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February Calendar

January 25, 2015 Feb. 1-28 — Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Fe. more »»

Special Activities

January 25, 2015 Ohio County Council The Ohio County Community Educational Outreach Service will meet at the Valley Grove community building at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 2. more »»

Jansa to Screen Series, ‘Sustainability Pioneers’

January 25, 2015 Kirsi Jansa, a documentary filmmaker who presented “Gas Rush Stories” at Olney Friends School in Barnesville a year ago, is coming back to screen her new documentary series, “Sustainability Pioneers. more »»

Learn About Jefferson’s Gardening Interests

January 25, 2015 The botanical and horticultural interests of President Thomas Jefferson will be a primary focus for the Ohio County Master Gardeners’ Public Garden Lecture Series this year. more »»

‘Reluctant Dragon’ at Towngate

January 25, 2015 Towngate’s Children Theatre presents “The Reluctant Dragon,” a delightful tale of the unlikely friendship between a peace-loving, poetry-spouting dragon who prefers a cup of tea to a battle and a... more »»

WLU’s Trifonoff To Compete at Nationals

January 25, 2015 It might be time for America’s Oscars but the West Liberty University campus is celebrating the school’s performance at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. more »»

Waldman Comes To Tyler County

January 25, 2015 When Alaska’s fiddling poet Ken Waldman comes to the Tyler County Senior Center in Middlebourne Thursday, Jan. more »»

Local Lore of City’s Age-Old Scandals Revisited

January 23, 2015 Researchers Jeanne Finstein and Judi Hendrickson shed some light on the dark side of Wheeling’s history for a Lunch With Books program at the Ohio County Public Library Tuesday, Jan. 2. more »»

Stifel Exhibits Talents of Top Area High School Art Students

January 23, 2015 Oglebay Institute opened its annual Regional High School Student Art Exhibition last week with a public reception and awards ceremony at its Stifel Fine Arts Center in Wheelin. more »»

Dowler Schreyer House In Warwood Is Restored Gem

January 23, 2015 I’ve lived in the Warwood section of Wheeling all my life, so it was very rewarding to finally visit Shady View. This is the name of the Dowler Shreyer home, located at 1900 Warwood Ave. more »»

Detroit Native Puts Down Roots in Ohio Valley

January 21, 2015 Gaylynn Johnson has always had a knack for gardening. more »»

Talking to Kids When Bad Things Happen

January 19, 2015 By MARY JO RAPINI For the News-Register With more terrorist attacks in the news, parents are faced with the question of how do we talk to our children about what happened, and then help them feel... more »»

Loft Gallery Hosts Guild Show

January 18, 2015 Seeking “to preserve and promote the creative lifestyle” in the Mountain State, the West Virginia Art & Craft Guild has brought its 10th juried competition to the Wheeling Artisan Center. more »»

Lecture Series On Valley History Set

January 18, 2015 In a joint effort to promote awareness of the rich Ohio Valley history, the Bellaire Public Library and the Great Stone Viaduct Historical Education Society are again teaming up to sponsor the Local... more »»

WJU Employees Record Album

January 18, 2015 What happens when you put three Wheeling Jesuit University employees in a room with guitars and recording equipment? A locally-made album is born. David “Puddy” Agans, Tom Breiding and the Rev. more »»

Cummings Recognized for Service

January 18, 2015 Dr. Darrell . more »»

Vibrant Display Brightens Up Winter’s Gray

January 18, 2015 The dull gray color of winter won’t be able to compete with the vibrant display of artwork at the Summit Art Gallery in Weirton later this mont. more »»

Moninger to Mark Her 107th Birthday

January 18, 2015 Margaret Moninger of New Freeport, Pa., will celebrate her 107th birthday Wednesday, Feb. 4. She was the fifth out of nine children born to Henry and Lucinda Isiminger and grew up in the Aleppo, Pa. more »»

Wiesner Reflects on Boyhood in Germany, Poland During WWII

January 18, 2015 Speaking to a standing-room-only crowd at the Ohio County Public Library, Harald Wiesner of Wheeling told of his grim boyhood in Germany and Poland during World War II and recalled the challenges... more »»

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