Weelunk Weekender

Although some of you are reading us from vacation spots like Myrtle, Ocean City, or Blackwater Falls, those of you in town this weekend will have plenty to do.....something.   First Fridays...

Wheeling Improv Troupe Debuts This Friday

By Mario Muscar A group of individuals in the area have gathered together to give the world one of the things it most needs: yet another improv troupe. Front Row: Mario Muscar, Sherrie Dunlevy; 2nd...

Wheeling United U-13 Girls Win State Cup

It has been 10 years since a Wheeling team has won a West Virginia Soccer Association State Cup Championship, but that drought ended on Sunday, May 17, in Beckley when F.C. Wheeling United’s U13 Girls...

Weelunk Weekender

There's nothing like Memorial Day weekend in Wheeling, W.Va., to kick off your summer season.  Here is your weekly guide to DO SOMETHING. Grow Ohio Valley 7 Bands for $7 Thursday 5...

Grow Ohio Valley Benefit Set For Tonight

Seven different bands will perform this evening for just $7 at Generations Restaurant & Pub in support of Grow Ohio Valley, a local non-profit organization growing and selling fruits, flowers, and...

The Runway Was Rocked

A bevy of amateur fashion models descended upon Wheeling Park's White Palace on Saturday night for the Rock The Runway YWCA Teen Violence Protection Program fundraiser. Producer Bob Bailey (whom you'll...

Summertime Beer

In the words of Will Smith, “Summer, Summer, Summertime…time to sit back and unwind.” That’s exactly what we plan to do…with a beer in hand, of course! Knowing that there are handfuls of summer brews...

Weelunk Weekender

Another beautiful spring weekend awaits all Weelunkers.  Here is this week's playbook for "Doing Something."   Reinvent Wheeling Clean Crawl Friday 3-6 p.m. Paint and Sip, Sculpt and...

Weelunk Weekender

Hey Weelunkers, Wheeling is hot this weekend -- in temperature, in what's going on, and in celebrating our mothers, of course :).  We hope to see you out and about attending the many events the Friendly City...

Calling All Dog Lovers!

Nearly two years ago, dog lovers all over the Ohio Valley rallied to Petsafe's online "Bark For Your Park" competition in order to help Wheeling win a $25,000 prize to be used toward the construction of a dog...

Weelunk Weekender

Weelunk Nation, are you ready to DO SOMETHING?  How cool is Springtime in Wheeling? Here are some recommendations to enjoy the season this weekend.   First Fridays Wheeling Friday 4:30...

In Pictures: St. Mike’s Career Week

The St. Michael Parish School held a "Career and Hobby Fair" on Tuesday and several community professionals met with students to describe what they do. SMPS Quality Education Committee Chair, Kim...

Wheeling’s Own Cameroon Connection

He is known as “Sangil Malef” to the citizens of the village of Barombi in Cameroon. It means “Father of the Lake,” and that’s because Justin Forzano led the efforts to develop a water system for the...

A Hopeful Community Collects for Hines

He smiled; he hugged; he fist bumped; and Hines Rotriga offered everyone his signature thumbs-up as hundreds of people donated thousands of dollars on Sunday during the second annual Hope for Hines fundraiser...

The Great Gala: In Pictures

Glamour and fun highlighted Saturday night's West Liberty University Great Gala as a new feature was introduced: a Red Carpet entrance, complete with fashion commentators and drama.  A Hollywood-themed party...

When Two Non-Profits Connect

  So the story goes … I walked in to the Alpha for lunch one day in 2014, and Jason Koegler introduces me to Junior League of Wheeling President Lori Kenamond. We had pleasant exchanges between...

The Weelunk Weekender

A new series from Weelunk.  Every Thursday catch the "Weelunk Weekender" for recommendations of things to do in Wheeling. (For more info click on the titles in blue)   3rd Friday with...

The Great Gala is Great

The Great Gala is Great.  Really, it is.  Over the past five years, led by WLU Director of Marketing Tammi Secrist, the staff and students at West Liberty University have transformed Glessner Auditorium at...

Weelunk’s Weekend Top 5

We all have heard it over, and over, and over again: "There's nothing to do in Wheeling."  Well that clashes with our motto, which is "Do Something."  How can you Do Something when there is nothing to do?...

Pink in Wonderland: In Pictures

Chef Rocco Basil provided a delicious gourmet menu for the Critteton fundraiser: Pink in Wonderland, held on Saturday, March 28, at River City Restaurant. Guests selected their entrees from a number of...

Wheeling Has Become Looney

When I was a young girl, my Saturday mornings weren’t spent in front of the television watching cartoons.  In fact, my mother encouraged me to do more “productive” things and to engage in pursuits that...

Building Arts Expo Set For Friday

Local residents will have the opportunity Friday evening to learn more about the building preservation projects currently taking place throughout the Upper Ohio Valley when students of the Preservation and...

Liquid Aloha Arrives in Wheeling

Aloha, Weelunk! It’s time for beer talk again, and this time we are "hanging ten" and introducing Wheeling to a few brews from Kona Brewing Company in Hawaii. This February, Kona Brewing Company, from...

West Virginia Executive to Celebrate Wheeling

West Virginia Executive (WVE) is a business magazine based in Charleston, WV, that works to highlight business in the Mountain State. As the state’s premier business publication for more than 16 years, WVE...

Winter Freeze Shelter is Celebrated

  Feature Photo by Rebecca Kiger On Thursday night, March 19, a crowd of people celebrated another season of the Winter Freeze Shelter in Wheeling. Over 100 people came out to share soup, salad, and...

Pub Run Perfects An Unlikely Combination

A throng of more than 200 runners overcame some drizzly weather on Friday evening to participate in the 3rd annual OV Connect St. Paddy's Day Pub Run. The sold-out event, which has already swelled to five...

‘Hubapalooza’ Wants Wheeling’s Input

The primary goal of the West Virginia Community Development Hub is to form partnerships with people and organizations from throughout the Mountain State in order to “same-page” citizens working to improve...