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Relay For Life Relentless In Battling Cancer

There’s that moment, the one all fear and never wish to experience, and it’s always followed by the question, “Am I going to die?” Millions across the world, unfortunately, have confronted such moments and t...

Celebrate Youth Festival a YSS Tradition

For the eighth consecutive year Youth Services System will collect more than 60 local businesses and service organizations this Thursday under one roof for the annual Celebrate Youth Festival at the Wheeling Pa...
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Weelunk Weekender

Yes! It's gonna a be a hot one.  It wouldn't be Italian Festival without a lot of humidity and a little bit of rain, or is it a lot of rain and a little bit of humidity?  Either way there is plenty going on thi...

Weelunk Weekender

Yes! It's gonna a be a hot one.  It wouldn't be Italian Festival without a lot of humidity and a little bit of rain, or is it a lot of rain and a little bit of humidity?  Either way there is plenty going on thi...
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Weelunk Weekender

Yes! It's gonna a be a hot one.  It wouldn't be Italian Festival without a lot of humidity and a little bit of rain, or is it a lot of rain and a little bit of humidity?  Either way there is plenty going on thi...
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Weelunk Weekender

Yes! It's gonna a be a hot one.  It wouldn't be Italian Festival without a lot of humidity and a little bit of rain, or is it a lot of rain and a little bit of humidity?  Either way there is plenty going on thi...

Weelunk Weekender

During mid-July in the Ohio Valley, the area is swarmed with talk about Jamboree in the Hills. It is one of the biggest and most respected country music events in the nation. However, it is not for everyone. If...

Challenge Wheeling 2016

Saturday, June 18th was the annual Challenge Wheeling scavenger run to benefit Youth Services System. The weather was hot, and the sun's rays reflected from the Wesbanco building gave the event's 14th St headqu...

Join Us July 1

A special message from the Wheeling Mayor-Elect: In recent weeks I’ve found my schedule being conducted at a faster pace than during the campaign itself. During this period, I have worked with all incoming C...

Good Zoo Brewing Some Saturday Suds

Fans of craft brews have the chance to attend the 7th annual Good Zoo Brew this Saturday at Oglebay Resort & Conference Center and visit nine different tasting stations that will feature beers produced thro...

Challenge Wheeling Race Set For Saturday

For a third consecutive June, people of all ages, shapes, and sizes will trek their way to 11 different destinations while competing in the annual Challenge Wheeling event scheduled for this Saturday in downtow...

Weelunk Weekender

The Weekender is back and ready to help formulate weekend plans for the entire summer - 'cause there's just too much to do in Wheeling, W.Va. this year.   Ezra John and the 1st Second Friday 8pm ...

ECHL Hockey Legend’s Cup Is Overflowing

He admits it. He told a little fib during his very first hockey tryout. Patrick Kelly grew up in a small town in Ontario, and in 1948 the local fire department had placed an ad in the newspaper about the try...

Get the Wheeling Feeling at Chili Cook-Off

With beans or without beans? Red or green? Those are a couple of the decisions that competitors and patrons will need to make when the 15th Annual Wheeling-Feeling Chili Cook-off returns to the downtown d...

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...

Wheeling Symphony Announces 2016-2017 Season

Wheeling Symphony and Music Director Andre Raphel announce the 2016-2017 Season: Experience Live Music – Bridging Generations The 87th anniversary season of the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra (WSO) is filled wi...

In Pictures: ShakesBeer In The Park

One of the largest events in the month-long celebration of Shakespeare's First Folio visit to Wheeling took place Saturday night in the slightly muddy but very English stage area of the Anne Kuchinka Amphitheat...

Capes and Tiaras Wins Pitch Contest

West Liberty University’s seventh Entrepreneur Pitch Contest resulted in a winning new business, Capes and Tiaras, taking home a prize of $2,500. Capes and Tiaras was pitched by Tricia Goode and Jod...

A Broken PROMISE

The PROMISE Scholarship is a $4,750 scholarship awarded to West Virginia graduating seniors who maintain at least a 3.0 grade point average and earn an ACT 22 composite score with a minimum of 20 in English, ma...

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: 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: 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...

Special Olympics Set at WJU

More than 100 local athletes will compete in running, walking, track and field, swimming, and bocce at the West Virginia Area I Special Olympics – an event held at Wheeling Jesuit University for the last 16 yea...

Moundsville Adds Three New Attractions

In spite of all the snow and chilly weather, spring has sprung in Moundsville and we are embracing the spirit of growth with three new upcoming attractions. Grand Vue Park, the Former West Virginia Penitent...

WJU’s Research Symposium Set for April

Wheeling Jesuit University’s annual Research & Scholarship Symposium, set for Tuesday, April 12, will showcase the scholarly work of hundreds of current students and welcome alumnus Levi Morris as its keyno...

Relay for Life Comes to Hilltop

Relay for Life comes to the Hilltop as West Liberty University’s sorority Beta Rho Epsilon (BPE) organizes its second annual Relay for Life from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Saturday, April 9, 2016 in the Academic, Sports...

Huntiful is Born

Weelunk.com launched Nov. 1 2014, and on July 1 2015 her first baby sister was born: Elkinite.com in BEAUTIFUL Elkins, W. Va and in November we welcomed Miburg.com in WONDERFUL Martinsburg, W. Va. Today we a...

Weelunk Weekender

The first First Friday of Spring and several Oglebay Institute events highlight a great weekend to Do Something in Wheeling, West Virginia.   62nd Annual Antiques Show and Sale All Weekend Read...

Mimes Are Coming!

Magic Circle Mime Company Returns to Educate & Entertain During WSO’s Young People’s Concert Tour The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra (WSO) is excited to continue its annual Young People’s Concert (YPC) Tour...
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