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September 28, 2014 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, Oct. 2. more »»

Jewell to Speak At WVNCC

September 28, 2014 Geri Jewell, comedian, actress and in-demand motivational speaker, is headlining a series of events at West Virginia Northern Community College in celebration of Disabilities Awareness Month in... more »»

Homeschool Connection to Display Art

September 28, 2014 Artwork by students of the Ohio Valley Homeschool Connection will be on display at the Francis Creative Arts Center in New Martinsville Sunday, Oct. 5, and Saturday, Oct. 2. more »»

Cuspidors — An Unusual Collectible!

September 28, 2014 I’ve learned some fascinating things along the way, writing this column. This week’s topic is no exception. The subject is cuspidors, a fancy-sounding word for spittoons. more »»

Pittsburgh Opera Artists to Entertain Music Club

September 28, 2014 Pittsburgh Opera young artists will entertain the Thursday Music Club at St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1409 Chapline St., Wheeling, at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 2. more »»

Special Activities

September 28, 2014 Ohio County Council The Ohio County Community Educational Outreach Service will meet at the Valley Grove community building at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 29. more »»

October Calendar

September 28, 2014 Oct. 1-31 — Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Oct. more »»

A ‘Bully’ Good Time For Guest Speaker

September 21, 2014 President Theodore Roosevelt had “a bully time” when he visited Wheeling on Sept. 6, 1902, greeted by throngs of citizens and railing against the nation’s unregulated corporate trusts. more »»

Newcomers Club Is a Lifeline for Members

September 21, 2014 The Wheeling Newcomers Club is something of a misnomer. At their monthly luncheon meeting on Sept. more »»

‘Downton Abbey’ Celebrated With OI Trip to Winterthur

September 21, 2014 The PBS mega-hit Masterpiece series, “Downton Abbey,” is one of the most widely watched television shows in the world. more »»

College Corner

September 21, 2014 Zachary Andrew Ratka, son of John and Karen Ratka of St. Clairsville, graduated from Virginia Military Institute in Lexington with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry. more »»

Rutherford Book Explores German Infantry Combat

September 21, 2014 A new book by Jeff Rutherford, associate professor of history at Wheeling Jesuit University, looks at the combat and occupation activities of three German infantry divisions operating in the... more »»

Marble Festival Begins Friday

September 21, 2014 The streets of Sistersville will be lined with marble displays, food vendors and much more while thousands of visitors attend during the 15th annual Sistersville Marble Festival, taking place Friday... more »»

Nichols’ Cinematic View Detailed in New Book by WJU Associate Professor

September 21, 2014 John Whitehead, associate professor of fine arts at Wheeling Jesuit University, takes an in-depth look at Mike Nichols’ Hollywood film directing in his new book, “Mike Nichols and the Cinema of... more »»

WLU Concert Series Opens 50th Season

September 21, 2014 West Liberty University opens the 50th anniversary season of its Concert Artist Series with a performance by soprano Colleen Gray, accompanied by Nanette Kaplan Solomon on the piano. more »»

‘Ghost & Mrs. Muir’ At Public Library

September 21, 2014 A performance of “The Ghost & Mr. more »»

Special Activities

September 21, 2014 Washington Acres Club The Washington Acres Community Educational Outreach Service Club will celebrate its 53rd anniversary this month. more »»

A Fun-Filled Afternoon of BBQ and Bluegrass

September 21, 2014 What does bluegrass, barbecue and symphonic music have in common? They all come together for a fun-filled afternoon when the Wheeling Symphony Youth Orchestra’s Bluegrass Barbecue fundraiser kicks... more »»

Health Educator’s Goal: Teach Healthy Lifestyles

September 18, 2014 As the new public health educator for the West Virginia University Extension Service in Marshall County, Molly Poffenbarger encourages families to live healthy lifestyles through gardening, choosing... more »»

News You Can Use

September 18, 2014 More Research Shows Tomatoes Fight Prostate Cancer Eat 10 portions of tomatoes each week and reduce your chances of prostate cancer by 18 percent, say researchers at the Universities of Bristol,... more »»

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