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Mingo Woman’s Club holds opening meeting with Valley Hospice program

MINGO JUNCTION — The GFWC Woman’s Club of Mingo Junction held their opening September meeting at the Mingo Senior Citizens Center with President Sharon Cole-Isner presiding and Roetta Lewis giving the invocation. Stephanie Rouse introduced Chris Orris, community liaison for Valley ...

Camera club winners announced; photos to be on display at library

WINTERSVILLE — The Upper Ohio Valley Camera Club held its annual competition on Sept. 17 at Two Ridges Presbyterian Church in Wintersville. The judges were professional photographers Amber Faith Dawson, Paul Cowey and Brandi Birkheimer. More than 400 photos were submitted to be judged in 16 ...

Eagle Scout project helps cats

“The homeless cats throughout our Tri-State Area will have a safe and warm home, thanks to one dedicated Boy Scout,” announced Tom Goff, vice president of the Hancock County Humane Foundation, who noted that George Wansack from Troop 334, Cove Presbyterian Church in Weirton, combined his ...

Community news from around the area

‘Keep the Motor Running’ topic of Thursday workshop NEW CUMBERLAND — “Keep the Motor Running” will be the lesson of the month when the Newview CEOS club meets on Thursday. The lesson, written by Lauren Prinzo, WVU Extension agent from Marion County, will be presented by Betty ...

Mingo Lions Club presented plaque

MINGO JUNCTION — The Mingo Lions Club members held their September meeting at the residence of Jeff Schuetz with President William Snyder presiding. The opening prayer was given by Dr. William Johns. Leroy Milewsky led the members in the pledge of allegiance to the flag. Guests were ...

Women’s golf news

MOUNTAINEER THURSDAY MORNING 18-HOLE GOLF LEAGUE Sept. 19 Mountaineer Thursday Morning 18-Hole Golf League winners were: First flight low gross, Mishal Hawthorne; first flight low net, Barb LoVaglio; second flight low gross, Erin Ankrum; and second flight low net, Janet Stukins. ...

Campus news

Ohio State University Brandon Fowler of Mingo Junction and Ian Cunningham and Ashlee Taylor, both of Steubenville, participated in summer commencement at Ohio State University. Maurkesha Young of Steubenville was named to the university’s summer dean’s list.

Ready for pumpkin roll orders

St. Agnes Catholic Woman’s Club is kicking off its pumpkin roll sale on Monday. They are $9 each. To place an order, call St. Agnes Hall in Mingo Junction at (740) 535-0098, Mondays through Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon or from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Orders also can be placed by calling Pat ...

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Youth and community rally Sunday at Harding Stadium STEUBENVILLE — Former NFL Prospect and Arena Football player Markus McFolling will be the featured speaker at an All Valley Youth and Community Rally at Harding Stadium on Sunday, beginning at 6 p.m. McFolling was injured while performing ...

Church sermon topics

- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Look At All The Gifts.” - Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Why We Worship.” - Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “A Hard Truth.” ¯ Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “Somebody’s Watching ...

An evening with the ‘Bridesmaid’s Daughter’

Today’s community page features candids taken at the Sept. 19 banquet meeting of the Jefferson County Historical Association, featuring guest speaker Nyna Giles, who discussed “The Bridesmaid’s Daughter,” a mother-daughter memoir involving the late Steubenville native Carolyn ...

YWCA ‘Taking the Lead’ continues Wednesday

STEUBENVILLE — The YWCA of Steubenville’s “Taking the Lead” series continues Wednesday for the 2019-20 season, welcoming Steubenville High School Athletic Director Lynn Meyer as the guest speaker. The informal presentation begins at 8 a.m. and includes a breakfast and lasts about an ...

Library announces programs, activities

STEUBENVILLE — The Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County has planned the following activities and programs at its various locations: Main Library, (740) 282-9782 Adults: Color pages designed for adults on Tuesday, anytime from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Coloring pages and coffee ...

Community happenings from throughout the area

Jefferson County Farm Bureau has new location, employee WINTERSVILLE — The Jefferson County Farm Bureau recently has relocated the office from the Bantam Ridge Road location to 43029 Industrial Park Road, Suite C, Cadiz 43907. The phone number will remain the same at (740) 266-6603. ...

Celebrating 16 years

The La Bonne Vie Chapter of the Red Hat Society met Sept. 19 at Scaffidi’s Restaurant in Steubenville to celebrate their 16th year together, an occasion that included sharing memories, playing games and eating birthday cupcakes. On hand to celebrate were, front, Ruthie Morris; seated, from ...

Buckeye Local Homecoming court

Buckeye Local High School’s 2019 Homecoming festivities will take place this weekend with the queen being crowned at the football game Friday against River View and the king chosen during a pep rally and Homecoming Olympics earlier that day. The Homecoming dance will be held from 7 p.m. to 11 ...

Veterans resource fair Saturday

STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Veterans Service Commission will hold its annual resource fair from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday. All area veterans are welcome to attend the event, which will be held in the second-floor conference room of the Towers Building at 500 Market St. “We have ...

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Nicholas M. Mamula receives his 50-year Mason pin WEIRTON — Nicholas M. Mamula of Colliers recently received his 50-year pin and card at the Weirton Masonic Lodge No. 171. The presentation was made Aug. 13 “in grateful recognition of 50 years of membership in the craft.” The ...

Special presentation

At the September meeting of the Alpha Kappa Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa, President Rachel Reardon, left, presented Brooke County Teacher of the Year Jenna Harms with a potted mum. “The members of Alpha Kappa Chapter are proud of Jenna and her passion and dedication for preschool ...