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Crosscurrents Art Exhibit Showcases Regional Talent

WHEELING — A staple of Oglebay Institute’s art exhibition season, Crosscurrents is now open at the Stifel Fine Arts Center on National Road in Wheeling. For more than 30 years, this annual exhibition has attracted some of the finest artwork from the tri-state region. The multi-media ...

JUNIOR CADET (7-30)

Logan Ricer is ‘Junior Cadet’ at State Patrol

BELMONT — A Belmont resident recently completed training for the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Junior Cadet Program held June 25-29 at the Highway Patrol Training Academy in Columbus. Logan Ricer, son of Loren and Dena Ricer, was one of 46 Junior Cadet participants selected from ...

Tin Can Alley scars

In the midst of having fun at the Yorkville pool the other day, my son Henry got excited about the sour candy he just purchased at the snack bar and accidentally fell down. He scraped both of his little knees and the top of one foot. Needless to say it was very painful for him and he cried ...

BELL LIBRARY (7-30)

Retired Air Force One pilot to speak

BELLAIRE — The Bellaire Public Library, 330 32nd St., Bellaire, will offer a special program at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 2 when Chief Master Sgt. (United States Air Force retired) John L. Haigh Sr. presents “Proud to Serve.” Haigh will share stories and behind-the-scenes glimpses of the “White ...

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GRACE & CHARLEE BYARD Birthday

Gracelynn Maryanna and Charlee Denise Byard turned 9 years old July 24. They are the twin daughters of Ron and Stacey (Fox) Byard of Martins Ferry. They have an older sister, Makayla Nicole. Grandparents are Carolyn Fox of Martins Ferry and the late Charles Fox Jr., Ron Byard Sr. and the late ...

MARY TINGLER Birthday

Mary Tingler is celebrating her 95th birthday. She was born July 31, 1922, in Blaine. She has two children Larry (Deb) and Mary (Troy), three grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. She married Lawrence (Pete) Tingler on July 31, 1951. A family celebration is being held at her home.

Stallions win awards for 4-H projects

COLERAIN — Colerain Stallions 4-H Club members attended project judging and livestock skill-a-thon on July 11 along with all other Belmont County 4-H Clubs. The following members won awards on their still projects: ∫ Abigail Matusik, 1st place in American Sign Language; ∫ Abby Giffin, ...

YWCA Wheeling Seeks Outstanding Women

WHEELING — The YWCA Wheeling is seeking nominations of women who have had a positive impact on the community for its annual Tribute to Women Awards. The award ceremony will take place Oct. 16. Nominations are due Aug. 15, and winners will be selected and notified by Sept. 1. Nomination ...

Jealousy with husband’s feelings

Dear Annie: Am I being selfish and perhaps jealous, too? My partner of five years, “William,” says he is more comfortable in the company of women than men. William has revealed to me that while he was growing up, his father was domineering and not compassionate or understanding. Instead, ...

Best inexpensive hair conditioners

There is a huge reader response whenever I mention that the most inexpensive shampoos can actually be good for your hair (but not so much for hair conditioners). Here is a follow-up so many of you requested. Unfortunately, conditioners are not quite as simple as shampoos. First, we need ...

A reader has reservations about sleep aid

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 41-year-old man living with clinical depression and chronic anxiety. Though my condition has been well-maintained through cognitive behavioral therapy as well as medication, I have a great deal of difficulty sleeping at night. A different medicine, Remeron, left me unable ...

Tips for a great, easygoing roadtrip with rover

Dear Heloise: A ROAD TRIP WITH THE DOG can be a challenge — I try to be prepared! Here are some hints I’ve used when traveling: * A tote of supplies is necessary: bottled water, food, bowls, treats, a leash, any medications, documentation of rabies vaccine, newspaper sleeves for potty ...

Horoscopes by Holiday

TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (July 30). This solar return brings a childlike wonder; what you’ve experienced is only part of how it really is. Your mind will be increasingly open to new levels of depth and feeling. The social life picks up in September. A change in your family will shift around all the ...

Nominations for FSA due Aug. 1

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The Belmont/Monroe County FSA Committee election for Local Administrative Area (LAA) 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 ...

RYAN STRONG (7-30)

Young Man Making Progress Following Car Accident

By LINDA COMINS For The Times Leader WHEELING — The road to recovery is far from complete for accident survivor Ryan Bishop of Wheeling, but he and his family are grateful to a local medical facility for making that tough path smoother. Bishop was in a life-threatening vehicle accident ...

Datebook

TILTONSVILLE CRIME Watch is set to meet at 6 p.m. Aug. 2 at the city building, 222 Grandview Avenue, Tiltonsville. A representative of the Jefferson County Prosecutor’s Office or Drug Task Force is expected to attend and talk with residents. THE VERMASS Family with Dusty is set to host an ...

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OPA! It’s Grecian Fest Time

WHEELING — The parishioners of St. John the Divine Greek Orthodox Church, 2215 Chapline St., Wheeling, are hosting their 17th Annual Grecian Food Festival from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. July 26-29. Since the year 2000, the community of St. John the Divine has hosted a multi-day Grecian Food Festival. ...

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Staying cool at the pools

By SHELLEY HANSON Times Leader Staff Writer MARTINS FERRY — There is about five weeks left until most swimming pools close for the season and even fewer days remaining until back-to-school time, which means kids and adults alike are squeezing every last bit of fun out of summer while they ...

NEW GIRL (7-23)

Making Memories

Most of you have probably noticed stories in our paper about the new Martins Ferry Farmers’ Market. In case you haven’t, it happens every Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the corner of Hanover and Fifth streets. I finally bought some vegetables from one of those farmers — red potatoes, ...

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Group from St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church visits United Kingdom

By LINDA COMINS For The Times Leader A Wheeling group touring England this summer saw many of the usual sights, but also visited several sites that are less familiar to international travelers. I was fortunate to be part of the traveling party of 18 members and friends from St. Matthew’s ...