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Why Wheeling

Why Wheeling: Ally Colina

In today's market, it may seem harder than ever to buy a home. With soaring prices, stringent loan requirements, and a nationwide housing shortage some people give up before they begin. But not all housing mark...

Finding Home Away from Home in Wheeling

I remember the moment I began thinking seriously about moving to Wheeling. It was two years ago. My husband, Bart, and I were on our annual summer trip to visit his mother who has lived in the same house in ...
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...
Why Wheeling

Why Wheeling: Tyler and Jack

We’ve all picked up a few hobbies over the past year, and scrolling listings on Zillow and daydreaming about renovating your own fixer-upper like Chip and Joanna Gaines is likely one of them. Some of us are eve...
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Why Wheeling: Lena Slivchenko

Longtime trends have shown that quality community recreation is a driving force for attracting new residents to a city while retaining existing ones. From Oglebay Park and the Wesbanco arena to Centre Market an...
John and Camille

Why Wheeling: John and Camille Devlin

According to The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, “the arts and culture sector contributes $1.5 billion to West Virginia’s economy, representing 3.5% of the state’s GDP—a larger share than other industrie...
Bill Hogan

Remembering Bill Hogan

Bill Hogan’s posts on Weelunk mirrored his personality in every word, phrase and sentence. Whether he was recalling life in his youth or life in his later years, you experienced his sense of humor and honest di...
Reuben Rouse

Reuben Rouse: ‘Raised on Love’

Editor’s note: Weelunk is committed to sharing the city’s diverse stories, including those that combat systemic racism. Today’s post features Reuben Rouse, a Wheeling man whose dedication to full-on fatherhood ...
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Polio Survivor Recalls Earlier Pandemic Era

Today, it’s easy enough for Wheeling residents to check the day’s infection and death tallies for COVID-19, the pandemic of the day. The counts are in the local newspaper. They can be found on the internet. Sho...
Amy Gamble

Wheeling’s Women Are Slam Dunks

Wheeling loves sports. This is evident by the high participation in every Ohio Valley Athletic Conference event. You know it when you see the hundreds of people who come to Wheeling for Super Six weekend or Bea...
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Eloped! COVID-19 Bride, WWII Bride Can Relate

At Weelunk, we’re all about keeping you connected to your community. Because that looks a little different right now, we’re bringing you ways to engage while staying safe and healthy. We hope Weelunk can contin...

Wheeling Refs See March Madness Up Close

There are nosebleed seats, courtside seats and everything in between. But three Wheeling men will have a view of the basketball action as March Madness descends that money can’t buy. They’ll literally be on ...