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Online Show of Hands Voting Begins Today!

Starting today through Oct. 31, four local entrepreneurs are depending on the community to participate in Wheeling Heritage’s Virtual Show of Hands crowdfunding event. In lieu of an in-person event, Wheeling He...

Crazy 8s Improv Troupe Performs at Towngate Theatre

In addition to a full season of community theater and children's theater, Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre hosts a variety of performing arts programs. Two very talented improvisation groups call Towngate T...

WEEREAD: Monsters in Appalachia

With compelling prose and an ear for Appalachian dialects, author Sheryl Monks’ Monsters in Appalachia chronicles monsters ranging from hellish beasts to everyday evils in this collection of fifteen short stori...

Fall In Love With These Homes For Sale In Wheeling

Even as the leaves are falling, great new listings are still out there in a variety of Wheeling neighborhoods! In fact, early fall can be the perfect time to consider buying a new home. Why is this? Many famili...

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Gateway Park

Officials from the City of Wheeling joined representatives of the Fitzsimmons Foundation Thursday morning for a groundbreaking ceremony for Gateway Park. Intended to celebrate the history of the Wheeling Suspen...

A Brief History of the Wheeling Female College

The sudden closure of Ohio Valley Medical Center in 2019 came as a shock to the community. Employees scrambled to find new jobs, patients sought new doctors, and the Ohio County Library and OVMC Alumni associat...
Paw Paw

Paw Paw Season in West Virginia

“Now when you pick a paw paw or a prickly pear and you pick a raw paw, next time beware.” - The Jungle Book, 1967. As a late-70’s baby and child of the 80’s, I had only ever heard of a paw paw in the animate...
Elisa Kohanski

WSO on the Go Yoga is Back by Popular Demand

Wheeling Symphony Orchestra (WSO) announces that WSO on the GO Yoga is back, this time featuring WSO Principal Cellist Elisa Kohanski who will provide musical accompaniment to Jill Kloss Spangler’s certified yo...
Why Wheeling

Why Wheeling: Ally Colina

In today's market, it may seem harder than ever to buy a home. With soaring prices, stringent loan requirements, and a nationwide housing shortage some people give up before they begin. But not all housing mark...
Clientele

Clientele Art Studio Celebrates Opening Weekend

Clientele Art Studio of East Wheeling is opening its doors for regular business hours starting Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. The art studio used the pandemic to transform the space from an events-based gallery to a s...
Map

Marvelous Maps of Wheeling

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, who made the map, and why the map was ...