Mayor’s Award

On Monday, Weirton Mayor George Kondik presented 11-year-old Eli Tokash, of Weirton, with a Mayor’s Award to recognize his upcoming performance in the role of Theo in “Pippin” on Broadway. Tokash, who will be leaving for New York City on Friday, has been performing onstage since the age of 5. He previously was part of a national touring production of “Mary Poppins,” and held the lead role in a musical version of “A Christmas Story,” at Madison Square Garden. — Shae Dalrymple