Crazy 8s Improv Troupe Performs at Towngate Theatre

In addition to a full season of community theater and children's theater, Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre hosts a variety of performing arts programs. Two very talented improvisation groups call Towngate T...

WEEREAD: Monsters in Appalachia

With compelling prose and an ear for Appalachian dialects, author Sheryl Monks’ Monsters in Appalachia chronicles monsters ranging from hellish beasts to everyday evils in this collection of fifteen short stori...

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Gateway Park

Officials from the City of Wheeling joined representatives of the Fitzsimmons Foundation Thursday morning for a groundbreaking ceremony for Gateway Park. Intended to celebrate the history of the Wheeling Suspen...
Elisa Kohanski

WSO on the Go Yoga is Back by Popular Demand

Wheeling Symphony Orchestra (WSO) announces that WSO on the GO Yoga is back, this time featuring WSO Principal Cellist Elisa Kohanski who will provide musical accompaniment to Jill Kloss Spangler’s certified yo...
Clientele

Clientele Art Studio Celebrates Opening Weekend

Clientele Art Studio of East Wheeling is opening its doors for regular business hours starting Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. The art studio used the pandemic to transform the space from an events-based gallery to a s...

Finding Home Away from Home in Wheeling

I remember the moment I began thinking seriously about moving to Wheeling. It was two years ago. My husband, Bart, and I were on our annual summer trip to visit his mother who has lived in the same house in ...
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 ...