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Teaching A Man To Fish

My dad was not exactly a patient man. When he served as editor of the Wheeling News-Register more than 30 years ago, I saw him in action. He demanded deadlines be met even if it meant slapping a wet photo print on his desk for approval. He hated to be late for anything. He was known to bark ...

Souvenirs, Popular Category in Collecting

Hopefully, despite the ongoing pandemic and rise of the delta variant, you got away to a vacation spot this summer. Souvenir and travel treasures are an important part of the collecting world. Spoons, plates, mugs, T-shirts, pennants, postcards and china are just a few of the items people ...

Dive Right In

There is a moment just before you reach the other side of the pool that you feel your lungs about to burst. Then you pop up above the water and inhale another life-giving breath. I did it! As a youngster, I would challenge myself to race under water across the wide expanse of the outdoor ...

New Gift Shop Another Reason to Visit Glass Museum

Did you hear the news reported last Monday by Joselyn King in this newspaper that Oglebay is now an additional location for the Wheeling Artisan Center? This new shop is perfect for the park and its visitors — and offers local residents another convenient spot to shop for products with ...

Where Does Charity Begin?

Did you know that for $11 a month you can help a disabled American veteran have a home designed especially for his or her physical needs? You probably already know that $12 a month helps caring people rescue abused and neglected animals. Maybe you have seen the commercials with the boys ...

Barware From Yesteryear In Vogue

Barware and cocktail party gear are always in vogue and offer a fun way to celebrate with friends. Vintage cocktail shakers add a touch of elegance to making a drink and also are a conversation starter. Cocktail stemware, wine glasses and novelty glasses are endless and easy to find at ...