Variety of events this week

Emergency Planning group meets today

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The Belmont County Local Emergency Planning Committee is slated to meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Belmont County Emergency Operations Center, 68329 Bannock Road, St. Clairsville.

EPA to knock on downtown Bellaire doors

BELLAIRE — U.S. Department of Environmental Protection Agency and Belmont County Health Department officials will be in downtown Bellaire Tuesday to knock on doors and seek access to sample structures. They will knock on doors of public and private structures in the downtown area of the village. As part of a vapor intrusion investigation, EPA will ask owners and tenants to sign access agreements to allow EPA to test the indoor air and air under the foundation of their homes for volatile organic compounds.

Copies of access agreements and additional information about the vapor intrusion investigation are on EPAás website. EPA also will provide fact sheets explaining what vapor intrusion is and what residents can do to protect themselves.

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Board to meet Wednesday

SHADYSIDE — The Shadyside Board of Education will hold its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the board room of the high school.

Township trustees to meet 

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Richland Township trustees will hold a special meeting at noon Wednesday at the township garage on Ohio 9 south.

Cheer camp underway

MARTINS FERRY — Martins Ferry Cheer Camp is taking place this week through Thursday with sessions from 9-11:30 a.m. daily at the high school for ages preschool through sixth grade. The cost includes a T-shirt, snacks, crafts and awards. Children will be taught cheering fundamentals, sidelines and a dance to be performed for their parents on the last day of camp, and they will also perform at a home football game. For more information, call 740-526-6164 or 740-338-9730.