Hop On Over to Zoo Brew

For one night each June at the Oglebay Good Zoo, the kids go home. The strollers roll away, the little red wagons head out, and the calls for popcorn and train rides fade into the evening sunset. After regular ...

WLU PAs Hear From McKinley at Commencement

West Liberty University held its Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies commencement at 6 p.m., Friday, June 15, in Kelly Theatre and welcomed U.S. Rep. David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) to the ceremony as ...

Discovering Reiki: a Path to Healing

My hands have been tingling on and off for three days. They tingle as I write. At times the sensations move down to my feet or through my arms. Three days ago, I would have Googled the symptoms, diagnosed mysel...

Oglebay Rolls Out New Scenic Segway Tours

Oglebay is excited to announce the newest way to enjoy the 2,000-acre park. Visitors can now experience Segway Tours, which depart from the park’s Aerial Challenge Course daily. The Segway Personal Transport...

And the Winning Haiku Are …

It was no easy task for West Virginia's Poet Laureate Marc Harshman to pick the winners for Weelunk's inaugural haiku contest. And not only did Harshman choose the winners, but he offered commentary as to wh...

Get Some Culture … and Arts

WHERE ART THOU? Visual arts, theater, dance, literature, culinary demos, historical arts, and lots and lots of musical entertainment will liven up the Wheeling Heritage Port when the 2018 Wheeling Arts &...

The Autoimmune Sisterhood

Autoimmune disease is on the rise in our country. In decades past, the term “autoimmune” wasn’t widely known, but today, 50 million Americans live with an autoimmune disease. That number is climbing, and women ...

WEEasked some simple questions — and your neighbors, friends, co-workers, acquaintances, maybe some strangers, answered. Get to know them a little bit better with our fun, new series, “WEEasked.” Look for it a ...

BILL HOGAN’S MUSINGS: Pappy’s Gold Pan

In April, my grandson Tommy turned 10, so I wanted to give him a present that was meaningful to me and hopefully to him. I gave him the circular, metal pan with the sloping sides that I had used to try my luck ...

Raleigh Ringers Chime In at the Strand

The Strand Theatre will welcome The Raleigh Ringers to the stage at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 16. The Raleigh Ringers is an internationally acclaimed concert handbell choir based in Raleigh, N.C. Since its found...

Kellas III Continuing Family Legacy

It depends on a person's age, really, as far as which "George Kellas" he or she remembers or knows today. And it is the family of young George Kellas that owns a legacy of working to make the Wheeling community...

Triadelphia School: 100 Years of Memories

There is a certain sequence of expressions that appears on the face of a grownup who is suddenly returned to the school hallways of adolescence. It starts with a quiet wonder. Then, eyes dart quickly around to ...

Warwood Farmers Market Opens Tuesday

Grow Warwood Pride kicks off the second season of the Warwood Farmers Market in Garden Park on Tuesday, June 5. The farmers market is slated to run every Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. until Oct. 9. Grow Warwood P...

Winning Entries: Kids Write About Bravery, Dreams

The Ohio Valley Writers held its inaugural writing contest this spring. They were pleased to choose adult and elementary school winners in poetry, fiction and nonfiction categories. Here, we present the winners...

WLU Nursing and Medical Lab Students Pinned

Nursing Students Mark Accomplishment West Liberty University nursing students marked their graduation in a special way recently with a professional Nursing Pinning Ceremony held in Kelly Theatre. Opening re...

Color Me Au-Some 5K Set for June 9

Color Me Au-Some 5K Walk/Run — the fun event where participants are covered, coated, swathed and plastered with dry tempera paint powder at stations throughout the course — is set to begin at 8:30 a.m. Saturday...

Jason Ricci at BluesDays at River City

Jason Ricci is one of the most popular harmonica players on the planet today. That’s what “they” say. And Bruce Wheeler will agree. That’s why he’s bringing him back to Wheeling. Ricci has played at Heritage...

Take a Peek Into the Secret Gardens of Wheeling

The Museums Committee of Oglebay Institute is once again hosting its popular garden tour for its spring fundraiser. The Secret Gardens of Wheeling Tour & Garden Market takes place Saturday, June 9, and begi...

Events Heating Up in Ohio Valley

HOT COMPETITION It’s time for the annual Wheeling Feeling Chili Cookoff set for Saturday, June 2, at Wheeling Heritage Port. There are cash prizes for the chili cooks, chili to taste, vendors, activities for...

Artworks 20 Years Strong

It was 20 years ago this June that Bethany resident Susan Johnston brought together a group of artists to form the co-op, Artworks Around Town, the oldest surviving one of its kind in West Virginia. Under he...

Lunchtime Live! at Market Plaza

Mark your calendars "busy" for lunch on the first Friday of the month throughout the summer. Wheeling Heritage, in partnership with Williams Lea Tag, is hosting Lunchtime Live! at Market Plaza. This free con...

WEEasked some simple questions — and your neighbors, friends, co-workers, acquaintances, maybe some strangers, answered. Get to know them a little bit better with our fun, new series, “WEEasked.” Look for it a ...
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