Local Student Invited To Global Summit

Amber Parsons, a 17-year-old senior at Wheeling Park High School was recently selected from more than 2,500 other students to be an ambassador at the Global Youth Leadership Summit in San Diego, Calif., from...

Weelunk Weekender

Welcome to another classic Wheeling summer weekend.  This weekend is full of great music, food and entertainment.  There's nothing to do in Wheeling?  Weelunkers say, "Whatever," just  DO...

C3 Camp Is For Every Kid

For one week each year, people in Wheeling gather together to do something great. The mission is simple: serve the kids in this valley with no price tag attached. Volunteers show up from every corner of...

The “Father of West Virginia” Returns

The installation of the statue of Francis H. Pierpont, the “Father of West Virginia,” will begin on Wednesday, June 10, at Wheeling’s West Virginia Independence Hall, the historic site of the state’s...

Inside Greenwood Cemetery

Greenwood Cemetery / Photo courtesy K.A. Francis When I first decided to write about Greenwood, I figured it would be an article on the grand monuments and mausoleums that are housed there. I mean,...

The Wheeling Mob: Part 7

WARNING: 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 seventh in a series of stories that will...

Weelunk Weekender

Although some of you are reading us from vacation spots like Myrtle, Ocean City, or Blackwater Falls, those of you in town this weekend will have plenty to do.....something.   First Fridays...

Wheeling Improv Troupe Debuts This Friday

By Mario Muscar A group of individuals in the area have gathered together to give the world one of the things it most needs: yet another improv troupe. Front Row: Mario Muscar, Sherrie Dunlevy; 2nd...

Interesting Flora of Ohio County

Creek-Side Flora This time of year is the perfect time to go out looking for interesting plants. There are so many to find, and flora is constantly changing. I especially enjoy identifying those with...

Weelunk Weekender

After a busy Memorial Day weekend, the city is taking a bit of a breather. No huge events this weekend, but lots of quality smaller ones. If you've always wanted to see a minstrel show, your chance is here....

The Day David Came Home

Two of his battle buddies came to Wheeling for the Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival in 2011 because they had heard Michael’s stories about the event for years while serving together in the United...

The Wheeling Mob: Part 6

WARNING: 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 sixth in a series of stories that will...

Wheeling United U-13 Girls Win State Cup

It has been 10 years since a Wheeling team has won a West Virginia Soccer Association State Cup Championship, but that drought ended on Sunday, May 17, in Beckley when F.C. Wheeling United’s U13 Girls...

Weelunk Weekender

There's nothing like Memorial Day weekend in Wheeling, W.Va., to kick off your summer season.  Here is your weekly guide to DO SOMETHING. Grow Ohio Valley 7 Bands for $7 Thursday 5...

Grow Ohio Valley Benefit Set For Tonight

Seven different bands will perform this evening for just $7 at Generations Restaurant & Pub in support of Grow Ohio Valley, a local non-profit organization growing and selling fruits, flowers, and...

The Runway Was Rocked

A bevy of amateur fashion models descended upon Wheeling Park's White Palace on Saturday night for the Rock The Runway YWCA Teen Violence Protection Program fundraiser. Producer Bob Bailey (whom you'll...

Q and A: Ryan Ferns

In April 2015, OV Connect hosted a panel of local legislators to reflect on the recent session. Delegates Erikka Storch and Shawn Fluharty and Sen. Jeff Kessler attended this luncheon, but unfortunately the...

Summertime Beer

In the words of Will Smith, “Summer, Summer, Summertime…time to sit back and unwind.” That’s exactly what we plan to do…with a beer in hand, of course! Knowing that there are handfuls of summer brews...

Weelunk Weekender

Another beautiful spring weekend awaits all Weelunkers.  Here is this week's playbook for "Doing Something."   Reinvent Wheeling Clean Crawl Friday 3-6 p.m. Paint and Sip, Sculpt and...