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Wheeling Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Celebrate America’ Holiday Tour Set

WHEELING — The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra’s “Celebrate America” holiday tour will be conducted by Maurice Staton and will feature guest artist Gary Mauer. The tour makes stops in four cities in West Virginia, including Weirton, Davis, Clarksburg and Wheeling. The concerts are free ...

Glamour Continues to Fascinate Collectors

Even in this era when male and female roles are mixed, the lure of fashion continues to excite. Stylish clothing is just as important as ever. Chic icons like Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly remain well known. Just this past week, headlines everywhere covered the death of socialite and ...

Calendar

June 17-28 — Art exhibition, “Crosscurrents,” at Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center, 1330 National Road, Wheeling, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, free. June 17-28 — Art exhibition by Cecy Rose and Alan Fitzpatrick, Artworks Around Town, ...

WLU Alumni Plans Trip to Sunny Italy in 2020

WEST LIBERTY— West Liberty University is planning a trip to Italy for alumni and friends that will offer a thrilling look at Venice, Florence and Rome in 2020. “Professor Peter Staffel and I worked together to plan an itinerary that we think will delight our travelers and we encourage ...

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State Attracts Acclaim

As we continue to celebrate all things Wheeling in particular and West Virginia in general this weekend, it’s good to see the Mountain State getting some much-deserved national attention. An astute newspaper reader pointed out that the July issue of Southern Living magazine contains several ...

Peyton: ‘Hi, Ho, Silver’

In addition to being a sports medicine pioneer, new Wheeling Hall of Fame member Ronald G. Peyton is a veteran newspaper carrier. Peyton, who now lives in Texas, said he had 150 to 200 customers as a paperboy for the Wheeling News-Register and The Intelligencer. But, noting what set him apart ...

Harshman Captures Ginsberg Honors

West Virginia Poet Laureate Marc Harshman can rightfully say now that he is channeling his inner Beat poet. The reason, you see, is that Wheeling resident has won first prize in the 2019 Allen Ginsberg Poetry Awards. The honor includes a $1,000 prize. Harshman’s winning poem is titled ...

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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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Morgan-Silverio

Olivia Morgan and Aaron Silverio were united in marriage at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at St. John Catholic Church in Bellaire, with the Fr. Daniel Huesel officiating. Life-long best friend Kelsey Holloway was the maid of honor. Josh Kernik, a best friend of the groom, was best ...

Younger-Gill

Jared Blane Gill, son of Edward Gill of Moundsville with Kimberly (Bruce) Andrews of Wisconsin, and Victoria Jo, daughter of Michael Wendy Younger of Moundsville, were united in marriage Saturday, April 27 in McMechen. Ed Gill, father of the groom, officiated the double ring ceremony along ...

Nesbitt-Lobdell

Peggy Nesbitt and Brian Lobdell Jr. were married April 21, 2018 in Sarasota, Florida. Parents of the bride are Rosemarie Wojtaszek (Cole) of Sarasota, and David Nesbitt of Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, all formerly of Wheeling. Grandparents of the bride are Loretta Nesbitt and the late ...

Beatty, Richmond

Alexa Rae Beatty and Joseph Glen Richmond were united in marriage on Sept. 29 at Moundsville Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ronald Price officiating the double ring ceremony. Parents of the couple are Gregory and Jane Beatty and Thomas and Brenda Richmond, all of Moundsville. Grandparents of ...

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Quilting for a Purpose

WHEELING — One woman’s artistry is designed now to help people in need locally and internationally. Mary Caldwell, a Wheeling resident and veteran quilter, has donated one of her beautiful hand-stitched quilts to her home congregation, Elm Grove United Methodist Church, as a prize for a ...

Hintons Mark 69 Years

Don and Nancy Hinton of Bethlehem will celebrate their 69th wedding anniversary on Monday, July 1. They were united in marriage on July 1, 1950 at the former Bethlehem Chapel by the late Rev. Carroll Thorn. Nancy Hinton is the daughter of the late Wilbur and Alice Pethtel Grant. Don ...

Weirs Celebrate 50 Years

Tim and Janet Weir of McMechen celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday. They were united in marriage June 21, 1969 by the late Rev. John Weir, brother of the groom. Janet Weir is the daughter of the late Pete and Jean Pelley. She is retired from the National Technology Transfer ...

Faduls to Celebrate 50th

Raymond and Janice Fadul are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. They were united in marriage June 28, 1969 at Our Lady of Lebanon Church in Wheeling. Janice Fadul is the daughter of the late Jesse and Virginia Pritt of Valley Grove. Raymond Fadul is the son of the late ...

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10th Annual Ohio Valley Rib & Chicken Cook-Off Set

WHEELING — The 10th annual Ohio Valley Rib & Chicken Cook-Off kicks off today, Friday, June 21, at Heritage Port in Wheeling. The event takes place today and Saturday from noon to 11 p.m. each day. Rib burners will be firing up their grills in hopes of capturing the Carl Carenbauer ...

Cast of ‘Ghost of a Chance’ Comes Together for Laughs

WELLSBURG — The cast of the Brooke Hills Playhouse’s 48th season-opening production of the Flip Kobler-Cindy Marcus comedy, “Ghost of a Chance,” has come together as an ensemble to produce laughs and a few tears for the show’s audiences, despite their different backgrounds and levels ...

Phish Gives Fans a Good Excuse to Make a Midweek Ohio Trek

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio — Who in their right mind would travel for hours to Northeast Ohio in the middle of a work week with the threat of downpouring rain ... just to see a concert? Judging from the capacity crowd that flocked outside Blossom Music Center on Wednesday night to see Phish, ...

The Vue Presents Comedy Mystery Dinner Theatre Show

MOUNDSVILLE — Noir pulp fiction is spoofed in Mystery Theatre Unlimited’s original interactive musical comedy murder mystery dinner theatre show, “The Case of the Ms. and the Show Biz Whiz,” to be presented today, Friday, June 21, at The Vue Bar and Grill in Grand Vue Park, ...

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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 ...