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Brothers sell lemonade for Wheelchair Misison

July 5, 2012 By BETSY BETHEL Life Associate Editor Garrett Czapp enjoys many activities of a typical 6-year-old. more »»

Annual Concert Celebrates Country’s Independence

June 30, 2012 Sensational tenor Edward Washington II will join the merry music makers for a star-spangled Independence Day Extravaganza at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Wheeling. more »»

Remembering The Mount

June 24, 2012 A long-awaited film, examining the history and documenting the final days of Mount de Chantal Visitation Academy in Wheeling, has been completed. more »»

Local Eatery Featured In ‘Zine

June 24, 2012 Another notable Wheeling eatery is being featured in PARADE Magazine. more »»

Toys From Wheeling Childhood

June 16, 2012 Oglebay Institute’s Mansion Museum is debuting a new exhibit that celebrates the spirit of childhood by exploring the history and fun of old-fashioned toys. more »»

Reporting Abuse

June 11, 2012 As the man accused of perpetrating sexual crimes against children at Penn State University prepares to face a jury this week, legislation enacted by West Virginia lawmakers following that scandal ar... more »»

Artists, Students Bring Children’s Fairy Tales To Life

June 10, 2012 A fusion of ideas and a collaboration between academic and civic interests spawned a colorful, creative endeavor that has transformed a dreary set of highway underpinnings into a clever,... more »»

Restoring a Treasure

June 3, 2012 Capping off four decades of restoration at West Virginia Independence Hall, classical decorative artwork has been re-created in the vestibule of the National Historic Landmark in Wheeling. more »»

Rayland Man earns Fulbright

June 1, 2012 Like all seventh-graders at The Linsly School, Allen Flint of Rayland took German class. more »»

Farmers' Markets Growing Locally, Nationally

May 30, 2012 Farm fresh produce is coming to an outdoor market near you. Summer is farmers’ market season, and the Ohio Valley is ripe with market locations. more »»

Bethany Book Club Celebrates 75th

May 27, 2012 Tastes in literature and styles of entertaining have changed over the past three-quarters of a century, but one constant has remained: members of the Bethany Book Club have been reading and... more »»

Scientists Seek to Stall Alzheimer’s Earlier

May 23, 2012 WASHINGTON (AP) — Look for a fundamental shift in how scientists hunt ways to ward off the devastation of Alzheimer’s disease — by testing possible therapies in people who don’t yet show many... more »»

Debut Novel a ‘Triumph’ for Local Author

May 21, 2012 Author Wiley Cash of Bethany has scored a major triumph with his debut novel, “A Land More Kind Than Home,” an exploration of family and religion as secrecy and fanaticism collid. more »»

Glory Day: Strand Theatre Celebrates May 26

May 20, 2012 “It wasn’t exactly a parade. It wasn’t a time for celebration. It was a time to run for your life. more »»

When Food Turns Deadly

May 17, 2012 By BETSY BETHEL Associate Life Editor When Jami Robinson of Moundsville drops off her 7-year-old daughter, Audrey, at school, her fears go beyond hoping she will use her manners and obey the teache. more »»

‘Women Helping Women’

May 12, 2012 No matter where they call home, mothers around the world work hard to ensure their children are healthy and safe. There comes a time, however, when they have to let go. more »»

Traditional Family Embraces Modern Methods

May 12, 2012 Anna Stewart of Benwood always wondered what it was like for her birth mother, who gave her up for adoption at age 15. “She didn’t have to do it. She could have had an abortion. more »»

Couple Combines Tradition, Heritage in New Cookbook

May 9, 2012 Drawing upon family heritage and his late mother’s seminal work, Peter Zeranski and his wife, Laura, have written a new cookbook that updates traditional Polish recipes and introduces the ethnic far... more »»

Wash. Co. Native Comes to Town in ‘Mamma Mia!’

May 8, 2012 It was in the throes of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” that Michelle Weissgerber realized she was hooked on theate. more »»

Michelle Duffy in Tony-Nominated Musical

May 6, 2012 Wheeling native Michelle Duffy has taken a giant leap from her successful theater career in Chicago and Los Angeles, and has landed on Broadway in the recently opened musical, “Leap of Fait. more »»

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