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Bird Drawing

The Backyard Birds of Wheeling

Originally published July 16, 2021 Spring is in full-swing here in the Northern Panhandle, which means that wildlife are filling our trees, backyards, feeders, parks, and more. Throughout the pandemic, a lot...

Local Students to Create Downtown Public Art

The Wheeling Arts & Cultural Commission received a $1,500 matching grant from the State Department of Arts, Culture and History to support student-created art in downtown Wheeling. The purpose of the pro...

Send Your Sweetheart An Old-Fashioned Valentine

With Valentine’s Day just five days away, you’ve likely already secured a special gift for your sweetheart - but have you thought about how you might deliver that gift? The folks at West Virginia Independence H...
Lincoln School

Kicking Off Black History Month

Black History Month was created by the famous African American historian, Carter G. Woodson, in 1926. Originally known as “Negro History Month,” it was a response to what Woodson saw as a disturbing lack of Bla...

Show Buildings Some Love with Volunteer Wheeling

If you take a walk through Downtown Wheeling - what places stick out most in your mind? Is it the Capitol Theatre that hosts several Broadways shows and is home to the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra? Perhaps it’s ...

Warm Up With This Winter Soup Recipe

Temperatures are in the single digits and snow is on the ground, which means it’s officially soup season. I love picking up a crusty baguette from Good Mansion, some fresh greens from Public Market and calling ...

This Popular Sport is Taking Wheeling by Storm

As folks from across the Ohio Valley hit gyms en masse in an effort to kickstart new healthy habits in the new year, there is one activity they may want to consider: pickleball, the fastest growing sport in Ame...

Lunch With Books Winter Program Schedule

Lunch With Books is the Ohio County Public Library's flagship program for adult patrons. These lunchtime programs feature authors, poets, musicians, historians, and more every Tuesday at noon. Bring lunch to th...

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...

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...