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Wheeling’s First Labor Heritage Week to Feature Variety of Events

WHEELING — A variety of events celebrating the Upper Ohio Valley’s labor and working class heritage are planned for the first Reuther-Pollack Labor Heritage Week to be held Aug. 27 through Sept. 1 at First State Capitol, 1413 Eoff St., and at the Ohio County Public Library, 52 16th ...

Grill Onions With Sausage Using Foolproof Plan

By AMERICA’S TEST KITCHEN Sausage and onions are a classic pairing that sounds tailor-made for the grill. But the reality is usually onions that are both crunchy and charred and sausages that either dried out or—even worse—catch fire. We wanted a foolproof method for grilling sausages ...

Getting to Know All About Thailand

Business students at West Liberty University got an up-close look at business practices and cultural customs in Southeast Asia plus a close encounter with Asian elephants during a two-week trip this summer to Thailand and Cambodia. The trip, arranged by Gary E. West College of Business ...

Seven Ways to Cut Waste in the Kitchen

Disposables have become a mainstay of many American kitchens — plastic baggies, plastic wrap, paper towels, aluminum foil, plastic straws and more. Reducing or even eliminating them can save you money in addition to cutting down on trash that ends up in landfills. “It’s easy to be ...

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Friendship With Woman Makes Waves

DEAR ABBY: I’m a 35-year-old gay man who has been in a serious relationship for five years. During the last year, my significant other, “Grady,” has grown very close with a female co-worker of mine he met at my office party. (I’ll call her Tina.) They have become inseparable, and when ...

A Tale of Two Thoroughly Modern Women

Separated by the Allegheny River and nearly a century, two “thoroughly modern” women stepped onto separate stages and spent the next couple hours entertaining packed houses of appreciative fans in Pittsburgh Tuesday night. At Heinz Field on the North Shore, Taylor Swift’s thousands of ...

Wood Gets His Own Asteroid

Not everyone can say they have an asteroid bearing their name, but a Wheeling man has earned that distinction. Planetary scientist and author Charles “Chuck” Wood said he was surprised to learn Thursday morning that an asteroid has been named in his honor. An official citation from the ...

Avoid Hazards In Your Home

When making sure our families are healthy, we often consider nutrition, medical care, accidents and illnesses, but do we consider hidden dangers that may be in the home? Some of the most serious health problems can occur right in your home. Here are a few suggestions of things you can do to ...

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Schneids Mark 55 Years

Sandy and Pat Schneid Sr. of Wheeling celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on Friday. They were united in marriage May 25, 1963, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Wheeling, with the late Rev. Cecidio J. Federico officiating his first wedding ceremony. Sandy Schneid is the daughter of ...

Mincey, Schmid

David and Eleanor Schmid of Wheeling announce the engagement of their son, Dr. David Robert Schmid, to Dr. Krystal Ann Mincey, daughter of Steve Mincey and Susan Mincey, both of Elberton, Ga. The bride-to-be is a 2011 graduate of Mississippi State University’s College of Veterinary ...

McGowan, Braho

Charles and Laura McGowan of Wellsburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Katelyn Nicole McGowan, to Joseph Michael Braho, son of Gerald and Michelina Braho of Fowler, Ohio. The bride-to-be is a 2011 graduate of Brooke High School and a 2015 graduate of West Virginia University with ...

Morgan, Silverio

Jay and Sandee Morgan of Shadyside announce the engagement of their daughter, Olivia, to Aaron Silverio, son of Judy and Rich Silverio, also of Shadyside. The bride-to-be is a 2011 graduate of Shadyside High School, a 2015 graduate of West Liberty University with a bachelor’s degree in ...

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Coup, Sinoski

Mallory Dawn Sinoski and John Edward Coup were united in marriage on July 14 at St. John’s Catholic Church, Bellaire. The bride is the daughter of Martha Sinoski of Colerain and Edward Sinoski of St. Clairsville. The groom is the son of Audrey and Richard Coup of Rayland. Lindsay ...

Miller, Hewitt

Hilary Linn Hewitt and Camden Alan Miller were united in marriage on April 14 at St John’s Evangelical Protestant Church, Wheeling, with Terry Endsley officiating. The bride is the daughter of Marty and Terri Hewitt of Sherrard. The groom is the son of Gregg and Beth Ann Miller of ...

