Progress Reported with Wheeling Projects

We at Weelunk work very hard to be sure our readers are up-to-date with any developments and possibilities in the Wheeling area, and when there is progress to report we enjoy offering those updates, as well. ...

Wheeling: It’s Time to Get on the Map!

  Local business owners: grab your lunch and laptop (if you’ve got one!) because Wheeling-based digital marketing agency Direct Online Marketing (DOM) is on a mission to help you grow presence online, w...

Area Churches Mark “Day of Hope”

Editors Note: Yesterday faith organizations around the Valley took time to recognize a major epidemic that is affecting our community.     Six months ago the Ohio County Substance Abuse Prevention Co...

The OI Board Benefit Photo Collections

The recent OI Board Benefit, held at Oglebay's Mansion Museum, was a wonderful event, as it always is. The setting and the people seem to make it especially fertile ground for photographers, as we have at least...

Appraisal Fest Coming To Town This Weekend

The boys are back in town! You may know them as “The Appraisal Guys” or the “Frick & Frack of Knick & Knack.” You may have seen them on Antiques Roadshow, HGTV’s Cash In the Attic, or Fox’s Strange Inhe...

Weelunk Weekender

It looks like we'll get some cooler weather this weekend, but maybe some more rain. If that's the case, what better place to go than Towngate Theatre on Friday to catch The Wheeling Film Society's Presentati...

It’s Time For Oktoberfest Beer!

Yes, it’s still scorching hot outside, but stores’ shelves have replaced flowers and swim toys with pumpkins and scarecrows. Summer has unofficially ended (insert sad face), so we would like to introduce Weelun...

New Trio To Debut At Blue Church Friday

It is a partnership that they have discussed on several occasions through the years, and residents of the city of Wheeling will be the first to experience the trio of Todd Burge, Grammy winner Mollie O’Brien, a...

Duvall’s Has Kept Me Watching For 49 Years

One of the mainstay, small, family owned businesses in Wheeling is Duvall TV and Appliance located at 1125 National Road. The place has been here (not always at its current location) since Harry Duvall founded ...

The Wheeling Feeling – A Poem

The Wheeling Feeling.. ------ “The Friendly city” so it’s called, Along the Ohio River it lays sprawled. Nestled in the hills where so few know, If you blink you’ll miss it, though. ------ It’s a city ...

The Wheeling Mob: Part 8

Note: This article contains explicit language and subject matter that is not suitable for children. It is the equivalent of Rated R. (Writer’s Note: This is the eighth in a series of stories that will concen...

Toxic Algae Remains in Ohio River

You may not be able to see IT or smell or feel IT, but IT is there, and IT will make you ill for an extended period of time. IT is the blue-green algae that first surfaced in the Upper Ohio Valley in mid-Aug...

Weelunk Weekender

Thank you to Andrew Croft for sharing the image above.  To learn more about Andrew and to see more of his art click here: Arts and Crofts.   What a GREAT Wheeling event last weekend with the inaugura...

The Second Siege of Fort Henry

Photos Courtesy of Joe Roxby and Don Feenerty Photography Weelunk urges you to attend Fort Henry Days this weekend!   For local frontier history lovers the 1782 siege of Fort Henry holds a unique ...

Sixth ‘Show Of Hands’ Set For Wednesday

A diverse collection of local presenters will be featured during ReInvent Wheeling’s “Show of Hands” event this Wednesday evening at the Capitol Ballroom in the Friendly City’s downtown district. The event, ...

Joseph Family Keeps Annual Regatta Afloat

It started with a boat bought on ebay. One brother and mother purchased the vintage race boat named “Little Fission”  and gifted it to another brother and his son. And before they knew it, the Joseph fami...

Weelunk Weekender

Wow, it's almost upon us already. I'm still nursing my wounds from slithering onto the top of the Table Rock last weekend, and now I have to start preparing for the debauchery this weekend. It's going to be a b...

Are You Ready For Some (Injury-Free) Football?

Go ahead. Sing it to yourself. We all hear it in our heads -- that familiar Monday Night Football tune. It’s coming. Football is back for 2015, and, depending on where you are in life, it has different meanings...

Farm To Fork In Photos

Saturday night was the fourth annual Wheeling Symphony Auxiliary Farm to Fork event, and it may well have been the best one yet. The circa-1830 Table Rock Farm and some glorious weather provided the perfect set...

Big Timber Growing in West Virginia

It was 2008. He had just completed his finance degree at West Virginia University, and thanks to the beginning of the Great Recession, Matt Kwasniewski saw little opportunity in his native state. That’s w...

What does Downtown Wheeling Need?

It’s a question that has been asked since the opening of the Ohio Valley Mall in the late 1970s and an inquiry being posed more often now because of the continued development of The Highlands in Ohio County nea...

Weelunk Weekender

School has started for most, but it certainly still looks and feels like summer.  DO SOMETHING this weekend in Wheeling, W.Va.   Donation Yoga Friday 5:3o - 6:45 p.m. Happy Goat Yoga is the pla...

Grow Ohio Valley Offering New CSA Program

Local residents interested in consuming healthier fruits and vegetables now have the opportunity to take advantage of Grow Ohio Valley’s Community Supported Agriculture program. Ken Peralta, executive direct...

Reinstating Pluto as a Planet

The July 12, 2015 article about Pluto was the start of a four-part series (Is Pluto a Planet?). The goal of the first article was the hope of rekindling a scientific and public conversation of “what a planet is...

The Avett Brothers Are Coming: Are You?

Here's an IDEA: When a really cool, nationally recognized, critically acclaimed, award-winning band, whose founding members are still with the band and still considered "hip" or, as in this case, "hipster," com...

Local Veterinarian Epitomizes Pet Care

Dogs and cats, of course, but his patients also include critters like cows and horses and hamsters and snakes and rats. Yes, even rats. “A person’s pet is a person’s pet. You never know what kind of anima...

Weelunk Weekender

Even though school is starting Monday for most, it will be another beautiful summer weekend to DO SOMETHING this weekend Wheeling, W.Va.   The Art of Brian Fencl - Opening Thursday 4 p.m. - 7 p.m....
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