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October 16, 2012
Weirton Daily Times

Democrats to hold candidate

meet and greet Wednesday

NEW CUMBERLAND - The Hancock County Democratic Executive Committee will hold a meet and greet for all Democratic candidates at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the New Cumberland Municipal Building. All Democratic candidates are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served.

PTA holding clothing sale

MCDONALD, Pa. - The Fort Cherry Elementary Center Parent-Teacher Association will hold a children's clothing sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 27 at the elementary center located at 110 Fort Cherry Road. All shirts will be $1 each and all pants will be $2. Winter coats, gloves, accessories and sporting equipment also will be available. Sizes run from 4T and 5T to 14 and 16. Those attending are asked to bring their own bag or laundry basket for their items. All proceeds benefit the PTA.

Trinity holding bazaar

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - The Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church will hold a food and craft bazaar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 3 at the church located at 300 S. Fourth St. A variety of crafts, gifts and Greek and non-Greek food items will be available. The event is sponsored by the church's youth group.

For information, call (740) 632-4311.

AHEPA?holding dinner

WEIRTON - The Order of American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association Hancock Chapter 103 will hold its Thanksgiving dinner for the children of the Weirton Christian Center and Dunbar Recreation Center at 5 p.m. Nov. 20 at the All Saints Greek Orthodox Church Hall.

Chair Steve Psaros noted the goal of the dinner is to provide the children with a nourishing meal and a Blessing Bag filled with fruit, drinks and snacks to take home.

Author giving presentation

PITTSBURGH - Award-winning journalist and author Terence Samuel will give a lecture, "The Disappearing Undecided Voter," at 6 p.m. Oct. 23 at Chatham University's Welker Room in James Laughlin Music Hall on the Shadyside Campus

Samuel is the deputy national political editor at the Washington Post and oversees White House and congressional coverage.

He is a former managing editor at National Journal and has worked as a correspondent at the Philadelphia Inquirer, St. Louis Post-Dispatch and U.S. News and World Report.

He was the director of editorial programming for news, sports and finance at AOL Black Voices and helped launch, an online magazine of commentary and analysis aimed at an African-American audience. Samuel is the author of "The Upper House: A Journey Behind the Closed Doors of the U.S. Senate" and is among the featured writers anthologized in 2009's "Best American Political Writing."

The lecture is free to the public and is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics at Chatham.

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