In 2016 we received stories from over 100 people like you. Here are the Top Ten stories of 2016 that were published in weelunk.com’s Ideas section, where ideas that support our area’s growth are welcomed. Editor’s Note: This Top Ten list was compiled using Google analytics and social media engagement data. Lessons from Greenville September 2016 Mayor Glenn Elliott shares a travelogue of a trip to Greenville, South Carolina, and finds many ideas that might work in Wheeling. Lessons from Greenville Wheeling Teacher Gives Politician a History Lesson March 2016 Local teacher Sean Decker sets the record straight. “As a representative of the great state of West Virginia, it would serve you well to be more careful and deliberate in your research before including such claims and quotations in future speeches.” Decker enjoys performing when not in the classroom. Five Questions Spring, Fall Elections 2016 This year’s local elections attracted interest as well. A surprise win for mayor, a large turnover in City Council and a Board of Education in turmoil drew more eyes than usual, and Weelunk was there to provide insight. Wheeling councilwoman Wendy Scatterday The Wheeling Renaissance…of 1953 January 2016 Allen Dieterich-Ward Fifty years ago Wheeling was talking about revitalization. The author dives into this idea in full detail. Wheeling Lives Up To its Name January 2016 Tammy Kruse The “Friendly City” steps up to the plate and helps those less fortunate. A Future: Live as if There is One January 2016 Callaway Barr This West Liberty University student says don’t forget Wheeling’s history as Wheeling moves forward. Preserving Suspension Bridge a Top Priority December 2016 Steve Novotney A Greyhound Bus damages Wheeling’s icon and sparks debate on the future of the span. It’s Not Just a Slice of Pizza! June 2016 Eric Sendaydiego There’s more to it than just eating a slice of Elm Grove DiCarlo’s. A Pleasant (Valley) Evening July 2016 LeeRoy In the wake of the Pulse Nightclub shooting, life perspective is found at the St. Mike’s Fair. There is Only the Commons January 2016 Jason Marling John Marshall High School was once divided between the North and South “Commons”. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out how you can contribute an idea. 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.