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Candids from Follansbee Community Days parade

Photos on today’s community page constitute some candids taken Saturday by reporter Mark Law at the parade that was part of Follansbee’s 26th-annual Community Days celebration held over a three-day period. The parade started with the firing of West Virginia Mountaineer Timmy Eads’ ...

Richmond American Legion Auxiliary hears from Buckeye Girls State delegate

RICHMOND — A report from a Buckeye Girls State delegate was given when the Auxiliary of the Richmond American Legion Post 740 Honored Seven held an informal meeting at the shelterhouse at Richmond Park. Barbara Grimm, president, presided at the session where officers Joyce Proffitt, vice ...

Ohio Valley Music Guild plans ‘Summertime Jazz’ on July 26

STEUBENVILLE — The Ohio Valley Opera Guild is jazzing things up this month and invites the public to join them in the musical adventure, “an evening of eclectic jazz.” “Summertime Jazz,” featuring the Jenny Wilson Quartet, will be held July 26 at the Steubenville Country Club, 413 ...

Community news from around the area

Amsterdam to host first ‘End-of-Summer Bash’ July 28 AMSTERDAM — Amsterdam will host its first “End-of-Summer Bash” from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on July 28 at the Doc Rogers Park. Rain date is Aug. 24, also from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The community event offers free food, free inflatables ...

Women’s golf news

Cadiz Women’s Golf League The Cadiz Women’s Golf League played a “Low Gross” game on July 10. Hostesses Kathy Newburn and Lori DeFallo announced winners as: A flight, Kathy Newburn; B flight, Brenda Hartley; and C flight, Kathy Smith. The “Putt Pot” was shared by Newburn (27) ...

Campus news

Bethany College Anna Marie Glasure of Weirton was chosen to receive a $23,000 annual scholarship as a member of the Bethany College Honors Program. Selection is based upon secondary school record, a required essay, references and interviews with the honors program advisory committee. A ...

Knight of the Year

Larry DeRosa, left, of Monsignor D.P. Murphy Council No. 3734, Weirton, recently was named Knight of the Year at the annual West Virginia State Knights of Columbus meeting. With him is Scott Nale, deputy grand knight of West Virginia. DeRosa was instrumental in spearheading the drive to secure ...

Community news from around the area

St. Joseph the Worker Church to hold annual Italian Festival WEIRTON — St. Joseph the Worker Church in Weirton is having its third-annual Italian festival from noon to 8 p.m. on July 21 at the Serbian Picnic Grounds, Kings Creek Road. It will feature live Italian entertainment by ...

Profess perpetual vows

From left, Sister Teresa (Malbri) Reyes, Sister Anna Rose Ciarrone and Sister Mary Gemma (Katherine) Harris professed perpetual vows of chastity, poverty and obedience as members of the Franciscan Sisters, T.O.R. of Penance of the Sorrowful Mother on July 6, committing the whole of their lives ...