SUSPENDED AGGRAVATION: Chapter 9

Editor’s note: Suspended Aggravation is an original, Wheeling-centric novel by Nora Edinger and is published exclusively through Weelunk. While some of the places mentioned in Suspended Aggravation are real (or...

SUSPENDED AGGRAVATION: Chapter 8

Editor's note: Suspended Aggravation is an original, Wheeling-centric novel by Nora Edinger and is published exclusively through Weelunk. While some of the places mentioned in Suspended Aggravation are real (or...

SUSPENDED AGGRAVATION: Chapter 7

Editor's note: Suspended Aggravation is an original, Wheeling-centric novel by Nora Edinger and is published exclusively through Weelunk. While some of the places mentioned in Suspended Aggravation are real (or...

SUSPENDED AGGRAVATION: Chapter 6

Editor's note: Suspended Aggravation is an original, Wheeling-centric novel by Nora Edinger and is published exclusively through Weelunk. While some of the places mentioned in Suspended Aggravation are real (or...

Wheeling Refs See March Madness Up Close

There are nosebleed seats, courtside seats and everything in between. But three Wheeling men will have a view of the basketball action as March Madness descends that money can’t buy. They’ll literally be on ...

‘Suspended Aggravation’: Chapter 5

Editor's note: Suspended Aggravation is an original, Wheeling-centric novel by Nora Edinger and is published exclusively through Weelunk. While some of the places mentioned in Suspended Aggravation are real (or...

Tutors, Students Back to School Together

If your path to job training — or re-training — crosses with a sudden need to identify a sagittal cross-section or to balance quadratic equations you haven’t seen for, cough, decades, there are those who have y...

‘Suspended Aggravation’: Chapter 4

Editor's note: Suspended Aggravation is an original, Wheeling-centric novel by Nora Edinger and is published exclusively through Weelunk. While some of the places mentioned in Suspended Aggravation are real (or...

‘Suspended Aggravation’: Chapter 3

Editor's note: Suspended Aggravation is an original, Wheeling-centric novel by Nora Edinger and is published exclusively through Weelunk. While some of the places mentioned in Suspended Aggravation are real (or...

Census 2020: City of Wheeling Counting on You

The following questions will not appear on the 2020 U.S. Census that is heading to your mailbox in March: • Have you tripped over broken sidewalk concrete near your home recently? • How is the playground equi...

It’s a Workers’ Market in Wheeling

A growing economy plus a 5 percent unemployment rate equals something Wheeling hasn’t seen for some time — a workers’ market. Here’s a quick look at what is going on in this new decade, according to business...

‘Suspended Aggravation’: Chapter 2

Editor's note: Suspended Aggravation is an original, Wheeling-centric novel by Nora Edinger and is published exclusively through Weelunk. While some of the places mentioned in Suspended Aggravation are real (or...

‘Suspended Aggravation’: Chapter 1

Editor's note: Suspended Aggravation is an original, Wheeling-centric novel by Nora Edinger and is published exclusively through Weelunk. While some of the places mentioned in Suspended Aggravation are real (or...

2020 Vision: Wheeling Leaders Looking Ahead

Weelunk doesn’t have a crystal ball to foresee how Wheeling’s future will unfold in 2020, but today’s post is the next best thing. Leaders from all over the city and county share their top goals for the coming ...

Birds of a Feather Count Together

On the day of Christmas Bird Count, nature gave to meeeee: 125 Canada geese a-grazing, eight mallard ducks a-swimming, five American crows a-mobbing (a raptor) … and a downy woodpecker drumming in a treeeee. ...

HIDDEN GEMS: A Tale of Two Chapels

Editor’s note: Today’s post on two gem-like chapels launches a new occasional series on lovely but lesser-known facets of Wheeling’s architectural heritage. You’ve driven past them. One tiny chapel on Nation...

Wrapping Up Ho-Ho-Home for the Holidays

Editor's note: Weelunk updates a story we shared four years ago about a business that ships various tastes of Wheeling that are near and dear to natives' hearts (and stomachs). Some traditions never grow old, a...

Soul Is the Goal for Church Christmas Programs

Did you ever wear angel wings constructed out of wire coat hangers and tinsel? Or was it a shepherd’s costume that involved the most discreetly patterned bathrobe in the house, a pillowcase, and some rope? ...
Valerie holding a "Shop Small" sign

Shop Small on Saturday and Carry a Big Bag

Sometimes you just want to shop in your jammies. Sometimes you need everything from an ice scraper to almond butter, and only a big box will do. Other times, you want to smell those coffee beans grinding, ru...

Cultural Food Tour Offers Tasty View of History

The waves of immigration that fueled Wheeling’s industrial era didn’t disappear with the factory jobs. Kibbeh. Pierogi. Schnitzel. Marinara. They’re all still here. Sometimes in restaurants and at festivals,...

Will Charter Schools Land in Ohio County?

Editor's note: As this story was in final production, the West Virginia Education Association (teachers union) launched a lawsuit that challenges the constitutionality of the new state law that authorizes chart...

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...

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...

#ChooseWV: Campaign Focus Is Pride of Place

If you film it, they will come. Calling stray Mountaineers home and attracting prospective ones here might not be quite that simple, but the team behind #ChooseWV figures an inspiring video sure can’t hurt. ...

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...