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Civil War Flags Topic Of New Film

June 16, 2013 Just in time for the statehood sesquicentennial celebration, the West Virginia Independence Hall Foundation has released a new documentary film concerning the state’s Civil War battle flag collectio... more »»

Takes Patient Optimism to Believe in the Power of ‘Yet’

June 14, 2013 My wise friend Bill Hogan recently shared a line from “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”: “Everything will be all right in the end ... if it’s not all right, then it’s not yet the end. more »»

Two Reasons to Watch Tony Awards

June 9, 2013 Area theater buffs who are fans of Broadway musicals have two special reasons to watch the live broadcast of the Tony Awards tonight. more »»

Make Effort to Cut Summer Learning Losses

June 7, 2013 Great disparities in achievement among children often have more to do with socio-economic level than intelligenc. more »»

Fire Ends Couple’s Cruise

June 2, 2013 Neither a hurricane nor a ship fire can stop David and Alice Javersak of Wheeling from attempting, for a third time, to take a cruise. more »»

Anonymous Donor Helps Cemetery

May 26, 2013 On Memorial Day weekend, many people are visiting cemeteries and remembering those who have died. Area residents also now have a special opportunity to help one of the region’s oldest burial ground. more »»

Picker Wins Top Prize

May 19, 2013 Bluegrass musician Steven Moore, 21, of Bethesda has “picked” his way to another banjo-playing prize. more »»

New Diagnostic Manual Drops Asperger Label

May 17, 2013 On May 18-22 , the American Psychological Association, known as the APA, will convene its annual meeting. more »»

English Historian Visits City

May 12, 2013 When Sir Neil Cossons, former chairman of English Heritage, spoke at West Virginia Independence Hall in Wheeling Thursday evening, May 9, it marked his second visit to the former U.S. custom house. more »»

Negativity: A Toxic Thought Process

May 10, 2013 Have you ever wondered how children, teens and adults become so negative about everything? Have you ever thought of yourself as being a negative person? Have you ever thought why some children and... more »»

Exciting 150th Plans Unveiled

May 5, 2013 Wheeling’s celebration of West Virginia’s 150th anniversary will begin in earnest in early June and will culminate with a jam-packed schedule of events the week of June 17-22. more »»

Preservation Month Events Set

April 28, 2013 The list of events in Wheeling to mark May as National Historic Preservation Month keeps growing. more »»

Innocence, Zeal of Young Children Contagious

April 22, 2013 With the regularity of clockwork, my week begins with one kindergarten boy welcoming me with a wide smile and open arms. more »»

WVNCC Brightens Downtown

April 21, 2013 There is an old-time hymn that urges people to “brighten the corner where you ar. more »»

Calling All History Buffs

April 14, 2013 If you are a history buff (and many of our readers are), this month and the following two months are going to provide a bounty of historical riches, with events to mark National Historic Preservatio... more »»

Moore Even More Famous

April 7, 2013 Congratulations are extended to musician Steven Moore of Bethesda for winning the banjo contest at the 16th annual RenoFest bluegrass festival in Hartsville, S.C. more »»

Klempa ‘Man Of The Hour’

March 30, 2013 A “New York, New York!” atmosphere prevailed last weekend when West Virginia Northern Community College honored Ohio County Commissioner Orphy Klempa of Wheeling as an outstanding community ... more »»

Ohio Valley Natives In The World Of Entertainment

March 24, 2013 Ohio Valley natives are filling important roles in the world of entertainment. more »»

Local Actor Rubs Elbows At Oscars

March 17, 2013 Former Wheeling resident Court Micker, who is now pursuing an acting and writing career in Los Angeles, got the chance to rub tuxedo-ed elbows with Hollywood’s elite at the Academy Awards ceremony... more »»

Inside A Composer’s World

March 10, 2013 As part of a residency week with the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra, celebrated American composer Jennifer Higdon offered music buffs an inside look into her busy, creative world. more »»

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