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Antique-Selling Business Spans Three Generations in Wheeling

WHEELING — As Debbie Lund bounded from floor to floor of a mammoth Victorian in Woodsdale, it was clear she knew every light switch and exactly where to duck one’s head when walking through the basement. That’s the kind of thing that happens when an antiques expert has spent months ...

WLU Welcomes Japanese Educator

WEST LIBERTY — West Liberty University welcomed a new international visitor this August as Manami Kawazoe of Japan moved onto campus and began her role as an official Japan Outreach Initiative Coordinator. The Japan Outreach Initiative (JOI) is a joint program of the Japan Foundation Center ...

Taking a Wild and ‘Wander’-ful Chance

WHEELING — Do you have to be able to draw well to be an artist? Attorney Cindy Fluharty always thought so. But, three years into a venture that started with the desire to create the kind of greeting cards she couldn’t find in a store, she’s not so sure. She has a sun-washed studio ...

Wheeling Park Students Ready to Rock

MOZART — There’s technically carpet on the floor and a dresser standing against one wall. But, Lunary is clearly a straight-up garage band in the same spirit as Nirvana, The Ramones and The Who. The only reason they are practicing indoors is there’s a spare bedroom in band member ...

Next Lunch With Books Investigates the Story Of ‘Foote: A Mystery Novel’

WHEELING — The next Lunch With Books program presented by the Ohio County Public Library will feature author Tom Bredehoft and will focus on his book “Foote: A Mystery Novel.” The program will take place at noon on Tuesday, Aug. 9. In the space of one weekend in Morgantown, West ...

Space to Grow

BETHANY — There was a moment — quite a few years ago now — when Karen McFadden looked into the rearview mirror of her car and saw her college-launched daughter standing alone, quivering her lip and getting smaller and smaller as mom drove away. The daughter was the second and last of ...