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Take Me Out to The Library ...

April 24, 2011 An upcoming celebration at the Ohio County Public Library of the 40th anniversary of the Pittsburgh Pirates’ 1971 World Series championship has a special Wheeling connection. more »»

Too Much ‘Screen Time’ Has Negative Effect

April 22, 2011 When Linda’s children were young (they are in their 20s now), they did not watch much television. more »»

Buckles Honored Across Seas

April 17, 2011 Even though certain U.S. more »»

Novelist Has High Praise For Local Library

April 9, 2011 Novelist Jaimy Gordon, author of “Lord of Misrule,” a prize-winning work of fiction set near Wheeling, had high praise for the Ohio County Public Library, where she visited and spoke Monday, March 21. more »»

Wheeling Woman Named Music Educator Of the Year

April 3, 2011 Congratulations are in order for Wheeling resident Gladys Mitch, who has been selected as the West Virginia Vocal Association’s music educator of the year. more »»

Professors Publish Books

March 27, 2011 Academia and the writing life continue to be paired, as evidenced by the careers of two guest speakers — author and university teacher Jaimy Gordon and poet and professor Sam Hazo — who visited... more »»

Exciting Lunch With Books on Tap

March 20, 2011 Excitement is growing in local literary circles in anticipation of award-winning author Jaimy Gordon’s visit to a special edition of the Ohio County Library’s Lunch With Books series at noon Monday,... more »»

Why Are '21st-Century' Skills Important?

March 14, 2011 There has been a lot of talk about 21st-century skills in education. While it is a term that educators exchange somewhat easily, it is not fully understood by everyone else. more »»

Concert Series Set

March 13, 2011 Plans have been announced for the next installments in the new Stained Glass Concert Series at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in downtown Wheeling. Dr. more »»

Book Set Along Ohio River Up For Award

March 6, 2011 Author Jaimy Gordon, whose current novel, “Lord of Misrule,” is set at a fictional racetrack along the Ohio River south of Wheeling, has been nominated for another prestigious award. more »»

Service learning provides perspective

March 1, 2011 After problems with passports, an ice storm and a canceled flight, we began to wonder if our trip to Merida, Mexico, at the beginning of February, was perhaps not meant to be. more »»

Attorney Honored As History Hero

February 27, 2011 Congratulations are extended to Michael Edward Nogay of Hancock County who also was honored as a West Virginia History Hero during the West Virginia History Day observance at the Capitol in... more »»

History Heroes To Be Cited Thursday

February 20, 2011 Eight Northern Panhandle residents are among the 44 people to be honored as West Virginia History Heroes at the state Culture Center in Charleston Thursday, Feb. 2. more »»

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 »»

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