EVENTS: There’s Magic in the Air

"SUMMER AT HOGWARTS" Harry Potter fans take note! There will be a free two-hour interactive program for teens and older children from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public. Pr...

In this series, we’ll talk to Ohio Valley residents who struggle with autoimmune problems and share their stories. Series author Laura Jackson Roberts opens up about living with Sjögren’s Syndrome in this inaug...

Mystery Theatre Offers Free Show

Mystery Theatre Unlimited will present a hilarious musical-comedy, murder-mystery to Wheeling Park’s Amphitheatre starting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 17. As a part of the City of Wheeling’s “Two Tappin’ Tuesdays, ...

Roberts Ruminations: Intruder Alert

When Shawn woke me up the other night at 1 a.m., I’d been in the middle of a dream about a raspberry cheesecake. One moment I was reaching for a fork, and the next, a jittery man stood over me. “Laura!” “...

Festival of India on Saturday

New Vrindaban will celebrate Ratha Yatra or the Festival of India (Chariots), one of the world’s oldest religious festivals, from 2-8 p.m. Saturday, July 14, in downtown Wheeling. This is the third year that...

Parcel Players to Present ‘The Fantasticks’

Oglebay Institute’s Parcel Players will present the popular musical “The Fantasticks,” a classic coming-of-age story that takes a delightful look at the trials and tribulations of young love. It will be stag...

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...

Free Family Fun at Medieval Family Fun Faire

Donning armor and smiting your enemies with a sword has always made for compelling storytelling. The popularity of Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings and other medieval-themed media attest to the fact that we l...

Wheeling Says “We Care”

On Saturday, June 30, more than 100 locals joined with people in more than 650 other locations nationwide to participate in the Families Belong Together March. The Wheeling We Care march was organized locally b...

I’ll Take the Back End

During that first coveted week of spring that seemed like it would never arrive, my family and I fired up the gas grill to have a picnic on our deck. We washed away two seasons of crust from our glass table top...

Job, School Connection Picks Up STEAM

There’s as much woo-hoo as how-to in science class this summer. At least when that science class is part of a county-wide initiative to encourage students from grades four and up to consider careers in Science,...

Park Drive-In Movies Bring Back Memories

As I sat in my car for the weekly drive-in movie at Wheeling Park, I found myself recollecting memories from my childhood. The nostalgia and uniqueness of the movie experience reminded me of the trips I took in...

EVENTS: Happy Fourth and More

HAPPY FOURTH! The Fourth of July isn’t until next Wednesday, but holiday festivities get underway this weekend. At Oglebay, there are park-wide family fun events all weekend, with the grand finale fireworks...

Calling All Yogis for Yoga on the Lawn

Join Wheeling Heritage and Lindsay Schooler of Happy Goat Yoga for Yoga on the Lawn, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 11, at Heritage Port in Wheeling. All experience levels welcome. Bring your own mat if you...

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...

West Virginia Flood: Two Years Later

Over the past two years, West Virginians have come together to rebuild in the aftermath of the deadly, historic flooding of June 2016. That flooding touched 42 of West Virginia’s 55 counties and caused devastat...

Student Radio Plays Bring History to Life at TMS

Everyone loves a good story. Stories transport us to different worlds, enrich our lives, allow us to step out of our own shoes, tap into our imaginations and engage our emotions. But storytelling provides more ...

June 21, 1920: Wheeling Steel Created

Story courtesy of Weelunk partner West Virginia Public Broadcasting One June 21, 1920, the LaBelle Iron Works, Whitaker-Glessner, and Wheeling Steel & Iron Works combined to form the Wheeling Steel Corpo...
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