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Congregation of St. Joseph Loves and Serves the Dear Neighbor

WHEELING — The soft clicking of knitting needles could be heard last weekend at the St. Joseph Retreat Center at Mount St. Joseph. It was a special meeting of the Knitting Circle that gathers regularly at the center operated in conjunction with the Congregation of St. Joseph at the Ohio ...

Rare ‘Book of Hours’ Returns Home

One of the most valuable books in the area returned home recently to West Liberty University’s Elbin Library after restoration performed by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) in Philadelphia. The 15th century illuminated “Book of Hours” is a Dutch manuscript ...

Janet Hart Is Featured Artist at Artworks Around Town

WHEELING — Artworks Around Town is pleased to announce Janet Hart will be the guest artist in the Studio Gallery for the month of November. The show will open with a free public reception from 5:30-8 p.m. Nov. 1. Hart, born in Martins Ferry, is now a resident of Wheeling. She began drawing ...

Wheeling YWCA to Host Inaugural Redhead Fest

WHEELING — The Wheeling YWCA is bringing a colorful event to the area — the Ohio Valley’s first Redhead Festival. The festival will be held from noon-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 at the YWCA, 1100 Chapline St., Wheeling. The Redhead Festival has multiple goals: to set a Guinness Book of ...

Tour of Island Mould Slated for Tuesday

WHEELING — A special tour of the renowned Island Mould & Machine Co. and Museum at 84 Joan St. in the Fulton area of Wheeling is on tap for the regular South Wheeling Preservation Alliance meeting on Tuesday. Anyone wishing to go on the tour is asked to meet at Trinity Lutheran Church in ...

Murder Mystery Night at Wheeling Central High School

WHEELING — Want something fun and exciting to do during the fall days of November, or better yet to take your sweetheart out and relive those totally rad days of your senior prom? Well the Wheeling Central Performing Arts Boosters will host the “Totally Rad ‘80s Prom’s Gone Bad” ...

Special Activities

Lunch With Books Poet George Bilgere of Cleveland will appear for the Wheeling Poetry Series and Lunch With Books at the Ohio County Public Library, 52 16th St., Wheeling, at noon Tuesday. The program is free and open to the public. Film Showing The Moundsville-Marshall County Public ...

West Virginia Independence Hall To Be Haunted by Spirits

WHEELING — The West Virginia Independence Hall Foundation will present a “Spirits from the Past” program at 7 p.m. Oct. 19 at West Virginia Independence Hall, 1528 Market St. Admission is charged and reservations by Oct. 15 are strongly suggested since attendance will be limited. The ...

C3 Food Network Offers Tips for Healthy Bodies and Souls

WHEELING — If good health is considered wealth, the folks at C3 church in Wheeling want you to be very well off. C3 Food Network is the latest offering at the church located at 250 Bethany Pike in Wheeling. This network is an ongoing group of people dedicated to healthy cooking and ...

Williams Returns to Ohio Valley For Wheeling Symphony Debut

WHEELING — Guitarist John Marcel Williams said he is excited to return to the Ohio Valley for his first performance with the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra. He will be the guest artist for the WSO concert, “Let’s Dance,” conducted by music director John Devlin, at the Capitol Theatre ...

Cuckoo Clock Discovery Features Twin Doors With Chirping Birds

After writing about my own cuckoo clock a month or so ago, I received several comments from readers telling me about their own clocks. It seems that cuckoos are treasured by many readers for sentimental reasons. One of the comments was from a resident of North Wheeling’s Victorian Old Town, ...

Jazz at the Stifel Fine Arts Center Set for Oct. 14

WHEELING — Oglebay Institute continues its tradition of bringing big city jazz shows to Wheeling. Internationally recognized jazz singer Lisa Yvonne Ferraro will perform in the historic Stifel Mansion at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14. A teller of stories and an interpreter of song, Ferraro has a ...

Crittenton Services to Hold Its Annual Soup-Salad Luncheon this Wednesday

WHEELING — Crittenton Services will kick off the fall season with its annual soup and salad luncheon Wednesday at the McLure Hotel, 1200 Market St. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Lunch begins at noon. Free parking is available in the adjacent garage. The luncheon features a buffet and ...

Collegiate Alumnae Plan Meetings

WHEELING — Collegiate Alumnae of Wheeling will hold five meetings for 2019-20. The group’s first meeting of the year will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday on the lower level of Christ United Methodist Church, 1232 National Road. After a brief business meeting, Bill Beatty will give a ...

Special Activities

Newcomers Club The Wheeling Newcomers Club will meet at Wheeling Country Club at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. The program will feature Maureen Zambito, antiques columnist for the Sunday News-Register. Luncheon will be served after the program. There is a cost for the luncheon; a vegetarian option is ...

Run for Your Life 5K to Benefit Wheeling Symphony

WHEELING — The Wheeling Symphony Auxiliary is sponsoring a zombie-themed 5K race, Run for Your Life, on Saturday, Oct. 19, at Wheeling Heritage Port. Online registration is available now at Tristateracer.com. Day-of race registration will be available beginning at 8 a.m. A mini-monster ...

Ford’s Warriors in Pink program

Members of the B.M. Spurr School of Practical Nursing at WVU Reynolds Medicine on Tuesday are shown making quilt squares at Jim Robinson Ford dealership at The Highlands for Ford’s Warriors in Pink program in the fight against Breast Cancer. The dealership invites the public to stop by again ...

Wellsburg Applefest Pageant Winners and Royalty Announced

WELLSBURG — The 2019 Wellsburg Applefest will fill the streets of Wellsburg Friday through Sunday with food, entertainment, crafts and everything apple. Prior to this weekend’s festival, the Wellsburg Applefest Pageant was held on Sept. 29 at the Wellsburg Moose Lodge, and the crowned ...