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.
Mayor Glenn Elliott shares a travelogue of a trip to Greenville, South Carolina, and finds many ideas that might work in Wheeling.
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.”
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.
Fifty years ago Wheeling was talking about revitalization. The author dives into this idea in full detail.
The “Friendly City” steps up to the plate and helps those less fortunate.
This West Liberty University student says don’t forget Wheeling’s history as Wheeling moves forward.
A Greyhound Bus damages Wheeling’s icon and sparks debate on the future of the span.
There’s more to it than just eating a slice of Elm Grove DiCarlo’s.
In the wake of the Pulse Nightclub shooting, life perspective is found at the St. Mike’s Fair.
John Marshall High School was once divided between the North and South “Commons”.
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