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February 4, 2011
Weirton Daily Times

Weirton Senior Center offers

income tax preparation help

WEIRTON -The Weirton Senior Center has begun income tax preparations.

The center will assist in preparing taxes from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday until April 15 at the center, located at 3425 Main St.

There will be walk-ins only; appointments will not be made.

Church to hold soup sale

COLLIERS - Colliers United Methodist Church at 318 Pennsylvania Ave., across from the Colliers Post Office, will hold a Super Soup Sale on Super Bowl weekend, Friday and Saturday.

There will be potato soup with or without dumplings, vegetable soup and chicken noodle soup available for pickup between noon and 4 p.m. both days.

Delivery of orders of 10 quarts or more will be available on Friday.

The cost is $5 per quart. Orders must be placed in advance by calling Barb and Larry Freshwater at (304) 527-2478.

WBA holding signups

WEIRTON - The Weirton Baseball Association will hold registration for the 2011 spring baseball and softball seasons from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Feb. 12 and 19 at the Millsop Community Center.

Registration also can be done online at There is a $5 fee for online registrations.

Registration for the 2011 season is $55 per player for children aged 4-8 and $60 for children aged 9-14, with a two player maximum per family.

There is a $10 late fee for all registrations received after Feb. 28.

First time registrants require government-issued proof of age, and a child's age on April 30 for baseball and Jan. 1 for softball will determine what league the child will play in.

Democratic Women to meet

FOLLANSBEE - The Brooke County Federation of Democratic Women will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Follansbee Branch Library.

New members are welcome. Dues are $10 per year.

Church holds coffee hour

WEIRTON - Coffee 1.1.7 will be held between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Weirton Senior Center on Main Street.

The event is free, open to all ages and hosted by the Weirton Alliance Church.

For information, call (304) 748-8474.

Junior Bears holding signups

CHESTER - The Oak Glen Junior Bears will be holding baseball and softball sign ups for boys aged 4 to 14 and girls aged 4 to 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 12 and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 15 at the Chester Volunteer Fire Department.

The cost is $35 per child, with participation in additional fundraising efforts.

Feb. 15 is the final signup.

For information, call (330) 383-1886.

Salon seeks gently used jeans

BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. - Zuccaro's Hairstylings is accepting gently worn jeans of any brand for Aeropostale's fourth annual Teens for Jeans Campaign until Feb. 13.

Aeropostale will donate the jeans to a local homeless teens shelter, and those making donations will receive a 25 percent off coupon for a new pair of jeans at Aeropostale.

For information, contact the Aeropostale Tanger Outlets at (724) 222-9646.

OVAASA holding hip-hop fundraiser

WHEELING - The Ohio Valley African American Students Association and Wheeling Jesuit University will serve as hosts of a fundraising concert featuring the talents of local hip-hop artists.

Several aspiring and established artists will be showcasing their craft at the Troy Theater on the WJU campus on Feb. 26 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Admission is $5 per person with proceeds benefiting the OVAASA Awards Banquet and Scholarship fund.

The artists slated to perform will be God Sent, Steve Sage, Youngest In Charge, Generation Of Steppaz, Natalie Jo, Ponce De'Leioun, Y.C.B., Yung Nece, Chancy D, Joey & Kino, Realest, Mz. New York, the N.O. and Mall Black.

Tickets go on sale Feb. 19 and will also be sold at the door. Parental discretion is advised because of some of the lyrical content.

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