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Community news from throughout the area

Nominees sought for Follansbee Steel Magnolia Award Aug. 31 is the deadline to nominate a Follansbee area woman for consideration for the ninth-annual Steel Magnolia Award. Women who have overcome obstacles to positively impact the greater Follansbee community have the opportunity to ...

Special outing for Red Hats

The Weirton Sassie Lassies met recently at Abdalla’s in Stratton, an outing that included, seated, from left, Patty Channing, Diane Pastoric, Susan Rocchio, Mary Louise Danek, Joan Weaver and Connie Norwood, and standing, Charlene Brown, Shirley DeLuca, Cheryl Kondik, Wadene Nardo, Susan ...

Applause for Brooke beautification efforts

WELLSBURG — Youth Services Systems has recognized two businesses and a civic group for their efforts to beautify the city. In recent months the Wheeling-based group, which provides shelter and other services to troubled youth and their families, has recognized Brooke County groups and ...

Community news from around the area

Civil War Roundtable program set for Saturday at fort STEUBENVILLE — Historic Fort Steuben at 120 S. Third St., Steubenville, will host a special meeting and program of the Ohio Valley Civil War Roundtable on Saturday. Guest speakers will include Jeff Evans, educator, historian and ...

4-H Club News

Country Kids The Country Kids 4-H Club, led by adviser Cathy Core, held two recent summer meetings at the Jefferson County fairgrounds with Core in charge of one meeting and Anna Doyle in charge of the other. Booth and parade ideas for the upcoming Jefferson County Fair were ...

Porreca new deputy grand regent for W.Va. Women of the Moose

WELLSBURG — Linda Porreca, an active member of the Women of the Moose, will be leading and serving the organization at the state level as deputy grand regent. Porreca was honored at a reception held at the Wellsburg Moose Lodge and attended by many state and district Moose leaders, ...

Community news from throughout the area

Annual Goulds picnic happening Saturday MINGO JUNCTION — The 17th-annual Goulds community picnic will be held from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the lower GKL Wildlife Club grounds, Goulds Road, Mingo Junction. Coffee will be provided. Attendees are to bring a covered dish and ...

Family reunions

Kerr family FOLLANSBEE — The 60th Kerr family reunion was held July 15 at Follansbee Park for descendants of Frank and Lola Bell Kerr. There were 50 people attending, hailing from New York, Delaware, Maryland, Florida, Arizona, Kentucky, Massachusetts and Washington, Pa. The youngest in ...

Mingo Knights of Columbus officers installed

Mingo Knights of Columbus Council 4361 installed officers for the 2017-18 year. Shawn Zarych continues as grand knight for the eighth consecutive year and also served from 2005-07. Officers are, top photo, front, from left, Louis Simpson, trustee; Bill DellaPenna, trustee; Keith Crispino, ...

State winner

Mingo Knights of Columbus Council 4361 received a state award at convention as Capt. John Lemal, center, of the Steubenville Police Department is the blue coat state winner at the Ohio State Knights of Columbus, announced Shawn Zarych, left, Mingo council grand knight. With them is Bob Collins, ...