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Lennex Celebrates 93rd

Thelma Lennex celebrated her 93rd birthday on Thursday, May 21. She was born in Cameron, West Virginia and was married 54 years to the late Elmer Lennex. She is retired from Ohio Valley Medical Center. She has four children, William ( Pat) Lennex of Broadway, Virginia; Gretchen (Wayne) ...

Journey of a Lamplighter

Antiques enthusiasts enjoy showing off their treasures and I had the pleasure of seeing an antique that I took care of for 35 years, finally placed in the perfect spot recently. The antique I refer to is an attractive newel post lamp. The brass figure is dressed in classic Roman attire and ...

Butler Reaches 97 Years

Denzil Butler of Cameron celebrated his 97th birthday on Saturday, May 23. He was born May 23, 1923, in Gilmer County,West Virginia. He was married to the late Genevieve Sampson and served in the U.S. Air Force. Butler still ministers at the List Street Church of Christ and enjoys gardening ...

Special Activities

Island Scholarship Winners Announced The Wheeling Island Community Association has awarded scholarships to Helena Queen from Wheeling Park High School and Sonny Peluchutte from Central Catholic High School. .Each received $1,000 from the Wheeling Island Community Association. Elm Grove ...

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Beat The Boredom

Today’s Sound On is about beating the boredom of social distancing: Dear Heloise: Everyone seems to be going a little stir-crazy with being indoors so much, but believe it or not, there is so much we can do while we are social distancing: * Start by cleaning out those closets and drawers. ...

Man Had Nonchalant Attitude About Locking Up at Night

DEAR ABBY: My husband has a bad habit of forgetting to lock up our house at night when he’s the last one to come to bed. On nine occasions I have gone downstairs after he’s in bed or awakened in the morning to find our sliding patio door or a garage door unlocked. I cannot understand why ...

Grocery And Meal Service Delivery Options

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend some good grocery and/or meal service delivery options for seniors? My 78-year-old mother has always shopped for herself, but since the coronavirus pandemic hit the grocery store shelves are always half empty, and she’s getting more fearful of leaving ...

A Tear in Artery Leaves Behind Headaches, Vertigo and Pain

DEAR DR. ROACH: Our 44-year-old daughter had an event called VAD, vertebral artery dissection — a tear in an inner artery — which has turned her life upside down. She was very fortunate to have been seen by an emergency room doctor who had heard of VAD and immediately put her on aspirin and ...

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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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Coulsons Make 60 Years

Alice Faye and Clifton “Leon” Coulson of Piedmont, Ohio, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, May 21. They were united in marriage on Saturday, May 21, 1960, at the residence of retired Rev. E.W. Lodwick in Mt. Pleasant, Ohio. Alice is the eldest daughter of the late ...

Pettits Celebrate 50th

The children of Mr. and Mrs. R. Douglas Pettit of Glen Dale happily announce their parents’ 50th wedding anniversary. Doug and Barb Pettit were united in marriage on May 23, 1970 at Simpson United Methodist Church in Moundsville. Doug is the son of the late Ray and Annalie (Jones) Pettit ...

Headmans Hit Golden

Carolann and Louis Headman of Follansbee celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 18. Headman and the former Carolann Black were united in marriage on April 18, 1970, at St. Anthony Church in Follansbee by the Rev. Harold Moore, now deceased. Louis is the son of the late Louis ...

Pollocks Mark 60 Years

Frank and Charlotte Somerville Pollock of Windsor Heights, celebrate their 60th anniversary today, May 10. Charlotte is retired from Stone & Thomas department store. Frank is retired from Wonder Bread. They are the parents of four children: Frank, Brian, and Crystal Pandurevic. One son, ...

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Kickoff of Wheeling’s Summer Events Postponed Until August

WHEELING — In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the kickoff of Wheeling’s summer events has been postponed until August. This includes Waterfront Wednesdays, Toe Tappin’ Tuesdays, Toe Tappin’ Tuesday’s, Too and Movie Nights. City Manager Robert Herron said while it was a difficult ...

Library Publishes Its First Issue Of Upper Ohio Valley Historical Review

WHEELING — Founded by the Wheeling Area Historical Society in 1968, the Upper Ohio Valley Historical Review is the only publication of its kind in the northern panhandle of West Virginia. Dedicated solely to local history topics, it has become a treasured publication and valuable tool for ...

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 ...

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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 ...