Features

Symphony’s Season Finale Features Pianist

Norman Krieger, one of the most acclaimed pianists of his generation, brings the expressive drama and lyricism of Rachmaninov's show-stopping Piano Concerto No. 3 to the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra's Masterworks IV concert set for 8 p.m., Friday, May 15, under the baton of Maestro Andre ...

Finding Their Way

For Joe Young of St. Clairsville, 41, it was the pressure of his wife's long-term, life-threatening illness. For Joelle Connors of Wheeling, 36, it was facing a divorce. For Wendy Tronka of Lansing, 47, it was becoming a parent after being abandoned by her own mother as a child.All three sought ...

Everyone Enjoys a Pretty Purse

What woman doesn't like a new purse? Or even an old one, in this case.Antique and vintage purses offer a fascinating study in elegance and design. Beaded, cut steel, celluloid and needlework bags are just a few of the categories in yesteryear's market.Antique purses are often grouped by ...

Greenlee To Receive 2015 OUE Furbee Award Honor

The Eastern Ohio Alumni Chapter of Ohio University has chosen Dr. Richard W. Greenlee as the 2015 Austin C. Furbee Award honoree, in recognition of his dedication and contribution to Ohio University and the community. An award dinner will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 14 at Belmont Hills ...

Special Activities

District MeetingDistrict 1 of the Frathernal Order of Eagles will meet at the Moundsville Eagles aerie home today, May 3.President Jan Murphy will preside at the auxiliary's business meeting at 1:30 p.m. Officers will be elected.The aerie will meet at 3 p.m. Dinner will be served after the ...

Third Annual Grand Vue Storytelling Festival Is Set

Eight storytellers will appear at Grand Vue Park in Moundsville for the third annual Grand Vue Storytelling Festival from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, May 8.Six of the storytellers slated to perform are members of the West Virginia Storytelling Guild; two share tales related to historical ...

Home-Schooling Workshop Aims to Provide Answers

A day-long home-schooling workshop will take place Saturday, May 9 at East Richland Evangelical Friends Church in St. Clairsville, featuring a panel discussion with home-school parents and graduates, and a variety of workshops led by local home-school experts focusing on everything from methods ...

Addicted to Drugs at Birth

Representatives from Wheeling Hospital, area child protective agencies and drug prevention groups are teaming up to identify and help infants affected by Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and to encourage prospective parents to reduce the risk of their children's exposure to drugs."Neonatal ...

may calendar

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

Authors Set to Gather at Weir Public Library

Twenty-five authors of fiction, nonfiction and poetry from the tri-state area are scheduled to appear at the first Author Event at Weirton's Mary H. Weir Public Library from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 2.Pat Barnett, assistant library director, and Barb Canterbury, children's program ...

Special Activities

Ohio County CouncilThe Ohio County Community Educational Outreach Service Council will meet at the Valley Grove community building at 10 a.m. Monday, April 27. Nancy Kish, county president, will convene the business meeting.Club representatives who are unable to attend are directed to send ...

Reunions

Wheeling Class of '50The reunion committee of Wheeling High School Class of 1950 will meet at Wheeling Park at 1 p. m. Tuesday, April 28, to discuss plans for the upcoming 65-year reunion. All classmates may attend.Wheeling Classesof '50-'55A combined Wheeling High School reunion for the ...

Local Nurse Cures Off the Clock

When asked to describe her work responsibilities, Crystal Bauer will explain her daily routine as something everyone would expect, meeting her requirements. But to friends and co-workers, she's changing countless lives in the greater Wheeling area through expert medical care and humanitarian ...

Peterson Invites Wheeling To ‘Remember When’

While Bill Hogan's sketches will be used to help breathe new life into one old Wheeling landmark, an exhibit of Robert Peterson's paintings depicts many Wheeling buildings, both old and new.The Wheeling Artisan Center will host an exhibition of paintings by Peterson titled, "Remember When," ...

Sako Expands Horizons With Pastels

Ohio Valley residents familiar with local artist Bob Sako will discover a whole new body of work in a medium he previously used infrequently."Freehand, A Journey in Color and Dust," an exhibit of pastels, will be on display at Artworks Around Town in the Upper Market House of Centre Market in ...

Faces of Preservation

Sketching brings people together, said Bill Hogan of Wheeling, who has been carrying a notebook and pen in his pocket for decades in order to preserve spontaneous moments in time.Because it is a simpler artistic medium, sketching makes people feel comfortable commenting while he's working on ...

OCPL Is an Open Book for Its Own Library Week

The Ohio County Public Library in Wheeling has designated its own week, continuing through Friday, May 1, to celebrate and highlight the many free services and programs that it provides to the community."We hope to increase public awareness of all the great things available for free at ...

‘A Perfect Comedy’

Oglebay Institute's Towngate Theatre closes its 2014-15 season of community theater with "Arsenic and Old Lace," a comedy about two old ladies who poison lonely old men to send them to a better place in what they consider a final act of charity. It will be staged Friday through Sunday, May 1-3, ...