Local News

Point Pleasant Ladies Aide welcomes new member

WEIRTON — President Carolyn Allison presided at the Sept. 12 meeting of the Point Pleasant Ladies Aide, welcoming 24 members; new member Connie Barr-Mason; and guests Nancy Zachewicz, Danielle Stroud and Karla Paras. Allison lit the memory candle for those unable to attend. The church ...

Briefs

Housing authority sets meeting STEUBENVILLE —The Jefferson County Metropolitan Housing Authority will meet at 5 p.m. Monday at 110 Springdale Ave., Wintersville, to interview candidates for the executive director position. Chester concert series to close CHESTER — The 2018 Summer ...

Police reports

Steubenville Theft: Residence entered in the 1500 block of Euclid Avenue and checkbook and phone taken, Thursday. Cited: Ashley M. Parrish, 27, Wellsburg, driving with suspended license; Davee R. Wallace, 25, 321 Ranie Drive, Colliers, loud exhaust; and Jimmie C. Knight, no age listed; ...

Personnel matters discussed by Edison

BERGHOLZ — Personnel matters were the main topic during Thursday’s regular meeting of the Edison Local Board of Education meeting at John Gregg Elementary School. The board approved supplemental contracts for Jessica McCallister, Virtual Learning Academy; Cody Kuntupis, assistant boys’ ...

Workplace simulation part of Brooke courses

WELLSBURG — At first glance, Room 4 at Brooke High School might seem like an ordinary science classroom, with students seated on stools at a large, green lab table. But the teens are not only students in the school’s digital electronics class, they are “employees” of Steel River ...

State school report cards talk at Toronto School Board

TORONTO — School report cards issued by the Ohio Department of Education were the focus of Thursday evening’s city school board meeting. “The district increased the gap closing score at Toronto Junior-Senior High School to a ‘B’ and was able to maintain a ‘B’ for graduation ...

Rules of order

Approximately 20 area business representatives and government officials learned Tuesday about Robert’s Rules of Order and their use in running meetings, Tuesday, as part of an educational seminar presented by the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce with support from Hancock County Savings Bank. ...

Fencing holding up park project

WEIRTON — Members of the Weirton Board of Parks and Recreation say they continue to wait on the final component of a project to refurbish the tennis and basketball courts at Starvaggi Memorial Park. “This project should have been done months and months ago,” board Chair Ed Bowman said ...

Weirton continues to discuss employee residency

WEIRTON — Weirton Council met in an information session Wednesday, continuing discussion on a proposal to expand the city’s employee residency requirement, along with pay issues and possible projects in the city. City Manager Joe DiBartolomeo had raised the issue during a previous work ...