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‘Knit Chicks’ Make Winter Warmer

SHADYSIDE — The cold winter months are brighter and warmer due to the talents of the Knit Chicks, a great group of ladies who gather weekly at the Shadyside Public Library to learn and knit wonderful items. Betty Schmidt of Shadyside was encouraged by Shadyside Public Library Branch Manager ...

Series Highlights History of Churches In City of Wheeling

WHEELING — The Wheeling Area Genealogical Society is launching a new lecture series this year to explore the history of churches in Wheeling. The series, which is free and open to the public, begins in February and continues monthly through October. Sessions will be held in the Ohio ...

Area Student Artists Honored at Annual Regional Student Art Exhibit

WHEELING — Oglebay Institute fosters and celebrates the talent and creativity of young artists. The 31st annual Regional Student Art Exhibition opened Jan. 9 with a public reception and awards ceremony at Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center. Several students received cash prizes for ...

John Marshall Student Attends Young Leadership Association Conference

WESTON, W.Va. — Teens dedicated themselves to moving their communities and schools forward during three days of intensive instruction and interaction at WVU Jackson’s Mill. The annual Fall Leadership Conference, held in November, was presented by the Ohio-West Virginia Youth Leadership ...

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Man With History of Cheating Is Caught On ‘Hook-Up’ Sites

DEAR ABBY: I just found out my husband of 18 years has been going to “hook-up” websites. He says he was just looking at the pictures, but I don’t believe him. I have caught him cheating twice in the past, so it’s hard to trust him. My problem is, he knows I can’t leave him because ...

Prepare for Valentine’s Day 2020

The oldest known valentine is a poem written in 1415 by Charles, Duke of Orleans, to his wife after he was captured at the Battle of Agincourt and imprisoned in the Tower of London. A few years later, King Henry V hired John Lydgate, a writer, to compose a valentine note to Catherine of ...

A Switch To Red

Dear Heloise: This is a safety tip for the kitchen. Some kitchens have a set of ELECTRIC SWITCHES that are usually on the side of the sink on the wall. One switch turns on the light above the sink, and the other switch turns on the garbage disposal. I paint the switch for the garbage disposal ...

Man’s Low Ambition Cast Shadow on Couple’s Future

DEAR ABBY: I have been dating a great guy for a year and a half. He’s funny, smart, and when he comes to my house, he washes my dishes and plays with my son. He is attentive, and he cooks for me. He is always buying me little things like a desk coffee heater because he knows I love hot ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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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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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 ...

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 ...

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Community Auditions Schedled for ‘Death Of A Salesman’ at OUE

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The Theater Department of Ohio University Eastern Campus announces open community auditions for its upcoming production of “Death of a Salesman” Wednesday, Jan. 22, and Thursday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m. Written by American playwright Arthur Miller, “Death of a Salesman” ...

Pittsburgh Public Theater Presents ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

PITTSBURGH — In artistic director Marya Sea Kaminski’s first musical at Pittsburgh Public Theater, a legendary plant meets an irresistible pop score. Pittsburgh Public Theater starts 2020 with the musical comedy “Little Shop of Horrors,” with book and lyrics by Howard Ashman and music ...

Lunch With Books Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

WHEELING — Marvin Jefferson portrays Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through Chautauqua (first-person historical characterization), followed by a question and answer session during the upcoming Lunch With Books program beginning at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at the Ohio County Public Library in ...

Moundsville Bluegrass Band Crandall Creek to Compete in Nashville

MOUNDSVILLE — Crandall Creek Band will compete in the 46th annual Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America Bluegrass Music Awards Show on Feb. 1 in Nashville, Tenn. Bell Buckle recording artist Crandall Creek is a high-energy bluegrass band based in Moundsville, W.Va. 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 ...