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Chill Out With Summer EVENTS

OMMMMMM … • Need an infusion of chill in your life? Join Generation Wheeling, in partnership with Wheeling Parks and Recreation, for a free Outdoor Yoga Series at Market Plaza. Generation Wheeling member Betsy...
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Eat, Explore, Listen, Learn at Area EVENTS

CROSSCURRENTS OPENS Oglebay Institute’s annual Crosscurrents exhibition will take place again this year at its Stifel Fine Arts Center. While no opening night reception will be held because of the COVID-19 cri...
Father's Day

Treat Dad to a Variety of Area EVENTS

CELEBRATE DAD Oglebay will host a Father’s Day Celebration from Friday, June 19, through Sunday, June 21, that will include fireworks on June 20, a silly Dad’s Belly Flop Competition and a variety of other act...
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Art in the Time of Coronavirus

Whether their work documents the period or adds commentary or levity, five Wheeling artists who are creating art throughout this COVID-19 time report the same ends to their artistic means. Peace. Artists ...
Events

EVENTS: Music, Art, and Warm Weather

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY! The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra will end its season virtually with A Night With the WSO – a 90th Anniversary Virtual Concert and Fundraiser, featuring Music Director John Devlin, musicians o...
Quarantine Comics Series: Original Cartoons About COVID Pandemic

Quarantine Comics and Cartoons

At Weelunk, we’re all about keeping you connected to your community. Since that looks a little different right now, we’re bringing you ways to engage while staying safe and healthy. We hope Weelunk ca...
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Victory Gardens: Then and Now

There’s nothing new about the idea of victory gardens in the United States. Since World War I, Americans have taken it upon themselves during times of crisis to manage their own food supply. This monumental eff...
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COVID Reopening a Tricky Business

As West Virginia reopens from a COVID-19 shutdown that began in mid-March, three area businesses gave Weelunk a peek at their alternately perplexing and feisty path back. A quick look: Flipping the door sign...
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Wheeling Heritage Seeking Community Response to COVID-19

Wheeling Heritage is asking members of the community to share their experiences they’ve had during the COVID-19 pandemic. The organization is asking anyone interested in sharing their story to visit wheelingheritage.org/covid-19 and submit text, audio, video or images.
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Polio Survivor Recalls Earlier Pandemic Era

Today, it’s easy enough for Wheeling residents to check the day’s infection and death tallies for COVID-19, the pandemic of the day. The counts are in the local newspaper. They can be found on the internet. Sho...
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WHAT WEE ARE READING

Some of us have more downtime now than we did before we began to shelter in place during the pandemic. What better time than now to catch up on those books in the “to-read” pile next to your bed! Here are some ...
Mothers Day

EVENTS To Help Celebrate Mom

DINNER FOR MOM Is Mom tired of cooking every day during these long weeks of shelter-at-home time? Get her take-out (or delivery) this weekend in celebration of Mother’s Day at one of many area restaurants: Han...
Events

I Spy Art, Poetry, Magic and Music EVENTS

WELL-VERSED Join Oglebay Institute’s The Prosers for a special at-home presentation of original spoken word, Poems For Quarantine 2020. At 8 p.m., Friday, May 1, the poets will go LIVE on Facebook, each sharin...
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Emergency Impact Fund Grants Announced

In just three short weeks, CFOV's Emergency Impact Fund has provided grants totaling $97,373 to area nonprofits! The fund, created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, provides flexible operating grants to ...
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Not Her First Quarantine

This is not my first quarantine.  In the sweltering August heat of 1979, my family and I, along with our entire trailer park neighborhood in Moundsville, were on lockdown for two weeks. Although 14 days...
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Eloped! COVID-19 Bride, WWII Bride Can Relate

At Weelunk, we’re all about keeping you connected to your community. Because that looks a little different right now, we’re bringing you ways to engage while staying safe and healthy. We hope Weelunk can contin...
Events

EVENTS: Take a Hike, Take a Quiz, Plant a Tree

At Weelunk, we’re all about keeping you connected to your community. Because that looks a little different right now, we’re bringing you ways to engage while staying safe and healthy. We hope Weelunk can contin...
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Plant a Tree for Earth Day

The WVU Extension Service of Ohio County and Wheeling’s Parks and Recreation Department invite the public to celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day by planting over 100 trees throughout the City of Wheeling. This...