EVENTS: Music! Movies! Theater! Art!

A ‘BELLA’ MASTERWORKS The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra opens its Masterworks season at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, conducted by music director finalist Timothy Hankewich and featuring guest artist Bella Hristo...

Is a Private School for Your Child?

In the Ohio Valley, parents are lucky to have many choices when it comes to schools for their children. There is a variety of parochial, private and public schools from which to choose. If you are considerin...

A VIEW FROM THE MOON: An Introduction

Years ago, nearly 46 to be more exact, I was a freshman in high school. I was 14 1/2 years old, it was a Saturday morning, dawn was shining on the still sleepy city of Richmond, (East) Va., and I was heading to...

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

YWCA Tribute to Women Honors Notable Women

The YWCA Wheeling will hold its annual Tribute to Women Awards celebration to honor notable women of the Ohio Valley for their outstanding achievements in the community, at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, at the YWCA, ...

WLU Marks Homecoming Week 2018

West Liberty University celebrates Homecoming 2018 with a variety of student, alumni and community events the weekend of Oct. 20. Students get started early, however, with the tradition of Serenades at 9 p.m...

Bill Hogan’s Musings: ‘Regal’ Jimmy

“James Samuel Simon, 82, of Wheeling, died Sunday Oct. 7, 2018.” … so the short obituary starts, with mention of his high school and military service. Really not much to report on his 82 years. I knew Jim...

Boo at the Zoo Unmasked

The Oglebay Good Zoo held its first Boo at the Zoo in October 1980 as a way to raise funds for animal care and zoo operations and to invite the community to enjoy safe, family-oriented Halloween fun. It quickly...

EVENTS: Dance, Dress Up, Listen, Taste

TALE AS OLD AS TIME Friends, villains, life lessons and love: “Beauty and the Beast” has it all. Oglebay Institute’s Youth Ballet Company dances the journey of Belle, a caring, intelligent, beautiful, young ...

Corpus Christi Gears Up for Race for Education

Corpus Christi School is gearing up for its largest fundraiser — the eighth annual Race for Education on Friday, Oct. 12, in Garden Par. “In addition to being a fundraising event, the race is a valuable tool...

TIME TO GREEN UP: Recycling Is Tough All Over

Editor’s note: As part of a continuing series, Wheeling officials recently shared the city’s recycling/garbage program may be up for changes both small and large in order to cope with a global crisis in the rec...
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WVA Wellness Program Presents Acupressure Therapy

West Virginia Wellness, LLC, in conjunction with its mission to provide education and learning about Alternative types of therapy, will present Kari Sand-Jecklin, MSN, RN, AHN-BC on Sunday, Oct. 14, at the Ohio...

Szafran: 25 Years of Crittenton Compassion

“These girls don’t deserve any less than you and I had.” — Kathy Szafran, CEO and president of Crittenton Services _____________________ KATHY SZAFRAN Trauma is defined as “a disordered psychic or beh...

Angela Was ‘More Than Her Addiction’

There's a line in the song “Wait for It” from the musical “Hamilton”  — “Love doesn’t discriminate between the sinners and the saints. It takes and it takes and it takes.” The same can be said for addiction. _...

EVENTS: Oglebayfest, Ecofest, Poe & Poetry

OGLEBAYFEST Artisan crafts, music, food, a 5K race, the parade, the Ohio County Country Fair, fireworks, inflatable rides, more music, gourmet market, antique cars, folk dancing … the list of Oglebayfest act...

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 series, “WEEasked.” Look for it a coupl...

The Arts at Work in Wheeling’s Centre Market

The sound of engraving tools mingled in the air with pencil scratching and acoustic guitar music on a recent Friday afternoon as Wheeling’s Artworks Around Town Inc. celebrated its 13th annual Paint Historic Wh...

Planning Group Gives Back Through Event

West Virginia Event Pros recently made a donation of $5,000 to the Marshall County Animal Shelter, a result of “A Grand Night at Grand Vue” hosted by the group at Grand Vue Park last month. The sold-out even...

Roberts Ruminates: Disorderly Conduct

I enjoy getting the mail. There’s always some hope when I go to the front porch each day. Maybe a paycheck has come, maybe a package from Amazon on which I’ve already blown said forthcoming paycheck. Maybe, at ...

Art and Technology Converge at Stifel

A crumpled water heater. Footage of a train that looks like it’s been put through a shredder and reassembled. Halting images being projected onto a disc of celluloid film. Metal formed into an image of the fact...

As Dancing With the Ohio Valley Stars sashays its way into season eight, prepare for more glamour, glitz and sequins as this year’s cast prepares to “light up the night” with their sparkling personalities and l...

Hollywood Success for ‘Hometown Girl’

Editor's note: Wheeling has cultivated a number of men and women who are outstanding in their chosen fields — the arts, science, medicine, etc. Today, Weelunk features Kristin Slaysman, a Wheeling Park High Sch...

A Little Northern Comfort at Oglebay

The flow of Hurricane Florence evacuees to Oglebay began trickling into Wheeling on mid-morning Friday last week. Nestled in the rolling hills of Wheeling, Oglebay opened its arms and hosted those displaced ...
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