Community

Summertime Blues Series to Begin

It’s time for the summertime blues! A full slate of concerts is coming to BluesDays at River City, all leading up to a weekend of award-winning blues at Heritage Music BluesFest on Aug. 9-11. On Tuesday, ...

Summer of Wonder in Full Swing at Schrader Center

The public is invited to explore and discover the beauty and intrigue of the natural world by participating in the Summer of Wonder Nature Programs at Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center...

Brooke Hills Playhouse Season to Begin

The Brooke Hills Playhouse has announced the cast for its 48th season-opening comedy, "Ghost of a Chance," while also noting a change in the performance times for the show's second weekend. According to Juli...

WVNCC, WLU Sign Reverse Transfer Agreement

West Virginia Northern Community College and West Liberty University signed a reverse transfer agreement today, making degree completion easier for students who start at WVNCC and transfer to WLU. A reverse tra...

OVAASA Honors Students, Educators

The 10 Annual OVAASA (Ohio Valley African American Students Association) Awards Banquet was held on Thursday, May 9, at River City Restaurant, to recognize 31 seniors throughout schools in the Ohio Valley. Keyn...

Color Me AU-SOME 5K Walk/Run Set for June 8

The Color Me Au-Some 5K Walk/Run — a fun and unique 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 ...

Towngate Ends 50th Season With ‘Our Town’

Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre ends its 50th season of community theater with Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece “Our Town,” considered by many to be greatest American play ever written....

Oglebay to Host Free Spring Horticulture Demos

Escape into the fascinating world of horticulture on Saturday, April 27, for an afternoon of free educational programming on herbs, succulents, combo gardens, miniature gardens and hypertufa containers led by O...

Out of the Ashes Comes a New Partnership

Out of the ashes comes a new partnership for Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) and the Ziegenfelder Company. The Ziegenfelder Company, a Wheeling plant known for making Budget Saver Twin and Monster P...

Our South American Odyssey: Day 8

On the evening of Day 7, April 3, 2019, we climbed into our "El Practico" bus and embarked on a 10-hour red-eye from Cordoba to Argentina's Capital: Buenos Aires. During the grueling ride, we stopped at ...

Our South American Odyssey: Day 7

Day 6 brought practice, Day 7, April 3 2019, was Game Day. It seems all of our efforts in fundraising, planning and practicing have led to this moment. This was the day our boys from Wheeling and the Ohio Valle...

Our South American Odyssey: Day 6

We have been in in Cordoba, Argentina now for three days and on Tuesday April 2 2019 we were ready to take the field for the first time. But first we needed to take care of something we had been planning for a ...

Our South American Odyssey: Day 5

Last you heard from us it was Day 4 and the boys were holding a "sleepover" with their host families. When they awoke on Monday April 1 2019, they had, literally and figuratively, never been this far home. Yes,...
X