Lifestyles

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,...

EVENTS Feature Oldies But Goodies

OLDIES BUT GOODIES Wilson Lodge in Oglebay will be transformed into an antiques marketplace Friday, April 5, through Sunday, April 7, as Oglebay Institute presents its 65th annual Antiques Show and Sale. Mor...

Our South American Odyssey: Day 4

The “sleepover” is not a foreign concept to these 13-year-olds, yet Day Four of our journey presented a brand-new take on the subject. In the afternoon of Sunday March 31, the boys of FC United were dropped off...

Our South American Odyssey: Day 3

There are those moments in life that inspire people to take a step back, take a deep breath and reflect. For some it might happen often, but for most it only occurs a handful of times. It is when we find oursel...

Our South American Odyssey: Day 1

It was 5 a.m. on Thursday, March 27, 2019, when 14 boys from the FC Wheeling United U-14 soccer team became a part of a long-standing Wheeling “send-off” tradition by convening at the White Palace parking lot i...

Our South American Odyssey: Preview

After months of planning, fundraising, meeting  — and lots of soccer — reality finally settled in. The exact timing of such realization happened a few weeks ago when Diego Gattesco sent a message to our group o...

Wheeling Heritage (Part 1): A Big Win Today!

J ust like on a reality television show, Jake Dougherty and Alex Weld knew how the competition ended more than seven months ago — and had to keep it hush-hush. Until today. The exciting news — that Wheeli...

EVENTS Celebrate Country, Women, Heroes

The Oak Ridge Boys will bring their four-part harmonies and upbeat, award-winning songs to The Capitol Theatre, at 7 p.m. Friday, March 22. Their string of hits includes Elvira, Bobbie Sue, Dream On, Thank God ...

Irish Comedy Coming to Towngate Stage

Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre continues its main stage season with a production of Dion Boucicault’s Irish comedy/melodrama “The Shaughraun,” to be staged March 15, 16, 17, 22 and 23. The story revolv...

Lecture Series Explores a Powerful Photo-Documentary

Photographer Angelo Merendino will discuss his internationally recognized photo-documentary, “The Battle We Didn’t Choose – My Wife’s Fight with Breast Cancer,” at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at Oglebay Institute...

(Williams Lea) Tag — You’re It

Along with the fact that there are 100 job openings, why should you consider working at Williams Lea Tag? Because it “feels like home, like family,” said Jennifer Materkoski, senior manager of communications...

Bike Share Program Coming to Wheeling

Residents and visitors alike will soon have access to a new feature in the community that will enhance recreational and wellness opportunities. Launching in the spring, Wheeling will be home to West Virginia’s ...

Valentine’s Day EVENTS You’ll Adore

♥ KISSES AND CHAMPAGNE Oglebay Institute will present a Valentine’s Champagne Tour of the Mansion Museum in Oglebay from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb.14. During the champagne tour, guests will learn about the...

Wheeling Park Students Bound for Creativity

Shadows run in faint diagonal lines across the carpet in one corner of Wheeling Park High School’s sprawling media center. They show where book stacks used to be. Now, work benches with vice clamps located h...

And the Mural Contest Winner is …

“I was tickled!” That was Sherri Mestrovic’s reaction when she heard today her mural was chosen by popular vote to enhance the green space at Kossuth Park, located at the intersection of W.Va. 2 and Intersta...

EVENTS TO KEEP YOU HOPPING

HIP-HOP OVER TO ARTISAN CENTER Wheeling Heritage will host an opening reception for Hip Hop: A Black Tie Affair, from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at the Artisan Center, 1400 Main St., Wheeling. The exhibit will...

Small Groups Doing Big Things at Linsly

Tucked into the hillside in the Woodsdale area of Wheeling is The Linsly School. This private, college-preparatory institution is well-known for its rigorous academics and is visible in the Ohio Valley thorough...

Which Mural Will It Be?

It’s getting down to the wire with just a few days left to vote on which mural will be displayed at the gateway to Wheeling at Kossuth Park. Sixteen artists submitted ideas for the Wheeling Heritage public a...

Distinguished Honor Awarded to Linsly Headmaster

Justin Zimmerman, headmaster of The Linsly School in Wheeling, has been awarded a fully funded fellowship to the Klingenstein Center for Independent School Leadership’s 2019 Heads of Schools program at Teachers...

WCDS Students Give Warm Message to Homeless

Twenty-five second-graders from Wheeling Country Day School took a Martin Luther King Jr. Day field trip in frigid weather Monday to fill plastic bags with hand warmers and heartwarming messages for the homeles...
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