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Ghost stories to be shared as part of Brooke Library event

WELLSBURG — Former news reporter and editor Judi Tarowsky will share ghost stories collected by Patrick Gainer, James G. Jones and Mack Samples as well as some of her own in a recorded presentation to be live streamed by the Brooke County Public Library at 1 p.m. on Thursday. Viewers will ...

Zone 7 Lions Cub meeting held in Mingo

MINGO JUNCTION — A social distancing cookout was held when the Zone 7 Lions Club meeting was held Sept. 1 at the Aracoma Park picnic shelter. Jeff Schultz, Mingo Lions president, provided and prepared the food for the event. John Stine, Zone 7 chairman, brought the meeting to order and ...

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Orders accepted through Sept. 25 for pierogie sale WEIRTON — A frozen uncooked cheese/potato pierogie sale sponsored by St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Weirton is under way through Sept. 25. The cost for a dozen pierogis is $9. To place orders, call (304) 479-0196. Order pick-up will ...

Picnic time for Tri-State Winemakers Club

The Tri-State Winemakers Club held its annual picnic at the Weirton Marina on Aug. 13. There were 20 members in attendance staying under the state mandate of no more than 25 people at gatherings. The picnic was potluck, and members also brought items to cook on the grill. The fellowship time ...

New Somerset UMC service on Sunday to be final one

NEW SOMERSET — Come Sunday, New Somerset United Methodist Church, located at 4378 township Road 241, Toronto, will celebrate 184 years of serving the Lord. But regrettably, it also will be hosting its final service, laments Cynthia Grafton Miller, who said she is one of eight remaining ...

Steubenville Homecoming court

Steubenville High School has announced its 2020 Homecoming court, whose members include, front row, from left, Makayla Abram, Abby Vok and Sadie Wright; and back, Jillian Haney, Naysha Hampton, Tia Rubish and Jayda Jones. Homecoming is Friday when Big Red takes on Linsly. -- Contributed

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WMC Auxiliary cancels sale WEIRTON — The Weirton Medical Center Auxiliary has announced that, because of the COVID-19 pandemic precautions in place, the $5 Masquerade jewelry sale scheduled for Sept. 16-17 has been canceled. Family movie night Thursday WELLSBURG — The Brooke County ...

Car cruise donation helps coalition

O’Reilly’s Auto Parts in Wintersville sponsored the Ohio Valley Mopar’s Car Cruise for Breast Cancer Classic Car show on Aug. 30. “This is the second year that O’Reilly’s manager Brian Meadows has graciously worked with the organization to highlight breast cancer and the Women In ...

Historic event in Central Park involves Weirton native

NEW YORK — A bronze statue depicting women’s rights pioneers Sojourner Truth, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony was unveiled in Central Park on Aug. 26, becoming the 167-year-old park’s first monument honoring historical heroines. And Weirton native and women’s rights ...