Features

Farmer, Author Sows Seeds of Recovery

Since the age of 5, West Virginia native Tammy L. Jordan dreamed of owning a farm. Today, she owns just such a property, but it's far from an "ordinary" farm.Not only does the Fruits of Labor farm produce crops, but also it is a place to grow skills, sow new paths and rebuild lives.Jordan, ...

Special Activities

Ormet RetireesThe Ormet Retirees Club will meet at Hannibal Grade School at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9. Doughnuts and coffee will be served.All workers who retired from Ormet may join the club. For more information, call Larry Highly, president, at 304-997-6149.Newcomers ClubThe Wheeling Newcomers ...

Hip-hop Gets Its Day

Hip-hop music and culture will take the spotlight on Saturday, Feb. 20, at the McLure Hotel during the first Ohio Valley Hip-Hop Awards.Show of Hands: Downtown Wheeling, Hot Rod Tattooing & Body Piercing and The Movement are sponsoring the awards show that supports local artists in ...

Taste of Linsly Has Mardi Gras Theme

The vibrant sites, sounds and tastes of New Orleans will come alive at the fifth annual Taste of Linsly at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. in Banes Hall on Linsly's campus, sponsored by Dlesk Kitchens and Flooring.Offering delicious food and wine from a variety of local restaurants and caterers, as ...

Crittenton Residents Find Solace in Art

Many of the young girls served in Crittenton Services' residential program in Wheeling are victims of severe abuse, neglect and trauma, and some of them have found art to be therapeutic.A small exhibition featuring six Crittenton clients' artwork opened at Artworks Around Town in Centre Market ...

Current Trends in Community Health Conference Set

The second Ohio Valley Health Education Council's Current Trends in Community Health Conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, March 11, at the Mountainside Conference Center in Bethany.Workshop topics include "Self-Care for Helpers 101: Feed and Be Fed" and "Understanding, ...

Local History Winter Lecture Series Continues at Library

In a joint effort to promote awareness of Ohio Valley history, the Bellaire Public Library and the Great Stone Viaduct Historical Education Society are teaming up again to sponsor the Local History Winter Lecture Series.This well-attended lecture series is now in its fourth year. Lectures are ...

Victorian Candy Boxes Make a Sweet Hobby

With Valentine's Day fast approaching, it's a perfect time to enjoy another elegant antique from the Victorian age, decorative candy boxes.The Victorians were crazy about flowers, frills and social duties. What better time to express your fondness for family, friends or that special sweetheart ...

College Corner

Bret Nadolski, a student in the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences at West Virginia University, has been named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2015 semester. The son of Chester and Charlotte Nadolski of Moundsville, he is a senior sport management major, minoring in business ...

Labishak to Perform

The Thursday Music Club will meet at St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1409 Chapline St., Wheeling, at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 4.President Joan Campbell will conduct the business meeting. Members Garnell Butler and Anita Chops will greet members and guests. The table appointments will be ...

Murphy to Entertain The Woman’s Club

The Woman's Club of Wheeling will meet Friday, Feb. 5, at Monument Place, Kruger Street, Wheeling.A board meeting will be held at 10:45 a.m. A la carte lunch will be offered from 11 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. A general business meeting will begin at 1 p.m. Eileen Simon, club president, will ...

Special Activities

Disabilities CouncilThe National Organization on Disabilities Community Action Council will meet on the second floor of the Fort Henry Building, 1324 Chapline St., Wheeling, at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 1. Anyone with disability-related issues may attend the meeting.For more information, call ...

February Calendar

Feb. 1-29 - Oglebay Institute's Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.Feb. 1-29 - Wheeling Civic Garden Center, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.Feb. 1-March 31 - Oglebay Institute's Mansion Museum, Oglebay Park, 10 ...

Succulents:

Succulents are showing up everywhere in the world of weddings, from bouquets and boutonnieres to centerpieces and even take-home favors.They're dainty yet hardy, and come in a surprising array of colors and textures. Best of all, they're eco-friendly and can be replanted at home after your ...

Local Florists Talk Wedding Trends

Social media sites can be a blessing or a curse for local florists.On the one hand, sites such as Pinterest help to pinpoint a bride-to-be's preferences, said Jennifer Lendon of Lendon Floral and Garden Center, formerly Ponzani's, in St. Clairsville. The ideas they bring in give her a good ...

Antiques Add Character, Quality to a Room

It's that time of year when those with a yen for decorating see lots of opportunity because they are cooped up inside. January inspires us to paint a room, wallpaper a hallway or simply move the furniture.I noticed a clever idea when flipping through the pages of the February House Beautiful ...

Artworks Features Anderson, Hanse

Sharon Hanse and Lynn Anderson are the featured artists of the February show opening in the Studio Gallery at Artworks Around Town in Wheeling on Friday, Feb. 5.The public is invited, and a buffet of refreshments is part of the opening from 5:30-8 p.m. The featured artists will be present as ...

Art Faculty Exhibition Titled ‘Almost Level, West Virginia’

The annual Art Faculty Exhibition is underway at West Liberty University's Nutting Gallery, featuring the work of faculty members Sarah Davis, Brian Fencl, James Haizlett, Martyna Matusiak, Moon Jung Kang, Nancy Tirone, Lambros Tsuhlares, and Robert Villamagna."Each year, the Art Faculty ...