“Eat, or We Both Starve!”

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: I’m a foodie. I absolutely love going out to dinner with my wife to try something I’ve never heard of before (like gorgonzola-stuffed, bacon-wrapped figs)...

Neighborhoods: Downtown

By Steve Novotney Weelunk.com (Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of articles that will include profiles on each of Wheeling’s established neighborhoods.) G.C. Murphy. L.S. Good. Sears....

East Wheeling Enthusiasts Plan Cleanup

By Chris Rouhier Weelunk Contributor East Wheeling has been the site of many revitalization efforts in recent years, including a new sports complex, the Vandalia Heritage Foundation’s new apartment...

Some Children Are All Boxed In

By Steve Novotney Weelunk.com It’s hard to believe there are homeless children here in Wheeling and in the Upper Ohio Valley. One in 45 U.S. children in the United States experiences homelessness each...

Q&A With Shawn Fluharty

By Steve Novotney Weelunk.com The other kids made fun of him because he lived in a trailer with his mother during his elementary school days, and at first Shawn Fluharty was embarrassed. His parents,...

Q&A With Erikka Storch

By Steve Novotney Weelunk.com The first decision Erikka Storch made when walking into her new office as the president of the Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce was to open the vertical blinds that hid an...

Hope for Change Alive in West Virginia

By Steve Novotney Weelunk.com Now we know. We know the winners and we know the losers. We know that Rep. Shelley Capito will assume the “junior” senatorial position in the United State...

Seven Reasons Why We Should Vote Today

By Robert J. Gaudio Weelunk Contributor Let’s get something straight from the get-go. YOUR VOTE COUNTS! Look no further than the 2000 U.S. Presidential election for statistical proof of that. Six...

Educational Diversity Helps Us Thrive

By Keely Camden Weelunk Contributor It can be argued that our differences make us stronger.  Diversity of thought, of background, of belief can add to the rich tapestry of a community, thus allowing our...

A Ballot Breakdown For Weelunkers

By Steve Novotney Weelunk.com Citizens of Ohio County, West Virginia, will have several decisions to make this mid-term Election Day with federal and state offices at stake. In fact, county voters have...

Each Vote Counts

By Steve Novotney Weelunk.com On May 29, 2012, Wheeling resident Charlie Ballouz lost his bid to become the city’s second ward council representative. Ballouz lost by one vote to current council...

King Breaks the Mold with New Novel

By Bill Hanna Weelunk.com During his long (40 years), successful, and prolific (more than 50 books) career, Stephen King deservedly became known as The Master of Horror. As one who has read just about...

The Resurrection of Wheeling

By Steve Novotney Weelunk.com Although the current momentum has attracted the attention of many during the past two years, the movement forward in Wheeling began several years ago with a plan gone bad....

This Is Weelunk

This is Weelunk. It looks like a website, but it's more than that. It represents an attitude, a desire for a new Wheeling, one that trades shrinking and decay for optimism and enthusiasm. It shrugs off...

“Number 93, For Six?”

By Josh Wack Weelunk.com It takes a mere nanosecond to convince yourself that it’s a good idea. As quickly as the mission is mentally established, you’re already dialing the number. Speak clearly,...

Some Love, Some Still Doubt Holgorsen

By Joe Myers Weelunk.com So how do you like him now? We'll know more after this afternoon's GameDay Showdown in Motown whether or not Dana Holgorsen is the Next Big Thing. Again. Yeah, remember...

The Hunt Is On For Housing In Wheeling

By Steve Novotney Weelunk.com The need for new housing is at a crisis level in the Friendly City. That’s the bad news. The good news? This crisis has been recognized by both government and...

Much Ado About Things To Do

By Steve Novotney Weelunk.com It was once a true statement. It might still hold true today for some. “There’s nothing to do in Wheeling,” remains a criticism voiced these days on social media,...

First Fridays

We'll be at River City around 5:00 and figure it out from there. Event Weelunk Post Event Facebook Page Leave a comment and let us know to look for...

Sunday Brunch At Vagabond Kitchen

Delicious food and good music. We'll be there this Sunday, Nov 9th, around 11:00. Event Post Bring the kids. They only have one high chair and I'm going to put Pickles in it if I can so if you need...

A Sample of Wheeling Wine Tastings

By Derrick McKee Weelunk Contributor It was our first weekend back in Wheeling, and it was a great one. One of the things we loved to do on Friday evenings in our former town of Fairlawn, Ohio, was...

FC Wheeling United Travel Soccer

by David Delk The city of Wheeling boasts the preeminent travel soccer program in northern West Virginia and arguably the whole state in the FC Wheeling United travel soccer club. FC Wheeling United has...