Junior League of Wheeling Celebrates 75 Years

A very young woman walked along the wealthy avenues of New York City in 1901 with troubling things on her mind like child health, nutrition and literacy among immigrants, improving working conditions for...

McKenzie: The State of Wheeling

Welcome to Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack and good afternoon. Thank you for being here today. It is my honor to continue to serve as your Mayor of the City of Wheeling, and my privilege to deliver my...

State of City Address Set for Tuesday

By Steve Novotney Weelunk.com For the sixth consecutive year Wheeling Mayor Andy McKenzie will present his “State of the City Address” today during a luncheon set to begin at noon at the Wheeling...

Curtain Ready To Rise On 77th Extravaganza

 By Bill Hanna Weelunk Contributor For the past 76 years The Linsly School has provided Wheeling residents with a night of wonderful entertainment, and that tradition will continue when the curtain...

O’Brien Feels Rising City Pulse

By Steve Novotney Weelunk.com At the time Mollie O’Brien graduated from Mount de Chantal Visitation Academy in 1970, her options were limited. She wanted to perform her music, and doing that in...

WPHS Celebrates Black History Month

Wheeling Park High School is celebrating Black History Month in “Signature” fashion. Anne Thomas, Wheeling High School’s first African American female graduate, spoke to students Wednesday during...

Wheeling: Show Your City Some Love

By Jon-Erik Gilot Weelunk Contributor Wheeling is a beautiful city. I said it – deal with it. In spite of our many vacant lots, dilapidated storefronts, and property hoarders, in spite of the...

Four Community Pillars in the ‘Show’

By Steve Novotney Weelunk.com The four presenters have been chosen by ReInvent Wheeling officials for the “Show of Hands” event on Feb. 12, and the director believes the ventures represent four...

Wheelhouse ‘Craziness’ Producing Results

By LeeRoy Weelunk.com Inside this office, three generations of crazy somehow makes sense. They laugh with – and at – each other. They talk over each other too. And somehow they manage to answer the...

Neue Business Born In College Classroom

By Steve Novotney Weelunk.com Susan Hogan knew Patrick Cassidy, and Dr. Carrie White knew Glenn Elliott. Then this person knew that person, and that person knew someone else, and the Neue business...

CFOV Finds Internships for Local Students

By Susie Nelson Weelunk Contributor What makes a community great? Its people, of course! There has been a lot made of young people returning to Wheeling and to the Ohio Valley to find work. It’s...

Watch C-SPAN’s Wheeling Coverage Here

In mid-December several representatives from C-SPAN spent nearly a week in the Wheeling area interviewing local historians like Ohio County Magistrate Joe Roxby, Margaret Brennan, Travis Henline, and Dr. David...

Wheeling Honors MLK, Jr.’s Legacy

By LeeRoy Weelunk Contributor A spirit-filled group of inspiring and inspired community members gathered Sunday evening at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), as one of several local...

A Weelunker in Paris

By Brian Joseph Weelunk Contributor A few years ago in the late fall, my wife, Julie, joined me for a business trip in Europe. We ended up in Paris for Thanksgiving weekend. We stayed at close friends...

Hofreuter-Landini To Focus on Parents

By Steve Novotney   “Try to see your child as a seed that came in a packet without a label. Your job is to provide the right environment and nutrients and to pull the weeds. You can’t decide...

The Top 10 Steve Novotney Posts of 2014

If you've been around Weelunk.com for more than half a minute, you've probably noticed that Steve Novotney writes a lot of the articles. More than just a lot -- 83 of the 161 posts since we launched have been...

The 12 Days Before Christmas

Photographs and Story By Steve Novotney Weelunk.com It was supposed to be a good day in Sardis, Ohio, and that is because December 13 had been designated as “Connection Day” for Triad Hunter’s...

Grab A Seat For Christmas

By Steve Novotney Weelunk.com In case there is a last-minute, Christmas Eve shopper who is looking for a unique gift idea, Frank O’Brien said he could make a suggestion. O’Brien, the executive...

City Set To Vote On Plan And Tax

By Steve Novotney Weelunk.com Members of Wheeling City Council will cast a pair of imperative votes during their upcoming meeting on Dec. 16. One agenda item concerns the finalization of the city’s...

WPHS Presents: Festival of Sound

  It’s that time of year again when over three hundred student musicians will present the 20th Anniversary performance of the Wheeling Park High School Festival of Sound concert. The much-anticipated...

Weelunk’s First Month In Review

It has been a crazy month. Weelunk launched on November 1st, and right from the start you, our users, have amazed us with your enthusiasm, your words and pictures, and above all, your sheer numbers! We just...