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AmeriCorps, Volunteers Worked To Serve Freeze Shelter Patrons

WHEELING — On a recent winter day, local AmeriCorps members and community volunteers came together to chop, saute and simmer, crafting a large batch of wholesome, hearty chili for patrons of the Youth Services Systems Freeze Shelter in Wheeling. The event was organized by Preserve WV ...

Special Activities

Program A program, Hand Sewing 101, will be presented at the Martins Ferry Public Library, 20 S. Fifth St., at 6 p.m. Monday. Participants will learn how to fix a garment or fabric piece with basic hand sewing techniques. The event is free and open to the public. Lunch With Books Jerra ...

Dancing Wheels Physically Integrated Dance Company to Perform April 1-2

WHEELING — If dance is an expression of the human spirit, then it is best expressed by people of all abilities. That is the fundamental belief behind The Dancing Wheels Company & School of Cleveland, the first and foremost physically integrated dance company in the world. Oglebay ...

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Mercer Joins Snoopy Ranks

Snoopy’s biggest fan in Wheeling is going to get the chance to keep an inflated version of the cartoon character aloft! Dr. William Mercer, Ohio County health officer and Wheeling physician, is a huge fan of the popular “Peanuts” character. As many folks know, his private medical office ...

Foreman Captures Literary Honors

Wheeling native Robert Long Foreman’s manuscript, “Weird Pig,” has been selected as the winner of the 2018 Nilsen Literary Prize awarded by Southeast Missouri State University Press. The prize includes $2,000 and publication of the winning manuscript by the University Press. “Weird ...

It’s National Problem Gambling Awareness Month

It may be easier to hide signs of gambling than other addictive behaviors. There is no slurred speech, staggering, dilated pupils or other physical signs. But there are some negative indicators: a change in personality, lying, increased credit card debt, and money or valuables that ...

Artists To Open Studios

Area artists, do you want to show off your studios to the public? If you do, the Wheeling Arts and Cultural Commission is looking for you! The commission is organizing its third annual Wheeling Artists Studio Tour and is seeking artists to participate by opening their studios for a day. ...

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Bechard-Helms

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Helms of Dandridge, Tennesee, formerly of Wheeling, announce the engagement of their son, Dr. Charles Nelson “Chip” Helms to Jessica Lynn Bechard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Bechard of Rouses Point, New York. Charles is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. ...

Dawson-Currin

Charles and Patricia Dawson of St. Clairsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Nicole, to Sean David Currin, son of David Currin of Winston Salem, North Carolina, and Janet Neeper of DuBois, Pennsylvania. The bride-to-be is a graduate of St. Clairsville High School and The ...

Clutter-Brown

Angeline Chiazza Clutter of Wheeling announces the engagement of her daughter, Kelly Michelle Clutter, to Richard Samuel Brown Jr., son of Richard and Kathie Brown also of Wheeling. Clutter, whose father is the late Patrick A. Clutter, is a graduate of Wheeling Park High School and a graduate ...

Corder, Davis

Jessica Jean Corder and Joshua Michael Davis were united in marriage in Sept. 1, 2018 at the First Christian Church in Wheeling with the Rev. Kenneth Hardway officiating the double ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Pamela Young Corder of Wheeling and Steven L. Corder of Wheeling. ...

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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 ...

Beatty, Richmond

Alexa Rae Beatty and Joseph Glen Richmond were united in marriage on Sept. 29 at Moundsville Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ronald Price officiating the double ring ceremony. Parents of the couple are Gregory and Jane Beatty and Thomas and Brenda Richmond, all of Moundsville. Grandparents of ...

McLaughlin, Artimez

Shannon Marie McLaughlin and Derek Scott Artimez were united in marriage on Sept. 22 at St. Jude Church, Glen Dale. The bride is the daughter of Tom and Donna McLaughlin of Dallas, West Virginia. She is the granddaughter of Betty and the late Jim Welch, also of Dallas, and the late Dorothy ...

Tenley, Meeker

Michael Andrew Tenley and Amber Nicole Meeker were united in marriage at 1 p.m. Aug. 18 at Wheeling Park, with Rikki Mahan officiating. Parents of the groom are Michael Tenley of McMechen and the late Debra Tenley. Parents of the bride are Eva and William Meeker of Martins Ferry. The ...

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Turners Mark 67 Years

Turner of Long Vue Acres, Wheeling celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary on Thursday, March 7 with a special dinner. They were united in marriage by the Rev. V.W. Powell on March 7, 1952 in Triadelphia at the home of the bride’s parents. Garth is the son of the late Leah and Earl ...

Spielvogels Mark 50th

Harry and Jackie Spielvogel of Wheeling celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Feb. 7. A party was given in their honor at the Elm Grove Civics on Feb. 2 by family and friends.

Millers Celebrate 60th

Robert and Helen Miller recently celebrated 60 years together. Helen Bartrug and Robert Miller were married Jan. 10, 1959 by the Rev. Mefford, at the home of Robert. Robert was sent by the Army to Germany right after the wedding. Helen finished her senior year at Magnolia High and then ...

Montgomerys Mark 56th

Bonnie and Dan Montgomery of Wheeling celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary on Saturday. They were married on Jan. 26, 1963, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 36th Street in Wheeling. Dan is an upholsterer and Bonnie is a homemaker. Together they raised three children, Barbara, Dee and Danny, ...

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Montani Semper Liberi — Music & Art at Oak Glen Is This Weekend

NEW CUMBERLAND — A three-day celebration — Montani Semper Liberi — Music & Art at Oak Glen — will get underway today and continue through Sunday at The Oak Glen complex just outside New Cumberland. For the fifth consecutive year, the event will feature a roster of nationally and ...

Oak Ridge Boys Return to Wheeling Tonight

WHEELING — Country/gospel music legends The Oak Ridge Boys return to the Capitol Theatre in Wheeling tonight. The group’s high-energy stage show remains the heart and soul of what they do best. This night will feature classic gospel, country and patriotic music. The Oak Ridge Boys have ...

Comedy of Charlie Chaplin Comes to Lincoln Theater in New Martinsville

NEW MARTINSVILLE — ArtsLink presents Funny Bones— The Comedy of Charlie Chaplin at 7:30 p.m. March 14 at the Lincoln Theater in New Martinsville on Thursday. The program is hosted by Dan Kamin, who trained Robert Downey Jr. for his Oscar-nominated performance in Chaplin and created ...

Storytellers at public library set to bring a Celtic experience

MOUNDSVILLE — “Stories and Ballads from Celtic Lands” is on tap at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library 6 p.m. Tuesday. Working in tandem, professional storytellers Susanna Connelly Holstein and Judi Tarowsky will present this multimedia program aimed at adults and ...

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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 ...