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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

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 ...

Weirton Woman’s Club visits Geriatric Center

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. ...

Steubenville Art Association has four artist exhibitions at the fort

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

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 ...

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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 ...

NEW EXHIBITION — From left, Martyna Matusiak, Michalena Wawrzyczek-Klasik, Bob Villamagna, Michal Klasik and Artur Masternak are shown in the Nutting Gallery at West Liberty University. The Polish artists are part of new exhibition that continues through March 8.

Nutting Gallery welcomes Polish artists to exhibition

WEST LIBERTY — West Liberty University’s Nutting Gallery opened a new exhibition featuring three visiting Polish artists, Michalina Wawrzyczek-Klasik, Michal Klasik and Artur Masternak. The exhibition is open through March 8. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. weekdays or by ...

WINNERS — Valley’s Got Talent group winner  Celia Mergen, left, and Hannah Mergen, right, is pictured with Leia Hunt, an Indian Creek High School senior who is scheduled to speak at a benefit dinner concert set Thursday at First Westminster Presbyterian Church in Steubenville.

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Ohio Valley Youth Network to host benefit dinner concert STEUBENVILLE —The Ohio Valley Youth Network will host a benefit dinner concert at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at First Westminster Presbyterian Church, 235 N. 4th St. There will be a number of youth performing at the event, including Maisie ...

Cadiz library program to educate about bees

By DYLAN McKENZIE Staff writer CADIZ — The Puskarich Public Library will host a program titled the magnificent bee at 6 p.m. Wednesday. The program is designed to help raise awareness about bees and the critical role they play in the agricultural process, according to organizers. In ...

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Tri-State Marine Corps Club dedicates flag

The Tri-State Marine Corps Club recently dedicated an encased American flag to Basil’s Sports Bar in Weirton. Owner Pete Basil Jr. had contacted Tabatha Urchuck, retired Marine Corps lance corporal and a member of the group, to have a smaller American flag framed for his business. Basil ...

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Red Hat Sassy Lassies meet

The Weirton Red Hat Sassy Lassies met recently at Bob Evans Restaurant in Weirton. Attending were Shiela Falk, Patty Channing, Joanne Morrison, Joan Weaver, Shirley Deluca, Barb Coburn, Margie Lemasters, Nancy Conkle, Ruth Dalesandri, Cheryl Kondik, Wadene Nardo, Carolyn Drizake and Connie ...