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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 »»

Wheeling Woman Is Weight Watchers Leader of the Year

May 17, 2013 Weight Watchers leader Becky Castilow is "the epitome of everything we're looking for in a staff member," Donna Diserio said. more »»

‘Civil War and Other Tales’

May 12, 2013 As part of the sesquicentennial observance of the Civil War and West Virginia statehood, a “Civil War and Other Tales” historic walking tour of Mount Wood Cemetery in Wheeling will be offered from... more »»

Ohio Native's Work Featured in Harvard Educational Review

May 10, 2013 An article by former Martins Ferry resident Michele K. more »»

‘It’s Never Too Late’

May 5, 2013 By LINDA COMINS Life Editor Friends of Wheeling officials presented three preservation awards — all given to college students — at the preservationists’ annual dinner Wednesday, May 1. Dr. more »»

Urban Expert Says: Restore Downtown ‘One Building, One Project at a Time’

May 5, 2013 WHEELING — Saying “it’s never too late,” urban land use expert Ed McMahon has urged community leaders to restore and revitalize Wheeling’s downtown “one building, one project, at a time. more »»

Children's Home Society Marks First Year in Northern Panhandle

April 29, 2013 Families interested in fostering or adopting children in the Northern Panhandle have a new resource in a very old state organization: the Children’s Home Society of West Virginia, which will... more »»

A Musical Milestone

April 28, 2013 It was 1980 when DeEtta White met Joyce Jingle. Jingle was “brand new,” she recalls. “She was still jingling!” White, a teacher at Madison Elementary at the time, was supposed to mentor Jingle. more »»

Ohio Valley Native Creates Perfect Gift Book for Mom

April 28, 2013 It could have been serendipity that took Laura Lynn Brown’s book, “Everything That Makes You Mom: A Bouquet of Memories,” from a pack of Post-It notes to an essay to a published book. more »»

Country Day School Invites Public to Discovery Day

April 26, 2013 Three hours of enriching children’s activities, from literature to music to origami, will take place Saturday at the free Community Discovery Day event at Wheeling Country Day School, 8 Park Road. more »»

Women Helping Women: Paper Bead Jewelry Sale Benefits Northern Uganda War Victims

April 22, 2013 By BETSY BETHEL Associate Life Editor It has been almost a year since Wheeling native Natalie Committee received an overwhelming response at a hometown event at which she sold jewelry made by women... more »»

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