Community

Online Show of Hands Voting Begins Today!

Starting today through Oct. 31, four local entrepreneurs are depending on the community to participate in Wheeling Heritage’s Virtual Show of Hands crowdfunding event. In lieu of an in-person event, Wheeling He...

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...
Paw Paw

Paw Paw Season in West Virginia

“Now when you pick a paw paw or a prickly pear and you pick a raw paw, next time beware.” - The Jungle Book, 1967. As a late-70’s baby and child of the 80’s, I had only ever heard of a paw paw in the animate...

Plan a Perfect Summer Picnic in Wheeling

There is something so special about eating a meal outside on a perfect summer day, and there is no shortage of beautiful places in Wheeling to do just that. A quaint afternoon spent alongside Big Wheeling Creek...
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...