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CFOV COVID-19 Press Release

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...

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...

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...

Donor Secures Naming Rights for Youth Center

A generous donor has secured the naming rights for the House of the Carpenter’s new youth center on Wheeling Island. It will be named the Toni and Nancy Bedway Center for Youth. Marianna Bedway and family me...

Annual Holiday Spectacular Symphony on Ice Returns

Join the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra along with champion professional skaters, the Pittsburgh and Wheeling Figure Skating clubs, local middle and high school choirs, and surprise guests to welcome the sounds of...

YSS Wheeling SleepOut Raises More Than $65,000

Despite the frigid temperatures, area residents flocked by the dozens last week to Youth Services System’s ninth annual Wheeling SleepOut to support local youth facing homelessness. It was in the 20s, but th...

Holiday Art Show and Sale Showcases Local Talent

Oglebay Institute’s annual Holiday Art Show and Sale not only benefits shoppers looking for unique gifts it also supports local artists. The exclusive five-week show provides an outstanding opportunity for s...