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May 30, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Hancock County Museum will hold sale through Saturday

NEW CUMBERLAND - The Hancock County Museum will hold the annual rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday at the museum located at 1008 Ridge Ave./state Route 2.

More than 100 items, including furniture, toys, books, decor and kitchenware, will be available.

Church holding flea market

WEIRTON - Weirton Heights Community Church will hold a flea market, car wash and baked goods sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday.

The church's men will hold the free car wash during the flea market. Hot dogs and popcorn will be available.

Local author holding book signing

WEIRTON - The Mary H. Weir Public Library will host a book signing for local author Carolyn Bradley from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the library's activity room.

Bradley has published two books, "Sundays, Dreams and Souvenirs" and "A Gingerbread Heart," both of which will be available at the library.

"Sundays" is a story of how family, God and dreams can help navigate life's difficulties. "Gingerbread" tells the story of a Gingerbread Boy Christmas ornament and its love for a little boy.

Country Friends host Tradition

COLLIERS - Country Friends will host The Country Tradition Saturday at the Memorial Hall located at 402 Old Police Lodge 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 starts at 6 p.m. For information, call (304) 527-4253 or (304) 479-1270.

Torrance students to perform

WEIRTON - Torrance Music Studios students will hold free recitals at 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday at the Weirton Heights Memorial Baptist Church located at 121 Ivy St.

The younger children will participate in the 2:30 p.m. recital, and the 5 p.m. recital features youth aged 11 to 18. Thirteen area high school seniors will be honored at the conclusion of the 5 p.m. program.

The children will give vocal, piano, organ and guitar performance. It is free and open to the public.

Shiloh presents local talent

WEIRTON - The Shiloh Apostolic Faith Usher Ministry presents "God's Servants: We Serve and We Believe," featuring Tri-State Area performers at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the church located at 3000 Weir Ave.

Light refreshments will be served in the fellowship hall following the program. Call (304) 797-7848.

Church Women to hold luncheon

WEIRTON - The Weirton Church Women United will hold a luncheon at noon Tuesday at the Three Springs Drive Eat'n Park.

For information or to make a reservation, call Lynn Bish at (304) 797-9785.

Immigration to be discussed

WELLSBURG - Solutions to undocumented immigration will be discussed at the Lifetree Cafe at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Staffileno's on the River.

The program will include a screening of "Kids Without a Country: An Illegal Immigrant's Story," which involves Reyna Grande, who crossed the border with her family when she was 9-years-old.

Admission to the 60-minute event is free.

Lifetree Cafe is an informal group in which people gather for conversation about life and faith in a casual coffeehouse-type setting.

For information, contact Vicky Barr at (740) 282-3458 or

Children's knitting group to meet

WELLSBURG - The Brooke County Library's Kids Knitting Group will meet at 4:30 p.m. Thursday in the library's River Room.

Children in third grade or higher can learn to knit with help from instructor Nora Bell. They should bring yarn and needles or loom.

Call (304) 737-1551 to register for the free program.

Scholarships awarded

WEIRTON - Hancock School Employees Federal Credit Union awarded $500 scholarships to Jessica M. Derby, a Weir High School Student, and Rebecca M. Olashuk, a Tinora High School student and the granddaughter of John Olashuk of Weirton.

Derby plans to attend West Virginia Northern Community College, and Olashuck plans to attend Ohio Northern University.

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