WEEasked some simple questions — and your neighbors, friends, co-workers, acquaintances, even some strangers, answered. Get to know them a little bit better with our fun series, “WEEasked.” Look for it a couple...

Area EVENTS Will Keep You Hoppin’

TREASURE HUNT The Easter Bunny will be hopping over to the Oglebay Good Zoo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 19, and Saturday, April 20, for the annual Good Zoo Treasure Hunt! Each participating child wi...

What We Lost at Wheeling Jesuit University

Author’s note: It was impossible for me to write a piece on WJU objectively, so I did a deep dive into my personal experience. I believe the courses of study left at WJU for the upcoming year are no less import...

Out of the Ashes Comes a New Partnership

Out of the ashes comes a new partnership for Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) and the Ziegenfelder Company. The Ziegenfelder Company, a Wheeling plant known for making Budget Saver Twin and Monster P...

Palms Herald Holy Week

Editor’s note: In a continuing series on how the Ohio Valley expresses its spirituality, today’s post is the story behind area churches’ celebration of the start to the Christian Holy Week. Palm Sunday commemor...

Hall of Fame Board Reveals 2019 Inductees

Twelve new inductees to the Wheeling Hall of Fame were announced today by Hall of Fame Board Chairman Robert DeFrancis. “We are pleased to announce this year’s honorees and to share with the public the date ...

Our South American Odyssey: Day 8

On the evening of Day 7, April 3, 2019, we climbed into our "El Practico" bus and embarked on a 10-hour red-eye from Cordoba to Argentina's Capital: Buenos Aires. During the grueling ride, we stopped at ...

DOWNTOWN DO-OVER: The Big Pieces in Place

Editor’s note: A national redevelopment award here, a new building there, millions of dollars of renovations still somewhere else. What’s happening in downtown Wheeling can be hard to track, whether your city c...

Our South American Odyssey: Day 7

Day 6 brought practice, Day 7, April 3 2019, was Game Day. It seems all of our efforts in fundraising, planning and practicing have led to this moment. This was the day our boys from Wheeling and the Ohio Valle...

Our South American Odyssey: Day 6

We have been in in Cordoba, Argentina now for three days and on Tuesday April 2 2019 we were ready to take the field for the first time. But first we needed to take care of something we had been planning for a ...

Our South American Odyssey: Day 5

Last you heard from us it was Day 4 and the boys were holding a "sleepover" with their host families. When they awoke on Monday April 1 2019, they had, literally and figuratively, never been this far home. Yes,...

EVENTS Feature Oldies But Goodies

OLDIES BUT GOODIES Wilson Lodge in Oglebay will be transformed into an antiques marketplace Friday, April 5, through Sunday, April 7, as Oglebay Institute presents its 65th annual Antiques Show and Sale. Mor...

Second Annual Make Wheeling Shine Set for April 6

Williams Lea and the City of Wheeling are partnering for the second annual Make Wheeling Shine to be held on Saturday, April 6. The community clean up event will begin at 9 a.m. at the Wheeling Skate Park and w...

Brooke Hills Playhouse Sets Auditions for April 6

The Brooke Hills Playhouse will hold auditions for the first three shows of its 48th summer season on Saturday, April 6, at the Brooke  County Arts Council's downtown Wellsburg location, at 636 Charles St., acc...

Our South American Odyssey: Day 4

The “sleepover” is not a foreign concept to these 13-year-olds, yet Day Four of our journey presented a brand-new take on the subject. In the afternoon of Sunday March 31, the boys of FC United were dropped off...

Dona’e Albert Is Spreading the Love

It’s a wonderful feeling when life is on track, and everything seems to be going your way. However, we sometimes forget that our lives can change in a matter of minutes. Life did tragically change for Dona’e...

Our South American Odyssey: Day 3

There are those moments in life that inspire people to take a step back, take a deep breath and reflect. For some it might happen often, but for most it only occurs a handful of times. It is when we find oursel...

WEEasked some simple questions — and your neighbors, friends, co-workers, acquaintances, even some strangers, answered. Get to know them a little bit better with our fun series, “WEEasked.” Look for i...

Our South American Odyssey: Day 1

It was 5 a.m. on Thursday, March 27, 2019, when 14 boys from the FC Wheeling United U-14 soccer team became a part of a long-standing Wheeling “send-off” tradition by convening at the White Palace parking lot i...

Our South American Odyssey: Preview

After months of planning, fundraising, meeting  — and lots of soccer — reality finally settled in. The exact timing of such realization happened a few weeks ago when Diego Gattesco sent a message to our group o...
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