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Memorial Day weekend miracle with longtime missing dog tag turning up

TORONTO — What are the odds that a U.S. Army dog tag lost about six decades ago makes its presence known over the Memorial Day holiday weekend, finding its way back to relatives in the process? A long shot to be sure, but Toronto resident Bob Oxier sees it more like a series of ...

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Sarasota Ohio Valley Reunion is getting canceled this year SARASOTA, Fla. — What would have been the 11th-annual Fornsaglio-Pestian National Sarasota Ohio Valley Reunion scheduled for June 26-27 in Sarasota has been canceled this year because of the coronavirus pandemic ...

DAR chapter makes cemetery improvement

Over the Memorial Day weekend, members of the Fort Steuben Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, including Patti D’Aurora, Susan Davidson, Donna Dennis and her husband, Larry Dennis, met at Union Cemetery in Steubenville to make improvements to the veterans’ section ...

Brooke-Hancock Relay for Life plans June 6 luminaria ceremony

WELLSBURG — Even though the event won’t be as it usually is, the Brooke-Hancock Relay for Life will still honor cancer survivors and remember those who lost their fight But the public’s help is needed in this effort, according to organizers. Because of safety guidelines resulting from ...

Memorial Day convoy

Because East Springfield’s Memorial Day parade had to be canceled, a Memorial Day convoy was held instead with anyone interested in participating meeting at the old East Springfield grade school and then proceeding to the East Springfield Community Center parking lot where “The ...

Friday meal program to start at Sycamore Youth Center

The Sycamore Youth Center, located at 301 N. Fourth St., Steubenville, will hold a weekend meal distribution program beginning on Friday and continuing through early July. The program, which will be conducted every Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., is funded partially by a grant from the ...

Community news from around the area

Italian Heritage Festival scholarships are announced along with Italian-American of the Year honoree Dewey Guida WHEELING — The 38th-annual Undo’s Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival has been canceled for this summer because of concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, and the ...

Community News From Around the Area

Starting Points Food Pantry has new hours WEIRTON —The Brooke Hancock Starting Points Family Resource Center Community Pantry has new hours of operation. The pantry is now open from noon to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Brooke Hancock Family Resource Network’s office at 1300 ...

Campus news

Bethany College BETHANY — Graduates of Bethany College’s Class of 2020 included the following area residents: Kristen M. Ewing of Follansbee; Amanda G. Casto of Wellsburg, magna cum laude; Michael A. Ceraolo of Weirton, summa cum laude; Payge J. Farmer of Wellsburg; Kevin A. Nuckols of ...