Mt Wood

13 Things to do on Friday the 13th

Halloween may be over, but there’s still time to get your spook on the last Friday the 13th of 2020! Check out these interesting and chilling things to do in the Wheeling area today… Tour Wheeling’s Many C...
Spooky Stories

Ghostly Campfire Tales for Halloween

For thousands of years, storytelling has played an integral role in connecting one another and building communities. We engage in storytelling all the time, whether it be at work, through social media, or while...
Flatwoods

Myth or Legend: Wheeling’s Flatwoods Monster

On a September night in 1952, Kathleen May found herself in an odd situation. After hearing a fanciful story from her children, she found herself navigating through the West Virginia woods by flashlight. They s...
Wheeling Pumpkins

Carve a Wheeling-Themed Pumpkin

The leaves are changing and there’s a crisp chill in the air - which means that Halloween is right around the corner! With many of us avoiding crowds and taking extra safety precautions amidst the coronavirus, ...

To All the Halloween Babies Like Me

At 6:01 a.m. on Oct. 31, 1973, little old me came screechin’ and bawlin’ into this world. Yes, I am a Halloween baby and that fact — one of the only sure things I know — has shaped my life in interesting ways. ...

Scenes From Boo At the Zoo

Boo At The Zoo has had some incredibly nice weather this year, but some dreariness as well. Whatever your preference for Halloween spookiness, hopefully you already took the kids through. If not, tonight (Sunda...

Wheeling Area Hauntings – Part 2

All the haunts in the Upper Ohio Valley have not been as pleasant as they seem to have been at the Capitol Theatre, where spirits have remained, some say, and not all have been described as demonic as many of t...

Wheeling Area Hauntings – Part 1

(Editor’s Note: This is the first story of a two-part series concentrating on the known haunts in the Wheeling area and what has been proven about those legends about ghost and goblins.) Many tales have circ...