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Taste of Home: Western Garden Yields Eastern Crops

BETHLEHEM — Even in an era in which gourmet groceries can be ordered online and delivered to one’s door, it’s still pretty tough to come by an opo squash that can grow tall as a person, long beans or a spinach-like green that must be grown in water. That’s why both sides of Nikki ...

Crosscurrents Art Exhibit Opens, Winners Named

WHEELING — Creative freedom, diverse perspectives, talent, camaraderie and recognition are hallmarks of Oglebay Institute’s annual Crosscurrents art exhibition at the Stifel Fine Arts Center in Wheeling. A staple in OI’s exhibition season for 43 years, Crosscurrents is a unique blend of ...

Scenes of Spring in Full Swing

Isaac Herron of Windsor Heights takes his four-legged companion Wolfie out for an afternoon stroll this week along Heritage Trail in Wheeling. This week marked the midpoint of the spring season, as local residents took advantage of pleasant days between rainy periods with temperatures ...

Water Pollution Control Division Logo Contest Winner Named

WHEELING — Ariah Zervos, a sixth grade student at Linsly, has been selected by well-known environmental activist Erin Brockovich as the winner of Wheeling’s Water Pollution Control Division’s logo contest. Zervos was presented with a certificate and a $500 Visa gift card by Mayor Glenn ...

Crosscurrents Exhibit To Open at Stifel Fine Arts

WHEELING — Opening of the 2022 Crosscurrents art exhibition at Oglebay Institute's Stifel Fine Arts Center will take place Thursday, May 12. A free reception begins at 6:30 p.m., and awards will be announced at approximately 7 p.m. For those who cannot attend the awards ceremony in ...

Paws For The Cause: A Civil War Dog Story

WHEELING — The Ohio Valley Civil War Roundtable will host storyteller Chris Hart who will relate the experiences of a Civil War Soldier and a dog called Curly. His presentation will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, inside West Virginia’s Independence Hall’s court room in downtown ...