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McDonald’s Restaurants To Honor Nurses

PITTSBURGH — McDonald’s owners and operators across the tri-state area are demonstrating their gratitude to professional nurses with some special offers on Nurse Appreciation Day, Thursday, May 12. All nurses in uniform or with ID are invited to visit any participating restaurants in ...

ANNUAL VIENNESE WINTER BALL IS HELD

The Viennese Winter Ball, an important fundraiser as well as one of the most elegant social events of the season, recently took place at Glessner Auditorium in Wilson Lodge, Oglebay. The ball generates funds for the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra. A highlight of the event is the participation ...

Raising the Roof Art Auction Take Home a Piece of Wheeling History

WHEELING — The Raising the Roof Art Auction May 7 at Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center gives attendees a chance to take home a piece of Wheeling history. More than 50 artists, both working professionals and emerging artists from the tri-state area, have created art using ...

Good Dog! Because ‘Love’ Is a Four-Legged Word

BELLAIRE — Jumping, barking and tearing about are such fun — but the ones who control the treats are talking “sit” and “down” and seem to expect something. What’s a good dog to do? Jill Robbins — a Spanish teacher at Wheeling Park High School by day — is among an ...

Feeling Blue In Today’s World? Head For Belgian Bluebells!

HALLE, Belgium (AP) — Nature’s beauty is rapturous again this springtime — flaunting its purple haze of bluebells in the woods south of Brussels. This time though, any and all can enjoy the spectacle following two years of pandemic measures that had kept visitors to a trickle. And ...

Spanish-Language Mass Returning to Ohio Valley

WEIRTON — There are times — whole decades if need be — that an immigrant who grew up speaking another language can function in English, according to Nicaraguan-born Horacio Gonzalez. Working, shopping, schooling and — eventually — thinking all in English. But, sometimes, it does ...