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Children’s Home of Wheeling Marks 150th Anniversary

WHEELING — Amid many changes over the past 150 years, the Children’s Home of Wheeling’s focus has never wavered from its mission to help vulnerable youth. The home is observing its 150th anniversary this year, but celebration is being delayed because of the current COVID-19 ...

South Wheeling Preservation Alliance Touts Success

WHEELING — Just when the South Wheeling Preservation Alliance members thought 2019 was a very good year for the organization, 2020 proved to start off with even better news. Earlier this month, the National Park Service announced that South Wheeling had been approved for a listing on the ...

Good Shepherd Residents Adjusting Well to New Routines

WHEELING — Residents of Good Shepherd Nursing Home and Welty Home are doing well with new routines and using technology to stay in touch, Administrator Donald R. Kirsch said Thursday. The nursing home and assisted living program curtailed visitation indefinitely to protect residents from ...

Elmhurst Residents Adapting To Lifestyle Changes Due to Virus

WHEELING — The more than 40 residents at Elmhurst, The House of Friendship, a licensed assisted living residence in the Pleasant Valley section of Wheeling, are also experiencing a new lifestyle due to the virus. Clever new ways to entertain the residents are being created by the program ...

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Oatmeal

Dear Heloise: Do you have any suggestions or recipes for an overabundance of cooked oatmeal cereal? Our church group makes breakfast every other month (pancakes, eggs, biscuits and gravy, fruit and oatmeal), and there is usually a pot of oatmeal left over. I hate to see this thrown out but have ...

What Will We Learn?

I burnt the bacon. Let me be more clear. On the cookie sheet were the charred remains of what could have had the chance of being bacon. What I saw on that cookie sheet was failure. I tried. I got up early. Hosted my first zoom meeting for our leadership team from the kitchen, so I could also ...

Medical Setback Causes Man to Cut Ties With Girlfriend

DEAR ABBY: I had a boyfriend for two years until a few days ago. He’s a 40-year-old easygoing paraplegic (from a car accident long before I met him), and I’m an easygoing 36-year-old woman with two kids from a previous marriage. We had a great connection, a similar outlook on life and ...

Parents Still in the Dark About Sibling’s Sexual Abuse

DEAR ABBY: I was sexually abused by a sibling for 10 years during my childhood. I never told anyone what happened to me until I confided in my fiance after we were engaged. I have gone through counseling sessions and am at a place in my life where I am happy and healthy. Currently, I have a ...

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Coldren-Mey

Mark and Diana Mey of Wheeling announce the engagement of their son, Jordan P. Mey to Alexa R. Coldren, both of McDonald, Pennsylvania. The groom-to-be is a graduate of Wheeling Park High School and West Virginia University with a degree in geology. The bride-to-be is the daughter of ...

Cunningham-Stetson

David and Patricia Cunningham of Wheeling announced the engagement of their daughter, Sheena M. Cunningham to William F. Stetson IV. The bride-to-be is a graduate of John Marshall High School and Central Florida Institute with a degree in diagnostic medical sonography. She is employed by ...

Rotriga-Harvey

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Harvey of Benwood announce the engagement of their son, Joseph Randall Harvey Jr. , to Rachel Lynn Rotriga, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Yates of Moundsville. Joseph is a graduate of Cameron High School and is employed at Whitco Supply in Barnesville. Rachel is a ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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Halls Celebrate 50 Years

William and Betty Jo Hall of Wheeling celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 7. They were married on Feb. 7, 1970, at Calvary Methodist Church in Moundsville with the Rev. John Mason officiating. William retired from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel, Beech Bottom plant, after working ...

Hartos Mark 40 Years

Ronna and Paul Harto Sr. of Wheeling celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with a surprise party on Feb. 9 at the Stifel Center in Wheeling. They were married on Feb. 16, 1980, at St. James Lutheran Church with Pastor Ledvinka and Fr. Gage from St. Vincent de Paul Church. Paul is the son ...

Greens Celebrate 50th

David and Gloria Green of Triadelphia marked their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 17. They were married on Jan. 17, 1970 at St. James Lutheran Church in Wheeling. They have two daughters, Rhea of Wheeling and Becki (John) Wieczorkowski of Elm Grove; and one “fur baby,” Princess (Doodle ...

Pockls Celebrate 50th

Michael and Patricia Pockl celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Dec. 27. They were united in marriage on Dec. 27, 1969, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Ukrainian Catholic Church, Wheeling, with the Rev. Vladimir Levitzky, who officiated the Divine Liturgy. Patricia is the ...

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Music of 1960s and ’70s Celebrated At Undo’s Elm Grove Saturday Night

WHEELING — Undo’s Elm Grove will present an evening of nostalgic live music from the 1960s and ’70s from 8-11 p.m. Saturday, March 7, with the specialty band Vinyl Soul and featuring a ’60s and ’70s costume contest with prizes. “This will be a special night at Undo’s Elm ...

Program Looks Back At Women Aviation Pioneers

WHEELING — The next Lunch With Books program at noon Tuesday, March 10, at the Ohio County Public Library in downtown Wheeling will focus on “Breaking Through The Clouds: The First Women’s National Air Derby.” Executive Producer Heather Taylor will discuss her documentary about the ...

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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 ...