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Medi Home plans
WINTERSVILLE, Ohio – Medi Home Care will give free exam and diabetic show fittings from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 15 at their facility located at 105 Main St. Call (740) 266-3974 for an appointment; walk-ins welcome.
Holtz HoF will
EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – The Lou Holtz Hall of Fame will host a musical extravaganza at 7 p.m. Sept. 4 at the hall, located at 120 E. Fifth St.
The concert will feature the harmonica-playing Sgro Brothers and special guest Rose Angelica. East Liverpool High School’s Renaissance Singers and the gospel group By His Grace also will perform.
Light refreshments will follow the concert.
Tickets are $15 each and can be purchased from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the hall or by check, sent to: Lou Holtz Hall of Fame, 120 E. Fifth St., East Liverpool, OH 43920.
For information, call (330) 386-5443.
review meal prices
WELLSBURG – Brooke County Schools will make no change to the price of school meals for the 2013-2014 academic year.
The cost is $1 for breakfast and 30 cents for reduced-price breakfast; $1.30 for lunch for children in elementary school; $1.35 for lunch for children in middle school; and $1.40 for lunch for children in high school; reduced-price lunch is 40 cents. An extra milk is 40 cents and all second lunches are $2.
Those meeting income qualifications may apply for reduced-price or free meals. Application forms will be sent home and also are available at all schools and county officers.
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Annual Weirton reunion Aug. 16-17
The ninth-annual Weir Avenue/North Weirton/Dunbar Alumni Reunion will be held Aug. 16-17.
There will be a “Get-Acquainted Social” on Aug. 16 at the Dunbar Center beginning at 5 p.m.
Activities on Aug. 17 will include:
A golf outing to which everyone is welcome. Contact William Curenton at (304) 748-1605.
A tour of the Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center, 3149 Main St., Weirton, to view the Dunbar High School history display from noon to 1 p.m. Robert “Bob” Kelley will serve as host.
A block party on Vermont Street, beginning at 11 a.m. For vendor info, contact Earlean Jones at (304) 748-7834.
A dinner-dance at the Knights of Columbus Hall in the Galleria Room, Weirton. Doors will open at 7 p.m. with dinner served promptly at 7:30 p.m. Attire is casual.
Total cost for the weekend is $50 per person. T- shirts are $12 each. All payments are due by July 19.
Those planning to attend should contact Wanda Bolling at (304) 748-0885.
Adults sought for softball tournament
The Follansbee Softball League seeks players for an adult co-ed softball tournament July 27 to benefit the Barretts, an Oklahoma family who lost their home in the recent tornado.
A cash prize will be awarded based on the number of teams that sign up. The team entry fee is $100.
For information, call Mike Frye at (304) 374-3016.
The game was inspired by ongoing efforts by Vito’s 2 and the Follansbee Chamber of Commerce to help the family.
Children’s knitting group to meet
The Brooke County Library’s Kids’ Knitting Group will meet from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday.
Children in third grade or higher can learn to knit with help from instructor Nora Bell. They should bring yarn and needles or loom to start creating.
Call (304) 737-1551 to register for the free program.
Photos sought for new restaurant
The owners of Legends, an upcoming new restaurant to open at the former Wellsburg American Legion headquarters, are seeking photos of historically significant people and businesses from throughout the Northern Panhandle to be displayed at the restaurant.
Photos of past West Virginia governors and 65 Medal of Honor recipients from West Virginia have been secured for the new business at 735 Charles St., Wellsburg.
Those interested in donating photos or copies of photos are asked to call Howard Armstrong at (304) 670-2224.
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Country Friends to
host Sands of Time
COLLIERS – Country Friends will host the Sands of Time Saturday at Memorial Hall located at 402 Old Police Lodge Road.
The doors open at 6 p.m., and the dance begins at 7 p.m.
Country Friends hosts covered-dish dinners and open mic nights each Monday and Friday. The doors open at 4 p.m., the meal begins at 5 p.m., and open mic begins at 6 p.m.
For information, call (304) 527-4253 or (304) 479-1270 or visit the website at www.countryfriendsfoundation. com.
fall ball sign-ups
WEIRTON – The Weirton Baseball Association is taking registration for the 2013 fall baseball and softball season from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 11 and 18 at the association’s complex concession stand area.
Only those who played spring baseball will be eligible. The cost is $60. Placement is based on what division the child played in during the 2013 season.
WEIRTON – The Greater Weirton Senior Center will hold a Thursday Dance July 11.
Doors will open at 5 p.m. Sands of Time will perform from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
The cost is $5.
Class of 1957
to meet July 11
WEIRTON – The Weir High School Class of 1957 has rescheduled their monthly social for 6 p.m. July 11 at the Three Springs Drive Eat’n Park.
All classmates, spouses and friends are welcome.