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Shadyside students to perform ‘12 Angry Jurors’

THE SHADYSIDE High School Theatre Co. will be performing “12 Angry Jurors” by Reginald Rose, adapted by Sherman L. Sergel, Friday, Feb. 15 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 16 at 3 p.m. at Shadyside High School. There is a cost. Cast members include, front row, from left, Kaylee Savage, Sam ...

Second Bourbon Tasting On Tap

WHEELING — Oglebay Institute’s third annual “Distill My Beating Heart-Bourbon Tasting” on Saturday, Feb. 23 is sold out. However, due to the popularity of the event, a second event has been added this year. It will take place from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 24 at the Mansion ...

‘Scary but Cool’

I was lightly racking my brain for column ideas and decided to ask my son Henry what I should write about this week. His answer was quick and decisive — “Cyborg.” “Why Cyborg?” I said. “Because,” he said. “What do you like about Cyborg?” I said. “I like him a lot ... ...

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DAVID SHEFF, the New York Times No. 1 best selling author of “Beautiful Boy: A Father’s Journey Through His Son’s Addiction,” will be speaking at Barnesville High School from 5-8 p.m. March 27. This event will be free and open to the community. It will be an opportunity to learn how ...

Zeb’s Barky Bites are biscuit hits!

WHEELING — Entrepreneurship takes a lot of work to get right, and there are countless variables that ultimately affect how successful a business becomes. Coming up with a vision, developing products, figuring out distribution and crafting a sustainable business model is tricky for anyone, ...

2019 Winter Lecture Series kicks off Wednesday

BELLAIRE — The Great Stone Viaduct Society in partnership with the Bellaire Public Library will be hosting the annual Winter Lecture Series this February and March. Lectures will consist of a variety of well known authors and historians who continue to foster their love of history for the ...

Hot soup on a cold day

I made my first successful and tasty, mostly vegetable soup the other day and I’m looking forward to doing it again. Even my young son Henry liked it, so I can add it to the short list of things he will eat that doesn’t involve chocolate or marshmallows. It was just after payday and ...

Oglebay Good Zoo announces new Bobcat Animal Encounter

WHEELING – After being found abandoned in rural Marshall County, two female bobcat kittens have found a permanent home at the Oglebay Good Zoo. The Good Zoo is now offering guests the opportunity to learn about these fascinating wild felines through a new bobcat animal encounter. This new ...

Coal park annual dinner fundraiser is May 11

CADIZ — The 25th Annual Harrison Coal & Reclamation Historical Park Dinner-Auction will be held May 11 at the Sally Buffalo Park’s Wallace Lodge, 100 College Way, Cadiz, or 43000 Industrial Park Road Cadiz. Doors open at 5 p.m. Dinner at 6 p.m. Followed by speaker and auction. Tickets ...

MACY JO SUSTIK

Macy Jo Sustik celebrated her 11th birthday on Feb. 2. She is the daughter of Jodi Jackfert of Martins Ferry and Christopher Sustik of Shadyside. Grandparents are Joe and Lawanna Jackfert of Yorkville and Deborah Sustik of Smithfield and the late Joseph Sustik. A party was held in her honor ...

JENNIE RUTHERS

Jennie “Lucille” Wheeler Ruthers will celebrate her 100th birthday on Feb. 10. She was born in Sewelsville on Feb. 10, 1919, the daughter of Roena and Forrest Wheeler. She married William Ruthers, who died in 1998. She now resides at Brook’s Run, Bellaire. During World War II she worked ...

Diaper drive helps keep babies warm and dry and benefits Gabriel Project

WHEELING — Diaper drives conducted by the Wheeling Serra Club and supported by Team Sledd and other donors have been keeping West Virginia babies warm and dry. For the past eight years these diaper collections have helped the Gabriel Project assist disadvantaged families with infants and ...

Ohio Valley Recipe Corner

This week’s recipe is a casserole featuring two corn-based ingredients. Corn Casserole Ingredients: 1 stick of margarine or butter 2 cans creamed corn 1 box corn bread mix 2 eggs 1 (8 ounces) container of sour cream Grated cheddar cheese Directions: Melt margarine. Mix all ...

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ST. JOHN Central presents an Overnight Getaway to New York City on March 7-9. The bus departs Thursday at 11 p.m. in St. Clairsville. Spend the day Friday in NYC from 8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Staying overnight in a hotel. Saturday, breakfast buffet at 8 a.m. Visit NYC until noon and then depart to ...

Full Circle to entertain Thursday Music Club

WHEELING — Full Circle, featuring the duo of Ben Podolski on the violin and Debbie Breiding on the piano, will entertain the Thursday Music Club at 11 a.m. Feb. 7 at the Stifel Fine Arts Center, 1330 National Road, Wheeling. Their sister, Teresa Podolski-Cybulski, will be joining them to pay ...

These kids rule at the math Olympics!

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — East Richland Christian Schools students in grades 3-8 recently participated in the annual Association of Christian Schools International’s Math Olympics event. A total of 148 students from eight Northern Ohio schools participated in this year’s event. The competition ...

Old man winter rears his frosty head

Winter has barely started and after a couple of freezing colds days I’m wishing for spring already. I’m thankful I don’t have to work outside for long periods, but I do enjoy getting snowy photos for the newspaper. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words and one image I ...

A Healthy hobby in tune with nature

WHEELING — Retired nurse Marsha Boissy of Wheeling has allowed little grass to grow under her feet since wrapping up her career last year. Grass, however is very much a part of Boissy’s daily life. So are squirrels, birds, flowers and deer. Boissy and her husband Leo, a retired student ...

Bellaire Library offers winter/spring programming

BELLAIRE — The Bellaire Public Library has named Theresa Kwiatkowski as its new program specialist. Kwiatkowski, along with Bri Weas, Samantha McAfee and Stan Fedyszyn, have planned some new free activities for children and teens to be involved in. Classes are underway and run through the ...