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Longtime church members honored

Pastor Mark Mayer of the Weirton First Christian Church conducted a special service Feb. 7 to honor three longtime members of the church, including, from left, Paula Brown, Connie Norwood and Karen Blanc, with the status of elder emeritus, a lifelong honor. Elder emeritus is a status given to ...

Community news from around the area

Chapter learns about district book study, online social hour NEW CUMBERLAND — The Alpha Tau chapter (WV) of Alpha Delta Kappa, International Honorary Organization for Women Educators held its February meeting online through Zoom. Diane Bowers, president, called the meeting to ...

Music makers

Music students at John Gregg and Stanton elementary schools are making their own music following lessons in their respective classes. Music teachers Kathy Ramsey and Dani Carroll have been working in tandem, and a recent lesson on music instrument families inspired some students to create ...

Community news from around the area

Bay Six: Wheels 2021 to help kids get a bike, skateboard, scooter MINGO JUNCTION — Every child should have something to ride on — a bike, a skateboard or a scooter. Such is the school of thought behind the Bay 6: Wheels 2021 giveaway being organized by The Bay Six Project, 618 ...

Valentine royalty

Wyngate of Weirton celebrated Valentine’s Day with a party that included crowning a Valentine king and queen. The queen is Madonna Davis, and the king is Mark Pieniazek. “Love shines through even during a pandemic,” a Wyngate spokesperson noted.

Greenwood presented God and Service Award

NEW CUMBERLAND — Rick Greenwood, who has served on the Boy Scouts of America Ohio River Valley Council Board for four years, was presented the God and Service Award on Feb. 7. It constitutes the highest religious award given to adults in Scouting. Bill Littell, on behalf of the Christian ...

Church sermon topics

- Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “Lima Oscar Victor Echo,” guest preacher Wally Jancura, www.CadizPresbyterian.org. - Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “The Impact of Friends.” - Christ United Methodist Church, East Springfield: “Dressing for the ...

Campus news

Muskingum University The following students have been named to the Fall 2020 Dean’s List at Muskingum University in New Concord. To be named to the Dean’s List, students must earn a term GPA of 3.60 or above on a minimum load of 12 completed semester hours of A-F graded ...

Lending a hand

Members of Wellsburg Elks Lodge 1553 presented a donation to volunteers behind the Follansbee R.E.A.C.H. Program, a local food pantry. The donation is part of a $3,500 Elks National Foundation Beacon Grant the lodge secured and divided among the Brooke County Public Library, A Child’s Place ...

Featured artist

Paul “Pete” Spencer of Weirton is the Steubenville Art Association’s featured artist for February, with works on display in the lobby of Historic Fort Steuben, located at 120 S. Third St., Steubenville. A self-taught artist, Spencer first took an interest in the arts because his wife had ...