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Tri-State Young Marines to host open house, enrollment Tuesday

WEIRTON — The Young Marines, a national youth organization, will hold an information session for prospective parents and youth for the Tri-State Unit at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Weirton VFW Post No. 2716, located at 2534 Main St. The Young Marines is a youth education and service program for ...

Library programs, activities set

STEUBENVILLE — The Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County has announced the following lineup of programs and activities: Main Library, (740) 282-9782 Adults: Book club will meet for discussion on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. The group will discuss Barbara Delinsky’s “Before and ...

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Historical marker honoring Forest W. Buchanan to be unveiled, dedicated Aug. 31 AMSTERDAM — A historical marker honoring the memory of Amsterdam’s Forest W. Buchanan will be unveiled and dedicated during a ceremony at 10 a.m. on Aug. 31 at the Amsterdam gazebo in the center of ...

Catholic Central High School Class of 1959 holds 60-year reunion

Members of Catholic Central High School’s Class of 1959 held their 60-year reunion with a mixer on Aug. 16 at Scaffidi’s Restaurant in Steubenville and a dinner on Aug. 17 at the home of Jim Cunningham. On hand were, seated, from left, Theresa O’Malley Hamrock, Gloria Bianco Popp, Louise ...

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Country Friends announces entertainment for weekend COLLIERS — Country Friends will host Bud Sapp’s Country Sounds on Friday and Country Friends on Saturday at the Memorial Hall located at 67 Police Lodge Road, Colliers. The doors open at 6 p.m., the dance starts at 7 p.m., and the ...

Cloverbud camp fun

Hosted by the WVU Hancock County Extension office, a one-day camp for 4-H Cloverbuds was held on July 31 at the New Cumberland City Building. Cloverbuds are youth, ages 5-8, who aren’t yet old enough to be regular 4-H members. Campers learned about the four H’s: Head, Hands, Heart, and ...

Family reunion

Woodburn McKnight TORONTO — The Woodburn McKnight family celebrated their 75th reunion on July 21 at the Toronto Shelter. Relatives from Toronto, Florida, New York, and Cleveland attended the reunion where prayer was led by Shirley Riggleman, followed by a pot-luck dinner, then a family ...

Fort accepting orders for memorial bricks

STEUBENVILLE — Memorial bricks are a special way to honor a friend or relative, especially one who served in the military. And it’s not too late to place an order for them, which will be installed in October at the Veterans Memorial Fountain area at Historic Fort Steuben at 120 S. Third ...

Area woman crowned Mrs. Beckley Kids Classic Queen

NEW CUMBERLAND — MyLinda Toothman Kimball was crowned Mrs. Beckley Kids Classic Queen on Aug. 3 at the Tamarack in Beckley. She also won Mrs. Photogenic in her division. Kimball resides in New Cumberland with her husband, Blaine Kimball. She is employed by Aecom Architectural Engineering ...

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Jefferson County Farm Bureau announces scholarship awards WINTERSVILLE — The 2019 recipients of the two $500 Jefferson County Farm Bureau scholarships to Zachary Barnett and Kayla Wood have been announced. Barnett, the son of Jennifer and Robert Barnett of Wintersville, is a recent ...