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What’s going on throughout the area

June 3, 2013
By JANICE R. KIASKI - Community editor ( , The Herald-Star

Community band

performances set

The Tri-State Community Band will be performing at the Weirton Events Center in Weirton on Friday beginning at 7 p.m.

A variety of music is planned which will include several marches, a selection of patriotic music and some popular tunes as well.

The Tri-State Community Band also will be performing at the Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1443 Belleview Blvd., Steubenville, at 3 p.m. on Sunday. The music selected will vary from patriotic to marches with some popular and classical arrangements.

The events are open to the public.

YWCA camp

sessions planned

Three sessions of camp fun await participants in the YWCA Girls Summer Camp which is open to girls in grade one through eight.

The first camp session will be held June 11-13; the second session is June 18-20; and the third session is June 25-27.

All the camps run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the YWCA located at 320 N. Fourth St., Steubenville. The cost is $25 for a three-day session.

Checks can be made payable to the YWCA and mailed with an application form available from there. For information, call (740) 282-1261.

Satellite veterans

office to be open

The satellite office of the Jefferson County Veterans Service Commission will be open Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Dillonvale American Legion, Liberty Street, Dillonvale, to assist veterans, dependents of veterans, and/or veterans' widows with Veterans Administration pensions, compensations, burials, schooling, medical assistance, and other veteran's benefits.

For information, call the Veterans Service Office at (740) 283-8571 or visit the office at 423 North St., Steubenville. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. It is closed every Wednesday afternoon to the public.

Karaoke fun

night on Friday

A karaoke fun night with DJ Chelsea Matta is scheduled for Friday at the East Springfield Community Center located on county Road 39 next to the East springfield Volunteer Fire Department.

It will be held from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Admission is $2 with children under age 10 admitted for free.

All ages are welcome. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

Club to hold broom, bulb sale

The Brilliant Lions Club will be hold its annual broom and bulb sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at the corner of Third and Ohio streets across from the Wheeler Funeral Home.

Monthly dinner

at E.S. center

The East Springfield Community Recreation & Service Center located on county Road 39 next to the East Springfield Volunteer Fire Department will host is monthly fundraiser dinner on Thursday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The menu will include baked steak, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, applesauce, rolls, dessert and drink. Cost is $7 with children under age 5 eating for free. For takeout orders, call (740) 543-3700.

Senior Center

to hold fun ride

The Greater Weirton Area Senior Center will hold its eighth-annual Motorcycle Fun Ride on Friday, beginning at the senior center located at 3425 Main St., Weirton.

The night ride registration begins at 5 p.m., with the first rider out at 6 p.m. and the last rider in at 8 p.m. The event includes an open buffet, 50/50 drawing, Chinese auction, white elephant auction and door prizes. Hank Vincent and the Stone Street Station will entertain.

The cost is $20 per rider and $10 per passenger. A dinner ticket is $10. Pre-registration is available at the senior center. For information, call the center at (304) 748-3490.

'Got Roots' theme

for Campo Italiano

The Italian American Cultural Club welcomed 120 members to its May 13 meeting held at St. Florian Hall where President Carm Gentile presided and Monsignor Kurt Kemo and Louise Donofe opened with prayer and sentiments regarding mothers.

Lil Cellini reported on cards sent.

Tami Cashioli reported 62 children have signed up for Campo Italiano set for June 17-22 to the theme "Got Roots." Twenty youth counselors are in training. Rob Palladonia, an employee of Franciscan University of Steubenville who is fluent in Italian, has offered to coordinate the language lessons.

This year the money donated to campo by the children will be divided with some for the Italian Village and some for the Italian Camp being conducted in Italy. Help is needed to build games and other camp needs.

Members were reminded that the Upper Ohio Valley Italian Festival will be held July 26-28.

Mary Conroy won the 50-50 drawing, and the two free dinners were won by Rose Chappano and Theresa Coppa.

Golden Girls Card

Club gathers

The May meeting of the Golden Girls Card Club was held at the Mei Garden Restaurant on May 7 with Eleanor DeLoretta serving as hostess.

After the meeting and lunch, 500 bid was played with prize winners being Marcella Wells, first; Becki Manion, second; and Virginia Honey Farr, third. Guests included Josie Nicholson and Jaunietta Headmond, the "booby prize" winner for the month.

WHS Class of '64

meeting Tuesday

The Wintersville High School Class of 1964 met May 17 with following 12 members present, including Lola Dornbusch Swanagan, Sandy Sommers Reducha, Kathy Pyles Furda, Sandy Thorn Rue, Steve Wachenschwanz, Sandy Dameron Wilson, Jerry Boyd, Sherilyn Boughers Townsend, Marva Moore Veal, JanetTerpenning Sharpe, Richard Hritz and Signa Carrocci Findlay.

They discussed locations for the night before reunion ice breaker, menu items and chose a DJ and photographer for their 50-year reunion.

The next meeting will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Zalenski's Restaurant in Wintersville. All class members are encouraged to come and bring address books as current addresses of all classmates are needed.

Questions can be directed to Swanagan at (740) 537-4977.

Programs at

library detailed

Letter-learning toys are available at Play and Learn the Alphabet at the Dillonvale-Mount Pleasant Branch on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. and at the main library on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

The cookbook club for the Dillonvale-Mount Pleasant Branch will meet on Thursday at 5 p.m.

Play and Learn for caregiver and children birth to 3 will be at the Schiappa branch today at 6 p.m. and Tuesday at 11 a.m.

Gaming for kids (in graduates kindergarten through grades kindergarten through six will be held at the Schiappa branch on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

Get Tech Help on how to download books and more from the library's website to an electronic device on today through 5 p.m. at the Schiappa branch. Call (740)?264-6166 to make a 15-minute appointment.

Lawn festival

set for Saturday

Grace Lutheran Church, 2105 Sunset Blvd., Steubenville, will host its annual lawn festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

It will include food, and plant, craft and book sales. Entertainment will be Stu & Pat, 11 a.m. to noon; Michael Facciani, noon to 1 p.m.; and Power Surge, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Church holding two-day yard sale

New Somerset Christian Church, located on state Route 213, will be holding its annual yard sale on Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch and bake sale items will be available along with many quarter clothes and household items. Proceeds will be used for the new carpet fund.

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