Community

Charity Hospice holds annual memorial lantern release

SMITHFIELD — More than 200 people attended Charity Hospice’s fourth-annual memorial lantern release held July 25 at Friendship Park in Smithfield. Cathy Cich, founder of the Wintersville-based Charity Hospice, said, “Every year this event gets bigger and better with more people ...

Community news from throughout the area

Free classes being scheduled at Mary H. Weir Public Library WEIRTON — In response to the needs of the Weirton area community, free classes have been scheduled at the Mary H. Weir Public Library for September. The Test Assessing Secondary Completion classes — formerly General ...

Special recognition

State Del. Phil Diserio, D-Brooke, presented members of the Brooke High School Dance Team with a citation from the West Virginia Legislature recognizing their community service, participation in a national competition at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports Complex in Florida and second consecutive ...

Capital campaign off and running

A $50,000 grant from the J.C. Williams Charitable Trust, administered through PNC’s Charitable Trusts Grant Review Committee, officially was awarded to the Ohio Valley Health Center, which is in the midst of a three-year, $1 million capital expansion project for the health center that ...

Community news from throughout the area

Little Miss Lion Contest detailed TORONTO — The Toronto Lions Club is accepting applications for its 2017 Little Miss Lion Contest. Participants must be 8-12 and current students in the Toronto City School District, according to eligibility requirements. The application deadline is ...

Looking for some support

Built in 1826, the Crew House Museum on Main Street, Richmond, is in the process of having two sides of the original brick re-pointed by workers from Montenery Masonry of Yorkville. The work began July 31 and is expected to be completed later this month, according to Sandy Judy, secretary of ...

CHANGE Inc.’s Family Medical Care hosting three health fairs

Family Medical Care Community Health Center is hosting a health fair at three of its local community health center locations to promote healthy living and provide educational information and tools to the community. The health fairs are in observance of National Health Center Week, which is ...

Women’s golf news

CADIZ COUNTRY CLUB WOMEN’S GOLF ASSOCIATION The Cadiz Country Club Women’s Golf Association played the “T and F” game Aug. 2, scoring on holes starting with the letters T and F. Hostess Bonnie Beetham announced winners as Kathy Smith for low gross and herself for low ...

Campus news

Bethany College The following area students were named to the spring president’s and dean’s lists at Bethany College: President’s list — Michael Ceraolo, Weirton; Dakota Hudson, Bethany; Megan Nally, New Cumberland: and Haley Thompson, Toronto. Dean’s list — Joshua Beck, Aidan ...

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, ...