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Queen Elizabeth II to trim costs as COVID-19 hits income

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and her family are facing a 35 million pound ($45 million) hit from the coronavirus pandemic, partly due to a shortage of tourists, the monarch's money-manager said Friday. Releasing the royal household's annual accounts, Keeper of the Privy Purse ...

Our Lady of Peace School Puts Faith in Focus During Pandemic

Like schools across the state and country, OLP eagerly opened its doors after the Labor Day holiday to welcome students in grades PK3 to eight back to the classroom. “Yes, things are visibly different, but our spirit is stronger,” Principal Maureen Kerr said. “Like all dedicated ...

Changing Lives Is Not Canceled for Easterseals of Wheeling

Easterseals is in the business of changing lives. In fact, it’s our mission: Creating solutions that change the lives of children and adults with disabilities and special needs in the Ohio Valley. Despite service interruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, that mission continues. Our ...

Woman’s Club of Wheeling to Hold Membership Tea

WHEELING ­— The Woman’s Club of Wheeling will hold its annual Membership Tea at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18 at Monument Place, Kruger Street, Elm Grove. New members will be initiated and honored at the tea, however it will be very different as the club plans to safely hold meetings and ...

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Coin Shortage?

Dear Readers: Surely you’ve noticed retailers posting signs about a coin shortage. It’s not really a shortage, it’s a distribution problem. During these times of a global pandemic, some businesses have had their doors closed or have been limited in service for social distancing and ...

Many Reach Out To Offer Help to Grieving Widower

DEAR ABBY: Your advice to the grieving widower “In Need of Someone” (June 22) was spot on. I met my husband when I was 14. We married at 18, and he died when he was 44. After his death, I had no idea how to be a person because I had always been a partner. In the early years, I cried ...

Clogged Shower Head

Dear Readers: Have you noticed that your shower head no longer shoots out a steady stream of water? Minerals from hard water may have clogged up the holes. Before you call a plumber, try this first: If you can remove the shower head, totally submerge it in a bowl of hot vinegar. After the ...

Plan to Move South Become Roadblock in Trip to the Altar

DEAR ABBY: I am a 41-year-old woman who has been with my fiance for eight years. Before we decided to become a couple, I made clear to him that if he had no intention of moving south once my kids graduate, he should not get into a relationship with me. When we got together, I assumed he ...

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Elias, Merryman

Gary and Jenni Elias of Wheeling announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer G. Elias to Forrest D. Merryman, son of Brett and Nancy Merryman of Bellaire. Elias is a 2009 graduate of Wheeling Central Catholic High School, a 2013 graduate of Wheeling Jesuit University with a ...

Dunaway-Wolfe

Alan Dunaway and Kelly Dunaway, both of Wheeling, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lacey Leigh to Matthew Todd Wolfe, son of Todd Wolfe and Kelly Gomer, both of Cumberland, Maryland. Lacey is a 2010 graduate of Wheeling Park High School and a 2017 graduate of West Virginia ...

Cross -Schutz

ross of Wheeling announce the engagement of their daughter Bria Cross to Trent Schutz, son of John and Cindy Schutz of Wheeling. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Wheeling Central Catholic High School. She is a summa cum laude graduate of West Virginia University where she graduated with a ...

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 ...

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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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Gordons Celebrate 50 Years

Jerry & Zetta Gordon of Wheeling are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on September 19, 1970 at St. Joseph’s Cathedral in Wheeling with Fr. John Mueller officiating. Jerry is the son of the late Nicholas and Josephine Gordon. Zetta is the daughter of the ...

Moores Celebrate 50 Years

Wheeling residents Paul and Christine Moore are celebrating 50 years of loving and sharing. They were married Sept. 19, 1970. They have raised three daughters and have five grandchildren.

Marshalls Celebrate 60 Years

Sixty years of loving, caring and sharing, Charles “Chip” and Rebecca “Becky” Marshall were united in marriage on Sept. 3, 1960, at St. John's Catholic Church in Benwood. Chip, originally from Benwood, is retired as the general manager of Tri-Ad Advertising Company. Becky hails from ...

Lawrences Are Golden

The Rev. Dr. Bill and Linda Lawrence of Atwood Lake, Ohio, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on Aug. 22, 1970, at the Lander United Methodist Church, Lander, Pennsylvania, with the Revs. Bruce Bowen and Jack Reaugh officiating. Linda is a graduate of Grove ...

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Char House on the Boulevard Quickly Becomes a Local Hot Spot

WHEELING — Braxton Nolte and his father, Jim, had a clear vision in mind when they set out to bring a metropolitan-style restaurant to the Ohio Valley, and that focus has resulted in undeniable success. Located at 1055 E. Bethlehem Blvd. — the former Ernie’s Esquire — the Char House on ...

‘Adventures Of Maid Marian’ Performance Slated Online

MOUNDSVILLE — “The Adventures of Maid Marian” in two acts will showcase the talents of actress, director and writer Carol Weakland in a Moundsville Library Live Virtually program at 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 28, via Zoom or the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library’s Facebook Page. ...

Music Under the Stars: WSO Continues Tradition at a Social Distance

WHEELING — Wheeling Symphony Orchestra will present its annual Labor Day program Music Under the Stars featuring soprano Bridgette Gan and conducted by Music Director John Devlin. The program will be broadcast live on My OV and streaming on WTRF.com at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 6. 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 ...