Lifestyles

Which Mural Will It Be?

It’s getting down to the wire with just a few days left to vote on which mural will be displayed at the gateway to Wheeling at Kossuth Park. Sixteen artists submitted ideas for the Wheeling Heritage public a...

Distinguished Honor Awarded to Linsly Headmaster

Justin Zimmerman, headmaster of The Linsly School in Wheeling, has been awarded a fully funded fellowship to the Klingenstein Center for Independent School Leadership’s 2019 Heads of Schools program at Teachers...

WCDS Students Give Warm Message to Homeless

Twenty-five second-graders from Wheeling Country Day School took a Martin Luther King Jr. Day field trip in frigid weather Monday to fill plastic bags with hand warmers and heartwarming messages for the homeles...

EVENTS To Make You Laugh and Cry

FUNNY MAN Jerry Seinfeld returns to The Capitol Theatre stage at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25. Will it be a show about nothing? Will you eat a “big salad” before you arrive? Will you make a “Kramer” entrance? It a...

New Online MBA Is Just What the Doctor Ordered

West Liberty University has a new online master’s degree that is just what the doctored ordered for health care professionals. The recently announced MBA tract focuses on health care management and is design...

Oglebay Institute Honors Student Artists

The 30th annual Regional Student Art Exhibition opened earlier this month with a public reception and awards ceremony at OI’s Stifel Fine Arts Center. Several students received cash prizes for their work, and o...

Super EVENTS Set for Coming Days

HOLY CONCERT, BATMAN! Superheroes! with guest vocalists Megan Pachecano and Colin Eaton, conducted by music director finalist Silas Huff, swoops into town at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at The Capitol Theatre...

First Day on the Job for Travis Henline

Wheeling Heritage is exploring the creation of a Wheeling museum, and today, history specialist Travis Henline started his job as museum project manager, whose role will be to identify and develop the concept. ...

Jump at the Chance to Attend These EVENTS

SHOOT! Don’t miss the crazy basketball antics of the Harlem Globetrotters, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15 at WesBanco Arena. Join the Globetrotters as they celebrate their fans during the all-new Fan Powered World ...

Small Cells, Big Improvements in Digital Age

Nearly all of us have endured the dreaded “stadium slowdown” on our mobile devices. Though perhaps we should be paying more attention when the Pirates are at bat or the Nailers set up for a power play, in the d...

Drumming Up Better Health

“My goal is to help at least one person every day to be positive and focused on their health,” says Kyle Lewis, co-owner of the Healthy Vibes for You nutrition club at 2137 Market St. in the Centre Market area ...

EVENTS: Kicking Off Wheeling’s 250th

CELEBRATE WHEELING’S 250th The Twelfth Night Costume Ball officially will launch the celebration of Wheeling's 250th anniversary, at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at Glessner Auditorium, Wilson Lodge at Oglebay P...

EVENTS: Happy New Year!

SPARKLING WINE TASTING Good Mansion Wines will serve up a bounty of sparklings and other reds and whites to usher in the New Year!  At 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, taste and compare Prosecco, Cava, Champagne, Cre...

A Fishy Family Feast Is Christmas Eve Tradition

Buying salted cod (baccala) from Coleman’s Fish Market is a decades-old tradition for the Cerra family. Debbie Cerra Cresap used to shop for such food with her father. Now, she takes her own adult daughter, Li...

EVENTS: Feel the Love of Christmas

FEEL THE LOVE The B.E. Taylor tradition returns to The Capitol Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, with “Feel the Love — Celebrating a B.E. Taylor Christmas Concert!” B.C. Taylor, the band’s drummer, vo...

Cheryl Pompeo: Happily Dancing Through 55 Years

Everyone is happier when they’re dancing.”  — Cheryl Pompeo ——————————————————————————————————————— Not all teachers go by the book. In fact, I know one who teaches with her heart. Cheryl Pompeo has been a ...

Art Scene Blossoming in Wheeling

It’s no secret when you live in Wheeling — art is everywhere in this small city. It is evident today, possibly more than ever, that art is a main part of the city’s identity and is here to stay. Driving down...

EVENTS: Holiday Music Is in the Air

A VERY BRIDGE + TUNNEL CHRISTMAS A collective of local musicians will continue its annual holiday revue benefiting Wheeling-area neighbors who are especially vulnerable and in need at this time of year. At 8...

A Taste of Japan in the Heart of Wheeling

In Wheeling’s historic Centre Market, a unique corner offers both newcomers and longtime patrons a literal taste of Japan. From fish to chicken, udon noodles and bubble tea, Osaka Express offers a full menu of ...

Symphony on Ice — A Gift of Holiday Warmth

How can a place as cold as ice make you feel all hot-cocoa, blazing-fire, cozy-blanket, favorite-sweater warm? Maybe it’s those adorable little ones making their way out onto that big ice rink so early in th...

An Evening of Music From the Imperial City

Wheeling Symphony Orchestra will present A Night in Vienna, conducted by music director finalist Andrés Franco, featuring guest artist Alexi Kenney, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at The Capitol Theatre. Th...

Job Opportunities: Want to Move Back?

Imagine working in the peaceful rolling hills of Ohio County with great benefits and a friendly working environment only a 15-20 minute drive from Wheeling. Weelunk hears from a lot of “ex-pats” who follow o...

Lupus: Cruel and Hard to Diagnose

In this series, we’ll talk to locals who struggle with autoimmune disease and share their stories. Below, Ohio Valley residents Ashley Suder and Allison Stoner open up about their experiences with lupus. Wha...

WVNCC, WLU Sign Guaranteed Admission Agreement

West Virginia Northern Community College (WVNCC) and West Liberty University (WLU) signed a guaranteed admission agreement today, making degree completion easier for transfer students who start at WVNCC and tra...

Angela Was ‘More Than Her Addiction’

There's a line in the song “Wait for It” from the musical “Hamilton”  — “Love doesn’t discriminate between the sinners and the saints. It takes and it takes and it takes.” The same can be said for addiction. _...

EVENTS: Oglebayfest, Ecofest, Poe & Poetry

OGLEBAYFEST Artisan crafts, music, food, a 5K race, the parade, the Ohio County Country Fair, fireworks, inflatable rides, more music, gourmet market, antique cars, folk dancing … the list of Oglebayfest act...

The Arts at Work in Wheeling’s Centre Market

The sound of engraving tools mingled in the air with pencil scratching and acoustic guitar music on a recent Friday afternoon as Wheeling’s Artworks Around Town Inc. celebrated its 13th annual Paint Historic Wh...
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