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Essay winners

The Weirton Woman’s Club recognized the Pearl S. Buck essay winners, including first-place winner Gabrielle Mazzone, center, top, of Madonna High School and second-place winner Chloe Courtney, center, bottom, of Weir High School. Seth Feierman of Weir won third place. They received their ...

Trio of authors will hold book signing, talk at Mary H. Weir

WEIRTON — A three-author book signing will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mary H. Weir Public Library located at 3442 Main St. Inspirational authors Carolyn Bradley, Karina Garrison and Susan Spencer-Smith, all residents of the Weirton-Steubenville area, will be featured. They will give ...

Greater Weirton Senior Center will host Sands of Time

WEIRTON — The Greater Weirton Senior Center will host the Sands of Time at their dance June 1. The doors open at 5 p.m., and the band will perform from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. The cost is a $5 donation. Free refreshments will be available.

Burgettstown High School announces baccalaureate

BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. — The Burgettstown High School Baccalaureate service will be held at 3 p.m. June 4 at the Paris Presbyterian Church located at 127 Steubenville Pike. Graduates are to wear their caps and gowns. The church is air conditioned, and there will be a reception after the service. ...

Independent Living Council will meet in Institute

INSTITUTE — The West Virginia Statewide Independent Living Council will meet from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 7 at the West Virginia State University Erickson Alumni Center. All materials distributed during Council meetings and activities by staff, presenters or participants must be provided in ...

Local graduates received Comcast Leaders scholarships

PITTSBURGH — Comcast NBCUniversal announced it awarded approximately $8,000 in scholarships for the 2017-2018 school year to eight West Virginia students as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program. The program, funded by the Comcast Foundation, recognizes the best and ...

Attorney general advises: Watch out for scammers

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey urges consumers to beware of impostor scams, particularly ones involving callers who claim to represent utility companies. Impostors have been known to pose as electric, cable/satellite television and public service district ...

Give Dad a ‘wild’ Fathers Day gift — save a manatee

The Save the Manatee Club is offering a unique Father’s Day gift — manatee adoption. The club will provide an adoption certificate, photo and life history of a manatee for $25. Adoptive “parents” will receive updates on their manatee in the club’s quarterly newsletter and a ...

Weirton Elks Lodge presented certificates to the Junior Teens of the Month to, from left, front, Kailey Alexia Karas, Lexi Elaine Reinhardt, Brooklyn Nichole Loveland, Hailee Marie Stevens, Sydney Elise Martinez and Jessica Rhena Duty, and, back, Nicole Lynn Gearhart, Turner J. Lehman, Colton Douglas Whyte, Nicholas R. Rawson, Rory Saige McNutt, Garret James Wright, Ethan Hurl and Jacob Clark. Alexis Lee Holden also was selected. Colton Whyte and Sydney Martinez were also selected as Junior Teens of the Year. — Contributed

Weirton Elks award scholarships

WEIRTON — The Weirton Elks Lodge 1801 held their Youth Awards Banquet May 17 to honor and present scholarships, certificates and plaques to the top senior and junior teens of the year. William Verelst Jr., Elks Northern District vice president, acknowledged the academic, leadership and ...

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Story time

Weirton Mayor Harold “Bubba” Miller read the 900th book of the year to preschools at the Children’s Learning Academy Wednesday. The school was working toward a goal of 1,000 books. — Contributed