Community

Grant awarded

The Committee for the Restoration of the Weirton Nativity Set recently received a grant award from the John C. Williams Charitable Trust which is administered through the PNC Charitable Trust Grant Review Committee. The grant will help the committee purchase the remaining statues to complete ...

Church news from around the area

St. Andrew Orthodox Church announces fundraisers MINGO JUNCTION — A chicken dinner fundraiser at St. Andrew Orthodox Church, Cemetery Lane, Mingo Junction, will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 27. Whole and half chicken dinners will be available for purchase. Call (740) 535-0397 on ...

Church Women United prepare for World Community Day

WEIRTON — The executive board of Church Women United of Weirton met recently for the fall meeting at Weirton Heights Memorial Baptist Church with President Cathy Cooper extending the welcome and reading a devotion titled “Waiting, Trusting, Hoping.” There were 35 attending. Memorial ...

Church Women United prepare for World Community Day

WEIRTON — The executive board of Church Women United of Weirton met recently for the fall meeting at Weirton Heights Memorial Baptist Church with President Cathy Cooper extending the welcome and reading a devotion titled “Waiting, Trusting, Hoping.” There were 35 attending. Memorial ...

Church sermon topics

¯ Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Do You Want Some Cheese and Crackers With That Whine?” ¯ Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “I Want You to Do Whatever I Ask.” ¯ Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “Another Second ...

Salvation Army prepares for holiday season

STEUBENVILLE — The Salvation Army of Steubenville is preparing to help area residents in need this holiday season, but first things first. Lts. Erik Muhs and his wife, Barri Vazquez-Muhs, corps officers and pastors at the post at 332 N. Fourth St., will be accepting Christmas applications ...

Community happenings from throughout the area

Apple Stirrin’ Time Saturday, Sunday in Unionport UNIONPORT — Unionport Grange No. 2728 is ready for the 40th-annual Apple Stirrin’ Time this weekend at the event site, located off Jefferson County Road 39 in Unionport. The festival runs from 8 a.m. to dusk on Saturday and Sunday ...

‘Greek Sweets and Splendid Vendors’ on Saturday

All Saints Greek Orthodox Church Ladies Philoptochos Society presents “Greek (and American) Sweets and Splendid Vendors” on Saturday at All Saints Hellenic Memorial Hall, 3528 West St., Weirton. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with pastries, including baklava, fudge, ...

Community news from around the area

Home gardening contest winners are announced NEW CUMBERLAND — Ann Bailey, agricultural and natural resources assistant, West Virginia University Extension Service, Hancock County, has announced the winners in the first WVU Hancock Brooke Extension Home Gardening Contest. Residents from ...

Scholarship awarded

Eastern Gateway Community College has awarded its annual W. Hunter Vaughan, M.D. Scholarship to Kristen Lumpkins, a second-year radiology student in the radiologic technology program. The scholarship was established in 2007 to assist local residents pursuing an associate of applied science ...