SleepOut Proves How Homelessness Can Hit Home

Iam a total wimp. When it came down to it, I lasted about an hour at last week’s Wheeling SleepOut for Youth Services System Inc. Thankfully, my participation was limited to that of spectator, but the experi...
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YSS Wheeling SleepOut Raises More Than $65,000

Despite the frigid temperatures, area residents flocked by the dozens last week to Youth Services System’s ninth annual Wheeling SleepOut to support local youth facing homelessness. It was in the 20s, b...

Wee Asked Terra Crews

Editor's note: WEEasked some simple questions — and your neighbors, friends, co-workers, acquaintances, even some strangers, answered. Get to know them a little bit better with our fun series, “WEEasked.” Look ...

YSS Program Seeks Mentors for Local Kids

As the number of local children who could benefit from positive adult role models in their lives continues to grow, more volunteer mentors are needed, according to Amy Halicky, Youth Mentoring Network coordinat...

Out of the Ashes Comes a New Partnership

Out of the ashes comes a new partnership for Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) and the Ziegenfelder Company. The Ziegenfelder Company, a Wheeling plant known for making Budget Saver Twin and Monster P...

(Williams Lea) Tag — You’re It

Along with the fact that there are 100 job openings, why should you consider working at Williams Lea Tag? Because it “feels like home, like family,” said Jennifer Materkoski, senior manager of communications...

Wee Asked Betsy Bethel

WEEasked some simple questions — and your neighbors, friends, co-workers, acquaintances, even some strangers, answered. Get to know them a little bit better with our fun series, “WEEasked.” Look for it a couple...

WCDS Students Give Warm Message to Homeless

Twenty-five second-graders from Wheeling Country Day School took a Martin Luther King Jr. Day field trip in frigid weather Monday to fill plastic bags with hand warmers and heartwarming messages for the homeles...

SleepOut Raises More Than $56,000

The Wheeling SleepOut took place on Friday, Nov. 2, at the Miracle League Field at the J.B. Chambers Sports Complex off I-470. It raised more than $56,000 for Youth Services System Inc.’s Transitional Living Pr...

Wheeling SleepOut Gets $10,000 Jolt From AEP

American Electric Power presented a check for $10,000 to Youth Services System Inc. in support of the eighth annual Wheeling SleepOut, an event held to raise awareness and money to address the critical problem ...