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Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville Cited: Erol Hosdil, 47, 330 Reserve Ave., red light violation; William A. Mercer, 25, 3605 Genteel Ridge Road, Wellsburg, expired plates and no operator’s license and Takim J. Green, 26, 963 Sherman Ave., driving under a suspension. Arrested: Edward C. Zaremba, 53, 1899 N. ...

About 20 Steubenville High School students in the scholars program helped the Salvation Army of Steubenville pack bags of food Friday morning for 62 area families who will receive assistance at the Dec. 20 distribution. Clockwise, from left, Sgt. Maj. Lorraine Linton and Lt. Erik Muhs expressed appreciation to the helpers, including students Carlo Biasi, Myla Gulan, Mia Pierro and Paige Everhart. — Janice Kiaski

Local Salvation Army remains in need of bell ringers

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — Bell ringers and donations are on the early Christmas wish list for the Salvation Army of Steubenville. “As of right now we’re still looking for volunteers for our Red Kettle campaign,” said Lt. Erik Muhs, who serves as commanding officer along with his wife, Barri ...

DONATION MADE — Donations of food were presented to Pastor D. W. Cummings at the Church Women United’s annual Christmas luncheon. The canned goods are for Bethlehem Apostolic Temple, Wheeling, and Shiloh Apostolic Faith Assembly, Weirton, pantries. On hand were, from left, Rebecca “Tish” Turner of the CWU; Pastor Cummings and his wife, Latisha Cummings; Cathy Cooper, president; and Diane Pastoric, citizens action chair.
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Church Women United hold Christmas luncheon

Community

WEIRTON — Church Women United members met for their annual December Christmas luncheon hosted by Helen Jeter and Rebecca “Tish” Turner of the Shiloh Apostolic Faith Assembly Church, Weirton. President Cathy Cooper welcome those attending. Karen Tate gave a reading titled “Christmas ...

Marriages

Daily Happenings

The following marriage applications were filed in Jefferson County: Alexander Vogel and Jessie Cornell, both of Steubenville. Timothy Ray McCourt and Crystal Gayle, both of Empire. Patrick Andrew Barry of Virginia Beach, Va., and Vanessa Jane McEwen of Toronto. Dustin Lee Phelps and ...

Oak Glen schools locked down after gun report

Local News

NEW CUMBERLAND — Two area schools were placed temporarily on lockdown Thursday morning after officials received reports of a youth with a gun near a Hancock County bus stop. Hancock County 911 received a call at 6:35 a.m. stating someone saw what they believed to be a school-aged child with ...

Church sermon topics

Community

-- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Pondering Words of Wisdom.” -- Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Are You Ready?” -- Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “The Word Expanded.” -- Covenant Presbyterian Church, ...

Briefs

Local News

State files lawsuit to recoup money STEUBENVILLE — The village of Smithfield, through the attorney general’s office, has filed a civil lawsuit against three former employees who were found to owe money after state audits in 2008 and 2009. The lawsuit, filed Thursday in common pleas ...

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Women’s group holds luncheon

Community

The Women’s Christian Fellowship group of the Wintersville Church of Christ held a covered-dish luncheon Dec. 3 to usher in the Christmas season. Chuck Bretell offered grace before the meal, supervised by Barb Prekup and Kay Fucco, was served. After lunch, Brenda Vandeborne led the attendees ...

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ICHS Band campaigns for new uniforms

Local News

WINTERSVILLE — The call is out to help raise funds for new attire for Indian Creek High School Marching Band uniforms. The band, in conjunction with the ICHS Band Boosters, kicked off a campaign on Tuesday to help raise $120,000 for updated uniforms. Band Director Donald Llewellyn Jr. ...

Jeffco Winter Wonderland Christmas sale upcoming

Local News

From staff reports STEUBENVILLE — Holiday shopping is on tap at the fifth-annual Jeffco Winter Wonderland Christmas Sale on Wednesday and Thursday at the Jeffco Training Center. The two-day event takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the community room of the training center, 2550 Cherry ...