15 Echo Terrace, Woodsdale

Editor’s Note: Weelunk is pleased to announce a partnership with Kennen and Kennen Realtors. In exchange, we will be periodically highlighting some homes for sale that our readers may be interested in. As...

Schmidt Humbled by All-Time Team Honor

Doug Schmidt was one of THE Wheeling Nailers, and that was a pretty big deal, but initially his roster status worked against him here in the Friendly City. How? The pretty blonde lady who was helping a...

Waller’s Floats Through Winter

It’s January, and it’s 18 degrees outside the Waller Pools and Spas building on Eoff Street. And Waller’s was open as it is each day from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., but not for a clearance sale on...

“Lunch With Books” Is Back in 2017

The Ohio County Public Library invites you to "Lunch With Books" this winter. Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at noon, Lunch With Books: The Color of Sundays Sportswriter Andrew Conte be at Lunch With Books at...

A Sweet Romance

My son, Neil, was home from Africa after spending two years in the Peace Corps in Togo, West Africa, and another year or so working with some Italian Missionaries in Uganda. We were having lunch in this trippy...

2016 Weelunk Top Ten: Stories By Steve

As we put a wrap on our 2016 in review, here are the Top Ten stories from our Chief Editor and Writer Steve Novotney. Editor’s Note: This Top Ten list was compiled using Google analytics and social media...

2016 Weelunk Top Ten: Stories By You

Recently we shared our 2016 Top Ten  “IDEAS” stories.  Today we continue the year in review with a shout out to our readers, followers, advocates, investors, advertisers and all-around-Weelunkers.  Here...

2016: In Pictures

In chronological order, some of our favorite Weelunk pictures of 2016... A new president arrives at West Liberty University. Mount Wood Overlook. Our mural. Seger scores 44 in the Final...

2016 Weelunk Top Ten: Ideas

In 2016 we received stories from over 100 people like you.  Here are the Top Ten stories of 2016 that were published in weelunk.com’s Ideas section, where ideas that support our area’s growth are...

Do You Weelunk?

Three years ago an idea was born. It centered around a feeling that things in Wheeling, West Virginia were moving forward, but in a direction simliar to kids about to slide down an icy number 11 at Crispin:...

Plant A Seed With Grow Ohio Valley

Greetings and Happy Holidays! As our third year draws to a close, more than ever we affirm our love of Wheeling; for where it has been, but more so for what it is becoming. It’s entirely gratifying to...

The Weelunk Show: Holiday Special

There's a new partnership in Wheeling, West Virginia. New media has intersected with traditional media as Weelunk.com and WTRF7 have come together to produce a new TV show that focuses on the history, positive...

We Need You for the Winter Freeze Shelter

Feature Photo by Rebecaa Kiger A community project that serves homeless adults needs your help. The Winter Freeze Shelter uses volunteers to assist shelter supervisors overnight. Volunteers arrive...

WJU Dedicates Recital Hall

Wheeling Jesuit University has named its newly constructed recital hall in honor of two long-time University benefactors, the late Edouard and Simone Ziegler. In November, WJU President, Rev. James Fleming,...

Solar Energy in East Wheeling

The Catholic Charities Neighborhood Center on 18th Street in Wheeling is installing solar panels as part of the agency’s movement toward becoming more energy efficient, and in response to Pope Francis’...

Annual CCHS Food Collection Saturday

It is an annual effort that teaches the student body at Central Catholic High School about serving their community while providing food for the less fortunate in the Wheeling area. Each December before the...

City of Wheeling Lives Up To Its Nickname

Friendly? The people of Wheeling? Although no one seems to know for sure when or why the city of Wheeling initially was referred to as the “Friendly City,” it has been the case for as long as most...

Scrooge and Marley

  Charles Dickens’ beloved 1843 Christmas story will come alive this December as the West Liberty University Theatre Department presents “A Christmas Carol: Scrooge and Marley.” Curtain time...

Minnesota Woman Aims to Impact Warwood

Hello! I’m Christina Rieth, and I’m the PreserveWV AmeriCorps member for the Wheeling National Heritage Area Corporation (WNHAC). I’m originally from Saint Paul, Minnesota. I developed my...

Corpus Christi Celebrates Awesome Authors

Corpus Christi School had eight finalists in the Ohio County Public Library Awesome Authors Contest. The students were recognized at the library in a ceremony in late November. They were 8 out of 54 finalists...

‘Show Of Hands’ Returns This Evening

The summer break for “Show of Hands” may have been extended by a month, but officials with ReInvent Wheeling are prepared for the event’s return this evening at the Wheeling Artisan Center in the...

Symphony On Ice Returns To Wesbanco Arena

The Wheeling Symphony’s 2016 holiday spectacular “Symphony On Ice” is Tuesday, December 6th at 7 p.m. in WesBanco Arena. This community favorite is presented by Main Street Bank and Murray Energy...

Roney’s Point: The Movie

Weelunk debuted its first video Wednesday night at Oglebay Institute's Towngate Theatre. Special thanks goes to Chief Writer and Editor Steve Novotney, sponsors Peter Holloway and the Wheeling Convention and...