Community

Sacred Heart of Mary Church will hold Lenten dinners

WEIRTON — The Sacred Heart of Mary Church is holding Lenten dinners from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. every Wednesday during Lent at the church fellowship hall located at 200 Preston Ave., Weirton Heights. Dine-in and take-out will be available. A baked or fried fish platter will include cod, cole ...

Brooke County Welfare League holding spay/neuter clinic

WINTERSVILLE, Ohio — The Brooke County Animal Welfare League will hold a Roaming Animal Sterilization Clinic at Low Cost spay and neuter clinic April 8-9 at the Jefferson County Airpark located at 600 Airport Road. Appointments are limited, and those interested should call (304) 374-4443. ...

St. Paul Parish holding Lenten fish frys

WEIRTON — St. Paul Parish will hold a fish fry from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays during lent at St. Paul School cafeteria located at 140 Walnut St. Fried and baked fish sandwiches will be available, as will shrimp baskets. Fried or baked fish and shrimp basket dinners with a choice of two ...

Community Bread Basket will hold golf scramble in July

NEW CUMBERLAND — The Community Bread Basket will hold the “Teeing Off on Hunger” four-person golf scramble July 15 at the Mountaineer Woodview Golf Course located at 899 County Highway 2/6. Registration will be held from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., and the shotgun start is at 9:15 a.m. The ...

St. Thomas Episcopal plans Lenten fish frys

WEIRTON — St. Thomas Episcopal Church are holding fish frys from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. every Friday during Lent, including Good Friday, at the church located at St. Thomas and Three Springs drives. Dine-in and take-out will be available. For information, call the church at (304) ...

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, ...

Oak Glen celebrates music and art

NEW CUMBERLALND — The Montani Semper Liberi Music and Art at Oak Glenn III festival was held March 10-12 at Oak Glen High School, with special funding from the Hancock County Commissioners. The event, which continues to grow, offered an eclectic variety of music, ranging from alternative ...

Formal dress consignment sale

Weir High School will host a formal dress consignment sale from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at the high school gymnasium located at 100 Red Rider Road. Among those assisting with the event are, from left, Riddharuedi “Paan” Riddhagani, Emily Kenefick and co-chairs Davan Collins and Deabrea ...

Energy Express seeks volunteers

The Energy Express Program was created to combat the “summer slide,” or the tendency for students to lose some of the achievement gains they made during the previous school year, and pupils show an average of two to four months of academic growth after participating in the program, ...

State announces advertising campaign

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Division of Tobacco Prevention announced the Center for Disease Control’s “Tips From Former Smokers” advertising campaign will run for at least 20 weeks this year. The 15- and 30-second ads will run nationally on cable and network television and online. ...

Point Pleasant Ladies Aide meets

NEW CUMBERLAND — President Carolyn Allison called the March 8 Point Pleasant Ladies Aide meeting to order, welcomed members and lit the Memory Candle for those unable to attend. Ella Louise Herron was welcomed back to the group. A white candle was lit in memory of member Betty Gibson. ...

Run Away From Drugs 5K set for May 13

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio — The East Liverpool High School Cross Country Team will host a Run Away From Drugs 5K from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 13 throughout downtown. Race day registration begins at 9 a.m. and the 5K will begin at 10 a.m. It is open to everyone; there is no minimum or maximum age. ...

Weirton Shrines will hold pancake breakfast Saturday

WEIRTON — The Weirton Shriners will hold a pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Panhandle Shrine Club located at the end of Cove Road adjacent to the state highway garage. The meal includes pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee and orange juice. The cost is $6 for adults, $3 ...

Weirton United Way will hold ‘Taking it to the Hoop’ in April

WEIRTON — Weirton United Way will hold the “Taking It to the Hoop” three-on-three basketball tournament April 8-9 at the Weir High School gymnasium located at 100 Red Rider Road. It is open to teams of three to four players. Players can be in the third grade and older. Those ...

Monseau addresses department

WEIRTON — The Weirton Woman’s Club Literary Department met Feb. 20 for dinner and monthly meeting with Chair Molly Mossor presided. Jeanne Amidon gave the inspiration; Enid Williams led the Pledge of Allegiance; and members sang “God Bless America.” Author Dave Monseau spoke about ...

Museum commission discusses repairs

NEW CUMBERLAND — President Vivian Weigel called the Hancock County Museum Commission meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance. Members held a moment of silence for member Bill Friley, who died Feb. 17. Tom Zelinsky, Greg Blake, John Brenneman, Janet Keller, Vivian Weigel, Lois ...

Your Chamber and You

March 22 is Small Business Development Centers Day. The day is designed to assist entrepreneurs in starting a business and creating jobs. Many individuals dream of owning their own business but don’t know how to get started. Small Business Development Centers can help by providing ...

Country Friends to host Light Touch Saturday

COLLIERS — Country Friends will host Light Touch on Saturday at the Memorial Hall located at 67 Old Police Lodge Road. The doors open at 6 p.m. on Saturdays, and the dance starts at 7 p.m. Mondays are open mic with the doors opening at 4 p.m. The meal is at 5 p.m., and open mic starts at ...

Weirton Heights Memorial Baptist holding gospel sing

WEIRTON — The Weirton Heights Memorial Baptist Church will hold a gospel sing at 6 p.m. Sunday at the church located at 121 Ivy St., Weirton Heights. Several musicians and vocalists will perform, and the public is invited to attend and participate in gospel sing-alongs. Fellowship and ...

Children’s film, ‘Dinosaur Train,’ to be shown March 23

WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Public Library, in partnership with West Virginia Public Broadcasting, will show the film, “Dinosaur Train — What’s at the Center of the Earth?” at 5 p.m. March 23. There also will be activities in which children will learn about the center of the earth ...