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Ninth Annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference Set

WHEELING — The Ohio County Partners in Prevention Team with the Ohio County Family Resource Network will host the ninth annual Partners in Prevention Conference on Friday, Dec. 13 at The Highlands Event Center from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This workshop is a wonderful opportunity for both new ...

Annual Stifel Holiday Tea Set for Nov. 19

WHEELING — Welcome the holiday season with an afternoon tea at the historic Stifel Mansion, home to Oglebay Institute’s Fine Arts Center at 1330 National Road. An annual tradition, the Stifel Holiday Tea takes place from 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19 at the Stifel Fine Arts Center, which is ...

Warwood Light-Up Night Set for Dec. 3

WHEELING — The Warwood neighborhood of Wheeling will officially welcome the Christmas season with the annual Warwood Lions Light-Up Night set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3 at Garden Park. This year marks the 10th annual Light-Up Warwood Night offered by the Lions. The Christmas tree and ...

‘Paper Tigers’ at Moundsville Library

MOUNDSVILLE — It’s more than just a film showing to kick off American Education Week. On Monday, Nov. 18, at 6 p.m. at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library the focus will be on Adverse Childhood Experiences and how the library can help youth succeed in an ever more challenging ...

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Mercer Revisits Philly

The city of Philadelphia holds special meaning for Dr. William Mercer, Ohio County health officer. Mercer traveled from the Friendly City to the City of Brotherly Love in 2002 to attend the American Public Health Association’s annual meeting. He noticed a number of homeless people sleeping ...

Finding Contentment Withing Our Present Selves Is Important

You can look just about anywhere these days and find information on getting better, feeling better, looking better, better bodies, better skin, better hair, etc. The pursuit of self-improvement is an honorable endeavor for sure. However, it is also important to take time to recognize ourselves ...

Bilgere Utilizes Humor

Poetry lovers enjoyed a delightful reading by George Bilgere at the Ohio County Public Library Tuesday. He offered selections from his work and discussed the art of writing for the Wheeling Poetry Series at Lunch With Books. West Virginia Poet Laureate Marc Harshman, host for the Wheeling ...

Holloway Memorial Launched

A new fund established in Wheeling is well on its way to taking dance to underserved audiences and providing scholarships for aspiring dancers. The Joseph B. Holloway Memorial Scholarship Fund has been launched to provide financial assistance for area children to attend Oglebay Institute’s ...

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Thomas, Terlesky

Emily Elizabeth Thomas and Michael Bernard Terlesky II of Steubenville announce their engagement. Thomas is the daughter of Lee and Cindy F. Thomas of Jackson Township, Pennsylvania. Terlesky is the son of Mary Lou and Michael Terlesky, also of Jackson Township Thomas is a 2008 graduate ...

Wade-Georgetti

Shelby Wade of Colliers and Shane Georgetti of Wellsburg have announced their engagement and approaching marriage. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Wade of Colliers. She is a 2013 graduate of Brooke High School and graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of science in ...

Welch-Tieke

Alisandra Welch of Weirton and Zachary Tieke of Hinsdale, Il. have announced their engagement and approaching marriage. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Janeen Rateau Welch of Weirton and Thomas and Betty Jo Welch of Weirton. She is a 2014 graduate of Madonna High School and earned a ...

Oliver-Denham

Michael and Linda Oliver of Wheeling announce the engagement of their daughter, Melinda Oliver, to Ryan Denham, son of Harry and Elaine Denham of St. Clairsville. The bride has a degree in business management and office administration. She is employed at Ohio County Schools. The groom has a ...

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McCleery-Parkulo

Jessie McCleery and Adam Parkulo were united in marriage Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Wheeling. The Rev. Mark Seitz officiated the 4 p.m. ceremony. A reception followed at the Glessner Auditorium at Oglebay Park. Jessie is the daughter of Charlie and Beth ...

McLeery-Parkulo

Jessie McCleery and Adam Parkulo were united in marriage Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Wheeling. The Rev. Mark Seitz officiated the 4 p.m. ceremony. A reception followed at the Glessner Auditorium at Oglebay Park. Jessie is the daughter of Charlie and Beth ...

