Time for Antiques … and Lots More

Antiques, cats, art openings, films and more are on the upcoming agenda in the Ohio Valley, so don’t let a little April snow keep you home. CALLING ALL ANTIQUE LOVERS! The state’s largest antiques show is...

Don’t Let All This Fun Hop on By!

It's time to Face the Music, run a 5K, sip & shop, sip some tea, sip some wine, hear an “American Idol” finalist … or just wait for the Easter Bunny to deliver some chocolate. Sip & Shop Nothing t...

Spring Events Have Sprung

Spring has sprung — believe it or not! While the temperatures are still on the chilly side, we can expect lots of sunshine for the next few days, so there’s no excuse not to explore the upcoming events! S...

Going O’Green This Weekend?

Top of the mornin’ to all you Weelunkers! It’s St. Paddy’s Day weekend, and the calendar is packed with things to do — both St. Pat’s Day-related and otherwise. Let's hope you're not too "knackered” (exhausted)...

Wine, Women & Song This Weekend

Take a wine tour of the Mosel Valley before heading off to see "Vertigo," where Towngate Theatre is going to dizzying heights to please Ohio Valley audiences! Or be one of the first to hear the lineup of Herita...

Renew Wheeling

Against market odds, two divorced individuals come together to create a life and family through opportunities of their own creation in Wheeling, West Virginia. The pair have abandoned the notion that Wheeling's...

Eat Local This Holiday Season

Thanks to the cover and shelter our high tunnel greenhouses provide, we're able to grow veggies all the way into December. As a result, Grow Ohio Valley is proud to offer holiday produce boxes f...

Harvest Festival This Weekend

Just outside of Wheeling on the weekend of October 21 regional residents will find a fully formed Harvest Festival free and open, containing food trucks, live music, a pumpkin patch and a list of other assorted...

Come Learn About the Public Market

The Public Market Meeting is this Wednesday!  Join us for an opportunity to hear more about the Public Market project, engage in a conversation about future plans, and express your interest in ...

People’s University Fall Schedule

FALL 2017 PEOPLE’S UNIVERSITY: West Virginia History through Archives–Preserving the Mountain State’s Stories   From documents that record the formation of our proud state during the tumultuous Civil...

My Summer of Golf

The leadership of Oglebay Park and the Wheeling Park Commission decided to DO SOMETHING this year about the state of golf in the Ohio Valley - namely, that golf numbers are down, and young local people aren't n...

Job Opportunity: Downtown Wheeling

Weelunk hears from a lot of "ex-pats" who follow our stories. Some express an interest in moving back, but "no job opportunities" is always the deciding factor in staying put. So we are trying something new. Ju...

Wheeling Welcomes Uber!

Just over a year ago, Uber first launched in West Virginia, helping residents in Charleston and Morgantown get access to more transportation options and flexible work opportunities. Today, Uber is excited to an...

Meet the Weelunk Nature Writer

Some people just have Wheeling inside them. If you were born here, it’s in your blood. If your parents and grandparents were born here, it’s in your bones. Laura Jackson Roberts is a sixth-generation resident, ...

Meet The Newest Weelunk Staff Editor

Combining a passion for the arts, people, and community involvement, Lizzy Sellers studies writing and psychology at Florida State University. For those of you who haven't had the pleasure to meet her, she desc...

Meet Weelunk’s Newest Writer

Born and raised in the Ohio Valley, Brian Thomas spent the last four years studying film at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. He recently returned home from working as a film script developer in the cha...

2016 Weelunk Top Ten: Stories By You

Recently we shared our 2016 Top Ten  “IDEAS” stories.  Today we continue the year in review with a shout out to our readers, followers, advocates, investors, advertisers and all-around-Weelunkers.  Here are the...

2016: In Pictures

In chronological order, some of our favorite Weelunk pictures of 2016... A new president arrives at West Liberty University. Mount Wood Overlook. Our mural. Seger scores 44 in the Final Four. ...

2016 Weelunk Top Ten: Ideas

In 2016 we received stories from over 100 people like you.  Here are the Top Ten stories of 2016 that were published in weelunk.com’s Ideas section, where ideas that support our area’s growth are welcomed. E...

