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Urban Mission dream turning into reality

STEUBENVILLE — The Rev. Ashley Steele, executive director of Urban Mission Ministries, finds it not so coincidental that the wrap-up service Oct. 20 for the mission’s 60th anniversary celebration year will bring a special announcement of a historic moment in the life of the Upper Ohio ...

Lions hear program on identity theft, scams

President Joyce Young. second from right, presided at a recent New Cumberland Lions Club meeting, introducing guests from Hancock County Savings Bank, including, from left, John Carland, Scott Lockhart and Jarret Gamble. The representatives offered information on how to prevent identity theft ...

Club champs

Town and Country Golf announced the club championship winners at their annual banquet at Froehlich’s Classic Corner on Oct. 3 as, from left, A flight gross winner Laura Froehlich, net Lucy Karaan, B flight gross Pat Zorne, net Dora Elizaga, and C flight net Sondra Hyde and gross Shirley Guida.

St. Nicholas Orthodox marking centennial

WEIRTON — St. Nicholas Orthodox Church will celebrate its 100th anniversary on Sunday. “The day will focus on the past and the future of the church, recognizing the founders’ accomplishments and what current members need to do to keep St. Nicholas strong for the next century,” said ...

Community news from around the area

130 years of ministry for Hammondsville UMC HAMMONDSVILLE — Hammondsville United Methodist Church will celebrate 130 years of ministry on Sunday with the 9:30 a.m. service including a time of sharing memories and praise singing. The Friends musical group will minister in music, and ...

Church sermon topics

- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “People Are Crazy, and Times Are Strange.” - Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “God’s Perspective.” - Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “One out of 10.” ¯ Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, ...

Charity Hospice topic for Wintersville club

WINTERSVILLE — As international outreach takes the focus this month, the GFWC/Ohio Woman’s Club of Wintersville will welcome pastor and missionary Tony Foglio as its program presenter when members gather for a noon luncheon and business meeting Oct. 17 at the St. Florian Event ...

Helping the hungry

When the Community Bread Basket in Weirton needs extra help, they usually call upon the local schools for assistance, explained board member, according to Tara Sheperd, program administrator. Students from Hancock County Schools’ Alternative Learning Center did just that on a regular Friday ...

Breast cancer awareness ceremony Oct. 16

STEUBENVILLE — In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Women in Action Against Cancer Coalition of Jefferson County will welcome the public to its 23rd-annual breast cancer awareness wreath ceremony on Oct. 16 at the Prime Time Center, located at 300 Lovers Lane. The ...

Community news from throughout the area

Fundraiser breakfast Saturday at Wayne Township center UNIONPORT — A fundraiser breakfast will be held from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Wayne Township Community Center in Unionport. The breakfast will include pancakes, sausage, sausage gravy and biscuits, eggs and sweets. Cost is ...