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Lincoln Exhibit to Open

August 11, 2013 Coinciding with the sesquicentennial observance of the Civil War and West Virginia statehood, West Liberty University is displaying a traveling exhibit, “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil... more »»

Artists Chosen for W.Va. Sesquicentennial Exhibit

August 5, 2013 Creative works by two area art professors are featured in a special state sesquicentennial show this summer. more »»

Breastfeeding Walk celebrates families, employers

August 5, 2013 When it comes to breastfeeding success, it’s all about support: from family and friends, healthcare professionals, other breastfeeding moms and, perhaps most of all, employers. more »»

Survive The Zombie Apocalypse!

July 28, 2013 Families who garden together ... more »»

GateKeeper Rocks at Cedar Point

July 21, 2013 SANDUSKY, Ohio — The landscape of Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky changed again this year, as the new GateKeeper has riders looping high above the main entrance six times at 67 mph. more »»

Historians Celebrate Madonna’s Facelift

July 21, 2013 WHEELING — A grand old lady of Wheeling has received a facelift, and civic leaders and historians are celebrating the restoration of this iconic figure — the Madonna of the Trail statue. more »»

Rivard Presents Images of Bygone West Virginia

July 19, 2013 Bygone images of rural West Virginia scenes and residents were shown at the Ohio County Public Library in Wheeling Tuesday, July 9. more »»

Northern Panhandle After-School Program Seeks Volunteers

July 19, 2013 After-school programs in Marshall and Brooke counties are looking for volunteers to work with children ages 5-13 at several sites once school starts in August. more »»

New Life for OLD CEmeteries

July 14, 2013 Cemetery conservation is alive and well in Wheeling, thanks to enthusiastic efforts of an energetic group of preservationists and history buffs. more »»

Food Allergy Training Kits Purchased for Ohio, Marshall County Schools

July 12, 2013 By BETSY BETHEL Associate Life Editor A desire to educate local educators about food allergies has led to the purchase of 27 formal training kits by the local nonprofit support group Ohio Valley Kid... more »»

A Master of His Art

July 7, 2013 It’s well known in the tri-state area that photographer Jay Stock of Martins Ferry is a master of his art, but now the legendary local lensman also is being recognized on an international level. more »»

‘Where Math Is Like Dessert’

July 5, 2013 In “Bedtime Math,” astrophysicist and mom of three Laura Overdeck pairs more than 100 fun, imaginative stories with age-appropriate math problems kids can do in their heads at bedtime. more »»

A Musical Tribute

June 30, 2013 A local celebration of the nation’s 237th birthday will include a salute to West Virginia’s sesquicentennial of statehood. more »»

Lights, Camera ... Passion

June 23, 2013 What is it that makes Pittsburgh a “movie town”? Is it the diverse scenic possibilities ... more »»

Playing for Keeps

June 16, 2013 When visitors open the door to an unassuming building on a quiet street in Moundsville, they enter into an alternative universe, populated by an amazing array of toys from playtimes past and accente... more »»

‘Fanfare’ Heralds Sesquicentennial

June 9, 2013 Drawing upon the Mountain State’s motto, American composer Kenneth Fuchs has written “Forever Free, Fanfare-Overture for West Virginia” to celebrate the sesquicentennial of the 35th state’... more »»

Art Exhibit Celebrates Statehood of West Virginia

June 3, 2013 To celebrate the sesquicentenntial anniversary of the statehood of West Virginia, Artworks Around Town at the Centre Market in Wheeling has created a once-in-a-lifetime show of six celebrated West... more »»


June 2, 2013 The curtain’s gone up on new curtains and a host of other aesthetic improvements at Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre & Cinema in Wheelin. more »»

An All-Around Artist

May 25, 2013 The artistic legacy of the late Virginia B. Evans — painter, designer, teacher and advocate from Moundsville — is examined in an impressive new book and exhibition. Dr. John A. more »»


May 19, 2013 My thoughts on Puerto Rico before visiting in February: Small island somewhere in the Caribbean. Spanish-speaking. Poor. Not especially pretty. An American territory, whatever that means. The en. more »»

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