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Tales Of The (Red) Tape

September 9, 2012 Articles have been written in our newspaper about the new requirements that went into effect this year for West Virginia driver’s licenses, but we continue to hear horror stories about the... more »»

Library, Institute Collaborate

September 2, 2012 Following a successful collaboration between the Ohio County Public Library’s Lunch With Books program and Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre for a pub reading of the play, “The Quiet Man,” this... more »»

Coretta ‘Well Treated’ At Oglebay

August 26, 2012 When Walter Rybeck returned to Wheeling last week to talk about economics and taxation, he also shared a story that illustrated discrimination and, ultimately, redemption in his hometown. more »»

Wheeling Actor Performs In NYC

August 19, 2012 Actor Brian Linden, who hails from Wheeling, performed in a new play, “Pride River Crossing,” at the All Out Arts Fresh Fruit Festival in New York City earlier this summe. more »»

Each Day Offers Another Chance to Start Fresh

August 17, 2012 Like many teachers, six of us took advantage of the summer months to participate in a conference last week. more »»

Playwright Finds Success In NYC

August 11, 2012 Congratulations are extended to Wheeling playwright Jeremy F. Richter whose new musical, “Wh@ If?” had a successful limited run Off-Off Broadway this summer. more »»

Maine Community Builds More Than Boats

August 10, 2012 As we do every summer, my family is spending some vacation time on the mid-coast of Maine in a tiny lobstering village. The coastline is stunning here. more »»

Library Celebrates ‘The Quiet Man’

August 5, 2012 To mark the 60th anniversary of the release of the 1952 film, “The Quiet Man,” two special events are planned at the Ohio County Public Library in Wheeling this month. more »»

Pittsburgh Bishop Sports Pirates Cap

July 22, 2012 The Rev. Dorsey W.M. McConnell, bishop-elect of the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh, clearly understands the sporting loyalties of his new diocese. more »»

Wellsburg Native Contributes To Publication

July 14, 2012 Morgantown resident Dr. Marguerite Bostonia, who is originally from Wellsburg, is a contributing author to the first scholarly publication about the music of Arvo Part, an Estonian classical composer. more »»

A ‘What Are We Going to Do Today?’ Summer

July 6, 2012 EDITOR’S NOTE: Elizabeth Hofreuter-Landini authored this column. Summer has arrived with her long, warm days full of infinite possibilities. more »»

Steel Band, Park Alumni Perform

July 1, 2012 Mountaineers can take pride in the fact that the West Virginia University Steel Band Drum Ensemble is performing daily at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. more »»

Bluegrass Band Is Recognized

June 16, 2012 The Wheeling Park High School bluegrass band has received some well-deserved recognition at one of its favorite performing venues. The band returned to the Gettysburg (Pa. more »»

Artist Chosen For Juried Exhibition

June 10, 2012 Artist Betsy Cox of Glen Dale has had a piece selected for the Three Rivers Juried Visual Art Exhibition in Pittsburgh this month. Her featured work is an abstract wall piece of ceramic and wood. more »»

New Arts Program Launches

June 3, 2012 An exciting new arts program is being launched in Wheeling through a partnership between the Ohio County Public Library, Oglebay Institute and Wheeling Jesuit University’s fine and performing arts... more »»

Local Artists On Display

May 27, 2012 Two Wheeling artists have been selected to participate in a current exhibition at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art in Greensburg, Pa. more »»

State Poet Laureate Named

May 20, 2012 Congratulations are offered to my good friend, Marc Harshman of Wheeling, who has received the prestigious honor of being named as West Virginia’s Poet Laureate Go. more »»

There’s Music In the Air

May 12, 2012 Music is definitely in the air in the Upper Ohio Valley! As the school year nears its conclusion, it’s time for spring concerts, both at the secondary and collegiate levels. more »»

Providing a Good Environment for Kids to Grow

May 7, 2012 Every once in a while you read something that resonates with you, and you carry it around — pulling it out when you need it, but always having it tucked away in your mind. more »»

Swann Moves On to The Homestead

May 6, 2012 Wheeling area residents who attended conventions or vacationed at The Greenbrier were accustomed to being greeted by Wheeling native Lynn Rine Swann, longtime director of public relations at the... more »»

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