Community

Community Educational Outreach Service flourishing in Hancock County

NEW CUMBERLAND — Dating back to 1914, when it was known as the Farm Women’s Club, West Virginia University’s Community Educational Outreach Service is alive and well in Hancock County. Supported by the West Virginia University Extension Service, “WVCEOS is a place to belong, learn, ...

Candids from New York in the Valley

This page is devoted to photos I took at the first key fundraiser for Refuge 1:99, a long-term adult residential program for trafficking victims that Women in the Word Ministries, a 501(c)3, is on the threshold of opening in the Ohio Valley. New York in the Valley was held Feb. 25 at the ...

Community calendar

Today Gamblers Anonymous and Gam-Anon, 7 p.m., Wheeling College, Whelan Hall, 316 Washington Ave., Wheeling. Alcoholics Anonymous, Sunday Morning Awareness Group, open discussion, 10 a.m., Trinity Medical Center East staff conference room; information, (740) 266-5081; As Bill Sees It ...

Network hosts evening of music, awards

STEUBENVILLE — Nearly 300 people attended the Ohio Valley Youth Network benefit dinner held Feb. 22 at First Westminster Presbyterian Church in Steubenville, an evening of special music and awards. The network generated $10,250 in donations, and thanks to matching gifts, totaled $16,250 to ...

Church news, events from throughout the area

Soup and pie sale March 9-10 at Harmony United Methodist MINGO JUNCTION — Harmony United Methodist Church, 2119 Commercial St., is having a soup and pie sale March 9 and 10. Vegetable and bean soup is $6 a quart. There will be a variety of pies for $8, which will be available March 10 ...

Church sermon topics

-- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Lent — A Time to Recalculate Life.” -- Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Destroy This Temple.” -- Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “How Deep Is Your Love?” -- Covenant ...

Camera club competition winners announced

The Upper Ohio Valley Camera Club has announced competition winners for January and February. The theme category for January was “Food.” Winners were: First place, Dr. Himanshu Desai; second, Andy Tindor; and third, Barb Momyer. The open category winners are: First place, Cherie Metcalf; ...

Community news from around the area

Garden club hears program on Mittleider method TORONTO — The Rivers Edge Garden Club met Feb. 8 at the home of Gail Saner with 10 members attending. Brian Saner, son of the meeting host, presented a program on the Mittleider gardening course, noting he had used the Mittleider method in ...

Elks Junior Teens announced

WELLSBURG — The Wellsburg Elks Lodge has named Junior Teens of the Month for November through February. They are Emma Martino and Josh McAvoy, for November; Jaclin Hedmond for December; Alexis Faessel for January and Franchesca Higgins for February. All are pupils at Follansbee Middle ...

AG Pillowcases having sew-in Saturday

WINTERSVILLE — Even though Amazing Grace Pillowcase Inc. has been around almost five years now and has made and donated more than 10,000 pillowcases through an all-volunteer effort, the nonprofit organization remains an unknown to many area residents. But founder and president Mary J. ...