Lent: A Time for Renewal

Editor’s note: The Lenten/Easter season looms large in the Christian calendar. In today’s feature on Spirituality in the Ohio Valley, the rector of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church shares his thoughts on getting ...

Wheeling Park Students Bound for Creativity

Shadows run in faint diagonal lines across the carpet in one corner of Wheeling Park High School’s sprawling media center. They show where book stacks used to be. Now, work benches with vice clamps located h...

A Fishy Family Feast Is Christmas Eve Tradition

Buying salted cod (baccala) from Coleman’s Fish Market is a decades-old tradition for the Cerra family. Debbie Cerra Cresap used to shop for such food with her father. Now, she takes her own adult daughter, Li...

Couple Trades Big Pay for Big Blessings

Editor’s note: As part of a continuing series on how Wheeling residents express their spirituality, today’s post features a young couple who are going against the cultural flow. Matt and Amanda Cummins are trad...

Iafrate Fighting for a Better Church

Editor’s note: As part of a continuing series on how Ohio Valley residents express their spirituality, Weelunk recently visited with a Wheeling man whose spiritual/social-justice calling includes bringing even ...

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...

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...

TIME TO GREEN UP: Recycling Is Tough All Over

Editor’s note: As part of a continuing series, Wheeling officials recently shared the city’s recycling/garbage program may be up for changes both small and large in order to cope with a global crisis in the rec...

‘The Calling’ Keeps Him Alive

Editor’s note: As part of a continuing series on how Wheeling residents express spirituality, today’s post features a ministry that is the polar opposite of America’s mega-church trend. This pastor has a congre...

TIME TO GREEN UP: Oglebay Makes Greens Greener

As part of a continuing series on how Wheeling is greening up, Weelunk looks today at the non-profit sector. Area readers are likely familiar with Oglebay’s full-scale switch to LED bulbs for the annual Festiva...

Job, School Connection Picks Up STEAM

There’s as much woo-hoo as how-to in science class this summer. At least when that science class is part of a county-wide initiative to encourage students from grades four and up to consider careers in Science,...

Triadelphia School: 100 Years of Memories

There is a certain sequence of expressions that appears on the face of a grownup who is suddenly returned to the school hallways of adolescence. It starts with a quiet wonder. Then, eyes dart quickly around to ...