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Warwood Boy Donates $300 to Harmony House

WHEELING — At the South Tower Lot adjacent to Ohio Valley Medical Center, tucked away in the back corner, Harmony House Children’s Advocacy Center sits quietly with its familiar bright teal roof logo and cheerful orange sun peaking above the graphic on the glass. Though the logo, staff ...

Just Outside (2)

Windmill spinning atop Wheeling Hill

WHEELING – Those driving west on Interstate 70 toward the Wheeling Tunnel at night should soon be able to see an illuminated, spinning turbine on the hill above because The Windmill is open once again. Located near the intersection of Stone Boulevard and National Road, the business then ...

‘New Girl in Town’

I’ve been informed I need to write a column for this Lifestyles section. Let me apologize ahead of time for future columns as I hope not to bore my readers to death! Perhaps I should tell you something about myself: though I’m not really an editor, I compile and edit items for the ...

CHURCH LEADERS (6-25)

Church leaders turning to faith to combat life issues

By HEATHER ZIEGLER For The Times Leader WHEELING — Church leaders throughout the Ohio Valley have expressed frustration over the number of people who are facing drug abuse issues as well as problems with gambling, pornography, depression and more. Two local pastors, Terry Endsley and ...

GOLF SCRAMBLE (6-18)

Oglebay Institute Golf Scramble Slated

Photo provided Making plans for the Oglebay Institute Golf Scramble on Sept. 18 at the Wheeling Country Club are, from left, Jason Martin, Wheeling Country Club general manager and golf professional; Jim Kepner, Oglebay Institute board member and event chairman; Jason Haswell, president of ...

FILM SHOWING (6-25)

‘Fences’ to be shown at Moundsville Library

MOUNDSVILLE — The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library is slated to present a “Think Outside the Book” film at 6 p.m. Tuesday. The feature will be Fences. This historical drama, based on the play by August Wilson, tells the story of a working class African-American father coping ...

Youth tobacco product use, including e-cigarettes, drops during 2015-16

ATLANTA, Ga. — The number of middle and high school students who say they are current tobacco users – defined as having used a tobacco product in the past 30 days – dropped from 4.7 million in 2015 to 3.9 million in 2016, according to new data published by the Centers for Disease Control ...

Datebook

BETHLEHEM APOSTOLIC Temple’s Vacation Bible School, God’s All-Stars, is slated from 6-8 p.m. June 28-30 at the church in North Wheeling. For information, call 304-233-8899. LISA M. MILONOVICH Scholarship for Nursing will sponsor “Rally in the Valley” on Saturday, July 8, at the ...

STARRY HOTEL (6-25)

Hotel LeVeque offers starry nights in historic tower

COLUMBUS, Ohio — When I stepped into our room at the very new Hotel LeVeque in the very old LeVeque Tower in downtown Columbus, I felt like a starlet in the Golden Age of Hollywood — except in place of a cut-glass decanter of bourbon there was an assortment of sweet and salty snacks in ...

‘Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern’ exhibit on display

By PHYLLIS SIGAL For The Times Leader “The Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern” exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum in Brooklyn, N.Y., exemplifies what her long-time friend Frances O’Brien said: “Georgia O’Keeffe has never allowed her life to be one thing and her painting ...

FATHERS STATS (6-18)

Father’s Day founder aimed to honor dad

MARTINS FERRY — The idea of Father’s Day was conceived more than a century ago by Sonora Dodd of Spokane, Wash., while she listened to a Mother’s Day sermon in 1909. Dodd wanted a special day to honor her father, William Smart, a widowed Civil War veteran who was left to raise his six ...

ADD SOME (6-18)

Add Some Sizzle to Father’s Day Grilling

Just ask any dad, he’s sure to agree: a perfectly seasoned steak flame-kissed to perfection is one of the great pleasures of summer grilling. This Father’s Day, you may be able to teach dad a few tricks of your own. Start by selecting a premium-quality steak like those from Omaha Steaks, ...

Farm Service Agency nominations begin for committee elections

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The Belmont/Monroe County FSA Committee election for Local Administrative Area 3 will be held this year on Dec. 4. Eligible voters have the right to nominate the candidate(s) of their choice. Nomination forms may be obtained at the Belmont/Monroe County FSA Office or from ...

This Feb. 21, 2017 photo shows a sign in Madison, Wis., pointing the way to Monona Terrace, a site on Wisconsin's new Frank Lloyd Wright Trail. The 200-mile route highlights places around the state designed by the famous architect, who was born in Wisconsin 150 years ago on June 8, 1867. (Travel Wisconsin via AP)

Events, Trail Celebrate Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th Birthday

BETH J. HARPAZ AP Travel Editor Wisconsin is celebrating the 150th birthday of native son Frank Lloyd Wright with events and a new 200-mile trail directing visitors to nine of the sites, homes and buildings he designed. Wright, considered America’s best-known architect, was born June 8, ...

INDIAN CLUB (6-18)

Indian Club gives $1,000 in scholarships

Photo provided THE TRUSTEES of the Indian Athletic Club of Tiltonsville proudly present two $500 scholarships to Buckeye Local Class of 2017 seniors. Pictured, from left, are scholarship recipient Shelby Gorlock, Indian Athletic Club member and BLHS principal Coy Sudvary and scholarship ...

He’ll be home all day when retired

Dear Annie: Can you give me some advice about how to adjust to my husband’s imminent early-ish retirement? He is a nice guy, but he has no life. He has no friends or interests outside the home. He is introverted and sedentary and has obsessive-compulsive disorder, and frankly, I am dreading ...

Make your own safe and effective ant spray

If you’ve ever had to deal with an invasion of ants, you know the meaning of frustration. While the kids think they’re so cute marching in formation, stopping to help one another and working hard to prepare for life challenges ahead, its better to study these amazing creatures than to face ...

High-doses of vitamin C don’t prevent dementia

DEAR DR. ROACH: Is there any evidence that high doses of vitamin C have decreased or prevented the risk of Alzheimer’s disease? I ask this question because none of the people I know who have developed Alzheimer’s have been taking high doses of vitamin C daily (4,000 to 6,000 milligrams). ...

Hints from Heloise and fatherly memories

Dear Heloise: Thank you! You have helped to make my every day more pleasant. I wanted to share with you and your readers one of my memories. My FATHER would escort my sisters and me each week to a Saturday dance; we were not permitted to go alone. We were a very happy family of 12 — ...

Horoscopes by Holiday

TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (June 18). Your winning energy attracts the same this year. You’ll get behind a cause or person, and enthusiasm will quickly spread. Additions to your inner circle will be part of the fun. Important communication and deals happen in September. In November, a healing affects ...