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Newcomers Club The Wheeling Newcomers Club will meet at Wheeling Country Club at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. The program will feature a gift exchange; participation is optional. After the program, luncheon will be served. There is a cost for the meal; a vegetarian option is available. For more ...

CCHS Class of ‘70 Seeks Classmates

The Wheeling Central Catholic High School Class of 1970 is planning its 50th class reunion for July 31 and Aug. 1, 2020. The class graduated 250 students. Reunion organizers have lost track of the following classmates and if anyone has any contact information about them, they are asked to email ...

Central Students to Collect Food This Saturday

WHEELING—Students, faculty and staff will take to the streets of Wheeling today to distribute bags for the 49th annual CCHS Canned Food Drive. The “signature bags” are brown paper bags with distinctive flyers attached. Pick-up for the drive is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 7 beginning at ...

Dunfee Honored for Her Live Healthy, Live Well Programming

HERSHEY, Pa. — Lorrissa Dunfee, Family and Consumer Sciences educator at the Ohio State University Extension Belmont County, was honored recently at the National Extension Association for Family and Consumer Sciences’ 85th annual session, whose theme was “Nurturing the Richness of ...

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Santa Gives Treasures to Collectors

What’s your favorite holiday collectible? Mine is definitely Santa. Santa is the theme in my hall and front room every Christmas. I have a variety of ornaments and statues that illustrate the jolly gift giver, some old, others new. There is a small collection of ceramic Santa mugs that I ...

Mehlman’s Sixth Best In Nation

Generations of Ohio Valley residents have been flocking to Mehlman’s Cafeteria in St. Clairsville to enjoy hearty portions of home-style comfort food and delicious homemade pies (oh, the pies!) on a regular basis. The Ohio Valley’s tasty “secret” now has achieved national fame. The ...

Berze Appears Twice

Mount Pleasant teen Allie Berze — who will perform as a soloist with the Thursday Music Club’s chorus this week — demonstrated her versatility during the Fantasy in Lights parade last weekend. Berze sang on a float that appeared in the early part of the Wheeling parade’s lineup. She ...

Putz Houses Are Perfectly Charming for the Holidays

When I was helping one of my daughters with her home decoration for the holidays just the other day, I asked her if she had any putz houses. She had a spot in her kitchen where one would be the perfect touch. These sparkle coated cardboard houses were once a common part of Christmas ...

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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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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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Malsons Mark 70th

Robert and Janis Malson of Moundsville celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Dec. 2. They were married at the Christian Church parsonage on Dec. 2, 1949. They are the parents of two children, Kerry L. Malson, deceased; and Janet Alderman. They have two grandchildren and a ...

Jaskos Celebrate 50th

The children of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Jasko Jr. of Wellsburg happily announce their parents’ 50th wedding anniversary. Steve and Karen Jasko were united in marriage on Dec. 6, 1969, at the former St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Wheeling. Steve is retired from the former Weirton Steel ...

Knopes Celebrate 60th

James and Joann Knope celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Nov. 14. They were married on Nov. 14, 1959, at St. Ladislaus Catholic Church in Wheeling. The Rev. Thaddeus Grondalski officiated the ceremony. Joann is the daughter of the late Thomas and Eva Lichwa of Mozart. She ...

Roses Celebrate 40 Years

Robert “Bob” and Karen Rose of Benwood are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today, Nov. 3. They were united in marriage on Nov. 3, 1979, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Wheeling with the late Rev. James Myles officiating. Karen is the daughter of Jim and Ann Sengewalt of ...

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Longtime Friends Unite for Christmas Concerts

JEWETT — Longtime friends and local musicians Mark Statler and Roger Hoard will be holding their annual Christmas concerts this weekend and next weekend. The first concert will be at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8, in Statler’s hometown of Jewett at the Jewett Wildcat Center (gym of the former ...

‘The Art Of Racing in The Rain’ to Show In Moundsville

MOUNDSVILLE — The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library will present a “Think Outside the Book” film at 6 p.m. on Dec. 9, Monday, at 6 p.m. The feature will be “The Art of Racing in the Rain,” a comedy-drama-romance directed by Simon Curtis and based on the best-selling novel ...

Pittsburgh Puppet Works Brings Holiday Show to the Ohio Valley

MOUNDSVILLE — The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library will host the Pittsburgh Puppet Works at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7, for a very special holiday performance. Back by popular demand, this professional puppet troupe will entertain children of all ages with the show “Flurries ...

Holiday Music Extravaganza ‘Monarch Tidings’ at John Marshall High School

GLEN DALE — The John Marshall High School Music Department is pleased to invite the public to celebrate the holiday season at a combined Christmas concert. The third annual “Monarch Tidings” takes place at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 12, in the John Marshall Center for Performing Arts in ...

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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 ...