Weelunk Weekender: Oglebayfest

Cover Photo by Don Fennerty We hope you agree that we usually give you a good variety of what’s going on in Wheeling every weekend.  So don’t hate us for this installment, which is entirely devoted to...

CCHS Homecoming Week Comes to a Close

Everything comes to an end with the Homecoming dance. Students gather together in their groups at Oglebay, the Waterfront, and other popular places around Wheeling where parents take pictures of their children...

CCHS Homecoming: Sundaes & Saints

The mass at Wheeling Central was exceptionally special this homecoming week. There was a noticeable feeling of excitement in the air. As I looked around and saw the whole student body gathered in the great...

CCHS Homecoming: Tradition Builds Character

CCHS Homecoming: Past and Present Rosary Rally Builds Character, Sense of Place (Editor's note: This is a week-long series by Wheeling Central Catholic High School students chronicling the events and...

Weelunk Weekender: Rollin’ on the River

Put a hold on the Pumpkin Spice Lattes for just a bit longer. We have plenty of time for sugary coffee once the leaves get nice and crunchy.  This weekend marks the end of the summer festival season at...

Towngate Stages A Full Season of Entertainment

Lineup includes Theater, Music, Film, Poetry, Impov and More!   Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theater has announced its 2016-17 season and it is being kicked off with a Season Preview Party Friday,...

Young Leaders Make Impact on Valley

Twenty college students spent seven weeks of their summer learning, working, earning a paycheck and developing a new view of themselves and the opportunities in the Ohio Valley.  Not a bad deal, but why did...

Weelunk Weekender

Kids are going back to school, but you shouldn't -- time to DO SOMETHING this weekend Wheeling. Happy Hour Wine Tasting 6-8 p.m. Head to one of the coolest Victorians in Wheeling and try some great...

Substance Abuse Town Hall Meeting Today

Although many believe little help exists within the borders of West Virginia when it comes to addressing the issues connected to addiction, one statewide organization will be in Wheeling this evening to offer...

Celebrate Youth Festival a YSS Tradition

For the eighth consecutive year Youth Services System will collect more than 60 local businesses and service organizations this Thursday under one roof for the annual Celebrate Youth Festival at the Wheeling...

Weelunk Weekender

Yes! It's gonna a be a hot one.  It wouldn't be Italian Festival without a lot of humidity and a little bit of rain, or is it a lot of rain and a little bit of humidity?  Either way there is plenty going on...

Weelunk Weekender

During mid-July in the Ohio Valley, the area is swarmed with talk about Jamboree in the Hills. It is one of the biggest and most respected country music events in the nation. However, it is not for everyone....

Challenge Wheeling 2016

Saturday, June 18th was the annual Challenge Wheeling scavenger run to benefit Youth Services System. The weather was hot, and the sun's rays reflected from the Wesbanco building gave the event's 14th St...

Join Us July 1

A special message from the Wheeling Mayor-Elect: In recent weeks I’ve found my schedule being conducted at a faster pace than during the campaign itself. During this period, I have worked with all...

Good Zoo Brewing Some Saturday Suds

Fans of craft brews have the chance to attend the 7th annual Good Zoo Brew this Saturday at Oglebay Resort & Conference Center and visit nine different tasting stations that will feature beers produced...

Challenge Wheeling Race Set For Saturday

For a third consecutive June, people of all ages, shapes, and sizes will trek their way to 11 different destinations while competing in the annual Challenge Wheeling event scheduled for this Saturday in...

Weelunk Weekender

The Weekender is back and ready to help formulate weekend plans for the entire summer - 'cause there's just too much to do in Wheeling, W.Va. this year.   Ezra John and the 1st Second Friday...

ECHL Hockey Legend’s Cup Is Overflowing

He admits it. He told a little fib during his very first hockey tryout. Patrick Kelly grew up in a small town in Ontario, and in 1948 the local fire department had placed an ad in the newspaper about the...