Kalkreuth Transforms Sparkling Kaley Center

Most folks venturing about Wheeling’s downtown district are not able to see the extent of the renovations made recently to the former Riley Building by Kalkreuth Roofing & Sheet Metal, which co-owns the bui...

Deserted Pizza Shop Gets New Slice Of Life

Tom’s Pizza was a little different from DiCarlo’s and Tony’s in South Wheeling because that guy would bake the raw cheese a bit before serving, and the owner had more toppings than the others, too. It was go...

Time Ticking Away on Former Clay School

(Cover photo by Wheeling resident Wade Augerbright) And there it rests on a footprint stretching 96 feet deep and 300 feet along 15th Street in East Wheeling. It is the former Clay School, and it’s an 83,000...

Falling Bricks Replaced by Downtown Growth

With every brick that fell, there was one local resident happy but another upset in a community torn between erasing what they always knew of downtown Wheeling and the critical need of evolution. The old Jup...

Developer Cuts Negative Faction No Slack

She’s petite and beautiful, and you would never guess she’s the mother of three and a preservationist who has made wise decisions when realism trumps her idealistic streak. She’s Heather Slack, and she’s a n...

DC Ventures Has A Vision For Wheeling

They have a vision, and they believe it’s a dream that can come true. Vince DeCrease is one of three partners of DC Ventures, LLC, a development company found a dozen years ago. He along with Charlie Savage ...