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Symphony Celebrates Historical Piece, Violin

November 1, 2015 History is the centerpiece of the Wheeling Symphony’s Masterworks II concert that features Stravinsky’s exhilarating “Firebird Suite,” a celebration of the 150th anniversary of Sibelius’ birth and a... more »»

Collectors Stake Interest on Vampire, Halloween Novelties

November 1, 2015 I surprised my grandchildren at dinner this week when I told them that Dracula was real and that people used to be so concerned about traveling into his “neck of the woods” that there are real... more »»

Scare Factor Propels Popularity of Horror Films

November 1, 2015 Horror films have been popular since the dawn of moviemaking because “enjoying a good scare has never gone out of style,” film scholar Jay Morris believes. more »»

Baum Marks 90 Years

November 1, 2015 Mary Lee Baum of Moundsville celebrated her 90th birthday on Saturday, Oct. 31. She was born Oct. 31, 1925, in Littleton, to the late Alfred and Jennie Lea Cro. more »»


November 1, 2015 Moundsville Class of ’58 Moundsville High School Class of 1958 is having a luncheon at the Guest House in Moundsville at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5. more »»

Laughlin to Perform For Woman’s Club

November 1, 2015 The Woman’s Club of Wheeling will meet at Monument Place, Kruger Street, Wheeling, on Friday, Nov. 6. The board of directors will meet at 10:45 a.m. with club president Eileen Simon presiding. more »»

Special Activities

November 1, 2015 Organ-Choral Vespers St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 1410 Chapline St., Wheeling, will present All Saints’ Day Organ and Choral Vespers at 4 p.m. today, Nov. 1. The service is open to the publi. more »»

‘Giving Tanks’

October 30, 2015 Students at West Liberty and Bethlehem elementary schools are giving thanks by “Giving Tanks” — tankfuls of gasoline for patients who need help with transportation to cancer treatment session. more »»

Dancing With the Ohio Valley Stars

October 25, 2015 “Dancing With the Ohio Valley Stars” is poised once again to bring together a motley assortment of colorful dance contestants to raise money for a good cause. more »»

A Modern Take on Local History

October 25, 2015 A local English professor has partnered with the Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh to introduce her students to some of Ohio County’s historical gems. more »»

Arts Commission Announces Meter Mural Project Winners

October 25, 2015 A miniature mural of an aquatic scene, inspired by nearby Coleman’s Fish Market, has netted the Best of Show prize in the Centre Market Parking Meter Mural Project, sponsored by the Wheeling Arts ... more »»

Collectors Get Fired Up About Hair Irons

October 25, 2015 No matter how commonplace the item, somebody somewhere just loves it. There are antique collectors for just about anything, even old curling iron. more »»

Two Sisters Mark 60th CSJ Jubilees

October 25, 2015 Sister Christine Riley and Sister Mona Farthing are celebrating their 60th jubilees with the Congregation of St. Joseph. They celebrated with Eucharistic liturgy Saturday, Oc. more »»

November Calendar

October 25, 2015 Nov. 1-30 — Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Nov. more »»

Special Activities

October 25, 2015 Spaghetti Dinner The Wheeling Park High School band will hold a spaghetti dinner at St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church, 141 Kruger St., Wheeling, from noon-6 p.m. today, Oct. 25. more »»

A Born Chooser

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Adena Couple Grows Tomato Plants Towering 10-Feet Tall

October 21, 2015 When Chris Thompson and her husband Bob of Adena were given tomato plants this summer, they never dreamed the fruit’s stalk would grow to be 10 feet tall. more »»

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