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Dancers

Gear Up For Wheeling’s Grecian Festival

Summer is festival season in Wheeling, and this week organizers from St. John the Divine Greek Orthodox Church are gearing up for their annual four-day Grecian Festival from July 28-31. After canceling last yea...
Walking Trail

Sights From the Wheeling Heritage Trail

One of Wheeling’s greatest assets is the Wheeling Heritage Trail. Whether you are getting your heart rate up on a long run, taking a leisurely stroll, or commuting by bike on foot, the trail provides access to ...
Bird Drawing

The Backyard Birds of Wheeling

Summer is in full-swing here in the Northern Panhandle, which means that wildlife are filling our trees, backyards, feeders, parks, and more. Over the last year, a lot of people have taken time to slow down and...
Library

Bug Out at the Ohio County Public Library!

If you’ve been following along with the Ohio County Public Library’s latest programming, then you already know it’s been the summer of bugs! Between the library’s People’s University series focusing on bugs and...
Juneteenth

Celebrate Juneteenth Across the Ohio Valley

Editor's Note: Since publication, legislation was passed to establish Juneteenth as a federal holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. The bill was signed at 3:30 p.m. on June 17, 2021.&n...
Cicadas

Will Wheeling See Cicadas This Summer?

In the coming weeks, billions of cicadas will emerge from the ground in search of a mate. It’s expected to be the biggest buzzy brood to emerge since 2004. If you aren’t a fan of these unique insects, then you ...
Ramps

Spring is Ramp Season in Wheeling

For most people, the first signs of spring are birds chirping and flowers blooming. But in West Virginia, we know that spring has sprung when the ramps are ripe for harvesting. What is a ramp, you ask? Ramps ar...
Dyed Eggs

Try These Naturally-Dyed Easter Eggs

Like many traditions we grow up with, we often keep them going every year without stopping to ask “why do we do this?” Decorating Easter eggs is one of those traditions for me. I look forward to decorating eggs...
Mushroom Comic

COMIC: So You Want to Go Mushroom Foraging?

If you like spending time outdoors and eating local foods, then mushroom foraging might be the perfect springtime activity for you! Spending a day out in the woods searching for wild mushrooms can feel like an ...
Beer Road Trip

WV Beer Road Trip: North Central WV

The Allegheny Mountains and river country of north central West Virginia is arguably the state’s best local beer region. What better way for a beer lover to spend a spring or summer weekend than visiting it. Th...
Consignment

Wheeling’s Consignment Shops Inspire

Discovering the perfect, vintage designer handbag. Finally getting your hands on a gorgeous two-seater sofa to complete your living room. It’s the thrill of finding that one-of-a-kind item or scoring a killer d...
Wings

Wheeling Health Right – Just Wing It

During the last year, hardly any small business or organization has been spared from the effects of COVID-19. Non-profit organizations that rely on in-person events as fundraisers have been hit particularly har...
Henry podcast behind the scenes

Weelunk’s Favorite WV Podcasts

Whether you want to learn about history, indulge in true crime stories, or hear what your favorite local entertainers have been up to, there's a podcast for it! With many of us spending more time at home this y...