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Dance at Weirton Senior Center set for Thursday WEIRTON — The Greater Weirton Senior Citizens Center, located at 3425 Main St., will host a dance on Thursday with live entertainment by Light Touch. Doors will open at 5 p.m., and the band will play from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. There is a $5 ...

St. Agnes CWC installs officers


MINGO JUNCTION — St. Agnes Catholic Woman’s Club held its September meeting in the church parish pall with Pat Cramblett presiding. Cramblett led the members in the CWC prayer before the meeting and extended the welcome. Clara Sue Milewsky and Barbara Crugnale gave reports, including ...

Special play presentation Saturday


The Harmonium Project, represented by Sarita Asawa, its president, and the Ohio Valley Youth Network and Sycamore Youth Center, represented by Bobbyjon Bauman, are teaming up to bring to the community what they describe as a “powerful one-man play” titled “Bonhoeffer in Prison.” It will ...

Weirton’s parks may soon require costly upgrades

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WEIRTON — The Weirton Board of Parks and Recreation took its message to the people Thursday, offering a presentation on the history and potential future of the city’s recreational facilities. Fourteen area residents attended the meeting, held in the Weirton Room of the Millsop Community ...

Oak Glen royalty

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McKayla Goodlin, daughter of Krystle and Brad Murray of Chester, was crowned 2019 Oak Glen homecoming queen during halftime ceremonies Friday at the Golden Bears’ football game against Edison. (Photo by Andrew Grimm)

Bethany College crowns homecoming royalty, meets fundraising goal

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BETHANY — Bethany College crowned its royalty and announced the achievement of a major fundraising goal during its homecoming weekend festivities at Bison Stadium. Homecoming Queen Logan Mayhew, a psychology major from Morgantown, and Daniel Gibson, a social work major from Pittsburgh, were ...

Darling: Ordinary people are America’s strength

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BETHANY — The United States is not a great nation because of its military power, but because of the resilience of its people, retired Marine Lt. Col. Robert J. Darling said Sept. 28 during the Larry E. Grimes Lecture at Bethany College. “The true resilience of our country is ordinary ...

Talks take turn for the worse as General Motors strike continues

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DETROIT (AP) — Contract talks aimed at ending a 21-day strike by the United Auto Workers against General Motors have taken a turn for the worse, hitting a big snag over product commitments for U.S. factories, a union official wrote in an email to members. The letter from UAW Vice President ...

Daily Happenings 10-7-19

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Today’s birthday Misty Minor, Mingo Junction. Police reports Steubenville Police Cited: Mariah Vacheresse, 30, Apartment B, 3123 Glendwell Ave., expired plates; Ashleigh Harris, 25, 611 Hermenia Ave., expired license plate and driving with an expired license; and Krystal L. Saunders, ...

Blessing of the pets

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The Rev. Shawn Roberson, TOR, center, conducted the annual blessing of the pets on Saturday afternoon at the Franciscan University of Steubenville in honor of St. Francis of Assisi, the university’s namesake, whose feast day was celebrated on Friday. “It is a great joy for me to bless our ...