Community

Wheeling Heritage Releases Housing Survey Results

The results are in - Downtown Wheeling is the place to live! That’s according to the results collected through Wheeling Heritage’s recent housing survey. The Wheeling Live It Up! Survey was initiated in Octo...
Centre Market

Weelunk’s Ultimate Guide for Shopping Small

Updated 11/23/2021 With the holiday shopping season upon us, it’s a great time to support locally-owned businesses by shopping small. While many of us are aware of Small Business Saturday, we should think of...

A Doggone Good Boy Helps Locals Heal

What is more comforting than the affection of a four-legged friend? There probably isn’t much. That’s why the Ohio Valley Wellness Coalition (OVWC) came up with the idea to foster a comfort pup for the Ohio Cou...

Wheeling Heritage Names New Executive Director

Wheeling Heritage announced today that Scott Schenerlein has been named Executive Director of the nonprofit organization. He will assume the role on Dec. 13. Schenerlein previously served as the director of ...

Why Wheeling: Isaiah Alford

Isaiah Alford, artist name “Keez,” has come straight from his day gig at the McClure Hotel with L&L Painting to meet me for an interview at Mugshots cafe. He apologizes for his appearance but is a good spor...

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 ...
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...