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Fox's Pizza now open for business in Weirton

January 11, 2012
By CRAIG HOWELL - Managing editor ( , Weirton Daily Times

WEIRTON - The Weirton community has a new option when residents have a craving for pizza and a variety of other food.

A new Fox's Pizza Den franchise recently opened in the city, located at 408 Penco Road in the Shop 'n Save Plaza. On Tuesday, members of the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce and local business representatives welcomed the restaurant with a grand opening.

The franchise is owned and operated by Joe Farran and Kathi Eastham, who said they wanted to find a way to be a bigger part of Weirton.

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GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION — The owners of the new Fox’s Pizza Den, located in the Shop ‘n Save Plaza, were joined by representatives of the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce and other local businesses Tuesday for a grand opening. The franchise is owned and operated by Joe Farran and Kathi Eastham. -- Craig Howell

"We believe in the city of Weirton," Farran said, explaining he and Eastham both grew up in the community and see a bright future for the city. "We want to be a part of that future."

Farran previously worked as an assistant principal in Virginia, and Farran was a legal assistant. They said they also would like to look for ways to partner with local schools on projects or events.

Fox's Pizza Den is known for its variety of pizza, with a selection of more than a dozen toppings, or its gourmet selections including buffalo chicken, taco, veggie and chicken rancher.

It also offers several types of hoagies and wedgie sandwiches, stromboli, wings, bread sticks, onion rings, mac and cheese bites and other snack-style foods.

Eastham explained their white pizza and baked spaghetti already have been big sellers.

Fox's Pizza Den is open Monday through Thursday 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.; and Sunday 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

For more information, call (304) 723-3697.

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