Regional roundup

Woman arrested in stabbing incident

STEUBENVILLE – Erica Demus, 22, of 1100B Lincoln Ave. was arrested on a felonious assault charge in connection with an alleged stabbing around 2:35 a.m. today, City Police reported.

Officers reported finding the victim in the alley behind the apartment, claiming Demus stabbed him in the hip area. Demus came out of the apartment and became belligerent with the officer, police reported. She also was holding a knife, the officer said.

The victim said he was arguing with Demus and was leaving the apartment when he said Demus stabbed him, police reported.

The victim refused medical treatment, police reported.

Man charged with assault of officer

ADENA – A bond of $150,000 was set for Eric Joseph Novak, 45, of Harrisville, when he appeared Friday before Common Pleas Court Judge Mark Beetham.

Novak was bound over to the grand jury on two counts of assault of police officers.

He was charged Thursday by sheriff’s deputies while operating an ATV on Miric’s Ridge outside Harrisville, according to reports, and Novak allegedly pushed a deputy.

Road work announced

The West Virginia Division of Highways has announced minor road work to be performed this week, pending suitable weather.

Crews in Hancock County will patch U.S. Route 30, ditch along Tope and Carothers roads and mow along Three Springs Drive and Culler Road.

Crews in Brooke County will patch U.S. Route 22 and pull shoulders and ditches along Grisby/Tent Church Road and Chapman Heights.

Pot Rock Road near Wellsburg will remain closed from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week while crews install a gas line. The closing is in effect until May 15, and the official detour is Rabbit Hill Road.

PERI will meet Wednesday

WINTERSVILLE – Jefferson County Chapter 5, Public Employee Retirees, will hold its monthly meeting at noon Wednesday at Zalenski’s.

Guest speaker will be Richard Sperry from Special Olympics.

‘Fit for a Cure’ event set May 15 at Macy’s

ROBINSON TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Macy’s, the Mall at Robinson and Wacoal-America are sponsoring the 2013 “Fit for the Cure” event set from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 15 at Macy’s at the mall.

Each customer who attends for a personal Wacoal bra fitting will have $2 donated in her name to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. A purchase will result in another donation in the buyer’s name.

There will be refreshments, beauty product samplings, free gifts with purchase and free palm readings courtesy of Dr. Patricia Mauro.

Call (412) 787-9777, extension 1536, for an appointment.