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WEELUNK in a Nutshell

We want you, our readers, to know a little more about Weelunk, its vision and its place in the Ohio Valley and beyond. Lately, you may have noticed a few new writers, stories posted with more regularity and ...

Super Runners Lace Up for CASA Superhero 5k

Every child needs a hero to look up to, but neglected or abused children need superheroes. On a chilly Saturday in Triadelphia, runners from all over the Ohio Valley laced up their running shoes and tied their ...

Celebrate Earth Day Weekend With Oglebay Institute

Celebrate Earth Day weekend with naturalists from Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center, by participating in a series of events set for Saturday, April 21, and Sunday, April 22, (Earth Day...

Tales of WWI Flying Corps at Moundsville Library

A piece of “Unheard of History” will be discussed at 6 p.m. Monday, April 16, at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library when Judi Tarowsky presents “To Summits of Glory: The West Virginia Flying Corps.”...

Gracie Curran at BluesDays

Gracie Curran will bring her “jaw-dropping” blues and soul to River City Restaurant at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17. “One of the hardest working blues artists on the circuit, Gracie’s bare feet should have ca...

Lunch and Learn on Depression, Anxiety

West Virginia Northern Community College’s Academic Support Center will host a No Stigma Attached Lunch and Learn from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, on the Wheeling Campus. The event will focus on anxiety a...

Elementary Science Fair Thursday at WLU

West Liberty University’s Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics will sponsor the first annual Elementary Science Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, April 12. Ohio County Public Schools were...

Lounge Lizards Duel in New Mystery Theatre Show

Dueling lounge lizards, a love-conflicted exotic dancer, a down-and-out club owner and a strange Austrian body-builder populate Mystery Theatre Unlimited’s all-new murder mystery, “Murder at the Kit Kat Klub,” ...

WJU Students to Perform ‘Pippin’

An ensemble cast of Wheeling Jesuit students will take to the stage inside the university’s Troy Theater this April to perform the musical “Pippin.” Heir to the Frankish throne, the young prince Pippin is in...

WJU Professor Receives Fulbright Scholarship

A member of Wheeling Jesuit University’s history department is one of 500 U.S. teachers – and the first WJU faculty member – to receive funding from the Fulbright Scholars Program. Jeff Rutherford, WJU assoc...

Musical Hits the High Seas at John Marshall

A shining example of classic musical theater, "Anything Goes" opens Friday, April 13, and runs through Sunday, April 15, in the Center for Performing Arts at John Marshall High School. With epic tap dancing,...

Student Art Show Has Grown by Leaps and Bounds

When the Student Art Show of Excellence began  in 2000 in the gallery space above Kirk’s Art and Photo Shop, three schools (Mount de Chantal, Sherrard and St. Mary Central, Martins Ferry) displayed 90 pieces of...

WLU Lights Up Blue for Autism

On Tuesday, April 3, Alpha Xi Delta sorority will hold a Light Up Blue night in support of Autism Speaks, the national autism awareness organization. “Our sorority helps to spread the message about autism an...

‘Make Wheeling Shine’ Event Set for April 7

The City of Wheeling is partnering with Williams Lea Tag to “Make Wheeling Shine” on Saturday, April 7. The cleanup will begin at 9 a.m. on Wheeling Creek, launching at Patterson Recreation Complex on Sycamore ...

Film Documents Relationship Between Art and Gardens

Long considered spaces for expressing color, light and atmosphere, the garden has occupied the creative minds of some of the world’s greatest artists. The film “Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse” exp...

Antiques Show and Sale Returns to Oglebay

Wilson Lodge in Oglebay will be transformed into an antiques marketplace Friday, April 6, through Sunday, April 8, as Oglebay Institute presents its 64th  annual Antiques Show and Sale. This annual event is ...

Nuts and Bolts of Frankenstein To Be Discussed

West Liberty University’s College of Liberal Arts is celebrating the birth of “Frankenstein” (the novel) throughout 2018, beginning with an interdisciplinary symposium from 10 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, April 3. ...

WVNCC to Host Holocaust Survivor

West Virginia Northern Community College will host Holocaust survivor, Judah Samet, at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 4, at Weirton Madonna High School. The event is free and open to the public. Samet, 79, will sh...

Oglebay to Host Bunny Trot, 5K Fun Run/Walk

Lace up your sneakers and hop over to the Bunny Trot 5k Fun Run/Walk, slated for 9 a.m., Saturday, March 31, at Oglebay. The race will begin and end in the upper parking lot of the Good Zoo. The cost to part...

‘Susan B. Anthony’ at WVNCC

In celebration of Women’s History Month, West Virginia Northern Community will host a living history performance by Patty Cooper, who will play the role of Susan B. Anthony. The presentation will take place ...

Composting Workshop at OI’s Schrader Center

Get your green thumb ready for spring planting by building your own tumbling composter. Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center is hosting a Backyard Composting Workshop from 10-11:30 a.m. S...

West Virginians to Receive Papal Honors

Pope Francis has bestowed several honors to 13 West Virginians — including two priests — for their service to the Church and society. The Holy Father named Ronald Violi, Robert Fitzsimmons and Richard Pr...

WVNCC Campuses to Host Open House Events

West Virginia Northern Community College will host an open house from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 24, on all three campuses. Prospective students and their families will have the opportunity to learn a...

Holy Trivia! Who Will Win?

Holy Family Child Care and Development Center will host its fourth annual Trivia Night on March 24. Who will win this year? The event will be held in the upstairs conference room of Generations Restaurant an...

OVMC Auxiliary to Welcome Joan Lunden

The OVMC Auxiliary will welcome award-winning journalist, bestselling author, motivational speaker, and women’s health and wellness advocate, Joan Lunden to the Capitol Theatre in Wheeling. The event is set ...

Oglebay, Wheeling Park to Host Job Fair

Looking for a rewarding full-time career, a part-time role or a seasonal position? If so, don’t miss the Oglebay and Wheeling Park job fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, at Oglebay’s Pine Room. A...

Maple Madness! Sweet Saturday Set March 17

Something sweet is happening in Oglebay! Naturalists at Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center have been working hard preparing this year’s harvest of maple syrup, which the public can enjo...

Cast Assembled for ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’

The curtain opens on Towngate Theatre’s production of the dark, comic play, “The Cripple of Inishmaan,” on Friday, March 16. The play is written by Martin McDonagh, writer/director of the film “Three Billboa...

Commuter Tuition Rate Makes WJU More Affordable

Attending college is no longer an uphill battle thanks to Wheeling Jesuit University’s new, affordable commuter tuition rate. The University launched the Fr. Clifford Lewis S.J. Scholars Program, which offer...
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