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W.Va. Wellness to Present Benefits of CBD

The West Virginia Wellness Project’s owner and practitioner Leesa Scott, LMT, CST, will present a lecture about the health benefits of cannabis oil at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, at the Ohio County Public Library. ...

The Decline of Community

Editor's Note: We believe that our community should be honest, open-minded and willing to engage in a civil dialogue about the issues facing our community, both present and future. The IDEAS page is our place f...

An Evening of Music From the Imperial City

Wheeling Symphony Orchestra will present A Night in Vienna, conducted by music director finalist Andrés Franco, featuring guest artist Alexi Kenney, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at The Capitol Theatre. Th...

EVENTS: Lights, Music, Art, Tea, Wine!

The switch is being flipped tonight! At 6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8, the Oglebay hills will be alive with more than a million twinkling lights at the Winter Festival of Lights — just as it has since 1985. But ther...

Happy Trails to Oglebay

Right now, people are walking in Oglebay Park. Some walk with dogs, some run through the woods. Some walk with a cane or motor along in an electric power-chair. Parents push strollers, and kids run ahead, aroun...

House of Delegates, 3rd Delegate District

Editor’s note: The same five questions were distributed to the candidates running for this particular office. Earlier in the fall, Weelunk solicited questions from you, our readers. Those questions are reflecte...

House of Delegates, 4th Delegate District

Editor’s note: The same five questions were distributed to the candidates running for this particular office. Earlier in the fall, Weelunk solicited questions from you, our readers. Those questions are reflecte...

Dancing With the Ohio Valley Stars!

Congratulations to all who danced their hearts out at the Dancing With the Ohio Valley Stars event at The Capitol Theatre tonight. Everyone was a winner, but taking home the mirror ball trophy were Chef Travis,...

Comfort Keeps Pouring In for Jewish Community

“It’s been something,” said Rabbi Joshua Lief. He was actually sitting down for a brief moment at the end of a week that included the shock of a deadly shooting at a nearby synagogue, an interfaith memorial for...

United States Senator

Editor's note: The same five questions were distributed to the candidates running for this particular office. Earlier in the fall, Weelunk solicited questions from you, our readers. Those questions are reflecte...

State Senator, 1st Senatorial District

Editor's note: The same five questions were distributed to the candidates running for this particular office. Earlier in the fall, Weelunk solicited questions from you, our readers. Those questions are reflecte...

State Senator, 2nd Senatorial District

Editor's note: The same five questions were distributed to the candidates running for this particular office. Earlier in the fall, Weelunk solicited questions from you, our readers. Those questions are reflecte...

Wheeling SleepOut Gets $10,000 Jolt From AEP

American Electric Power presented a check for $10,000 to Youth Services System Inc. in support of the eighth annual Wheeling SleepOut, an event held to raise awareness and money to address the critical problem ...

WLU Goes International for the Month

West Liberty University celebrates diversity during the month of November and the WLU International Center in conjunction with the International Student Club have organized events that include language sessions...

Ohio County Commissioner

Editor's note: The same five questions were distributed to the candidates running for this particular office. Earlier in the fall, Weelunk solicited questions from you, our readers. Those questions are reflecte...

Marshall County Commissioner

Editor's note: The same five questions were distributed to the candidates running for this particular office. Earlier in the fall, Weelunk solicited questions from you, our readers. Those questions are reflecte...

To All the Halloween Babies Like Me

At 6:01 a.m. on Oct. 31, 1973, little old me came screechin’ and bawlin’ into this world. Yes, I am a Halloween baby and that fact — one of the only sure things I know — has shaped my life in interesting ways. ...

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...

Wheeling Heritage Looking for Mural Artists

Wheeling Heritage is asking artists to share their vision of Wheeling for a mural project. The artist who is selected will bring that idea to life at Kossuth Park, the small greenspace at the intersection of W....

EVENTS: Spooky Happenings Around Town

Halloween fun is wrapping up in the valley with a number of spooky events on the calendar! • Get your Halloween costumes ready for a spooktacular party from 9 p.m.-midnight, Friday, Oct. 26, at Wheeling Isla...

America’s First Highway in Spotlight

The 2018 Ohio Valley History Expo will be celebrating the 200th anniversary of the completion of the National Road from Cumberland, Md., to Wheeling, (West) Virginia, with a number of events, beginning early ne...

Job Opportunities: Want to Move Back?

Imagine working in the peaceful rolling hills of Ohio County with great benefits and a friendly working environment only a 15-20 minute drive from Wheeling. Weelunk hears from a lot of “ex-pats” who follow o...

Lupus: Cruel and Hard to Diagnose

In this series, we’ll talk to locals who struggle with autoimmune disease and share their stories. Below, Ohio Valley residents Ashley Suder and Allison Stoner open up about their experiences with lupus. Wha...

WVNCC, WLU Sign Guaranteed Admission Agreement

West Virginia Northern Community College (WVNCC) and West Liberty University (WLU) signed a guaranteed admission agreement today, making degree completion easier for transfer students who start at WVNCC and tra...

Ohio County Country Fair in Pictures

Welcome to the Ohio County Country Fair! Held in conjunction with Oglebayfest during the first weekend in October every year, the Ohio County Country Fair has become a cherished tradition here in the upper Ohio...

ESSAY FOR THE DAY: Seed Rewards

The number of white envelopes stored on a dining room hutch shelf has reached crammed proportions. And whatever the word for the level above crammed is, those shelves soon will be the poster host for it. Ins...

Safety Is the Issue for Building Levy

Whatever voters decide come Nov. 6 on $22 million of potential new and upgraded digs for city fire and police departments, one thing is indisputable. Facilities to be potentially replaced — launched in the 1950...

EVENTS: Music! Movies! Theater! Art!

A ‘BELLA’ MASTERWORKS The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra opens its Masterworks season at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, conducted by music director finalist Timothy Hankewich and featuring guest artist Bella Hristo...

Is a Private School for Your Child?

In the Ohio Valley, parents are lucky to have many choices when it comes to schools for their children. There is a variety of parochial, private and public schools from which to choose. If you are considerin...

A VIEW FROM THE MOON: An Introduction

Years ago, nearly 46 to be more exact, I was a freshman in high school. I was 14 1/2 years old, it was a Saturday morning, dawn was shining on the still sleepy city of Richmond, (East) Va., and I was heading to...
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