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Venter Shares Tales

August 9, 2015 By LINDA COMINS Staff Writer Stories and the arts inform individuals and connect them with other people, storyteller and restoration artist Sarel Venter believes. more »»

Poetry Series To Be Launched

August 9, 2015 A new poetry event is coming to the Lunch With Books program at the Ohio County Public Library. more »»

Uncommon Threads

August 2, 2015 By BETSY BETHEL Life Editor Several common threads run through the lives of Martins Ferry residents Jennifer Banks and Stacey Sacco, but it is their uncommon threads — the unique clothing they sew —... more »»

Nantucket Offers Summer Visitors a Whale of a Time

August 2, 2015 NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — Forget crowded Cape Cod and that other island frequented every summer by the Tourist-in-Chief. more »»

Area Eatery Can Boast 'Best Burgers'

August 2, 2015 Congratulations go out to the owners and staff of Avenue Eats in Wheeling which has been honored by the online site, Thrillist, on its ranking of restaurants serving the “33 Best Burgers in Americ. more »»

Special Activities

August 2, 2015 Summer Reading Party All children who participated in the Brooke County Public Library and Follansbee branch summer reading program are invited to a party at the library, 945 Main St., Wellsbu. more »»

Oglebay Resort To Host Greyt Escape Aug. 7-9

August 2, 2015 In its third year, Greyt Escape: Kennels to Kouches will be held at Oglebay, welcoming more than 200 attendees and their greyhound companions on Aug. 7-9. more »»

Stifel Center Hosts Watercolor Society

August 2, 2015 Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center is the site for the West Virginia Watercolor Society’s juried exhibition, “Aqueous 2015,” from now through Friday, Aug. 21. more »»

Marshall County Schools Nutrition Workers Honored

July 31, 2015 Two Marshall County nutrition staff members were honored for their efforts to improve food choices for local students this month. more »»

Wheeling Jesuit Names Mount Music Scholarship Winner

July 31, 2015 When Bernadette Tirador moves into her residence hall at Wheeling Jesuit University in August, she will be the third student to receive the Mount de Chantal Music Scholarship, a fund established by... more »»

Half Dolls Embody a Whole Lot of Charm

July 31, 2015 Many people aren’t sure what a half doll is, or why they were made. But I learned early about these antique treasures. more »»

Living Historian Explores U.S. Grant’s Military Experiences

July 31, 2015 Living historian Kenneth Serfass of Gettysburg portrayed Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at two area libraries last week, offering a personal perspective on the famous military leader. more »»

Junior League Plans Playground Upgrade

July 27, 2015 By BETSY BETHEL Life Editor A handicapped accessible swinging boat and a sensory exploration wall highlight the expansion and renovation work the Junior League of Wheeling has planned for the Janie... more »»

Junior League Plans Playground Upgrade

July 27, 2015 A handicapped accessible swinging boat and a sensory exploration wall highlight the expansion and renovation work the Junior League of Wheeling has planned for the Janie S. more »»

Summer Sanctuary

July 26, 2015 Sitting on her cozy second-story balcony surrounded by a variety of colorful plants, Lynette Pellarin is one of two Edgwood residents who say tending to a flower garden each summer has blossomed int... more »»

august calendar

July 26, 2015 Aug. 1-31 — Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Au. more »»

Special Activities

July 26, 2015 Ohio County Council The Ohio County Community Educational Outreach Service will meet at the Valley Grove community building at 10 a.m. Monday, July 27. more »»

Cunningham Marks 90th

July 26, 2015 Paul A. Cunningham of Beech Bottom will celebrate his 90th birthday on Monday, July 27. He was born on July 27, 1925 in Power. more »»

Beach Trip Includes Vintage Games

July 26, 2015 Riding home from the beach in the back seat of a Honda minivan recently gave me a hopeful experience. more »»

Nagy Celebrates 98th

July 26, 2015 Martha F. Surowka Nagy of Wheeling, formerly of Blaine, celebrated her 98th birthday on Thursday, July 23. She was born July 23, 1917 and was married to Frank “Tarzan” Nagy until his death in 1978. more »»

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