Woodsdale Students Code Robots to Victory

Pictured above Left to Right: Campbell Koegler, Alex Taylor, Grant Kenamond, Kathryn Prather, Max Hill Four of these five fifth graders prefer C3PO over R2D2, and they know more than most do about...

Ohio Valley Native Survives Mexico Shooting

It was a rare moment when they weren’t together during this trip to Mexico or any other the couple has made in the last year, but there was Bria Didszun, just coming out of the ladies room at the Blue Parrot...

“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...

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,...

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...

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...

‘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...

WLU Makes a Move Downtown

West Liberty University is bringing the Hilltop to Wheeling as it seeks to assist in the downtown renaissance presently taking place. “We are pleased to support the efforts of the City of Wheeling and its...

Santa Claus Coming To Downtown Wheeling

Shortly after Santa Claus rolls through the streets of downtown Wheeling this evening, it becomes about the pizza box. “After the parade is over and most of the people have left the downtown Wheeling...

All American Evening at the WSO

  The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of conductor and music director Andre Raphel, performs music that evokes the American experience at the historic Capitol Theatre on Thursday,...

Sign Up for the WheelHELP! Cleanup on Saturday

Weelunk's staff has always encouraged its readers to get involved with their community, and this weekend there’s an excellent opportunity to do so. The WheelHELP! volunteer organization is hosting its...

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...

The Symphony Goes Hollywood On Thursday

Join the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra on Thursday, October 20th at 7:30 p.m. in the historic Capitol Theatre for a performance of the Music of John Williams: Star Wars & More.  The WSO celebrates one of...

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,...