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Operation Christmas Child Brings Comfort and Joy

December 16, 2012 Brenda was a 4-pound infant when her father packed her in a box and drove her on his motorcycle to his aunt’s house in the Dominican Republic because he and the baby’s mother did not want her. more »»

Families Focus Of Duffy’s New Book

December 9, 2012 As area families gather for holiday celebrations, a new book offers a fascinating historical view of Wheeling’s family groups and ethnic enclaves. more »»

Bethany Reps Up For Award

December 1, 2012 Two representatives of Bethany College — a faculty member and a student — are in the running for 2012 Broadway World awards for their work in productions presented in the Columbus region. more »»

It’s the Most ‘Creative’ Time of Year ...

December 1, 2012 The holiday season is a special time at Oglebay Institute, and staff members have put together a schedule of activities designed to spread holiday cheer and bring the community together to celebrate... more »»

Children's Conference Focuses on Prevention

November 26, 2012 The Ohio County Partners in Prevention Team with the Ohio County Family Resource Network will conduct the annual Partners in Prevention Conference from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. more »»

The Last Waltz

November 24, 2012 After 75 years of dancing, the Formals at Oglebay group will hold its final event next weekend. more »»

CLASSROOMS WITHOUT BORDERS: Local Chapter Plans to Send Students, Teachers to Holocaust Sites

November 18, 2012 What are some of the lessons learned from studying the Holocaust? For Dr. Zipora Gur of Pittsburgh, “It’s not about worrying. more »»

Award-Winning Set Designer 'Provides World of Imagination'

November 12, 2012 “Scene design is a funny job — painting a visual landscape for actors to exist on, providing a world of imagination for the play to live in. more »»

A Brush With Inspiration

November 10, 2012 I stood before the blank canvas with a paintbrush in my hand, a palette of colors to my side and my apron protecting my black and white shirt. It was a strange and new sensation. more »»

Morgantown Woman Stars in 'West Side Story'

November 6, 2012 Some very proud family and friends will be in the audience when MaryJoanna Grisso steps on the stage as Maria in “West Side Story” at the Capitol Theatre on Monday. more »»

Festival of Trees: Harbinger of the holiday season benefits youth mentoring program

November 4, 2012 When Patrick was 6, his father committed suicide. His mother abused drugs, and he often had to sneak food from school or wherever he could find it. His mother’s boyfriend physically abused him. more »»

‘Little’ Grows Up, Joins Board

November 4, 2012 .One of the worst things Bob Dobkin was told by a relative after his father’s death when he was 9 years old was that he and his brother were now the “men of the house. more »»

Innovative Alzheimer’s Care Is Topic of Event

November 1, 2012 By LINDA COMINS Life Editor Two area organizations plan to introduce innovative methods to help caregivers, families and clergy communicate and connect with people living with Alzheimer’s disease o... more »»

Warmuths pack up chili pots, head to Vegas

October 30, 2012 What are the odds? Husband and wife Brian and Rosemary Warmuth, organizers of the annual Wheeling Feeling Chili Cook-off, have qualified individually to compete in Las Vegas at the inaugural World... more »»

Fired Up!

October 27, 2012 By BETSY BETHEL Associate Life Editor Adena potter Ben Steffl Thompson creates much more than just functional, earth-toned vases, cups and bowls. He crafts little pieces of the Ohio Valley. more »»

Workshop: How To Include All Children

October 22, 2012 Children with mild to moderate disabilities of all kinds can and should be included in activities available to all children in the community, but that is not always the case, according to the Ohio... more »»

WJU, Sisters to Establish Mount de Chantal Conservatory

October 21, 2012 Officials of Wheeling Jesuit University have joined with the Sisters of the Visitation to announce plans to establish the Mount de Chantal Conservatory of Music at the universit. more »»

Country Star With Foster Background Jimmy Wayne to Perform for CASA

October 18, 2012 Jimmy Wayne is a country star with a big heart. more »»

Experience the Thrill of the Haunt

October 14, 2012 You duck through a doorway into a pitch-black room. After a few minutes of eerie silence, a floor board creaks to your left, followed by an icy blast of air in your fac. more »»

Families Pause to Honor Their Little Ones

October 8, 2012 Families who have lost babies during pregnancy or infancy may have very different ways of grieving, but a local group wants them to know they have one thing in common: they are not alone. more »»

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