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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...

Wheeling Leaves Its Mark on Twain

On Jan. 10, 1872, one of America’s most celebrated storytellers took the stage at Wheeling’s Washington Hall. An Intelligencer reporter described him as “a youngish-looking man of somewhere about thirty-five, n...

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 ...

WLU Looking for a Few Good Singers

Community members who enjoy singing are invited to join the choir at West Liberty University this year. “The WLU Community Choir is open to everyone who likes to sing. We hope you will make plans to join us ...

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...

Soccer Team Getting a Kick Out of Culture

“At the end of the day, we’re all the same — humans.” — Diego Gattesco That’s exactly why Diego Gattesco wants to take his son’s soccer team to his hometown of Cordoba, Argentina, in the spring. It’s not just ...

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...

WEEasked some simple questions — and your neighbors, friends, co-workers, acquaintances, even some strangers, answered. Get to know them a little bit better with our fun series, “WEEasked.” Look for it a couple...

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 ...

Variety’s Mission: Change a Life

  Charlie LaVallee and Zach Marsh are on a mission, and they need the help of everyone in Wheeling to accomplish their task. As the CEO and community relations manager, respectively, of Variety Pitt...

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...

Couple Trades Big Pay for Big Blessings

Editor’s note: As part of a continuing series on how Wheeling residents express their spirituality, today’s post features a young couple who are going against the cultural flow. Matt and Amanda Cummins are trad...

WEEasked some simple questions — and your neighbors, friends, co-workers, acquaintances, even some strangers, answered. Get to know them a little bit better with our fun series, “WEEasked.” Look for it a couple...

Eckhart House: Tea, History and Hospitality

In the early 1900s, Sarah Kleeh sat in the upstairs window seat watching the wealthy ladies across the street point to her home at 810 Main. She knew they were talking about the two bathrooms in her house — the...

Betsy Delk and Her Band of Merry (Snow) Men

Ladies and gentlemen! Allow me to introduce you to the Queen of Cookies, the Dutchess of Decorating, the Countess of Creativity, the Royalty of Icing — Ms. Betsy Delk. Betsy — who probably gets more invitati...

The Children of Wheeling and Willesden Lane

It was soggy and gray as I headed for The Capitol. I was going to see a performance that I only vaguely knew to be about children and the Holocaust and a pianist. There was a yellow bus at the curb by the marqu...

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 ...

Iafrate Fighting for a Better Church

Editor’s note: As part of a continuing series on how Ohio Valley residents express their spirituality, Weelunk recently visited with a Wheeling man whose spiritual/social-justice calling includes bringing even ...

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...
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