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Mountaineers are Always Free

WEEREAD: Mountaineers are Always Free

On Sunday, June 20, West Virginia will celebrate the anniversary of its statehood. With its official motto “Montani Semper Liberi” (“Mountaineers are Always Free”), it’s little surprise that the Mountaineer was...
Juneteenth

Celebrate Juneteenth Across the Ohio Valley

Editor's Note: Since publication, legislation was passed to establish Juneteenth as a federal holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. The bill was signed at 3:30 p.m. on June 17, 2021.&n...
Hippie Homesteaders

WEEREAD: Hippie Homesteaders

A writer and sculptor born in Huntington, Carter Taylor Seaton has long been a part of the arts and crafts movement in West Virginia. In 2016, Seaton was presented the Lifetime Achievement Award by the West Vir...
Doughboy monument

Rededication of the Wheeling Doughboy Monument

The rededication of Wheeling's "Spirit of the American Doughboy" monument will take place on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, 2021 at 2 pm at Wheeling Park. The ceremony, which will be conducted by Wheeling's Amer...
Boutique

YWCA Takes Boutique to the Streets on May 22

WHEELING, W.Va. – May 13, 2021 – YWCA Wheeling’s Y Not Repeat Boutique is holding a sidewalk sale on May 22, 2021, in front of the YWCA building at 1100 Chapline Street. The sidewalk sale features great pric...
Sam and Della

Wheeling’s Real Life M*A*S*H Couple

While many people have undoubtedly watched the wildly popular 70s sitcom, M*A*S*H, most probably don’t realize that Wheeling has its own real-life MASH couple—Sam and Della Nazzaro. Sam Nazzaro and Domenica “De...
WPHS

WPHS Students Share Their Definitions of Home

If you read our previous article, “A Love Letter to Wheeling, My Home” by Michael Romick, then you know he spends a great deal of time discussing the elusive and evolving definition of “home” with his students ...
Romick Holiday Trip

A Love Letter to Wheeling, My Home

It is a foggy Friday morning as I prepare to teach one of my favorite lessons to my eleventh-grade students at Wheeling Park High School. It is a lesson exploring the meaning and many definitions of home. We ex...
Bike Share

City of Wheeling’s Bike Share Ready for Riders

WHEELING, W.VA. – With the onset of spring and warmer temperatures, the City of Wheeling’s bike share program is ready for riders. Through a partnership with The Health Plan, the bike share program launched ...
Nurses

Solving History’s Mysteries: Nurses Edition

Do you recognize any of these people? These are all historic photos of Wheeling people, places, and things that need to be identified. Weelunk, Archiving Wheeling, and the Ohio County Public Library Archives ha...