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In the spirit of Halloween

The Weirton Red Hat Sassie Lassies met recently at E.J.’s in Chester, including, seated, from left, Shirley DeLuca, Carla Colson, Nancy Conkle, Mary Louise Danek, Carolyn Drizake and Queen Ruth Dalesandri, and standing, Peggy Kula, Cheryl Kondik, Sheila Falk, Joan Weaver, Susan Rocchio, Patty ...

4-H banquet includes honors and awards

SMITHFIELD — The Jefferson County 4-H Volunteers Adviser and Recognition Banquet acknowledging advisers and awards for 4-H members was held recently at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, with many touching moments from and about Janine Yeske, who has served as the extension adviser for 18 ...

Jefferson County Farm Bureau holds its annual meeting

WINTERSVILLE — Officers for 2018-19 were recognized at the Jefferson County Farm Bureau’s annual meeting held recently at Aladdin Land. Michele Specht, county organizational director, announced 2019 members, noting Harry Fair and Joyce Zimmerman will serve as communications team leaders; ...

Area haunted attractions offer nights of fright

BRILLIANT — With Halloween fast approaching, it’s normal to want to feel that fright and chill that come with the season. The best way to do it? Go to a haunted house or field. A No. 1 regional attraction The Wells Township Haunted House in Brilliant is arguably the region’s No. 1 ...

Still Remembered Project offers help, hope

Today is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, a timely tie-in to the Still Remembered Project, a nonprofit that provides comfort, support and remembrance keepsakes for parents who have had a stillbirth, miscarriage or early infant loss. The Still Remembered Project evolved from ...

Treasure hunters challenge FBI on Civil War gold from Wheeling

DENTS RUN, Pa. — Surrounded by dozens of stone-faced FBI agents on a frigid winter’s day, Dennis and Kem Parada stared down at the empty hole and knew something wasn’t right. The father-son duo spent years combing this bit of Pennsylvania wilderness with high-end metal detectors, drills ...

Women’s golf news

BLACKMOOR LADIES LEAGUE CONTINUES PLAY The Blackmoor Ladies League continues to play. On Monday, the play of the day was low gross on the back nine par four holes. Lori DeFallo took first place honors, while Denise Augustine came in second. In proximity prizes, Yuko Atwell had the ...

Mother of Hope Deanery jump starts Christmas with Box of Joy program

STEUBENVILLE — Mother of Hope Deanery is spreading Christmas cheer early to needy children in Haiti, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Guatemala and El Salvador by mobilizing local parishioners to pack a simple Box of Joy for a child who may have never received a single gift. The local ...

Committee for Guiding light awards banquet

Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church will hold its annual Guiding Light Awards Banquet at 2 p.m. on Oct. 27 at Hellenic Hall, 300 S. Fourth St., Steubenville. This year’s honorees are being recognized for their work in the following areas: Mayor Jerry Barilla, political; Vaughn and ...

Community briefs

Weirton church announces fall gospel meeting schedule WEIRTON — The Weirton Heights Church of Christ will present a fall gospel meeting with Evangelist Dan Kissinger beginning Sunday and continuing through Oct. 19. This year’s theme is “Characteristics of a Growing Church.” Lesson ...