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Second Wind

WHEELING — The year Harriet Parsons hit a mid-life milestone brought two problems. One of them was exponentially smaller than the other, but its pleasant solution sticks around to this day. “I was 50 and going through a second, very hard chemotherapy in Connecticut,” Parsons said of what ...

Taste of Home: Western Garden Yields Eastern Crops

BETHLEHEM — Even in an era in which gourmet groceries can be ordered online and delivered to one’s door, it’s still pretty tough to come by an opo squash that can grow tall as a person, long beans or a spinach-like green that must be grown in water. That’s why both sides of Nikki ...

Crosscurrents Art Exhibit Opens, Winners Named

WHEELING — Creative freedom, diverse perspectives, talent, camaraderie and recognition are hallmarks of Oglebay Institute’s annual Crosscurrents art exhibition at the Stifel Fine Arts Center in Wheeling. A staple in OI’s exhibition season for 43 years, Crosscurrents is a unique blend of ...

Scholarship Winner To Entertain Music Club

BETHLEHEM — The Thursday Music Club's installation of officers luncheon meeting will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 12, at CharHouse on The Boulevard in Bethlehem. Officers being installed are: President Suzanne McCormick, Vice President Lynn Welsh, Secretary Judy Szymialis and the ...

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Open the Windows

Did you know that the birds surrounding the wooded areas of our rural home start singing to one another at 4:24 a.m. I know this for a fact because we have turned the corner on welcoming spring through open windows. I don’t know about you, but I am enjoying these pre-summer days and ...

Cake Stands Are Sweet for Spring

Springtime just naturally makes me think of cake stands! With Mother’s Day, graduations, confirmations, First Communions, birthdays and anniversaries, a beautiful vintage cake stand or two comes in handy. Vintage and antique enthusiasts have long appreciated the presentation appeal of a ...

What Scares You?

When our son was a youngster, he really loved all the popular horror movies. He insisted I watch some of them with him, which I did with my hands over my eyes. I still shiver at the mention of “Chucky” or “Children of the Corn.” Every Halloween holiday included a marathon of Freddy ...

For The Love Of The Blooms

My mother was all about dirt. On one hand, she was yelling at her children for tracking dirt onto the newly washed kitchen floor. On the other hand, she would push us out the back door where a very healthy plot of dirt was one of our favorite places to play. It was a full-on mini construction ...

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Knutsen-Bashline

Joseph and Sherry Tweedlie of Colerain, Ohio, (with the late Jeffrey Knutsen) are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Nicole Knutsen, to Dr. Shane Dwight Bashline, son of Barbara Bashline, and Dr. John Bashline, both of Flushing, Ohio. Ashley is a certified surgical ...

Ondrik-Price

Ms. Kelly Ondrik, and on behalf the late Mr. Peter Ondrik Sr. of Wheeling, is pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emilee M. Ondrik, to Austin M. Price. Emilee is a 2018 graduate of Wheeling Central Catholic High School. She is currently a student at Thomas More University in ...

Georgetti, Haas To Wed

Randy and Tammy Georgetti of Wellsburg, W.Va., announced the engagement of their daughter, Aleia Georgetti, to John Haas. The couple were engaged at Blackwater Falls, W.Va., on Jan. 29, 2021. John is the son of Joe Haas of Wellsburg, and Paula Teller of Pensacola, Fla., and nephew of Karen ...

Thomas-Carenbauer

James and Deborah Thomas of Glen Easton, W.Va., announce the engagement of their daughter, Shelly Leann Thomas to David Michael Carenbauer, son of Dr. Frank and Anita Carenbauer of Wheeling. Thomas is a graduate of Cameron High School and a graduate of West Liberty University with a ...

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Abe, Corona

Karen Corona Merritt announces the marriage of her daughter, Gretchen Danielle Corona, to Takeru Abe. The wedding took place in a civil ceremony in Tokyo, Japan, on March 13, 2022. The bride is the daughter of Karen Corona Merritt of Morgantown, and Robert Corona of East Elmhurst, New York. ...

Terlesky, Thomas

Emily Elizabeth Thomas and Michael Bernard Terlesky II were united in marriage on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019 at Trucksville United Methodist Church, Trucksville, Pennsylvania.. The ceremony was presided by the Rev. Diane Ruth Gilbert, cousin of the bride’s mother. Special music and readings were ...

Riggs-Williams

Melissa Riggs announces the marriage of her daughter, Courtney Noel, to Zachary Keegan Williams, son of Darrell and Mary Williams of Waynesboro, Mississippi. The wedding took place in the First Baptist Church of Wheeling on June 6, 2020 and was officiated by the Rev. Darrin Wright. An ...

Wade-Georgetti

Shelby Lynn Wade and Shane Michael Georgetti were united in marriage on Nov. 2, 2019, by the Rev. William Stout at Weirton Heights Memorial Baptist Church. The reception took place at the Holiday Inn in Weirton. The bride is the daughter of Lonnie and Christine Wade of Colliers. The groom is ...

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Jaquays Celebrate 60th

Jack and Faye (Nolte) Jaquay of Wheeling celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Friday, April 8. They were united in marriage on April 8, 1962 at Franklin United Methodist Church in Wellsburg, W.Va. Faye, originally from Follansbee, is retired from Kings Daughters Child Care Center ...

Wiselkas Celebrate 50th

John and Mary Jane Wiselka of Wheeling celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 1. They were united in marriage April 1, 1972, at St. John’s Catholic Church, Bellaire. Mary Jane is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mr. Kenneth Meadows of Wheeling. John is the son of the late ...

Marshalls Mark Golden

Sandy and John S. Marshall of St. Clairsville, OH will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, April 8. They were united in marriage on April 8, 1972, at the Bethlehem Presbyterian Church with Rev. John Karnes and Rev. Robert M. Sheehan officiating. They are the retired owners ...

Conways Celebrate 60th

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Kellie Conway are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were united in marriage April 7, 1962. Kellie and Claudine met at Bridgeport High School. Claudine is the former Claudine Longshaw, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Longshaw of Brookside. She was employed by ...

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Grooving in the Grove to Take Place This Saturday

WHEELING — The Elm Grove Business Association, in partnership with Main Street Bank and Paree Insurance, are proud to present the inaugural Grooving in the Grove. The event will be held from 3-9 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at the Elm Grove YMCA. Admission is free. The YMCA is located at 55 ...

Live Music Roundup

Friday, May 20 - Davisson Brothers Band with Camo Country Club, Quaker Steak & Lube outdoor stage, Triadelphia, 6 p.m. (8:30 p.m. headliner) - The Muddle, West Sports Bar, Wheeling, 7-10 p.m. - Gage Joseph, Johnny’s Bar, Bridgeport, 8 p.m. - Easy Street Band, Elm Grove Eagles, ...

‘Napoleon Dynamite’ Stars Visit Wheeling For Film Screening

WHEELING — Stars of the indie classic film “Napoleon Dynamite” will be on hand for a conversation following a screening of the film at the Capitol Theatre at 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, in Wheeling. This unique evening will include a full screening of “Napoleon Dynamite” followed ...

WSO Celebrating Music as History From West to East Tonight

WHEELING — The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra will present Music as History from West to East at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Friday, May 20, as part of the WesBanco Capitol Concert Series. The concert is the culmination of the WSO’s month-long Festival of Ideas series of local presentations ...

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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 ...