Regional roundup

Women face child endangerment charge

AMSTERDAM — The grandmother and mother of a 2-year-old child who ingested a suboxone pill face charges of child endangerment.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department arrested Lori Kay Redovian, 55, and Britani Redovian, 27, both of 12198 state Route 43, on the charge following an investigation of an incident Friday that resulted in the child being transported to the Pittsburgh Children’s Hospital.

The child was listed in stable condition, according to officials.

According to police reports, Britani Redovian told deputies the child went upstairs when she was preoccupied and ingested an 8 mg suboxone pill. The pill was said to be one of two in a bottle opened by the child, with the other remaining, according to reports.

Lori Kay Redovian said she was in the shower when the incident occurred.

Literacy instruction

workshop offered

STEUBENVILLE — A literacy instruction workshop will be offered for teachers this month to help engage pupils in the classroom.

Sponsored by the Jefferson County Educational Service Center through its Quest for Success program, the workshop will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 25-26 at the JCESC’s Professional Development Room in the Kenneth D. Simeral Building, 2023 Sunset Blvd.

Megan Reister, assistant professor of education at Franciscan University of Steubenville, will serve as presenter, and the sessions will explore the impact of identity in students with disabilities and lead to a discussion on responsive instruction within the classroom.

The cost is $20 per person to participate and includes a continental breakfast and lunch.

For information or to register, contact Mark Masloski, JCESC administrative assistant and Quest for Success program manager, at (740) 283-3347 or e-mail mmasloski@jcesc.org.

Toronto to hold

special meetings

TORONTO — City Council committee meetings have been scheduled for Monday.

The zoning and annexation meeting will begin at 6 p.m., with the finance committee meeting following at 6:30 p.m. The communications/buildings and grounds committee will meet at approximately 7:30 p.m., officials said.

All meetings will be held at the city building.

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