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Lunch With Books Explores ‘The Borders of Our Minds’

WHEELING — The next Lunch With Books livestream program at noon on Tuesday presented by the Ohio County Public Library will focus on “The Borders of Our Minds” with historian and journalist David Mould. What are borders? Are they simply political and geographical, marked by posts, walls ...

Railroads, Civil War And Ulysses S. Grant Set For Next Lunch With Books

WHEELING — The Ohio County Public Library will welcome Ken Serfass as Ulysses S. Grant for the next Lunch With Books livestream program at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 5, for “Railroads in Civil War Strategy” with the general. The successful military commander wins because he is able to adapt ...

Special People’s University Program Offered Thursday

WHEELING — The Ohio County Public Library in Wheeling will play host to a special edition of People’s University — a livestream program beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 7. The program will be on “No. 639 — The Last of the Wheeling Trolleys.” The Seashore Trolley Museum in ...

Fans Say ‘It’s Always Been Star Lake to Me’ Anyway

BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. — While concert-goers have been eagerly awaiting the day live music returns without social distancing regulations involved, a beacon of hope appeared on social media earlier this week in the form of a blast from the past that — for many — brought back fond ...

Foxfire Christmas Set At the Quaker Meeting House in Mt. Pleasant

WHEELING — The next Lunch With Books session presented by the Ohio County Public Library will be “The Simple Life — a Foxfire Christmas from the Quaker Meeting House in Historic Mt. Pleasant, Ohio” with Don Feenerty and Music by Faire May. The event will be livestreamed on the Ohio ...

St. Nick Will Cruise Through the Streets Of Woodsdale Saturday

WHEELING — Santa Claus is coming to town again, only this time he will be greeting residents of Wheeling’s Woodsdale neighborhood. Jolly Old St. Nick reached out to Councilman Jerry Sklavounakis and said that he had such a great time in Elm Grove last week that he wants to return to the ...

Enjoy an Evening of Caroling At Oglebay Mansion Museum

WHEELING —The annual carol sing at Oglebay Institute’s Mansion Museum is going virtual this year. Join in the fun from 6-8 p.m. today, Friday, Dec. 18, on Oglebay Institute’s Facebook page. R.J. Gaudio-Troubadour will perform a mix of traditional holiday tunes and modern day ...

Virtual Christmas Concert At The Parlor in New Martinsville

NEW MARTINSVILLE — The Parlor Theater at Doolin Center in New Martinsville would like to invite everyone in the valley to attend a free live Virtual Christmas Concert beginning at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 22. Local musical groups the Foggy Meadow Band and Mixed Nuts along with special guests ...

Local Musicians Ready to Entertain for YSS Virtual Wheeling SleepOut Tonight

WHEELING — Several local musicians, a storyteller and none other than jolly old St. Nick himself comprise the entertainment lineup for the virtual Home for the Holidays-Wheeling SleepOut 2020 tonight, Friday, Dec. 4. The entertainment begins at 7 p.m. on the Youth Services System Inc. ...

Wheeling Symphony Orchestra Presents ‘A Not-So-Silent Night’

WHEELING — Wheeling Symphony Orchestra announces Main Street Bank and EQT Foundation present “A Not-So-Silent Night with the WSO.” The concert will feature guest soprano Larisa Martinez and be conducted by John Devlin. The holiday performance will air at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 10, ...

Rabbi Lief Will Explore Winter Holiday Symbols

WHEELING — Ohio County Public Library’s next Lunch With Books livestream program at noon on Tuesday, Dec. 8, will feature Rabbi Joshua Lief, who will present “A light in the Darkness: Comparative Winter Holiday Symbols. Rabbi Lief will tell online viewers about various winter holiday ...

WSO on the Go: Annual Fundraising Concert Goes Virtual

WHEELING — Wheeling Symphony Orchestra announces WSO on the GO Holiday from the Barn Virtual Concert and Fundraiser, featuring our Brass Quintet. The virtual performance will be streamed starting at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 6, and will be available until 10 p.m. WSO on the GO Party in the ...

Artworks Around Town to Feature Catlett’s Watercolors in December

WHEELING — December at Artworks will feature the works of skilled watercolor artist, Karen Catlett in the Studio Gallery. In the student section, pieces by members of Artworks will be on display. While Covid 19 safety measures are still in effect, an opening reception will not be held but ...

Bluegrass Band Crandall Creek Is Hitting the Charts

MOUNDSVILLE — Bell Buckle recording artist Crandall Creek continues to make waves on the bluegrass charts. “Drivin’ Me Insane” hit the charts in March and settled in for a total of 28 weeks so far. The song stayed in the Top 5 of the Bluegrass Today Grassicana Weekly Airplay Chart ...

Lunch With Books Begins Its ‘Lesser Known Legends Of Wheeling’ Series

WHEELING— The first entry in the new series, “Archiving Wheeling Presents: Lesser Known Legends of Wheeling,” will feature Joseph Ray. Dr. Christina Fisanick at the Ohio County Public Library’s weekly Lunch With Books virtual program. This first program in the series will take place ...