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Women’s golf news

BLACKMOOR The Blackmoor Ladies League played a game of “Bingo, Bango, Bongo” on July 23. Lucy Karaan took first place. There was a tie for second place between Tammy Cox and Janice Whitaker. Tammy Koutsky had the closest to the pin on hole No. 3. Denise Augustine had long drive on hole ...

Today in history

Today is July 29, the 210th day of 2018. There are 155 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 29, 1921, Adolf Hitler became the leader (“fuehrer”) of the National Socialist German Workers Party. On this date: In 1890, artist Vincent van Gogh, 37, died of an ...

‘An amazing day of blessing’

An outreach team from Brooke Hills Free Methodist Church, 1340 Washington Pike, Wellsburg, participated July 14 in a Masterpiece Makeover at Avis Arbor, the Washington, Pa., City Mission women’s shelter, in what was described as “an amazing day of blessing” by Cindy Fraer, the church’s ...

Church news from throughout the area

Metropolitan archbishop to make first local pastoral visits PITTSBURGH — Metropolitan Archbishop William C. Skurla, D.D. Sui Iuris, for the Ruthenians in the U.S.A., will make his first pastoral visitation to the Byzantine Catholic parishes in Jefferson County next weekend, it has been ...

Help Make-A-Wish Foundation

Children who participated in Chapel Hill Wesleyan Church’s Vacation Bible School collected hundreds of items for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, according to VBS Director Missy Robison. About three dozen children ages 4 through 12 collected nonperishable food and personal hygiene items during ...

Church sermon topics

-- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Stories, Seeds, Samples and Soils.” -- Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “How Far Will This Go?” -- Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: Guest speaker the Rev. Vaughn Foster, Families and ...

Toronto Union Cemetery site of Ghost Walks during August

TORONTO — Where’s the best place to hold a ghost walk? A cemetery, according to organizers of a local one that will be held next month. “This year as Toronto celebrates the 200th anniversary of its founding, it is only fitting that the Historical Society of Toronto invite you to a ...

Community news from around the area

Drug prevention at heart of Never Alone golf event NEW CUMBERLAND — The eighth-annual Tony Ruszkowski Never Alone golf event will be held Aug. 5 at Mountaineer’s Woodview Golf Course. The event is named for a local man who was killed in an auto accident in 2011 after struggling with ...

Library programs, activities lined up

STEUBENVILLE — Programs and activities lined up at the various locations of the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County include the following: Brilliant Branch, (740) 598-4028 Children: Play and Learn the Alphabet, for parents with children ages 2-6, will be held on Tuesday, ...

Hills School reunion held

The annual Hills School reunion was held July 9 at the shelterhouse at Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, located on state Route 213, Steubenville. A covered-dish dinner was served with 22 in attendance. Arrangements were made by Fred Vogt. The next reunion will be held in July 2019. On hand ...