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Flights Of Fancy

April 10, 2016 Collectors enjoy the thrill of the hunt as they search for their favorite treasure. more »»

Performances Highlight 2016 WJU Gaudiosa

April 10, 2016 Performances by alumni, students, faculty and Pittsburgh’s River City Brass will be featured at Wheeling Jesuit’s Gaudiosa 2016. more »»

Smoking Jacket Made of Cigar Bands

April 10, 2016 Fabrics were expensive in the 18th and early 19th centuries. Recycling was important and every scrap of fabric left from a sewing project was saved to make a quilt or even a “coat of many colors. more »»

‘Painting With A Purpose’ to Benefit Zion Playground

April 10, 2016 Zion Christian Retreat and Nature Center in Flushing will host “Painting with a Purpose” instructed by Roxanne Bruce of Creative Canvas at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 21. more »»

‘What Do I Want to Be’ Authors Visit Schools

April 10, 2016 Bethlehem and West Liberty elementary schools recently welcomed a pair of visitors who spoke to students about a very important topic. more »»

Training Planned to Recognize Mental Health Problems in Youth

April 7, 2016 By LINDA COMINS Staff Writer A training session for youth workers is being offered locally to help them recognize warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents. more »»

Activities Mark Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 4, 2016 Blue pinwheel gardens are popping up throughout the Ohio Valley to mark National Child Abuse Prevention Month in?April. more »»

History Center Exhibit Includes Marx Toys

April 3, 2016 The Heinz History Center has a new exhibit featuring toys from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s. And though the collection is on loan from the Minnesota Historical Society, there is an Ohio Valley connectio. more »»

Marx Toy Museum To Close

April 3, 2016 The nonprofit Marx Toy Museum on Second Street in Moundsville, which opened Friday for the season, will close permanently on June 30 but will continue its mission to preserve the work of Louis and... more »»

Taylor Celebrates 90th

April 3, 2016 Helen Taylor of Wheeling will celebrate her 90th birthday on Monday, April 4. She was born in Broughton, Pa., on Easter Sunday, April 4, 1926, to the late Joseph and Elizabeth Skedel of McGraws Run. more »»

Childhood Gatherings Inspire Harshman’s New Book

April 3, 2016 Wheeling author Marc Harshman drew upon memories of family gatherings from his childhood as inspiration for a new children’s picture book. more »»


April 3, 2016 Moundsville Class of ’58 Moundsville High School Class of 1958 is having a luncheon at the Guest House in Moundsville at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 7. more »»

Basket Collecting For the Addicted

April 3, 2016 Visiting my daughter’s house at Easter, I was amazed at the size of the children’s Easter baskets! These straw baskets were big enough to hold a small child! When I remarked on the ungainly size of... more »»

Poetry Group To Read at Towngate

April 3, 2016 The local poetry group The Prosers returns to Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 9, in celebration of National Poetry Mont. more »»

Special Activities

April 3, 2016 Pancake Breakfast Bridgeport Knights of Columbus will hold a pancake breakfast at St. Anthony’s hall from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, April 3. Boutique Show Laughlin Memorial Chapel, 129 18th St. more »»

New People’s University to Explore Plays of Shakespeare

April 3, 2016 The latest series in the People’s University program at the Ohio County Public Library in Wheeling will explore the plays of William Shakespeare. more »»

Caught Up In ‘Crosscurrents’

April 3, 2016 A staple of Oglebay Institute’s art exhibition season, “Crosscurrents” is now open at the Stifel Fine Arts Center in Wheelin. more »»

Foundation Awards Prizes For Pierpont Essays

April 1, 2016 Three eighth-grade students from St. Michael Parish School in Wheeling have won the West Virginia Independence Hall Foundation’s first essay contest. more »»

Youngest Artists ‘Freer to Create’

March 27, 2016 For the 16th year, the Student Art Show of Excellence will be exhibiting the work of kindergarten through eighth-grade student artists from the local area at Artworks Around Town in Wheeling’s Centr... more »»

A Bloomin' Masterpiece

March 27, 2016 By BETSY BETHEL Life Editor Serendipity, among other things, has cropped up at the Spring Flower Show at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh, which was designed for the second... more »»

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