Lifestyles

This Popular Sport is Taking Wheeling by Storm

As folks from across the Ohio Valley hit gyms en masse in an effort to kickstart new healthy habits in the new year, there is one activity they may want to consider: pickleball, the fastest growing sport in Ame...

Lunch With Books Winter Program Schedule

Lunch With Books is the Ohio County Public Library's flagship program for adult patrons. These lunchtime programs feature authors, poets, musicians, historians, and more every Tuesday at noon. Bring lunch to th...

Have You Heard These 10 Songs About Wheeling?

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...

A Doggone Good Boy Helps Locals Heal

What is more comforting than the affection of a four-legged friend? There probably isn’t much. That’s why the Ohio Valley Wellness Coalition (OVWC) came up with the idea to foster a comfort pup for the Ohio Cou...

Annual Stifel Holiday Tea Set For Tuesday, Nov. 16

Welcome the holiday season with an afternoon tea at the historic Stifel Mansion. An annual tradition, the Stifel Holiday Tea takes place from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, November 16 at Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine ...

Midge’s Kitchen Wins Show of Hands

After a week of online voting, Wheeling Heritage’s latest round of Show of Hands has come to a close. More than 500 votes were received during the week-long voting period, with Melissa Rebholz, owner of Midge’s...

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...
Oliver's Pies

Oliver’s Pies Voted Best Pie in West Virginia

Whether you are celebrating a special occasion, or just in the mood for a sweet treat, Wheelingites know that Oliver’s Pies is the place to go. Now, thanks to Yelp and USA Today, Oliver’s Pies has earned the ti...
Apples

Apple Season in West Virginia

We’ve slowly transitioned into the apple season here in West Virginia as the popular fall storage fruit steals the spotlight from summer berries and sustains our sweet tooth through the cold winter months. A...
Mental Health

Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Has this year felt as long to you as it has to me? Your answer is probably, yes. As we recognize October as National Mental Health Month, it’s a good time to check-in with ourselves as we continue to navigat...
Jessica

Exploring Wheeling – Fall Edition

There is a moment in every person’s life where they hear a phrase that will be echoed into countless days of their life. A phrase that is always met with an equally consistent monotone response, which often lea...
wheeling restaurants

Local Restaurants Get Creative With Takeout

When restaurant dining rooms were shuttered this past spring to slow the spread of COVID-19, area businesses had to think outside of the box to keep producing and selling food. With stay-at-home orders in place...
Neely's Grocery

City of Wheeling CARES About Small Businesses

Does a hairstylist working on her own qualify for a new round of federal assistance to small businesses? Can a corner store get reimbursed for more than $3,000 spent on plexiglass shields, disposable gloves and...