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February 9, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

NAACP meeting set Tuesday

STEUBENVILLE - The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Hampton Inn on University Boulevard, according to state director Royal Mayo.

Head Start dances announced

STEUBENVILLE - The Jefferson County Community Action Council Head Start program will sponsor an "I Love Head Start Dance" on Thursday at all Head Start sites.

According to Sherry Petteway the festivities will include food, music, and fun activities.

Petteway said the dances will be held from 10 a.m. until noon at the Adena Head Start located at 189 Hanna Ave., and at the Tiltonsville Head Start located at 106 Grandview Ave.

The Wintersville Head Start dance will run from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the site at 587 Bantam Ridge Road as well as the St. Anthony's Head Start at 243 S. Seventh St. in Steubenville.

Petteway said the dance is one of many parent, family, and community engagement activities offered by the Head Start program. Families with children three or four years old and not enrolled in our program are encouraged to attend and enroll their child in Head Start.

"There will be staff at each site to assist you. Recruitment for enrollment is held at every Head Start Activity and all Head Start activities are free," noted Petteway.

W.Va. road work announced

The West Virginia Division of Highways has announced minor road work to be performed next week, pending suitable weather.

In Hancock County, crews will be patching Kings Creek, North Fork, Hudson Hill and Lick Run roads; and ditching along Hardins Run and Middle Run roads.

In Brooke County, crews will be patching U.S. Route 22, clearing ditches along state Route 2 and pulling shoulders and ditches along state Route 67.

Lauretta Drive

re-opened to traffic

STEUBENVILLE - City officials re-opened Lauretta Drive from John Scott Highway to St. Charles Drive Friday afternoon.

The street was closed in December to allow the James White Construction Company could replace a broken storm culvert pipe.

City Engineer Michael Dolak said approximately 92 feet of 66 inch storm culvert pipe was replaced.

Dolak said the work was delayed several days by inclement weather.

The project cost approximately $105,000.

An Ohio Public Works Commission provided $84,000 for the project.

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