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Second Baptist hosting Juneteenth Festival on Friday and Saturday

STEUBENVILLE — Second Baptist Church, 717 Adams St., will present its third-annual Juneteenth Festival celebrating African-American heritage from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. A community-oriented event open to the public, the festival will be held on South Eighth Street from ...

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Summer open houses continue at Richmond Crew House RICHMOND — The Richmond Community Historical Society is continuing its schedule of summer open houses at the Crew House Museum on Main Street. The next one will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. The open houses will be held on the ...

New member inducted

The Brilliant Lions Club inducted Allison Yanssens as a new member at a recent business meeting where Ralph Nickoson conducted the induction service. From left are Jim Everson, second vice president; Nickoson; Yanssens; and Dave Porter, president. A family dinner was held recently with Porter ...

Financial checkup wraps up ‘Taking the Lead’

STEUBENVILLE — A “financial checkup” is what participants got at the June installment of the YWCA of Steubenville’s ongoing “Taking the Lead” economic empowerment breakfast series. The monthly informal programs held at the YWCA of Steubenville, located at 320 N. Fourth St., have ...

All systems go for Jefferson County Relay for Life

TORONTO — This weekend’s Jefferson County Relay for Life isn’t just an event for groups who have organized as “teams” to raise money for the American Cancer Society. It’s for the entire community, according to Emily Russell, who is serving as co-chair of the event along with Tom ...

Community happenings

Tri-State Marine Corps Club Auxiliary to meet July 8 WEIRTON — The Tri-State Marine Corps Club Auxiliary met June 10 with President Shirley Brecht presiding. Chaplain Mary Ann Smith gave the prayer, and Marcy Spano read names on the prayer list. Vice President Darlene Kemp conducted ...

Hancock County Humane Foundation hosting dinner fundraiser on Sunday

NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County Humane Foundation will be hosting a fundraiser dinner from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at Cove United Presbyterian Church, 3404 Main St., Weirton, in addition to a Chinese auction. For a $15 charge, there will be a choice of entrees, including smoked pulled ...

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Betty Tanaka to represent Hancock County at festival NEW CUMBERLAND — For the first time in several years, the Hancock County Community Educational Outreach Service is sending a “County Belle” to the West Virginia State Folk Festival. Betty Tanaka is a relative newcomer to the ...

Red Hats outing

The Weirton Red Hat Sassie Lassies met recently for a special outing to the North Star Lounge on Noblestown Road. Attending were front, from left, Diane Plesa, Joan Weaver, Mary Louise Danek and Diane Pastoric; middle, Martha Varitek, Jo Anne Morrison, Shirley DeLuca, Barb Coburn, Sheila Falk, ...

Fidelis Gamma Chapter awards scholarship, holds memorial

WEIRTON — The West Virginia Fidelis Gamma Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa International Sorority for Women Educators met June 6 at Williams Country Club in Weirton. As the members entered, hostesses Pat Accettolo and Elaine Ferrari had decorated the tables with pots of colorful Gerbera ...