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Gear Up For Wheeling’s Grecian Festival

Summer is festival season in Wheeling, and this week organizers from St. John the Divine Greek Orthodox Church are gearing up for their annual four-day Grecian Festival from July 28-31. After canceling last yea...
Walking Trail

Sights From the Wheeling Heritage Trail

One of Wheeling’s greatest assets is the Wheeling Heritage Trail. Whether you are getting your heart rate up on a long run, taking a leisurely stroll, or commuting by bike on foot, the trail provides access to ...
Bird Drawing

The Backyard Birds of Wheeling

Summer is in full-swing here in the Northern Panhandle, which means that wildlife are filling our trees, backyards, feeders, parks, and more. Over the last year, a lot of people have taken time to slow down and...
Library

Bug Out at the Ohio County Public Library!

If you’ve been following along with the Ohio County Public Library’s latest programming, then you already know it’s been the summer of bugs! Between the library’s People’s University series focusing on bugs and...
Mountaineers are Always Free

WEEREAD: Mountaineers are Always Free

On Sunday, June 20, West Virginia will celebrate the anniversary of its statehood. With its official motto “Montani Semper Liberi” (“Mountaineers are Always Free”), it’s little surprise that the Mountaineer was...
Juneteenth

Celebrate Juneteenth Across the Ohio Valley

Editor's Note: Since publication, legislation was passed to establish Juneteenth as a federal holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. The bill was signed at 3:30 p.m. on June 17, 2021.&n...
Hippie Homesteaders

WEEREAD: Hippie Homesteaders

A writer and sculptor born in Huntington, Carter Taylor Seaton has long been a part of the arts and crafts movement in West Virginia. In 2016, Seaton was presented the Lifetime Achievement Award by the West Vir...
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...
WPHS

WPHS Students Share Their Definitions of Home

If you read our previous article, “A Love Letter to Wheeling, My Home” by Michael Romick, then you know he spends a great deal of time discussing the elusive and evolving definition of “home” with his students ...
Romick Holiday Trip

A Love Letter to Wheeling, My Home

It is a foggy Friday morning as I prepare to teach one of my favorite lessons to my eleventh-grade students at Wheeling Park High School. It is a lesson exploring the meaning and many definitions of home. We ex...