Titanic Dinner Keeps Memories Afloat

On Friday, April 14, 1912, wealthy Pennsylvanians George and Eleanor Widener hosted a celebratory dinner, in honor of Edward Smith, captain of the Titanic, who was scheduled to retire following the ship’s maide...

Open House at August Levy a Thank You to Community

The Augusta Levy Learning Center will hold an open house at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, as a thank you to all those in the community who helped the center following the devastating fire that destroyed Sacred Heart...

Parks to Host Job Fair

Are you 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. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the Oglebay Pin...

Walk the Dog Has New Meaning With New Fundraiser

Members of Chi Nu fraternity will combine fun and charity with its first Pooch Pals 5K this fall. The non-competitive walk will be held on the WLU campus on Saturday, Sept. 8. “Chi Nu is hosting the event to...

New People’s U Explores W.Va. Watersheds

In recognition of the elemental importance of our water to all life and human activity, including lifelong learning, the Ohio County Public Library and the non-profit Capstone Group have partnered to offer a Pe...

Nutting Gallery Opens Season With Textiles

Piece by Piece: A Mash-up of Modern Quilting, Digital Design and Craft is the title of the art exhibition that opens the Nutting Gallery’s 2018-19 exhibition season. The show features two artist-sisters — Sarah...

More Students Make the Hilltop Home This Fall

There will be more students returning to class and campus this weekend as West Liberty University students arrive for move-in weekend, Friday, Aug. 24, through Sunday, Aug. 26 “We are expecting an increase i...

Williams Lea Tag to Host Hiring Event Tuesday

Williams Lea Tag will host an on-site hiring event from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, in the company’s downtown office located at 1030 Main St. in the Stone Center. WLT, the leading global independent comm...

Larance Named Assistant Provost at WLU

Dr. Jeremy Larance has been selected as assistant provost for academic innovation and strategic planning. He began his role on July 1. “Jeremy is passionate about his new role and has been actively working o...

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 ...

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...

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...

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!...

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...

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,...

Mystery Theatre Offers Free Show

Mystery Theatre Unlimited will present a hilarious musical-comedy, murder-mystery to Wheeling Park’s Amphitheatre starting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 17. As a part of the City of Wheeling’s “Two Tappin’ Tuesdays, ...

Festival of India on Saturday

New Vrindaban will celebrate Ratha Yatra or the Festival of India (Chariots), one of the world’s oldest religious festivals, from 2-8 p.m. Saturday, July 14, in downtown Wheeling. This is the third year that...

Parcel Players to Present ‘The Fantasticks’

Oglebay Institute’s Parcel Players will present the popular musical “The Fantasticks,” a classic coming-of-age story that takes a delightful look at the trials and tribulations of young love. It will be stag...