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IEP Workshops Set

Two workshops for parents and professionals who work with children with special needs will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 1, led by Larry Searcy of West Virginia Parent Training and Information Inc.Families who are interested in learning more about Individual Education Plans (IEPs) for their ...

Reclaim Your Pantry For Healthy Start to School Year

In my job as a school chef, at least a few times a week I hear parents say, "I'm so tired of battling with my kids about food," "I can't get my child to eat anything!" or "My kid only eats (insert: pizza, PB&J, mac and cheese, pasta or chicken fingers)."I hear the frustration in their ...

Wheeling Symphony Celebrates With Music Under the Stars

The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra opens its 86th season in the place it was born - Oglebay Park - with a Veranda Reception at the Burton Center prior to the Music Under the Stars concert, set for Sunday, Sept. 6.It was 86 years ago, in 1929, when the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra was founded. The ...

Researcher Shares Sacagawea’s Story

Historical researcher Mary Dailey gave a Wheeling audience last week an account of Sacagawea's adventures with the Lewis and Clark Expedition.Dailey, who lives in Green Sulphur Springs, W.Va., spoke at the Ohio County Public Library Tuesday, Aug. 18. The Lunch With Books presentation was part ...

Group to Address Needs Of Kinship Caregivers

Grandparents who are thrust into the role of parenting their grandchildren have a special set of needs and concerns."They can't be the loving grandparent, playing Uno, making popcorn, then they watch a movie and the kids go home," said John Antal, director of clinical and adolescent services at ...

‘Heel to Heal’ 5K Walk/Run Benefits SAHC

The Upper Ohio Valley?Sexual Assault Center is hosting a 5K run and walk to benefit the nonprofit, United Way agency. SAHC is one of nine rape crisis centers in West Virginia and also serves victims of child sexual abuse and provides prevention programs in schools, colleges and the ...

Bright Collectors Dine by Candlelight

Candlesticks are the perfect collectible to enjoy as daylight sneaks away earlier every day and darkness begins at dinnertime. Candlesticks on the table shouldn't be reserved for special moments. These utilitarian antiques warm up the table and relax dinner guests, even if it's just the kids!If ...

Special Activities

AARPGreater Wheeling Area Chapter 824 of AARP will hold a luncheon meeting at Wheeling Park's White Palace at 11:15 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 27. Reservations for members are required and can be made today, Aug. 23, by calling Eunice Lohr, 304-242-9452. Members who have made reservations and need to ...

ArtsLink Presents Smorgasbord of Sounds

The 2015-16 concert series sponsored by ArtsLinkInc. promises an array of concerts featuring multi-talented artists who will appeal to audiences of all ages.Season tickets for the six-concert series are now on sale through ArtsLink, the arts council for Wetzel and Tyler counties. Season ticket ...

Social Anxiety Keeps Teen Girl in Closet

DEAR ABBY: I am a lesbian, still in high school, who has not yet come out to any friends or family. I want them to know, but I'm afraid to tell them.I'm pretty sure this is who I am, and I don't want them to dismiss my identity. I also don't want them to think of me differently - I want to be ...

Life Times

Life is full of change, from your engagement and wedding to new family members coming along. There are also anniversaries to consider, as well as special community events you might be involved with.Here at The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register, our goal is to make the process of ...

Ikea Recalls Nightlights

NEW YORK (AP) - Swedish retailer Ikea is recalling around 442,000 nightlights because of the cover of the light can detach, creating a risk of electrical shock.The Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday Ikea is taking all of its Patrull nightlights off the market and advises consumers ...

Reunions

Triadelphia Class of '47Triadelphia High School Class of 1947 will meet for lunch at Olive Garden at The Highlands Tuesday, Aug. 18.Hills Store 44A reunion of all former employees of Hills store 44 will be held at the McMechen fire hall from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12. Payment is due Monday, ...

Special Activities

History Alive!Mary Dailey of Ronceverte will be at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library, 700 Fifth St., at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17, with a History Alive! performance as Sacagawea, a Native American who became the lone female member of Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discovery.This ...

Highlight What Women Have Done for America

Dear Annie: I appreciate the patriotic intent of your July 4 column, but what would my daughter and seven nieces make of the mention of 27 men but just two women? The author overlooked Sacagawea, Harriet Tubman, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the myriad other female contributors to our nation's ...

Wishes & Dishes Breakfast Served

Area residents have an upcoming opportunity to enjoy a hearty breakfast, witness a heart-warming presentation and help two good causes - all before heading off to work.The second annual Wishes & Dishes, a fundraiser to benefit Make-A-Wish Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia and the ...

Elbin Library Houses Lovely Antiques

Many readers know that my day job is public relations work for West Liberty University. Over the past three years that I've worked on the hilltop, I've been pleased to learn that the Paul N. Elbin Library is a great resource for books, technology and learning.I didn't know until recently, ...

Celebrity Scoopers To Benefit Faith In Action

Faith in Action Caregivers and Kirke's Homemade Ice Cream will present the fifth annual Belmont County Clergy Celebrity Scooper Day at Kirke's, 50505 Rehm Road, St. Clairsville, from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22.During that time period, proceeds from the sale of ice cream cones and cups as ...