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Emergency Impact Fund Grants Announced

In just three short weeks, CFOV's Emergency Impact Fund has provided grants totaling $97,373 to area nonprofits! The fund, created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, provides flexible operating grants to ...
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Not Her First Quarantine

This is not my first quarantine.  In the sweltering August heat of 1979, my family and I, along with our entire trailer park neighborhood in Moundsville, were on lockdown for two weeks. Although 14 days...
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Plant a Tree for Earth Day

The WVU Extension Service of Ohio County and Wheeling’s Parks and Recreation Department invite the public to celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day by planting over 100 trees throughout the City of Wheeling. This...
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WEEREAD: Murder Never Dies

When the Friendly City Turned Rogue With 250 years of history, Wheeling’s story isn’t only innovation, triumphs and celebrations. Just like any other city, there has been a dark past we would rather forget. An...
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CFOV Emergency Impact Fund Accepting Applications

The Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley (CFOV)  is now accepting grant applications through an opportunity made possible by the Emergency Impact Fund. In response to the mounting challenges created by C...

ROBERTS RUMINATES: Boxed In

Author’s note: These are unprecedented and anxious times. We feel alone and isolated. It’s important to take the spread of Covid-19 seriously. It’s imperative that we do our part by staying home. It’s also impo...

PHYLosophy: Tips for Working From Home

No, I don’t work in my pajamas. But, when I started working from home on Feb. 1, 2018, everyone said to me, “Wow, you can work in your jammies now!” I could. But I don’t. Yoga pants, yes. PJs, no. S...

Junior League Accepting Scholarship Applications

Applications are now being accepted for the Junior League of Wheeling's Linda Bordas Scholarship. Three young women exemplifying leadership and volunteerism will be chosen as recipients of the $500 scholarship....

Leap on Over to ‘Seussical Science’ on Feb. 29

Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center will host a youth program as part of its ongoing mission to pique children’s interests in science and nature. “Seussical Science” takes place from ...

‘Buddy’ Bops Into Wheeling

"Buddy — The Buddy Holly Story," the show that inspired a generation of multi-million selling juke-box musicals including "Jersey Boys," "Mamma Mia," "Million Dollar Quartet" and "We Will Rock You" is com...

AS I SEE IT: Along Party Lines

There were two types of girls in the ’70s — those who had their very own telephones in their bedrooms, and those who did not. Some incredibly fortunate girls even had a private “children’s line” with a separate...

Success: What Does It Mean to You?

What does “success” mean to you? Success looks different to everyone, and what it looks like to me has changed a lot over the years. Looking back at my past in Wheeling, I had a wonderful childhood. There...

Donors Make Upgrades Possible at Oglebay Good Zoo

Through the generosity of donors, Oglebay’s Good Zoo has started a multi-phased plan of upgrades scheduled for 2020. “The first phase is focused on the Family Farm Yard area by the red barn,” said Dr. Joe Gr...

Human Trafficking Topic of January Program at WLU

West Liberty University is sponsoring an informative program on human trafficking at 6 p.m., Friday, Jan. 17. Free and open to the public, it will take place in the Boyle Conference Center, located in the Acade...

Wanted: Actors to Portray Historical Figures

The West Virginia Humanities Council is seeking applications from individuals interested in portraying historical figures for its popular History Alive! program. Portrayals of historically significant people no...

Keep the Dream Alive at Martin Luther King Events

The Martin Luther King Celebration Committee has announced its schedule of events designed to honor the memory of Dr. King and promote the equality, peace and brotherhood that he worked to achieve. Committee...