Community

Packages packed, blessed and on their way

RICHMOND — Mother of Hope Deanery has sent 32 cases filled with 524 individual Boxes of Joy to Cross Catholic Outreach’s distribution center in south Florida. The outreach means there will be more than 500 additional children receiving a Christmas gift and the message of Jesus Christ this ...

Church news from throughout the area

Rolling of the Scroll program Sunday at Quinn Memorial STEUBENVILLE — The Melinda Guy Women’s Missionary Society of Quinn Memorial AME Church will hold its Rolling of the Scroll program at 4 p.m. Sunday at the church, located at 515 North St. As the scroll is rolled, the names of ...

Starkdale to present live nativity on Sunday

STEUBENVILLE — The eighth-annual Live Nativity at Starkdale Presbyterian Church in Steubenville is scheduled for Sunday with six presentations repeated every half-hour starting at 5 p.m. The final one begins at 7:30 p.m. The live nativity is an indoor/outdoor production about the birth of ...

Helping others

Members of the Point Pleasant Ladies Aide recently collected personal care items for the residents of the Stone Pear Pavillion and Pepperberry Suites at The Orchards at Foxcrest in Chester. Top photo are, seated, from left, Penny Arnott; Virginia Ross, a member and former president of the ...

Church sermon topics

¯ Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Planting Gospel Seeds.” ¯ Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “The Path of Peace.” ¯ Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “The Messiah Has Come.” - Covenant Presbyterian Church, ...

Parade-goers also can visit Grand Theater

STEUBENVILLE — Visitors heading to downtown Steubenville on Saturday for the Sights & Sounds of Christmas: Nutcracker Magic 2018 Parade are welcome to stop in at the Grand Theater at 121 S. Fourth St., too, to come in from out of the cold and take a little look around. “The Grand ...

Old-fashioned country Christmas at Sycamore Center Tuesday

STEUBENVILLE — “An Old-Fashioned Country Christmas at Sycamore” is an evening of music and food that will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Sycamore Youth and Community Center located at 301 N. Fourth St., but doors will open at 5:30 p.m. “It will include some of the top youth and ...

Community news from around the area

Annual cookie walk Saturday at Christ UMC in Weirton WEIRTON — The annual cookie walk at Christ United Methodist Church will be held in the fellowship hall of the church at 3598 Pennsylvania Ave. on Weirton Heights on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Holiday cookies are $6 per dozen. ...

Weirton VFW, auxiliary present student awards

WEIRTON — Two local students received awards Monday from the Weirton Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 2716 and the VFW Auxiliary. Chad Durante, a senior at Weirton Madonna High School, was the post’s winner of the Voice of Democracy competition, and David Connors, a sixth-grader at St. ...

WV ADK chapters gather for Christmas brunch

Froehlich’s Classic Corner in Steubenville was the site of the Tri-Chapter Christmas brunch for the Alpha Kappa, Alpha Tau and Fidelis Gamma chapters of WV Alpha Delta Kappa, International Honorary Organization for Women Educators. Hosted by Alpha Tau, President Amanda Fisher presided at the ...