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A Reason to Celebrate

Can you bake cookies? Can you make a pitcher of iced tea? Are you a good listener? If you can do any of these things, you can be a vital part of helping people who suffer from addiction in our local communities. The old adage that “it takes a village to raise a child” can be applied to a ...

WLU Wind Symphony to Present First Concert of the Spring 2019

WHEELING — The West Liberty University Wind Symphony will present its first concert of the Spring Concert Series at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, located at 141 Kruger St., Wheeling. The concert is free and open to the public and will feature works composed by ...

Oglebay To Host Wedding Showcase

WHEELING — A Wedding Showcase is scheduled to held from 1-3 p.m. Feb. 24 at Oglebay’s Banquet View rooms for a one-stop-shop wedding experience aimed at inspiring brides- and grooms-to-be. See, sample and experience all the elements needed to plan a memorable wedding. From the rehearsal ...

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Haizlett Examines New River

Northern Panhandle artist Rosalie Haizlett has been chosen as the guest artist for the New River Gorge Creative Residency, which is now underway in south-central West Virginia. As creative artist-in-residence. Haizlett is living and working at Lafayette Flats Boutique Vacation Rentals in ...

Finstein Lauds Positive Trend

Times have changed, and in a good way, for Friends of Wheeling’s annual Preservation Forum. Jeanne Finstein, Friends of Wheeling president, noted the contrast as she opened this year’s event held at the Ohio County Public Library Tuesday night. She recalled that when the Preservation ...

Bravery, Heroism Lauded

Brave. Heroes. They are two words that we use frequently, throwing them around rather casually, as in “You’re brave to wear that outfit!” or “Thank you for bringing candy. You’re my hero!” But true bravery and genuine heroes are much more important, signifying serious commitment ...

‘Dots’ Mark Peace

Wheeling artist Robert Villamagna, director of the Nutting Gallery at West Liberty University, has issued a call to artists, age 18 and older, for a new exhibition, “The Dot Show: A Tribute to Bernie Peace.” Bernie Peace, who died at age 85 on Jan. 14, was a professor emeritus of art at ...

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Bechard-Helms

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Helms of Dandridge, Tennesee, formerly of Wheeling, announce the engagement of their son, Dr. Charles Nelson “Chip” Helms to Jessica Lynn Bechard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Bechard of Rouses Point, New York. Charles is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. ...

Dawson-Currin

Charles and Patricia Dawson of St. Clairsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Nicole, to Sean David Currin, son of David Currin of Winston Salem, North Carolina, and Janet Neeper of DuBois, Pennsylvania. The bride-to-be is a graduate of St. Clairsville High School and The ...

Clutter-Brown

Angeline Chiazza Clutter of Wheeling announces the engagement of her daughter, Kelly Michelle Clutter, to Richard Samuel Brown Jr., son of Richard and Kathie Brown also of Wheeling. Clutter, whose father is the late Patrick A. Clutter, is a graduate of Wheeling Park High School and a graduate ...

Corder, Davis

Jessica Jean Corder and Joshua Michael Davis were united in marriage in Sept. 1, 2018 at the First Christian Church in Wheeling with the Rev. Kenneth Hardway officiating the double ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Pamela Young Corder of Wheeling and Steven L. Corder of Wheeling. ...

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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 ...

McLaughlin, Artimez

Shannon Marie McLaughlin and Derek Scott Artimez were united in marriage on Sept. 22 at St. Jude Church, Glen Dale. The bride is the daughter of Tom and Donna McLaughlin of Dallas, West Virginia. She is the granddaughter of Betty and the late Jim Welch, also of Dallas, and the late Dorothy ...

Tenley, Meeker

Michael Andrew Tenley and Amber Nicole Meeker were united in marriage at 1 p.m. Aug. 18 at Wheeling Park, with Rikki Mahan officiating. Parents of the groom are Michael Tenley of McMechen and the late Debra Tenley. Parents of the bride are Eva and William Meeker of Martins Ferry. The ...

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Spielvogels Mark 50th

Harry and Jackie Spielvogel of Wheeling celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Feb. 7. A party was given in their honor at the Elm Grove Civics on Feb. 2 by family and friends.

Millers Celebrate 60th

Robert and Helen Miller recently celebrated 60 years together. Helen Bartrug and Robert Miller were married Jan. 10, 1959 by the Rev. Mefford, at the home of Robert. Robert was sent by the Army to Germany right after the wedding. Helen finished her senior year at Magnolia High and then ...

Montgomerys Mark 56th

Bonnie and Dan Montgomery of Wheeling celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary on Saturday. They were married on Jan. 26, 1963, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 36th Street in Wheeling. Dan is an upholsterer and Bonnie is a homemaker. Together they raised three children, Barbara, Dee and Danny, ...

Vavrocks to Mark 50th

Theresa and Bernard “Mike” Vavrock of Benwood will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 18. They were united in marriage on Jan. 18, 1969 by Rev. John J. Griffin, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Benwood. Theresa is the daughter of the late Joseph and Betty Hornak of ...

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Slideshow: Greensky Bluegrass Heats Up Stage AE

PITTSBURGH — Greensky Bluegrass drew a crowd that packed into Stage AE in Pittsburgh on Thursday, February 7, 2019. The Steel City has been a stronghold for the band for many years, and the recent stop brought the band and their growing legion of fans to their first Pittsburgh show in a much ...

Mansion Museum Offers Unique Way To Celebrate Valentine’s Day Together

WHEELING — Oglebay Institute presents a Valentine’s Champagne Tour of the Mansion Museum in Oglebay from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday. During the champagne tour, guests will learn about the lives and loves of three generations of the Oglebay Family— secret engagements, tragedy, young love, ...

Pinkalicious Event on Tap At Library In Moundsville

MOUNDSVILLE — It’s a Pinkalicious Valentines Day coming to the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library at 11 a.m. on Thursday. The beloved character from the picture books by Victoria Kann is now also the star of a PBS Kids show. A new episode of the animated program “Pinkalicious ...

Jazz at Stifel Welcomes Boilermaker Jazz Band This Saturday Evening

WHEELING — Oglebay Institute continues its tradition of bringing big city jazz shows to Wheeling. Pittsburgh’s Boilermaker Jazz Band will perform in the historic Stifel Mansion at 8 p.m. Saturday. The Boilermaker Jazz Band interprets the great American songbook in their own unique ...

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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 ...