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Woman’s Club of Wheeling Will Meet

WHEELING —The Woman’s Club of Wheeling will meet Friday at Monument Place, 91 Kruger St. The executive board of directors will meet at 10:45 a.m. and the general meeting will begin at 1 p.m. President Patty Travis will preside over both meetings. The education community service ...

WSO on the GO to Feature Percussion Ensemble

MOUNDSVILLE — The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra’s WSO on the GO series will feature a performance by its percussion ensemble at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Strand Theatre. The concert is free and open to the public. The WSO on the GO ensemble features musicians Andrew Ferdig, Daniel Zawodniak and ...

‘Baking to Boot Cancer’ Benefit Is Scheduled for March 3

Baking to Boot Cancer is the theme of the sixth annual Baking Bingo event sponsored by the Limestone for Angels & Survivors Relay for Life team. The games party is scheduled for March 3 at the Limestone Community Building on U.S. 250 South in Marshall County. Doors will open at noon. Buy ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Free Screening of ‘The Wizard of Oz’ at Towngate March 8

WHEELING — Click your heels together and follow the yellow brick road to Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre Friday, March 8 for a free screening of “The Wizard of Oz.” In honor of the film’s 80th anniversary, Dorothy and friends are returning to the big screen. The screening is ...

Special Activities

Drumming A one-hour group drumming session will be held at St. Joseph Retreat Center, 137 Mount St. Joseph Road, Wheeling, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday. There is a cost for each session. No musical experience is necessary. Jennifer Hezoucky is the facilitator. Lunch With Books Dr. Christine ...

Vintage Jewelry Can Be Curious but Clever Today

Vintage jewelry includes many treasures that are curious today. I know — since I am the keeper of my mom’s huge jewelry box (really an antique spool chest). This chest has always been an amazing place to explore with one drawer completely devoted to buttons and the rest to a variety of ...

Amy Manko Has a ‘Purl’ of a Business On Washington’s Main Street

By KAREN MANSFIELD For the Sunday News-Register WASHINGTON, Pa. — Amy Ross Manko jokingly credits the success of Ross Farm Fibers, her wildly popular yarn shop on Main Street in Washington, to a sandwich. When Manko served as director of Southwestern Pennsylvania Literacy Council from ...

cotillion dances night away for wso

Photo Provided The formal photo of the 2019 Viennese Winter Ball Cotillion members was taken Saturday during the annual ball held at Wilson Lodge, Oglebay Park. Proceeds from the event benefit the Wheeling Symphony. The 2019 Cotillion members include from left front, Audrey Blust and Charles ...

Summit Gallery Plans Valentine’s Day Show

WEIRTON — Summit Art Gallery, 3393 Main St., will hold a Valentine’s Day art opening from 6-8 p.m. Thursday. An extensive collection of work by local artists will be shown. Wine, chocolate and strawberries will be served. Area artists Mike Swartzmiller, Dennis Jones, Helen Sweeney, ...

Artworks Around Town Brings Laura Cramblet to the Stage

WHEELING — Laura Cramblet will take the stage for February’s Third Friday from 7:30-10 p.m. Feb. 15 in the Studio Gallery at Artworks Around Town in Wheeling’s historic Centre Market. Cramblet is a celebrated and well-known singer and songwriter, said Sean Decker of the Bridge and ...

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 two self-help sessions. Mary Marockie will demonstrate scarf tying; members who want to participate are asked to bring a rectangular scarf. ...

Valentines to Love, Past and Present

Valentine’s Day remains the second biggest day for greeting cards, second only to Christmas, according to the numbers. I know that I enjoy visiting our local card shop to browse and select special valentines for loved ones each year. Vintage valentines are a favorite collectible of mine. ...

Exhibit Explores ‘Wheeling in 250 Objects’

WHEELING — The Wheeling 250 observance is providing a perfect opportunity for the Ohio County Public Library to showcase many treasures from its large archival collections. Wheeling 250 is a year-long celebration of the 250th anniversary of the city’s founding. City leaders and community ...

WJU Dance Team Makes Smashing Debut

WHEELING — Wheeling Jesuit University’s dance team, recently formed in the fall, competed in its first-ever competition on Jan. 27, in Cambridge, Ohio, at the AmeriDance Dance Team Competition. The team performed its jazz and pom routines and took first place in both categories. ...

Duo to Present ‘Full Circle’ Program For Thursday Music Club

WHEELING — Violinist Ben Podolski and pianist Debbie Breiding will entertain the Thursday Music Club at Stifel Fine Arts Center, 1330 National Road, at 11 a.m. Thursday. Dr. George and Carol Couch and Dr. Clyde and Joan Campbell are the sponsors of this month’s entertainment. President ...

Special Activities

Lunch With Books “The African American Experience,” a multimedia presentation, will be offered at Lunch With Books at the Ohio County Public Library, 52 16th St., Wheeling, at noon Tuesday. The program is part of the library’s Wheeling 250 observance. Through photographs, video, music, ...