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Mingo Woman’s Club hosting blood drive on Friday at Harmony UMC

MINGO JUNCTION — The GFWC Woman’s Club of Mingo Junction held their March meeting at the Mingo Senior Citizens Center, bringing a reminder from Vice President Stephanie Rouse about the club sponsoring a blood drive. It will be held from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday at Harmony United ...

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Symphony Jazz Quartet to do free concert at Leonardo’s STEUBENVILLE — Wheeling Symphony Orchestra has announced that the next performance of the WSO on the GO series, featuring Wheeling Symphony’s Jazz Quartet, will be held at 7 p.m. on March 29 at Leonardo’s Coffeehouse and ...

4-H Club News

Free Spirits The Free Spirits 4-H Club met March 4 at the Dairy Queen in Rayland with Kelly Valuska, adviser, presiding. Enrollment forms were completed, and project books were ordered. Members decorated Dairy Queen’s windows for 4-H Week to the theme “Inspiring Kids to Reach for the ...

Book review luncheon March 31

The 53rd-annual book review luncheon sponsored by the Literary Department of the Weirton Woman’s Club will be held March 31 at Undo’s (Holiday Inn) in Weirton, beginning at 2 p.m. The afternoon will feature a drawing for an Amazon Tablet Basket, a used book sale, door prizes and a 50/50 ...

Library team takes top honors in Kiwanis trivia competition

STEUBENVILLE — Twenty-one teams involving close to 200 participants gathered in the Steubenville High School Commons on March 9 for the ninth-annual trivia competition fundraiser coordinated and sponsored by the Steubenville Kiwanis Club. Tom Timmons, the club’s secretary-treasurer, was ...

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Rotary Club scholarships deadline set for Friday STEUBENVILLE — The Rotary Club of Steubenville has provided the “Service Above Self” Scholarship for many years to students in local schools, and that tradition continues. Over the years the scholarship has evolved and made changes ...

Celebrating Mardi Gras

The Red Hat Sassie Lassies recently celebrated Mardi Gras at the Bob Evans Restaurant in Weirton, where the meaning of the “King Cake” was explained by hostess Mary Louise Danek. In their Mardi Gras masks are, front, from left, Bonnie Courtney, Ruth Dalesandri, Judith Mikua and Connie ...

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Retired railroaders to start monthly breakfast meetings CHESTER — A monthly meeting welcoming all retired railroaders and crafts will kick off this month, effective March 28. Retirees are encouraged to meet at 11 a.m. for breakfast at EJ’s Restaurant, located at 807 Carolina Ave. A ...

ADK Alpha Tau Chapter (WV) meets

The Alpha Tau Chapter (WV) of Alpha Delta Kappa, international honorary organization for women educators, held its March meeting at EJ’s Restaurant in Chester. Velda Icard, immediate past president, presided. Chaplain Kathy Griffith gave a reading on the history of St. Patrick. After dinner, ...

Madonna High School Class of 1964 helps feed the hungry

Jim Pauchnik, right, Community Bread Basket board member and a 1964 graduate of Madonna High School, invited all class members to help at Community Bread Basket. “Over the years, several class members have responded by volunteering their time,” Pauchnik said. A few class reunions from ...