Neighborhoods

Wheeling’s Men of Change Reflect on Fatherhood

This year, both Juneteenth and Father’s Day will be celebrated on June 19, providing a unique opportunity to reflect on Black fatherhood. Men of Change, a group of leaders and elders from Wheeling’s Black commu...

Marvel Over These Five Homes For Sale In Wheeling

Summer is on the horizon and there are some hot new properties available for homebuyers in Wheeling this season. Whether you want a gigantic family home with an in-ground pool, a sleek city apartment within wal...

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...

The Trash and Treasure of Wheeling’s Privies

There are many different ways to find windows to the past. Some take advantage of the genealogical resources in the Wheeling Room at the Ohio County Public Library, others may just sit by the river and imagine ...

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...

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 ...

The Secret Lives of Wheeling’s Pigeons

Pigeons. Doves. Rats with wings. All names for Columba livia— our humble city pigeon. Have you seen the flock of pigeons around town? Sometimes they are on a sunny roof, surveying the scene below. Other times t...

Wheeling Heritage Releases Housing Survey Results

The results are in - Downtown Wheeling is the place to live! That’s according to the results collected through Wheeling Heritage’s recent housing survey. The Wheeling Live It Up! Survey was initiated in Octo...