Community

50 years of worship

Two Weirton natives, West Liberty University President Stephen Greiner, left, and retired professor David Javersak, attended the WLU Interfaith Chapel celebration marking 50 years of campus service in December. An open house was held, with performances by the WLU Singers and a history ...

Sharing their prize

The Follansbee Lions Club won one quarter of beef through a drawing held by the West Virginia Sight Foundation and donated it to Mark Latimer, a local veteran; and his family. Seen with Latimer, center, are George Dragonir, the club’s treasurer; and Larry Lee, its president.

Community calendar

Today Gamblers Anonymous and Gam-Anon, 7 p.m., Wheeling College, Whelan Hall, 316 Washington Ave., Wheeling. Alcoholics Anonymous, Sunday Morning Awareness Group, open discussion, 10 a.m., Trinity Medical Center East staff conference room; information, (740) 266-5081; As Bill Sees It ...

Former area woman reflects on Peace Corps experience

As the new year unfolds, former local resident Amber Pestian remains happy to be back home and settled into her routine, but she’s happy, too, for having spent 27 months as a Peace Corps volunteer in Thailand. Pestian is the daughter of Kevin and Anita Pestian of Sarasota, Fla., formerly of ...

Church news from throughout the area

Christmas services this weekend for Holy Resurrection Church STEUBENVILLE — Holy Resurrection Serbian Eastern Orthodox Church of Steubenville has announced its Christmas schedule of services. Holy Resurrection is one of two Orthodox churches in the valley to still use the old Julian ...

Church sermon topics

-- Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Arise, Shine for Your Light Has Come.” -- Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “A New Direction.” -- Covenant Presbyterian Church, Steubenville: “Do Not Fret.” -- Empire United Methodist Church: “In ...

Steubenville Kiwanis Club plans for annual trivia night fundraiser

STEUBENVILLE — Members of the Kiwanis Club of Steubenville have begun planning for their eighth-annual trivia night competition. Specifics were reviewed at the club’s first meeting of the new year held Jan. 2 at the YWCA of Steubenville. The yearly fundraiser, chaired by Tom Timmons, ...

Community news from around the area

Variety of activities, programs offered through library system STEUBENVILLE — The Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County will hold a variety of programs and activities at its various locations, including: Adena Branch, (740) 546-3782 Adults: Stop in to color pages ...

Historical society looks to next project

RICHMOND — The first meeting of 2018 for the Richmond Community Historical Society will be discussion about a warmer-weather project — getting the back wall of the Crew House Museum on Main Street re-pointed. A major undertaking of 2017, according to historical society officers, involved ...

Community news from around the area

Country Friends to host Neon Knights, on Friday, Smooth Country on Saturday COLLIERS — Country Friends will host George Kokos and the Neon Knights on Friday at the Memorial Hall located at 67 Police Lodge Road, Colliers. The Smooth Country Band will perform on Saturday. Monday is open ...