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WLU PAs Hear From McKinley at Commencement

West Liberty University held its Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies commencement at 6 p.m., Friday, June 15, in Kelly Theatre and welcomed U.S. Rep. David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) to the ceremony as ...

Oglebay Rolls Out New Scenic Segway Tours

Oglebay is excited to announce the newest way to enjoy the 2,000-acre park. Visitors can now experience Segway Tours, which depart from the park’s Aerial Challenge Course daily. The Segway Personal Transport...

Raleigh Ringers Chime In at the Strand

The Strand Theatre will welcome The Raleigh Ringers to the stage at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 16. The Raleigh Ringers is an internationally acclaimed concert handbell choir based in Raleigh, N.C. Since its found...

Warwood Farmers Market Opens Tuesday

Grow Warwood Pride kicks off the second season of the Warwood Farmers Market in Garden Park on Tuesday, June 5. The farmers market is slated to run every Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. until Oct. 9. Grow Warwood P...

WLU Nursing and Medical Lab Students Pinned

Nursing Students Mark Accomplishment West Liberty University nursing students marked their graduation in a special way recently with a professional Nursing Pinning Ceremony held in Kelly Theatre. Opening re...

Color Me Au-Some 5K Set for June 9

Color Me Au-Some 5K Walk/Run — the fun event where participants are covered, coated, swathed and plastered with dry tempera paint powder at stations throughout the course — is set to begin at 8:30 a.m. Saturday...

Jason Ricci at BluesDays at River City

Jason Ricci is one of the most popular harmonica players on the planet today. That’s what “they” say. And Bruce Wheeler will agree. That’s why he’s bringing him back to Wheeling. Ricci has played at Heritage...

Take a Peek Into the Secret Gardens of Wheeling

The Museums Committee of Oglebay Institute is once again hosting its popular garden tour for its spring fundraiser. The Secret Gardens of Wheeling Tour & Garden Market takes place Saturday, June 9, and begi...

Artworks 20 Years Strong

It was 20 years ago this June that Bethany resident Susan Johnston brought together a group of artists to form the co-op, Artworks Around Town, the oldest surviving one of its kind in West Virginia. Under he...

Lunchtime Live! at Market Plaza

Mark your calendars "busy" for lunch on the first Friday of the month throughout the summer. Wheeling Heritage, in partnership with Williams Lea Tag, is hosting Lunchtime Live! at Market Plaza. This free con...

WLU Non-Traditional Student Receives Scholarship

West Liberty University student Crystal Jozwick of Wheeling received a $500 scholarship recently from the Ohio Valley Business and Professional Women’s Group. To qualify for the scholarship, an applicant mus...

New People’s University on World War II to Begin

World War II is the subject of the upcoming Ohio County Public Library's People’s University series, which will feature an impressive array of historians and experts. It will run in conjunction with the “We Can...

WLU’s Downtown Center Offers Help for Start-Ups

West Liberty University’s Small Business Center, located at the WLU Downtown Center, is now open for business. Offering resources to business start-ups, the center is part of the vision of President Stephen ...

WVNCC, Pierpoint Partner With Murray Energy

Pierpont Community and Technical College and West Virginia Northern Community College (WVNCC) have formed a partnership with Murray Energy Corporation to offer a new associate degree program, Mine Maintenance. ...

Chasing Zodiac – a True-Crime Story

The Ohio Valley Writers held its inaugural writing contest this spring. Adult and elementary school winners were chosen in poetry, fiction and nonfiction categories. Here, we present the winner in the nonfictio...

WLU Graduates 368 in Class of 2018

West Liberty University held its spring 2018 commencement on Saturday, May 12 in the Academic, Sports and Recreation Center (ASRC).  A total of 403 degrees were conferred to the 368 graduates, with 35 of those ...

Sundae Series at Pat’s Features Special Guests

Pat’s Down on Main Street continues its Sundae series with ezra & the reletivs along with special guests Poetic Peth and Geen Wildstyle from 6-9 p.m. Sunday, May 20. Geen Wildstyle (also known as Gene St...

WVNCC Graduates 371

West Virginia Northern Community College held its 46th Commencement on Friday, May 11. Three hundred and seventy-one students graduated and received certificates or associate degrees. Jenniffer Weber, a former ...

Rock the Runway Back for 11th Year

The Ohio Valley’s renowned caterer Bob Baily from As You Like It will host his charity runway show, Rock the Runway, for the 11th year. This successful event supports a local charity every year and showcases me...

‘August: Osage County’ on Towngate Stage

Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre closes its 2017-18 season with the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning “August: Osage County” by Tracy Letts. It will be staged for two weekends — May 11, 12 and 13 and...

Ohio Valley Pride – Proud of its Progress

For more than 10 years, Jack Carbasho had a dream. “I’ve wanted to have a local Pride group and host a Pride Festival in our area since about 2008 after I attended my first Pride in Pittsburgh,” Carbasho sai...

WVNCC to hold Commencement

West Virginia Northern Community College will celebrate the success of its students during the 46th commencement at 7 p.m. Friday, May 11, at WesBanco Arena. Three hundred and seventy-one students are eligible ...

WJU Speaker: ‘Give Away Your Sneakers’

 Chris Lowney offered graduates of Wheeling Jesuit University three lessons to success and happiness during his commencement talk — give away your sneakers, seize your leadership opportunity and use the wisdom ...

Preschool, Pre-K a Full Day at Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi School will be offering an extended day option for preschool and pre-K students next fall. This additional program allows flexibility to meet the needs of children, as well as working parents. ...

WLU Commencement Student Speaker Named

West Liberty University graduating senior Abigail Reeves, 22, has earned the honor of being the student speaker for Spring Commencement, which will take place at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 12, in the Academic, Spor...

Oglebay to Host Mother’s Day 5K

Lace up your sneakers for the Mother’s Day 5k Fun Run/Walk, slated for Saturday, May 12, at Oglebay. The race will begin at 10 a.m. in the upper parking lot of the Good Zoo. The cost to participate is $20 pe...
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