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Joe Zelek Ready to Return To JITH Stage

Plateaus. That’s how he views his career, and on Thursday, Joe Zelek will reach another after taking some time off, a few years anyway, from pushing performances so he could work on his music. In his head...

Don’t Miss the Elmhurst Shrimp Boil

What’s a traditional Louisiana-style shrimp boil doing in the heart of Appalachia, specifically Wheeling where Coleman’s Fish is the premier place to chow down on a fish dish? Well, the elegant front lawn of...

Wheeling Park Revives Drive-In Theater

It’s the word. “Grease,” that is. John Travolta as “Danny,” and Olivia Newton-John as "Sandy”? Yes, that “Grease,” and the movie will play Friday evening drive-in style beginning around 9 p.m. in the l...

Annual Good Zoo Brew On Tap Again

A variety of craft beer, fine local cuisine, first rate entertainment and some wild animals will all be a part of the 8 th annual Good Zoo Brew, slated for 7-10 p.m., Saturday, June 24 at Oglebay’s Good Zoo. ...

Wheeling Arts and Culture Fest This Weekend

The Wheeling Arts and Culture Commission in partnership with the Wheeling YWCA are excited to announce the 2017 Arts and Cultural Festival. Mark your calendars for Friday, June 16th and Saturday, June 17th from...

Communication Key During First Year

It is a public school system that begins working with children as early as age 3, and it is a district that educated a little more than 5,300 students during the recently completed academic year. Along with ...

‘Pride in Wheeling’ Effort Set for Today

New trees, painted benches, spruced up parks, and the installation of a disc golf course are all planned during the “Pride in Wheeling” community event set to take place Friday, June 2nd, at three different loc...

Big Weekend in the Big Wheel

Feature photo of Wheeling Hall of Fame inductee Bob Villamagna courtesy Oglebay Institute Wheeling is alive this weekend hosting Riverfront Movie Night, the Wheeling Feeling Chili Cookoff, (both free admissi...

Preserving History Important to Kalkreuth

Johnny Cash and Billy Joel and Willie Nelson and thousands of local residents all have graced the stage of the Capitol Theatre, and that is one of the reasons why the employees of Kalkreuth Roofing and Sheet Me...

Hear Mozart’s Requiem Today!

West Liberty University Singers will join the College Community Choir to present the classic choral work, Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart for the public’s enjoyment this May. Under the direction of WLU As...

Hope For Hines To Offer Hope For Others

There’s a big difference between living with “no evidence of disease” and enjoying remission from cancer, and that is something the Rotriga family tries to convey when they get the chance. Their son, Hines, ...

Unity Center Provides Path to Recovery

It says what it says above the main door into the Unity Center in Center Wheeling – “Leave Your Ego at the Door” – but by the time people seek the help that’s inside their self-esteem is the lowest in their liv...

Creek Floats Going Mainstream

“Staza” does the navigating, and he follows the lead as this “man-and-his-dog” partnership float their way down Big Wheeling Creek. “Water recreation is definitely an asset we have here in the Wheeling area,...

MadFest is April 7

West Liberty University’s Media Arts and Design Festival (MADFest) continues its job of inspiring creative high school students this spring with a chance to participate in a variety of media arts activities on ...

WLU’s Great Gala: A Night in Hawaii

West Liberty University and its title sponsor, WesBanco, invite guests to enjoy a Night in Hawaii this April as the Great Gala takes on a tropical theme.   Discussing plans for the Great...

Cardinals Are Sweet Sixteen

And it's on to the Cardinals first NCAA Division II Regional Final! Wheeling Jesuit put together a 24-5 run starting with 10 minutes left and surged past Shippensburg, 97-91, in the Atlantic Regional Semifinals...

There’s No Debate About 38 Straight

It was the l-o-n-g-e-s-t dinner in the history of award dinners, but at least for some the extended wait began with apple pie. And it gave each and every one of the 38 members of Wheeling Park High’s speech ...

Come One, Come All! It’s an Extravaganza

The longest running variety show of its kind in the Ohio Valley, The Linsly Extravaganza has become an annual tradition for generations of Linsly alumni, many of whom have children or grandchildren who will per...

Happy CSA Day!

Are your New Year’s resolutions already in the rearview mirror? If so, you still have time to make good on those promises! Grow Ohio Valley is pleased to join other farms around the country in celebrating the t...

Ihlenfeld Managing New Firm in Wheeling

Following his six years serving as United States Attorney for West Virginia’s Northern District, Bill Ihlenfeld has opted to continue his legal career in Wheeling as a member of Bailey & Glasser LLP. Fou...

Massive Budget Hole Faces Local Legislators

“Broke and divided.” Those three words could be how West Virginia Governor Jim Justice describes the Mountain State at this time when he offers his first State of the State Address this week, and that’s beca...

Woodsdale Students Code Robots to Victory

Pictured above Left to Right: Campbell Koegler, Alex Taylor, Grant Kenamond, Kathryn Prather, Max Hill Four of these five fifth graders prefer C3PO over R2D2, and they know more than most do about robots. ...

Ohio Valley Native Survives Mexico Shooting

It was a rare moment when they weren’t together during this trip to Mexico or any other the couple has made in the last year, but there was Bria Didszun, just coming out of the ladies room at the Blue Parrot Cl...

“Lunch With Books” Is Back in 2017

The Ohio County Public Library invites you to "Lunch With Books" this winter. Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at noon, Lunch With Books: The Color of Sundays Sportswriter Andrew Conte be at Lunch With Books at th...

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 ...

We Need You for the Winter Freeze Shelter

Feature Photo by Rebecaa Kiger A community project that serves homeless adults needs your help. The Winter Freeze Shelter uses volunteers to assist shelter supervisors overnight. Volunteers arrive at...
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