Local Events


¯ The Operations Committee of the Warren Local Board of Education will meet at 5 p.m. today. The regular meeting of the Warren Local Board of Education will follow at 6:30 p.m. Both meetings will be held at Warren High School, Room 1710/1711, 130 Warrior Drive.

¯ Reno Area Water and Sewer District will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 6 p.m. today in the Reno Water Office Building, 170 Mount Tom Road. Public is welcome. Safe distancing will be practiced and masks are requested because of COVID.

¯ The Muskingum Township Trustees will hold two public meetings to discuss the possibility of going to a single hauler trash provider. The first meeting will be held at 7 p.m. today at Devola Volunteer Fire Department located on Masonic Park Road. The second meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Oak Grove Fire House on Oak Grove Lane.

¯ The Washington County Family & Children First Council Meeting will be held virtually at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Those wishing to participate virtually are asked to contact Cindy Davis at fcfc@suddenlinkmail.com or call 740-376-7081.

¯ Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action will share a recording of “PFAS, Endocrine Disruption, and Shale Gas Development,” a webinar originally hosted by Halt the Harm Network and the Environmental Health Project. The program will be offered on Zoom at 7 p.m. Thursday. A live discussion will follow. To register, visit bit.ly/30tuYtl.


¯ The Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce will host a Legislative Forum from 4-6 p.m. today via Zoom webinar. The event is open to the public. To register, visit mariettachamber.com or email info@mariettachamber.com. To submit a question, email info@mariettachamber.com or send a message to the Facebook page, @MariettaChamber

¯ Washington State Community College Phi Theta Kappa chapter will host a Constitution Discussion Forum from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Graham Auditorium, located in the Arts & Sciences Building. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Brad Merritt at 740-885-5745 or bmerritt@wscc.edu.

¯ The Marietta Area College Fair will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday on the WSCC campus, 710 Colegate Drive, Marietta. Students and parents will learn about two-year and four-year options and speak to representatives from many institutions from Ohio and West Virginia. The event will also include a FAFSA workshop with experienced financial aid staff. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, email admissions@wscc.edu or call 740-374-8716.

¯ Guided lantern ghost tours of The Castle will be held from 7-8:45 p.m. Friday, Saturday, and Oct. 29. Tours begin every 15 minutes and last approx. 45 minutes. Limit of 8 per group (recommended ages 8 and up) and the cost is $12 per person. Masks and social distancing required. For more information, visit mariettacastle.org/events.

¯ The Parkersburg Coin Club will host its 48th Annual Coin Show Saturday and Sunday at the Comfort Suites in Mineral Wells, 167 Elizabeth Pike, off of I-77. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $1, which enters attendees in hourly door prize drawings. Free parking and security on premises. For more information, call Bill Beam at 304-483-0825 or Curtis Modesitt at 304-580-0521, or visit parkersburgcoinclub.org.

¯ Tickets are on sale now for the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley’s 17th FUR BALL, to be held from 7 p.m.-midnight Saturday at the Elizabeth Sugden Broughton Community Building, Ohio 821, Marietta. Tickets are $45 per person or $400 for a table for eight. The barbecue dinner will be catered by Joe Momma’s Kitchen, with music by The Bash. There will also be a country store and silent auction. Tickets can be purchased at hsov.org or by calling 304-481-6340 or 740-525-2860.

¯ The Village of Beverly Volunteer Fire Department will be testing and flushing fire hydrants in Beverly and Waterford Monday. If water becomes discolored, run water until it becomes clear.


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