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Brooke-Hancock Relay for Life to hold drive-up vigil

WELLSBURG — While the pandemic has affected plans for many community events during the last year, it’s not stopped cancer from entering, and in some cases taking, the lives of many people. Concerns about public gatherings resulted in the Brooke-Hancock American Cancer Society Relay for ...

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Annual Memorial Brick Run scheduled for Saturday; Tri-State Young Marines sponsor bus for veterans WINTERSVILLE — The American Legion Riders of Stevens-Christian Memorial Post 557 in Wintersville will hold their seventh-annual Memorial Brick Run on Saturday, and a special part of that will ...

Local artist accepted into Watercolor Ohio 2021

RICHMOND — Local artist Gina Judy of Richmond, a signature member of the Ohio Watercolor Society, has been accepted into Watercolor Ohio 2021 for her work “Ballet Series VII: All Dressed.” The work also recently took first-place honors at the Associated Artists of Butler County (Pa.) ...

Revival service May 22 in Weirton

Abundant Grace Bible Church, located at 3900 Brightway St., Weirton, is hosting a Christian revival on May 22 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. The revival will feature Christian preaching as well as live music by Led By Mercy, whose members are, from left, Aldo Pucci, Dan Taylor and Sandy Pucci. Also ...

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Congregation pays tribute to Delores Wiggins during service STEUBENVILLE — The congregation of Emmanuel Church of God in Christ, Steubenville, held a service of celebration and praise in honor of Delores Wiggins on Sunday, Mother’s Day. The celebration included talks, musical ...

Master Gardener volunteer training being offered this summer

STEUBENVILLE — The Ohio State University Extension office of Jefferson County is accepting new applications for the Master Gardener Volunteer training program for residents of Jefferson and Harrison counties. The Ohio State University Extension Master Gardener Volunteer program provides ...

Partnering for a holiday blessing

For more than 40 years, Fort Steuben Burial Estates, located at 801 Canton Road, Wintersville, has welcomed children to participate in the longtime Easter egg hunt tradition that sadly, noted Toni Madden, family service, Fort Steuben Burial Estates, was unable to happen in 2020 or this Easter ...

Weirton Woman’s Club meets Saturday

WEIRTON — The Weirton Woman’s Club, a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs, met on April 5 at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church. The executive board met prior to the general meeting. President Jeanne Amidon presided, welcoming members and introducing new member Roxanne ...

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Toronto Sunrise Seniors move to Karaffa Recreation Center, having special banquet Friday TORONTO — The COVID-19 pandemic has prevented the Toronto Sunrise Seniors from meeting regularly since March 2020. It’s also prevented plans to move tables, chairs, cabinets and other supplies from ...

CWU group observes May Friendship Day

The Weirton Church Women United group celebrated May Friendship Day on May 7 at Oakland Presbyterian Church in Weirton. “Agreed to Differ, Resolved to Love, United to Serve” was the theme, and Gerri Harbaugh served as program coordinator. Program participants included, from left, Nancy ...