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...

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...

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...

Winning Entries: Kids Write About Bravery, Dreams

The Ohio Valley Writers held its inaugural writing contest this spring. They were pleased to choose adult and elementary school winners in poetry, fiction and nonfiction categories. Here, we present the winners...

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...