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Colliers woman named state vice president WELLSBURG — Anna Gillespie of Colliers was elected vice president of the West Virginia Federation of Democratic Women when it held its annual convention recently in Wheeling. Gillespie, Linda Arbogast and Elsie Pompa were three delegates of the ...

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New members

Rotary Club of Steubenville held an orientation for its newest members where they learned about club activities, finances and Rotary International programs. Among those taking part were, from left, Kate Sedgmer, United Way of Jefferson County; Lisa Ward, Coleman Professional Services; Scott ...

Community news from around the area

New mystery novel focus of Coffee with the Author PARIS, Pa. — Weirton author Susan Spencer-Smith will discuss her new mystery novel, “Murder on Muddy Creek,” on Wednesday at Coffee with the Author, in the Gathering Room of Paris Presbyterian Church, 127 Steubenville Pike, Paris. The ...

CLUB LEADERS — New officers of the Woodland Garden Club are, from left, Verna Smolinsky, president; Joyce Griffin, treasurer; Amanda Roach, vice president; and Carole Patton, secretary. - Contributed

Woodland Garden Club installs officers

WINTERSVILLE — The Woodland Garden Club met Oct. 5 at Shorac Family Center with 17 members present. A covered-dish dinner was shared. The installation of officers was conducted by Jodi Russell, who presented a cooking ladle, serving spoon, spatula and slotted spoon representing the ...

SHS 1962

SHS Class of 1962 holds 55-year reunion

Members of the Steubenville High School Class of 1962 celebrated their 55-year reunion on Oct. 7 at a dinner at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church’s Hellenic Hall. They also attended a football game Oct. 6 and had a breakfast and tour of the school. Attending were, first row, from left, Paul ...

JUHS CLASS 1967

JUHS Class of 1967 holds 50-year reunion

Members of Jefferson Union High School’s Class of 1967 gathered for their recent 50-year reunion weekend festivities that included a visit to the Crew House Museum in Richmond and its JUHS memorabilia displays; a tour of the high school; a meet-and-greet at Scaffidi’s in Steubenville; and a ...

Community Calendar

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The community calendar is only as accurate as the information provided to it. Meeting changes and updates should be directed to Janice Kiaski, Herald-Star community editor, at jkiaski@heraldstaronline.com or (740) 283-4711, ext. 346.) Today Gamblers Anonymous and Gam-Anon, ...

Church news from throughout the valley

Sugar Grove United Methodist announces evening speaker TORONTO — Pastor Ricky Riggs will be the featured speaker for the 7 p.m. Sunday service at Sugar Grove United Methodist Church, located on county Road 68, Toronto. Singspiration Oct. 22 at Second Baptist Church STEUBENVILLE — ...

Wintersville UMC new collection site for Operation Christmas Child

WINTERSVLLE — Wintersville United Methodist Church, 702 Main St., Wintersville, will serve as a new drop-off location for the Samaritan’s Purse project, Operation Christmas Child, joining nearly 5,000 U.S. locations collecting shoebox gifts for children in need around the world. During ...

Community news from around the area

Art association to host watercolorist Wednesday STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville Art Association will host Phiris Kathryn Sickels of Pittsburgh at a Wednesday workshop and evening meeting, both in the conference room at Historic Fort Steuben, Steubenville. The workshop will be held ...