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WJU Dedicates Recital Hall

Wheeling Jesuit University has named its newly constructed recital hall in honor of two long-time University benefactors, the late Edouard and Simone Ziegler. In November, WJU President, Rev. James Fleming, ...

Annual CCHS Food Collection Saturday

It is an annual effort that teaches the student body at Central Catholic High School about serving their community while providing food for the less fortunate in the Wheeling area. Each December before the h...

Scrooge and Marley

  Charles Dickens’ beloved 1843 Christmas story will come alive this December as the West Liberty University Theatre Department presents “A Christmas Carol: Scrooge and Marley.” Curtain time is 7:30 ...

‘Show Of Hands’ Returns This Evening

The summer break for “Show of Hands” may have been extended by a month, but officials with ReInvent Wheeling are prepared for the event’s return this evening at the Wheeling Artisan Center in the downtown distr...

Symphony On Ice Returns To Wesbanco Arena

The Wheeling Symphony’s 2016 holiday spectacular “Symphony On Ice” is Tuesday, December 6th at 7 p.m. in WesBanco Arena. This community favorite is presented by Main Street Bank and Murray Energy Corporation. ...

WLU Makes a Move Downtown

West Liberty University is bringing the Hilltop to Wheeling as it seeks to assist in the downtown renaissance presently taking place. “We are pleased to support the efforts of the City of Wheeling and its le...

Santa Claus Coming To Downtown Wheeling

Shortly after Santa Claus rolls through the streets of downtown Wheeling this evening, it becomes about the pizza box. “After the parade is over and most of the people have left the downtown Wheeling area, m...

All American Evening at the WSO

  The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of conductor and music director Andre Raphel, performs music that evokes the American experience at the historic Capitol Theatre on Thursday, November ...

Sign Up for the WheelHELP! Cleanup on Saturday

Weelunk's staff has always encouraged its readers to get involved with their community, and this weekend there’s an excellent opportunity to do so. The WheelHELP! volunteer organization is hosting its first-eve...

The Weelunk Election Day Guide

Election Day is here.  If you haven't early-voted, make sure you VOTE on Tuesday! For local, real-time results coverage, Weelunk recommends coverage by West Liberty University's Channel 14, co-hosted by Howa...

The Symphony Goes Hollywood On Thursday

Join the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra on Thursday, October 20th at 7:30 p.m. in the historic Capitol Theatre for a performance of the Music of John Williams: Star Wars & More.  The WSO celebrates one of toda...

Outdoor Vendors at Centre Market on Saturday

Not only can local residents and tourists in the Wheeling area visit the Centre Market area on Saturdays for the famous Coleman’s fish sandwich or a slice of Oliver’s Pies, but now those same folks also can enj...

Weelunk Weekender: Oglebayfest

Cover Photo by Don Fennerty We hope you agree that we usually give you a good variety of what’s going on in Wheeling every weekend.  So don’t hate us for this installment, which is entirely devoted to Ogleba...

CCHS Homecoming Week Comes to a Close

Everything comes to an end with the Homecoming dance. Students gather together in their groups at Oglebay, the Waterfront, and other popular places around Wheeling where parents take pictures of their children ...

CCHS Airs Excitement Over Broadcasting Honor

“I like broadcasting because it helps me step out of my comfort zone. It also helps me with my speech and my public speaking. I am a little nervous before we get started, but once we get rolling, everything see...

CCHS Homecoming: We Are All In To Win

As author JK Rowling said, “We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.” During homecoming week, Friday is always packed with fun events for students, faculty, staff and CCHS fans. Walkin...

CCHS Homecoming: Sundaes & Saints

The mass at Wheeling Central was exceptionally special this homecoming week. There was a noticeable feeling of excitement in the air. As I looked around and saw the whole student body gathered in the great hall...

CCHS Homecoming: Tradition Builds Character

CCHS Homecoming: Past and Present Rosary Rally Builds Character, Sense of Place (Editor's note: This is a week-long series by Wheeling Central Catholic High School students chronicling the events and traditio...
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Weelunk Weekender: Rollin’ on the River

Put a hold on the Pumpkin Spice Lattes for just a bit longer. We have plenty of time for sugary coffee once the leaves get nice and crunchy.  This weekend marks the end of the summer festival season at Heritage...
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Weelunk Weekender: Rollin’ on the River

Put a hold on the Pumpkin Spice Lattes for just a bit longer. We have plenty of time for sugary coffee once the leaves get nice and crunchy.  This weekend marks the end of the summer festival season at Heritage...
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Weelunk Weekender: Rollin’ on the River

Put a hold on the Pumpkin Spice Lattes for just a bit longer. We have plenty of time for sugary coffee once the leaves get nice and crunchy.  This weekend marks the end of the summer festival season at Heritage...

Weelunk Weekender: Rollin’ on the River

Put a hold on the Pumpkin Spice Lattes for just a bit longer. We have plenty of time for sugary coffee once the leaves get nice and crunchy.  This weekend marks the end of the summer festival season at Heritage...

Towngate Stages A Full Season of Entertainment

Lineup includes Theater, Music, Film, Poetry, Impov and More!   Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theater has announced its 2016-17 season and it is being kicked off with a Season Preview Party Friday, Se...

Young Leaders Make Impact on Valley

Twenty college students spent seven weeks of their summer learning, working, earning a paycheck and developing a new view of themselves and the opportunities in the Ohio Valley.  Not a bad deal, but why did it ...