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Justin DeVore and Virginia Carpenter are shown with some of the already donated gifts.
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Annual Christmas Angel Tree project under way by Chester Arts Club

CHESTER — Marlene Flemming Murray, a member of the Chester Arts Club, has initiated the annual Christmas Angel Tree project for the W. Va. Veterans Home in Barboursville, W.Va. President Joann Hobbs donated the Christmas tree while members decorated the tree with lights and gift tags. ...

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Annual basket drawing under way

The Literary Department of the Weirton Woman’s Club, a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs of West Virginia, is holding its annual basket drawing at the Mary H. Weir Public Library, a United Way agency member. All the baskets were donated by members of the literary department, ...

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Tri-State Ladies Tea Society meets

Members of the Tri-State Ladies Tea Society traveled to Mars, Pa., for their annual holiday tea held in November at the Johnston House where the women enjoyed a luncheon and shopping. The tea marks the traditional start of the holiday season for the members. The event also was occasion to ...

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Country Friends to host square dance band, Sands of Time COLLIERS — Country Friends will host the Country Hoedown Round and Square Dance Band on Friday at the Memorial Hall located at 67 Police Lodge Road, Colliers. Sands of Time will entertain on Saturday. The doors open at 6 p.m., ...

LOOKING FOR SUPPORT — The Relay for Life of Jefferson County will be promoting interest in the relay to be held from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. June 16 when relay supporters have a presence in Saturday’s Christmas parade in Steubenville, which begins at noon. Planning for it at the November relay meeting were seated, from left, Judy Fellows, Karen Lundquist, Connie Crawford, June Crago and Bernice Richards; and standing, Emily Russell, Nate Fellows, Michele Purviance, Dianna Landberg, Lisa Elder, Brenda Mieczkowski, Roxanne Gillis and Tom Simmons.
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Relay for Life to have presence in parade

STEUBENVILLE — Area supporters involved in this year’s Relay for Life of Jefferson County will be having a Christmas parade presence Saturday in hopes of generating interest for the fundraiser that has had a longtime local presence in raising funds for the American Cancer Society. “Sock ...

Lions Club hosting luncheon at School of Bright Promise

STEUBENVILLE — Christmas will come a little early at the School of Bright Promise as the Steubenville Lions Club hosts its annual holiday luncheon on Wednesday. About 10 members of the Lions Club and Harding Middle School Leo Club are expected to serve faculty, staff and special needs ...

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Advent program Wednesday at St. Joseph the Worker WEIRTON — St. Joseph the Worker Church, 229 California Ave, will host an Advent program Wednesday, beginning at 7 p.m. It will be presented by the Franciscan Sisters T.O.R. of Steubenville. The evening’s theme will be “It’s ...

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Weirton Knights make donation

The Weirton Knights of Columbus Council No. 3734 recently donated $500 to St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Weirton to assist with the purchase of bells for the bell choir. On hand for the presentation were, from left, Mario Patrizio, Knights of Columbus officer; the Rev. Dennis ...

REPRESENTATIVES — Three Tri-State Young Marines members selected to represent the Ohio Valley at the Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade and commemoration activities under way through Dec. 9 are, front, from left, Young Marine Pvt. 1st Class Richard Barr Jr. and Young Marine Lance Cpl. David Connors; and back, Young Martin 1st Sgt.  Enrique Herrera.
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Young Marines part of Pearl Harbor events

WEIRTON — Each year, Young Marines from across the country travel to Pearl Harbor and the Navajo Code Talkers in Window Rock, Ariz., to honor surviving veterans and their families for their historic and dedicated service to the United States. This year, three members of the Weirton-based ...

CHAPTER ACTIVITIES — The Fort Steuben Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently donated lap robes to two dialysis clinics. At the Davita Dialysis Clinic, Paris, Pa., are, from left, Nancy Valles, project chairman; Sabrina Taggart, facility administrator; and Karen Blanc, chapter regent. 
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DAR Chapter makes donations, holds workshop

STEUBENVILLE — The Fort Steuben Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met Nov. 11, Veterans Day, at Froehlich’s Classic Corner in Steubenville. Chapter Regent Karen Blanc called the meeting to order. Prospective members attending were Roberta Fedouch and Lynn Modranski. ...