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Towngate Theatre Opens 51st Season With the Pulitzer Prize-Winning Drama

WHEELING — Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre opens its 51st season of community theater with Paul Zindel’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds.” A story of perseverance and hope, it has been hailed as one of the most significant and ...

Grave Creek Mound Complex Offers Activities, New Exhibits in September

MOUNDSVILLE — Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex begins the fall season with a variety of activities and events. These include the biannual Fossil Day, the Second Saturday film, continuation of the 2019 Lecture and Film Series, and friendship bracelets at the Discovery Table. All ...

Wheeling NAACP to Honor Three For Their Service to the Community

WHEELING — Three Ohio Valley residents will be honored by the Wheeling NAACP at the seventh annual Freedom Fund Banquet at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 at the Wheeling YWCA, 1100 Chapline St. The honorees will include the Rev. Willie Nevels and his wife Loma Nevels, who will receive the sixth ...

Special Activities

Spaghetti Dinner Our Lady of Lebanon Church’s parish council will hold a spaghetti dinner and baked goods sale in Cedar Hall, 2216 Eoff St., Wheeling, from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today. Tickets will be sold at the door. Lunch With Books Author Craig Paulenich will appear at Lunch With ...

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Parade And Football Game Attract Notice

When West Virginia University officials visited Wheeling Tuesday to outline plans for health care in the area, they also shared random thoughts of parades and football. Speaking at Wheeling Hospital, WVU President E. Gordon Gee noted that he and the Pride of West Virginia marching band had ...

Music, Nature Dazzle

The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra and its guest artists gave a dazzling show for Music Under the Stars, despite having to tangle with the real-life pyrotechnics of Mother Nature last weekend. A large crowd filled Oglebay Park’s Anne Kuchinka Amphitheater for the free concert last Sunday ...

Finding Help When You Are Feeling Hopeless

Suicide is an uncomfortable subject and one we do not talk about frequently. According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. It is the second leading cause of death for individuals ages 10-34. September is Suicide ...

Rejoicing Accompanies Brennan

“It’s a new day.” “He’s a breath of fresh air.” “He’s ‘the real deal.’” Those were just some of the joyous and heartfelt sentiments expressed by laity and clergy Thursday as they welcomed the Most Rev. Mark E. Brennan as the ninth bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese ...

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Thomas, Terlesky

Emily Elizabeth Thomas and Michael Bernard Terlesky II of Steubenville announce their engagement. Thomas is the daughter of Lee and Cindy F. Thomas of Jackson Township, Pennsylvania. Terlesky is the son of Mary Lou and Michael Terlesky, also of Jackson Township Thomas is a 2008 graduate ...

Wade-Georgetti

Shelby Wade of Colliers and Shane Georgetti of Wellsburg have announced their engagement and approaching marriage. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Wade of Colliers. She is a 2013 graduate of Brooke High School and graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of science in ...

Welch-Tieke

Alisandra Welch of Weirton and Zachary Tieke of Hinsdale, Il. have announced their engagement and approaching marriage. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Janeen Rateau Welch of Weirton and Thomas and Betty Jo Welch of Weirton. She is a 2014 graduate of Madonna High School and earned a ...

Oliver-Denham

Michael and Linda Oliver of Wheeling announce the engagement of their daughter, Melinda Oliver, to Ryan Denham, son of Harry and Elaine Denham of St. Clairsville. The bride has a degree in business management and office administration. She is employed at Ohio County Schools. The groom has a ...

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Clark-Hevener

Jaclyn Danielle Clark and Daniel Ezra Hevener were united in marriage in an outdoor, double-ring ceremony on Aug. 3, 2019, at Forks of Cheat Winery.The ceremony was officiated by Pastor Steve Teter. The bride is the daughter of Ron and Brenda Clark of Friendly. She is the granddaughter of ...

Lash-Fuscardo

Michael Lash of Richmond, Ohio and Allisha Rhea Fuscardo were united in marriage on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019 in an outdoor ceremony at the St. Clairsville Rec Center Amphitheater with Angelo Ciccolella officiating at the ceremony. A reception was held at Undo’s in St. Clairsville immediately ...

