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Chaucer’s Tales Still Lure Visitors to Canterbury

August 17, 2014 CANTERBURY, England — After nearly 1,000 years, murder in the cathedral is still luring visitors to Canterbury. more »»

Educator Describes ‘Beauty,’ ‘Beast’ of South Africa

August 17, 2014 Speaking at the Ohio County Public Library, educator Chad Felt described both “the beauty” of South Africa — its stunning landscapes and warm people — and “the beast” — the horrors of apartheid an... more »»

Ghostly Residents of Greenwood Cemetery Pay ‘Visit’ to Library

August 17, 2014 Rarely has a group been more eager for a night out than the residents of Greenwood Cemetery who “visited” the Ohio County Public Library in Wheeling for a historical program Tuesday, Aug. 12. more »»

Father Shares Life With ‘Unbreakable Boy’

August 11, 2014 Scott LeRette is like many parents, constantly second-guessing himself, feeling like he’s failing, blaming himself for his children’s poor behavior, illnesses and accident. more »»

Jungle Ruins, Sea Life Await in Tiny Country of Belize

August 10, 2014 SAN IGNACIO, Belize —î The same turquoise waters that lure tourists to Caribbean destinations slosh around Belize’s island chain. more »»

Something’s Brewing

August 10, 2014 Following the dinner rush Tuesday at River City Restaurant in Wheeling, a customer stood in front of the bar’s 24 taps, searching for the perfect beer to try. more »»

College Corner

August 10, 2014 Wheeling campus graduates at West Virginia Northern Community College included Andrew Phillips, Beallsville; Brittany Leigh Bobka, Courtney Ann Dyer, Touche’ Ole’ Ann Green, Tiffany Jackson, Rachel... more »»


August 10, 2014 Whipkey The 86th annual Whipkey reunion is being held today, Aug. 10, at Grand Vue Park, shelter 2, Moundsville. Participants are to bring a picnic lunch to be shared at 1 p.m. more »»

Special Activities

August 10, 2014 Clearview Club The Clearview Community Educational Outreach Service Club will meet at the home of Nancy Kish at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 1. more »»

Kirke’s to Host Celebrity Scoopers Day

August 10, 2014 The fourth annual Belmont County Celebrity Clergy Scoopers Day will take place at Kirke’s Homemade Ice Cream in St. Clairsville from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16. more »»

Wolfe Set to Speak To Civil War Roundtable

August 10, 2014 Noted Civil War authority Richard A. Wolfe of Bridgeport, W.Va., will speak to the Ohio Valley Civil War Roundtable this month on the topic, “A Sad Day for Wheeling — the Deaths of Col. more »»

Enneagram Workshop at St. Joseph

August 10, 2014 St. Joseph Retreat Center, 137 Mount St. Joseph Road, Wheeling, is holding an enneagram workshop beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, and continuing through Saturday, Aug. 16. more »»

Sligar Hits Century Mark

August 10, 2014 Lula M. Sligar of Wheeling will celebrate her 100th birthday Monday, Aug. 11. She was born in Wheeling to the late W.E. Sligar and Mae Swan Sligar. Lu Sligar resided in the family home at 11 N. more »»

Insulators Excite Special Breed of Glass Enthusiasts

August 10, 2014 Just what is an insulator and why is it collectible? I asked an avid collector this question and learned a lot. more »»

Rise of Presbyterian Church in Wheeling Examined

August 10, 2014 Friends of Wheeling president Jeanne Finstein offered another helping of “spiritual bread,” recounting the growth of Presbyterianism in the city, for Lunch With Books Tuesday, Aug. 5. more »»

B&O Railroad’s Tracks Led to Civil War’s Front Line

August 3, 2014 Modern-day Wheeling area residents have a nostaglic view of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad as a carrier of passengers and freight, but for citizens in the Civil War era, the rail line played a... more »»


August 3, 2014 Since returning home to the Ohio Valley, artist Bob Dombrowski of St. Clairsville has found his artistic vision renewed by the light and landscape of his native place. more »»

Mineral Point, Wisconsin: Figgyhobbin and the Arts

August 3, 2014 MINERAL POINT, Wis. — This tiny town is a charming place where old stone buildings hug the hills, and artists’ galleries, pottery studios and antique shops line the streets. more »»

Collectible and Cuddly

August 3, 2014 Young or old, male or female, just about everyone loves teddy bears. Most people recall having one when they were a kid. more »»

Collectible and Cuddly

August 3, 2014 Young or old, male or female, just about everyone loves teddy bears. Most people recall having one when they were a kid. more »»

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