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Wheeling Area Artists Wanted for Annual Studio Tours

WHEELING — In its efforts to serve the community with art and cultural programming while supporting area working artists, the Wheeling Arts and Cultural Commission is excited to announce its fourth annual Greater Wheeling Artists Studio Tour and is seeking artists to participate. This is a ...

Tragic Accident Leads Woman to Help Others

Latoya Johnson-Rainey was only 18 when she was badly burned in a traffic accident that also claimed her mother’s life. Her burns also took the hair from her head, adding even more misery to her loss. “I was entering my first year of college and I had such a lack of confidence after losing ...

Physical Therapist Gets Elmhurst Residents Moving

WHEELING — Easy does it. Let’s work on our balance today. How about a nice slow stretch before we begin. For the past three years, Blue Sky Therapy physical therapist Lindsay Dobbs has been guiding the residents at Elmhurst — The House of Friendship in their every-day challenges to ...

Bellaire Resident Merryman to Celebrate 100th Birthday

Ralph Merryman, a lifelong resident of Bellaire, will celebrate his 100th birthday on Friday, Feb. 14. He was born to Forest and Mildred Merryman in 1920, and was subsequently joined by two siblings, Harold and Loretta. Ralph graduated from Bellaire High School in 1938 and in four years, ...

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Roadside Memorial Grows In Homeowner’s Front Yard

DEAR ABBY: I need some help. A terrible car accident happened in front of my house a few months ago that resulted in the death of a husband and father. The family comes out every Sunday to place flowers at the accident site, which is my front yard. At first, I had no problem with them ...

So Good, It’s a Scam!

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about fake online companies. — Heloise “Dear Heloise: Well, I’ve learned my lesson! I love a particular product line of handbags and came across an online company that I thought was an ‘outlet’ for these designer bags. The website was identical ...

Library Heading On Road

The Ohio County Public Library’s popular Lunch With Books series has expanded beyond the traditional speaking format into lively multimedia presentations. Lunch with Books it taking one such program “on the road,” actually just down the street, specifically to West Virginia Independence ...

Marbles Still Attract Children and Collectors

As I put my little grandson’s winter coat on him the other day, I checked his pocket and discovered two marbles, one big (shooter size) and the other smaller. Both looked like vintage cat’s eye models. It seems marbles remain treasured by little boys today. And why not! These pretty ...

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Rotriga-Harvey

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Harvey of Benwood announce the engagement of their son, Joseph Randall Harvey Jr. , to Rachel Lynn Rotriga, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Yates of Moundsville. Joseph is a graduate of Cameron High School and is employed at Whitco Supply in Barnesville. Rachel is a ...

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 ...

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Duke-Duff

Karissa Nicole Duke and Eric Xavier Duff were united in marriage at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 at Keoneloa Beach in Kauai, Hawaii. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Christine Kube. A reception will be hosted at the barn in Moundsville on Aug. 1, 2020. The bride is the daughter ...

McCleery-Parkulo

Jessie McCleery and Adam Parkulo were united in marriage Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Wheeling. The Rev. Mark Seitz officiated the 4 p.m. ceremony. A reception followed at the Glessner Auditorium at Oglebay Park. Jessie is the daughter of Charlie and Beth ...

McLeery-Parkulo

Jessie McCleery and Adam Parkulo were united in marriage Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Wheeling. The Rev. Mark Seitz officiated the 4 p.m. ceremony. A reception followed at the Glessner Auditorium at Oglebay Park. Jessie is the daughter of Charlie and Beth ...

McFarland-Vein

Brandi N. Vein and James E. McFarland were united in marriage on Oct. 5, 2019 at First Westminster Presbyterian Church in Steubenville, Ohio. The bride is the daughter of Sherri Vein and Samuel Vein of Steubenville, Ohio. The groom is the son of Barbara McFarland of Bellaire, Ohio and the ...

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Halls Celebrate 50 Years

William and Betty Jo Hall of Wheeling celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 7. They were married on Feb. 7, 1970, at Calvary Methodist Church in Moundsville with the Rev. John Mason officiating. William retired from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel, Beech Bottom plant, after working ...

Hartos Mark 40 Years

Ronna and Paul Harto Sr. of Wheeling celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with a surprise party on Feb. 9 at the Stifel Center in Wheeling. They were married on Feb. 16, 1980, at St. James Lutheran Church with Pastor Ledvinka and Fr. Gage from St. Vincent de Paul Church. Paul is the son ...

Greens Celebrate 50th

David and Gloria Green of Triadelphia marked their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 17. They were married on Jan. 17, 1970 at St. James Lutheran Church in Wheeling. They have two daughters, Rhea of Wheeling and Becki (John) Wieczorkowski of Elm Grove; and one “fur baby,” Princess (Doodle ...

Pockls Celebrate 50th

Michael and Patricia Pockl celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Dec. 27. They were united in marriage on Dec. 27, 1969, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Ukrainian Catholic Church, Wheeling, with the Rev. Vladimir Levitzky, who officiated the Divine Liturgy. Patricia is the ...

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‘Harriet’ To Show At Library In Moundsville

MOUNDSVILLE — The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library will present a “Think Outside the Book” film at 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 17. The feature will be “Harriet.” This historical bio-drama is the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation ...

Trotter to Speak at Lunch With Books Tuesday

WHEELING — The next Lunch With Books program at noon on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at the Ohio County Public Library in Wheeling will feature an Ann Thomas Memorial Lecture with Dr. Joseph William Trotter Jr. Trotter is the Giant Eagle Professor of History and Social Justice and past History ...

Award-Winning Artist Alice Wallace Performs Thursday in Barnesville

BARNESVILLE — Skyflight Productions presents an evening with Alice Wallace on Thursday, Feb. 20, at The Albert S. George Youth Center at Barnesville Memorial Park. Wallace has taken honors as 2017 California Country Awards Female Vocalist of the Year and 2016 LA Music Critic Awards for Best ...

Local Dancer Brings Aerial Act to Capitol Theatre

WHEELING — Wheeling Symphony Orchestra and Wheeling Symphony Auxiliary present two special fundraising performances of Duo Quintessence, featuring aerial artist and Wheeling native Megan Wilson and her husband, Andy Parrish. The event takes place on Saturday, Feb. 15, with performances at 1 ...

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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 ...