The Weelunk Show: A Holiday Special

New media has intersected with traditional media as Weelunk.com and WTRF7 have come together to produce a special video episode of Weelunk that focuses on a few of Wheeling Holiday traditions. Join co-hosts ...

Roney’s Point: The Movie

Weelunk debuted its first video Wednesday night at Oglebay Institute's Towngate Theatre. Special thanks goes to Chief Writer and Editor Steve Novotney, sponsors Peter Holloway and the Wheeling Convention and Vi...

The Weelunk Election Day Guide

Election Day is here.  If you haven't early-voted, make sure you VOTE on Tuesday! For local, real-time results coverage, Weelunk recommends coverage by West Liberty University's Channel 14, co-hosted by Howa...

1,000 Stories

Joins us in celebrating 1,000 Weelunk.com stories published since our launch on Nov. 1, 2014. That number represents 1.5 million pageviews from readers like you, hard work by our Chief Writer and Editor, Ste...

The Weelunk Weekly Email is Here

What the heck is Weelunk?  Some think it is strictly a facebook page, and while there is one of those, we also have a website: weelunk.com. Although you can go to the Weelunk website and scroll through and/o...

The Mayor’s Inaugural Speech

  On July 1, 2016 Glenn F. Elliott was sworn in as Mayor of Wheeling, W.Va. The following is a transcript of his inaugural address.   On behalf of my fellow members and colleagues on Wheeling...

Nailers Earn Trip to Cup Finals

For the first time since 1993, Wheeling, W.Va, is going to the ECHL's Championship Series. On Tuesday night, the Wheeling Nailers broke a 2-2 tie with three goals in a span of 4:39 during the early stag...

Election Prep: Board of Education

Do Something. Vote May 10. After two years of the current board uncharacteristically making headlines, the the Ohio County BOE race has never received this much attention. Each of the six candidates in the rac...

Election Prep: Mayor

Do Something. Vote May 10.   In the race for Wheeling mayor, four candidates wish to follow the two terms served by Mayor Andy McKenzie, a former 12-year senator in the West Virginia Legislature prior ...

Election Prep: City Council Ward 6

Do Something. Vote May 10. Ward 6 will select a new representative on Wheeling Council. Gene Fahey has represented the ward for the past seven-plus years after defeating Barry Crow in 2008, and now voters will...

Election Prep: City Council Ward 5

Do Something. Vote May 10.   Wheeling’s Ward 5 includes a fraction of Woodsdale plus Edgwood, Pleasanton, Dimmeydale, and the residents living along National Road between Washington Avenue and Park Vie...

Election Prep: County Clerk

Do Something. Vote May 10. Steve Novotney was able to solicit answers to the same questions from two of the three candidates for Ohio County Clerk. Pam Obyc declined to participate. Click on the images b...

Election Prep: City Council Ward 4

Do Something. Vote May 10. Wheeling’s 4th Ward includes much of the Woodsdale section of Wheeling, an area stoked with in-demand residential and commercial properties. Two candidates, the incumbent and one cha...

Election Prep: City Council Ward 3

Do Something. Vote May 10. Residents of Ward 3 also will elect new council representation in May as Robert “Herk” Henry will step down after more than two decades in the position. The ward includes East Wheeli...

Election Prep: Ohio County Assessor

Do Something. Vote May 10. Steve Novotney was able to solicit answers to the same questions from both candidates for Ohio County Assessor. Click on the images below to read more about each candidate: &nb...

Election Prep: Ohio County Sheriff

Do Something. Vote May 10. Steve Novotney was able to solicit answers to the same questions from four of the five Ohio County Sheriff candidates. Vinny Jacovetty declined to participate. Click on the ima...

Election Prep: City Council Ward 2

Do Something. Vote May 10. Incumbent Ken Imer is seeking re-election as one of five residents wishing to represent Ward 2, a section of Wheeling that includes Wheeling Island, a portion of North Wheeling, the ...

Election Prep: City Council Ward 1

Do Something. Vote May 10. Because Gloria Delbrugge made the decision to retire from public service after 12 years as a member Wheeling Council, Ward 1 is one of three sections guaranteed to elect a new repres...