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Claire Kreider, fifth from left, Miss Rain Day 2015, stands with the 2016 Miss Rain Day contestants, from left, Bryn Patton, McKenna Benke, Alison Blair, Brittany Rhodes and Micaela Ricco, along with crown bearer Paige Hanning.
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In a Friday, July 1, 2016 photo, the Phillips family home sits several feet away from its broken foundation at the end of Mill Hill Drive in White Sulphur Springs, WV. The family is still searching for 14-year-old Mykala Phillips. Mykala went missing as she was trying to escape from the house with family members during the flood on June 23. Phillips is the only person still unaccounted for from the floods that killed 22 others in West Virginia. (Sam Owens/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP)
Beverly Luginski was named the 2016 Woman of the Year by the Canonsburg Business and Professional Women’s Club. She has chaired many committees and served several terms as an officer, including the presidency. Luginski is a graduate of the Washington School of Nursing. She participates in District 12 BPW and BPW state conventions. She is shown with Sherry Herceg, finance chairwoman of Canonsburg BPW, riding in Canonsburg’s Fourth of July parade.
The Train Gang of Washington County has donated $580 to Donora VFW through Eagles Charities. The money is part of the proceeds from donations made by visitors to the Train Gang’s ongoing layout at Washington Crown Center. Participating in the check presentation are, from left, Ralph Yarbrough, Mel Hatfield, vice president of the Train Gang, and Rick Clemens, representing Eagles Charities.
The Train Gang of Washington County has donated $580 to the Greater Washington County Food Bank. The money is part of the proceeds from donations made by visitors to the Train Gang’s ongoing layout at Washington Crown Center. Participating in the check presentation are, from left, Civil Knox, assistant marketing director of Washington Crown Center, Sam Bear, Heidi Hoffman of the Greater Washington County Food Bank and Tom Polen.
The Train Gang of Washington County has donated $580 to the Washington Area Humane Society. The money is part of the proceeds from donations made by visitors to the Train Gang’s ongoing layout at Washington Crown Center. Participating in the check presentation are, from left, Bunny Murray, Rachelle Debevec of Washington Area Humane Society, who is holding Fez, and Bill Cox.
Northwest Bank, 3380 Washington Road, McMurray, recently kicked off a five-week grand opening celebration by cutting a ceremonial ribbon. As part of the ceremony, Tyler Novak, office manager, presented a check for $1,000 to the Peters Township Chamber of Commerce Community and Scholarship Fund. On Fridays during the five-week celebration, refreshments will be served and gifts will be presented. A bundle of five $50 gift certificates from local businesses, including Eat ’n Park, Giant Eagle, Firehouse Subs, Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza, Max & Erma’s, and other prizes will be given out. A grand-prize winner will receive 10 $100 gift certificates to local businesses, including Juniper Grill, Atria’s, Capstone Grill, Applebees, Arlecchino Ristorante, Max & Erma’s, Fiori’s Pizzaria, Eat ’n Park, Pizzaz Italian Restaurant and Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza.
Students from Shrader’s MMA Academy recently competed in the Pittsburgh North American Grappling Association Championship. They are, front row, from left, Chase White, who placed second in Teen Gi and second in Teen No-Gi; Creston White, third in Gi and second in No-Gi; Mark Shrader, owner of Shrader’s Academy; Josh Edwards, first in No-Gi Masters Novice; and Averi Clements, second in Women’s Intermediate Gi and third in Women’s No-Gi; and back row, Joe Buddenhagen, first in No-Gi Masters Expert, and Miguel Francisco, first in No-Gi Teen Expert and first in Adult No-Gi Intermediate. Not pictured is Jay Hanley, who received honorable mention.