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Extravagant EVENTS Planned for Ohio Valley

EXTRAVAGANZA! The 82nd annual Linsly Extravaganza is set for 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at The Capitol Theatre. Don’t miss this all-school event as students sing and dance their hearts out. Broadway, pop, rock, c...

Tutors, Students Back to School Together

If your path to job training — or re-training — crosses with a sudden need to identify a sagittal cross-section or to balance quadratic equations you haven’t seen for, cough, decades, there are those who have y...

‘Suspended Aggravation’: Chapter 4

Editor's note: Suspended Aggravation is an original, Wheeling-centric novel by Nora Edinger and is published exclusively through Weelunk. While some of the places mentioned in Suspended Aggravation are real (or...

Ohio Valley EVENTS Have a Lot of Flair

MARDI GRAS FLAIR The Junior League of Wheeling presents Affair with Mardi Gras Flair at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Wheeling Artisan Center. The evening will feature live music from Jukebox and the New Ag...

‘Suspended Aggravation’: Chapter 3

Editor's note: Suspended Aggravation is an original, Wheeling-centric novel by Nora Edinger and is published exclusively through Weelunk. While some of the places mentioned in Suspended Aggravation are real (or...

Census 2020: City of Wheeling Counting on You

The following questions will not appear on the 2020 U.S. Census that is heading to your mailbox in March: • Have you tripped over broken sidewalk concrete near your home recently? • How is the playground equi...

It’s a Workers’ Market in Wheeling

A growing economy plus a 5 percent unemployment rate equals something Wheeling hasn’t seen for some time — a workers’ market. Here’s a quick look at what is going on in this new decade, according to business...

Third Generation Campeti Puts Heart Into Soles

"I can fix about anything.” That’s Joe Campeti talking — the third generation of artisans repairing shoes since 1904 — at Campeti’s General Shoe Hospital. Anything. Ladies’ high heels. Men’s western b...

‘Suspended Aggravation’: Chapter 2

Editor's note: Suspended Aggravation is an original, Wheeling-centric novel by Nora Edinger and is published exclusively through Weelunk. While some of the places mentioned in Suspended Aggravation are real (or...

EVENTS Get the Action Rolling

GRAB THE POPCORN Wheeling Heritage and the YWCA Wheeling have joined forces to present the Ohio Valley Festival for Filmmakers of Color Friday, Feb. 7, at the Wheeling Artisan Center. The event begins at 5 p.m...

‘Suspended Aggravation’: Chapter 1

Editor's note: Suspended Aggravation is an original, Wheeling-centric novel by Nora Edinger and is published exclusively through Weelunk. While some of the places mentioned in Suspended Aggravation are real (or...

AS I SEE IT: Along Party Lines

There were two types of girls in the ’70s — those who had their very own telephones in their bedrooms, and those who did not. Some incredibly fortunate girls even had a private “children’s line” with a separate...

‘Souper’ EVENTS on Tap in the Area

SUPER ‘SOUPER BOWL’ EVENTS • Join the Soup Kitchen of Greater Wheeling Inc. for its SOUPer Bowl Party! from 6-11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1. The New Age Adenas will be playing from 6:30-10:30 p.m. There will be foo...

Success: What Does It Mean to You?

What does “success” mean to you? Success looks different to everyone, and what it looks like to me has changed a lot over the years. Looking back at my past in Wheeling, I had a wonderful childhood. There...

INDELIBLE INK: You Have to See the Beauty

Writer’s note: Tattooing has been done for centuries for a variety of reasons. Some cultures tattooed for religious reasons; others for branding, healing or punishment. In other cultures, tattoos signified soci...

Chill Out With Upcoming EVENTS

ICE BREAKER Get ready to celebrate winter while helping your local community at the area’s newest wintertime celebration — WinterFest, Saturday, Jan. 25, at Oglebay Park! The fun kicks off at noon Saturday wit...

Notable EVENTS on Tap in the Valley

THE DUEL IS ON Enjoy a lively night of piano music with Hermie and Harry's Dueling Pianos at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at Towngate Theatre. Sing along, make requests and enjoy Hermie & Harry’s unique blend...

Alpha Moose on the Move

The trickiest part was getting the two huge moose heads out of the door. But long-time Ye Olde Alpha cooks Trevor Kropp and Dan Dokes, who were tasked with the job, succeeded. Getting most of the three do...