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“Food for Fines” Instituted by the City of Wheeling for a Sixth Year


In the spirit of the holiday season, the City of Wheeling will once again be accepting a donation of five non-perishable food items in lieu of the $1…

Fitzsimmons Family Dog Park Closing for Season on Dec. 4


The Fitzsimmons Family Dog Park at the Tunnel Green Recreation Complex in East Wheeling will close for the season on Sunday, Dec. 4 and will re-open …

Wheeling Arts and Cultural Commission Sponsors a Special Holiday Revue with Bridge + Tunnel Collective


The Wheeling Arts and Cultural Commission announced today that it will sponsor a “A Very Bridge + Tunnel Christmas” musical revue at Towngate Theatre…

City of Wheeling Hosting "Paws with Claus" - Take a Photo of Your Pet with Santa


Jolly Old St. Nick will make a return to Wheeling from the North Pole on Saturday, Dec. 3 for "Paws with Claus" at the Fitzsimmons Family Dog Park at…

OVRTA Providing Free Downtown Bus Route on Small Business Saturday


City officials are encouraging patrons to shop the many Wheeling retail outlets this Small Business Saturday and the Ohio Valley Regional Transportat…

City of Wheeling Once Again Bringing Ice Skating to the Plaza on Market


Although Winter on the Plaza and the Fantasy in Lights parade are behind us, the festivities will continue in Downtown Wheeling this weekend with ice…

Traffic/Road Closure Information for Friday’s Fantasy in Lights Parade


The Wheeling Police Department will close the following roads in the Center Wheeling/downtown area on Friday, November 18, 2022, for the annual Fanta…

City of Wheeling Launching Holiday Season with Winter on the Plaza


Santa Claus is coming to town on Nov. 16! Jolly old St. Nick will be making an appearance at Winter on the Plaza, the City’s holiday tree lighting ce…

Demolition at Edgington Lane Park to Begin Wednesday


Demolition at the Edgington Lane Park in the City’s Woodsdale neighborhood is slated to begin Wednesday, Nov. 2 in preparation for the playground rev…

City of Wheeling Makes Contribution to J.B. Chambers All-Inclusive Playground Project


The City of Wheeling has made a $10,000 contribution to the Wheeling YMCA’s J.B. Chambers All-Inclusive Playground project. City officials joined YMC…

WVU Medicine to Build New Regional Cancer Center in Center Wheeling


*EDITOR'S NOTE - This press release was written and distributed by WVU Medicine.Residents of Wheeling, the Northern Panhandle, and the West Virginia-…

Wheeling Arts and Cultural Commission Announces Pop-Up Art Exhibit at WesBanco Arena


The Wheeling Arts and Cultural Commission has partnered with WesBanco Arena to display temporary murals that were created by several talented artists…

City of Wheeling Hosting Jack-O’-Lantern Jamboree and Screening of Hocus Pocus


Join in some Halloween fun as the City of Wheeling is hosting a Jack-O’-Lantern Jamboree followed by a screening of Hocus Pocus. The event is slated …

Several Streets and Alleys to be Resurfaced in Coming Week


Several streets and alleys in the City of Wheeling will be milled and resurfaced in the coming week. As a result, there will be no parking on the res…

City of Wheeling Revising Deadline for Homeowner-Occupied Repair Assistance Program Applications


Due to an overwhelming response from residents, the City of Wheeling is revising the deadline for the Homeowner Repair Assistance Program application…

Opening of Fitzsimmons Family Dog Park at Wheeling Park Celebrated with Ribbon Cutting


Officials from the City of Wheeling and the Wheeling Park Commission joined representatives from the Fitzsimmons Foundation Thursday morning to celeb…

City of Wheeling Launching Homeowner Repair Assistance Program


The City of Wheeling is now offering a Homeowner-Occupied Repair Assistance Program that will provide a one-time financial grant of up to $5,000 to a…

Fall Outreach Festival to Provide Resources for Homeless Population


The City of Wheeling, in conjunction with many area social service agencies, will host a Fall Festival for members of the homeless population from 10…

Greater Wheeling Sports and Entertainment Authority Welcomes New Executive Director


Robert Herron, board chair of the Greater Wheeling Sports and Entertainment Authority, has announced Wheeling resident Kelly Tucker as the new execut…

Wheeling Public Safety Provides Traffic Rules and Safety Information on New Motorized Scooters


The City of Wheeling recently introduced Bird scooters to its transportation routes and Wheeling Police are reminding travelers of some important t…

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