Out & About

Theo Yianni’s Restaurant Offers Best Authentic Greek and American Cuisine

WEIRTON — Theo Yianni’s Restaurant in Weirton continues to provide the best authentic Greek and American cuisine in a relaxing and fun family environment, according to Co-owners Yianni Bourbakis and Shawn Mihellis. In addition to their new Theo Salmon Salad and hot stuffed pepper ...

It’s All About Santa Claus Through Songs, Stories

MOUNDSVILLE — It’s a look at the life of the world’s most famous and elusive gift-giver. “The Story of Santa Claus” will be shared at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library. The very talented Tony Martirano — Tony M. Music to many fans — will be ...

Symphony on Ice: Annual Holiday Spectacular Is Thursday Night in Wheeling

WHEELING — Wheeling Symphony Orchestra will hold its annual holiday event, Symphony on Ice presented by Main Street Bank and Murray Energy Corp. and conducted by music director finalist and conductor, Roger Kalia. The performance will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at WesBanco Arena in Wheeling. ...

LJ’s Hoagie King in Wheeling Offers ‘Famous’ Hoagie Menu

WHEELING — A quaint little eatery located at the corner of 39th and Jacob streets in South Wheeling, called LJ’s Hoagie King, offers a big-time menu of their “famous” hoagies, plenty of side dishes off their “munchies” menu and a recently added breakfast menu. LJ’s Hoagie King ...

Wheeling Symphony Youth Orchestra Concert Set

WHEELING — Wheeling Symphony Youth Orchestra will hold its annual fall concert, featuring both the Sinfonietta and the Philharmonic orchestras. The performance will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at Vance Memorial Presbyterian Church in Wheeling. This concert is free and open to the public. The ...

‘David Hockney at the Royal Academy of Arts’ at Towngate

WHEELING — Widely considered Britain’s most popular artist, David Hockney is a global sensation with exhibitions in London, New York, Paris and beyond attracting millions of visitors worldwide. The documentary film in theExhibition on Screen series allows up-close access to this ...

Vince Villanova Big Band Ready to Ring in Holidays in New Cumberland

NEW CUMBERLAND — The legendary Vince Villanova Big Band, now under the musical direction of Lou Casini and showcasing some of the finest musicians representing Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia, will welcome the Holiday Season with a concert to take place at 7 p.m. Monday at the Oak Glen ...

Ohio Valley Civil War Roundtable in Wheeling Welcomes Judge Frank Fregiato

WHEELING — The Ohio Valley Civil War Roundtable’s monthly meeting will feature Belmont County Judge Frank Fregiato. His lecture will focus on the case of Union soldier Thomas Carr who was found guilty of murder and hanged in St. Clairsville in 1870. The lecture will be held at 6:30 p.m. on ...

Discussion On Human Rights Continues In Library Series

WHEELING — In order to explore what we collectively call “Human Rights,” the Ohio County Public Library, in partnership with the Wheeling Academy of Law and Science (WALS) Foundation, has invited a diverse array of scholars and dynamic speakers from a variety of fields to present ...

Despite Cold and Winds, Balloons Fly At Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

NEW YORK (AP) — Frigid temperatures and blustery winds were no match for holiday cheer as giant character balloons took to the skies, and performers on floats and marching bands made their way through New York City’s streets on Thursday for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. SpongeBob, ...

Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials head back to BluesDays on Sunday

WHEELING — In Chicago, a city overflowing with unrivaled blues talent, world-renowned Lil’ Ed & the Blues Imperials have been standing tall for almost 30 years. The band’s big sound, fueled by Lil’ Ed’s rollicking slide work and deep blues string bending, along with this ...

Park Players To Present ‘You Can’t Take It With You’

WHEELING — What do you get when you take a living room and add a printing press, xylophone, snake case, ballet studio, typewriter and firecrackers? You get an every-man-for-himself room, or the eccentric home and creative haven of Grandpa Vanderhof and his family. Lucky audience members will ...

Left of Centre (Market) Is a Funny Place To Be Saturday Night

WHEELING — Join the Left of Centre Improv Players for a night of improvisational comedy at 8 p.m. Saturday at Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre. Under the direction of Towngate Theatre director Tim Thompson, the troupe comprises veteran performers and talented newcomers. The show ...

Dark Star Orchestra confirms 8th annual Dark Star Jubilee

THORNVILLE, Ohio — This week, as Dark Star Orchestra (founded on Nov. 11, 1997 in Chicago) celebrates 21 years since the genesis of their continual musical community, the band announces the lineup for their eighth annual Dark Star Jubilee music festival. Held at Legend Valley Music Center in ...

Silver Chopsticks Offers Chinese Food Made From the Best Quality Ingredients

WHEELING — Established in 1998, Silver Chopsticks is committed to serving the best Chinese food in the Ohio Valley for a great value, according to Silver Chopsticks Owner Angela Truong. Silver Chopsticks offers a weekday lunch buffet with a large variety of food in an enjoyable and ...

OUE Stages ‘Prodigal Son’

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — “He was born with the gift of laughter and a sense that the world is mad.” That quote may sum up the essence of OUE Theatre’s upcoming production of John Patrick Shanley’s autobiographical play, “Prodigal Son.” The Theatre Department of Ohio University Eastern ...

Wheeling Symphony Quintet To Perform At Lunchtime

WHEELING — Wheeling Symphony Orchestra announces a WSO on the GO event, featuring a meet-and-greet with music director finalist candidate, Andres Franco, and a performance from the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra string quintet. The event will be held at noon Thursday at the Artworks area of ...

Jazz at the Stifel Slated for Saturday With Jenny Wilson Trio Performing

WHEELING — Wheeling Symphony Orchestra announces a WSO on the GO event, featuring a meet-and-greet with music director finalist candidate, Andres Franco, and a performance from the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra string quintet. The event will be held at noon Thursday at the Artworks area of ...

Crazy 8s Improv Troupe at Towngate Saturday

Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre welcomes back the The Crazy 8s for an evening of improvisational comedy at 8 p.m. Saturday. These young performers are brave, talented and oh, so funny! The show is fun for all ages. The Crazy 8s improv troupe is made up of high school and college-aged ...