History Heroes Hail From Ohio Valley
Nearly a quarter of the 2013 West Virginia History Heroes inductees hail from the Northern Panhandle.
The 11 local inductees, honored last week during a ceremony in Charleston, join 37 others from around the state in this year’s class. The local inductees are:
- Douglas W. Breiding, nominated by the Wheeling Area Genealogical Society
- Linda S. Comins, nominated by the Friends of Wheeling
- Mary and Philip Greathouse, nominated by the Brooke County Historical Museum and Culture Center
- Nicki Melissinos, nominated by the Marshall County Historical Society
- Shirley Neff, nominated by the Tyler County Museum
- John George Pandelios, nominated by the Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center
- Kathie Reed of Alma and Frances Weekley of Friendly, nominated by the Ohio Valley Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
- Joanne Sullivan, nominated by the Wheeling National Heritage Area Corp.
- Jamie Vosvick, nominated by the Cockayne Historic Preservation Committee, Cockayne Farmstead