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Two-time winner

November 25, 2014 Lisa Hickey won two cook-offs recently held by the Weirton Elks Lodge 1801. She won first place in the appetizer cook-off and the soup cook-off and received two $25 Kroger gift cards. more »»

Thinking safety

November 25, 2014 Michael Jones, a junior firefighter and student at Brooke High School, visited Amanda DiMarzio’s fourth grade class at Wellsburg Primary School, where his brother Jack is a student, for National Fir... more »»

Scholarships made available

November 25, 2014 Students entering technical programs, including those that lead to jobs in the oil and gas industry, can take advantage of more than $150,000 in scholarships at West Virginia Northern Community... more »»

Kidney Smart classes will be held three times at WMC

November 25, 2014 WEIRTON — A Kidney Smart class will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 9, Jan. 13 and Feb. 10 at Weirton Medical Center’s Starvaggi Board Room. more »»

Depression support group meets

November 25, 2014 WHEELING — The Ohio Valley Depression and Bipolar Support Group meets from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. the first, third and fifth Wednesday of each month at Wheeling Jesuit University’s Whalen Hall. more »»

Avella participates in lip dub

November 24, 2014 AVELLA — Avella Junior/Senior High School is participating in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review’s annual Lip Dub contest. The lip dub can be viewed at the newspaper’s website at contests.tribliv. more »»

Toys for Tots drive

November 24, 2014 The Weirton-Wellsburg Chapter of the West Virginia Credit Union League collected for the Toys for Tots program during the November chapter meeting. more »»

Be aware of fire hazards during holiday meal preparation

November 24, 2014 Cooking is, and has long been, the leading cause of home structure fires and home fire injuries, and according to the National Fire Protection Association, home cooking fires peak on major U.S. more »»

St. Thomas Episcopal Church to hold Thankgiving service

November 24, 2014 WEIRTON — St. Thomas Episcopal Church will hold a Thanksgiving eve service at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the church located on Three Spring and St. Thomas drives. For information, call (304) 723-4120. more »»

Public service district meeting

November 24, 2014 WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Public Service District will hold the monthly construction meeting at 2 p.m. Wednesday at district office, located at 711 Charles St. more »»

AHEPA holding dinner

November 24, 2014 WEIRTON — The Hancock Chapter No. more »»

Movie to be shown Saturday

November 24, 2014 FOLLANSBEE — The Follansbee Community Watch group will show a movie, “Monsters University,” at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Follansbee Community House. Admission is free. more »»

Wreaths offered for veterans

November 24, 2014 Chambers and James Funeral Homes is taking orders for wreaths for veterans’ graves in observance of Wreaths Across America Day, Dec. 1. more »»

Pesticide training offered

November 24, 2014 WHEELING — The West Virginia University Extension Service is offering pesticide recertification training for all private applicators and others interested in becoming certified applicators. more »»

Library to show action film

November 24, 2014 WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Public Library will be showing the PG-13-rated film “The Expendables,” starring Sylvester Stallone, at 1 p.m. Dec. 2. Call (304) 737-1551 to reserve a seat and popcorn. more »»

Library to hold craft class

November 24, 2014 WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Library will be holding a craft class at 1 p.m. Dec. 4. Participants will learn to make beautiful bows and quick package decorations. more »»

Lions selling coupon books

November 24, 2014 WELLSBURG — For those who have begun their Christmas shopping, the Wellsburg Lions Club suggests coupon books, with discounts for various businesses in Brooke, Ohio and Jefferson counties, they are... more »»

Benevenuti Amici

November 23, 2014 Translated, that headline is Italian for “Welcome friends,” so noted the cover of the program on tables at the Italian American Cultural Club’s fourth-annual Festa del Vino held Nov. 14 at St. more »»

Community calendar

November 23, 2014 (EDITOR’S NOTE: The community calendar is only as accurate as the information provided to it. more »»

Shiloh Apostolic holding pre-Thanksgiving service

November 22, 2014 WEIRTON — The Shiloh Apostolic Faith Assembly will hold a pre-Thanksgiving service at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the church located at 3000 Weir Ave. The Rev. D.W. Cummings is pasto. more »»

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