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Final Silver Fox Pottery Show Set at Black Sheep Vineyard

Pieces by Benjamin Steffl Thompson of Silver Fox Pottery, fired in his handmade Ramsey Anagama Kiln in Adena, will be on display and for sale at the Black Sheep Vineyard in Adena from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, April 30.This is the fourth and final firing of the wood-fired kiln, a 15-foot long brick ...

Walking the Walk in The Fight Against Alzheimer’s

Ellie Klug of Wheeling truly "walks the walk" in the fight against Alzheimer's disease, and her dedication is being recognized with a statewide award.She is being honored as an outstanding volunteer at the Partners in Progress Luncheon: Changing the Future of Alzheimer's Together event in ...

Monticello

Thomas Jefferson's vision for the gardens at his beloved Monticello continues to be cultivated, nearly 200 years after the former president's death.Eleanor Gould, curator of gardens for Jefferson's estate in Charlottesville, Va., was the featured speaker for the Wheeling Gardening Symposium ...

Kids Cozy Up to Pets at Summer Camps

LOS ANGELES - Children who love to dance, act or play sports have summer camps specialized just for them. But many parents don't realize that kids who are passionate about pets can have the same immersive experience.Thousands of youngsters ages 6 to 17 will attend day camps this summer at ...

Davis Not Silenced By Cancer

WHEELING - Four years ago, throat cancer silenced Joann Davis' singing voice and ended her long-time music career with the Wheeling Jamboree, but today she uses spoken and written words to reach young children needing a calming force."The gentlewoman of the Jamboree" has penned two children's ...

‘Mr. Rogers’ Set Finds New Home at History Center

"There it is!" I half-whisper to no one in particular as I enter the fourth-floor special collections exhibit of the Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh's Strip District.For a split second, it is an early morning in 1980 and I am 7 years old, sitting about 18 inches from our console television ...

Learn to ‘Live a Little Lighter on the Planet’

The Oglebay Institute Schrader Environmental Education Center will showcase Ohio Valley's growing "green" culture during EcoFest 2015 from noon-5 p.m. Saturday, April 25.The free event in Oglebay Resort will feature displays, demonstrations and activities provided by local residents and ...

Heinz History Unbottled at Center

You have to have the patience of Mr. Rogers when waiting for Heinz ketchup to pour from the classic glass bottle.Taking a large chunk of the fourth floor of the Sen. John Heinz History Center, with Mr. Rogers for a neighbor, the flashy new Heinz brand exhibit features artifacts, packaging, ...

Mountain Moon Returns

Oglebay Institute has announced the return of its longtime bluegrass and folk music series Mountain Moon Coffeehouse for a special one-night-only program featuring the Cabin Fever String Band.The concert takes place from 7:30 -10 p.m. Saturday, April 25 at the Stifel Fine Arts Center on ...

STEM Night at OUE

High school juniors and seniors and their families are invited to attend STEM (science, technology, engineering, math and medicine) Information Night from 4-6:30 p.m. Monday, April 20 at Ohio University's Eastern Campus in St. Clairsville.Those in attendance will learn about the importance of a ...

Births

Freya Nicole Kolton was born March 31 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Ga., to Nathan and Rena Kolton. Grandparents are Richard and Donna Bissett Sr. of Littleton,W.Va.; Linda Sloan of Moundsville; and Charles and Deloress June Kolton of Dawsonville, Ga. Freya has three older ...

Reunions

Triadelphia Class of '47Triadelphia High School Class of 1947 will meet for lunch at Olive Garden at The Highlands Tuesday, April 21.Triadelphia Class of '43Triadelphia High School Class of 1943 will meet at Perkins restaurant, 680 National Road, Wheeling, at 1 p.m. Friday, April 24. The class ...

College Corner

Brian Cook, a 2002 graduate of Wheeling Park High School and former Wheeling resident, earned a Doctorate of Education from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Cook successfully defended his dissertation titled, "Twitter as an educational communication tool: One guidance department's ...

Beautiful Mystery of Antiques

One of the fun things about antiques is learning. It seems that no matter how many antique shops or shows, flea markets or auctions you've attended, there's always one more item that you've never seen.At least for me, antiques are a hobby that has kept me entertained for years and countless ...

Beautiful Mystery of Antiques

One of the fun things about antiques is learning. It seems that no matter how many antique shops or shows, flea markets or auctions you've attended, there's always one more item that you've never seen.At least for me, antiques are a hobby that has kept me entertained for years and countless ...

Music Club Announces Winners

Thursday Music Club officials have announced the ratings of participants in the club's 65th Young Musicians Auditions held at West Liberty University. The ratings given this year were superior with honors, superior, excellent and very good.Piano students who received a superior with honors were ...

Heinz History Unbottled at Center

You have to have the patience of Mr. Rogers when waiting for Heinz ketchup to pour from the classic glass bottle.Taking a large chunk of the fourth floor of the Sen. John Heinz History Center, with Mr. Rogers for a neighbor, the flashy new Heinz brand exhibit features artifacts, packaging, ...

Food Fest Offers A Taste of Other Cultures

West Liberty University students and the general public had the opportunity to expand their palates on Monday evening as WLU international students prepared and served food from their home countries.The atmosphere in the College Union buzzed with excitement as the foreign students, most of whom ...

Williams Energy Grant Awarded To Ohio County Master Gardeners

Williams Energy has recognized the commitment of one of its employees and rewarded a "growing" local concern in the process by awarding a $3,000 grant to the Ohio County Master Gardeners.The gardeners' organization will use the gift to support the sixth Wheeling Gardening Symposium to be ...

Pentino Celebrates 95th

Norman Pentino of Wheeling will celebrate his 95th birthday Monday, April 13.He was born on April 13, 1920 in Cianciana, Sicily. He came to America at the age of 11.He worked at the former Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp.'s Martins Ferry plant until retiring when he was 62.He was married to his ...