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Going Gaga Again

February 13, 2011 Area fans have another opportunity to go “gaga” over Lady Gaga! The innovative entertainer is returning by popular demand to perform at the CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh at 8 p.m. Saturday, Fe. more »»

Author’s Visit a Coup For Duffy

February 6, 2011 An author, whose critically-acclaimed new novel is set near Wheeling, is coming to the city for a special edition of the Lunch With Books series at the Ohio County Public Library. more »»

Young Children Want to Engage in Science Lessons

February 2, 2011 Last week one of the kindergarten students asked, “Are snowflakes alive?” At first glimpse it is a simple question asked of a teacher. Now take a second to answer it in your own mind. more »»

First Lady Recalled

January 30, 2011 Many friends in Bethany and Wheeling and around the country were saddened to learn of the death of Suzi Cummins, former first lady of Bethany College. more »»

Seniors Chosen for 2011 Cotillion

January 30, 2011 Twenty area high school seniors are participating in the 2011 Cotillion as part of the 30th annual Viennese Winter Ball festivities in Wheelin. more »»

History Finds A Home

January 23, 2011 Two more historic pieces of furniture that once belonged to one of the “founding fathers” of West Virginia have been acquired for the State Museum collections. more »»

Wheeling Native Featured In Magazine

January 16, 2011 Through the Grapevine, we have learned that a Wheeling native is featured in the January issue of Runner’s World magazin. more »»

Professor’s Book Arrives Days Early

January 9, 2011 An area English professor received a nice holiday present on Christmas Eve. John Whitehead of Wheeling was surprised when the author copies of his new book were delivered — ahead of time — on Dec. more »»

Resolve to Make the Most of Opportunities

January 7, 2011 As we turn the calendar to 2011, we find ourselves thinking about resolutions for the New Year. While there are many topics we could consider, we have dwindled our list down to three items. more »»

New Year Starts With Mixed Emotions

January 2, 2011 The New Year is off to a tremulous start — the prospect of better days and the importance of maintaining hope remain strong influences on our lives, but the past few weeks have been ones of sharply... more »»

Wrapping Up the Holidays

December 25, 2010 Happy holidays, readers! By now, area residents should know which new clothes fit, which toys require batteries (and which ones are broken already) and have learned how to assemble said toys and how... more »»

Kudos To Two Heritage Champions

December 19, 2010 Congratulations are in order for two of the dedicated staff members of the Wheeling National Heritage Area Corp. more »»

Bill Stewart Deserved Far Better

December 19, 2010 “Winning isn’t everything — it’s the only thing” has been attributed to the late Green Bay Packers Coach Vince Lombardi, among others. more »»

Hundreds Being Helped for Holidays

December 19, 2010 It has been gratifying to hear from agencies providing food and toys for needy families, and cities that hold parties for youngsters, that businesses and individuals have again this year been very... more »»

Santa Ready to Travel; Many Children Want High-Tech Gifts

December 19, 2010 That jolly old gent who ho-ho-hos his way around the world every year is packing a lot of high-tech gifts as well as the traditional ones like baby dolls and trucks into a big sack in preparation... more »»

Educator’s Passing Marks Era’s End

December 12, 2010 An enlightened era in academia ended Thursday, Dec. 9, with the passing of John R. Taylor, professor emeritus of English at Bethany College. Dr. more »»

What Does Your Child Want? Your Attention

December 8, 2010 The holiday season is upon us. Children are making their lists. As adults, we are making our lists too — to-do lists, that i. more »»

Local Talent Graces National TV

December 5, 2010 It was a good time for seeing Ohio Valley talent in the spotlight last week with back-to-back appearances on national television by Wheeling native and actor John Corbett and Glen Dale native and... more »»

Local Author Receives Recognition

November 27, 2010 Over the Thanksgiving holiday, two Ohio County educators had extra-special reasons to be thankful: for hearing a host of inspiring stories, for an outpouring of goodwill from their colleagues and fo... more »»

National Book Award Winner Set Near Wheeling Mentions

November 21, 2010 A new novel — set at an imaginary horse racing track south of Wheeling — has captured the prestigious National Book Award. At a ceremony in New York City Wednesday, Nov. more »»

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