Around the Valley

Boosters selling

parking passes

WEIRTON – The Weir Football Boosters will sell black lot reserve parking passes for all home varsity Weir High School football games.

The cost is $30, and passes can be purchased from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at Frankovitch, Anetakis, Colantonio and Simon Law Offices located at 337 Penco Road.

Senior center

holding dance

WEIRTON – The Weirton Area Senior Center will host the Sands of Time from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 5.

Doors open at 5 p.m. Admission is $5.

King and queen

card party set

WEIRTON – The Greater Weirton Area Senior Center will hold a “King and Queen” card party at 2 p.m. Sept. 8 at the center located on Main Street.

Steel Valley

seeks bowlers

WEIRTON – The Steel Valley Bowling Center youth and senior leagues are accepting bowlers.

The youth league is open to children aged 3 to 19 and bowls on Saturday mornings. The senior league bowls at noon Tuesdays and Thursdays.

For information, call (304) 224-8624 or (304) 914-3051.

Senior center

taking trip

BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. – The Burgettstown Area Senior Center will host a three-day, two-night motorcoach trip to Atlantic City, N.J., Oct. 15-17.

For information, call Joan Roman at (724) 947-9524 or (724) 947-4396.

Around the Valley

Thursday lunches return

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Sycamore Tree Church located at 301 N. Fourth St., will hold a soup and sandwich sale from 11 a.m. to noon on Thursday.

The menu will include wedding, vegetable or chicken tortilla soup by the cup for $2 or bowl for $3; hot turkey sandwiches or sloppy joes for $2.50; hot dogs for $1.50 (50 cents more for a coney); a brownie or peanut butter cake for 50 cents; and drinks for 50 cents.

Orders can be e-mailed by 10 a.m. Thursday to and should include a phone number and address to specify pickup or delivery. After 10 a.m. Thursday, place orders by calling (740) 282-0997.

One free delivery is made to the Weirton Half Moon area around 11:30 a.m. Thursday and to Trinity West around noon.

Server night

benefits Boyd

WEIRTON – The Weir High School Class of 2014 will participate in a celebrity server night from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Undo’s.

The event will include a 50/50 and drawings. All proceeds benefit Josh Boyd, who was injured in a motocross accident.

Ladies of Steel

set to meet

WEIRTON – The third annual Ladies of Steel meeting will be held at 5 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Serbian Picnic Grounds on Kings Creek Road.

All those women who worked for or are employed at National Steel, Weirton Steel, ISG Weirton or ArcelorMittal are invited to attend.

Registrations are needed by Aug. 19.

For information or to register, call (304) 670-8767 or (304) 670-0584. If there is no answer, leave a message.

Class of ’64

to meet

CHESTER – Oak Glen High School Class of 1964, the school’s first graduating class, will hold a 50th reunion Aug. 9, 2014.

A planning meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Chester City Building.

Those attending should use the back entrance by the gym. All classmates are invited to attend.

For information, contact Bob Manypenny at (304) 564-5055 or Peg Herron Govey at (330) 385-8909.

Labyrinth walk


WEIRTON – There will be a guided labyrinth walk with Ed “Bud” Simmons performing live hammered dulcimer music from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church located at 101 Lisa Court.

The labyrinth, located on the church’s back lawn, is part of the Weirton Tri-Parish of United Methodist Churches’ outreach program.

The event will be held weather permitting.

For information, contact the Rev. Patty Bucey Beagle at (304) 748-7251.

Around the Valley

Brooke Service District to meet

WELLSBURG – The Brooke County Public Service District will hold a general business meeting at 3:15 p.m. Wednesday at the district office located at 711 Charles St.

Club holding

mystery dinner

WEIRTON – The Weirton Woman’s Club, a Greater Federation of Women’s Clubs of West Virginia member organization, will hold a murder mystery dinner fundraiser Oct. 5 at the Serbian American Cultural Center.

Mystery Theatre Unlimited will present “The Calamityville Horror,” an interactive musical comedy starring Bert Furioli, Butch Maxwell, Michael Moran, Shannan Noe and Ryan Sears. Horror and hilarity ensue when a haunted house is inherited.

Tickets are $30 per person, and no tickets will be sold at the door. To purchase a ticket, call Barbara Raynolds at (304) 723-9772.

Dinner to honor


CHARLESTON – Fifty years ago, Jay Rockefeller arrived in West Virginia as a young VISTA volunteer. He went on to become a member of the state House of Delegates, Secretary of State, president of a university, governor of West Virginia and a U.S. Senator.

The West Virginia Democratic Party’s Jefferson/Jackson Dinner will be dedicated to Rockefeller, who is stepping down from the Senate in January.

Larry Puccio, the party’s chairman, added a special keynote speaker will be announced in the near future. It will be held Oct. 12 at the Charleston Civic Center.

Tickets can be purchased by calling Puccio at (304) 342-8121.

Club to hold

purse drawing

WEIRTON – The Weirton Woman’s Club Pearl S. Buck Committee will hold a drawing for a Chinese purse as a fundraiser for the Mary H. Weir Public Library.

The purse is designed to hold a tablet or e-reader. The drawing will be held at the end of August. Committee Chair Carol Village decorates the library display case, usually with West Virginia women authors, and has a special display on Buck currently on view.