Community

Corn festival Aug. 13

Christ United Methodist Church will hold its 11th-annual corn festival from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 13 on the church grounds located at 3598 Pennsylvania Ave., Weirton Heights. This year’s event includes all-you-can-eat corn on the cob; a Chinese auction; and entertainment by Two Old ...

Church news from throughout the area

Annual Polish Fest Sunday at Serbian Picnic Grounds WEIRTON — Sacred Heart of Mary Parish in Weirton will celebrate its annual Polish Fest from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Serbian Picnic Grounds, 36 Kings Creek Road, Weirton. The festivities will begin with a Mass at noon with ...

Church sermon topics

-- Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Feed Thousands with a Handful.” -- Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “The Birth of a New Age.” -- Covenant Presbyterian Church, Steubenville: “The Parable of the Lost Sheep.” -- Empire United ...

Rob Parissi returning for concert Aug. 12 in Mingo

MINGO JUNCTION — Mingo’s Rob Parissi will be coming home next weekend to play some more of that funky music, and it’s not too late to purchase a ticket for the performance that will help fund local scholarships. Hoodstock 2017 will be held Aug. 12 at the Mingo Knights of Columbus Hall ...

Community news from around the area

Ladies of Steel gathering scheduled for Aug. 30 WEIRTON — The seventh-annual Ladies of Steel gathering will be held Aug. 30 at the Serbian Picnic Grounds, Kings Creek Road, Weirton, beginning at 5 p.m. All women who worked for National Steel, Weirton Steel or ISG Weirton or who ...

Art exhibitors

Steubenville Art Association member Paula Siebieda of Bellaire has an oil painting titled “Tin Pan Alley” that was accepted into the Ohio State Fair Professional Juried Exhibition and continues to be on display through Sunday. Only 370 pieces out of more than 1,700 were accepted in ...

Key Club’s efforts recognized in Wellsburg

WELLSBURG — From assisting with the sale of apple pies at the Wellsburg Applefest to packing stockings for troops serving abroad and volunteering at the Easter Bunny trail at Brooke Hills Park, the 2016-17 school year was a busy one for the Brooke High School Key Club. And leaders and ...

Honored for service

Earlier this year the Brooke County Board of Education recognized members of the Brooke High School Key Club for receiving President’s Volunteer Service Awards for their service to the community. With Brooke High School Principal Tim Pannett, left, were Key Club members Emily Donley, Rebecca ...

Community news from around the area

Irondale Community Days scheduled for Friday and Saturday IRONDALE — Irondale Old-Fashioned Community Days will be held Friday and Saturday at the park in Irondale. It kicks off Friday at 5 p.m. with the Irondale Volunteer Fire Department hosting a fish and chicken dinner with french ...

Weirton Events Center, Community Bread Basket partnering for a purpose

WEIRTON — The Weirton Events Center and Community Bread Basket will partner with a purpose on Aug. 11. Dan Greathouse, executive director of Top of West Virginia Convention and Visitors Bureau, recently suggested to Jim Pauchnik, Community Bread Basket board member, an idea to conduct a ...