Community

Donation

The Weirton Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary made a donation to defray expenses at the Greater Weirton Senior Center. Attending the check presentation were, from left, auxiliary Senior Vice President Sherry Hornick, President Gloria Jerrel, senior center Board Chair Chuck Svokas, and ...

Museum program

Janet Keller, right, and Linda McNeil from the Hancock County Museum gave a presentation on “turn of the century living” for New Manchester Elementary School’s second-grade pupils. They displayed a variety of artifacts, which they explained to the students. The children were particularly ...

Youth Leadership Association offers teen leadership summits

PARSONS — The Ohio-West Virginia Youth Leadership Association will hold teen leadership summits at the Horseshoe Leadership Center, where campers will develop leadership, communication and team-building skills. The senior high summit will be held June 18-24 and the junior high summit will ...

WVU Extension seeks mentors for Energy Express

The West Virginia University Hancock County Extension needs mentors for the Energy Express summer reading program. AmeriCorps Mentors are full-time college students or college-bound students who make learning fun for small groups of school-age children by creating a safe, enriching ...

CCHS holds senior awards banquet

From staff reports STEUBENVILLE — Catholic Central High School held its annual senior awards banquet at the St. Francis Center in Follansbee. More than $49,550 in local scholarship money, including scholarship awards, was given on behalf of local colleges. Emily Stevens, president of ...

Campus news

The Citadel Neeley Rexroad Taylor of Summerville, S.C., formerly of Weirton, graduated with distinction from The Citadel in Charleston, S.C., earning a master’s degree in literacy education. She also graduated from Weir High School and West Liberty University.

Women’s golf news

CADIZ COUNTRY CLUB WOMEN’S GOLF ASSOCIATION CADIZ — Nancy Beckert was hostess for the Play of the Day of the Cadiz Country Club Women’s Golf Association held May 10. The game played was the lowest score on the back nine holes. Winners were Glenda Sensel, first place, and Peg ...

Community calendar

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The community calendar is only as accurate as the information provided to it. Meeting changes and updates should be directed to Janice Kiaski, Herald-Star community editor, at jkiaski@heraldstaronline.com or (740) 283-4711, ext. 346.) Today Gamblers Anonymous and Gam-Anon, ...

Weir High, Middle bands perform concert

The Weir Middle and High school concert bands performed their joint spring concerts Thursday at the high school’s Milton J. Weinberg Theater. The high school concert band was joined by the seventh and eighth grade band and the beginning sixth grade band for the one-and-a-half hour ...

Chester Arts Club makes plans

CHESTER — The Chester Arts Club met April 26 at Crickster’s Family Restaurant with President Joanne Hobbs calling the meeting to order. Following lunch, Hobbs led members in reciting the Club Collect and reported members served coffee and donuts at the Chester City Building on “Let It ...

Weirton Woman’s Club holds closing meeting of year

WEIRTON — The Weirton Woman’s Club met at William’s Country Club with President Diana Durst presiding for their closing meeting of the club year and will resume activities in September. Durst welcomed guest Monica Dornbush and the Rev. Marlin Hawley. Molly Mossor presented the ...

Walk supports group buying iPads for autistic children

FOLLANSBEE — Area residents will have an opportunity to get a little exercise while supporting efforts by a local group to help youth with autism improve their communication skills. Ryan’s Prayer of Hope and Healing for Autism will hold its second fundraising walk from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. ...

Millsop Community Center will sponsor tennis camp

WEIRTON — The Millsop Community Center summer youth tennis camp will be held from June 5-9 at Starvaggi Park located on Starvaggi Drive. It is open to boys and girls in first through 11th grades. Children in first through fourth grades will have lessons from 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. at a ...

Low-cost spay/neuter clinic will be held June 24-25

WINTERSVILLE, Ohio — The Brooke County Animal Welfare League will hold their next low-cost spay and neuter Roaming Animal Sterilization Clinic at Low Cost June 24-25 at the Jefferson County Airpark. Interested pet owners must call (304) 374-4443 immediately as appointments are limited. ...

Golf tournament

First Choice America Community Federal Credit Union will be an event sponsor for the upcoming Weirton Steel 25-Year Club golf scramble Saturday at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort’s Woodview Golf Course. Proceeds will defray the cost of the annual picnic. Those attending the check ...

Weir High Drama Club will present ‘Slapdash!’

WEIRTON — The Weir High School Drama Club will present “Slapdash! 3 3/4” in a one-night-only improv performance at 7 p.m. Friday at the high school’s Milton J. Weinberg Theatre located at 100 Red Rider Road. Slapdash! stars two teams of improvisers competing for points. The Red Team ...

Weirton Elks Lodge Committee will hold luncheon Monday

WEIRTON — The Weirton Elks Lodge 1801 House Committee will hold a luncheon special, beginning at 3 p.m. Monday at the lodge located on Main Street. Lunch includes a pulled pork sandwich and side dish for $5.

Parish Council chosen

All Saints Greek Orthodox 2017 Parish Council recently took their oath of office. Pictured from left to right are Bill Davidson, James Banketas, Pete Antoniou, Ernest Max Flinn, Recording Secretary Dean Makricostas, President Nick Latousakis, the Rev. Frank A Milanese, Treasurer Alexandra ...