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Edison High School Homecoming court

Edison High School has announced its 2020 fall Homecoming court with the queen to be crowned Friday during the pre-game events before the Wildcats kick off against Beaver Local. The formal presentation will occur around 6:30 p.m. Among the candidates are, from left, Kenna Skeeles, Emma Scott, ...

Community news from around the area

Annual Quaker Day festival set for Saturday in Richmond RICHMOND — While many groups have dispensed with plans to hold their annual events, the Richmond Community Historical Society is forging ahead with Quaker Day, its September predominantly outdoor festival and a tradition of many ...

School supplies donated

Janet Ford, outreach chairman of the First Christian Church of Weirton, recently distributed more than $300 worth of school supplies to Jerry Van Dyke, assistant principal of Weirton Elementary. Teachers will use the supplies to supplement the needs of the students. The congregation of the ...

Class of 1960 of former Wells High School reunion

The Class of 1960 of the former Wells High School in Newell celebrated their 60-year anniversary on Sept. 5 at the home of Tom and Anna Mae Ogden. Those attending were, front, from left, Barbara Ulbright Troutman and Anna Mae Monroe Ogden, and back, Layman Eddy, Keith Mills, Tom Ogden and Kenny ...

Indian Creek Homecoming court

Members of Indian Creek High School’s 2020 Homecoming court include, from left, Sarah Crawford, Jayna Ziklo, Morgan Belt, Haleigh Marcino, Kameron Dorsey and Emily Buchanan. The queen will be crowned on Friday. -- Contributed

Women’s Golf News

CADIZ WOMEN’S GOLF LEAGUE The play of the day for the Cadiz Women’s Golf League on Sept. 16 was low score on Par 3’s. The winners were: A flight, Marilyn Kenny; B flight, Donna Griffin; and C flight, Sandi Polen. In addition, prize money was given for most fairways hit. Carol ...

Church sermon topics

- Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “The Unfair God,” www.CadizPresbyterian.org. - Christ United Methodist Church, East Springfield: “It’s Not Fair.” - Finley United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “By Abiding,” www.finleyumc.org. - First Church of Christ, Scientist, Steubenville: ...

Helping Weirton Christian Center

The Order of A.H.E.P.A. — Hancock Chapter No. 103 recently made a $2,000 donation to the Weirton Christian Center. The donation is to cover school supplies and COVID-19 supplies for the year which began Sept. 8. The Order of A.H.E.P.A. also has made donations in the past to help cover the ...

Community news from around the area

Wellsburg Kiwanis accepting orders for apple pie, roses WELLSBURG — The Wellsburg Kiwanis Club is combining its annual apple pie and rose sales, with orders due by Monday. Eric Fithyan, the club’s president, said the move is being made to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and in light of ...

Donates to program

On Sept. 3, Janet Ford, left, a representative of the First Christian Church in Weirton, presented 68 jars of peanut butter and 72 jars of jelly to Shannon Farley, physician assistant medical provider at Weirton Elementary who is in charge of the Weekend Backpack program. The congregation of ...

Toronto Community Garden, Noah Long Mural renewed

The Toronto Community Garden and the Noah Long Mural, both located at the corner of North Fourth and Clark streets in Toronto, have had a fresh new do-over, according to George Komar, president of the Toronto Coalition for Revitalization. Doug Griffith, local artist, repaired and repainted the ...

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‘#We Belong in College’ screening Sept. 23 at library WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Library will be holding a virtual screening of the documentary film “#We Belong In College” at 5 p.m. Sept. 23, with a discussion time following the video. The #WeBelongInCollege Campaign ...

Online prayer service for students, teachers, administrators

More than 1,200 people viewed the Moms In Prayer Back-to-School online prayer service” held Sept. 3 at the Sycamore Youth Center in Steubenville as they prayed for local students, teachers and administrators. The service remains available for viewing by going to the Sycamore Youth Center ...

Steubenville Art Association makes adjustments to events

STEUBENVILLE — Because of the coronavirus unpredictability concerns and out of concern for its membership, the Steubenville Art Association board has voted to cancel its fall and winter monthly meetings and will re-evaluate in February the possibility of a March meeting on the third ...

Chapter initiates new members

The A.H.E.P.A. Hancock County Chapter No. 103 recently initiated two new members — Shanon Schuetzner and John Porco — into the order. On hand were, seated, from left, Gary Mastromichalis, George Antoniou, Nick Proakis and George Payne; and standing, Steve Psaros, Schuetzner, A.H.E.P.A. ...

Ghost stories to be shared as part of Brooke Library event

WELLSBURG — Former news reporter and editor Judi Tarowsky will share ghost stories collected by Patrick Gainer, James G. Jones and Mack Samples as well as some of her own in a recorded presentation to be live streamed by the Brooke County Public Library at 1 p.m. on Thursday. Viewers will ...

Zone 7 Lions Cub meeting held in Mingo

MINGO JUNCTION — A social distancing cookout was held when the Zone 7 Lions Club meeting was held Sept. 1 at the Aracoma Park picnic shelter. Jeff Schultz, Mingo Lions president, provided and prepared the food for the event. John Stine, Zone 7 chairman, brought the meeting to order and ...

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Orders accepted through Sept. 25 for pierogie sale WEIRTON — A frozen uncooked cheese/potato pierogie sale sponsored by St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Weirton is under way through Sept. 25. The cost for a dozen pierogis is $9. To place orders, call (304) 479-0196. Order pick-up will ...

Picnic time for Tri-State Winemakers Club

The Tri-State Winemakers Club held its annual picnic at the Weirton Marina on Aug. 13. There were 20 members in attendance staying under the state mandate of no more than 25 people at gatherings. The picnic was potluck, and members also brought items to cook on the grill. The fellowship time ...