Pats on the Back:

To municipalities and organizations that staged Independence Day fireworks shows, providing a safe alternative to use of pyrotechnics by individuals.

To Dr. Gregory Merrick, director of Wheeling Hospital’s Schiffler Cancer Center. Merrick was honored recently by being named a fellow of the American College of Radiology. In addition to helping the local center gain an international reputation in diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer, Merrick is involved in many community service activities.