Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Family Movie Night

Thursday begins this year's series of monthly family movie nights. We're starting with a 2014 film that stars characters made of some of your favorite building blocks. The movie will start at 6 pm. Popcorn will be provided.

Story Hour

Preschool Fall Story Hour began this week, but it's not too late to register. There is a Monday evening session that meets at 6 pm and a Tuesday morning session that meets at 10 am. Sessions will continue weekly until December 16th. The themes for this Fall are:

Week 1 - Three Little Pigs' Jig
Week 2 - Pet Store Galore
Week 3 - Whose Shoes?
Week 4  - Mama and Baby Animals
Week 5 - Click Clack Moo Too!
Week 6 - What's in my Pocket?
Week 7 - Pajama Party
Week 8 - Fasteners
Week 9 - Grandma's Attic
Week 10 - Popcorn
Week 11 - Mice in the Museum
Week 12 - Castles
Week 13 - Penguins

Call the library at 304-797-8510 for more information.

Voter Registration Day

Today is National Voter Registration Day. If you have moved or changed your name, you should register.
The deadline to register to vote in the November 4 election is October 14th. We have voter registration forms at the library's Reference Desk -- you can fill them out and mail them to the county clerk's office of the WV county you live in. You can also register at the courthouse, or online. Information is available at the West Virginia Secretary of State's website for Voter Information

2014 City Fall Clean Up Dates

Fall Clean Up has been scheduled for the week of Monday, October 6, 2014 through Friday, October 10, 2014. The Clean Up Week pickups will be scheduled on the same day as your regular garbage pick-up day. Please utilize the following guidelines: 
1.    Have household goods on the curbside before 7:00 AM.  A fee will be assessed to residents if crews return to a completed area.
2.    Clean Up Week pickups will be limited to household items only.
3.    The City will not pick up the following items:
  • Construction materials
  • Vehicle tires or vehicle parts
  • Tree trimmings and brush
  • Propane tanks
  • Air Conditioners
  • Paint and Paint Cans
  • Lawnmowers
  • Hazardous Materials
The City of Weirton will accept electronics; however, electronics must be separated from the regular household items. 
Weirton Residents can recycle their paint cans at the Hancock County Solid Waste Authority on old Gas Valley Road at the old Animal Shelter Building (gray building) near Oak Glenn High School on Route 8, or call the Hancock County Solid Waste Authority at 304-459-3269. 
Recyclable materials will not be picked up during the Clean Up Week (10/06/2014 through 10/10/2014).  Recycling collection will resume on the residents’ next scheduled recycling week. 
Metal Items Day will be held city-wide on Friday, October 3, 2014. On this day, the Public Works Department crews will only pick up metal items throughout the entire City between the hours of 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM. Metal Items to be collected include: 
  • stoves
  • refrigerators
  • dishwashers
  • washing machines
  • dryers
  • hot water tanks
  • old railings
  • bicycle frames
  • metal shelving
  • etc...
Residents must place these items by the curb before 7:00 AM.
SPECIAL NOTICE: An ordinance prohibiting the removal (scavenging) of garbage or any other articles placed at curbside for “clean up” pickup by the City is in effect.  Individuals cited for this activity shall be fined not less than $5.00 or more than $500.00 and costs, and, for the second or subsequent offenses, may be imprisoned for not more than 30 days, in addition to the fine.

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