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December 13, 2012
Weirton Daily Times

Upper Ohio Valley HOF displays train set, holds drawing

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio - The Lou Holtz/Upper Ohio Valley Hall of Fame will feature a "Polar Express" train display, donated by Crouse TruValue Hardware in North Lima, Ohio, throughout the holiday season until Jan. 4.

During the time the set is on display, visitors are invited to enter a drawing for a complete O-gauge Lionel Pennsylvania Railroad Keystone Special set, valued at $260, also donated by Crouse. All area children are welcome to leave their letters to Santa in a special train making deliveries to the North Pole.

The museum doesn't charge admission, but accepts donations. It is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 120 E. Fifth St. It will be closed Christmas and New Year Day.

Santa to visit story hour

FOLLANSBEE - The Follansbee Branch Library will be holding a Christmas story hour, with special guest Santa Claus, for children ages 25 and their caregivers at noon Monday.

The Friends of the Follansbee Library will take pictures of children with Santa. Call (304) 527-0860 to register for the free program.

Class of 1959 to meet

WEIRTON - The Weir High School Class of 1959 will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Three Springs Drive Eat'n Park.

For information, call Edith Barber at (304) 723-0761.

Library offers children's craft

FOLLANSBEE - Children are invited to stop by the Follansbee Branch Library on Tuesday and make a craft they can take home.

Old-Timers set to meet

WEIRTON - The Weirton Steel Blast Furnace/Sinter Plant retirees will hold their quarterly Old-Timers buffet at noon Wednesday at the Serbian-American Cultural Center located on Colliers Way.

Dress is casual.

Those who have never attended a buffet must call to make a reservation. Those who have attended in the past will be contacted as usual.

To make a reservation, call (304) 527-1848, (304) 387-0783, (740) 944-1436 or (724) 916-4101.

Library to show action film

WELLSBURG - The Brooke County Public Library will be showing the PG-13-rated film, "The Bourne Legacy," at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 20.

This film is the latest to be adapted from the series of books by Robert Ludlum. Call (304) 737-1551 to reserve a seat and popcorn.

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