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Students take part in National Council of Teachers meeting

WEST LIBERTY — Students had a chance to experience life as an English teacher recently as they attended the National Council of Teachers of English in Baltimore, Md. Professor Steve Criniti coordinated and escorted the students to the annual convention that teachers attend to improve and ...

Christmas gift to A Special Wish Foundation

Karen Craig, right, director of business development at Interim Health Care in St. Clairsville, presents a check for $2,000 to A Special Wish Foundation Executive Director Alicia Freeman. Craig said the business has operated a charitable giving program for the past 10 years. She said this year ...

‘Knit Chicks’ make winter warmer

By PAULA GINTHER Special to The Times Leader SHADYSIDE — The cold winter months are brighter and warmer due to the talents of the Knit Chicks, a great group of ladies who gather weekly at the Shadyside Public Library to learn and knit wonderful items. Betty Schmidt of Shadyside was ...

The Soup Kitchen sees less aid after the holidays

By JOSELYN KING For The Times Leader The spirit of giving is alive in December, but it is during the winter months the Soup Kitchen of Greater Wheeling sees its most patrons and has its greatest need. Volunteer help that was plentiful during the holidays curtails in January, and the soup ...

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AMANDA STOLTEY, JOSH PEMPEK

Linda Stoltey of Maynard and Dave and Brenda Stoltey of St. Clairsville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Amanda Stoltey to Josh Pempek of Fairpoint, Ohio. Josh is the son of Stan and Leigh Pempek of Fairpoint. The bride to be is a 2006 graduate of St. Clairsville ...

KATIE DILLON, RYAN LULI

KATIE DILLON, RYAN LULI Richard and Diana Dillon of St. Clairsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Dillon, to Ryan Luli, son of Joe and Gini Luli of Ravenna, Ohio. The bride-to-be is a 2006 graduate of St. Clairsville High School and 2013 graduate of Kent State University ...

CAITLIN ROSE LONGSTAFF, EVAN PATRICK GRABER

CAITLIN ROSE LONGSTAFF, EVAN PATRICK GRABER Mr. and Mrs. Mark Longstaff of Powhatan Point announce the engagement of their daughter, Caitlin Rose, to Evan Patrick Graber, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Graber of Canton, Ohio. The bride-to-be graduated from Ohio University with a bachelor of ...

KATIE LYNN CLARK, ZAK J. STILES

KATIE LYNN CLARK, ZAK J. STILES Roger and Lisa Clark of Jacobsburg announce the engagement of their daughter Katie Lynn Clark to Zak J. Stiles, son of Bruce and Leslie Stiles of Bethesda. The bride-to-be is a 2010 graduate of Union Local High School, a 2014 graduate of Marietta College ...

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MR. & MRS. TODD McKEEGAN

Stacy Nicole Young and Todd Michael McKeegan were married on Sept. 21 at Wheeling Park White Palace. Following the ceremony the couple spent their honeymoon in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. The bride is the daughter of Jim Young of Baltimore, Md., and Coleena Groch of Toronto. The groom is the son of ...

MR. & MRS. TED MCCORT 50th wedding anniversary

MR. & MRS. TED MCCORT 50th wedding anniversary Ted and Annita McCort will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 13. They were united in marriage at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lafferty, Ohio, with the Rev. P. Cafferelli officiating. Ted is the son of the late Ted Jr. ...

MR. & MRS. ERIC WITTMER

Dr. Shaylee Peckens and Eric Wittmer were united in marriage Saturday, June 30, at 2 p.m. in St Joseph Catholic Church, Tiltonsville, with the Very Rev. William Cross and the Rev. Monsignor George Coyne officiating at the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Doug and Judy Peckens of ...

MR. & MRS. JUSTIN HUTCHINSON

MR. & MRS. JUSTIN HUTCHINSON Brittany Nicole Grover and Justin Murrell Hutchinson were united in marriage on Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, at Bluff Mountain Inn, Sevierville, Tenn. Judge Blair Edwards officiated the chapel ceremony with a reception that followed at The Barn at Bluff Mountain ...

Anniversaries | VIEW ALL

65th wedding anniversary

Donald and Ramona Byers were married Jan. 8, 1955, by the Rev. Kirby of the Barnesville Methodist Church. Don and Ramona have four children: Laura Storey married to Pat Green, Vince Byers and partner Linda Boyd, Julie and Doug Ruzicska, and Donald Jr. and Lori Byers. Don and Ramona have 10 ...

MR. & MRS. GLEN MAXWELL: 60th wedding anniversary

Glenn and Catherine LaRuffo Maxwell were married in the Bellaire Rock Hill Presbyterian Church on Dec. 19, 1959. They have four children: Robin of Orange, Va., Glenn (Terri) of Gahanna, Ohio, Tracy Ghoris of Bellaire and Steven of Whitehall (Columbus), Ohio. Their two grandchildren are Sam ...

60th wedding anniversary

William (Skip) and Dollie Meeker of Glen Robbins celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Jan. 31. Meeker is the son of the late Daniel and Midge Meeker. His wife, the former Dollie Merkel, is the daughter of the late Woodrow and Mary Merkel. They have one daughter, Kim Davis and her ...

MR. & MRS. DANIEL ELLIS

On Nov. 23, 1968, Daniel W. Ellis and Bernadine Koci were united in marriage in a ceremony at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church officiated by Father Robert Krauter. Daniel W. Ellis is the son of the late William E. Ellis and Nellie (Dugan) Ellis of Martins Ferry. Daniel is a retired steelworker ...