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Ray Fleishour honored for 50 years in East Springfield Ruritan Club

EAST SPRINGFIELD — It was Ray Fleishour’s day to be extra appreciated. On April 7, the East Springfield man was presented an outstanding service award from the East Springfield Ruritan Club in recognition of his 50 years of community service in the club. “He is the only remaining ...

Community news from around the area

‘Sycamore Goes Broadway’ free performances Thursday STEUBENVILLE — The “Sycamore Goes Broadway” event involving the top local high school and college-age students performing a song from a Broadway musical will be held Thursday at the Sycamore Youth and Community Center, located at ...

Activities at the Brooke County Library

Movie night at the library WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Public Library will be showing the PG-rated film “Ralph Breaks the Internet” today at 5 p.m. In the film, Video game villain Wreck-It-Ralph must brave the Internet to help a Vanellope fix her game Sugar Rush. Call the ...

New members of ADK chapter

Alpha Kappa Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa initiated six new members at its meeting held on April 10. The new members of the women educators’ group are, from left, Sarah Howells, Jesse Schwertfeger, Amanda Tournay and Kristen Malinowski. Amy Kuzma and Denise Pasinetti also were inducted.

New Cumberland ‘Make It Shine’ Day focuses on Pride Park work

NEW CUMBERLAND — After several years of braving the cold and rain on “Make It Shine” Day, the New Cumberland Community Project volunteers finally had a sunny day for their annual event. Ten local volunteers gathered April 13 at Pride Park in New Cumberland to get the park ready for the ...

JVS health tech students heading to June national competition in Florida

BLOOMINGDALE — Junior health technologies students Azrielle Pratko and Sam Shrock will represent the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School this June when they head to Orlando, Fla., for the Health Occupations Students of America’s 42nd-annual International Leadership Conference. The ...

Community news from around the area

Church Relay for Life team plans fundraiser luncheon WINTERSVILLE — The Wintersville United Methodist Church Relay for Life team will be holding a fundraiser luncheon from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday in the fellowship hall at the church, located at 701 Main St. All proceeds from the ...

Women’s Golf News

Red Oaks Ladies League A nine-hole ladies league will begin play at the Red Oaks Golf Course in Bloomingdale on, April 29, beginning at 5 p.m., weather permitting. The evening’s format will be a scramble. All women golfers are welcome to play. Those planning to play should call the golf ...

Campus News

West Liberty University Lexus Ficca of Weirton, a sophomore at West Liberty University and a member of the university’s acrobatics and tumbling team, was one of four members honored as the Mountain East Conference coaches released its All-MEC Team. She was named a second-team All-MEC ...

‘Helper pillows’ special outreach

FOLLANSBEE — The Palm Sunday service at Follansbee United Methodist Church involved a special blessing for a special project. More than 100 “helper pillows” made by the Follansbee United Methodist Women were prayed over at the April 14 service by church Pastor Penny Calmbambacher before ...