WVNCC to Host Holocaust Survivor

West Virginia Northern Community College will host Holocaust survivor, Judah Samet, at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 4, at Weirton Madonna High School. The event is free and open to the public. Samet, 79, will...

Oglebay to Host Bunny Trot, 5K Fun Run/Walk

Lace up your sneakers and hop over to the Bunny Trot 5k Fun Run/Walk, slated for 9 a.m., Saturday, March 31, at Oglebay. The race will begin and end in the upper parking lot of the Good Zoo. The cost to...

Spring Events Have Sprung

Spring has sprung — believe it or not! While the temperatures are still on the chilly side, we can expect lots of sunshine for the next few days, so there’s no excuse not to explore the upcoming...

‘Susan B. Anthony’ at WVNCC

In celebration of Women’s History Month, West Virginia Northern Community will host a living history performance by Patty Cooper, who will play the role of Susan B. Anthony. The presentation will take...

1993 MixTape: March Madness

Let’s travel back to a time when the month was March and snow was in the air: Wheeling, W.Va., in 1993. Place the tape in the deck and press play. Track One: Digable Planets - The Rebirth of...

Let’s Talk About Renewable Energy

Oglebay Institute's Schrader Environmental Education Center offers a wide variety of programs for the community. My kids attend camp. I've gone fungi-hunting and owl-calling. My husband and I constructed rain...

Composting Workshop at OI’s Schrader Center

Get your green thumb ready for spring planting by building your own tumbling composter. Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center is hosting a Backyard Composting Workshop from 10-11:30...

An Essay for the Day: “An Irish Stew”

The cutting and chopping begin early today to fill two large pots atop the stove. In each will be layered large and thick slices of white onions and yellow potatoes. They’ll be followed by layers of cubed...

Changes to Two-Mile Hill?

The far left of the three lanes along Interstate 70 would become the “slow lane” on the climb up Two-Mile Hill if Ohio County Sheriff Tom Howard gets his wish. Howard, now in his second year of a...

Going O’Green This Weekend?

Top of the mornin’ to all you Weelunkers! It’s St. Paddy’s Day weekend, and the calendar is packed with things to do — both St. Pat’s Day-related and otherwise. Let's hope you're not too...

Perils of War Real for Women, Too

They come home, too, except for, of course, more than 500 of the 280,000 women who have been deployed to war zones and killed in action over the past 17 years. They are medics, nurses, pilots, judge...

WVNCC Campuses to Host Open House Events

West Virginia Northern Community College will host an open house from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 24, on all three campuses. Prospective students and their families will have the opportunity to learn...

Holy Trivia! Who Will Win?

Holy Family Child Care and Development Center will host its fourth annual Trivia Night on March 24. Who will win this year? The event will be held in the upstairs conference room of Generations Restaurant...

OVMC Auxiliary to Welcome Joan Lunden

The OVMC Auxiliary will welcome award-winning journalist, bestselling author, motivational speaker, and women’s health and wellness advocate, Joan Lunden to the Capitol Theatre in Wheeling. The event is...

Oglebay, Wheeling Park to Host Job Fair

Looking for a rewarding full-time career, a part-time role or a seasonal position? If so, don’t miss the Oglebay and Wheeling Park job fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, at Oglebay’s Pine...

East Meets West, Music Meets Storytelling

Music and storytelling — simply put — the foundation of humanities that extends beyond cultural barriers and told many different ways. The Wheeling Symphony will present a free festival celebration that...

Maple Madness! Sweet Saturday Set March 17

Something sweet is happening in Oglebay! Naturalists at Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center have been working hard preparing this year’s harvest of maple syrup, which the public can...

Kelcie Says ‘Later’ to Drugs

Standing in prison with her infant daughter Reagan in her arms, Kelcie Rauscher read a newspaper article about a couple who had overdosed — a few days later, their baby starved to death in her bassinet next...

Wine, Women & Song This Weekend

Take a wine tour of the Mosel Valley before heading off to see "Vertigo," where Towngate Theatre is going to dizzying heights to please Ohio Valley audiences! Or be one of the first to hear the lineup of...

Commuter Tuition Rate Makes WJU More Affordable

Attending college is no longer an uphill battle thanks to Wheeling Jesuit University’s new, affordable commuter tuition rate. The University launched the Fr. Clifford Lewis S.J. Scholars Program, which...

The Crest That Didn’t Flood

Devastation. That’s what Lou Vargo with the Ohio County Emergency Management Agency thought would take place. He admits he envisioned a disaster comparable to the damage that occurred in mid-September...

#55Strong Returns to Classrooms

They had to research a mineral, any one of the 3,800 or so that exist on Earth these days, and they also had to prepare to educate their classmates on it when, finally, an acceptable deal was made to return...

A Divided Peninsula of Souls

It is one of the silent cities of the dead in Wheeling, but this one was split, and one half has been forgotten. The Peninsula Cemetery, once the third largest in the state of West Virginia with more than...

Artwork on Display at OUE

The artwork of Christopher Troutman will be on exhibit at the Ohio University Eastern Art Gallery through Thursday, March 29. The artist will be in attendance at a closing reception on March 29 and, at...

South Wheeling Historic District to be Discussed

Wheeling Heritage will host a public meeting about the possibility of adding the South Wheeling neighborhood to the National Register of Historic Places. The informational meeting will take place at 7 p.m....

Linsly to Present 80th Annual Extravaganza

The Linsly School presents the 80th annual Extravaganza performance at 8 p.m. Friday, March 2, at the Capitol Theatre. Celebrating its 80th year, the Linsly Extravaganza is the longest-running variety show...