EVENTS: Good Times Brewing in Wheeling

The fifth annual Mountaineer Brewfest, a celebration of West Virginia’s finest craft and microbrews, will be held Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Heritage Port in Wheeling. Festival hours/admission vary according to ...

Scientist’s Award Is Out of This World

While many industries award top leaders in their fields with lifetime achievement awards, these awards are almost always terrestrial. But for Wheeling scientist and author Dr. Chuck Wood, the legacy of his care...

Show of Hands Looking for Applicants

Do you have an idea for a new business, a business expansion or a project that will impact Wheeling? If so, you are encouraged to apply for Wheeling Heritage’s Show of Hands. The winner will leave the event ...

Katy Wack Not Immune to Hard Work

Katy Wack started to love astronomy and exploration on a grand scale when her dad took her outside in their Springdale yard at night to look at the stars through a telescope and to witness events like meteor sh...

Symphony Auxiliary Looking for Volunteers

The Wheeling Symphony Auxiliary will have a student volunteer training session at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, at The Capitol Theatre for the 2018-19 symphony season. Students in ninth through 12th grades are invit...

Wheeling Symphony Youth Orchestra Sets Auditions

The Wheeling Symphony Youth Orchestra will hold auditions for those interested in joining the Philharmonic at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20, in the Wheeling Park High School music department. High school and colleg...

WLU Announces New Master Degree Programs

West Liberty University has received approval from the Higher Learning Commission for two much-needed master degree programs, the Master of Science in Dental Hygiene (MSDH) and the Master of Arts in Clinical Ps...

Farm to Fork Takes Leap Through History

A property with nearly 250 years of Wheeling history hosted the Wheeling Symphony Auxiliary’s annual Farm to Fork dinner this past weekend. The McColloch Farm, named for Major Samuel McColloch who plunged his h...

Small Business Program Seeks Entrepreneurs

Wheeling Heritage and Regional Economic Development Partnership (RED) are now accepting applications for the second session of CO.STARTERS, a program for entrepreneurs and small business owners. The program equ...

WEEasked some simple questions — and your neighbors, friends, co-workers, acquaintances, maybe some strangers, answered. Get to know them a little bit better with our fun series, “WEEasked.” Look for it a coupl...

PHYLosophy: Memories … A Matter of Record

Flashback: It was late summer 1977 when I snagged that cool job at National Record Mart's brand-new store in downtown Wheeling. (It was something to do during my one-year hiatus between colleges.) Previousl...

BluesFest: Another Strong Lineup of Stellar Acts

Several years ago, Robert Lockwood Jr. (who happened to be blues master Robert Johnson’s stepson) was up in arms about being the Heritage Music BluesFest opening act. “Why are you doing that … I am a headliner!...

New Store Is Music to Wheeling’s Ears

Music lovers in Wheeling can rejoice — a new musical experience is here. At the heart of downtown, at 40 12th Street in the McLain Building, Nail City Record is bringing back the art of album collecting. Wit...

Celebrate Youth 2018 a Resounding Success

Worth the wait A cloudy morning did nothing to deter the hundreds of youngsters who waited patiently in line for their chance to enjoy the 11th annual Celebrate Youth Festival hosted by the Youth Services Sy...

EVENTS: CHEERS TO FIRST FRIDAY!

FIRST FRIDAY Gallery Hop, 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, at Artworks Around Town, features the work of 19 members of the Steubenville Art Association. Founded in 1946 by Emma Hayhurst, the association has 60 ...

Valley Cheese a Hidden Gem at Centre Market

Inwardly, Janet Hedinger must be saying “cheese” all the time — because, outwardly, “The Cheese Lady” seems to never stop smiling. Janet's T-shirt claims that "Everything's Better With Cheese!" (Her busines...

Parcel Players to Stage ‘Sir Not-So-Brave’

Oglebay Institute’s Parcel Players will stage “Sir Not-So-Brave,” an original play by Wheeling native Zachary Michael. It will be staged at 7 p.m. Aug. 1-4 at Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre. “In Sir...

WJU Names New President

Msgr. Kevin M. Quirk, chair of the Wheeling Jesuit University Board of Trustees, has announced that Dr. Michael P. Mihalyo Jr. has been elected as the 12th president of WJU by its Board of Trustees, effective A...

Imagine Wheeling without Oglebay Park. … At one point that nightmare was nearly reality. As one of the largest self-sustaining city parks in the country, Oglebay Park rubs shoulders with just a select few...

WEEasked some simple questions — and your neighbors, friends, co-workers, acquaintances, maybe some strangers, answered. Get to know them a little bit better with our fun series, “WEEasked.” Look for it a coupl...

WLU Earns Wellness Gold at National Conference

While attending the National Conference of the American College of Sports Medicine held in Minneapolis recently, Dr. Jason Metz, West Liberty University assistant professor of exercise physiology, received a Go...

Elmhurt’s Shrimp Boil Promises a Good Time

The spacious grounds of Elmhurst, The House of Friendship assisted living residence in Wheeling will rock with a down-home, southern vibe at the second annual Louisiana-style Shrimp Boil on the Lawn fundraiser,...

EVENTS: There’s Magic in the Air

"SUMMER AT HOGWARTS" Harry Potter fans take note! There will be a free two-hour interactive program for teens and older children from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public. Pr...

In this series, we’ll talk to Ohio Valley residents who struggle with autoimmune problems and share their stories. Series author Laura Jackson Roberts opens up about living with Sjögren’s Syndrome in this inaug...
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