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4-H project involves sewing face masks

STEUBENVILLE — Some Jefferson County 4-H members are using extra time on their hands being home from school because of the coronavirus to help a greater cause — making nonsurgical protective face masks to help those on the front lines. That includes 12-year-old Mya Keenan of Bloomingdale, ...

Community briefs

U.M.W.A. Local 1304 cancels April meeting HOPEDALE — The United Mine Workers of America Local 1304 has canceled the Saturday regular meeting. The tentative date for the next regular meeting, which will include the election of the delegate for the convention, will be May 2 at Capraro’s ...

A helping hand

Pictured are some of the members of the Christian Brotherhood of Second Baptist Church, located at 717 Adams St., Steubenville, who helped with repairs to a handicap ramp for Connie Blackwell. The ramp’s need for repairs caught the attention of William Hendricks and Kym Morgan, the drivers of ...

Brooke Library encourages participation in ‘Big Read’

Those finding themselves spending much of their time at home can join thousands of others in taking part in the Big Library Read, the world’s largest digital book club, which will take place next week, said officials with the Brooke County Public Library. The library is among more than ...

Campus News

Bethany College BETHANY — Bethany College has announced the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the fall semester of the 2019-20 school year. Local students are: President’s List: Amanda Casto, Wellsburg; Brooke Provenzano, New Cumberland; and Hanna Williams of ...

Drive-in services a worship alternative

Church drive-in? That’s what a few local houses of worship are holding in the wake of the COVID-19 coronavirus resulting in church closures for the time being. Sunday will bring the second time for the outdoors, stay-in-your-car service for Impact Church in Weirton and Brooke Hills Free ...

Church sermon topics

- Finley United Methodist Church, Steubenville: Just the Right Tim,.” (www.finleyumc.org.) - Sugar Grove United Methodist Church, Toronto: “Except Ye Be Born Again.” (service online)

Wintersville Church of Christ suspending worship services

WINTERSVILLE — In compliance with Gov. Mike DeWine’s order, the elders of the Wintersville Church of Christ, located at 31 Two Ridge Road, have decided to suspend worship services until April 12, pending further events. Anyone needing assistance or prayer can still contact church ...

Friendship Room offers aid to local vulnerable with area residents’ help

STEUBENVILLE — Mollie McGovern said a recent video post on the Friendship Room Facebook page got a “great response.” In it, she explained why she and her husband, Bill, started the all-donation-funded, private, non-government, Christian-based house of hospitality seven years ago at 419 ...