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...

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...

In Pictures: ShakesBeer In The Park

One of the largest events in the month-long celebration of Shakespeare's First Folio visit to Wheeling took place Saturday night in the slightly muddy but very English stage area of the Anne Kuchinka...

Capes and Tiaras Wins Pitch Contest

West Liberty University’s seventh Entrepreneur Pitch Contest resulted in a winning new business, Capes and Tiaras, taking home a prize of $2,500. Capes and Tiaras was pitched by Tricia Goode and...

A Broken PROMISE

The PROMISE Scholarship is a $4,750 scholarship awarded to West Virginia graduating seniors who maintain at least a 3.0 grade point average and earn an ACT 22 composite score with a minimum of 20 in English,...

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: 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: 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...

Special Olympics Set at WJU

More than 100 local athletes will compete in running, walking, track and field, swimming, and bocce at the West Virginia Area I Special Olympics – an event held at Wheeling Jesuit University for the last 16...

Moundsville Adds Three New Attractions

In spite of all the snow and chilly weather, spring has sprung in Moundsville and we are embracing the spirit of growth with three new upcoming attractions. Grand Vue Park, the Former West Virginia...

Relay for Life Comes to Hilltop

Relay for Life comes to the Hilltop as West Liberty University’s sorority Beta Rho Epsilon (BPE) organizes its second annual Relay for Life from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Saturday, April 9, 2016 in the Academic,...

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...

Weelunk Weekender

The first First Friday of Spring and several Oglebay Institute events highlight a great weekend to Do Something in Wheeling, West Virginia.   62nd Annual Antiques Show and Sale All...

Mimes Are Coming!

Magic Circle Mime Company Returns to Educate & Entertain During WSO’s Young People’s Concert Tour The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra (WSO) is excited to continue its annual Young People’s Concert...

Cabaret to Take Center Stage at WJU

Cabaret, the musical based on the Christopher Isherwood novella ‘Goodbye to Berlin’, and the Druten play ‘I am a Camera,’ will be performed at Wheeling Jesuit University April 7-10. The show is...

WPHS Speech & Debate Team Does It Again!

Danielle Kaminiski and James Miller repeated the same four words as did the captains of last year’s title team, and the exact terms, too, preached by those who competed two years ago. “Put in the...

Weelunk Weekender

Finally.  It's time to Spring Forward.  One less hour to Do Something this weekend, Wheeling, WV - but who's complaining?   OV Connect Pub Run Friday 5pm OV Connect's annual Pub Run is back!...

Weelunk Weekender

"Here's Your Sign" - Spring is near! So it is time to end your hibernation, call your friends that you haven't seen since Oglebayfest, and DO SOMETHING this weekend Wheeling, WV.   First...

United Way Event Set for March 11th

Officials of the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley are now in the final planning stages for this year’s “Night at the Races” at Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack. The annual event, one of two...

YWCA Needs Your Help

YWCA Wheeling has been on a mission since 1906 to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. The YW will hold a High Tea & Fashion Sale this weekend on...

Enjoy and Support Ohio County Strings

  Music is in the air at Wheeling Park High School’s Performing Arts Center. March 9 is the Patrick Latos Memorial Scholarship concert at the Wheeling Park High School JB Chambers Performing Arts...

Local Film Premiere Set For Towngate

The Towngate Theatre will feature the world premiere of “The Static,” a locally written, filmed, produced, and directed film, on Friday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. The movie, which has a running time of about...

Mayor McKenzie – The State of Wheeling

(Editor’s Note: This is the text of Mayor Andy McKenzie’s “State of the City” Address presented at Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack this afternoon.) The State of Wheeling By Mayor Andy...

Celebrate Mardis Gras With Linsly

The vibrant sights, sounds and tastes of New Orleans will come alive at the 5th Annual Taste of Linsly on Saturday, Feb. 20, at 6:30 p.m. in Banes Hall on Linsly’s campus, sponsored by Dlesk Kitchens and...

Weelunk Weekender

The days are getting longer, but winter will give us a right hook on the way out the door this weekend.  Still no excuse to not DO SOMETHING Wheeling, WV. Feature Photo by JFoose...

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...

Weelunk Weekender

Punxsutawney Phil says Spring is coming early.  Great.  We need our own rodent to predict things.  Let us know your suggestions in the comment section.  Until then, check out your weekly guide to DO...