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Bloomingdale announces plans for holiday events BLOOMINGDALE — The Bloomingdale Make A Difference Committee is making plans for the village’s July 3 and 4 holiday events. The July 3 schedule will include a flag raising at 6 p.m.; the national anthem performed by the Rev. Melody Essex of ...

New Cumberland Lions install new members

NEW CUMBERLAND — President Don Deemer presided when the New Cumberland Lions Club met recently, introducing several guests. They included 1st Vice District Gov. Gary Pitcock and Past District Gov. Bernice Pitcock. Bernice Pitcock inducted new members Jim Gillespie, sponsored by Bob ...

Juneteenth Festival is Friday, Saturday

STEUBENVILLE — Second Baptist Church, 717 Adams St., will present its second-annual Juneteenth Festival celebrating African-American heritage from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. A community-oriented event open to the public, the festival will be held on South Eighth Street-Short ...

Parting shots from the Dean Martin Festival, Hometown Celebration

Jefferson County Juvenile-Probate Judge Joseph Corabi, left, stands with Joseph Quattrone, center, and Lou Martini Jr., who was master of ceremonies at the Dean Martin Festival, at the Spot Bar on Friday. Quattrone left Steubenville in 1960 and became the barber at the U.S. House of ...

Credit unions host senior prom

The Weirton-Wellsburg Chapter of Credit Unions hosted a senior prom at Serra Village Retirement Community in Weirton recently for its residents in what was an evening of food, fun and entertainment. The credit unions provided favors to all residents attending the event; a disc jockey provided ...

4-h News From The Area

Ohio 4-H State Leadership Camp Bryan Blazeski was selected to represent Harrison County at the Ohio 4-H State Leadership Camp at 4-H Camp Ohio, which was held June 2-6. Nationwide and Farm Credit Mid-America partially sponsor the program by providing camp scholarships to 4-H members ...

Community happenings

‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Saturday at Mary H. Weir Library WEIRTON — The Mary H. Weir Public Library will present Disney’s “A Wrinkle in Time,” rated PG, on Saturday, beginning at 2 p.m. The film is based on Madeline L’Engle’s Newbery award-winning novel for children. ...

Scholarship awarded

Rachel Reardon, center, a Brooke County teacher, was awarded a $1,000 Carrie Higginbotham Memorial Scholarship at the West Virginia Alpha Delta Kappa convention in Huntington. Reardon plans to use the scholarship, which was named for the group’s first state president, for further training. ...

Outing for Sassie Lassies

Meeting recently for a special outing of the Weirton Red Hat Sassie Lassies at Ponderosa Golf Course in Frankfort Springs were Connie Norwood, Joan Weaver, Wadeane Nardo, Marge Phillips, Peggy Kula, Queen Ruth Dalesandri, Shirley DeLuca, Barb Coburn, Bonnie Courtney, Judith Mikula, Cheryl ...