Two Chances to Enjoy WLU Choirs

Springtime brings two chances to enjoy beautiful music as West Liberty University’s College of Arts and Communications presents choral concerts for the public to enjoy. The first concert, Let Music Fill the ...

WEELUNK in a Nutshell

We want you, our readers, to know a little more about Weelunk, its vision and its place in the Ohio Valley and beyond. Lately, you may have noticed a few new writers, stories posted with more regularity and ...

Super Runners Lace Up for CASA Superhero 5k

Every child needs a hero to look up to, but neglected or abused children need superheroes. On a chilly Saturday in Triadelphia, runners from all over the Ohio Valley laced up their running shoes and tied their ...

Cartwright to Star In Unique Show

It was the very first time he saw glow sticks, and Lionel Cartwright will never forget the moment. For good reason. “It was that first night when I was hired to be a member of the staff band for Jamboree ...

Roberts Ruminates: Beans and Weenies

I didn’t drink coffee until my first child was born. For 27 years of my life, I got by on ante-meridiem pep alone. But when the kid came along, as you can imagine, a steaming cup of artificial energy became an ...

Zieggy Tribe ‘Wanted’ by FBI

It was a pretty cool day for the Ziegenfelder Co. and its tribe — as cool as the sweet treats the company produces, as cool as their practice of compassionate hiring, for which they were honored in Washington, ...

Got Wanderlust?

"Wanderlust" — a strong desire to explore. Wanderlust Snowshoe offers the means to explore ourselves. It’s “life changing,” said Joelle Connors. It gave Lindsay Schooler, a yoga instructor, “so many tools to...

Celebrate Earth Day Weekend With Oglebay Institute

Celebrate Earth Day weekend with naturalists from Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center, by participating in a series of events set for Saturday, April 21, and Sunday, April 22, (Earth Day...

Tales of WWI Flying Corps at Moundsville Library

A piece of “Unheard of History” will be discussed at 6 p.m. Monday, April 16, at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library when Judi Tarowsky presents “To Summits of Glory: The West Virginia Flying Corps.”...

Gracie Curran at BluesDays

Gracie Curran will bring her “jaw-dropping” blues and soul to River City Restaurant at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17. “One of the hardest working blues artists on the circuit, Gracie’s bare feet should have ca...

Enter Weelunk’s Haiku Contest

Try your hand at writing a haiku inspired by Wheeling’s waterfront, and one winner will join West Virginia’s poet laureate, Marc Harshman, for lunch! A haiku is a Japanese poem of 17 syllables, in three phra...

Lunch and Learn on Depression, Anxiety

West Virginia Northern Community College’s Academic Support Center will host a No Stigma Attached Lunch and Learn from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, on the Wheeling Campus. The event will focus on anxiety a...

Elementary Science Fair Thursday at WLU

West Liberty University’s Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics will sponsor the first annual Elementary Science Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, April 12. Ohio County Public Schools were...

Lounge Lizards Duel in New Mystery Theatre Show

Dueling lounge lizards, a love-conflicted exotic dancer, a down-and-out club owner and a strange Austrian body-builder populate Mystery Theatre Unlimited’s all-new murder mystery, “Murder at the Kit Kat Klub,” ...

WJU Students to Perform ‘Pippin’

An ensemble cast of Wheeling Jesuit students will take to the stage inside the university’s Troy Theater this April to perform the musical “Pippin.” Heir to the Frankish throne, the young prince Pippin is in...

Spaghetti Dinner Is About Service

Smothered in homemade spaghetti sauce and garnished with sausages or meatballs or both, the noodles that will be devoured at Catholic Charities’ 18th Street Neighborhood Center this weekend serve as symbols of ...

Fashion Ideas for the Great Gala

West Liberty University's annual fundraiser, The Great Gala, celebrates its eighth installment with a "British Invasion" theme at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28. Held in Oglebay Resort’s Glessner Auditorium, the ...

WJU Professor Receives Fulbright Scholarship

A member of Wheeling Jesuit University’s history department is one of 500 U.S. teachers – and the first WJU faculty member – to receive funding from the Fulbright Scholars Program. Jeff Rutherford, WJU assoc...

Musical Hits the High Seas at John Marshall

A shining example of classic musical theater, "Anything Goes" opens Friday, April 13, and runs through Sunday, April 15, in the Center for Performing Arts at John Marshall High School. With epic tap dancing,...

Roberts Ruminates: Ode to This Road

The National Road runs like an artery right through our community. It wasn’t originally meant to come through Wheeling, though. It began in Cumberland, Md., and ultimately ended in Vandalia, Ill., but thanks to...

In the Key of Nate

EDITOR'S NOTE: Sprinkled throughout this story are pieces composed by Nate Strasser when he was in kindergarten through second grade. The full album, "Nate at Eight," can be found at the end of the story. Na...

Time for Antiques … and Lots More

Antiques, cats, art openings, films and more are on the upcoming agenda in the Ohio Valley, so don’t let a little April snow keep you home. CALLING ALL ANTIQUE LOVERS! The state’s largest antiques show is...

Student Art Show Has Grown by Leaps and Bounds

When the Student Art Show of Excellence began  in 2000 in the gallery space above Kirk’s Art and Photo Shop, three schools (Mount de Chantal, Sherrard and St. Mary Central, Martins Ferry) displayed 90 pieces of...

The Zieggy Tribe Loves Its Neighbors

Cold treats, warm hearts. That easily could define the "Zieggy Tribe" — honored with this year's Youth Services System Inc.'s Good Samaritan Award. Inspired by the parable of The Good Samaritan (Luke 10:2...

WLU Lights Up Blue for Autism

On Tuesday, April 3, Alpha Xi Delta sorority will hold a Light Up Blue night in support of Autism Speaks, the national autism awareness organization. “Our sorority helps to spread the message about autism an...

Ashley Is the Cat’s Meow

Charlie crawled through the frigid rain, one step at a time. His bones ached; his backside throbbed. He hadn’t eaten in days, and he could barely make it up the porch stairs. The world around him felt enormous ...

‘Make Wheeling Shine’ Event Set for April 7

The City of Wheeling is partnering with Williams Lea Tag to “Make Wheeling Shine” on Saturday, April 7. The cleanup will begin at 9 a.m. on Wheeling Creek, launching at Patterson Recreation Complex on Sycamore ...
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