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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...

This Local Farm is Rooted in Sweet History

Nestled away in the rolling hills of Wellsburg’s countryside sits Family Roots Farm, a 250-year-old homestead that specializes in sweets.  Homesteaded by Henry Hervey in the 1770s, the Brooke County farm h...

Hip Hop: A Black Tie Affair Returns Feb. 25

The YWCA Wheeling and Wheeling Heritage present Hip Hop: A Black Tie  Affair on February 25, at the Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, Wheeling. This even will celebrate the art form of hip-hop and...
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Marvelous Maps of Wheeling

Originally published Sept. 8.,2021 Can you find the coolest/weirdest/strangest detail on a map? Hint: You have to look closely...it’s all in the details. A map’s secrets depend on when the map was drawn, ...

Where to Celebrate MLK Day in the Wheeling Area

Folks from across the Ohio Valley will come together to pay tribute to the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. over the next several days. There will be a variety of ceremonies, marches, and ...

Why Wheeling: The McGregor Sisters

I asked the McGregor sisters what they would tell someone considering a move to Wheeling.  They simultaneously answered, “do it!” Sisters Ellery and Madolyn Mcgregor, 25 and 27, both originally from Pas...

Avoid a Holiday FOG (Fat, Oil and Grease) Clog

With the holidays upon us, City of Wheeling officials want to remind residents that the proper disposal of fats, oil and grease (FOG) typical with cooking can cut down on or alleviate the chance of home plumbin...

Five Ways to Celebrate Hannukah This Year

We are in the midst of Hannukah, folks! This means enjoying time with family, being thankful for all that we have and celebrating the Jewish faith. Hannukah is one of many Jewish holidays during which a cand...

New Management, Same Vibe at The Public Market

It's been more than three years since The Public Market first opened its doors in Downtown Wheeling. Since then, the market has been bridging the gap between community and local, healthy and natural foods. This...

The West Virginia Pepperoni Roll

You might recall pepperoni roll day at school. It was the one time everyone ate hot lunch because the pepperoni rolls were too good to pass up. Or, maybe you sold pepperoni rolls as a fundraiser for a spor...
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Weelunk’s Ultimate Guide for Shopping Small

Updated 11/21/2022 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...