Lifestyles

WEEREAD: The Marrowbone Marble Company

On all accounts, protagonist Loyal Ledford seems to be a typical American man: The Marrowbone Marble Company opens on an eighteen-year-old Ledford working for the Mann Glass Company while taking classes at Mars...

The Mystery of Wheeling’s Gambrinus Club

Looking through the Ohio County Public Library’s Flickr page is a treat. There are photographs from nearly every era of Wheeling’s history and range from family snapshots to professional portraits to after-disa...

From Abandoned Baby in Wheeling to Hollywood Hills

“Tally Ho Baby” was the name the local media gave to an unidentified, 10-day-old, baby girl found in a cardboard box inside the front door of the Tally Ho Apartment Building on National Road in Wheeling many ye...

WEEREAD: The Midwife’s Tale

From the midwives and medicine women of yesteryear to today’s frontline healthcare workers, women have provided care and healing for as long as humankind has existed. In recognition of their contributions to he...

Local Students to Create Downtown Public Art

The Wheeling Arts & Cultural Commission received a $1,500 matching grant from the State Department of Arts, Culture and History to support student-created art in downtown Wheeling. The purpose of the pro...

Songs About Wheeling: Part 2

Wheeling has long been a place with a lot going on. Rivers, roads, and railways have allowed folks to both breeze into town as well as venture away with ease. Some songs about West Virginia are well known (look...

Show Buildings Some Love with Volunteer Wheeling

If you take a walk through Downtown Wheeling - what places stick out most in your mind? Is it the Capitol Theatre that hosts several Broadways shows and is home to the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra? Perhaps it’s ...

COMIC: Self-Care In The New Year

The start of a new year often comes with lofty goals to overhaul our routine and implement new healthy habits - with health and self-improvement ranking at the top of the list. While there's nothing wrong with ...

Warm Up With This Winter Soup Recipe

Temperatures are in the single digits and snow is on the ground, which means it’s officially soup season. I love picking up a crusty baguette from Good Mansion, some fresh greens from Public Market and calling ...