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Coalition receives Pugliese grant

The Women In Action Against Cancer Coalition recently was awarded a $1,000 grant through the Charles M. and Thelma M. Pugliese Charitable Foundation. The money will be used to provide Pap smears and mammograms for underserved women and provide prostate screening through the April Minority ...

Festivities detailed for Juneteenth Festival on Friday, Saturday

STEUBENVILLE — Second Baptist Church, 717 Adams St., Steubenville, will present its Juneteenth Festival celebrating African American heritage during two days of festivities. The community-oriented event open to the public will be held from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the ...

Series of Toronto Ghost Walks set to kick off June 28

TORONTO — Who says ghosts are “spooky?” The Historical Society of Toronto is gearing up for its second season of bringing to life former Toronto citizens and the true stories they have to tell, or maybe never got to tell, when they hold their Ghost Walks, set for June 28, July 26 and ...

Country Friends announces schedule of entertainment

COLLIERS — Country Friends will host the Light Touch Dance Band on Friday at the Memorial Hall, located at 67 Police Lodge Road in Colliers. On Saturday, the Country Friends Band is scheduled to entertain. The doors open at 6 p.m., and the dance starts at 7 p.m. and ends at 10 p.m. for ...

4-H News

Cross Creek Tomahawks The Cross Creek Tomahawks met June 11 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds with T.J. Birney leading the gathering attended by 10 members. The progress of individual projects was discussed with demonstrations to be ready for the next meeting, which will be held June 28 ...

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Youth tennis camp held

The Millsop Summer Youth Tennis Camp was held June 5-9 at Starvaggi Park with 25 area children attending. Sandi Gajtka, Jeff Gajtka and Sue Wesie directed with members of the Madonna High School and Weir High School tennis teams assisting. Summer tennis continues at Starvaggi Park on Monday ...

MEETING HIGHLIGHTS — Newly installed officers of the Richmond Lions Club are, seated, from left, Bob Alpino, secretary; Marge Alpino, lion tamer; Taylor Cain, president; Mark Johnson, treasurer; and Sanh Huscroft, first vice president; and standing, Leonard Orwick, assistant secretary; Don Swickard, membership committee; Linda McConnell, tail twister; Dustin Van Fossen, second vice president; Brian Applegarth, three-year director; Kenny Miser, two-year director; and Pete Olivito, membership committee.
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Richmond Lions Club installs officers and presents awards

RICHMOND — Officers were installed for the 2017-18 year and awards presented when the Richmond Lions Club recently held its installation dinner at the Glenn Mills Community Senior Center in Richmond. Jim Everson, past Zone 5 chairman, served as the installing officer of the new club ...

PRESENTATION MADE — From left, James Cunningham and Melanie Cunningham are shown with their daughter, scholarship recipient Jewelene Cunningham; Dewey the wonder horse; and Brooklyn Van Curen, Faye Verhovec and Doc Bradley, members of the Harrison County Ohio Horsemen’s Council and scholarship committee  who awarded Jewelene with a horse camp scholarship to Faith Ranch in Jewett.
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Horsemen’s Council awards scholarship

CADIZ — Harrison County Ohio Horsemen’s Council has awarded its 2017 horse camp scholarship to Jewelene Cunningham who will be attending Faith Ranch in Jewett for one week of horsemanship training and other camp activities. Cunningham, 10-year-old daughter of James and Melanie Cunningham, ...

Community news from throughout the area

Special needs swimming party Sunday at Weirton pool WEIRTON — The West Virginia Northern Panhandle Autism Society is holding a special needs swimming party from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday at the Starvaggi Memorial Pool, weather permitting. The event is free to anyone with special needs. ...

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Wrapping up

Members of the GFWC WV Follansbee Twentieth Century Club met recently for its closing gathering of the season held at the Follansbee Presbyterian Church fellowship hall. Pat Accettolo gave devotions, and Heather Tokas was welcomed as a guest. Janet Benzo gave a report on the club’s ...