From Abandoned Baby in Wheeling to Hollywood Hills

“Tally Ho Baby” was the name the local media gave to an unidentified, 10-day-old, baby girl found in a cardboard box inside the front door of the Tally Ho Apartment Building on National Road in Wheeling many ye...

WEEREAD: The Midwife’s Tale

From the midwives and medicine women of yesteryear to today’s frontline healthcare workers, women have provided care and healing for as long as humankind has existed. In recognition of their contributions to he...

Local Students to Create Downtown Public Art

The Wheeling Arts & Cultural Commission received a $1,500 matching grant from the State Department of Arts, Culture and History to support student-created art in downtown Wheeling. The purpose of the pro...
Colored People a Memoir

WEEREAD: Colored People: A Memoir

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is a man known by multiple titles and accolades but is perhaps best known as a literary critic and who rediscovered early African-American novels and pushed for their inclusion in the Wes...

Warm Up With This Winter Soup Recipe

Temperatures are in the single digits and snow is on the ground, which means it’s officially soup season. I love picking up a crusty baguette from Good Mansion, some fresh greens from Public Market and calling ...

Lunch With Books Winter Program Schedule

Lunch With Books is the Ohio County Public Library's flagship program for adult patrons. These lunchtime programs feature authors, poets, musicians, historians, and more every Tuesday at noon. Bring lunch to th...

Wheeling Heritage Welcomes Five New Board Members

Wheeling Heritage is pleased to announce the appointment of five new board members and officers. Art Burnside, Doug Carl, Dean Connors, Natalie Hamilton and Nick Musgrave join the board as new members of the or...

Wheeling Heritage Names New Executive Director

Wheeling Heritage announced today that Scott Schenerlein has been named Executive Director of the nonprofit organization. He will assume the role on Dec. 13. Schenerlein previously served as the director of ...

Winter on the Plaza Returns This Week!

Santa Claus is coming to town on Nov. 17! Jolly old St. Nick will be making an appearance at Winter on the Plaza, the City’s holiday tree lighting ceremony and kick off to the Winter season. The event is s...

Annual Stifel Holiday Tea Set For Tuesday, Nov. 16

Welcome the holiday season with an afternoon tea at the historic Stifel Mansion. An annual tradition, the Stifel Holiday Tea takes place from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, November 16 at Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine ...

The Karate Kid on the Big Screen at Towngate

“The Karate Kid,” the movie that gave us “wax on, wax off,” is featured on the Towngate Theatre big screen for one night only Friday, November 12. The film is part of Towngate’s popular Dinner and A Movie serie...

Midge’s Kitchen Wins Show of Hands

After a week of online voting, Wheeling Heritage’s latest round of Show of Hands has come to a close. More than 500 votes were received during the week-long voting period, with Melissa Rebholz, owner of Midge’s...

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...