Memories of The Eagle Inn

You could already hear the music as you walked toward the front door from the always-packed parking lot, and immediately you were met by the bouncer who, you knew, would need to see your ID. Once you were gr...

2016 Weelunk Top Ten: Stories By Steve

As we put a wrap on our 2016 in review, here are the Top Ten stories from our Chief Editor and Writer Steve Novotney. Editor’s Note: This Top Ten list was compiled using Google analytics and social media eng...

The Elby’s Empire: Part 3 – The Grub

(Writer’s Note: This is the third in a series of stories that will concentrate on the history of one of the most storied restaurant franchises in Wheeling since the 1950s.) He looked like the Big Boy, and he...

The Elby’s Empire: Part 2 – 9 Steps

(Writer’s Note: This is the second in a series of stories that will concentrate on the history of one of the most storied restaurant franchises in Wheeling since the 1950s.) They wanted to try roller-skating...

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 your butt ...

The Top 10 Steve Novotney Posts of 2014

If you've been around Weelunk.com for more than half a minute, you've probably noticed that Steve Novotney writes a lot of the articles. More than just a lot -- 83 of the 161 posts since we launched have been w...