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Habitat hosts applicant seminar

Nov. 14, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

HUNTINGTON — Huntington WV Area Habitat for Humanity will host an applicant seminar at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at Huntington First Church of the Nazarene's Ball Family Life Center, located at 321 30th St. in Huntington.

To be considered for a Habitat home, individuals must attend the seminar and live in substandard housing. Examples of substandard housing include inadequate plumbing, poor heating, a leaking roof, overcrowding (with three or more to a bedroom), unsafe or unsanitary conditions, or paying excessive rent. Residents of public housing are also encouraged to attend this seminar.

Huntington WV Area Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit, ecumenical, Christian ministry, with a mission of partnering with qualified families in need to provide safe, decent and affordable housing. For more information, call 304-523-4822, visit www.hahabitat.org, or check its Facebook page under "Huntington WV Area Habitat for Humanity."

Comment sought on road project

SCOTTOWN, Ohio -- The Ohio Department of Transportation is seeking public comment on a project to improve a one-tenth of a mile section of Ohio 775 in Windsor and Mason Townships.

The department is looking to correct and prevent roadway slippage due to landslides, according to a news release. Some small trees and bushes will be removed as part of the project.

The project required about two-tenths of a mile of temporary right of way and about six-tenths of a mile of permanent right of way. No homes, businesses or structures will be removed as part of the project.

Written comments can be submitted by Nov. 27 to Greg Manson, ODOT District 9 Environmental Supervisor, P.O. Box 467, 650 Eastern Ave., Chillicothe, Ohio, 45601. Email comments can be sent to greg.mason@dot.state.oh.us.

Hurricane High band selling citrus fruit

HURRICANE, W.Va. -- The Hurricane High School marching band is selling citrus fruits for the holiday season.

Items available include oranges, grapefruits, tangerines, tangelos and a mixed box of oranges, grapefruits and apples. Orders are due by Monday, Nov. 26. Delivery is scheduled for early December.

Prices range from $14 to $23.

For more information or to place an order, call Candice Clark at 304-415-0368 or by email at clark.candice3@gmail.com.