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Wheeling Area EVENTS Get You in Gear

GET CRANKING TO GIVE BACK Get together with friends and family and give back during the Thanksgiving season! Hosted by Bike Wheeling and Brew Keepers, Cranksgiving 2019 is part bike ride, part food drive and p...

WLU’s Rare Book Returns Home 

We stood around the podium topped with a glass case like mythical giants peering down at tiny humans, and for me, the moment felt just as magical. It was 1994, and I was in the Nelle M. Krise Rare Book’s Room a...
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EVENTS Begin to Ring in the Holidays

TREES, WREATHS & GARLANDS! Stifel Fine Arts Center is decorated in red and green glory, filled with a variety of trees, wreaths and garlands for the Festival of Trees. Cast a bid for the fully decorated tr...

ROBERTS RUMINATES: Buzz Off

It’s time for school pictures again. That means haircuts, which means considerable whining and negotiation. It’s a necessary chore, but the barber always makes it look easy. “I could teach you how to do it y...

Discriminating Tastes: A Ghostly Tale

Editor's note: Storyteller and local writer Rich Knoblich shares a terror-ific tale, just in time for Halloween. East of Wheeling on National Road, near the West Virginia border, is a diner housed in an old,...

Ginger Tales From a Red-Headed Writer

Editor's note: Redheaded men, women and children will be celebrated at the Wheeling YWCA's Ohio Valley Redhead Festival on Saturday, Nov. 2. Here's a first-hand account of being an "awesomely rare" redhead by W...

ECHOES … Of Life Below Violet Hill

Long before my family moved to the brown stucco house at the top of Chicken Neck Hill overlooking Elm Run, I was a resident of Birch Lynn and spent most of the summers on the gently sloping hillside below it. ...

Zieggy Tribe Delivers Smiles to El Paso School

A big Ziegenfelder smile stretched all the way from Wheeling, West Virginia, to El Paso, Texas, today, when members of the “Zieggy Tribe” shared nearly 1,000 Twin Pops with Tom Lea Elementary. Today’s cool e...

Editor's note: WEEasked some simple questions — and your neighbors, friends, co-workers, acquaintances, even some strangers, answered. Get to know them a little bit better with our fun series, “WEEasked.” Look ...

A Wonderland of EVENTS Planned

DON’T BE LATE! Oglebay Institute’s Youth Ballet Company brings the timeless classic, “Alice in Wonderland,” to life through the art of dance. Performances are set for 7 p.m. Oct. 12 and 19; and 3 and 7 p.m. Oc...

EARL’S CAPERS WITH KIDS: Fun at the Fair

Earl’s note: Here is another in a short series about things to do with kids. Today, we go to the Ohio County Country Fair. This year's fair is set for Oct. 4-6. The refreshing autumn breeze carries the aro...

Eat and Drink Your Way Through Area EVENTS

CELEBRATE OKTOBER Oktoberfest fills Centre Market from noon to 11 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 28, with live music, food vendors, and domestic and craft beer. Proceeds benefit the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valle...