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Collectors Love Taste Of Cookie Cutters

Cookie dough has been cut into shapes for thousands of years. Several methods have been used to create designs. Molding, pressing, cutting and a combination of these systems have resulted in festive cookies in all kinds of holiday shapes such as bells, stars and trees. The most common ...

Seniors Exhibit Their Work in Nutting Gallery

WEST LIBERTY — West Liberty University’s Senior Exhibition this mont features five senior student artists: Mimi Albon, Emily Artimez, Matt Layton, Shelby Moore and Isabella Pozell. The artwork represents the students’ capstone projects and is for class credit. Each student came up with ...

Special Activities

Newcomers Club The Wheeling Newcomers Club will hold a meeting and luncheon at Wheeling Country Club at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. The program will feature a gift exchange for those interested in participating. Gifts are to be wrapped; it is optional to identify the giver with a notice inside the ...

Teen Girls at YSS Helinski Shelter Make Baby Blankets for Wheeling Hospital

WHEELING — Teen girls living at Youth Services System’s Helinski Shelter on Wheeling Island presented a Wheeling Hospital representative with about 20 baby blankets they made for the hospital’s labor and delivery department. Margo Scott, Helinski site coordinator, said the girls in the ...

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Artist Learns Design

Artist Moonjung Kang is having a busy time in Korea during her sabbatical semester away from West Liberty University. Kang, a professor of visual communication design at West Liberty, has completed special training in Korea on User Experience design. She plans to share her newfound skill for ...

Mother Needs to Butt Out

Dear Annie: Two years ago, I met a homeless man and took him in. “Steve” has a mental illness and a drug problem. He told me he had no family and was all alone. It was Christmastime, and I couldn’t walk away. Come to find out he had been living with his mom, who threw him out over his ...

Australian Studying Wheeling

A Lunch With Books presentation on noted 19th-century author Rebecca Harding Davis drew a large — and even international — audience to the Ohio County Public Library Tuesday. Wheeling historians Margaret Brennan and Rebekah Karelis gave a talk on the life and literary legacy of Davis, who ...

Kalia Enjoys Being ‘Foodie’

Music and food seem to go together harmoniously. Here is a case in point: the first three finalists for the music director’s position who have appeared with the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra this season are all self-confessed “foodies.” During recent interviews, candidates Timothy ...

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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. ...

Fultz, O’Leary

Sarah Fultz and Vincent O’Leary are to be married on Nov. 17 by the Rev. Msgr. Jeremiah McSweeney at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling. The bride is the daughter of Lyle Fultz and Theresa Little of West Virginia. The groom is the son of Craig and Emma O’Leary of Wheeling. Sarah is ...

Barr, Ring

Tom and Amber Barr of Bridgeport, West Virginia, together with Phil and April Ring of Piney announce the engagement of their children, Sarah Barr and Hunter Ring. The bride-to-be is a 2014 graduate of Bridgeport (W.Va.) High School. She is a 2018 graduate of Fairmont State College and is ...

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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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Evans’ Celebrate 50th

David and Celeste Evans of Cameron celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Nov. 23. They were married on Nov. 23, 1968, at Blessed Sacrament Church in South Charleston, West Virginia, by Father John Reiser. Celeste is the daughter of the late George and Francis White of South ...

Coynes Celebrate 50th

Tim and Nancy Coyne of Bellaire celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov 30. They were united in marriage on Nov. 30, 1968, at St. John Catholic Church in Bellaire. Tim graduated from Wheeling Central Catholic High School and is retired from Ormet. Nancy graduated from Bellaire ...

Rineharts to Mark 60th

James R. and Sara Jane Rinehart of West Liberty, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. They were married on Dec. 5, 1958 at the Elm Grove Methodist Church by the bride’s uncle, the Rev. W.D. Winters. Jim is the son of the late Kenneth and Dorothy Rinehart ...

Kochalkas Mark Golden

Tom and Mary Lee Kochalka of Glen Dale observed their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 30. They were married Nov. 30, 1968 in St. James Catholic Church in McMechen, with Father Daly officiating. Tom is the son of Steve and Kathryn Kochalka of Benwood. He is a graduate of Union High School ...

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It’s All About Santa Claus Through Songs, Stories

MOUNDSVILLE — It’s a look at the life of the world’s most famous and elusive gift-giver. “The Story of Santa Claus” will be shared at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library. The very talented Tony Martirano — Tony M. Music to many fans — will be ...

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 ...

Local Artists to be Honored at Studio Gallery

WHEELING — Each December, Artworks Around Town presents works by artists who were juried into membership during the current year. Mike Swartzmiller, Diana Wagner and Laura Bitely will be honored during the Gallery Hop in the Studio Gallery from 5:30 to 8 p.m. today. The reception is free ...

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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 ...

Silver Chopsticks Offers Chinese Food Made From the Best Quality Ingredients

WHEELING — Established in 1998, Silver Chopsticks is committed to serving the best Chinese food in the Ohio Valley for a great value, according to Silver Chopsticks Owner Angela Truong. Silver Chopsticks offers a weekday lunch buffet with a large variety of food in an enjoyable and ...

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 ...