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Suspended Aggravation

SUSPENDED AGGRAVATION: Chapter 23

Editor's note: Suspended Aggravation is an original, Wheeling-centric novel by Nora Edinger and is published exclusively through Weelunk. While some of the places mentioned in Suspended Aggravation are real (or...
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Time Travel From Home With Historic Postcards

Summer usually means beach vacations and traveling to exciting new destinations. This year, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, travel has been drastically affected. While it may not be advisable to fly off to far-away...
Suspended Aggravation

SUSPENDED AGGRAVATION: Chapter 22

Editor's note: Suspended Aggravation is an original, Wheeling-centric novel by Nora Edinger and is published exclusively through Weelunk. While some of the places mentioned in Suspended Aggravation are real (or...
Spaghetti

Eat, Explore, Listen, Learn at Area EVENTS

CROSSCURRENTS OPENS Oglebay Institute’s annual Crosscurrents exhibition will take place again this year at its Stifel Fine Arts Center. While no opening night reception will be held because of the COVID-19 cri...
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The Refreshing French 75: Best of Both Worlds

Summertime is finally here, and with it brings lemonade on the back porch or maybe a nice gin and tonic. But what if you could have the best of both worlds? Well, my friends, you can. And it’s called the French...
Suspended Aggravation

SUSPENDED AGGRAVATION: Chapter 21

Editor's note: Suspended Aggravation is an original, Wheeling-centric novel by Nora Edinger and is published exclusively through Weelunk. While some of the places mentioned in Suspended Aggravation are real (or...
Masks

Pandemic Mask Battle Is Nothing New

West Virginians slipping out of COVID-19 exile are ripping a page out of history concerning face coverings. During the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic, people resisted wearing masks in public, which prompted many ...
Father's Day

Treat Dad to a Variety of Area EVENTS

CELEBRATE DAD Oglebay will host a Father’s Day Celebration from Friday, June 19, through Sunday, June 21, that will include fireworks on June 20, a silly Dad’s Belly Flop Competition and a variety of other act...
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Art in the Time of Coronavirus

Whether their work documents the period or adds commentary or levity, five Wheeling artists who are creating art throughout this COVID-19 time report the same ends to their artistic means. Peace. Artists ...
Suspended Aggravation

SUSPENDED AGGRAVATION: Chapter 20

Editor's note: Suspended Aggravation is an original, Wheeling-centric novel by Nora Edinger and is published exclusively through Weelunk. While some of the places mentioned in Suspended Aggravation are real (or...
Wheeling Aerial

Support Black-Owned Businesses in the Wheeling Area

As our community continues to support our Black neighbors by condemning institutional racism and advocating for positive change, many wonder how they can do more. One way is to support small businesses owned by persons of color. Weelunk has compiled a list of Black-owned businesses ranging from hair salons to construction companies that you can support in the Wheeling area.
Suspended Aggravation

SUSPENDED AGGRAVATION: Chapter 19

Editor's note: Suspended Aggravation is an original, Wheeling-centric novel by Nora Edinger and is published exclusively through Weelunk. While some of the places mentioned in Suspended Aggravation are real (or...

We Wish You a ’70s Christmas

Editor’s note: This week, Weelunk will pause our normally scheduled programming to highlight stories that feature Black narratives. We have chosen to take this time to amplify those voices that are so often sil...
OV Hip Hop

Getting to Know the OV Hip-Hop Scene

Editor’s note: This week, Weelunk will pause our normally scheduled programming to highlight stories that feature Black narratives. We have chosen to take this time to amplify those voices that are so often sil...
Blackout Tuesday

Blackout Tuesday

Weelunk was formed around a central tenet: “Do Something.” Right now, what we are doing is standing in solidarity with those working to combat inequality and institutionalized racism, and unequivocally condemni...
Suspended Aggravation

SUSPENDED AGGRAVATION: Chapter 18

Editor's note: Suspended Aggravation is an original, Wheeling-centric novel by Nora Edinger and is published exclusively through Weelunk. While some of the places mentioned in Suspended Aggravation are real (or...
Rocket Boys

WEELUNK BOOK REVIEW: Rocket Boys

Sixty-odd years ago, no one expected kids from Coalwood, West Virginia, to be whip-smart. Coalwood produced football stars and coal miners, not rocket scientists. “Rocket Boys” is the story of how the book’s au...
Events

EVENTS: Music, Art, and Warm Weather

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY! The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra will end its season virtually with A Night With the WSO – a 90th Anniversary Virtual Concert and Fundraiser, featuring Music Director John Devlin, musicians o...