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COMPRESSOR MOTOR — The motor for one of the gas compressors being fabricated at Bidell Gas Compression’s Weirton facility sits ready for delivery Monday morning. The company shipped out its first unit Monday, following four months of work.
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Bidell ships first unit from Weirton

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WEIRTON — Monday marked a milestone for Bidell Gas Compression, as the first compressor units fabricated at its Weirton facility were shipped out to customers in the natural gas industry. “This is a big day,” Tom Welch, engineering manager, said Monday morning as the units were going ...

HELLO, MR. LINCOLN — Area resident Jim Crouse impersonated Abraham Lincoln as part of his program presentation at the February meeting of the Weirton Woman’s Club. Welcoming him were President Diana Durst, left, and Sandra Robbins, program chairman. 
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Abraham Lincoln impersonator guest at Weirton Woman’s Club

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WEIRTON — The Weirton Woman’s Club held its February at St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church with President Diana Durst welcoming members, who exchanged box lunches. Jane McCoy presented the inspiration and led members in the pledge of allegiance and recitation of the club ...

W.Va. schools face possible walkout later this week

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WHEELING — Northern Panhandle public school administrators are determining how to address the potential walkout by teachers and service personnel this week. As of Monday, school was still scheduled to be in session on Thursday and Friday, according to administrators, though that is subject ...

Weirton Woman’s Club visits Geriatric Center

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WEIRTON — The Religious Values Committee of the Weirton Woman’s Club met with residents at the Weirton Geriatric Center for February. Shirley DeLuca presented a program on Lithuania. She was part of a mission volunteer group who taught at the Lithuania Christian University for 13 summers. ...

Police reports

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Steubenville Cited: Jesse J. Risdon, 22, 480 Dolezal Road, Dillonvale, speeding; Amanda L. Stewart, 23, 6242 state Route 213, Toronto, speeding; Ashlena N. Moore, 22, 221 Clifton Ave., Mingo Junction, speeding; and Gene A. Smith Jr., 50, 3048 state Route 213, Steubenville, open ...

Steubenville Art Association has four artist exhibitions at the fort

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STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville Art Association has the works of four artists on display during February at the Visitors Center at Historic Fort Steuben, 120 S. Third St. They are Linda Ard, Jeanne D’Anniballe, Nancy Morris and Judy Schmidt. Ard is a self-taught artist who started out ...

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Wins first place

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Steubenville Art Association member Gina Judy of Richmond, pictured here at the North Hills Art Center, 3432 Babcock Blvd., Pittsburgh, recently won first in watercolor, one of six awards given at the Mid-Winter Hues Regional juried by pastel artist Gail Beem. The piece, “Life Cycle,” is a ...

Community news from around the area

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Lenten dinners on Wednesdays at Sacred Heart of Mary WEIRTON — The Holy Family Guild at Sacred Heart of Mary Church in Weirton is continuing its tradition of preparing and serving lenten dinners in the parish dining hall at 200 Preston Ave., every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. through ...

Hancock County approves hazard plan

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NEW CUMBERLAND — Hancock County commissioners on Thursday approved a second plan to help with possible hazard events, this time with Brooke County. The commissioners approved the Brooke Hancock Regional Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan, which gives the counties opportunities to ...