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Family Ties Keep Laughlin Memorial Chapel’s Bond Strong in Wheeling

WHEELING — Family and the value of family ties is not just a concept at Laughlin Memorial Chapel in East Wheeling, it is a reality played out by employees, mentors and even Afterschool Jam students. There are currently four families either working together or attending one of the ...

Thursday Music Club Chorus Presents ‘Salute to America’

WHEELING — The Thursday Music Club’s spring concert will be held in the sanctuary of Elm Grove United Methodist Church, 125 Kruger St., at 11 a.m. Thursday. The event is open to the public. A luncheon, catered by Judi Porterfield, will be held in the church’s Newmeyer Hall after the ...

Miniature Portraits Offer A Glimpse Into Yesterday

The annual Oglebay Institute Antique Show and Sale is next weekend, April 5 - 7 at Oglebay Park’s Wilson Lodge. It opens with a 7-10 p.m. preview party that includes a Dessert with Antiques portion of the evening on Friday, April 5 that’s open to the public. Anyone looking for a first peek ...

The Rustic Mechanicals To Stage ‘Measure For Measure’ at Towngate

WHEELING — The Rustic Mechanicals, West Virginia’s only professional Shakespeare troupe, brings their Truth is Truth tour of William Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure” to Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre for a single performance at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 14. Existing somewhere ...

Analog & Then Some:The Allure of Fountain Pens

By KATHERINE ROTH Associated Press In an age of screens and keyboarding, when kids hardly learn cursive anymore, fountain pens — along with their old-timey accoutrements like blotters, bottled ink and fancy nibs — are making a comeback. There are jazzy new colors and styles, and an ...

april calendar

April 1-30 — Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. April 1-30 — Good Zoo, Oglebay Park, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 1-30 — Oglebay Institute’s Mansion Museum, Oglebay Park, closed. April 1-30 — Oglebay ...