Recently we shared our 2015 Top Ten “Steve Novotney” and “IDEAS” stories. Today we wrap up the year in review with a shout out to our readers, followers, advocates, investors, advertisers and all around Weelunkers. Here are the Top Ten stories of the year from you, our community contributors. Editor’s Note: This Top Ten list was complied using ‘analytics’ and social media engagement data. The Mabel Files Gerry Griffith All Year The resounding favorite of all contributed stories, this 24 part series focuses on a family making a living in South Wheeling in the twentieth century. The Mabel Files makes you smile, cry and feel good about Wheeling, often all at the same time. Sadly, we lost Mabel in 2015. RIP Mabel. The “Stag”: The Myth, The Legend Christina Greer May 2015 This wonderfully written and well researched story gives the reader the true story of an Oglebay Park Icon. Avalon on the Ohio Sean Duffy September 2015 Did you know that there was once a Coney Island-style amusement park on the now uninhabited island north of Wheeling Island? Neither did we. Sam Mason: Wheeling’s Deadliest Outlaw Joe Roxby April 2015 During the Fort Henry days there was Sam McCullough and his “leap”, but there was also Sam Mason. New Generation of Italians Call Wheeling Home Katrina Mosman February 2015 The modern day story of European immigrants making Wheeling their home and loving it. The Secret Sisterhood of the Ohio Valley Roller Girls Angela Rehbein April 2015 The pictures alone make this one worth a look, but the story is even better. Ohio Valley Pride: Then and Now Matt DiLorenzo November 2015 8,000 people showed up to Wheeling Island to see the Patriots win the State Football Championship this year, and to gain redemption for 1991. The Hempfield Haunting Rich Knoblich October 2015 An in-depth look at the section of Downtown Wheeling that some say is home to many spirits. Only in Wheeling Steve Criniti All Year A family moves to town and finds the true soul of Wheeling, WV. Storytelling: Court Day in West Liberty Earl Nicodemus January 2015 A great story about the “Johnny Appleseed” of West Liberty, WV. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window) Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.