Calangelo, Gilligan

Erin Michelle Gilligan and Joseph Sean Calangelo were united in marriage at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at Shannopin Country Club in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with the Rev. Marguerite Rafalko officiating. The bride is the daughter of Jim and Cindy Gilligan of Wheeling. The groom is the son ...

Wittmer, Peckens

Dr. Shaylee Peckens and Eric Wittmer were united in marriage at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 30, in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiltonsville, with the Very Rev. William Cross and Rev. Monsignor George Coyne officiating at the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Doug and Judy Peckens of Yorkville ...

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Tushes Mark Golden

Jack and Carolyn Tush of Wheeling celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. They were united in marriage on Aug. 3, 1968, in a double-ring ceremony at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Wheeling. Carolyn Tush is the daughter of the late Frederick M. Braun and Helen E. Braun. ...

Shimps Celebrate Golden

Malcolm “Mac” and Beverly “Bev” Shimp of Glen Dale will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. They were united in marriage on Aug. 10, 1968, at Coalbrook Presbyterian Church in Neffs. Bev Shimp is the daughter of the late Thomas and Helen Drennan of Neffs. She is a ...

Provances Mark 60th

Frank and Elizabeth Provance of Dallas celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 28. They were united in marriage on June 28, 1958, at North Buffalo Presbyterian Church outside Washington, Pennsylvania, with the Rev. Mark Scott officiating. The couple met at Claysville High School ...

Yochums Celebrate 70th

Paul and June Yochum of St. Clairsville celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Thursday. They were united in marriage on Aug. 2, 1948, in Wheeling. They have seven children: Debbie, Rusty (Paul Jr.), Beth, Brian, Pete, Gretchen and Chris. They have 10 grandchildren and two ...

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‘The Widow’s Tale’ at Towngate

WHEELING — Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre will stage “The Widow’s Tale” by Wheeling playwright Paul Orr at 8 p.m.today and Saturday. The performance is part of Towngate’s mission to present new and/or original works by local playwrights. The play follows Carol, a widow in ...

Wheeling Heritage Port Gets a Case of the Blues

Taste of the Blues kicks off the 18th annual Heritage Music BlesFest at noon today, with the gates officially opening at 4 p.m. for three days of award-winning blues music. Hear the likes of Delbert McClinton and Rick Estrin & the Nightcats on Friday; Southern Avenue, Southern ...

EmiSunshine to Brighten Day

Young Up-and-Comer Brings Old-time Music to Barnesville Skyflight Productions presents an evening with EmiSunshine and The Rain on Wednesday at The Albert S. George Youth Center at Barnesville Memorial Park in Barnesville. The 14-year-old, East Tennessee prodigy has captured the nation’s ...

‘Christopher Robin’: Somber but Sweet Tale

Oh, bother. The misfortune of “Christopher Robin” is not only that it comes a year after “Goodbye Christopher Robin,” an earnest if sentimental tale about Winnie-the-Pooh author A.A. Milne and his son, Christopher Robin Milne, but that it arrives a few months after the screwball ...

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Fabio’s Pizza in St. Clairsville Continues to Satisfy Customers

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Offering a variety of Sicilian, Napolitana and Chicago styles pizza, calzones, stombolis, salads, pasta and a variety of sandwiches — Fabio’s Pizza Owner Tom Cracolici said it’s the customer loyalty for the past 25 years that has allowed his business to stand the test ...

Jimmy Gyro in Wheeling Offers Great Food for Great Value

WHEELING — The Jimmy Gyro diner located on the ground floor of the former Roger’s Hotel Building on 14th Street, offers a variety of tasty Greek and Mediterranean dishes. In addition to menu favorites such as: The Jimmy Stewart-Steak Gyro, the Jimmy “The Greek”-Traditional Greek ...

Wheeling Symphony Orchestra Celebrates America

WHEELING — Wheeling Symphony Orchestra announces its annual Celebrate America tour, conducted by Roger Kalia, featuring guest artists Tim O’Brien with Jan Fabricius and Mollie O’Brien with Rich Moore. The tour makes stops in cities in West Virginia, including Weirton, Davis, ...