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February 14, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Weir High Class of 1959 to meet Tuesday at Eat'n Park

WEIRTON - The Weir High School Class of 1959 will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Three Springs Drive Eat'n Park.

Classmates are encouraged to attend. Plans for the next reunion will be discussed.

For information, call Edith Barber at (304) 723-0761.

Sacred Heart holding fish fry

WEIRTON - Sacred Heart of Mary Catholic Church will hold fish fries 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. each Wednesday during lent at the church hall located at 200 Preston Ave.

Baked or fried fish platters, including cole slaw and a choice of macaroni and cheese, haluski or French fries, are $10. Fried shrimp platters are $10.50. Fried fish platters with a choice of macaroni and cheese or French fries are $7.50 for children under 12. A la carte selections include baked and fried fish, haluski, French fries, cole slaw, desserts and beverages.

Cooked and frozen potato and cheese or sauerkraut pierogies are available for $2.75 for three or $11 for a dozen cooked or $10 for a dozen frozen. Fresh bread is available for $4 a loaf.

Take-out and eat-in are available.

For information or to make an order, call (304) 723-1648.

Crocheting group to meet

WELLSBURG - The Brooke County Public Library's crocheting group will meet at the Brooke County Public Library Wednesday at 5 p.m.

The group is for adults with various levels of experience, including beginners, and members are ready to help those who need it. Participants should bring supplies and projects. Call (304) 737-1551 to register for the free program.

Library to show documentary

WELLSBURG - The Brooke County Public Library will be showing the PG-13-rated documentary, "Bully," Feb. 21 at 5:30 p.m.

The documentary follows five youth and their families over the course of a school year. It includes the stories of two families who have lost children to suicide and a mother awaiting the fate of her 14-year-old daughter, who has been incarcerated after bringing a gun on her school bus.

Call (304) 737-1551 to reserve a seat.

Library to show animated film

WELLSBURG - The Brooke County Public Library will show the animated film "Hotel Transylvania," rated PG, on Feb. 23 at 11 a.m.

The film focuses on the relationship between Dracula, played by Adam Sandler; and his daughter and the ghoulish guests who patronize his hotel.

Call (304) 737-1551 to reserve a seat and popcorn.

Cup of Life holding coffee house

WEIRTON - The Cup of Life Ministries Christian coffee house for women will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 1 at Marland Heights Community Church located at 3900 Bright Way.

Tina Schoolcraft will be the Bible teacher. There will be refreshments, desserts and beverages. Free childcare for children in kindergarten through fifth grade will be provided. Those needing childcare are asked to register in advance.

For information or to register, call Joanne Redd at (724) 573-033 or email



BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. - Burgettstown Area Elementary School will register children entering kindergarten for the 2013-2014 academic year as well as those entering school for the first time from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 6-7 at the elementary center located at 100 Bavington Road.

Those children whose last names begin with A to M will be registered on March 6, and those children whose last names begin with N to Z.

Children must be 5 years old by Aug. 31 to enter kindergarten. Parents must bring an official birth certificate, Social Security number and immunization records. The minimum immunization requirements hepatitis B, measles, tetanus and diphtheria, polio and chicken pox. A physical and dental exam are required before the first day of school; parents will be given forms at the registration. Any child that has specific custody or guardian restrictions must have an official court order defining the restrictions.

Scholarship seeks


WEIRTON - Weir High School seniors may pick up applications for the Joan Bieberson/Frank McDonald Scholarship from their guidance counselor.

The deadline for the application is March 25.

The scholarship is based primarily on need, not on grade-point average or testing scores. However, applicants must have participated in high school athletics, whether as an athlete, manager or cheerleader, or in band.

Scholarships may be used for vocational or cosmetology school, junior or community college or four-year and graduate schools. It may be used toward tuition, books and other expenses associated with furthering education. Recipients are eligible to re-apply for an additional award for the remainder of their post-high school education.

Since its inception in 2001, $217,500 has been awarded to 49 students, with each receiving between $1,000 to $4,000 per year.

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