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WEELUNK BOOK REVIEW: Quiet Dell

A Small West Virginia Town Hides a Big Secret By 1931, the Great Depression had most of the nation in its grasp, including the once affluent Chicago suburb of Park Ridge. Asta Eicher was widowed several years ...
Amy Gamble

Wheeling’s Women Are Slam Dunks

Wheeling loves sports. This is evident by the high participation in every Ohio Valley Athletic Conference event. You know it when you see the hundreds of people who come to Wheeling for Super Six weekend or Bea...
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WEELUNK BOOK REVIEW: Murder Never Dies

When the Friendly City Turned Rogue With 250 years of history, Wheeling’s story isn’t only innovation, triumphs and celebrations. Just like any other city, there has been a dark past we would rather forget. An...

Ginger Tales From a Red-Headed Writer

Editor's note: Redheaded men, women and children will be celebrated at the Wheeling YWCA's Ohio Valley Redhead Festival on Saturday, Nov. 2. Here's a first-hand account of being an "awesomely rare" redhead by W...

Aretha’s Songs ‘Never Grow Old’

Committed to bringing some of the greatest American music to the stage in Wheeling, Music Director John Devlin opens the 90th season of the Wheeling Symphony with a tribute to the Queen of Soul on Friday, Sept....

Families Find Adventures in Scouting

According to a recent survey, American families spend just 37 minutes of quality time together each day. Between work, school, social events and the hundreds of extracurricular activities to choose from, it’s n...

Party On, Kids!

Editor’s note: In an effort to help Wheeling families navigate what’s offered here, this story presents some options for kids’ birthday parties. Be on the lookout for an upcoming story on children's summertime ...

Give Your Wedding the Star Treatment

Just like the Suspension Bridge, Oglebay Park and Centre Market, The Capitol Theatre is shorthand for home for many of us in Wheeling. Its brilliantly lit red marquee has displayed the names of famous acts a...

Variety’s Mission: Change a Life

  Charlie LaVallee and Zach Marsh are on a mission, and they need the help of everyone in Wheeling to accomplish their task. As the CEO and community relations manager, respectively, of Variety Pittsburg...

Some Special Wishes Can’t Wait

Zach Wajda has spent much of his 20 years preparing for or recovering from heart surgeries and working hard to overcome the delays caused by Costello Syndrome. This rare disorder attacks body systems causing bo...

Farm to Fork Takes Leap Through History

A property with nearly 250 years of Wheeling history hosted the Wheeling Symphony Auxiliary’s annual Farm to Fork dinner this past weekend. The McColloch Farm, named for Major Samuel McColloch who plunged his h...

Wheeling Says “We Care”

On Saturday, June 30, more than 100 locals joined with people in more than 650 other locations nationwide to participate in the Families Belong Together March. The Wheeling We Care march was organized locally b...