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March 4, 2011
The Herald-Star

Democratic

candidate meet set

CHARLESTON - West Virginia Democratic Party Chairman Larry Puccio has announced a candidate forum and rally for Democratic candidates for governor will be held April 2 at the Charleston House Hotel.

Doors will open at 5 p.m. for a social hour with food, with the forum to begin at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $25 each and can be purchased by calling (304) 342-8121. Democratic county chairs and the state executive committee will meet earlier that day.

Brooke grad

named to dean's list

PITTSBURGH - Megan Gialluco, a senior in the A.J. Palumbo School of Business Administration and daughter of Donna Gialluco and Gregg Gialluco of Weirton, has been named to the fall 2010 dean's list at Duquesne University.

Students named to the dean's list have maintained at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, with no grade lower than a 'C.'

Bethany

announces dean's list

BETHANY - Bethany College has announced the following local students were named to the fall president's and dean's lists.

Gabriella Casinelli of Follansbee and Jacob Nixon were named to the president's list.

Named to the dean's list were: Nanice Elghatit, Pamela Remondeau and Amanda Thomas, all of Bethany; Maria Giles and Alexander Stubbs, both of Follansbee; Elizabeth Krinock and Robert Patterson, both of Weirton; and Morgan Minor of Wellsburg.

Those named to the president's list must have achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average while completing a minimum of 12 graded credit hours. Those named to the dean's list must have earned a grade-point average of 3.65 or better while completing a minimum of 12 graded credits.

Vendors needed

for health fair

NEW CUMBERLAND - Family Health Care seeks vendors to participate in a community health fair it will hold on April 6 with the help of Hancock County Savings Bank and the Hancock County Senior Citizens Center.

The fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the senior center in New Cumberland.

Those interested in participating should call (304) 797-7733 ext. 310.

Scholarship offered

FOLLANSBEE - The Brooke County Federation of Democratic Women is sponsoring a scholarship for any Brooke High School senior girl who has maintained a 2.5 grade point average, provided service to school, church, community or other cause; and is planning to enroll for the upcoming fall semester in a full-time course at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational school in West Virginia.

To enter the competition, students should see a school guidance counselor for an application and submit a typed essay of not more than 500 words titled: "Women's Role in Today's Society".

Entries must be postmarked no later than April 8.

The winner will receive a check for $400.

Shelter discount offered

WELLSBURG - Those planning a graduation party are encouraged to call Brooke Hills Park to learn about a 20 percent discount on shelter rentals reserved in March.

For information, call (304) 737-1236.

After-school snack program offered

WELLSBURG - The Brooke County Public Library will hold an after-school snacks cooking class for children, ages 10 and up, at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Participants will learn to make snacks and read recipes with the help of Nora Bell.

Call (304) 737-1551 to register for the free program.

Story hour set

FOLLANSBEE - The Follansbee Branch of the Brooke County Public Library will hold a story hour for children, ages 2 - 5, and their caregivers at noon on Monday and March 14 and 28.

Children will enjoy a story, craft, games and a snack. Call (304) 527-0860 to register for the free program.

Bethany women to hold pancake dinner

BETHANY - The Bethany Woman's Club, GFWC-WV, will hold a Shrove Tuesday pancake dinner from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Bethany Memorial Church.

The cost is $5 for adults and children, ages 11 and up; and $3 for children, ages 4-10.

Take-out is available.

Charlotte Chambers will chair the event, which will benefit community projects.

St. Patrick's bingo set

FOLLANSBEE - The Brooke County Senior Center at 948 Main St. will hold a St. Patrick's Day bingo bash on March 17.

Doors will open at 1 p.m. for early birds, with regular games to start at 1:30 p.m.

The cost is $5 for early birds and $15 for packets.

There will be popcorn, coffee and other food and door prizes.

For information, call (304) 527-3410.

Church to sell lunches

WELLSBURG - Christ Episcopal Church at 1014 Main St. will be selling roast beef sandwich lunches from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday.

The cost is $6, which includes sandwich, potato chips, peanut butter cake and a beverage. Sandwiches also are available for $4 each.

Delivery is available to local businesses and shut-ins. Call (304) 737-3432 that day to place advance orders.

News, photos

welcome

The Brooke Scene welcomes submissions of news and photos about school and club activities and other community events.

Items may be sent to the Brooke Scene, C/O the Herald-Star, 401 Herald Square, Steubenville, OH 43952 or by e-mail to wscott@heraldstaronline.com or newsroom@heraldstaronline.com.

Questions may be directed to Warren Scott, Brooke County reporter for the Herald-Star, at (740) 283-4711 ext. 345.

When submitting items, please include a phone number in case there are questions and a self-addressed stamped envelope if you would like photos to be returned.

Crafters sought for fair

COLLIERS - Craft vendors are needed for a craft fair to be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 16 at Olde St. John's Episcopal Church on Eldersville Road.

For information, e-mail bicanica@juno.com or call (304) 527-4746.

Vendors needed for health fair

NEW CUMBERLAND - Family Health Care seeks vendors to participate in a community health fair it will hold on April 6 with the help of Hancock County Savings Bank and the Hancock County Senior Citizens Center.

The fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the senior center in New Cumberland.

Those interested in participating should call (304) 797-7733 ext. 310.

Democratic candidate meet set

CHARLESTON - West Virginia Democratic Party Chairman Larry Puccio has announced a candidate forum and rally for Democratic candidates for governor will be held April 2 at the Charleston House Hotel.

Doors will open at 5 p.m. for a social hour with food, with the forum to begin at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $25 each and can be purchased by calling (304) 342-8121.

Democratic county chairs and the state executive committee will meet earlier that day.

Brooke grad named to dean's list

PITTSBURGH - Megan Gialluco, a senior in the A.J. Palumbo School of Business Administration and daughter of Donna Gialluco and Gregg Gialluco of Weirton, has been named to the fall 2010 dean's list at Duquesne University.

Students named to the dean's list have maintained at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, with no grade lower than a 'C.'

Bethany announces dean's list

BETHANY - Bethany College has announced the following local students were named to the fall president's and dean's lists.

Gabriella Casinelli of Follansbee and Jacob Nixon were named to the president's list.

Named to the dean's list were: Nanice Elghatit, Pamela Remondeau and Amanda Thomas, all of Bethany; Maria Giles and Alexander Stubbs, both of Follansbee; Elizabeth Krinock and Robert Patterson, both of Weirton; and Morgan Minor of Wellsburg.

Those named to the president's list must have achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average while completing a minimum of 12 graded credit hours. Those named to the dean's list must have earned a grade-point average of 3.65 or better while completing a minimum of 12 graded credits.

 
 

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