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Not all Heroes Wear Capes

WHEELING — Organ donations: two words most people do not want to talk about. Ultimately it means someone is dying or has died. Maybe that person is a registered organ donor because he or she checked off “organ donor” on his or her driver’s license. And for many families, they never find ...

Reunion Notebook

Moundsville Class of ‘60 Moundsville High School Class of 1960 will hold a luncheon at the Guest House in Moundsville at 11:30 a.m. Thursday. All previous elementary classmates also may attend. St. John Central St. John Central Academy is holding an all-class reunion for the former St. ...

Special Activities

Eastern Star Miriam Chapter 1, Order of the Eastern Star, will meet at Monument Place, 91 Kruger St., Wheeling, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Annual reports will be given. Patty Vermillion and Nancy Hostutler will report on their trips to the grand chapters of North Carolina and Georgia. Vermillion ...

Gosnell Marks 104 Years

Ruby Gosnell, formerly of Adena, Ohio, celebrated her 104th birthday on Thursday, July 11. Please send cards to: 10383 Taylor Road SW, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068 in care of Raymon Gosnell.

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Richter’s New Play Published

Wheeling native Jeremy F. Richter’s play, “Future, Here,” has been published by Dramatic Publishing. The play, issued last week, now is available for productions anywhere. Theaters around the country can order performance rights for the play from Dramatic Publishing. It’s been a big ...

Is It Time for a Vacation?

Can you relate to one or more of the following statements? Your quality of work is lacking. You aren’t meeting deadlines well. Your temper is flaring. You’re sleeping too much. You are daydreaming more and more about getting away from everything. If so, there is a good chance that you need ...

Dad Visits Fireworks Heaven for the Holiday

Fireworks! The sign on the rooftop was about the same size as the building. My grip on the steering wheel tightened and my pulse quickened. A much-smaller sign said: Fresh Roasted Peanuts. “Anybody want some peanuts?” I asked. The kids chorused affirmatively and my wife Betsy gave me a ...

Wheeling Celebrates In Style

It’s certainly been a patriotic and fun-filled week in Wheeling and the Upper Ohio Valley. Despite a thunderstorm near concert time, the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra’s Celebrate America performance took place Thursday night at Heritage Port on the Wheeling waterfront. Many area residents ...

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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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Burkett-Stevey

Alexa Burkett and Joshua Stevey were united in marriage on Friday, May 10, 2019 in the beautiful Corolla- Outer Banks, North Carolina where a destination wedding was held. Joshua is the son of Archie and Sabrina Stevey of Moundsville. He is a graduate of John Marshall High School and is ...

Morgan-Silverio

Olivia Morgan and Aaron Silverio were united in marriage at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at St. John Catholic Church in Bellaire, with the Fr. Daniel Huesel officiating. Life-long best friend Kelsey Holloway was the maid of honor. Josh Kernik, a best friend of the groom, was best ...

Younger-Gill

Jared Blane Gill, son of Edward Gill of Moundsville with Kimberly (Bruce) Andrews of Wisconsin, and Victoria Jo, daughter of Michael Wendy Younger of Moundsville, were united in marriage Saturday, April 27 in McMechen. Ed Gill, father of the groom, officiated the double ring ceremony along ...

Nesbitt-Lobdell

Peggy Nesbitt and Brian Lobdell Jr. were married April 21, 2018 in Sarasota, Florida. Parents of the bride are Rosemarie Wojtaszek (Cole) of Sarasota, and David Nesbitt of Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, all formerly of Wheeling. Grandparents of the bride are Loretta Nesbitt and the late ...

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Sokoses Celebrate 60th

Gus and Frances Sokos of Wheeling celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on July 12. They were united in marriage July 12, 1959, at St. John the Divine Greek Orthodox Church, Wheeling, by the Rev. Demetrius Michaelides. Frances is the daughter of the late Louis and Christina Mamakos of ...

Prados Wed 70 Years

Semon and Phyllis Prado celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, July 2. They were married on July 2, 1949, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Moundsville by the Rev. Jon Coughlin. Phyllis is the daughter of the late Harley and Pearl Norris. Semon is the son of the late ...

Ennises Celebrate 55th

Mary Ann and Jim Ennis celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on Thursday, June 27. They were married in 1945 at the St. Joseph Cathedral with the Rev. Robert Wanstreet officiating. Jim and Mary Ann, both retired, are the parents of two daughters, Kim (Phil) Weir of Wheeling and Kelly ...

Zimmermans Mark 47th

Lou and Shirley Zimmerman of Calabash, North Carolina, formerly of Wheeling, celebrated their 47th wedding anniversary on July 1. They were married July 1, 1972 at Vance Memorial Presbyterian Church in Wheeling by the Rev. G. Kenneth Gates. Shirley is the daughter of the late Donald C. ...

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Artworks’ July Gallery Hop Taking Place Today in Wheeling

WHEELING — Bridgeport artist Tammy L. Gross will present her works at Artworks Around Town’s Gallery Hop today, Friday, July 12. The free reception from 5:30-8 p.m. is open to the public and takes place at the newly refurbished Studio Gallery in historic Centre Market’s north building. ...

ABBA’s Music in ‘Mama Mia!’ Unites Generations at Brooke Hills Playhouse

WELLSBURG — The Brooke Hills Playhouse’s actors in the musical comedy “Mamma Mia!” — with cast members ranging in age from their teens to their 60S — find themselves united by a love of ABBA’s music, according to director Emily Hores of Wellsburg. The musical features a book by ...

City of Wheeling to host ‘Mutts & A Movie Night’

WHEELING — The City of Wheeling will host “Mutts & A Movie Night” at 9:30 p.m. today, Friday, July 12, at Heritage Port, 1201 Water St. The public is invited to bring their canine companions for the screening of Disney’s “101 Dalmatians,” starring Glenn Close as Cruella de ...

Program to examine health impacts of cracker plants

WHEELING — Ned Ketyer, M.D., consultant for SWPA Environmental Health Project, board member of Physicians for Social Responsibility — Pennsylvania, and Climate Reality Project Leader; along with co-panelist Matthew Mehalik, Ph.D., executive director of the Pittsburgh-based Breathe ...

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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 ...