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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!...

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...

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...

Calling All Yogis for Yoga on the Lawn

Join Wheeling Heritage and Lindsay Schooler of Happy Goat Yoga for Yoga on the Lawn, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 11, at Heritage Port in Wheeling. All experience levels welcome. Bring your own mat if you...

West Virginia Flood: Two Years Later

Over the past two years, West Virginians have come together to rebuild in the aftermath of the deadly, historic flooding of June 2016. That flooding touched 42 of West Virginia’s 55 counties and caused devastat...

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...
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