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February 19, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Hearing to examine DEP

accountability in testing

WASHINGTON, Pa. - Pennsylvania House Democratic Policy Chair Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, will co-chair a public hearing on the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection's accountability standards for environmental testing following natural gas drilling from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. today at the Courthouse Square located at 100 W. Beau St.

Rep. Jesse White, D-Cecil Township, requested the hearing and will serve as co-chair. White recently introduced House Bill 268, which would require the DEP to disclose full testing results, including raw data and documentation, of any environmental testing the agency conducts on landowner or leaseholder property.

The hearing is open to the public.

Class of 1951 to meet

WEIRTON - The Weir High School Class of 1951 will meet at noon Thursday at Dee-Jay's BBQ Ribs and Grill located on Three Springs Drive.

All classmates and their spouses are invited to attend.

Auxiliary to host craft show

HOOKSTOWN, Pa. - The Hookstown American Legion Ladies Auxiliary will host its spring craft show and sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 23-24.

The table fee is $15 per table for both days. For information, call (412) 897-0100.

Library hosts

health class

WEIRTON - KidneySmart classes will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 28 and March 28 at the Mary H. Weir Public Library located at 3442 Main St.

The classes are free, community-based education about kidney function, early signs of kidney disease, diet and health management and treatment options for those diagnosed with chronic kidney disease.

Register online at or by calling (412) 770-7210.

Country Friends

to meet

COLLIERS - Country Friends will host Art Beal and The Country Tradition Saturday at the Memorial Hall located at 402 Old Police Road. The doors open at 6 p.m., and the dance starts at 7 p.m.

Country Friends holds covered-dish dinners and open mic nights every Monday and Friday. The doors open at 4 p.m., the meal begins at 5 p.m., and open mic begins at 6 p.m.

For information, call (304) 527-4253 or (304) 479-1270 or visit the website at

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