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May 8, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Knights seek bocci players

WEIRTON - The Knights of Columbus Bocci League is seeking both teams and individuals to play in the upcoming season, which starts in late May.

Games are held at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

The cost is $35 per person.

Those interested should call Jim Gerlando at the knights hall at (304) 723-1492, option 1, or Grand Knight Stan Fiedorczyk at (304) 723-1886.

Post 10 holding

officers election

WEIRTON - Weirton American Legion Post 10 will hold their annual election of officers from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the post's bingo hall.

All members are encouraged to vote.

Salvation Army

distributing food

WEIRTON - The Salvation Army will host a mobile food distribution from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. or while supplies last at the Salvation Army's fellowship hall located at 796 Cove Road. It is open to Hancock and Brooke county residents, and residents must provide state-issued photo identification, a rent or utility receipt in their name and a box.

The food distribution is available through a Mountaineer Food Bank grant.

Pre-K registration

being accepted

FLORENCE, Pa. - The Tri-State Christian Academy is accepting fall class enrollment for the "Little Village" preschool for 3- and 4-year-olds and "Romper Stomper" program for 2-and-a-half-year-olds at the school located at 750 Steubenville Pike, next to Iannetti's Garden Center. The school also offers academics for kindergarten through 12th grade, reinforcing Christian morals and behavior and family focused. May through September classroom enrollment is limited.

Inquiries and visits can be arranged by calling Principal Jarrett Gum at (724) 947-8722 or Pre-kindergarten Director Patty Rhoades at (724) 729-3657.

Museum holding

Cove program

WEIRTON - The Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center will host the program "Rediscover Holliday's Cove" from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 10 at the Weirton Event Center, the former Cove School site on Cove Road.

The event will include unveiling the Cove School commemorative marker and recognition and reunion of former Cove School faculty and students. There also will be a "Holliday's Cove Treasure Hunt" and drawing for the grand prize in the "Rediscovering Holliday's Cove" contest. Other attractions include live bluegrass and polka and prize drawings.

For information, visit

Javersak to give


WEIRTON - David T. Javersak of the West Virginia Humanities Council will give the presentation "Species of Legal Fiction: The Wheeling Conventions" from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center located at 3149 Main St.

Tenaglio named

to scholars list

WEIRTON - Matthew Tenaglio, a Weir High School junior, was named an All-American Scholar and was recognized as a student of excellence in science by the United States Achievement Academy. Tenaglio, the son of Chuck and Suzanne Tenaglio of Weirton, was nominated by Weir High chemistry teacher Pete Karpyk. He will appear in the All-American Scholar and achievement academy yearbooks.

Students of excellence are chosen based on performance, interest, aptitude, leadership, responsibility, enthusiasm, motivation, attitude and dependability. The academy selects scholars exclusively on the recommendation of teachers, coaches, counselors and sponsors. The program recognizes students who excel in academics and have a 3.3 grade point average or better.

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