Local Families Offered Second Chance

Too many children do not have access to an internet-capable computer at home in the Upper Ohio Valley region, but one Wheeling couple hopes to change that reality for families without the means to purchase the ...

In Pictures: McMechen, Still

It's been more than a week since 5.2 inches of rain fell on McMechen, a community that is terraced in a way that the muddy paths of flood-water flow are still very visible all the way down to the highway. Volun...

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...

Plant A Seed With Grow Ohio Valley

Greetings and Happy Holidays! As our third year draws to a close, more than ever we affirm our love of Wheeling; for where it has been, but more so for what it is becoming. It’s entirely gratifying to know o...

YSS Sleepout Raises Funds for Homeless Youth

They sleep on couches, one after another, or they crash at night in a car that’s often hidden away in plain sight throughout the Wheeling area. They are homeless, these children, for a plethora of different ...
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A Look Back at the Dragon Boats

On Saturday August 27th, 2016 King's Daughters Child Care Center in Wheeling hosted the Second Annual Dragon Boat Races. Here is a look back. Follow King's Daughters on Facebook. Photos by Jeremy Morr...
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A Look Back at the Dragon Boats

On Saturday August 27th, 2016 King's Daughters Child Care Center in Wheeling hosted the Second Annual Dragon Boat Races. Here is a look back. Follow King's Daughters on Facebook. Photos by Jeremy Morr...

A Look Back at the Dragon Boats

On Saturday August 27th, 2016 King's Daughters Child Care Center in Wheeling hosted the Second Annual Dragon Boat Races. Here is a look back. Follow King's Daughters on Facebook. Photos by Jeremy Morr...
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A Look Back at the Dragon Boats

On Saturday August 27th, 2016 King's Daughters Child Care Center in Wheeling hosted the Second Annual Dragon Boat Races. Here is a look back. Follow King's Daughters on Facebook. Photos by Jeremy Morr...

OV Jaycees Celebrating 35th Anniversary

One community-minded organization in the Upper Ohio Valley is currently celebrating its 35th anniversary and will stage a number of events in the coming months. The Ohio Valley Jaycees was founded in 1981 by...

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...

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...

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...

“Hoorah for Heroes” A Team Challenge

It’s not the kind of exercise for someone who runs the Saturday morning 5-K or treks to the gym for that cardio workout, and that’s because it’s about moving tires, climbing hills clutching a support rope, and ...

United Way Event Set for March 11th

Officials of the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley are now in the final planning stages for this year’s “Night at the Races” at Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack. The annual event, one of two big fund...

YWCA Needs Your Help

YWCA Wheeling has been on a mission since 1906 to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. The YW will hold a High Tea & Fashion Sale this weekend on Mar...

Wheeling Lives Up To Its Name

  No one can doubt that Wheeling lives up to its name - The Friendly City. You witness this every day. People exchanging hellos, courtesies extended to lend a hand; hold doors open and allow other to go...

YSS: What’s Love Got To Do With It?

In 1984, when Tina Turner belted out the lyrics, “What’s love got to do, got to do with it”, she wryly depicted love as a “Second Hand Emotion,” but there is nothing second-hand about the expressions of love in...

CCHS Food Drive Almost In The Bag

Connecting community and service is an imperative mission inside Wheeling Central Catholic High School, but this weekend it will extend far beyond those walls and to many Friendly City neighborhoods. For the...

Local Veterans Honored with Stobbs Race

An NFL game was on the tube, and Hugh Stobbs was planted in his living room Lazy Boy dozing in and out of consciousness. And then the boss beckoned. “My wife, Lois, said, ‘Why don’t you got off your butt ...

Volunteer for CASA and Change a Child’s Life

It is only natural that one’s time, especially in this fast paced multitasking society of today, is very preciously spent. We have to prioritize and decide what matters most in hierarchical fashion both what we...

The Making Of An Unlikely Hero

Mike Anderson didn’t know what to do after graduating from John Marshall High School, and that wasn’t the school’s fault or his parents fault’ or his friends’ fault. “Naw,” Anderson admitted. “It was my own ...