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Bluegrass Band Is Recognized

June 16, 2012 The Wheeling Park High School bluegrass band has received some well-deserved recognition at one of its favorite performing venues. The band returned to the Gettysburg (Pa. more »»

Artist Chosen For Juried Exhibition

June 10, 2012 Artist Betsy Cox of Glen Dale has had a piece selected for the Three Rivers Juried Visual Art Exhibition in Pittsburgh this month. Her featured work is an abstract wall piece of ceramic and wood. more »»

New Arts Program Launches

June 3, 2012 An exciting new arts program is being launched in Wheeling through a partnership between the Ohio County Public Library, Oglebay Institute and Wheeling Jesuit University’s fine and performing arts... more »»

Local Artists On Display

May 27, 2012 Two Wheeling artists have been selected to participate in a current exhibition at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art in Greensburg, Pa. more »»

State Poet Laureate Named

May 20, 2012 Congratulations are offered to my good friend, Marc Harshman of Wheeling, who has received the prestigious honor of being named as West Virginia’s Poet Laureate Go. more »»

There’s Music In the Air

May 12, 2012 Music is definitely in the air in the Upper Ohio Valley! As the school year nears its conclusion, it’s time for spring concerts, both at the secondary and collegiate levels. more »»

Providing a Good Environment for Kids to Grow

May 7, 2012 Every once in a while you read something that resonates with you, and you carry it around — pulling it out when you need it, but always having it tucked away in your mind. more »»

Swann Moves On to The Homestead

May 6, 2012 Wheeling area residents who attended conventions or vacationed at The Greenbrier were accustomed to being greeted by Wheeling native Lynn Rine Swann, longtime director of public relations at the... more »»

Debunking the Myth of the 'A' Grade

May 4, 2012 “What do I need to do in order to get an A?” These are the words spoken every day in high schools and colleges across the countr. more »»

Bethany Prof Launches First Novel

April 29, 2012 Bethany College faculty member and author Wiley Cash, who held an official book-launching event at Bethany last weekend, is receiving considerable national (and even international) attention for his... more »»

Composer Receives Carnegie Honor

April 21, 2012 Wheeling native Charlie Wilmoth, a composer, musician and teacher who now lives in Columbus, received another prestigious honor when Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute commissioned him to write a... more »»

Writer Receives Award At Festival

April 15, 2012 Actor and writer Matthew Osceola Webster, 23, who grew up in Martins Ferry, has received a prestigious award from a theater festival in New York City, where he now lives and work. more »»

Bethany Professor Releases First Novel

April 8, 2012 “A Land More Kind than Home,” a first novel written by R. Wiley Cash Jr., assistant professor of English at Bethany College, is being released this mont. more »»

Community Involved In Theater Production

April 1, 2012 Wheeling Jesuit University’s spring musical, “Oliver!” is a community effort that features a cast of nearly 50 area schoolchildren. more »»

W.Va. Native To Perform With Yale Group

March 25, 2012 A young man with Wheeling area ties is performing with Yale University’s famed singing group, the Whiffenpoofs, in concert at the Clay Center in Charleston at 2 p.m. today, March 2. more »»

New Event Delights Audience

March 18, 2012 Adding to the area’s cultural scene, a new event — a Dance Gallery presented by the Wheeling Arts and Cultural Commission — delighted an enthusiastic audience at the Ohio County Public Library... more »»

‘Arthur Award’ Given to Local

March 10, 2012 All hail Judy Zavatsky, who “found” the Holy Grail in Camelot (aka the Capitol Theatre) during Thursday’s Broadway touring production of “Monty Python’s Spamalo. more »»

History Heroes Honored

March 4, 2012 We have learned that two more Northern Panhandle residents were among the folks honored as West Virginia History Heroes at the state Capitol Thursday, Feb. 23. more »»

Wheeling Native On Broadway

February 26, 2012 Actress Michelle Duffy, a Wheeling native, has landed her first Broadway role. Another Wheeling native, playwright Sean O’Leary, alerted me to a casting announcement that mentioned Duffy. more »»

Concert Series Resumes Today

February 19, 2012 The Stained Glass Concert Series at the Cathedral of St. Joseph, 13th and Eoff streets, Wheeling, resumes with a voice recital at 3 p.m. today, Feb. 19. Featured performers will be David J. more »»

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