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Herb Society luncheon is May 5

By SHELLEY HANSON Times Leader Staff Writer WHEELING — Members of the Wheeling Herb Society are gearing up for their annual fundraiser luncheon that will take place in a new location this year — the Pine Room at Oglebay Park. The luncheon, titled “A Day with Herbs,” is slated for ...

Broadway hat and mask maker exhibit

WHEELING — The opening of the Rodney Gordon: Broadway Milliner & Mask Maker exhibit is slated April 27 at the Stifel Fine Arts Center 1330 National Road in Wheeling. A “free and festive” reception begins at 6:30 p.m. An exquisite collection of hats, headdresses, masks, jewelry and ...

St. C. walk aims to prevent suicide

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Jerry’s Walk – Illuminating Suicide Awareness, a non-profit organization dedicated to suicide prevention and awareness, will be hosting its inaugural suicide awareness walk on Sunday, April 30, at the St. Clairsville-Richland Township Memorial Park. The cost of the ...

Ohio Valley family attends Easter Egg Roll

By SHELLEY HANSON Times Leader Staff Writer WASHINGTON, D.C. — An Ohio Valley family got the chance to participate in a White House tradition that dates back to 1878. The Dorsch family of Weirton — Dan, Brandy and their 3-year-old son Balin — participated in the White House Easter ...

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AMERICAN LEGION Riders Post 52 Ohio Valley Chapter’s Poker Run is slated April 29 at the legion in Bellaire, 3600 Guernsey St., Bellaire. Registration is 10-11 a.m. The run begins at 11 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m. The meal is at the last stop at 5 p.m. The cost is $15 per driver and $10 per ...

Last surviving Bielski brother to speak

WHEELING — The incredible true story of the Bielski brothers was chronicled in books and made famous by the 2008 biographical movie “Defiance.” Tuvia, Asael, Zus and Aron Bielski each played a pivotal role as partisans fighting the Nazi regime while also rescuing Jews and organizing a ...

Senior Art Students Ready for Last Show

WEST LIBERTY — West Liberty University senior art students are showcasing their best work during the spring Senior Exhibition at the Nutting Art Gallery on campus. The art is on display now through May 11. There are six talented artists in this year’s exhibition: Jenny Ball (Woodsfield), ...

Tri-County Help Center to host Designer Bag Bingo

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The Tri-County Help Center is slated to host a Designer Bag and Vendor Bingo from noon to 3:30 p.m. May 6 at Marian Hall at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in St. Clairsville. Tickets are $25 for 10 games. The cover-all is $3. Bingo prizes are designer bags from Coach, ...

April is National Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — April is Child Abuse and Child Neglect Prevention Month, and the Eastern Ohio Regional Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Council is encouraging all residents of Eastern Ohio to participate in the statewide social media campaign, #inthenext30 minutes. Throughout the month ...

Horoscope by Holiday

TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (April 23). This is the magic hour of life; you’re old enough to take advantage of privileges you didn’t have when you were younger, and you can afford some of what you couldn’t before. The best part is that you’re young enough to enjoy those things. A career break ...

Passing out while getting a tattoo

DEAR DR. ROACH: I went to get a tattoo on the outer area of my hand, but upon doing it, I got dizzy and fainted. I am someone who has low blood pressure. I still want to finish the tattoo, so what can I take or do so that I don’t pass out? — M.Y. ANSWER: I certainly would recommend that ...

How to use meal kits to cut your food costs

Faithful readers will recall that my husband and I have been testing and enjoying one of the handful of meal kit delivery services that are becoming quite popular. A Home Chef meal kit includes all of the fresh ingredients and instructions needed to cook restaurant-quality meals for two, ...

A problem down the plumbing line

Dear Heloise: For everyone who thinks BABY WIPES ARE FLUSHABLE, they are not. My daughter experienced a plumbing problem, and her serviceman said it was due to baby wipes. — A.A., Staten Island, N.Y. You are absolutely right. They may be “flushable,” but they muck up plumbing down the ...

Back to work after having a baby

Dear Annie: My husband and I welcomed a beautiful baby girl into the world three months ago. She’s our first child and the love of our lives. I was blessed with 12 weeks’ leave from work after she was born, and I cherished that time immensely. I’ve now returned to work and been back ...

WLU inspires green living

WEST LIBERTY — West Liberty University’s annual Environmental Education Day surprised students this year with a student competition. Sponsored by WLU Foundation, the contest offers cash prizes. “Environmental education day is one of the initiatives of the campus sustainability ...

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Adena Lions to hold 67th annual Minstrel Show ‘The Pride of Motown’

ADENA — Since 1951, the Adena Lions Club Minstrel Show has been a staple in the local entertainment industry attracting thousands of spectators during the last 66 years. Get ready, as this year’s chorus performs melodies from The Temptations, The Jackson 5, and The Four Tops. The “Pride ...

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Bellaire grad gets $1,000 teacher scholarship

BELLAIRE — Bellaire High School graduate Aubrey Ryan was recently awarded the $1,000 Ether Strickland Student Teacher Scholarship by the Delta Kappa Gamma International Society. Ryan is the daughter of Jerry and JoAnn Ryan of Bellaire. The society is a professional honorary society of ...

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‘Great Cross’ Provides Inspiration to Many

By BETTY J. POKAS For The Times Leader A 60-foot white cross stands atop a mountain in nearby Pennsylvania, strikingly different from the instrument of agonizing torture and death that preceded the first Easter more than 2,000 years ago. Symbolic of the victory over sin and death, The ...

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Christ is risen!

Editor’s note: This is the final story in a series of articles regarding the Lenten season from Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church in Barton. By KIMBERLY HURLEY Special to The Times Leader BARTON — We have come to the great Feast of Pascha (Easter)! The great Paschal Hymn resounds ...