Greek festival opens

Tom Kotsanis, left, and Tony Xidis made gyros on Tuesday during the first afternoon of the 2018 Holy Trinity Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church at Fourth and South streets in Steubenville. The event features Greek dinners and individual food items, as well as pastries, cookies, entertainment, local vendors and tours of the historic church. The festival continues through Friday. Steubenville’s Dean Martin Festival and the Hometown Celebration will add to the festivities, opening with a singing contest Thursday evening at the Spot Bar, 217 S. Fourth St., and continue through Saturday with various street events held along North Fourth Street as well as more events at the Spot Bar.

— Paul Giannamore