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NEW PAINT JOB

The Save Immaculate Conception Committee paid for the painting and repair of the Blessed Mother and Crucifix in the Wellsville Cemetery. The committee formed to keep the church from merging with St. Anne’s and St. Aloysius parishes back in 2010, but despite the groups efforts Immaculate ...

ULBRIGHT REUNION 2019

The 2019 Ulbright family reunion was held Aug. 10 at Chester City Park. A special presentation was given by Edwin Flowers. The oldest family member in attendance was Beverly Hayes of Florida. Organizers of the reunion were Vicky Reed and Vickie Stewart. Plans are being made for the next reunion ...

Tops 1341

GLENMOOR — TOPS 1341 met at the Glenmoor Presbyterian Church with leader Dorothy Garn opening with pledges. Eighteen weighed in. Best loser was Marlene Reynolds and runner-up was Janice Hutchin. July best loser was Dee Mattern and runner-up was Marwyne Serafy. July calorie chart winner was ...

Bullet-resistant backpacks sales grow as mass shootings rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Companies like Guard Dog Security, TuffyPacks and Bullet Blocker are peddling bullet-resistant backpacks for children in time for the back-to-school shopping season. But critics argue they are using tragedy as a marketing opportunity and exploiting parents’ worst ...

9-year-old girl sues German boys choir over gender bias

BERLIN (AP) — A 9-year-old girl is suing a centuries-old Berlin boys choir, arguing that her bid to join was only rejected because of her gender, in a case that has sparked debate over equal rights versus artistic freedom. The State and Cathedral Choir is one of the most renowned boys ...

Fossil fun at summer camp

Southern Local Elementary School hosted its first summer camp on Aug. 5-8, where about 60 students in grades K-5 participated in fun and educational activities. Students received breakfast and lunch and learned about bullying, LEGOS and art to cooking and STEM, plus the event ushers in a new ...

TOPS 2231 met with TOPS, KOPS pledges

EAST LIVERPOOL — TOPS 2231 met at Always Best Care, 1324 St. Clair Ave. on Aug. 13 with leader Tonnie Slagle presiding. The meeting opened with the TOPS and KOPS pledges and roll call. Pam Fouse read the secretary report and Cassy Stephens read the treasurer report. Both were approved as ...

Bed Ain’t Big Enough

Dear Annie: I met a great gal. We seem really good together most of the time, but here's the rub. She has a dog. It is a nice dog but not very well trained. The big problem is bedtime at my place. The dog wants to share our bed, and is uncontrollably insistent about it, whining and disturbing ...

CHANGE offers June home buyer education class

WEIRTON, W.Va. —Homebuyer education workshops can help you turn the American dream into a reality. The decision to buy a home is certainly not one to be made lightly because owning a home requires a significant investment in time, energy, and money. Therefore, the best way to start the ...