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Human Rights Series Will Explore Sources, Achievements, Challenges

WHEELING — A new People’s University series will explore what is called collectively “human rights.” The Ohio County Public Library, in partnership with the Wheeling Academy of Law and Science Foundation, has invited a diverse array of scholars from the fields of philosophy, history, ...

November Calendar

Nov. 1-30 — Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Park, noon-5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Nov. 1-30 — Oglebay Institute’s Mansion Museum, Oglebay Park, Nov. 1-9: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; Nov. 10-Dec. 31: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 10 ...

Special Activites

Ladies League The Ladies League of Marshall County will meet in the commons of John Marshall High School at 7 p.m. Monday. Chase Watts from the nonprofit organization Books with Badges will be the guest speaker. Plans will be finalized for the Woman’s Health Fair on Nov. 10. Members are ...

Make Halloween More About Fun and Less About Fright

Halloween can be a stressful time for children of all ages. Child psychiatrist Dr. Vinay Saranga, founder of Saranga Comprehensive Psychiatry in Apex, North Carolina, has some suggestions for making the day less overwhelming and scary. He suggests: - Let your kids have fun: There are ...

Ohio University Eastern Announces Fall Visitation Events

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — High school juniors, seniors and parents are invited to attend several upcoming fall visitation events at Ohio University Eastern. “Social Work Night” is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1. Participants will meet with professors and students to learn how this ...

Branching Out

WEST LIBERTY — West Liberty University held a ceremonial tree planting last week to mark the return of American Chestnut Trees to the hilltop. “It’s very exciting that we’re able to bring back a lost part of the region’s history and connect it to the future of the University and ...

Broccoflower Rated More Colorful ‘Cousin’

My family loves cauliflower, the “it” vegetable of the moment — if you believe in things like “it” vegetables. So, now what’s this about a broccoflower? It’s the “it” vegetable’s more colorful cousin. Either one gives a dish a bit of a wow factor — and who doesn’t ...

Gabriel Project Plans Annual ‘Stuff a Cruiser’ Event Set

WHEELING — The Ohio County Sheriff’s Office and Northern Programs Gabriel Project are teaming up again for a “Stuff a Cruiser” campaign to collect baby-related items for families served by the nonprofit organization. The fifth annual “Stuff a Cruiser” event will be held at The ...

How to Transform Broccoli Rabe And Sausage Into Casserole

In Italy, pasta with broccoli rabe and sausage is a popular dish. We transformed these classic flavors into an easy, yet elegant, casserole. Our flavor choices were traditional: sweet Italian sausage, red pepper flakes, lemon zest and a bit of anchovy for an umami backbone. A rich, creamy ...

Make Cheese Bread With Flour, Milk, Sour Cream

By AMERICA’S TEST KITCHEN We start our cheese bread with all-purpose flour and add whole milk and sour cream for a clean, creamy flavor and rich, moist texture. Just a few tablespoons of butter adds enough richness without greasiness, and using less fat makes the texture heartier and less ...

Dance-a-thon Benefits Fight Against Cancer

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — From 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Elaina Baker, 16, of St. Clairsville, an ambassador for iDance4aCURE, will hold a Dance-A-Thon at Turn It Out Studio, 3243 Belmont St., Bellaire. Any funds donated to this organization go directly to research to fight childhood cancer. ...

Special Activites

Documentary Screening West Virginia Northern Community College will present a screening of the documentary, “Recovery Boys,” at 6 p.m. Monday in the B&O Building auditorium, 1704 Market St., Wheeling. After the screening, a panel of experts will discuss substance abuse and prevention, ...

Bright Collectors Enjoy Vintage Candlesticks

Candlesticks are perfect collectibles 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 they are just the ...

Concert Features Director Finalist, Guest Violinist

WHEELING — The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra’s next concert of the 2018-19 season, Tchaikovsky’s “Pathetique,” will be conducted by music director finalist Timothy Hankewich and will feature guest artist Bella Hristova. The performance will be held at the Capitol Theatre, 1015 Main ...

Wheeling Symphony’s Woodwind Quintet Has Free Concert At Lunchtime

WHEELING — The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra will hold a WSO on the GO event featuring food trucks, a meet-and-greet with music director finalist candidate Timothy Hankewich and a performance from the orchestra’s woodwind quintet. The event is presented in coordination with The Health ...

Share Musical Talents in Community Made Serenade Program

WHEELING — The first two meetings have been scheduled for the new Community Made Serenade program. With start-up funding from Try This West Virginia and sponsorship from Christ United Methodist Church, the Community Made Serenade program gives amateur musicians of all ages opportunities ...

Niggemyer Marks 90th

Robert “Niggy” Niggemyer is celebrating his 90th birthday today. He was born Oct. 14, 1928 in Wheeling. He was one of six children of the late Bernard and Helen Niggemyer and Margaret Niggemyer. He is a 1947 graduate of Wheeling Central Catholic High School and a former head rugby coach ...

Hospital Therapy Dogs Spread Superbugs to Kids

NEW YORK — Therapy dogs can bring more than joy and comfort to hospitalized kids. They can also bring stubborn germs. Doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore were suspicious that the dogs might pose an infection risk to patients with weakened immune systems. So they conducted some ...

Heavy Metal in the Kitchen

Cast iron, once a common material for pots and pans, has tended in recent years to be used most visibly by either pro chefs or campers. Now it’s trending again in this fall’s kitchenware product previews. Options range from basic skillets to grill pans to pots both diminutive (for ...

Dense and Nutty Coffee Cake a Decadent Treat

This ultra-rich coffee cake is pure decadence, from its nutty topping and dramatic swirls of cinnamon sugar to its supremely moist, dense crumb. We cut softened butter into the dry ingredients for a tight, velvety crumb, and sour cream delivered distinct tang. Sprinkling a simple streusel ...