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O’Neill Center activities

Week of March 23 to 30Today9:30 a.m. - Rhythm Moves.11:30 a.m. - Fun & Fit.12:30 p.m. - Matter of Balance.2:30 p.m. - Matter of Balance.1 p.m. - Dominos.12:30 p.m. - Arbors East Basket class.Tuesday9:30 a.m. - Line Dance.12:30 p.m. - Bible Study.1 p.m. - Bridge.5:45 p.m. - ...

New scholarships available at WSCC

The Washington State Community College Foundation announces that WSCC students will have more scholarship opportunities available in the 2015-16 school year because of the generosity of several donors.Adding to an existing base of more than $55,000 awarded through the foundation, these new ...

New truck will help Rural Action deliver food

From local reportsATHENS - Through funds from the Osteopathic Heritage Foundations, Rural Action has purchased a new refrigerated delivery truck for local food distribution. The truck is a part of a larger program put in place by Rural Action Sustainable Agriculture, which works to take fresh ...

Menus

Week of March 23 to 27Warren elementariesMonday: Macaroni and cheese, steamed peas, dinner roll/butter, fruit choice.Tuesday: Chicken patty on bun, lettuce and tomato, sweet potato fries, fruit choice.Wednesday: Chicken chili soup, Goldfish crackers, celery/peanut butter, fruit choice.Thursday: ...

Dinner theater

A Mystery Dinner Theatre, "Murder at the Masquerade," will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. March 28 at the Marietta Country Club. The cost is $60. The event is a fundraiser for the Friends of the Museums.The rustle of silks and feathers under muted conversation was probably the last thing heard by the ...

Wheeling Polka Festival

The Wheeling Polka Festival will feature three days of great live polka music at Glessner Auditorium at Oglebay's Wilson Lodge Friday, March 27, through Sunday, March 29. The festival kicks off at 8 p.m. on Friday with Dennis Polisky and The Maestro's Men.The Maestro's Men have been performing ...

Club news

Churchtown Busy BunchThe Churchtown Busy Bunch 4-H club met Sunday, March 8, at St. John Pre-School. The meeting was called to order by President Anna Strahler, with 14 members present.Richard Canterbury led the American pledge and Ruslan Strahler led the 4-H pledge.Annie Billy read the ...

St. Marys Commnuity Band preparing

From local reportsSt. Marys Community Concert Band began preparing for the 2015 concert season on March 3, with the season's first rehearsal at the St. Marys marina.The SMCCB will be starting its 11th year as a community band, currently under the direction of Dave Burton and Rocky Wiseman. ...

MC students the first to make PioPitch presentations

From local reportsTyler Baltzell, of Dayton, and Alina Kielbasa, of Austintown, will make Marietta College history on Thursday, March 19.The seniors will be the first students to participate in PioPitch, a program that was designed to connect students with local entrepreneurs and business ...

MC prof earns William Van Law Plankey professorship

Mark Sibicky, McCoy professor of psychology, was recently named the William Van Law Plankey Professor.Mark Miller, interim vice president for academic affairs and provost, made the announcement.The Plankey Professorship endowment provides faculty with resources to assist in their research ...

Career Center recognizes technical education contributions

Career and Technical Education was celebrated nationwide the month of February. The Washington County Career Center joined in the celebration by hosting an Annual Career Fair for the county's sophomores. In addition, the Washington County Career Center Board of Education honored an outstanding ...

Annual ‘Bunny Hop’ walk/run in its 13th year

After 12 years of consistently hosting hundreds of runners and walkers, the Bunny Hop 5K in Beverly is hopping forward to a "lucky" thirteenth year. The popular spring run wends through the streets of the small town of Beverly and heralds spring for runners and walkers alike.This year the ...

Washington County Library branches schedule events

- The Barlow branch of the Washington County Public Library, at 45 White Oak Professional Center, will be offering the following free computer class in April, 2015:Getting Started with Email Tuesday, April 14, at 10 a.m.The cost of postage just went up. Avoid the increase by using email. Join ...

Winter crisis program deadline

The HEAP/Winter Crisis Program (WCP) is coming to a close; if you have a disconnect notice, you must bring it to the agency no later than March 31, 2015 to receive the Winter Crisis benefit. The federal income guidelines for the program year 2014/2015 remain at 175% of the federal poverty ...

School menus

Week of March 16 to 20Warren elementariesMonday: Chicken tomato bake, dinner roll/butter, buttered corn, fruit choice.Tuesday: Cheeseburger on bun, lettuce and tomato, sweet potato fries, fruit choice.Wednesday: Walkin' taco and chips, soft taco, refried beans, lettuce and tomato, fruit ...

O’Neill Center schedule

O'Neill Center activitiesWeek of March 23 to 30Monday9:30 a.m. Rhythm Moves11:30 a.m. Fun & Fit12:30 p.m. Matter of Balance2:30 p.m. Matter of Balance1 p.m. Dominos12:30 p.m. Arbors East Basket classTuesday9:30 a.m. Line Dance12:30 p.m. Bible Study1 p.m. Bridge5:45 p.m. ZumbaWednesday9 ...

WSCC recognizes students of the month

Washington State Community College announces the March selections for the Student of the Month program. The program was created to recognize those students that strive for success by overcoming obstacles and committing to complete their education. Based on a large number of faculty and staff ...

WCCC Business Professionals of America compete

Fourteen students from the Washington County Career Center Business Professionals of America (BPA) organization who competed at the regional competition, which took place at our facility, won the honor of advancing to the state competitive events in Columbus Thursday and today. From this event, ...

Auditions ahead for ‘Noises Off’

From local reportsMid-Ohio Valley high school and early college aged young adults are invited to audition on April 11 and 12 for the local Theatre de Jeunesse free theater arts program's July production of the comedy classic "Noises Off" by Michael Frayn.Those preferring technical theater can ...