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October 30, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

New Manchester Christian

welcomes Canter as pastor

NEW MANCHESTER - The New Manchester Christian Church welcomed new pastor the Rev. Tim Canter Oct. 6 at the church located at 172 High St.

Canter and his wife, Jennifer, relocated to the area from Versailles, Ky., where Canter was a youth minister. The couple has a son who lives in Kentucky.

Canter gave his first sermon during the 11 a.m. service.

Anyone without a church family is invited to join the congregation as they continue their ministry with the help of Tim and Jennifer Canter.

The church is handicap accessible and everyone is welcome to attend.

Salatino named to society

ASHLAND, Ohio - Megan Salatino of Follansbee is a member of Alpha Lambda Delta at Ashland University.

Alpha Lambda Delta honors students who in their first or first two semesters have achieved a 3.5 cumulative grade point average. The honor society's purpose is to encourage superior academic achievement among students in their first year, to promote intelligent living, and to assist students in recognizing and developing meaningful goals.

Salatino is double majoring in public relations/strategic communication and sport communication. She is the daughter of Mark and Pamela Salatino of Follansbee and a 2012 Brooke High School graduate. Salatino serves as the public relations chair for Alpha Lambda Delta.

Craft festival set for Saturday

WEIRTON - The holiday craft festival sponsored by the art department of the GFWC Weirton Woman's Club will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the RJ Bush Center at 3474 Pennsylvania Ave.

Admission is $2, and there is free parking.

The event will include a bake sale, entertainment and an Authors' Alley, along with more than 20 crafters. Holiday Home Tour tickets will be on sale for $20. The self-guided tour is sponsored by the Hancock County Arts Council and features homes in Weirton, New Cumberland and Chester. Representatives from CASA, A Child's Place will be at the show, and donations for the Hancock County Animal Shelter will be accepted. The show will have primitive wood products, gift baskets, jewelry, wreaths, dog accessories and baked goods.

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