Nick Howell and his wife Wendy just celebrated their 10th anniversary on Aug. 12. They are the proud parents of 2 daugthers. (Lindsey 5 & Lakyn 2). They live in Bergholz, Ohio where both are employed as teachers in the Edison Local School District. Nick also coaches baseball at the high school and basketball in the Jr. High.
In February 2016, the board of directors of Belmont Savings Bank announced the appointment of Todd D. Cover as President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to assuming the presidency, he served as Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer for Belmont Savings. Before joining the bank last year, Cover spent 12 years at financial institutions in the local area specializing in business banking.
Reese Allen Folmar and Samantha Ray Van Lanen were united in marriage Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016 at Elm Grove United Methodist Church in Wheeling, with the Rev. Bryan Carpenter officiating the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Nelson and Linda Little of Bethlehem.
The groom is the son of Tom and Donna Folmar of Wheeling.
Barbara Davis, sister of the bride, served as matron of honor, and Kaitlyn Folmar, sister of the groom, was maid of honor. Vinnie Folmar of Wheeling was best man.
Other attendants were Jen Sayre; Katy Hannah; Morgan Rogers; Jess Bryan; Jenny Potts; Chelsea Folmar; Jilly Sayre; Evelyn Folmar; James Sayre; Zach Hess; T.J. Folmar, brother of the groom; Tyler Smith; Tom Timlin; Matt Muffany; Hines Rotriga and James Smith.
A reception followed at Grand Vue Park in Moundsville.
The bride is a graduate of West Liberty University with a dual degree in computer information systems and business information systems. She is employed at American Sanitary Supply.
The groom graduated from Pittsburgh Technical Institute with a Heating-Ventilation-Air Conditioning certification and is employed at H.E. Neumann.
Following a honeymoon to Canaan Valley, the couple will reside in Clearview.
She is currently serving as Gas Control Committee Chair for the Southern Gas Association.
Samuel John “Coach” Andy, 76, of Wheeling, West Virginia, died July 30, 2016, at Liza’s Place, Wheeling, with his wife, Sandra Jean “Sandy” (Arnett) Andy, family, and several loved ones at his side. Born June 25, 1940, in Wheeling, West Virginia, Sam was the son of the late Samuel John Andy, Sr., and Elaine Marie (Harmison) Andy McNabb. His stepfather, Kenneth Edward McNabb, also preceded Sam in death. Sam was a member of the 1958 graduating class at Wheeling High School and subsequently received his B.A. degree in education from West Liberty State College in 1963. Sam was a lifelong educator whose teaching career began at Frazeysburg High School (Ohio) (1964 – 1966); and Tri-Valley High School (Ohio) (1966 – 1969); then continuing at Wheeling High School (West Virginia) (1969 – 1976); and Wheeling Park High School (West Virginia) (1976-2004). Sam retired from his career as an educator in 2004. Coach Andy’s legendary career as a basketball coach also began at Frazeysburg High School (Ohio) in 1964 at which time he served as head coach of the boys’ basketball team until 1966. In 1966, Coach Andy became the assistant coach of the boys’ basketball team for the consolidation school known as Tri-Valley High School (Ohio) until 1969. Coach then continued his career as head coach of the boys’ basketball team at Wheeling High School (West Virginia) from 1969 to 1976. In 1976, the last year before the consolidation of schools in Ohio County, Coach Andy won the 1976 AAA State Championship. Later that same year, Coach Andy was selected from a group of candidates for the position of head coach at the newly formed Wheeling Park High School (West Virginia) where he remained from 1976 until his retirement in 2006. Under the coaching regime of Coach Andy, the Wheeling Park Patriots went on to win State Titles in 1980 and 1995. The 1995 State Championship win versus Beckley Woodrow Wilson is considered the best game ever played in State Tournament history. The Wheeling Park Patriots won the 1995 State Championship 99-96 in triple overtime. Coach Andy’s Patriots also finished as State Runner-Up in 1997 with State Semi-Final appearances in 1980, 1988, 1990, 1995, 1997, 1998, and 2000. Coach Andy completed his coaching career with a record of 591-290 in Ohio County (West Virginia) and a record of 611-310 overall. With 611 victories spanning a 39-year coaching career, Coach Andy was the second-winningest big-school boys’ basketball coach in state history. He took teams to the West Virginia State Tournament 21 times in 37 years, with 17 at Wheeling Park in his 30-year tenure. Coach’s teams finished the regular season ranked #1 in the state three (3) times (1977, 1995, and 1998); three (3) OVAC Championships (1977, 1998, and 2000); and was the 1995 OVAC Coach of the Year. Coach Andy also won numerous other coaching honors during his illustrious career and had the honor of coaching numerous young men who went on to receive Player of the Year, All-State, All OVAC, and All Valley Honors. Coach Andy was noted for playing anyone, anywhere, at any time including many national opponents whose players went on to the NBA. Coach Andy also took great pride in his 3-0 record when challenged by the Ohio County Board of Education after which he went on to serve as a Board Member (2008-2012).Sam is survived by his wife, Sandra Jean “Sandy” Andy of Wheeling; his sister, Darlene “Dolly” Gillingham of Moundsville; his brother Roger McNabb of Florida; his nephews John (Karen) Gillingham and Charles (Nikki) Gillingham; his great-nieces Audrey Gillingham, Kailey Gillingham, and Lainey Baker; and several cousins in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.