Don’t Miss the Elmhurst Shrimp Boil

What’s a traditional Louisiana-style shrimp boil doing in the heart of Appalachia, specifically Wheeling where Coleman’s Fish is the premier place to chow down on a fish dish? Well, the elegant front...

Plant A Seed With Grow Ohio Valley

Greetings and Happy Holidays! As our third year draws to a close, more than ever we affirm our love of Wheeling; for where it has been, but more so for what it is becoming. It’s entirely gratifying to...

A Look Back at the Dragon Boats

On Saturday August 27th, 2016 King's Daughters Child Care Center in Wheeling hosted the Second Annual Dragon Boat Races. Here is a look back. Follow King's Daughters on Facebook. Photos by Jeremy...

OV Jaycees Celebrating 35th Anniversary

One community-minded organization in the Upper Ohio Valley is currently celebrating its 35th anniversary and will stage a number of events in the coming months. The Ohio Valley Jaycees was founded in 1981...

Celebrate Youth Festival a YSS Tradition

For the eighth consecutive year Youth Services System will collect more than 60 local businesses and service organizations this Thursday under one roof for the annual Celebrate Youth Festival at the Wheeling...

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,...

“Hoorah for Heroes” A Team Challenge

It’s not the kind of exercise for someone who runs the Saturday morning 5-K or treks to the gym for that cardio workout, and that’s because it’s about moving tires, climbing hills clutching a support...

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...

Wheeling Lives Up To Its Name

  No one can doubt that Wheeling lives up to its name - The Friendly City. You witness this every day. People exchanging hellos, courtesies extended to lend a hand; hold doors open and allow other to...

YSS: What’s Love Got To Do With It?

In 1984, when Tina Turner belted out the lyrics, “What’s love got to do, got to do with it”, she wryly depicted love as a “Second Hand Emotion,” but there is nothing second-hand about the expressions...

CCHS Food Drive Almost In The Bag

Connecting community and service is an imperative mission inside Wheeling Central Catholic High School, but this weekend it will extend far beyond those walls and to many Friendly City neighborhoods. For...

Local Veterans Honored with Stobbs Race

An NFL game was on the tube, and Hugh Stobbs was planted in his living room Lazy Boy dozing in and out of consciousness. And then the boss beckoned. “My wife, Lois, said, ‘Why don’t you got off...

Volunteer for CASA and Change a Child’s Life

It is only natural that one’s time, especially in this fast paced multitasking society of today, is very preciously spent. We have to prioritize and decide what matters most in hierarchical fashion both what...

The Making Of An Unlikely Hero

Mike Anderson didn’t know what to do after graduating from John Marshall High School, and that wasn’t the school’s fault or his parents fault’ or his friends’ fault. “Naw,” Anderson admitted....