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‘Duel With the Devil’ To Be Reviewed at Friday’s Woman’s Club

The Woman's Club of Wheeling will meet at Monument Place, Kruger Street, Wheeling, on Friday, March 27.The final book review of the club year will be given by Sally Wells Ezell at 11 a.m. Ezell will review "Duel With the Devil" by Paul Collins.The book tells the true story of how Alexander ...

Speaker Lanigan Explores Great Hunger of 1845-50

Three main factors - weather, reliance on potatoes and disease (human and plant) - contributed to the Irish Potato Famine, spoken-word artist Chuck Lanigan of Pittsburgh contends.Lanigan appeared at Lunch With Books at the Ohio County Public Library in Wheeling Tuesday, March 17, to talk about ...

Wind-up Toys Keep Collectors Entertained

Antiques provide a perfect antidote to boredom and offer an enjoyable hobby for any age. Categories to explore are plentiful and include everything from tiny treasures to huge furniture, so there's something to fit every home and budget.Toys are always popular with collectors and represent a ...

‘Sanctuary’ Presented By WLU Music Department

West Liberty University's Department of Music and Theater will present a program titled "Sanctuary" at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Wheeling, at 3 p.m. today, March 22.The concert is free and open to the public. A free-will offering will be collected and donated to further the work of ...

Worth the Wait

Christina Greer's new book, "Two-Week Wait," could have been titled "Twenty-Year Wait."The self-published 290-page book compiled of blog posts from 2010-11 chronicles the Marshall County native's struggle to achieve a viable pregnancy and healthy childbirth. The title refers to the two weeks ...

Removing the Stigma of the Self-Published Book

In academia, "people consider self-publishing career suicide," said Wheeling author Christina Greer. She would know, as an associate professor of English at California University of Pennsylvania and a published author of academic papers, creative writing pieces and 34 non-fiction current-event ...

Children’s Used Clothing Sale Benefits Families

Two local sisters have spearheaded two fundraisers a year to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network as a way to give back after one of them gave birth 16 weeks early to a micro-preemie who survived.Moms Erin Bachman and Kara Stidd of Bethlehem created the Moms Helping Moms Children's ...

Children’s Used Clothing Sale Benefits Families

Two local sisters have spearheaded two fundraisers a year to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network as a way to give back after one of them gave birth 16 weeks early to a micro-preemie who survived.Moms Erin Bachman and Kara Stidd of Bethlehem created the Moms Helping Moms Children's ...

‘Ask This Old House’ Crew Works on Wheeling Window

All of America can have a peek at a Wheeling family's window soon, but that's a good thing, as they seek and receive an answer to a pesky home maintenance problem.When producers of the PBS television series, "Ask This Old House," announced plans to visit Wheeling last fall and sought problems ...

World’s Cultures To Be Celebrated at WJU Fest

Area residents can get a taste, listen to music and experience difference cultures of the world at the 2015 Culture Fest at Wheeling Jesuit University's Alma Grace McDonough Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 21.The event, sponsored by WJU's International Student Club, is free and ...

French Dinner to Welcome Spring

Each year for the past nine years, area residents have welcomed spring by celebrating both the French roots as Sisters of St. Joseph and the Holloway family home where St. Joseph Retreat Center is located in Wheeling."According to our information, Margaret Holloway loved to entertain in her ...

Special Activities

Eastern StarMiriam Chapter 1, Order of the Eastern Star, will meet at Monument Place, Kruger Street, Wheeling at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday , March 17. Mary Frohme, worthy matron, and Glen Baker Jr., worthy patron, will preside.St. Patrick's Day will be celebrated. Wheeling Assembly 13, of the ...

Reunions

Triadelphia Class of '47Triadelphia High School Class of 1947 will meet at TJ's Sports Garden Restaurant, 808 National Road, Wheeling, for lunch Tuesday, March 17.St. Clairsville AlumniThe St. Clairsville Alumni Association picnic will be held at at J.B. Martin Recreation Center in St. ...

InstaMeet to Attract Photographers

By BETSY BETHELAssociate Life EditorAs many as 100 professional and amateur photographers are expected to descend on Heritage Port at 10 a.m. next Sunday to put Wheeling on the Instagram map during the social network's World Wide InstaMeet."InstaMeets happen all the time and at different times ...

Lanigan to Speak On Potato Famine

Pittsburgh presenter and spoken-word artist Chuck Lanigan will offer a program, "The Irish Potato Famine in History and Memory," at Lunch With Books at the Ohio County Public Library in Wheeling on St. Patrick's Day.The program at noon Tuesday, March 17, is free and open to the public. Lanigan ...

Maple Sugaring Day on Tap

Something sweet is happening in Oglebay! Naturalists at Oglebay Institute's Schrader Environmental Education Center have been working hard to prepare for the upcoming harvest of maple syrup, which the public can enjoy during OI's annual Maple Sugaring Day.Maple Sugaring Day takes place from 9 ...

Something for Everyone at WJU’s Gaudiosa

Something for everyone's musical taste will be offered at Gaudiosa 2015, Wheeling Jesuit University's annual gala to support student scholarships.Organizers of Gaudiosa 2015 have planned an evening of uptempo music and fun for all who attend this year's gala set for Saturday, March 28. Alumni ...

Montani Semper Liberi — Music And Art Is Saturday at Oak Glen

The inaugural Montani Semper Liberi - Music and Art, a festival to take place at Oak Glen High School in New Cumberland, on Saturday, March 21, will be composed of two separate public events.A large fair, free and open to the public, will be held in the commons area of the facility, beginning ...

Titanic Provides Fascination To Fans of History, Antiques

Wheeling is lucky to have many educational opportunities for fans of history and antiques. One of these is the Community University that meets at West Liberty University's Highlands Center.These learning opportunities offer interested "students" a chance to enjoy presentations from speakers in ...