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The Brightest and Boldest Go Back to School

August 11, 2012 Bold patterns and hues in jeans and tops. Bright neon in everything from shirts to shoelaces. more »»

Moundsville Girl Wins State Writing Contest

August 10, 2012 Ever wonder what happened after the tortoise beat the hare in the classic children’s tale? Zara Zervos, a 9-year-old Moundsville girl, got to thinking about it, too, and decided to write a story... more »»

Wheeling Symphony Auxiliary to Hold Event Aug. 25

August 5, 2012 The Wheeling Symphony auxiliary is holding a “Farm to Fork” event at Millie and Terry North’s Lawrencefield Bed and Breakfast in Wheeling Saturday, Aug. 25. more »»

Presenting...Wheeling Steel

July 29, 2012 A long-awaited book project documenting “It’s Wheeling Steel,” the storied national radio program that originated in the steelmaker’s hometown, is nearing completion. more »»

Elmhurst Hosts Celebration

July 22, 2012 There’s an old saying that “some things never change,” but at Elmhurst, The House of Friendship, a senior retirement residence in Wheeling, the residents, staff and supporters are applauding all of... more »»

Monet’s Garden

July 14, 2012 Claude Monet’s canvases are alive and well ... ... and growing at the New York Botanical Garden in Bronx, N.Y. more »»

Heritage Trip Planned

July 8, 2012 Area residents who were intrigued when August R. Carlino, president and chief executive officer of Steel Industry Heritage Corp. more »»

Chautauqua Institution: For the Heart, Mind and Spirit

July 8, 2012 Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. That word could sum up my week at Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, N.Y. more »»

Schrader Center to Host Program for Tri-state Educators

July 6, 2012 Educators throughout the tri-state who are interested in sparking creativity in children through nature and technology are invited to a free program at Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental... more »»

Paisley Foundation Awards Crittenton a Kindermusik Grant

July 6, 2012 Crittenton Services Inc. has received a gift of $500 from the Brad Paisley Foundation to be used to offer Kindermusik classes for young mothers and their children this summer. more »»

Brothers sell lemonade for Wheelchair Misison

July 5, 2012 By BETSY BETHEL Life Associate Editor Garrett Czapp enjoys many activities of a typical 6-year-old. more »»

Annual Concert Celebrates Country’s Independence

June 30, 2012 Sensational tenor Edward Washington II will join the merry music makers for a star-spangled Independence Day Extravaganza at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Wheeling. more »»

Remembering The Mount

June 24, 2012 A long-awaited film, examining the history and documenting the final days of Mount de Chantal Visitation Academy in Wheeling, has been completed. more »»

Local Eatery Featured In ‘Zine

June 24, 2012 Another notable Wheeling eatery is being featured in PARADE Magazine. more »»

Toys From Wheeling Childhood

June 16, 2012 Oglebay Institute’s Mansion Museum is debuting a new exhibit that celebrates the spirit of childhood by exploring the history and fun of old-fashioned toys. more »»

Reporting Abuse

June 11, 2012 As the man accused of perpetrating sexual crimes against children at Penn State University prepares to face a jury this week, legislation enacted by West Virginia lawmakers following that scandal ar... more »»

Artists, Students Bring Children’s Fairy Tales To Life

June 10, 2012 A fusion of ideas and a collaboration between academic and civic interests spawned a colorful, creative endeavor that has transformed a dreary set of highway underpinnings into a clever,... more »»

Restoring a Treasure

June 3, 2012 Capping off four decades of restoration at West Virginia Independence Hall, classical decorative artwork has been re-created in the vestibule of the National Historic Landmark in Wheeling. more »»

Rayland Man earns Fulbright

June 1, 2012 Like all seventh-graders at The Linsly School, Allen Flint of Rayland took German class. more »»

Farmers' Markets Growing Locally, Nationally

May 30, 2012 Farm fresh produce is coming to an outdoor market near you. Summer is farmers’ market season, and the Ohio Valley is ripe with market locations. more »»

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