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...

Summer FEST to Benefit Homeless Teens

One in 30 adolescents, aged 13-17, experiences one form of homelessness unaccompanied by a parent or guardian over a course of a year. That fact, from a new study from Chapin Hall, a research center at the U...

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 ...

Super Runners Lace Up for CASA Superhero 5k

Every child needs a hero to look up to, but neglected or abused children need superheroes. On a chilly Saturday in Triadelphia, runners from all over the Ohio Valley laced up their running shoes and tied their ...

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...

Tales of WWI Flying Corps at Moundsville Library

A piece of “Unheard of History” will be discussed at 6 p.m. Monday, April 16, at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library when Judi Tarowsky presents “To Summits of Glory: The West Virginia Flying Corps.”...

Gracie Curran at BluesDays

Gracie Curran will bring her “jaw-dropping” blues and soul to River City Restaurant at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17. “One of the hardest working blues artists on the circuit, Gracie’s bare feet should have ca...

Lunch and Learn on Depression, Anxiety

West Virginia Northern Community College’s Academic Support Center will host a No Stigma Attached Lunch and Learn from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, on the Wheeling Campus. The event will focus on anxiety a...

Elementary Science Fair Thursday at WLU

West Liberty University’s Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics will sponsor the first annual Elementary Science Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, April 12. Ohio County Public Schools were...

Lounge Lizards Duel in New Mystery Theatre Show

Dueling lounge lizards, a love-conflicted exotic dancer, a down-and-out club owner and a strange Austrian body-builder populate Mystery Theatre Unlimited’s all-new murder mystery, “Murder at the Kit Kat Klub,” ...
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WJU Students to Perform ‘Pippin’

An ensemble cast of Wheeling Jesuit students will take to the stage inside the university’s Troy Theater this April to perform the musical “Pippin.” Heir to the Frankish throne, the young prince Pippin is in...

WJU Professor Receives Fulbright Scholarship

A member of Wheeling Jesuit University’s history department is one of 500 U.S. teachers – and the first WJU faculty member – to receive funding from the Fulbright Scholars Program. Jeff Rutherford, WJU assoc...

Musical Hits the High Seas at John Marshall

A shining example of classic musical theater, "Anything Goes" opens Friday, April 13, and runs through Sunday, April 15, in the Center for Performing Arts at John Marshall High School. With epic tap dancing,...

Student Art Show Has Grown by Leaps and Bounds

When the Student Art Show of Excellence began  in 2000 in the gallery space above Kirk’s Art and Photo Shop, three schools (Mount de Chantal, Sherrard and St. Mary Central, Martins Ferry) displayed 90 pieces of...

WLU Lights Up Blue for Autism

On Tuesday, April 3, Alpha Xi Delta sorority will hold a Light Up Blue night in support of Autism Speaks, the national autism awareness organization. “Our sorority helps to spread the message about autism an...

‘Make Wheeling Shine’ Event Set for April 7

The City of Wheeling is partnering with Williams Lea Tag to “Make Wheeling Shine” on Saturday, April 7. The cleanup will begin at 9 a.m. on Wheeling Creek, launching at Patterson Recreation Complex on Sycamore ...