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A Poet’s Life

WHEELING — Marc Harshman’s day unfolds in pretty much the way one might hope that the poet laureate of West Virginia’s would. There’s early morning correspondence and editing done in a sun-drenched study at the top of his Wheeling home. There are afternoon writing sessions in a ...

London School Fights COVID Fallout With Laptops, Bean Bags

LONDON (AP) — Nik Geraj’s voice fills with pain as he talks about how he struggled to help his daughter study during the coronavirus lockdowns that shut her school for more than four months over the past year. Before the pandemic, 6-year-old Mia was doing well. But she had a hard time ...

Rose, Sweet, Rose: Garden Bliss Bridges Communities

MOUNDSVILLE — Atop a high, green hill in Marshall County is the kind of place gardeners dream about. Think late May and a sea of green buds ready to explode into every color of rose that is possible. Think not a single dead cane or yellow leaf in sight. Think, too, of gardening at a ...

People’s U. Returns With ‘Bugs & People’

WHEELING — What do cicadas and people have in common? Both are re-emerging and re-uniting this summer. Inspired by the return of Brood X or the Great Eastern Brood of periodical cicadas, the People’s University at the Ohio County Public Library will offer an eight-class summer series on ...

Six Join Psi Chi Honor Society at Wheeling University

WHEELING — The psychology department at Wheeling University recently welcomed six new members to its honor society during an induction ceremony. Psi Chi, the international honor society for Psychology and the University’s oldest honor society, held its induction ceremony and welcomed the ...