Mountaineers are Always Free

WEEREAD: Mountaineers are Always Free

On Sunday, June 20, West Virginia will celebrate the anniversary of its statehood. With its official motto “Montani Semper Liberi” (“Mountaineers are Always Free”), it’s little surprise that the Mountaineer was...
Hippie Homesteaders

WEEREAD: Hippie Homesteaders

A writer and sculptor born in Huntington, Carter Taylor Seaton has long been a part of the arts and crafts movement in West Virginia. In 2016, Seaton was presented the Lifetime Achievement Award by the West Vir...
Doughboy monument

Rededication of the Wheeling Doughboy Monument

The rededication of Wheeling's "Spirit of the American Doughboy" monument will take place on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, 2021 at 2 pm at Wheeling Park. The ceremony, which will be conducted by Wheeling's Amer...
Boutique

YWCA Takes Boutique to the Streets on May 22

WHEELING, W.Va. – May 13, 2021 – YWCA Wheeling’s Y Not Repeat Boutique is holding a sidewalk sale on May 22, 2021, in front of the YWCA building at 1100 Chapline Street. The sidewalk sale features great pric...
WPHS

WPHS Students Share Their Definitions of Home

If you read our previous article, “A Love Letter to Wheeling, My Home” by Michael Romick, then you know he spends a great deal of time discussing the elusive and evolving definition of “home” with his students ...
Romick Holiday Trip

A Love Letter to Wheeling, My Home

It is a foggy Friday morning as I prepare to teach one of my favorite lessons to my eleventh-grade students at Wheeling Park High School. It is a lesson exploring the meaning and many definitions of home. We ex...
Bike Share

City of Wheeling’s Bike Share Ready for Riders

WHEELING, W.VA. – With the onset of spring and warmer temperatures, the City of Wheeling’s bike share program is ready for riders. Through a partnership with The Health Plan, the bike share program launched ...
Butch Maxwell

Butch Maxwell Directs Killer Comedy at Towngate

WHEELING, W.Va. (April 27, 2021) - - Comedic tales of revenge, blackmail, sex, money and jealousy are themes in Towngate Theatre’s latest production, Murderers by acclaimed Steubenville-born playwright Jeffrey ...
Strange as this weather has been

WEEREAD: Strange as This Weather Has Been

Told in alternating viewpoints by matriarch Lace Ricker See and her three eldest children, Ann Pancake’s debut novel Strange as This Weather Has Been is an urgent, poignant story about the environmental damages...
Poets

Poetry Rises to the Top with Hughes Lecture 2021

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., April 8, 2021 — Three published poets will take the stage at West Liberty University’s Hughes Lecture on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. Free and open to the public, the virtual performance gets...
55 Strong book review

WEEREAD: 55 Strong

With written testimonials and spontaneous on-the-street interviews, 55 Strong: Inside the West Virginia Teachers’ Strike is a deeply personal account of the circumstances that sparked the 2018 strike and its pr...
Gallowglass

Wheeling Celtic Celebration is Going Virtual

The 25th Annual Celtic Celebration will take place virtually on Saturday, March 6 beginning at noon. Since 1997, the event has been an opportunity to gather and celebrate the area’s Celtic heritage with music, ...
Tacos

Foodlust in February

an open letter to food lovers on a very COVID Valentine’s Day “I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.” W.C. Fields Quarantine has reignited the romance . . . with cooking. It all began cir...
At Home in the Heart of Appalachia

WEEREAD: At Home in the Heart of Appalachia

A poignant memoir of family and place, At Home in the Heart of Appalachia’s opening chapter begins with author John O’Brien traveling for his father Jim’s funeral. A strained relationship with his father and hi...