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Tickets remain available for Weirton club basket drawings WEIRTON — Tickets remain available for a variety of themed baskets that are part of a fundraiser sponsored by the literary department of the Weirton Woman’s Club. The tickets are available at the Mary H. Weir Public Library, ...

Helping to feed the hungry

Jim Pauchnik, third from right, a board member of the Weirton-based Community Bread Basket, recently accepted a check from Joe Tenaglio, president of Sacred Heart of Mary Holy Name Society. “Sacred Heart of Mary Holy Name has typically donated to Community Bread Basket each year,” Tenaglio ...

An early visit from Santa

Santa Claus and a few of his elves gathered a little early at the School of Bright Promise in Steubenville during the annual Christmas lunch provided Dec. 5 by the Steubenville Lions Club. Students and staff enjoyed a roast beef meal and received gifts from Old St. Nick, who had some assistance ...

Camera club competition winners

The Upper Ohio Valley Camera Club has announced December competition winners. The theme was “Country Roads.” The theme category winners were: First place, Diane Bannister; second place, Anissa Wellington; and third place, John Hanish. The open category winners were: First place, Deb Snider; ...

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Mingo church continues nut roll tradition Monday MINGO JUNCTION — The Christmas tradition of nut roll baking will be renewed this year at Mingo First United Presbyterian Church on Monday, according to Elder Cathy Woodward. “We have been doing this for more years than I can recall,” ...

Happy birthday

A birthday party was held after a recent meeting of the Unionport No. 360 Order of the Eastern Stars. Sisters and brothers having birthdays from August to December were honored. Preparing for the party were, from left, Le’Ann Gibbons, Leanna Mikesell, Susan Adams, Clara McClure and Stephanie ...

$5,000 given from memorial golf tournament

STEUBENVILLE — The Fred Bell Pancreatic Cancer Foundation made a $5,000 local donation to the Trinity Health System Foundation on Dec. 5, with funds representing money raised this summer at the fifth-annual and final Fred Bell Memorial Golf Tournament. Event committee members Rick Perkins, ...

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Baked steak dinner fundraiser set for Saturday in Unionport UNIONPORT — A fundraiser baked steak dinner for $10 will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Wayne Township Community Center in Unionport. Music featuring Tom Graham, Bob Cline and Ally Tweedy will begin at 6 ...

Ladies group helps feed the hungry

During the regular monthly meeting of the Ladies Monthly Luncheon Group, a monetary donation was given to Community Bread Basket. “We know that there is a growing need to help feed the hungry, especially at this time of year,” noted Janice Sharpe, group organizer. “Our group decided to ...

Club donates to park

The GFWC Follansbee Women’s Club made a $750 donation to Brooke Hills Park to help with the interior decorating of their new cabins. On hand for the presentation were, from left, Brandy Puskarich Bradley, member and committee co-chair; Deborah Puskarich, project chair and member of the ...