Police arrest man in heroin overdose
STEUBENVILLE - Brian Gautteri, 32, of 145 Barnhart St., Weirton, was arrested by City Police Tuesday after he was found passed out from an apparent heroin overdose in a vehicle in the Hollywood Plaza, police reported.
Officers arrived around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday to find Ambulance Service Inc. medics treating Gautteri, who admitted to shooting up heroin about an hour earlier.
Officers searched the vehicle and found syringes.
Gautteri, after his treatment by ASI, was taken to the county jail on charges of possession of heroin and possession of a drug abuse instrument.
Island Creek annual report complete
TORONTO - Island Creek Township's annual financial report is complete and available at the office of fiscal officer Darla VanFossen by appointment.
ShaleNET training planned at EGCC
STEUBENVILLE - Eastern Gateway Community College has scheduled a three-week ShaleNET Roustabout/Floorhand training for Feb. 25 through March 15 on the Jefferson County campus.
The enrollment process should be started as soon as possible to meet the registration deadline of Feb. 11.
The program runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and provides an in-depth orientation for people interested in entry-level labor positions in the oil and gas industry.
The program is offered tuition free to eligible participants through the college's partnership with ShaleNET, a federal grant program to train workers for targeted jobs in the shale gas industry. However, applicants are responsible for the cost of a pre-enrollment drug screening, background check and physical exam. Applicants must have a valid driver's license and must pass a basic skills test prior to the Feb. 11 registration deadline.
Tracee Joltes, workforce outreach assistant director at Eastern Gateway, said the jobs in highest demand include general laborers, heavy equipment operators and commercial truck drivers, among others.
Information about the program and enrollment process can be found at www.egcc.edu/shale. Students can call (740)264-5591, extension 310, to request an application packet.
CCHS entrance test set for Jan. 23
STEUBENVILLE -Catholic Central High School's guidance department has announced its pre-registration plans for the 2013-14 school year.
Present eighth-grade pupils not attending Bishop John King Mussio Junior High are invited to take the entrance placement test, which will be followed by a tour of the high school. Participants should report to the main lobby at CCHS at 7:45 a.m. on Jan. 23. The day will conclude at approximately 11 a.m.
In the event of a snow day or a two-hour delay, the test will be given on Jan. 24. To pre-register, call (740) 264-5538.