Community

Churches announce events, activities

‘Messiah in the Passover’ April 2 in East Springfield EAST SPRINGFIELD — “Messiah in the Passover,” a “vivid and exciting demonstration showing how Jesus fulfilled the ancient feast of Passover,” will be presented April 2 at East Springfield United Methodist Church of the ...

Church sermon topics

- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “I Saw the Light.” - Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “The Light of the World.” - Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “A Good Role Model.” - Covenant Presbyterian Church, ...

THE MORE THE MERRIER — Breast cancer survivor Diane Pernick and her husband, Fred, hold some of the stuffed animals being collected until after Easter at the Mingo Senior Center for donation to patients at the Children Cancer Center at Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh.
-- Janice Kiaski

Stuffed animal collection is under way in Mingo

MINGO JUNCTION — Diane Pernick of Mingo Junction is on a mission to collect at least 100 stuffed animals. But they’re not for her. Her plan is to donate them to the Children’s Cancer Center at Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh for its patients, her motivation personal experience in ...

What’s going on throughout the area

Volunteer meeting, open house April 3 at Historic Fort Steuben STEUBENVILLE — Historic Fort Steuben and Steubenville Visitor Center, 120 S. Third St., will host a volunteer meeting and open house on April 3, beginning at 6 p.m. Volunteer tour guides are needed to greet visitors and lead ...

NEW PRIEST — Deacon Andrew Nelko, with his wife Kaila, has been assigned to St. Nicholas Orthodox Church on Colliers Way, Weirton. Nelko, who will soon graduate from St. Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, will be ordained Saturday and begin his duties in June. 
-- Contributed

St. Nicholas welcomes new priest

WEIRTON — John Schultz, St. Nicholas Orthodox Church president, announced that after a four-year wait, a priest has been assigned to the church. “It is with great joy that I announce that His Eminence Archbishop Melchisedek, has given his final blessing for Deacon Andrew Nelko to be ...

Academy board member Stan Gaston, center, 
with academy newcomers  Bill Cunningham, left, 
and Jack Billham
-- Janice Kiaski

A.L.L. open house previews spring semester

STEUBENVILLE — A preview of spring course offerings awaited returning and new members of the Academy of Lifelong Learning who attended Saturday’s open house held at the St. Joseph Center on the campus of Franciscan University of Steubenville. Iris Craig, president, welcomed those ...

-- Warren Scott

Working together

Cancer survivor Jenny Dickinson presented $7,300 to Kristopher Grimm, center, and George Komar, organizers of the seventh-annual Campbell-Dickinson St. Patrick Run-Bike-Walk for Trinity Health System’s Teramana Cancer Center’s Emergency Assistance Relief Fund and the Toronto Revitalization ...

Community happenings

Irondale UMC hosting fish dinner fundraiser Friday IRONDALE — Irondale United Methodist Church, 75 Grant St., will host a fish dinner fundraiser from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at the church. The dinner includes fish, macaroni and cheese, green beans, cole slaw, applesauce, rolls, dessert ...

Esther McCoy
MANY VARIETIES — Buffalo Mac and Cheese is a dish filled with veggies and different cheeses. There are many ways to prepare the favorite dish of so many. Use a recipe or use your imagination.
-- Esther McCoy

Mac and cheese a classic with variety

SMITHFIELD — China, Germany, Italy, Spain, wherever macaroni originated, it was gradually introduced into the United States and has been traced back to the 16th century. Thank goodness for that. The name macaroni is from “marcus,” meaning divine dish. With the influx of Italians ...

Community happenings

Weir High School marching band holding quarter auction WEIRTON — The Weir High School marching band will hold a quarter auction April 8 at the Greater Weirton Senior Center located at 3425 Main St. The doors open at noon, and the auction begins at 1 p.m. Admission is $5 and includes one ...