Headed to the District Finals Betty D Cox Michael L Evans Thelma R Stamper Therese A Boerger Lady Indians go down in straight sets to Valley in sectional play Manchester hosts the inaugural Southern Ohio Cheer Challenge NAHS girls claim soccer sectional title Seas siblings are SHAC Cross-Country champions Lady Devils will collect fourth consecutive SHAC gold ball trophy Lady Hounds ousted in sectional tourney opener Peebles Lions Club holding Thanksgiving fund raiser FFA Fruit sales have begun, run until Nov. 18 Historical marker is repaired PES will present ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Eagle Creek Health and Rehabilitation Center Open House showcases new unit PES teacher honored by ACOVSD Board Friends of North Adams Library dedicate new brick Veterans Memorial Senior Profile: Landon Wright Geneva E Vogler Susan L Kremin Local golf teams complete play at state tournament Lady Dragons make school history with tournament win Browning gets hands-on look at NASA’s latest robotics Local beautician celebrates 80th birthday Health Department appeals to November voters Betty R Toller Senior Profile: Craig Horton Helen F Hoffer Super Saturday at Freedom Field Lady Dragons hang on for five-set victory over Manchester Seventh Grade Lady Hounds are SHAC Tournament champions Peebles Elementary announces September Students of the Month Rideout’s Muffler celebrating 40th anniversary this month Senior Citizens levy will appear on November ballot Bonnie J Orr Dorothy M Edenfield Senior Profile: Grace Barge Jerry Paquette Dragons get big 38-20 win at Green Manchester takes varsity team titles at West Union Invitational Lady Devils knock off Peebles on Volley For the Cure Night Manhunt ends with arrest of alleged bank robber Senior Profile: Kelsey Friend Lady Dragons finish as District Runners-Up Sectional pairings announced for volleyball and soccer 2 and 3 and worried is me Patricia Clift Adams County Humane Agent saves abandoned dogs and puppies Tourism had major economic impact on Adams County in 2015 Senator Portman brings his campaign to Adams County Betty E Lawson Sanborn NAHS holds National Honor Society induction ceremonies Harlan W Benjamin Joyce A Lafferty Senior Profile: Lee Hesler Dragons get SHAC win, 2-1 over Fairfield North Adams tops Peebles in ‘Kickin Cancer’ battles Double duty coming at Boys’ State Golf Tournament as West Union and North Adams both qualify Humane Society providing ‘Straws For Paws’ North Adams Elementary honors students and staff Russell Rockwell Julie L Wagner Hobert C Robinson Samuel D McClellan Brenda S Bare Clarencce Walker Jr Dolly M Hilterbrandt Jack Roush Day returns to Manchester West Union FFA has busy opening to school year ODOT opens new full-service Maintenance Facility Peebles Elementary introduces Peer Mentoring program Frost is recipient of Morgan Memorial Scholarship Peebles Fire Department has a new addition Heritage Days return to Tranquility Wheat Ridge Olde Thyme Herb Fair and Harvest Festival begins Friday Caraway Farm hosts annual Pumpkin Festival ‘Run Gio’ makes a visit to Adams County Senior Profile: Mackenzie Smith West Union, North Adams grab top two spots in Division III golf sectional tournament This memory will live with me forever Will M Stern West Union and North Adams-State Bound! Lillian N Smith Betty R Shelton Barbara ER Bohl Brenda Farley Senior Profile: Caitlyn Bradford Dragons roar to 40-0 Homecoming victory Greyhounds take three of four races at annual Adams County Meet Monarch Meadows holds grand opening Discovering a touch of glass on Erie’s Shores Junior L Conaway William B Brumley Sr Fred G Davis Ohio Valley FFA Officers for 2016-17 named ACRMC Emergency Care Center renamed after Dr. Bruce Ashley West Union holds football Homecoming festivities First graders pick the Sheriff Cross honored by ODNR with the prestigious Cardinal Award

Megan Dalessandro

Megan Nicole Spriggs Dalessandro, 34 ,of Hatfield, Penn., formerly of West Portsmouth, died Tuesday July 26, 2016 at Lansdale Hospital in Lansdale. She was born July 29, 1981 in Cincinnati and was a 1999 graduate of Portsmouth West High School and a 2004 graduate of The Ohio State University. She volunteered at Walton Farm Elementary School where her sons attended and was also a volunteer for the SPCA of Pennsylvania.
Megan is preceded in death by a brother Brad Edgar Staggs; grandmother Marianne Spriggs; grandparents, Paul and Gladys Staggs; aunt Jamianne Grooms; and three uncles, Ron and Roger Staggs and Dan Gilpin.
She is survived by her husband Dennis Nicholas “Denny” Dalessandro; two sons, Alex and Zack Dalessandro; her parents, Craig and Jill Spriggs Staggs of Sciotoville; two brothers, Shannon (Cherish) Staggs of West Union and Jeremy (Becca) Staggs of Wheelersburg; a sister Brooke Staggs of Portsmouth; grandfather, James P. Spriggs of Lucasville; her father and mother-in-law, Dennis and Dorris Dalessandro of Orville, Ohio; brother in law Brian Dalessandro; uncle John Grooms; two aunts, Carolyn Gilpin and Cheryl Rowland; five nieces and nephews, Madisyn, Taylor, Taygen, Tori and Brevan Staggs; and her special yellow friend “Lucky”.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday Aug. 2, 2016 at the Roger W. Davis Funeral Home in West Portsmouth with Alex Bloomfield officiating. Interment will be in the Scioto Burial Park.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 4-8 p.m. on Monday and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday. In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations be made to the SPCA at www.pspca.org in Megan’s name.

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