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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 »»

Former Shadyside Resident Pens First Volume in Trilogy

July 26, 2015 Former Shadyside resident Josh Kent’s first novel — part of a projected trilogy — is getting good response from fans of horror, fantasy, adventure and supernatural genres. more »»

Plein Air Workshops Set During Annual Event

July 26, 2015 Painters will take to the streets of Wheeling on Friday through Sunday, July 30 and Aug. more »»

Table Rock to Serve as Setting For Fourth Farm to Fork Event

July 26, 2015 The Wheeling Symphony Auxiliary’s fourth annual Farm to Fork event is set for Saturday, Aug. 22, and — as always, organizers noted — is fast reaching capacity of 100 guest. more »»

Hogan’s a Hero

July 26, 2015 Susan C. Hogan’s passion and interests have touched many in the Ohio Valley and beyond. more »»

YSS Plans Youth Celebration

July 26, 2015 The annual free celebration for local children and their families sponsored by Youth Services System will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, at Wheeling Park. more »»

‘It’s Wheeling History’ Trivia Challenge

July 26, 2015 The inaugural “It’s Wheeling History” championship game will be held at the historic Blue Church at 12th and Byron streets in East Wheeling at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7. more »»

Toss Corn Into the Mix

July 21, 2015 The two most common side dishes at a barbecue are coleslaw and potato salad. But as much as I love those, I firmly believe it’s time for corn salad to take its rightful place at the picnic table. more »»

Make Sure Spuds Aren't Duds

July 21, 2015 I’m not a fan of potato salad that tastes like a bunch of spuds smothered in mayo. I want more. At the very least, I want to taste the potatoes. more »»

Shrimp, Quinoa Combo Makes Robust Salad

July 21, 2015 By J.M. HIRSCH AP Food Editor The secret to a hearty summer dinner salad? Ingredients that come together in no time. more »»

Mount Pleasant Historical Society Presents Annual Homes Tour

July 19, 2015 Each year, the Historic Homes Tour welcomes several hundred people back to Mount Pleasant, celebrating the history of the quaint village. During the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, Aug. more »»

Town’s History Launches Young Man on Career Path

July 19, 2015 By BETSY BETHEL Life Editor Jon-Erik Gilot’s love of history started at his mother’s knee and continued as he grew up under the wings of members of the Mount Pleasant Historical Society. more »»

Looking for Traces of ‘Mockingbird’ in Harper Lee’s Hometown

July 19, 2015 MONROEVILLE, Ala. — Harper Lee’s novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” is always nearby in the southwest Alabama town of Monroeville. more »»

Dragon Boat Races Will Benefit Local King’s Daughters Child Care Center

July 19, 2015 The King’s Daughters Child Care Center in Wheeling is planning Wheeling’s Inaugural Dragon Boat Race to take place on the Ohio River on Saturday, Aug. 29. Opening ceremony is at 8:30 a.m. more »»

Scandinavia Seen By West Virginian Via Poetry’s Lens

July 19, 2015 With a poet’s facility for understanding languages and an artist’s keen eye for observation, West Virginia native Randi Ward communicates across international and cultural barriers and documents... more »»

Souvenirs Are a Summer Collectible

July 19, 2015 What traveler doesn’t bring home a souvenir or two over the summer months? These reminders of places once visited are an important part of vacatio. more »»

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