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‘Heart & Home Holiday’ virtual party set

PITTSBURGH — The Joe Beretta Foundation is having its first virtual event on Dec. 5, beginning at 7 p.m. The “Heart & Home Holiday Party” will be hosted by Santa himself and will respect social distancing. Patrons can attend the holiday event as an individual, in the privacy of ...

Weirton Knights of Columbus make donation

The Weirton Knights of Columbus Council No. 3734 recently donated $250 to the Community Bread Basket in Weirton to assist the charitable organization with purchasing turkeys to be distributed to families for the Thanksgiving holiday. From left are Knights of Columbus members Rich Sherensky, ...

Brilliant Lions aid in Toys for Tots campaign

BRILLIANT — The Brilliant Lions Club met recently in the regular meeting room with masks worn and social distancing observed. There were 15 members present. Butch Ford presided, and Glen Dennis gave the dinner prayer. Ford announced a Zone 7 meeting would be hosted by the Richmond Lions ...

Community news from around the area

Salvation Army launches virtual kettle campaign STEUBENVILLE — The Salvation Army of Steubenville has launched a virtual red kettle campaign to accommodate those who may want to give but won’t be at their physical sites throughout the area. The virtual kettle campaign goal is $5,000, ...

Church sermon topics

- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “The Quadrilateral — A Weird Methodist Word,” virtual service only at www.bellchapel.org. - Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “Here Comes the Judge,” www.CadizPresbyterian.org. - Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, ...

Rotary Club of Brooke County supports efforts to feed hungry

WELLSBURG — The Rotary Club of Brooke County has lent assistance to area efforts to feed the hungry. The group recently donated $500 for the Wellsburg food pantry operated by St. John Catholic Church while making plans to team with many other Rotary clubs in a food drive. Robert Paysen, a ...

Community news from around the area

Stuff the Bus outreach set for Dec. 1 STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville City Schools has begun preparing for the fifth-annual Stuff the Bus campaign. “Stuff the Bus” will be held on Dec. 1, the National Day of Giving. The bus will start at Steubenville High School and make its way ...

Madonna Student Council helps CBB

When students at Madonna High School were informed of the needs of Community Bread Basket in Weirton to provide Thanksgiving and Christmas food items for those less fortunate, the school’s Student Council proposed a fund drive. “This donation is a typical Madonna High School process. When ...

Food Closet donation

The United Church Social Service Food Closet recently received a $50 check made possible by M&M Hardware in Steubenville. The donation was part of a gift package that was given to local resident George Hines, left, as part of his award for being named a Community Star by the Herald-Star and ...

Community briefs

Three Score Seniors won’t meet again until February WEIRTON — The Three Score Seniors group board met recently with President Kathy McCarrick calling on Bob Watson to open the meeting. Following a discussion, the board voted unanimously to not met again until February. Mingo Knights ...