Brown-Latos

Kristine Nicole Brown and Jamie Christopher Latos were united in marriage on May 11 at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Wheeling, with the Rev. Paul Mundumoozhikkaranirappel officiating. Kristine is the daughter Tim Brown of Duncansville, Pennsylvania and Mary Brown of Andover, Kansas. Jamie ...

Currin, Dawson

Amanda Nicole Dawson and Sean David Currin were united in marriage Saturday, May 4, 2019, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Annapolis, Maryland, with the Rev. Luyen Dau officiating the nuptial Mass. Parents of the bride are Charles and Patricia Dawson of St. Clairsville. Parents of the ...

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Hardings Celebrate 50th

On Sept. 13, 1969, Irvin Harding and Alta Hoover were united in marriage at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Bridgeport, Ohio. Irvin is the son of the late Sherwood and Ann Harding of Bridgeport. Irvin is employed with Warren Distribution in Glen Dale. Alta is the daughter of the late Kenneth ...

Klosses Mark 45 Years

Jim and Anna Marie Kloss of Wheeling celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on Sept. 14. They were united in marriage on Sept. 14, 1974, at St. Jude Church in Glen Dale by the late Father James Myles. Anna Marie Kloss is the former Anna Marie Kuca. She was the daughter of the late Frank ...

Siebiedas Celebrate 65th

Marion R. and Mary Ann Wildern Siebieda celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Sept. 4. They were united in marriage on Sept. 4, 1954, at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church with the Rev. Joseph Bell officiating. Marion is retired from Bloch Brothers/Swisher and Mary Ann was a ...

Dierkes’ Reach Golden

Robert “Bob” and Nancy Dierkes of Mt. Olivet celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 6. They were united in marriage on Sept. 6. 1969, at St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Church. Wheeling, with the late Rev. James Myles officiating. Nancy is the daughter of the late Charles ...

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18th Annual Heritage Port Sternwheel Festival Hits Wheeling This Weekend

The three-day annual Heritage Port Sternwheel Festival offers something for the entire family, according to Festival Chairwoman Diane Jordan. In addition to viewing about a half dozen sternwheel vessels docked at the waterfront, visitors can expect to see live musical entertainment, food ...

‘Old Brown’ To Be Discussed On Tuesday

WHEELING — “Old Brown” will be discussed at the next Lunch With Books program at noon Tuesday, Sept. 17, at the Ohio County Public Library in Wheeling. As we near the 160th anniversary of John Brown’s ill-fated, October 1859 raid, author Craig Paulenich will read from his collection, ...

Ebert Brothers Bring ‘First Fall Show Of The Season’ Saturday

NEW MARTINSVILLE — The Ebert Brothers Family and Friends “First Fall Show of the Season” will be coming up on Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Lincoln Theater in downtown New Martinsville. Show time is 7 p.m. This will be the beginning of the 53rd year of having shows at the Lincoln ...

Genre-Blending Sultans of String to Play Free Show Thursday

SISTERSVILLE — ArtsLink presents the Sultans of String, three-time JUNO (Canada’s Grammy) nominees and Billboard charting musicians who are set to raise the rafters with their globetrotting tunes at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at Tyler Consolidated High School. This free concert is ...

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The 19th Hole in Wheeling Offers Great Food and Entertainment

WHEELING — Wings, hoagies, cheese fries, chicken tenders and cheese sticks are just a few of the many popular menu items that have made The 19th Hole such a popular bar and grill for more than two decades, according to Owner Angie Szalay. In addition to great food the Woodsdale eatery, with ...

Theo Yianni’s Restaurant Offers Best Authentic Greek and American Cuisine

WEIRTON — Theo Yianni’s Restaurant in Weirton continues to provide the best authentic Greek and American cuisine in a relaxing and fun family environment, according to Co-owners Yianni Bourbakis and Shawn Mihellis. In addition to their new Theo Salmon Salad and hot stuffed pepper ...

LJ’s Hoagie King in Wheeling Offers ‘Famous’ Hoagie Menu

WHEELING — A quaint little eatery located at the corner of 39th and Jacob streets in South Wheeling, called LJ’s Hoagie King, offers a big-time menu of their “famous” hoagies, plenty of side dishes off their “munchies” menu and a recently added breakfast menu. LJ’s Hoagie King ...