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-- Janice Kiaski

Woman’s club makes check presentations

Community

The OFWC Woman’s Club of Steubenville held its final meeting of 2017 on Dec. 4, demonstrating generosity with the presentation of $2,000 to the United Way of Jefferson County and $1,000 to Urban Mission Ministries. Involved in the check presentations were, top left photo, from left, Roxanne ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville Arrested: Tamara S. Jones, 39, 2008 Oregon Ave., failure to appear warrant out of municipal court, Saturday. Jefferson County sheriff Cited: Michael P. Keras, 41, 400 township Road 375, Toronto, no seat belt and fictitious plates. Arrested: Kyle N. Vinka, 27, 270 Second ...

FINDING A NEW HOME — The Rev. Calvin McLloyd of the Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church stands on the front steps of the former St. Anthony Catholic Church on South Seventh Street. McLloyd has signed a lease with the Gregory-Martin Funeral Home to use the vacant church for his congregation.
-- Dave Gossett

New congregation in century-old church

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — Members of the Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church are cleaning and painting the interior of the former St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church and planning for a dedication ceremony on Jan. 6. “Our first official service will be on Jan. 7. I have created a timeline of ...

ATTENDEES — Among those attending the Lions Club Zone 8 meeting held recently in Winteresville were, from left, Zone 8 Chair Terry Snyder, Brilliant Lions Club President Ralph Nickoson, District Committee Chair for Diabetes Awareness Becky Thornton and past District Gov. Steve Thornton.
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Lions Zone meeting includes reports

Community

WINTERSVILLE — The Brilliant Lions Club served as host of the Lions Club Zone 8 meeting held recently at Zalenski’s Family Eatery and Pub in Wintersville. Zone 8 Chairman Terry Snyder welcomed those attending. The invocation was given by Mingo Lions Club President Bill Snyder, and the ...

Dissolution

Daily Happenings

The following marriage dissolution was recorded in Jefferson County: Allan J. McNeil of Martins Ferry and Courtney E. McNeil of Rayland. Former name, Courtney Sambuco, restored.

Ruptured gas line causes house fire

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — A gas line in the basement of a house under renovation sparked a fire which did moderate damage to a house Saturday evening at 1626 Pershing Ave., the City Fire Department reported. The call initially came in around 9:53 p.m. Saturday as a gas line rupture but firefighters ...

Community news from around the area

Community

Grace’s Cupboard notes changes in December food distribution dates STEUBENVILLE — Grace’s Cupboard at Grace Lutheran Church, 2105 Sunset Blvd., will change its food distribution days to Thursday and Dec. 21 because of the holidays. Call the church at (740) 282-9064 to pre-register ...

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Making hats

Community

Pupils attending a midweek program call CHI RHO at First Presbyterian in Toronto learned how to loom knit thanks to Carolyn Owen, back row, middle, of the church’s yarn ministry outreach. During the seven-week fall program, pupils worked on knitting their own toboggans and spent the opening ...

Government calendar

Local News

To encourage citizen participation in local government, this calendar listing the meeting times and places of public agencies will appear every Monday. To list an event, call the Herald-Star newsroom at (740) 283-4711 or send a fax to (740) 284-7355. This week’s meetings ...