Maroon Knight Pride Preps for Future

By Steve Novotney Weelunk.com On the inside, the hallway walls remain green, and the doors are still thick, the windows continue to glow, many lockers are decorated in celebration of athletic...

Defy The Cold; Fish For Trout!

by Jesse Mestrovic West Virginia trout-stocking is getting into full swing. It may be cold, snowing, and threatening hypothermia outside, but the diligent, passion-driven sportsmen and women are gearing up...

Recycling Issue Comes Back Anew

By Steve Novotney Weelunk.com Paper. Plastics. Metals. Textiles. Electronics. Composting. And glass – clear, brown, green, whatever. Almost everything can be recycled. But even though methods of...

O’Brien Feels Rising City Pulse

By Steve Novotney Weelunk.com At the time Mollie O’Brien graduated from Mount de Chantal Visitation Academy in 1970, her options were limited. She wanted to perform her music, and doing that in...

Miklas: More than Just Meat

By Sarah Koegler Weelunk Contributor My Weekly Stop I tie the dog’s leash to the railing on the stoop, help my boys prop their bikes against the wall, and walk into Miklas Meat Market. I’m usually...

An Echo Point Romance

By Bill Hogan Weelunk Contributor Doodad and Bebe I met Mary Ann’s grandparents when I first dated her. She lived way out in the country, and at that time the roads were a lane and a half and very...

Avenue Eats Celebrates Second Anniversary

By Steve Novotney Weelunk.com They had no idea if it would work. The “build-it-and-they-will-come” phrase was truly a question for Phillip Kendall and Lara Graves. “If we build it, will they...

WPHS Celebrates Black History Month

Wheeling Park High School is celebrating Black History Month in “Signature” fashion. Anne Thomas, Wheeling High School’s first African American female graduate, spoke to students Wednesday during...

McKees Find Harmony In Wheeling

By Steve Novotney Weelunk.com They turned to science. Algorithms and crap like that. The stuff that originated with the real-life matchmakers who once considered likes and dislikes and what people had...

Missy Ashmore: It’s Big Picture Time

By Steve Novotney Weelunk.com She doesn’t recall a conversation with her parents about a life in Wheeling following her education, and that’s because there wasn’t one. Her mother and father had...

The “Mabel Files”: Part 6

By Gerry Griffith Weelunk Contributor   The Minns Confectionary Feels the Loss of a Jazz Giant – Wheeling’s Chu Berry   Chris Cerone, the blind, balding 41-year-old musical genius...

A 1992 Mixtape

By LeeRoy Weelunk Contributor Join me on a journey in time back to a Friday night in Wheeling, W.Va., 1992.  Our mission: to find out “where the high school kids are.” First, we pull out our fancy...

Wheeling: Show Your City Some Love

By Jon-Erik Gilot Weelunk Contributor Wheeling is a beautiful city. I said it – deal with it. In spite of our many vacant lots, dilapidated storefronts, and property hoarders, in spite of the...

Four Community Pillars in the ‘Show’

By Steve Novotney Weelunk.com The four presenters have been chosen by ReInvent Wheeling officials for the “Show of Hands” event on Feb. 12, and the director believes the ventures represent four...

The “Mabel Files”: Part 5

By Gerry Griffith Weelunk Contributor   The Mabel Files Part 5: Stogies, Sandwiches, and Crocheted Lace The 1920s and 1930s were tough times for Tom and Lizzie Minns, the blind proprietors of...

Coleman’s Still Fresh After 100 Years

By Steve Novotney Weelunk.com He still blushes when his customers offer him the usual rave reviews. His face literally turns red with appreciation, and he can utter only four words in return – “Thank...

Top 10 Super Bowl Commercials

By Wheelhouse Carrie Weelunk Contributor With Wheeling looking in the face of another snow event, and its peak coming during tomorrow's Super Bowl 49, a lot of us will be watching the game and the...

Wheelhouse ‘Craziness’ Producing Results

By LeeRoy Weelunk.com Inside this office, three generations of crazy somehow makes sense. They laugh with – and at – each other. They talk over each other too. And somehow they manage to answer the...

Neue Business Born In College Classroom

By Steve Novotney Weelunk.com Susan Hogan knew Patrick Cassidy, and Dr. Carrie White knew Glenn Elliott. Then this person knew that person, and that person knew someone else, and the Neue business...

If the IRS Calls, Hang Up!

 By Jeffrey Yourkovich CPA Weelunk Contributor Filing season for your 2014 taxes officially began on January 20, 2015. The IRS is responsible for collecting taxes and the administration of the...

The “Mabel Files”: Part 4

By Gerry Griffith Weelunk Contributor The Mabel Files Part 4: Music, talk, and danger inside the Minns’ Confectionary A safe warm gathering place for friendship, but for thieves ... not so...

Fitness 101: Get Moving…Naturally

By Justin Kiger Weelunk Contributor Diary of an Unresolved Fitness Quest: Day One January 2015 came in with all the resolutions every other year has in store: Get fit. Eat right. Join the gym. It’s nearly...

The Flair In The Fabric Of Wheeling

by Bill Hogan I think of the Wheeling of my young years as a time when the city was booming. City streets were full of pedestrian and vehicular traffic competing with streetcars for a place in the flow....

CFOV Finds Internships for Local Students

By Susie Nelson Weelunk Contributor What makes a community great? Its people, of course! There has been a lot made of young people returning to Wheeling and to the Ohio Valley to find work. It’s...