Community news from around the area
Three-day community yard sale at East Springfield Center
EAST SPRINGFIELD — The East Springfield Community Recreation and Service Center will host a community yard sale Thursday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Setup is free, but donations are appreciated. Food will be available.
For information contact Sue Call at (740) 543-3066; Anna Casey at (740) 543-8742; or Diane Salsberry at (740) 543-3001. The center is located on county Road 39 next to the East Springfield Volunteer Fire Hall.
Summer camp in progress
at Sycamore Youth Center
STEUBENVILLE — A summer afternoon camp is under way through Friday at the Sycamore Youth Center, located at 301 N. Fourth St., Steubenville, and is continuing to accept students interested in participating.
The camp runs daily from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and is free and for children ages 5 on up through eighth grade as of last fall, according to Bobbyjon Bauman, center director.
Students will learn Bible stories from the Old Testament and New Testament taught by Marie Hosdil and Lisette Colon and will take part in classes based on a “STEAM” curriculum — an acronym for science, technology, engineering, art and math — for a hands-on learning experience.
The students will have a recreation time, do arts and crafts projects and receive a meal. To sign up visit www.sycamorecenter.com/summer or text or call Bauman at (740) 409-2986.
Free yoga class being offered Wednesday at Brooke Library
WELLSBURG — Taylor Provenzano will lead a free yoga class at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Brooke County Public Library.
Participants will learn about the philosophy of yoga as well as proper breathing, postures and movements.
Modifications will be available for those not able to be on the floor. Participants are asked to bring a bath towel or mat. Reservations are requested and can be made by calling (304) 737-1551 or visiting https://brookecountylibs.org/programming-reservations.
Weirton Legion Post 10 is
hosting flea market Saturday
WEIRTON — The American Legion Post 10 in Weirton will be hosting a flea market on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Legion is located at 3140 Pennsylvania Ave., Weirton.
There will be 20 tables featuring a variety of items.
Steubenville High School
Class of 1959 to meet Aug. 17
STEUBENVILLE — Members of Steubenville High School’s Class of 1959 held their monthly luncheon meeting July 20, welcoming Sandy Tepovich Lewis.
Norina Eroshevich gave thanks for the return of members who had faced medical challenges and for all those present and those unable to attend. Prayers were requested for some family members facing challenges.
Tom Maxwell provided an inspirational excerpt from Roy Campanella’s “A Creed for Those Who Have Suffered.” He followed that with humor.
The next luncheon will be held Aug. 17 at Froehlich’s Classic Corner at 12:30 p.m. To RSVP, contact Eroshevich at (740) 219-2234. All are welcome.
Eagle Scout fundraiser
to aid in dog run at park
RICHMOND — A spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Saturday will help a local Boy Scout with his Eagle Scout project to create a dog run at Rogers Park in Amsterdam.
Ryan Dinger, a member of Boy Scout Troop 20, is holding the dinner from noon to 6 p.m. at the Richmond United Methodist Church fellowship hall, 112 S. Sugar St., Richmond.
The menu is spaghetti, salad, bread and butter. Cost is by donation.
All proceeds will benefit a fenced-in area for patrons and their dogs where the dogs can be unleashed and play while visiting the park.
Marland Heights 5K Classic happening Friday in Weirton
WEIRTON — The 24th-annual Marland Heights 5K Classic Run, Fitness Walk and Youth Fun Run will be held Friday at Marland Heights Park.
The evening will include a 3.1-mile run, a 2-mile fitness walk and a youth fun run for children ages 12 and under. The youth fun run will begin at 6:30 p.m. with the main race starting at 7 p.m. The evening will conclude with a cookout and awards ceremony.
Pre-registration, which is $20 for adults, $15 for teens and $3 for the youth fun run, is under way at the Weirton Millsop Community Center up to noon on Thursday. The race-day registration fee will be $25 for adults and $20 for teens.
Awards will be handed out in each category. Water will be provided at the start/finish line as well as along the visibly marked race course.
Race timing will be provided by Second Sole of Youngstown. For information, call (304) 797-8520.
Bergholz Museum to feature
teacher’s memorabilia Sunday
BERGHOLZ — The Bergholz Area Museum will be open Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. with memorabilia from “beloved area teacher Ethel Lodge” to be on display, according to a museum spokesperson.
“Mrs. Lodge was known by decades of students in the Bergholz/Amsterdam area,” the spokesperson noted. The items were provided by Ruth Ann Kirkman and David Modranski, her relatives.
Austin Brodzinski will be on hand again to display railroad memorabilia from his collection.
The museum’s permanent collection includes history related to area businesses, schools, mines and surrounding communities in Jefferson County.
The museum is located at 268 Second St., Bergholz, next to the Bergholz Diner.
Admission is free.