McFarland-Vein

Brandi N. Vein and James E. McFarland were united in marriage on Oct. 5, 2019 at First Westminster Presbyterian Church in Steubenville, Ohio. The bride is the daughter of Sherri Vein and Samuel Vein of Steubenville, Ohio. The groom is the son of Barbara McFarland of Bellaire, Ohio and the ...

Riley, Scheinert

Sarah Paull Riley and Mark Thomas Scheinert were married on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at Grand Vue Park, Moundsville. The wedding was officiated by the bride’s cousin, Robert J. Riley III, of St. Petersburg, Florida. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arch Wilson Riley Jr. of ...

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Knopes Celebrate 60th

James and Joann Knope celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Nov. 14. They were married on Nov. 14, 1959, at St. Ladislaus Catholic Church in Wheeling. The Rev. Thaddeus Grondalski officiated the ceremony. Joann is the daughter of the late Thomas and Eva Lichwa of Mozart. She ...

Roses Celebrate 40 Years

Robert “Bob” and Karen Rose of Benwood are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today, Nov. 3. They were united in marriage on Nov. 3, 1979, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Wheeling with the late Rev. James Myles officiating. Karen is the daughter of Jim and Ann Sengewalt of ...

Cassandras Mark 60th

Nile Thomas and Norma “Jean” Cassandra of Shadyside observed their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday, Oct. 17. They were united in marriage Oct. 17, 1959, at St. John’s Catholic Church, Benwood, by the Rev. John J. Griffin. Norma “Jean” is the daughter of the late Joseph and ...

Horstemeyers Mark 60 Years

Duke and Sherlene Horstemeyer of Weirton celebrated 60 years of marriage on Saturday, Sept. 7, with family members. They were married on Sept. 5, 1959, at Zion Lutheran Church in Wheeling, by the Rev. William Erhard, pastor. Sherlene retired as an operating room nurse at Weirton Medical ...

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Moundsville Library Slated To Show Film ‘Paper Tigers’

MOUNDSVILLE — It’s more than just a film showing to kick off American Education Week. At 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18, at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library the focus will be on Adverse Childhood Experiences and how we can help youth succeed in an ever more challenging world. ...

Mountain Moon Coffeehouse Returns to Stifel Center

WHEELING — Some of the region’s best bluegrass, Americana and roots music artists perform in Wheeling as part Oglebay Institute’s popular Mountain Moon Coffeehouse. Crowd-pleasing performers, expert pickers, talented vocalists and captivating storytellers entertain crowds with ...

Hee Haw Country Christmas Set at Barnesville High School

BARNESVILLE — A host of entertainers will grace the stage for one night only starting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, in the Barnesville High School auditorium for the third annual Christmas show. Starting at 5 p.m., food will be served two hours prior to the show. The menu will be sloppy ...

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The 19th Hole in Wheeling Offers Great Food and Entertainment

WHEELING — Wings, hoagies, cheese fries, chicken tenders and cheese sticks are just a few of the many popular menu items that have made The 19th Hole such a popular bar and grill for more than two decades, according to Owner Angie Szalay. In addition to great food the Woodsdale eatery, with ...

Theo Yianni’s Restaurant Offers Best Authentic Greek and American Cuisine

WEIRTON — Theo Yianni’s Restaurant in Weirton continues to provide the best authentic Greek and American cuisine in a relaxing and fun family environment, according to Co-owners Yianni Bourbakis and Shawn Mihellis. In addition to their new Theo Salmon Salad and hot stuffed pepper ...

LJ’s Hoagie King in Wheeling Offers ‘Famous’ Hoagie Menu

WHEELING — A quaint little eatery located at the corner of 39th and Jacob streets in South Wheeling, called LJ’s Hoagie King, offers a big-time menu of their “famous” hoagies, plenty of side dishes off their “munchies” menu and a recently added breakfast menu. LJ’s Hoagie King ...