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Reunion Notebook

Wheeling Class of ’48 Wheeling High School Class of 1948 will meet at Generations, 338 National Road, Wheeling, at 1 p.m. Saturday. It is a change of meeting place. For more information, call Margaret Mowder Stewart, 304-242-7300. Whipkey The 89th annual Whipkey reunion will be held at ...

Best Sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Late Show” by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown) 2. “Camino Island” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 3. “The Lying Game” by Ruth Ware (Gallery/Scout Press) 4. “House of Spies” by Daniel Silva (Harper) 5. “Paradise Valley” by C.J. Box (St. ...

Special Activities

Newcomers Club The Wheeling Newcomers Club will hold a luncheon meeting at Wheeling Country Club at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Guest speaker Kurt Zende, Wheeling’s economic development specialist and Centre Market manager, will discuss changes taking place at the market area plus the renovations ...

Wheeling Symphony Seeks Student Volunteers

The Wheeling Symphony Auxiliary will have a student volunteer training session at 6 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Capitol Theatre for the 2017-18 symphony season. Students in ninth through 12th grade are invited to attend the mandatory training. Students will usher concerts and help with the Patron ...

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Halli Richards and Kailee Latocha tie up tomato plants in the garden at Wheeling Jesuit University.

WJU Students Discover How Their Gardens Grow

Two Wheeling Jesuit University students are seeing that their hard work in two local gardens is impacting the lives of many around the Wheeling area. WJU seniors Kailee Latocha and Halli Richards have spent the summer planting, caring for and harvesting fruits and vegetables at gardens ...

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Alexis Storch, a rising Linsly School senior from Wheeling, poses in a Jovani designer dress in front of the Jovani sign at prom market week in Atlanta. Storch spent last week modeling for Jovani and vying for a chance to become the brand’s newest It Girl.

Wheeling Teen Models For Jovani

Wheeling teen Alexis Storch has spent the past week in Atlanta vying for a shot at becoming New York-based Jovani Fashion’s next It Girl. Storch has been modeling on the catwalk in the gown designer’s 2018 prom fashion shows during the World of Prom market event at AmericasMart in ...

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Fabio’s Pizza manager Candy Basil, right, and Haleigh Hannas wait on customers at the restaurant’s front counter.

Fabio’s Pizza Satisfying Customers for Nearly 25 Years

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

Associated Press reporter Andrew Dalton holds an iPad displaying an image of his mammogram in downtown Los Angeles. Dalton described his experience as the rare man who underwent a mammogram in a story for the AP.  (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

Man Describes Mammogram Experience

PASADENA, Calif. — When I arrived for my first mammogram it didn’t take long for my sense of secrecy to shatter. Behind the counter were five young women, unoccupied and anxious to help. “Andrew Dalton, appointment for 8:45,” I say. “What for?” one asks. With five sets of ...

Preserve Memories, Optimize Space by Organizing Photos

Take a survey of your home, and consider all the spots where you have old photos. Perhaps you’ll find baby pictures in albums in the living room, vacation snaps in tattered envelopes tucked into a bookshelf, milestone moments in old frames, and older relatives’ fading photos in dusty ...

This November 2016 photo shows cavatappi with roasted cherry tomatoes and pesto in New York. This can be served hot, warm or at room temperature. (Sarah Crowder via AP)

Easy, Breezy Dinner: Pasta, Pesto And Tomatoes

Summer, summer, summer. The word is fat and round and breezy and rolls around nicely on the tongue. And we want our food to be breezy, too. If you have basil and tomatoes growing in your garden, make this. If you have a farmers’ market near you, make this. And if you have leftover pesto ...

This June 21 photo shows a stone fruit, almond upside-down cake in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Sara Moulton. 
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Stone Fruits Explode With Summer Flavor

This recipe for Stone Fruit Almond Upside-Down Cake works equally well using any kind of stone fruit or a mix of every kind of stone fruit, including plums, apricots, nectarines, peaches and plumcots. The appeal of the mixed-fruit version — the rainbowlike beauty of the unmolded cake in ...

This June 24 photo shows a zucchini and chorizo Spanish tortilla in Coronado, Calif. This reduced-fat dish is from a recipe by Melissa d'Arabian. 
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Spanish Tortilla Doesn’t Fall Flat

Growing up in the Southwest, a tortilla was a thin flatbread used to wrap around grilled meat and make tacos. I was in my 30s before I visited Barcelona, Spain, and was served a Spanish tortilla — a completely different dish — and I fell in love instantly. A Spanish tortilla is ...

Mount Pleasant Plans Historical Tour

The Historical Society of Mount Pleasant will hold a tour of 14 historic sites from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 1-5 p.m. next Sunday. Visitors should allow at least three hours to tour all sites. This year’s tour will include perennial favorites: Bone Store, Elizabeth House, Burris ...

“Silver city birch” by cecy rose

Local Artists ‘Practice What They Teach’

Judy Minder is on a mission to showcase the work of art teachers in the Ohio Valley. Teachers, she said, spend much of their energy on molding and inspiring youngsters, so they often have little time to use their artistic talents for their own enjoyment. Minder should know: She taught art at ...

Shown at the opening of the “Crosscurrents” exhibit at Stifel Fine Arts Center are, from left, juror Thomas Wharton, artists Monica Mull, Cheryl       Harshman and Brian Fencl, and Stifel curator Michael       McKowen.

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WLU Faculty, Staff Clinch Top 3 Places at ‘Crosscurrents’

Between members of faculty, staff and alumni, West Liberty University can claim the top three winners and an honorable mention in the “Crosscurrents” exhibition, Oglebay Institute’s annual art show now on display at the Stifel Fine Arts Center, 1330 National Road, Wheeling. First place ...

August Calendar

Aug. 1-31 — Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Park, noon-5 p.m. Aug. 1-31 — Good Zoo, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Aug. 1-31 — Wheeling Civic Garden Center, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. ...

Harmony House Toasts Leaders

Harmony House, Children’s Advocacy Center, is holding its biggest fundraiser of the year from 7-10:30 p.m. Friday at River City Restaurant in Wheeling. The theme of the 13th annual Toast of the Vineyard will be “A Midsummer Masquerade.” Nineteen wines from eight regions will be featured ...

Special Activities

Dining with Diabetes The Marshall County office of the West Virginia University extension service is offering a Dining with Diabetes class at Moundsville Pharmacy, 118 N. Lafayette Ave. Space is limited and advance registration is required by Tuesday. To register, call the extension office, ...

Best Sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Late Show” by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown) 2. “Camino Island” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 3. “House of Spies” by Daniel Silva (Harper) 4. “Murder Games” by Patterson/Roughan (Little, Brown) 5. “Into the Water” by Paula Hawkins ...

‘Flip Your Dorm Room’ Contest Deadline Today

The University of Mississippi students whose dorm room decorating prowess went viral last year have teamed with bedding company Living Fresh to launch the Flip Your Dorm Scholarship Contest, open to college students who will be living in a dorm for the fall semester. The contest asks students ...