Happenings

Cast Assembled for ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’

The curtain opens on Towngate Theatre’s production of the dark, comic play, “The Cripple of Inishmaan,” on Friday, March 16. The play is written by Martin McDonagh, writer/director of the film “Three Billboa...

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 Herita...

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 2004, ...

#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 the...

Reach for the Stars With a Taste of Linsly

The Linsly School will host the seventh annual Taste of Linsly at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 24, in the Banes Hall Cafetorium sponsored by The Glessner Group. This year’s enchanting theme, Reach for the Stars, will set the...

Vagabond Chef Wins on Food Network

Yup. You viewed it right. And those who crowded his restaurant Wednesday evening had the chance to win it with him. He faced chefs from much larger cities than Wheeling; he prepared a decadent mac and ...

Wheeling Welcomes Bach and Mozart Thursday

Wheeling Symphony Orchestra (WSO) announces the next concert of the 2017-2018 season, Bach Double and Mozart, conducted by Music Director André Raphel, featuring WSO guest artists Rachel Stegeman and Juan Jaram...

Soft Opening Set for Elm Grove Hemp Shop

Winkin’ Sun Hemp™ Company is having a soft opening of new retail outlet location in Elm Grove on National Road Saturday 10/28. When most people think of Cannabis, they think of a plant that you smoke having ...

Harvest Festival This Weekend

Just outside of Wheeling on the weekend of October 21 regional residents will find a fully formed Harvest Festival free and open, containing food trucks, live music, a pumpkin patch and a list of other assorted...

Next Week at the Wheeling Symphony

Internationally Renowned Pianist Returns to Wheeling Symphony Orchestra For Evening of Celebrated French and Russian Composers Wheeling Symphony Orchestra announces the next concert of the 2017-2018 ...

Tunes Set for Inaugural Oktoberfest

Even polka found a place at No. 4 in the entertainment lineup for Saturday’s inaugural Oktoberfest at Centre Market, and that’s because, well, it’s polka. “It’s tradition, so I believed it would be great to ...

People’s University Fall Schedule

FALL 2017 PEOPLE’S UNIVERSITY: West Virginia History through Archives–Preserving the Mountain State’s Stories   From documents that record the formation of our proud state during the tumultuous Civil...

Oktoberfest at Center Market

City, United Way Announce Oktoberfest at Center Market The City of Wheeling is partnering with the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley to host Oktoberfest at Centre Market on Saturday, September 30, ...

Wheeling Travel Agency Gets A Facelift

It’s contagious, this progress thing in the downtown area of Wheeling, and now Patrick Viola is in the middle of a long overdue façade project at Security Travel on Market Street. Viola has owned and operate...

WLU 48 Hour Film Fest Set for Next Week

Plans are underway for the annual West Liberty University 48-Hour Film Festival presented by The Highlands to be held Sept. 15 – 17 and ending with a screening and awards ceremony at Marquee Cinemas, locate...

Greenwood Cemetery Tour 2017

Sunday, September 10, 2017 is the date of the next Friends of Wheeling historic tour of Wheeling’s Greenwood Cemetery. Costumed characters will portray the lives of some of Wheeling’s most notable … and notorio...

City Launches Website Photography Contest

The City of Wheeling is launching a photography contest in line with the development of its municipal website. The contest is open to the public and offers the opportunity to be featured on the new webs...

The Wheeling Bluegrass Festival Has Arrived

Oglebay Institute is presenting the Wheeling Bluegrass Festival (WBF) on the grounds of the Stifel Fine Art Center on Saturday, September 9th. The bluegrass festival, a first for Wheeling, will be complimented ...

A “SMART” Way to Watch the Eclipse

On Monday the 21st of this month, the Ohio Valley will witness a rare, celestial event known as a solar eclipse. This phenomenon occurs when the earth, moon, and Sun align creating a union between shadows and g...

McCamic Named Good Samaritan

Youth Services System’s Board of Directors holds the Good Samaritan Dinner each year to recognize the accomplishments of someone who exemplified the example described in the parable. In answering the question o...

‘Edgers’ Set for Wheeling YWCA Benefit

They are called, “edgers,” and yeah, there’s a reason. These people get on an elevator at the bottom of an eight-story building, and then walk through a maze of renovation to stairs that steeply lead to a sm...

Farm To Fork 2017 In Pictures

The Wheeling Symphony Auxiliary hosted its 6th annual Farm To Fork benefit dinner on Saturday evening at Rock Valley Farm near Dallas. The cool, clear weather made the idyllic farmhouse setting just about as pe...

20th Year for Pat Clutter Classic

Pat Clutter did not own a smartphone or an iPad, but he had heard of the coming of something called the World Wide Web before his passing in 1997. How he would have reacted to the sweeping changes that have ...

Support Faith in Action With Disc Golf

Faith in Action is an agency like no other in the Ohio Valley. Originally organized by a group of congregations in Ohio and Marshall Counties in the fall of 1994; Faith in Action Caregivers supports the indepen...

Gentile To Honor Grandpa at Italian Fest

He went there. He needed to see where Luigi Gentile grew up. What he encountered when visiting the Molise region of Italy, the youngest in the country, was something that reminded this grandson of the Upper ...

Joe Zelek Ready to Return To JITH Stage

Plateaus. That’s how he views his career, and on Thursday, Joe Zelek will reach another after taking some time off, a few years anyway, from pushing performances so he could work on his music. In his head...

Don’t Miss the Elmhurst Shrimp Boil

What’s a traditional Louisiana-style shrimp boil doing in the heart of Appalachia, specifically Wheeling where Coleman’s Fish is the premier place to chow down on a fish dish? Well, the elegant front lawn of...
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