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...

Art Scene Blossoming in Wheeling

It’s no secret when you live in Wheeling — art is everywhere in this small city. It is evident today, possibly more than ever, that art is a main part of the city’s identity and is here to stay. Driving down...

EVENTS: Holiday Music Is in the Air

A VERY BRIDGE + TUNNEL CHRISTMAS A collective of local musicians will continue its annual holiday revue benefiting Wheeling-area neighbors who are especially vulnerable and in need at this time of year. At 8...

Couple Trades Big Pay for Big Blessings

Editor’s note: As part of a continuing series on how Wheeling residents express their spirituality, today’s post features a young couple who are going against the cultural flow. Matt and Amanda Cummins are trad...

WLU Fall Commencement Set for Dec. 15

West Liberty University will graduate 140 students at Fall Commencement 2018, which will take place at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 15, in the Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex. President Stephen Greiner will...

WJU Lacrosse Team Spreads Christmas Cheer

The Wheeling Jesuit University men's lacrosse team held their sixth annual Christmas gift drive this past weekend, donating all gifts collected to Catholic Charities in downtown Wheeling. The team began the gi...

Eckhart House: Tea, History and Hospitality

In the early 1900s, Sarah Kleeh sat in the upstairs window seat watching the wealthy ladies across the street point to her home at 810 Main. She knew they were talking about the two bathrooms in her house — the...

Betsy Delk and Her Band of Merry (Snow) Men

Ladies and gentlemen! Allow me to introduce you to the Queen of Cookies, the Dutchess of Decorating, the Countess of Creativity, the Royalty of Icing — Ms. Betsy Delk. Betsy — who probably gets more invitati...

The Children of Wheeling and Willesden Lane

It was soggy and gray as I headed for The Capitol. I was going to see a performance that I only vaguely knew to be about children and the Holocaust and a pianist. There was a yellow bus at the curb by the marqu...

A Taste of Japan in the Heart of Wheeling

In Wheeling’s historic Centre Market, a unique corner offers both newcomers and longtime patrons a literal taste of Japan. From fish to chicken, udon noodles and bubble tea, Osaka Express offers a full menu of ...

Iafrate Fighting for a Better Church

Editor’s note: As part of a continuing series on how Ohio Valley residents express their spirituality, Weelunk recently visited with a Wheeling man whose spiritual/social-justice calling includes bringing even ...

Symphony on Ice — A Gift of Holiday Warmth

How can a place as cold as ice make you feel all hot-cocoa, blazing-fire, cozy-blanket, favorite-sweater warm? Maybe it’s those adorable little ones making their way out onto that big ice rink so early in th...

Holy Crepes! Lady Gaga in the House

“Susan, you can call me Stefani.” That’s Susan Haddad, owner of Later Alligator in Center Wheeling. And, Stefani? Well, that’s Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta. Lady Gaga’s invitation to call her "St...

‘Sweat’ Equity Pays Off for Wheeling Native

 Wheeling native Michelle Duffy certainly has invested “sweat equity” into her career, which has thus far spanned close to three decades in Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York City and now, Pittsburgh...

EVENTS: And After Dinner’s Digested …

Looking for something to do to keep your visitors entertained? There’s shopping, an art film, a wine tasting and, of course, a variety of holiday events such as the Festival of Lights, Festival of Trees and the...

Recipe for a ‘Capitol’ Holiday

Take six parts theatrical spectacle, add a dash of distinctive cuisine, fold in a trip to one of many unhidden gems — and what do you have? All the ingredients for a delectable visit to Wheeling. Treat this ...

SleepOut Raises More Than $56,000

The Wheeling SleepOut took place on Friday, Nov. 2, at the Miracle League Field at the J.B. Chambers Sports Complex off I-470. It raised more than $56,000 for Youth Services System Inc.’s Transitional Living Pr...

ROBERTS RUMINATES: A Place for Piles

We tidied up our house the other day. It was in desperate need, and during the miserable exercise — one replete with whining and bickering and arguments about who was absolutely not going to pick up that shoe o...
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W.Va. Wellness to Present Benefits of CBD

The West Virginia Wellness Project’s owner and practitioner Leesa Scott, LMT, CST, will present a lecture about the health benefits of cannabis oil at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, at the Ohio County Public Library. ...

The Decline of Community

Editor's Note: We believe that our community should be honest, open-minded and willing to engage in a civil dialogue about the issues facing our community, both present and future. The IDEAS page is our place f...
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