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Bloomingdale committee plans

yard sale for Friday, Saturday

BLOOMINGDALE — The Bloomingdale Make A Difference Committee will be holding a two-day fundraiser yard sale this week at the Bloomingdale Town Hall.

It will be held Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All items are by donations only and will include Christmas decorations, toys, furniture, some appliances and household items.

All proceeds will go toward the village’s Fourth of July celebration.

Church continues holiday

cabbage roll and pierogie sale

WEIRTON — Members of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church are sponsoring a frozen food sale of six cabbage rolls for $20 and a dozen cheese/potato pierogies for $9.

Orders can be placed by calling (304) 479-0196. Pick-up will be Friday from 11 a.m.to 2 p.m. or 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church Hall, 604 Colliers Way, across from Weirton Medical Center.

While supplies last, the sale will continue until Dec. 15.

St. Agnes CWC is planning

Christmas dinner for Dec. 8

MINGO JUNCTION — The Nov. 16 meeting of the St. Agnes Catholic Women’s Club began with prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance led by the Rev. James Dunfee.

Jeannette Yanssens led the blessing before the meal, which she helped serve along with Lorraine Golec, Mary Karovic and Jackie Parks.

The women made and sold 1,070 pumpkin rolls, including some gluten-free ones.

The CWC will again participate in the Adopt-a- Seminarian program. Peter Stetson will be club’s seminarian.

A dinner was held for the deacons-elect and their families following the Oath of Fidelity ceremony and vespers on Nov. 19.

Under the direction of Theresa Madden, members wrote Christmas cards to shut-ins.

The CWC Christmas dinner will be held Dec. 8 at the St. Agnes Church hall. It will be catered by Josephine’s.

Rita Wigal won the door prize, and Leanne Hutton won the 50/50 drawing.

The next meeting will be held Jan. 18. Dorothy Mazik will the hostess.

Special Story Time Dec. 12

at Leonardo’s Coffeehouse

STEUBENVILLE — The children’s coordinator for the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County will visit Leonardo’s Coffeehouse at 159 N. Fourth St., Steubenville, for Story Time on Dec. 12 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

“Join us for free hot chocolate, cookies and a special Christmas Story Time,” encouraged Nisty Teasdale. The first portion of the program will be geared for younger children. “Then stick around for an interactive storytelling program where you can help a Christmas story come alive in a very surprising and fun way,” she noted.

Other programs on the library’s lineup are:

Main Library, (740) 282-9782

Children: Enjoy a family movie at the library on Dec. 11 at 2:30 p.m.

Adena Branch, (740) 546-3782

Adults: Book Club will meet for discussion on Dec. 9 at 5 p.m. Call to join.

Children: Grab-and-Go Story Time kits are available. Stop in anytime for pick-up.

Brilliant Branch, (740) 598-4028

Children: Grab-and-Go Story Time bags are available on Dec. 6 while supplies last.

Dillonvale-Mount Pleasant Branch, (740) 769-2090

Adults: Make a mesh Christmas tree on Dec. 6 at 5 p.m. Registration is required by calling the library. Materials needed are six wire hangers, three to four deco mesh — not wider than 6×10 yards — or participants can purchase 12-14 yards of tulle. Pipe cleaners to match the mesh/tulle are needed. Decorations and 100-bulb string lights are optional.

Children: Grab-and-Go Story Time kits are available. Stop in anytime for pick-up.

Tiltonsville Branch, (740) 859-5163

Children: Grab-and-Go Story Time bags are available on Dec. 6 while supplies last.

UMW Local to meet Saturday

HOPEDALE — The United Mine Workers of America Local No. 1304 will meet Saturday at the Hopedale American Legion.

Breakfast will be at 9:30 a.m. with the meeting to begin at 10 a.m.

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