Black History Month recognized

During Monday’s meeting of Weirton Council, Mayor Harold Miller presented a proclamation in honor of the observance of Black History Month in February. Accepting the proclamation were, from left, William Curenton, a longtime member of the Weirton Parks Board; Jonathan Curenton, who has served as a probation officer and community counselor; Earlean Jones, board president of the Dunbar Recreation Center and organizer of the recent Martin Luther King Jr. Day walk in the city; and local attorney Helen Jackson-Gillison.