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Amsterdam Summerfest is Aug. 28

AMSTERDAM — Amsterdam Summerfest is a first-time event on the calendar for next month. It will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on Aug. 28 at Roger’s Park, located at 1 Shannon St., Amsterdam. “This event is free to the public, including citizens from surrounding communities,” noted Jim ...

Queen of Queens crowned

The Queen of Queens was crowned Saturday night at halftime of the 75th OVAC Rudy Mumley All-Star Football Game in Wheeling. From left are second runner-up Sydney Glessner (Linsly); first runner-up Amanda McGovern (Wheeling Park); Queen Alana Trigg (Barnesville); third runner-up Brianna Coughlan ...

Shoe application deadline extended

The deadline for submitting applications for the annual United Sole Lace Up for Kids initiative by the United Way of Jefferson County has been extended until Saturday, according to Laura Rauch, United Way executive director, right, and Tami Cashioli, finance director, who stand near ...

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Cloak & Dagger presents ‘Hot and Bothered’ at museum WEIRTON — The Ohio Valley Cloak and Dagger Co., in partnership with the Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center, presents “Cloak and Dagger On the Air: Hot and Bothered,” the latest episode in a monthly theatrical series that ...

Wintersville High School Class of 1961 holds 60-year reunion

Members of Wintersville High School’s Class of 1961 gathered for their 60-year reunion held July 17 at Scaffidi’s Restaurant and Tavern in Steubenville. On hand were, seated, from left, Sondra Yost Kern, Janyce Conn Hickman, Audrey Cole Poole, Dottie Mellott Jenkins, Bonna Kaye Pearce ...

Weirton library board president retires

On June 17 Karen Gould presided over her final Mary H. Weir Public Library Board meeting, completing a 12-year tenure as a board member. In addition to conducting routine business, the board reviewed the minutes of Gould’s first library board meeting on July 23, 2009. Starting with this ...