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River Valley Health Foundation Provides Healthy Amount of Help

WHEELING — The River Valley Health Foundation Inc. this past week celebrated its new location and announced the distribution of grants to several local nonprofit organizations, as well as funding to assist COVID-19 vaccinations for local health agencies. The Wheeling Area Chamber of ...

River Valley Health Foundation Provides Healthy Amount of Help

WHEELING — The River Valley Health Foundation Inc. this past week celebrated its new location and announced the distribution of grants to several local nonprofit organizations, as well as funding to assist COVID-19 vaccinations for local health agencies. The Wheeling Area Chamber of ...

Dr. Oz aids police in resuscitating man at Newark airport

By DAVID PORTER and JASON DEAREN Associated Press The television personality known simply as Dr. Oz gave details Wednesday about a tense real-life scene in which he helped police save a man's life at Newark Liberty International Airport as anxious spectators looked on. The incident occurred ...

City Recognizes Wells for Being a Stellar Employee, Expands His Role

WHEELING – Whether it be shoveling snow, making sure the vending machines are stocked, sprucing up the market house with a coat of paint or providing assistance with a festival in Centre Market, city of Wheeling employee Spike Wells puts his heart and soul into his job -- one he does ...

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Warm Meals for Cold Times: Getting to Know Root Vegetables

If you've been to a farmers' market lately, then the reality of seasonal cooking in the middle of winter has plainly revealed itself to you. Tis the season for root vegetables, and not a whole lot else. But there is beauty to cooking with the season, not just because it feels in sync with the ...

Vitamin D

Dear Heloise: With so many of us spending time indoors due to health concerns, we’re not getting enough vitamin D, and this is especially true for the elderly. Besides pills, what foods are rich in vitamin D that we can add to our diets? — Adell D., Newport, R.I. Adell, vitamin D is ...

Son May Be Hasty In Plan to Sign Up for Fatherhood

DEAR ABBY: My 25-year-old son has been dating a girl for two or three months. She seems very nice. She has two children and is pregnant with her third child. She’s due in three months. The child is not my son’s. I was told by some friends of my son that he’s planning to sign the birth ...

Shopping for Disabled Persons

Today’s Sound Off is about helping the handicapped shop. Dear Heloise: Today I had to get some gym shoes, but I walk with a cane and shopping is very difficult for me. I called around to see if some of these stores had motorized shopping carts for the handicapped, and after five calls to ...

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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 ...

Bailer-Myers

Olivia Ann Bailer and Eric Myers of Fort Thomas, Kentucky, have selected June 5, 2021 for their wedding at the Wheeling Artisan Center in Wheeling, West Virginia. Olivia is the daughter of Mark and Michelle Bailer of Colerain, Ohio. She is a 2016 graduate of Wheeling Central Catholic High ...

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 ...

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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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Kemps Celebrate 50th

Tim and Linda Kemp of Bethesda, Ohio, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Feb. 14. They were united in marriage on Feb. 14, 1971, St. Valentine’s Day, at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Bethesda, Ohio, by the late Pastor Garry Ballard. Linda is the daughter of the late Martha ...

Boggs Mark 50 Years

Adrian Boggs and Linda Kiger were married Dec. 19, 1970 at the North Street Methodist Church. Adrian retired from the Laborers Union 1149. Linda is a homemaker. They have two children, Mark (Debbie) of Triadelphia and Becky Bennett of Wheeling. They have four grandchil

Lestinis Celebrate 65 Years

It is with much happiness and gratitude that Dolores and William Lestini are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. Dolores Ann Vannelle and William were united in marriage on Nov. 26, 1955 at St. John Church in Bellaire, Ohio. William is a retired pharmacist and they presently live ...

Schwertfegers Mark 70 Years

Russ and Jean Schwertfeger of Bethany will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 22. The couple was wed at an evening ceremony in the Woodsdale neighborhood home of Jean’s mother, Corinne Gordon, of Wheeling. After a brief honeymoon trip to Pittsburgh they returned on ...

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Artworks’ March Exhibits on Display

WHEELING — March at Artworks Around Town promises to be an exciting bright spot in this otherwise dreary winter. Betsy Cox is keeping her Retrospective Collection in the Studio Gallery for another month, and a new artist is debuting his skills in the Student Gallery. Cox’s painting ...

West Liberty University’s MADFest Continues to Inspire High School Students

WEST LIBERTY — West Liberty University’s MAD (Media Arts and Design) Festival continues this spring with the competition, awards ceremony and more. The deadline for submissions to this year’s competition is this Sunday, March 7. “Every spring for more than 20 years, WLU has held ...

Wheeling Poetry Series Hosts Cameron Barnett

WHEELING — The Ohio County Public Library’s weekly Lunch with Books Livestream will feature Cameron Barnett as part of the Wheeling Poetry Series. A Pittsburgh-based poet, Barnett is the guest for the library’s 16th Wheeling Poetry Series program so far. The Lunch With Books Livestream ...

Rt. 40 Lumber Jaxe Presents The Muddle

MORRISTOWN — The Muddle will perform live from 7-10 p.m. on Saturday, March 6, at Rt. 40 Lumber Jaxe, located on U.S. 40 (National Road) in Belmont near Morristown.

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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 ...