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Focus on ACEs in Film Showing at Moundsville Library

MOUNDSVILLE — A program at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library, 700 Fifth St., at 6 p.m. Nov. 18 will focus on Adverse Childhood Experiences. An award-winning documentary, “Paper Tigers,” will be shown with a special introduction by Jane Lambie. The event is free and open ...

Oglebay Institute Holiday Art Show and Sale Showcases Local Talent

WHEELING — Oglebay Institute’s annual Holiday Art Show and Sale not only benefits shoppers looking for unique gifts, it also supports local artists. The exclusive five-week show provides an outstanding opportunity for some of the region’s most talented artists and craftsmen to sell ...

Advertising Icons for Snack Foods Still Popular

Advertising continues to create memorable icons that collectors enjoy. Just this past week I learned that even today, young people enjoy advertising art as one of my professional colleagues educated me on the little Utz Girl. This friend is a talented graphic designer and actually dressed as ...

Rare, Restored Book of Hours Event in Wheeling

WHEELING — View one of the rarest books in the area, “Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis,” or “Book of Hours,” dating to 1480 and including 110 fine vellum leaves, which returned to Elbin Library recently after restoration and can be seen from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7 at the WLU Downtown ...

‘The Visit’ to Open Nov. 8 at Franciscan U.

STEUBENVILLE — What would you be willing to do for $1 billion? Franciscan University’s Theatre Department will explore this and other tough questions with their latest performance. “The Visit,” creatively considered a tragicomedy, will be performed Nov. 8, 9, 15, and 16 at 7 p.m., ...

Oglebay’s Festival of Trees Set to Take Place at Stifel Fine Arts Center

WHEELING — Oglebay Institute will present the Festival of Trees Nov. 8-22 at the Stifel Fine Arts Center in Wheeling. During OI’s Festival of Trees, the Stifel Center is transformed into a Christmas wonderland of trees, wreaths and garlands decorated by creative and skilled ...

Moscow Ballet to Perform ‘Great Russian Nutcracker’ in Wheeling

WHEELING — Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker” will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7 at the Capitol Theatre in downtown Wheeling. Ticket are available at https://www.nutcracker.com/your-city/get-tickets/wheeling. All the world is on stage in Moscow Ballet’s “Great ...

Duo to Appear At Local Music Club

BETHLEHEM — Suzanne McCormick and Ken Cover will perform for the Thursday Music Club at The Gathering Place at Woodview at 11 a.m. Thursday. Sponsors are Martha Haigwood and Kathryn Wallington. Cover is a musician, a high school math teacher in Ohio County and a member of the Gideons ...

Cool Stuff Made Locally for Oglebay Institute’s Holiday Art Show and Sale

WHEELING — Oglebay Institute’s annual Holiday Art Show and Sale not only benefits shoppers looking for unique gifts it also supports local artists. The exclusive five-week show provides an outstanding opportunity for some of the region’s most talented artists and craftsmen to sell ...

Turbanic’s Love of Painting Began With Grandfather’s Gift

Editor’s Note: Each month, Artworks Around Town at Centre Market will tell us about its member artists. This week will feature artist Lenora Turbanic. Completely self taught, area artist Lenora Turbanic creates awesome watercolor paintings that are realistic representations of animals big ...

City of Cleveland’s Own History Helps To Forge a New Future

CLEVELAND — Adventure seekers yearning for an interesting weekend destination or a good excuse for a one-tank trip can find much more than meets the eye when exploring Ohio’s big city on the North Shore. Many people who visit Cleveland may likely check out the Rock and Roll Hall of ...

Special Activities

Retired Teachers The Belmont County Retired Teachers Association will hold a luncheon and meeting at Belmont Hills Country Club, St. Clairsville, at noon Thursday. Reservations should be made by Monday by calling Donna Kennedy, 740-635-1264. We Three will present a program of musical ...

Halloween Keeps Getting Bigger and Bigger Yearly

Decorating for Halloween keeps getting bigger and bigger it seems. Just a generation ago, the holiday was mostly for the kids, a chance to trick-or-treat in homemade get-ups or inexpensive boxed costumes sold at the five and dime stores. Costumes weren’t nearly as scary either, the old ones ...

Show Band to Entertain Woman’s Club of Wheeling

WHEELING — The Woman’s Club of Wheeling will meet Friday at Monument Place, 91 Kruger St., with a program presented by Rick K and the All-Nighters. The executive board will meet at 10:45 a.m. and the general meeting will begin at 1 p.m. President Patty Travis will preside at both ...

Special Program Slated As a Salute to Steber

WHEELING — Randall Reid-Smith will present a special program about the life and career of Eleanor Steber at 10 a.m. Saturday in the auditorium on the lower level of West Virginia Independence Hall, 1528 Market St. The program is free and open to the public. Reid-Smith is curator of the West ...

2020 Viennese Winter Ball Sponsors Announced

The Viennese Ball Committee has announced the sponsors for the upcoming Viennese Winter Ball to be held at Oglebay’s Glessner Auditorium on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. Sponsoring the 2020 Cotillion are Gary and Missy Glessner. The dessert party at the event is sponsored by the ball’s executive ...

November Calendar

Nov. 1-30 — Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Nov. 1-30 — Good Zoo, Oglebay Park, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 1-30 — Oglebay Institute’s Mansion Museum, Oglebay Park, Nov. 1-8: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Nov. 9-Jan. 5: ...

Special Activities

Church Women United Church Women United will meet at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Boggs Run Road, Benwood, at noon Friday. There is a cost for the luncheon; reservations are to be made today by calling 304-242-5552. The program will be World Community Day with a theme of “Resolve to ...

Popular Trends in the Restaurant Industry

Dining out is no longer reserved for celebrating milestones or other special occasions. Many people dine out regularly for meals. A 2016 Gallup poll found that 61 percent of Americans eat dinner out at least once a week, and 16 percent are frequent diners, eating out three or more times per ...