CCHS Airs Excitement Over Broadcasting Honor

“I like broadcasting because it helps me step out of my comfort zone. It also helps me with my speech and my public speaking. I am a little nervous before we get started, but once we get rolling, everything see...

Schultz ‘Top Cop’ in Mountain State

Wheeling Park Pool. Deep end near where the high drive once stood. Twelve-and-a-half feet of all water and, of course, zero oxygen. And a male special needs student was motionless resting on the bottom of the ...

The King and Oglebay

Arnold Palmer Recalled by Oglebay's Randy Worls He knew it would spoil, but the child didn’t seem to care, so Arnold Palmer signed his banana peel and handed it to the young man. That’s the kind of man Pa...

Local Film To Debut At Marquee Cinemas

Brains or muscle? Accountants or killers? Need? Or greed? All the above are involved in this 35-minute street drama, and it was filmed here in Wheeling, where one of the actors witnessed it, and anothe...

WPHS Students to Become Weelunk Contributors

Before he accepted the assistant superintendent position with Ohio County Schools this past summer, Rick Jones served as principal of John Marshall High School, and one initiative he guided was facilitating a s...

WVDOH Paving Way Toward Progress

He was being honest when he said it. “This job sometimes keeps me up at night,” admitted Gus Suwaid, the chief engineer of the Division of Highways District 6. “And I lose sleep because of all the issues we ...

Local Theatre Company’s Success No Mystery

The butler has never done it although there have been more than 60 plays composed by a couple of Wheeling men who have anchored a theatre company in the city of Wheeling for the past 20 years. Butch Maxwell ...

Storch Reveals Experience with Recent Stroke

She’s got this work ethic, you see, one that wakes her early but leaves her up late, and that’s because she’s a devoted wife, a dedicated mother of two daughters and a son, a Mountain State lawmaker, and now th...

Duffy Home For Dream Job at Wheeling Jesuit

So there he was in the middle of Manhattan, and he was alone because he elected not to attend a Broadway play that his wife and others wished to see. He found himself in Times Square, a true melting pot for the...

Update: Prayers Working for Charles

I visited with my friend Charles today and while I was there a lady referred to him as a, 'Superhero' ... He said, 'I am?' And she replied, 'Yes, you are.' ... That's when he looked at me and said, 'I gotta get...

OV Jaycees Celebrating 35th Anniversary

One community-minded organization in the Upper Ohio Valley is currently celebrating its 35th anniversary and will stage a number of events in the coming months. The Ohio Valley Jaycees was founded in 1981 by...

Substance Abuse Town Hall Meeting Today

Although many believe little help exists within the borders of West Virginia when it comes to addressing the issues connected to addiction, one statewide organization will be in Wheeling this evening to offer a...

Do Something: Centre Market Success Story

On the east side of the Centre Market a few retail businesses are intermingled with residential brownstones, and on the west side a few eateries are highlighted with a brewpub, a wine store, and a few specialty...

Relay For Life Relentless In Battling Cancer

There’s that moment, the one all fear and never wish to experience, and it’s always followed by the question, “Am I going to die?” Millions across the world, unfortunately, have confronted such moments and t...

Bedway Molding His Career In Wheeling

He’s always known he needs to work with his hands to create something because that’s what he’s always done since an early age while growing up in Bridgeport, Ohio. Adam Bedway began with leveling and coverin...

Celebrate Youth Festival a YSS Tradition

For the eighth consecutive year Youth Services System will collect more than 60 local businesses and service organizations this Thursday under one roof for the annual Celebrate Youth Festival at the Wheeling Pa...

“Coach” Sam Andy: 1940 – 2016

He fought for what he believed in whether he was a coach, a teacher, a member of the Ohio County Board of Education, a radio commentator, or a friend. And Sam Andy battled for people, too, because, in many c...

Grow OV Partners with Wheeling Health Right

As soon as a vegetable is picked from its vine, it begins to lose nutritional value, and those foods are not sold with a “Born on” date, either. Google it – “Are fresh or frozen vegetables healthier for you?...