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Moonlight Intimate Apparel Opens in Wheeling’s Centre Market

WHEELING — The newest business in Wheeling’s Centre Market is aiming to help women in the Ohio Valley “add a little spice into their lives” by making them look and feel their best. Moonlight Intimate Apparel officially opened its doors Friday at 2232 Market St., where officials and ...

Prof to Priest: Wheeling Pastor Shares Faith Journey

WHEELING — Things were going well. The man formerly known as James Tsikouris was an associate professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. He had students that he loved and some university-related clinical work at nearby UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. His research — which he ...

It’s Apple Time

WHEELING — There’s a certain point each autumn — as the nights grow cool and long — when Josh Jebbia can’t help but think of applesauce. Sure, he manages the iconic Jebbia’s Market, where whole truckloads of the fruit are coming in from orchards in the Eastern Panhandle. They are ...

New Wheeling Country Club Executive Chef Crafting Memorable Dining Experiences

Raised in Wheeling, Justin Droginske knows the tastes of the Ohio Valley. The Wheeling Country Club’s new executive chef likes to call the area “meat and potatoes country.” And as the man leading the way for cuisine at the Country Club, he wants to please the palates of his customers. He ...

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Preserving People, Places And Pigs

The pigs are gone; the goats and chickens are no more as well. We had gotten accustomed to seeing the farm animals in their enclosure just off the road on short GC&P. We would pass their homestead many times a week on our way to and from our own country home. We would often marvel at ...

Fire Up The Kettle

Who would have thought that kettle corn could mean so much to so many? Apparently that large kettle over an open fire producing hundreds of bags of the sweet corn at Oglebayfest each year is one of the most popular attractions at the fall festival. And it’s just not the kettle corn people ...

Collectors Treasure Railroad Memorabilia

A few days ago, I was walking on the Wheeling Heritage Trail in Warwood with my daughter and her three sons. Two of the boys were on bikes and we followed with a stroller and her youngest son. We came to some side rails that remain in place and lead from the walking trail into a large parking ...

Enjoy A Day Of Rest

Do you remember when stores were not open on Sundays? Well, since that all changed decades ago, only a few businesses hold on to the tradition of closing on Sundays for various reasons. Lately, however, Mondays and Tuesdays have become the Sundays of years past. I have noticed more and more ...

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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 ...

Kayafas- Smith

Constantine “Gus” and Maria Kayafas have the pleasure to announce the engagement of their daughter, Angelena Marie Kayafas of Wilmington, N.C., to Luke Charles Smith of Wilmington, N.C. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Milton and Angela Kayafas of Steubenville, and George ...

Peckens-Nau

Doug and Judy Peckens of Yorkville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Rami (Raeanna) to Justin Nau, son of Jeff and Donna Nau of Wheeling. Rami is a graduate of Buckeye Local High School. She obtained her bachelor’s degree from Ohio University in middle childhood ...

Piecing Together Lives, One Puzzle at a Time

Are you puzzled? Does today’s world amid a pandemic, a looming Election Day and civil unrest have you harkening back to simpler times? Well many Ohio Valley residents are doing just that. And they are finding solace in a box of 1,000 puzzle pieces. Yes, puzzle sales are seeing a sizable ...

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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 ...

Beckett-Jewell

Emily Rae Beckett and Bo Bradley Jewell were married Feb. 22, 2020 at the Wedding Barn in Pangburn Arkansas. Brian Beckett, uncle of the bride, officiated the double ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Gary and Brenda Beckett of Wheeling, West Virginia. The groom is the son of ...

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Andersons Mark 65 Years

Lucian and Melba Anderson of Wheeling are celebrating 65 years of marriage on Oct. 14. Lucian was a Warwood High School basketball player, and Melba was a Martins Ferry Purple Rider when they first met at a dance. They married Oct. 14, 1956 in Martins Ferry. Lucian is a Navy veteran and ...

Ratcliffes Celebrate 40 Years

Randy and Kathy (Dierkes) Ratcliffe are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary on Sept. 26. They exchanged their vows on Sept. 26, 1981, at St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Church in South Wheeling. Randy is the son of the late Alfred and Mary Lou Ratcliffe. Kathy is the daughter of ...

Couple Marks 50 Years

Joe and Mary Thomas of Wheeling are celebrating 50 years of marriage. They were united in marriage on Sept. 18, 1971, at St. Joan of Arc Church with the Rev. Victor Seidel officiating the ceremony. Joe is the son of the late Tom (Butch) and Virginia (Vee) Thomas. Mary is the daughter of ...

Parkers Celebrate 50th

Rick and Cindy (McQuain) Parker of Weirton are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were united in marriage by Rev. Larry Brown on Sept. 18, 1971, at the old St. Paul’s Church that was on County Road. Cindy is the daughter of the late Jack and Grace McQuain. She worked at The ...

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GoldenOak to Perform in Barnesville on Sunday

BARNESVILLE — Skyflight Productions presents an evening with GoldenOak on Sunday, Oct. 24, at The Albert S. George Youth Center at Barnesville Memorial Park in Barnesville. GoldenOak’s music is rooted in the natural landscape. Their songs move like a stream, meandering and weaving in an ...

Music & Art Autumn Fest Takes Place in Chester on Sunday

CHESTER, W.Va. — Co-sponsored by Montani Semper Liberi — Music & Art and Bob Milby VFW Post No. 6450, Autumn Fest 2021 will arrive in a spectacular way on Sunday, Oct. 24, in Chester, W.Va. Taking place in Chester City Park, the event will feature several renowned, national-touring ...

Pittsburgh Zombies To Invade Library Tuesday

WHEELING — Lunch With Books at the Ohio County Public Library will present a special Halloween program called “All Zombies are Local: Deconstructing the Pittsburgh Zombie.” The program will take place at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 26. Filmed in Pittsburgh, George A. Romero’s 1968 cult ...

Youth Ballet’s ‘Snow White’ Will Enchant All Ages at Lincoln Theater

NEW MARTINSVILLE — ArtsLink’s season of entertainment continues on Sunday, Oct. 24, with a performance of “Snow White” by the Oglebay Institute Youth Ballet. The show will start at 2 p.m. at the Lincoln Theater with opening numbers by the All Valley School of Dance. A spirited ...

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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 ...