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How to Help Animal Shelters During Coronavirus Outbreak

WHEELING — Three local animal shelters have varied responses to how they are handling animal adoptions in response to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. While animal shelter facilities in Ohio, Marshall and Belmont counties are all currently closed to the general public, the shelters in ...

Support Small Businesses During the Coronavirus Outbreak

WHEELING — Even during the coronavirus outbreak that has many people staying at home to avoid spreading the disease, there are many ways to support local businesses. Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce President Erikka Storch said that one way for locals to support their small business ...

Many Restaurants Still Open For Take-Out During Outbreak

WHEELING — Local eat-in restaurants are adjusting to the ins and outs of being take-out only businesses. Public dining areas in both Ohio and West Virginia have been ordered close by respective state officials amid coronavirus scares, but still they are trying to make a go of it by offering ...

How to Help CFOV’s Emergency Impact Fund

WHEELING — In response to the mounting challenges created by COVID-19 coronavirus, the Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley has created an Emergency Impact Fund to provide operating grants to organizations in the foundation’s eight-county service area working to maintain services with ...

Be Local with St. Patty’s Celebrations

BELLAIRE — Those looking to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day have a few local options this holiday. In Bellaire, Flanagan’s Sports Cafe, 3163 Belmont St., is scheduled to celebrate not only the traditional Irish holiday, but also the cafe’s 20th anniversary, according to information posted ...

Be Local Discount Card Offers Deals to Customers

The new Be Local discount card is now available and offering shoppers exclusive deals in the Ohio Valley and beyond. The cards, which can be purchased for $20 at several locations in the valley, encourage people to shop locally by offering rotating discounts throughout 2020 at participating ...