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CCHS Class of ‘70 Seeks Classmates

The Wheeling Central Catholic High School Class of 1970 is planning its 50th class reunion for July 31 and Aug. 1, 2020. The class graduated 250 students. Reunion organizers have lost track of the following classmates and if anyone has any contact information about them, they are asked to ...

Special Activities

Newcomers Club The Wheeling Newcomers Club will meet at Wheeling Country Club at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. The program will feature a gift exchange; participation is optional. After the program, luncheon will be served. There is a cost for the meal; a vegetarian option is available. For more ...

Books Make Great Gifts This Holiday Season

(StatePoint) For young and old alike, books make great holiday gifts. To wow your favorite readers this season, consider the following titles, which will allow them to become armchair explorers, travel back in time, or even take an inner journey to learn more about themselves. ∫ Send your ...

Dunfee Honored for Her Live Healthy, Live Well Programming

HERSHEY, Pa. — Lorrissa Dunfee, Family and Consumer Sciences educator at the Ohio State University Extension Belmont County, was honored recently at the National Extension Association for Family and Consumer Sciences’ 85th annual session, whose theme was “Nurturing the Richness of ...

Central Students to Collect Food This Saturday

WHEELING—Students, faculty and staff will take to the streets of Wheeling today to distribute bags for the 49th annual CCHS Canned Food Drive. The “signature bags” are brown paper bags with distinctive flyers attached. Pick-up for the drive is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 7 beginning at ...

Artworks Around Town Features Works by Susan Dorsch

Editor’s Note: Each month, Artworks Around Town will tell us about its member artists. This week will feature artist Susan Dorsch. WHEELING —Artworks Around Town member artist Susan Dorsch is a native of West Virginia currently living in Wheeling. Her talents cross over many lines and go ...

Enchanted Breakfast Tickets Available

WHEELING — Tickets are on sale now for the first Enchanted Winter Breakfast to benefit the Winter Freeze Shelter operated by Youth Services System. The event takes place from 9-11 a.m. Dec. 14 at Generations Pub, 338 National Road. Guests young and old are invited to dress in costume and ...

Special Activities

Advent Procession St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 1410 Chapline St., Wheeling, will present an Advent Procession of Lessons and Carols at 4 p.m. today, featuring Benjamin Britten’s “Ceremony of Carols.” A festive wassail reception will take place in the parish hall after the service. ...

Dedication of Gold Star Memorial Marker Held

NEW CUMBERLAND — Early in October, the New Cumberland Garden Club did something that has never been done in West Virginia before. Under the leadership of their President, George Hines, they installed and dedicated the first ever Gold Star Family Memorial Marker. In the George Hines ...

‘Polar Express’ Excursion a Fan Favorite

DENNISON, Ohio — Tickets are still available for the popular holiday train excursion — “Polar Express” — at The Dennison Railroad Depot Museum at Dennison, Ohio. The Polar Express trips this December are in conjunction with the support of the Genesee and Wyoming Railroad. This ...

Dunfee Honored for Live Healthy, Live Well Program

HERSHEY, Pa. — Lorrissa Dunfee, Family and Consumer Sciences educator at the Ohio State University Extension Belmont County, was honored recently at the National Extension Association for Family and Consumer Sciences’ 85th annual session, whose theme was “Nurturing the Richness of ...

‘Newhart,’ ‘Deadwood’ Star Will Visit Wheeling Library

WHEELING — Are you a fan of “Newhart,” “Deadwood” or “True Blood?” If you answered “yes” to any of these, then you know William Sanderson, author of the new memoir, “Yes, I’m That Guy: The Rough-and-Tumble Life of a Character Actor.” Sanderson will visit Lunch With ...

Special Activities

Ladies League The Ladies League of Marshall County will meet in John Marshall High School’s commons at 7 p.m. Monday. A representative from Amedisys Hospice will be the guest speaker. Reservations will be taken for a Dec. 9 Christmas party at Moundsville Country Club. Members are asked ...

‘E.T.’ to Be Shown at Towngate

WHEELING — Thirty-seven years ago, a little lost alien, 3 million light years from home, wandered into the life of a lonely young boy and into the hearts of moviegoers around the world. “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial” finds his way to the Towngate Theatre big screen at 7:30 p.m. Nov. ...

December Calendar

Dec. 1-31 — Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Dec. 1-31 — Good Zoo, Oglebay Park, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 1-Jan. 5 — Oglebay Institute’s Mansion Museum, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday through ...

SWPA to Host Gratitude Dessert Night, Caroling

WHEELING — The South Wheeling Preservation Alliance will meet at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 3536 Eoff St. immediately following the 6:30 p.m. Neighborhood Watch meeting. Following tradition, the SWPA’s Leadership Board will provide homemade desserts for the November ...

Heart Ball Committee’s Annual Fashion Show Is Dec. 7

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Fashions, food and wine will come together for the Ohio Valley Heart Ball Committee’s annual style show — “Extra!” The event will happen at the Goodman home in St. Clairsville from 7:30-10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. Space is limited so people are encouraged to ...

Wheeling Rotary Helps YWCA Clients Celebrate Good Times

WHEELING — A service project by the Wheeling Rotary Club has provided clients at the YWCA Wheeling with party ingredients all tucked inside colorful paper sacks. Rotary members recently delivered about a dozen Celebration Bags to the YWCA Wheeling to give to their clients. To these ...

WLU Choirs to Present ‘Holiday Voices of Light’ Concert

WEST LIBERTY — Enjoy a festive celebration of choral music as the West Liberty University Choirs present their annual holiday concert at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 23 at Christ United Methodist Church, located at 1232 National Road, Wheeling. The concert is free and open to the public, ...

‘Radium Girls’ Take the Stage At West Liberty’s Kelly Theatre

WEST LIBERTY — West Liberty University will have a special guest on hand for its student production of the play “Radium Girls” today — the playwright. “We are thrilled that playwright D.W. Gregory is coming to campus to see the show and provide the cast, crew, and audience, with a ...