Author: Brooke Review

MSOE Releases Dean’s List

Thomas Packer, from Wellsburg, was named to the Milwaukee School of Engineering’s Dean’s List with High Honors for the 2023 Winter Quarter. Packer is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science.Undergraduate students who have earned at least 30 credits and have a cumulative GPA of 3.20 or higher (out[Read More…]

GFWC Woman’s Club Meets

GFWC WV Bethany Woman’s Club recently held an inter-club activity meeting with members from the Twentieth Century Club of Follansbee. Norma Schoene, Northern District President also attended the luncheon.Jeanne Tye Sarg of Delaware spoke and showed pictures of park benches, tables and trash receptables which were made from plastic bottle[Read More…]

Free Strength Training Workout for Older Adults

The Brooke County Public Library is offering Geri-Fit, a 45-minute evidence based strength training exercise class for older adults. Most of the bodybuilding exercises are performed seated in chairs with a set of light dumbbell weights. As participants become stronger, they can advance to using heavier dumbbells to challenge themselves[Read More…]

Holiday Hours at the Library

The Brooke County Public Library and Follansbee Branch will be open from 9 a.m.–12 p.m. on Good Friday, April 9. They will be open normal hours on Saturday, April 8.

Explore and Learn Storytime at the Library

The Brooke County Public Library will be holding an evening explore and learn storytime with Miss Kim on Thursday, April 6 at 5 p.m. Children will enjoy a story and hands on activities. Limited spaces available. Call the circulation desk at 304.737.1551 to register or visit

The following is a list of books recently added to the Brooke County Public Library’s collection: ADULT FICTION THE KILLING OF INNOCENTS by Deborah Crombie. On a rainy November evening, trainee doctor Sasha Johnson hurries through the evening crowd in London’s historic Russell Square. Out of the darkness, someone jostles her as they brush past. A moment later, Sasha stumbles,[Read More…]

Gary Lee Elliott

GARY LEE ELLIOTT, 66, of Aberdeen, OH,formerly of Wellsburg, WV, died on March 26, 2023. Gary was born on May 13, 1956. Gary was the loving husband of Eva (Echols) Elliott, loving father of Melissa (Nathan) Powell of Southpoint, OH, Rebecca Vinsick of Perryopolis, PA, Joshua (Brianna) Elliott. Loving stepfather/friend[Read More…]

Doris J. Leasure

DORIS J. LEASURE, 70, of Weirton, WV, passed away Friday, March 24, 2023 at home. She was born October 11, 1952 in Steubenville, OH, daughter of the late Oliver K. Jones and Muriel Fox Rotherman. She is also preceded in death by her companion, Angelo J. DeLuca; brother, James Edward[Read More…]