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...

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...

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...

The Weelunk Election Day Guide

Election Day is here.  If you haven't early-voted, make sure you VOTE on Tuesday! For local, real-time results coverage, Weelunk recommends coverage by West Liberty University's Channel 14, co-hosted by...

1,000 Stories

Joins us in celebrating 1,000 Weelunk.com stories published since our launch on Nov. 1, 2014. That number represents 1.5 million pageviews from readers like you, hard work by our Chief Writer and Editor,...

The Weelunk Weekly Email is Here

What the heck is Weelunk?  Some think it is strictly a facebook page, and while there is one of those, we also have a website: weelunk.com. Although you can go to the Weelunk website and scroll through...

The Mayor’s Inaugural Speech

  On July 1, 2016 Glenn F. Elliott was sworn in as Mayor of Wheeling, W.Va. The following is a transcript of his inaugural address.   On behalf of my fellow members and colleagues on...

Nailers Earn Trip to Cup Finals

For the first time since 1993, Wheeling, W.Va, is going to the ECHL's Championship Series. On Tuesday night, the Wheeling Nailers broke a 2-2 tie with three goals in a span of 4:39 during the early...

Election Prep: Board of Education

Do Something. Vote May 10. After two years of the current board uncharacteristically making headlines, the the Ohio County BOE race has never received this much attention. Each of the six candidates in the...

Election Prep: Mayor

Do Something. Vote May 10.   In the race for Wheeling mayor, four candidates wish to follow the two terms served by Mayor Andy McKenzie, a former 12-year senator in the West Virginia Legislature prior...

Election Prep: City Council Ward 6

Do Something. Vote May 10. Ward 6 will select a new representative on Wheeling Council. Gene Fahey has represented the ward for the past seven-plus years after defeating Barry Crow in 2008, and now voters...

Election Prep: City Council Ward 5

Do Something. Vote May 10.   Wheeling’s Ward 5 includes a fraction of Woodsdale plus Edgwood, Pleasanton, Dimmeydale, and the residents living along National Road between Washington Avenue and Park...

Election Prep: County Clerk

Do Something. Vote May 10. Steve Novotney was able to solicit answers to the same questions from two of the three candidates for Ohio County Clerk. Pam Obyc declined to participate. Click on the images...

Election Prep: City Council Ward 4

Do Something. Vote May 10. Wheeling’s 4th Ward includes much of the Woodsdale section of Wheeling, an area stoked with in-demand residential and commercial properties. Two candidates, the incumbent and one...

Election Prep: City Council Ward 3

Do Something. Vote May 10. Residents of Ward 3 also will elect new council representation in May as Robert “Herk” Henry will step down after more than two decades in the position. The ward includes East...

Election Prep: Ohio County Assessor

Do Something. Vote May 10. Steve Novotney was able to solicit answers to the same questions from both candidates for Ohio County Assessor. Click on the images below to read more about each...

Election Prep: Ohio County Sheriff

Do Something. Vote May 10. Steve Novotney was able to solicit answers to the same questions from four of the five Ohio County Sheriff candidates. Vinny Jacovetty declined to participate. Click on the...

Election Prep: City Council Ward 2

Do Something. Vote May 10. Incumbent Ken Imer is seeking re-election as one of five residents wishing to represent Ward 2, a section of Wheeling that includes Wheeling Island, a portion of North Wheeling, the...

Election Prep: City Council Ward 1

Do Something. Vote May 10. Because Gloria Delbrugge made the decision to retire from public service after 12 years as a member Wheeling Council, Ward 1 is one of three sections guaranteed to elect a new...

Huntiful is Born

Weelunk.com launched Nov. 1 2014, and on July 1 2015 her first baby sister was born: Elkinite.com in BEAUTIFUL Elkins, W. Va and in November we welcomed Miburg.com in WONDERFUL Martinsburg, W. Va. Today...

What is Montessori Education?

What is the difference between “Montessori” and any other school? This is a question Paula Sikora, director of Sikora Montessori receives on a daily basis. Sikora explains, “I want to ensure that our...

WJU #2, WLU #3

Ohio County is becoming NCAA Division II's Tobacco Road.   Wheeling Jesuit University and West Liberty University are not only battling for local bragging rights, but are now competing for pole position in...

2015: In Pictures

Take a look at some of the pictures that captured the essence of 2015.  Maybe you will see someone you know! Happy New Year To All - See you in 2016.   Photos By: Wallis Steve...

2015 Top Ten: Stories By You

Recently we shared our 2015 Top Ten "Steve Novotney" and "IDEAS" stories.  Today we wrap up the year in review with a shout out to our readers, followers, advocates, investors, advertisers and all around...

2015 Top Ten: IDEAS

In 2015 we received stories from over 100 people like you.  Here are the Top Ten stories of 2015 that were published in weelunk.com's "IDEAS" section, where ideas that support our area's growth are...

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 In Review

As Weelunk.com nears its four-month anniversary, we pause for reflection.  It has been an amazing journey to say the least.  In the fall of 2014 our stated mission was to "help make Wheeling awesome."  As...

Linsly Serves By Example in the Community

By Daniella Truong and Grace George (Linsly Sophomores) Edited By: Colin Kelly and Zach Spurrier (Linsly Seniors) Weelunk Contributors   Students at Linsly have been donating not only supplies...

WPHS Presents: Festival of Sound

  It’s that time of year again when over three hundred student musicians will present the 20th Anniversary performance of the Wheeling Park High School Festival of Sound concert. The much-anticipated...

Urgent Message Regarding the Winter Freeze Shelter

With the crushing appearance of January temperatures in November, Youth Services System is opening the Winter Freeze Shelter at its central office tonight. The Winter Freeze Shelter operates during the winter...

Images from Sandscrest Benefit

Lovers of good food and top-notch spirits had the opportunity to warm-up this weekend at the Hogshead Festival at Sandcrest Conference and Retreat Center. The festival took place Saturday November 15 and...

Wheeling Youth Symphony Orchestra In Concert 11/18

The Wheeling Symphony Youth Orchestra, under the direction of Philharmonic conductor Dr. Matthew Inkster and Sinfonietta conductor Justin Jones, will present their fall concert on Tuesday, November 18th at...

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...

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...