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Fort Steuben DAR participates in WAA

The Fort Steuben Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution did not meet in regular session in December because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, but several members participated in the Wreaths Across America program taking place across America and locally on Dec. 19. Regent Vickie ...

Ex-area man, author has a productive year

CANAL WINCHESTER — As an unusual year comes to a close, a former area resident can nonetheless celebrate an accomplishment — the publishing of not one, but two books in 2020, both of which, he notes, “couldn’t be more different.” Robert Viola, the son of Gene Viola of Wintersville ...

Merry Christmas, equine style

Using her love of horses to do so, Brittany Buchanan of Mingo Junction, left photo, initiated a special way Dec. 21 to wish a Merry Christmas and spread holiday cheer to residents of area nursing homes. “Until August I worked for a mobile X-ray company,” Buchanan explained. “I saw how ...

Christmas party held

Capital Health Care Network and Capital Health Home Care joined together to sponsor an all-school Christmas party for East Garfield Elementary in Steubenville. “This is our second year to help out East Garfield. We love being able to give back to the community, especially for this event,” ...

Community news from around the area

Wellsburg Christmas pageant, food drive offers boost to local residents WELLSBURG — Participants in the Wellsburg Christmas Pageant and Canned Good Drive offered a boost to local residents in need while competing in various categories virtually. Ingrid Loy and Alexa Loy, the event’s ...

Church sermon topics

- Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “This Is My Father’s House,” www.CadizPresbyterian.org. - Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “A Divine Departure.” - Christ United Methodist Church, East Springfield: “Waiting for Your Promise.” - Finley United Methodist ...