Community

Summer program at fort has July openings

Area pupils in grades four through six are invited to sign up for the second session of the Summer Youth Educational Program that will be held July 8-12 at Historic Fort Steuben. Participants will have the opportunity to have an in-depth and hands-on experience of history as they learn about ...

Sewing awards

Harrison County Junior Fair sewing contestants received awards at the Junior Fair Night program on Monday. Sara Cunningham, left, Country Friends 4-H, made a Wild West horse skirt with gold braid trim and a brown top, worn with a western denim jacket, cowboy hat and boots to complete her outfit ...

A Red Hat prom

The La Bonne Vie Chapter of the Red Hat Society met June 20 at Scaffidi’s Restaurant in Steubenville to celebrate a Red Hat spring prom. On hand for the event were, seated, from left, Ruthie Morris, Lucia Scaffidi, Prom Queen Elba Hada, Estrella Hess and Pat Butler; and standing, Theresa ...

IACC makes scholarship, donation awards

SMITHFIELD — Scholarship presentations were the highlight of the Italian American Cultural Club’s May meeting held at Le Chateau Pier in Smithfield The club presented $1,000 scholarships to Joelle “Joey” Tarquinio in memory of Teresa Zryini; Maia Talarico in memory of Bob Ryan; ...

Community happenings from throughout the area

Tour of Civil War section of Union Cemetery on July 2 STEUBENVILLE — Historic Fort Steuben and the Steubenville Visitor Center will host a tour of the Civil War section of Steubenville’s Historic Union Cemetery led by Jeff Evans on July 2, beginning at 6 p.m. The tour will focus on ...

Attend Girls State

Brooke High School juniors who attended Rhododendron Girls State at Davis and Elkins College in Elkins, W.Va., included, from left, Rachel Kazmirski, sponsored by Bethany Woman’s Club; Halee Vizyak, sponsored by Follansbee American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 45; Megan Gilchrist, sponsored by ...

New members for Alpha Mu Chapter

CARROLLTON — The Alpha Mu Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma held its spring meeting at Ponderosa in Carrollton, which included the induction of new members and a program by Trang Moreland, author of “Just Smile and Say Hello.” President Barbara Pritts welcomed Moreland and new members Sally ...

Library reading club events detailed

STEUBENVILLE — “A Universe of Stories” Summer Reading Club activities have been announced at the various locations of the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County. They include: Main Library, (740) 282-9782 Children in grades three through six will learn about the “Moons ...

African Children’s Choir to perform at two locations on Sunday

“The African Children’s Choir melts the hearts of audiences with their charming smiles, beautiful voices and lively African songs and dances,” notes a news release about the group, which will be performing at two local locations on Sunday as part of its “Just As I Am” tour. That ...

Campus news

Bethany College Bethany College announced the fall and spring president’s and dean’s lists. Fall president’s list: Amanda Casto, Wellsburg; Benjamin Fedoush, Weirton; and Brooke Provenzano, New Cumberland. Fall dean’s list: Whitney Abbott, Michael Ceraolo, Sierra Mortimer, Austin ...

Women’s golf

Cadiz Women’s Golf League The Cadiz Women’s Golf League played a “Predict Your Score” game on June 19. Hostesses Nep Rowland and Peg Buchanan announced winners closest to their predictions. Flight A was Janis Cook. B flight was a tie between Joanne Hardman and Tracy Amos. In C ...

In the military

U.S. Air Force Airman Alexa R. Clutter graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Clutter is the daughter of Deborah S. Rodriguez of Richmond and Shelly B. Irvine of Steubenville and wife of Christopher C. Clutter of Goldsboro, N.C. She is ...

Blood drive Tuesday

The American Legion Emrys Watkins Post 45 will be hosting a blood drive in the Legion social hall located at 998 Main St., Follansbee, from noon to 4 p.m. on Tuesday. Call (800) 733-2767) to make an appointment or visit Red Cross Blood.org and enter: AmLegionEWPost45 to schedule an appointment. ...

Youth rally on Thursday

The Sycamore Youth Center will be partnering with the Anointed Kids of Calvary, a group of youth from the Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, to put on a youth rally titled “The Youth Are Our Future.” The free event will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on June 27 at the center ...

Community news from around the area

Mount Zion Baptist Church having 100th celebration STEUBENVILLE — Mount Zion Baptist Church, 221 N. Seventh St., Steubenville, will hold its 100-year church anniversary from Sunday through June 30. “The Best is Yet to Come!” is the theme. Participants will include Bishop Jermaine ...

Vacation Bible Schools

Abundant Grace Bible Church WEIRTON — Abundant Grace Bible Church, 3900 Brightway St., Weirton, will host Vacation Bible School from 10 a.m. to noon on July 8-11. “Roar Vacation Bible School: Life is Wild, God is Good!” is the theme of the event for children in kindgergarten through ...

Church sermon topics

- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Don’t Get Derailed.” ¯ Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “Is This Who I Am?” - Covenant Presbyterian Church, Steubenville: “Peter’s Sermon.” - Finley United Methodist Church, Steubenville: ...

Candids from Holy Trinity Greek Festival

The bad news is that another June installment of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church’s annual Greek Festival in Steubenville, a four-day celebration of the food, music and the culture of Greece, is in the history books. Today’s community page offers a few photos from my visits there to ...

At car show

Gary Hallock brought his 1984 Buick Regal Limited for the classic car show as part of the Steubenville Hometown Celebration held June 15..

Second Baptist hosting Juneteenth Festival on Friday and Saturday

STEUBENVILLE — Second Baptist Church, 717 Adams St., will present its third-annual Juneteenth Festival celebrating African-American heritage from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. A community-oriented event open to the public, the festival will be held on South Eighth Street from ...