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. ...

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...

Six Students Selected for Honors Music Recital

West Liberty University’s Division of Music will hold its annual Honors Recital, at 3 p.m., Sunday, May 6, in Elbin Auditorium, College Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. “The annual Honors Re...

Catholic Charities W.Va. Race for Hope Set

Catholic Charities West Virginia’s (CCWVa) eighth annual Race for Hope will be held Saturday, May 5, in Elkins, W.Va. The race features a half marathon and a 5k walk/run on the Allegheny Highlands Bike Trail. ...

Park Players ‘On the Town’

Experience a classic Broadway production when the Park Players of Wheeling Park High School present the spring musical, On the Town, Friday, May 4, through Sunday, May 6, at the J.B. Chambers Performing Arts Ce...

A Win-Win Nursing Partnership Unveiled

Weirton Medical Center and West Virginia Northern Community College have a new partnership: the Future Nurses Program, which is meant to help local nurses of the future financially while encouraging them to pro...

Woodsdale Turns Lemons Into Lemonade Into Cash

It was a sunny Saturday in April when Woodsdale Elementary School parents, students and staff raised $4,300 in an age-old method: the lemonade stand. That's a lot of lemons. On April 21, 20 stands stretch...

Soul Music Comes to Pat’s Down on Main Street

Pat’s Down on Main Street is continuing its Sundae series with ezra & the reletivs along with special guests Poetic Peth and Buffalo Rose. This free show runs from 6-9 p.m. Sunday, April 29. ezra & t...

Two Chances to Enjoy WLU Choirs

Springtime brings two chances to enjoy beautiful music as West Liberty University’s College of Arts and Communications presents choral concerts for the public to enjoy. The first concert, Let Music Fill the ...

Celebrate Earth Day Weekend With Oglebay Institute

Celebrate Earth Day weekend with naturalists from Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center, by participating in a series of events set for Saturday, April 21, and Sunday, April 22, (Earth Day...