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Hillybilly Snack Shack is adding more items to menu

By SCOTT McCLOSKEY For TGIF Wheeling — Noted for their homestyle cooking, the Hillbilly Snack Shack in Triadelphia has added more selections to their already diverse menu, according to owner Ed McDaniels. “It’s just more of a family atmosphere ... with good food,” said McDaniels. He ...

DaRe Wins Award

Ava DaRe, a senior at Martins Ferry High School, was selected as the 2017 Stanley S. Czahoroski Jr. Memorial Scholarship recipient. This is the fifth year the $500 scholarship has been awarded in memory of First Choice America Community Federal Credit Union’s former chief financial officer ...

… With a Side of Herb-roasted Fingerlings

By KATIE WORKMAN Associated Press I roast potatoes all the time, usually taking thin-skinned larger potatoes and cutting them into manageable chunks. Which are delicious, if somewhat utilitarian on the plate. To kick up the presentation a notch, with no extra work, grab a couple of pounds ...

Pair Pork Medallions With Grape Sauce for Dinner …

By SARA MOULTON Associated Press Here’s a quick, easy and delicious weeknight entree that’s certain to impress your family. The star of the show is pork tenderloin, the leanest and most tender part of the animal. Like beef tenderloin, pork tenderloin is a muscle cushioned by other ...

… With a Side of Herb-roasted Fingerlings

By KATIE WORKMAN Associated Press I roast potatoes all the time, usually taking thin-skinned larger potatoes and cutting them into manageable chunks. Which are delicious, if somewhat utilitarian on the plate. To kick up the presentation a notch, with no extra work, grab a couple of pounds ...

Simple Dish With Chicken, Couscous

By SARA MOULTON Associated Press Couscous is a dish that originated among North Africa’s Berbers a thousand or so years ago. The term refers to a kind of grain as well as to the broad range of recipes — a combined dish of broth, vegetables and red meat, chicken or fish — served with ...

Simple Dish With Chicken, Couscous

By SARA MOULTON Associated Press Couscous is a dish that originated among North Africa’s Berbers a thousand or so years ago. The term refers to a kind of grain as well as to the broad range of recipes — a combined dish of broth, vegetables and red meat, chicken or fish — served with ...

Pair Pork Medallions With Grape Sauce for Dinner …

By SARA MOULTON Associated Press Here’s a quick, easy and delicious weeknight entree that’s certain to impress your family. The star of the show is pork tenderloin, the leanest and most tender part of the animal. Like beef tenderloin, pork tenderloin is a muscle cushioned by other ...

Local residents participate in Yoga on the Lawn at     Wheeling       Heritage Port in downtown Wheeling in 2015. The free, public event was made possible by an Active Trails grant from the National Park Foundation. The Wheeling    National         Heritage Area recently received another Active Trails grant for 2017.

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Heritage Trail Grant Brings Community Together

The Wheeling National Heritage Area has received a $24,800 Active Trails grant from the National Park Foundation that will be used to bring the community together using the Wheeling Heritage Trail as the focal point to promote healthy lifestyles through exercise and healthy eating. The area ...

Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern

“One has only to look at the artist and note her clear-cut features and extreme simplicity of manner and spirituality, to realize that she could not paint in any other way. Each picture is in a way a portrait of herself.” — Helen Appleton Read, 1924, critic “The Georgia O’Keeffe: ...

Special Activities

Lunch With Books Hank D. Lutton, a historian, scholar and registered professional archaeologist, will speak at Lunch With Books at the Ohio County Public Library, 52 16th St., Wheeling, at noon Tuesday. His topic will be “Beneath the Poppies and Crosses: What Archaeology Reveals about the ...

Heritage Group Plans Mural

Wheeling Heritage is asking artists to share their vision of Wheeling for an East Wheeling mural project. Applications, which can be downloaded at wheelingheritage.org/art, are due June 11. The project, called Sum of Parts, is part of the ongoing revitalization of Wheeling through Wheeling ...

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“Joe Too Cool to Smoke” Snoopy marks its 10th birthday with Ohio County health officer Dr. William Mercer, who uses the character as an anti-smoking educational tool. Mercer is wearing a “Joe Too Cool to Smoke” T-shirt given to students. When not making appearances, “Joe Too Cool to Smoke” Snoopy lives in the lobby of Mercer’s private practice office at Wheeling Clinic.

‘Joe Too Cool to Smoke’

“Joe Too Cool to Smoke” Snoopy is celebrating its 10th birthday in Wheeling this month. Used as an anti-smoking educational tool, the character is the brainchild of Ohio County health officer Dr. William Mercer, who continues to advocate for a smoke-free environment. This special ...

Author Recounts Life of Maverick Politician, Longtime Activist

The late West Virginia politician and activist Ken Hechler was a true rebel and a dedicated public servant, his biographer believes. Carter Taylor Seaton appeared at Lunch With Books at the Ohio County Public Library in Wheeling Tuesday and talked about her new book, “The Rebel in the Red ...

Cannes Throws Itself 70th Birthday Bash

CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival threw a star-studded celebration Tuesday for its 70th anniversary, drawing mobs of celebrities and a dozen former Palme d’Or winners to commemorate the illustrious French Riviera festival’s birthday. Big names from across cinema streamed ...

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Chapz Bar & Grill features outdoor bar and patio

By SCOTT McCLOSKEY For Ticket MORRISTOWN — The outdoor bar and patio is a popular spot during the summer season at Chapz Bar & Grill, located along National Road just west of the Jamboree In The Hills site near Morristown. Chapz employee Kristin Wood said the patio is very popular ...

JMHS Student Earns Worby Scholarship

The Rachael Worby Scholarship for exceptional music students in the Upper Ohio Valley was presented to John Marshall High School senior Shaun Michael Hancher prior to the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra concert on May 12 at the Capitol Theatre in Wheeling. Gail Looney, chairman of the scholarship ...

Research Shows Aggressive Treatment of Sepsis Saves Lives

WASHINGTON — Minutes matter when it comes to treating sepsis, the killer condition that most Americans probably have never heard of, and new research shows it’s time they learn. Sepsis is the body’s out-of-control reaction to an infection. By the time patients realize they’re in ...

Above, produce from Lone Oak Farms is among the offerings at the Ohio Valley Farmers’ Market. New vendors this year include Kelly McGinley (produce), Meredith’s Pop Shop (cake pops), Yardscape LLC (lawn ornaments) and Rustic Kneads (breads).

OV Market: Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food

The Ohio Valley Farmers’ Market is preparing to launch its 2017 market season on June 3 and June 8. Founded in 1979, the market is open June through October at two times and locations: 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays at 32nd Street municipal parking lot in Bellaire and 4-7 p.m. Thursdays at the ...

This December 2016 photo shows a Mediterranean tomato wheat berry salad with fresh herbs in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. (Mia via AP)

Broccoli, Blue Cheese Salad Satisfies Itch

Wheat berries are great little nuggets — a whole grain, containing the germ, endosperm and bran. They have a nice dose of fiber and protein, as well as the B vitamins and several minerals. Though you can cook them just until they are crunchy, I prefer to let them get a bit more tender. ...