Community night game tickets available for June 17

STEUBENVILLE — Area residents are invited to see the Pittsburgh Pirates take on the World Series champion Chicago Cubs.

It’s the Herald-Star and Weirton Daily Times’ annual Community Night game, and it’s set for 8:15 p.m. on June 17 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh.

“Each year, Community Night is one of the most anticipated events of the baseball season,” said Ross Gallabrese, executive editor of the newspapers. “It gives hundreds of residents from all parts of the Tri-State Area an opportunity to enjoy a relaxing evening at the ballpark, spend time with friends and family and watch the Pirates.”

The cost for the gold level premium game is $75 for the bus ride to Pittsburgh and a ticket, as well as the all-you-can-eat seating at PNC Park, a Jordy Mercer bobblehead and prizes given away between innings.

The cost for a ticket without the bus ride is $65.

The buses will leave the Herald-Star office building’s parking lot on Dock Street at 5:30 p.m., but those planning to go should be at the newspaper office by 5 p.m., according to Cindy Kotsch, the events coordinator for the newspapers.

“These community day events with the Pirates at PNC Park are so popular. We have people who have gone to games with us every year. They’re special events,” she noted.

Event sponsors include the Herald-Star and Weirton Daily Times, Trinity Health System, Hauser’s Furniture, Eastern Gateway Community College, Hancock County Savings Bank and EM-Media.

No refunds will be available.

For information about tickets, contact Diana Brown at the Herald-Star at (740) 283-4711.