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She’s ‘Convenient-ly’ retiring after nearly 40 years at store

WEIRTON — Peggy Cottrill of Weirton is beginning a new routine today, one that “conveniently” doesn’t involve going to work. Wednesday was transition day for the nearly 40-year employee of the Convenient on Weirton Heights as she wrapped up her last day as a longtime employee of the ...

Community news from around the area

New book club to focus on leadership styles, experiences STEUBENVILLE — Trinity Health System, the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce and the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County are partnering to offer a book club on leadership beginning in August. “The book club ...

Mingo High School Class of 1979

Aracoma Park in Mingo Junction was the setting July 27 that reunited members of Mingo High School Class of 1979 for their 40-year reunion. Attending were, first row, from left, faculty members Mike Herrick, Sandy Leone and Maribeth Thompson, Karen Paris Terpenning and faculty member Carolyn ...

Community news from around the area

Weirton Senior Center to host dance with live band Thursday WEIRTON — The Greater Weirton Senior Citizens Center, located at 3425 Main St., Weirton, will host a dance on Thursday with live entertainment by Light Touch. Doors will open at 5 p.m., and the band will play from 7 p.m. to 10 ...

That’s A Wrap!

Children at the Toronto Branch of the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County raced worms as part of the summer reading club activities. This year, 1,134 people participated in “A Universe of Stories” summer reading club.

Rues enjoy another ‘senior’ experience

STEUBENVILLE — If there’s one thing Paul and Sandi Rue of Steubenville learned from their involvement in this summer’s 2019 National Senior Games or “Senior Olympics,” it’s be prepared to be flexible. While it’s nothing new for the local couple to compete on the national level ...

More than 600 attend first-time Amsterdam event

Amsterdam hosted its first “End-of-Summer Bash” Sunday afternoon at the Doc Rogers Park to what organizers hailed as “a great success.” The community event attended by more than 600 people offered free food, inflatables by Movin and Grovin Productions, music, sand art and face painting, ...

Madonna High School Class of 1969

Members of Madonna High School’s Class of 1969 held their 50-year reunion on July 20 at Starvaggi Park in Weirton. Attending were, first row, from left, Barbara D’Aurora VanBeveren, Cathy Castaldo Adam, Elsie Pompa, JoAnn Zuza Jamison, Mary Pulice Velegol, formers teachers John York and ...

New practical nursing program graduates

The Practical Nursing Department at the John D. Rockefeller IV Career Center held its 2019 graduation ceremonies on July 27 at Oak Glen High School with 28 students graduating. They included, seated, from left, Joshua Schulte, Brandi Orr, Rachael Quattrochi, Kourtney Leonard, Nate Barrett, ...

Wellsburg Kiwanis applaud youth

The Wellsburg Kiwanis Club recently presented a scholarship and recognized several other members of the Brooke High School Key Club. Michaela Mahan is the recipient of a $500 scholarship awarded to outstanding Key Club members. Qualifying seniors must complete an application and write a ...