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Weirton Woman’s Club marks 95 years

WEIRTON — It started the Mary H. Weir Public Library, used to maintain a wildlife sanctuary on Marland Heights and sold close to $60,000 in war bonds and stamps in 1942 and 1943. Its art department donated the Forged in Steel sign at Main Street and Freedom Way and the statue of the girl ...

Local bugler to be part of anniversary event

WINTERSVILLE — On Sunday at precisely 11 a.m. (local times), more than 300 buglers and trumpeters from 39 states and five countries will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I with a worldwide sounding of Taps and The Last Post, sponsored by Taps for Veterans. The ...

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Weirton Woman’s Club hosting ‘Fashion to the Maxx’ Sunday WEIRTON — The GFWC Weirton Woman’s Club is sponsoring a “Fashion to the Maxx” Style Show featuring fashions by T. J. Maxx of Steubenville. The fundraiser will be held Sunday at Undo’s in Weirton. Doors open at 1 ...

Visit with trick-or-treaters

During the annual trick-or-treat held Oct. 24, residents of the Villa Vista Royale and the Villa Royale gave out candy and the facilities offered refreshments for more than 100 children and their parents. “It was open to the community and is something we do every year,” explained Sue ...

Holiday Splendor set for Dec. 2; tickets on sale through Nov. 26

WINTERSVILLE — The approach of the holiday season brings the return of a Christmas season staple as the 17th-annual installment of Holiday Splendor is set for Dec. 2. The luncheon and style show featuring a variety of vendors and boutique shopping will be held at St. Florian Hall in ...

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Santa’s Runway is Saturday at Millsop Community Center WEIRTON — Santa’s Runway craft and vendor show will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday at the Millsop Community Center, 3420 Main St. The fourth-annual event will feature more than 75 local vendors offering handmade ...

Fort Steuben Chapter DAR inducts new member, hears program on first ladies

STEUBENVILLE — The Fort Steuben Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution met Oct. 13 at Froehlich’s Classic Corner in Steubenville. Chapter Regent Karen Blanc presided. Opening exercises involved DAR Schools Chairman Nancy Valles; Second Vice Regent Vickie Joseph; American History ...

Youth group collecting items for outreach project

FOLLANSBEE — The Sycamore Tree Ministries Youth Group will again be collecting items, through Nov. 19, to be distributed to children in underdeveloped countries by Operation Christmas Child. Suggested items include personal hygiene items, except toothpaste; small stuffed animals; and ...

Addresses Rotarians

Anthony Mougianis, president and CEO of Apollo Professional Cleaning and Restoration as well as Team ATG in Wintersville, was the guest speaker at the Nov. 2 meeting of the Steubenville Rotary Club. He also serves as the parish council president of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, president ...

Blue Star Memorial marker gets refurbished, reinstalled

WEIRTON — The Blue Star Memorial Marker on Three Springs Drive in Weirton has been re-erected after having undergone repairs in recent months. The marker was the first of its kind in West Virginia when it was installed in 1970 at the triangle on Freedom Way. During road construction in ...