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BELMONT COUNTY Council of the Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 6 p.m. April 6 at the Neffs American Legion. APPLEBEES IN St. Clairsville is partnering with Belmont County Animal Rescue Sanctuary for Applebee’s Together We Care program. The event will be held from 4-8 p.m. April 6. People can ...

Paczki pack a punch

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — That box of paczki you ate during this Lenten season might conjure up visions of a sweet Polish grandmother baking up some love for her family. But, more likely, there was an Italian baker from the Bronx behind it. It’s true. Peter Barbaro is Riesbeck’s bakery program ...

COVID shots and relief

My mom finally got her two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and I can’t tell you what a relief that is for me and my family. I think it’s a relief for her, too. She feels like she can go out and about more now without so much concern about catching this virus. I know it is not 100 percent ...

Next Level’ Teen Bible Crusade is March 29-31

BRIDGEPORT — The Next Level Teen Bible Crusade — a free event that is geared towards children in grades 7-12 — is set for March 29-31 at Skyliner event hall in Bridgeport. The event is hosted by Riverview Bible Church in West Wheeling. Each night, doors will open for registration at ...

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CATHERINE GAGLIONE, NICKOLAS STANKOVICH

Catherine Gaglione of Follansbee and Nickolas Stankovich of Martins Ferry announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Joe Gaglione of Los Angeles, California, and Lorraine Ciccolella Gaglione of Follansbee. She is a 2006 graduate of Brooke High School, 2009 graduate of ...

AMANDA STOLTEY, JOSH PEMPEK

Linda Stoltey of Maynard and Dave and Brenda Stoltey of St. Clairsville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Amanda Stoltey to Josh Pempek of Fairpoint, Ohio. Josh is the son of Stan and Leigh Pempek of Fairpoint. The bride to be is a 2006 graduate of St. Clairsville ...

KATIE DILLON, RYAN LULI

KATIE DILLON, RYAN LULI Richard and Diana Dillon of St. Clairsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Dillon, to Ryan Luli, son of Joe and Gini Luli of Ravenna, Ohio. The bride-to-be is a 2006 graduate of St. Clairsville High School and 2013 graduate of Kent State University ...

CAITLIN ROSE LONGSTAFF, EVAN PATRICK GRABER

CAITLIN ROSE LONGSTAFF, EVAN PATRICK GRABER Mr. and Mrs. Mark Longstaff of Powhatan Point announce the engagement of their daughter, Caitlin Rose, to Evan Patrick Graber, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Graber of Canton, Ohio. The bride-to-be graduated from Ohio University with a bachelor of ...

Weddings | VIEW ALL

MR. & MRS. ALEX FRANCIS

Lindsey Michelle McMahon and Alex Anthony Francis were united in marriage on Sept. 5 at Bellaire Christian Church with Pastor Eric White officiating. The bride is the daughter of Nick and Lainie McMahon of Shadyside. The groom is the son of Tony Francis of Saint Clairsville and Kerry ...

MR. & MRS. TODD McKEEGAN

Stacy Nicole Young and Todd Michael McKeegan were married on Sept. 21 at Wheeling Park White Palace. Following the ceremony the couple spent their honeymoon in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. The bride is the daughter of Jim Young of Baltimore, Md., and Coleena Groch of Toronto. The groom is the son of ...

MR. & MRS. TED MCCORT 50th wedding anniversary

MR. & MRS. TED MCCORT 50th wedding anniversary Ted and Annita McCort will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 13. They were united in marriage at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lafferty, Ohio, with the Rev. P. Cafferelli officiating. Ted is the son of the late Ted Jr. ...

MR. & MRS. ERIC WITTMER

Dr. Shaylee Peckens and Eric Wittmer were united in marriage Saturday, June 30, at 2 p.m. in St Joseph Catholic Church, Tiltonsville, with the Very Rev. William Cross and the Rev. Monsignor George Coyne officiating at the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Doug and Judy Peckens of ...

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60th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Nick Baran of Hanover Township celebrated their “Diamond Wedding Anniversary” on April 10th,2021, with 60 years of marriage. They were married in 1961 at Saint Nicholas church in Glen Lyon. Mrs. Baran is the former Patricia Rominski of Nanticoke. She is the daughter of the ...

65th wedding anniversary

Donald and Ramona Byers were married Jan. 8, 1955, by the Rev. Kirby of the Barnesville Methodist Church. Don and Ramona have four children: Laura Storey married to Pat Green, Vince Byers and partner Linda Boyd, Julie and Doug Ruzicska, and Donald Jr. and Lori Byers. Don and Ramona have 10 ...

MR. & MRS. GLEN MAXWELL: 60th wedding anniversary

Glenn and Catherine LaRuffo Maxwell were married in the Bellaire Rock Hill Presbyterian Church on Dec. 19, 1959. They have four children: Robin of Orange, Va., Glenn (Terri) of Gahanna, Ohio, Tracy Ghoris of Bellaire and Steven of Whitehall (Columbus), Ohio. Their two grandchildren are Sam ...

60th wedding anniversary

William (Skip) and Dollie Meeker of Glen Robbins celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Jan. 31. Meeker is the son of the late Daniel and Midge Meeker. His wife, the former Dollie Merkel, is the daughter of the late Woodrow and Mary Merkel. They have one daughter, Kim Davis and her ...