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Young Marines have drill, presented coins

WINTERSVILLE — Steubenville City Schools’ aviation instructor Natalie Campana and Phil Bender of Pier Aviation served as hosts of the last drill of the summer for representatives of the Weirton-based Tri-State Young Marines, which was held Aug. 4 at the Jefferson County Airpark in ...

‘Response to Health Crisis’ topic of Thursday presentation

STEUBENVILLE — The Ohio Valley Youth Network, in partnership with the Jefferson County Family Recovery Center, will continue its four-part Zoom/Facebook live talk Thursday from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. It will feature Dr. Paul Macdonald, pediatrician with Family Medical Care Community Center, ...

Reception Sunday for GFWC-OFWC President Marjean Sizemore

WINTERSVILLE — An informal reception Sunday at St. Florian Event Center will honor Wintersville resident Marjean Sizemore’s unconventional installation as the 62nd president of General Federation of Women’s Clubs/Ohio Federation of Women’s Clubs for the 2020-22 term. The GFWC ...

Final chicken blast of 2020 happening on Wednesday

WEIRTON — The Serbian Men’s Club chicken blasts held at the Serbian Picnic Grounds of Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Church are coming to a close, with this Wednesday being the final sale. Orders must be placed Wednesday between 6 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. for the hearth-cooked, slow-roasted ...

Knights of Columbus present check to Catholic Charities

Baci Carpico, right, past state deputy of the Ohio Knights of Columbus and a member of the Ohio Charity Foundation, recently presented a check for $7,522.96 to Rose Raveaux, director, Diocese of Steubenville Office of Catholic Charities and Social Concerns, center, and Leah Perdue, social ...

Pandemic doesn’t stop CCHS Class of 1976 from reunion plans

Despite the coronavirus pandemic impacting most every aspect of normal life, committee members involved in the planning of Catholic Central High School Class of 1976’s 45-year reunion are forging ahead, taking advantage of the latest technology to conduct their reunion planning meetings ...

Community news from around the area

Brooke Library book club to meet virtually on Thursday WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Public Library’s book club will meet virtually to discuss Lisa See’s “Snow Flower and the Secret Fan.” The group will meet online at 5 p.m. on Thursday and will learn of the book to be discussed ...

Women’s golf news

Cadiz Women’s Golf League On Wednesday, the play of the day for the Cadiz Women’s Golf League was “Low Score on Par 4’s.” The winners were: First place, Ellen Barner; second place, Jane Galigher; and third place, Marilyn Kenney. The closest to the pin skill winner was Tracey ...

Church sermon topics

- Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “Who Do You Say I Am?” www.CadizPresbyterian.org. - Christ United Methodist Church, East Springfield: “Who Do You Say That I Am.” - Finley United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Coming Again,” www.finleyumc.org. - First Christian Church of ...

Help with displaying artwork

While most high schools require students to perform community service along with maintaining a high grade-point average for qualification into their honors programs, community service opportunities have been hard to find during the past few months in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to ...

Community news from around the area

New scholarship program provides high-speed Internet access for Ohio students COLUMBUS — In an effort to close the digital divide that has become apparent during the COVID-19 pandemic, Western Governors University Ohio is offering Online Access Scholarships, providing high-speed Internet ...

Jefferson County Junior Fair candids

Despite restrictions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s still plenty going on this week at the Jefferson County Junior Fair at Friendship Park in Smithfield. Ava Cline, 12, a member of the 43 Ramblers 4-H, one of the older clubs in the county, took time to dry her cow before ...

Alberta Swiger

Alberta Vivian (Gray) Swiger, 85 of Weirton, WV died peacefully on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at Weirton Geriatric Center. Born on March 21, 1935 in Follansbee, WV a daughter of the late Calvin and Mary (Bailey) Gray. She is also preceded in death by her beloved husband, John Swiger, Sr; ...

All Saints Philoptochos Society donates items to Brooke Place

WEIRTON — All Saints Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society held an informal meeting on July 30 at the Hellenic Memorial Hall where a COVID-friendly luncheon was sponsored by one of the members. Twenty-four members were in attendance. Darlene Ballas and Debbi Karnoupakis shopped and ...

Community news from around the area

Hancock County Museum Commission votes for building repairs to get under way NEW CUMBERLAND — The regular meeting of the Hancock County Museum Commission was held Aug. 6 on the lawn of the museum with President Vivian Weigel presiding and leading in the pledge of allegiance. Minutes of ...

Checks presented

The Toronto Coalition for Revitalization recently presented checks totaling $500 to Capt. Charlie Daniels of the Toronto Police Department to assist in the funding of Christmas with a Cop. Daniels is the coordinator for community workers assigned by Judge Lisa Ferguson of the District One Court ...

Young Marines attend N.C. school

WEIRTON — Youth members of the Young Marines from across the country participated in leadership school during the summer months, including representatives of the Weirton-based Tri-State Young Marines. YM/Cpl. Richard Barr Jr., 12, of Mingo Junction, and YM/LCpl. Shaun Lebbano Jr. of ...

Historic Fort Steuben has 19th Amendment commemoration exhibit

STEUBENVILLE — One hundred years ago, on Aug. 18, women of the United States celebrated the final ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution giving women the right to vote. Historic Fort Steuben, 120 S. Third St., is commemorating that achievement with a exhibit on ...

Fun at the Jefferson County Junior Fair

Rick Nale stands beside his 1951 Ford truck as Frank Santa and Paul Greene look it over. Nale said the truck has all original equipment, two water pumps and a two-barrel carburetor. “There are no turn signals, you have to wind down the windows, to get a breeze there’s no air conditioning ...