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FISH to observe 50 years of service to Hancock County

CHESTER — The Chester-Newell Friends In Sending Help organization will mark its 50th anniversary of service to the community next year. According to Ed LaNeve, president of the non-profit’s board of directors, F.I.S.H. has been providing emergency help for those in northern Hancock County ...

West Liberty University celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

WEST LIBERTY — West Liberty University is observing Hispanic Heritage Month through Oct. 15, as part of its Campus and Community Diversity Committee outreach. “It’s important to recognize the influence of our Latino communities,” said Felipe Rojas, associate professor of Spanish in ...

RSVP volunteers applauded at luncheon

STEUBENVILLE — The Retired Senior Volunteer Program of Columbiana and Jefferson counties celebrated its Jefferson County volunteers during a recent thank-you luncheon and extended an appeal for volunteers to help get a food delivery program off the ground and on the road for homebound ...

Toronto Seniors pay tribute to Doris Matyas

TORONTO — The Toronto Seniors paid tribute at their Sept. 16 meeting to Doris Matyas, surprising the longtime leader with presents and celebrating her 13-year reign as the group’s president. While serving as president she planned clubs trips every year. Her community service includes ...

Oldies dance planned for Oct. 2 in Chester

The Chester Beautification Committee will be hosting the fifth-annual Rock Springs Park Oldies Dance on Oct. 2 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the City of Chester Municipal Building. The dance is a great time of classic oldies, music, food, door prizes and community fellowship, according to Dustin ...