“I want to feed the world” – The Wheeling Feeling Chili Cook Off brings out the best of the best to win
WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) – The event that brings the spice to the summer for a delicious time made its way to Heritage Port for its 20th year. Nearly 50 booths with various homemade chilis and salsas were put to the test at the Wheeling Feeling Chili Cook Off to see which ones tingled the judge’s […]
Residents of local campground and trailer park given 30 days to get out
OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. (WTRF) — Residents of the Dallas Pike Campground and Mobile Home Park got devastating news in a letter this week. They must be out by July 1st. The property has been sold, and the new owners have no interest in maintaining the facility. Residents can either...
Woman life-flighted after rollover crash in Brooke County
A woman was life-flighted on Friday after a rollover crash in Brooke County. The crash happened in Wellsburg, West Virginia on the 500 block of Commerce Street. Officials say the woman hit a pole and the vehicle nose planted and fell on its side. Officials believe the crash happened because of a medical condition. The […]
Let the Belmont County Humane Society sell your old furniture to put money in your pocket and help kittens
BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio (WTRF) — There’s a new way to help homeless animals and receive help at the same time. People who are moving or downsizing and wanting to sell their furniture…can let the Belmont County Humane Society do the selling….and share the profits. The Humane Society is now receiving antiques, bedroom furniture, living room […]
Wheeling wants to know what should be done with former school building
Wheeling, W.Va. – The City of Wheeling is excited to launch a digital survey to provide residents a vehicle to share their perspectives on the future of the former Clay School site located in East Wheeling. The City encourages all residents to participate, as the results will be recorded and serve as the foundation for […]
Wheeling restaurant awarded grant by National Trust for Historic Preservation
A Wheeling restaurant made the list of 25 historic small restaurants to be awarded a grant by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Carlito’s Soul Kitchen was one of the restaurants to receive $40,000 in grants through the “Backing Historic Small Restaurants Grant Program.” The grant will be used to support the growth of the […]
Wheeling man sues AEP for allegedly trespassing and damaging property
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Wheeling man is suing Appalachian Power Company for trespassing and property damage, according to a story reported by West Virginia Record. The defendants in the case are American Electric Power Service Corporation, Phillips & Jordan Environmental Services, Phillips & Jordan, and Phillips & Jordan Holding. The plaintiff, Jay Folse, who is […]
Is it warm enough to swim in the Ohio River?
Wheeling W VA. (WTRF) – With the start of Meteorological Summer here, plenty of Ohio Valley residents took to The Ohio River to cool off over Memorial Day Weekend. Temperatures in the river since then have skyrocketed and are now becoming warmer, a bit more conducive to Summertime swimming. Water temperatures have drastically warmed the […]
Helping Heroes provides assistance to homeless veterans and so much more
WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) – Time is running out to sign up and join WTRF for “No One Walks Alone” a veteran suicide awareness walk. As 7News has been sharing, we are raising money for Helping Heroes and the renovations they are doing to the former Columbia Gas building on 16th Street. Sign up for “No One […]
This sweet festival in Martins Ferry encourages downtown revitalization
MARTINS FERRY, Ohio (WTRF) – It’s the sweetest festival of the summer – the Martins Ferry Strawberry Festival! This event is held every year on the first Saturday in June to bring the community together with strawberry crafts, treats, drinks, and so much more. The Strawberry Festival is sponsored by Project Forward, which is a […]
City of Wheeling Asks Community Members to Complete Survey About Future Clay School Redevelopment
The City of Wheeling is excited to launch a digital survey to provide residents a vehicle to share their perspectives on the future of the former Clay School site located in East Wheeling. The City encourages all residents to participate, as the results will be tabulated and serve as the foundation for a later community meeting.
Salvation Army of Wheeling hands out free doughnuts
WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) — What’s a better way to brighten someone day than with free doughnuts?. That was the goal of the Salvation Army on National Doughnut Day. It’s a tradtion goes all the way back to World War I. The day pays tribute to the ”...
It’s another Father of Mine giveaway
Another weekend, another Father of Mine giveaway. Enter now, by sending an email with the subject line “June 2 Father of Mine Giveaway” to email@example.com. One random winner, selected on Sunday, will get a free, signed, personalized copy of my mob novel, set in 1973 and inspired by true events in my hometown of Wheeling, West Virginia.
Wheeling’s “Jewelers of Integrity” Celebrate 100 Years
If you’ve driven around town recently, you’ve surely passed the billboards marking 100 years of the Posin family’s legacy as ‘jewelers with integrity’ in Wheeling. I sat down with Samuel Posin and his partner Joan Berlow-Smith at The Jeweled Bird, their place of business for the past decade, to discuss the centennial of the Posin family business.
Old Navy’s “Super Safety Event” brings first responders and community members together
TRIADELPHIA, W.Va. (WTRF) – The community’s first responders came together for the annual “Super Safety Event” at Old Navy. Old Navy’s work inspires families to be more safety conscious, understand the risks their kids might face, and recognize the steps they can take to help avoid those risks. This is why they brought out Ohio […]
Marshall County residents can get a free activity pass for school events starting next week
MARSHALL COUNTY, W.Va. (WTRF) – The Marshall County School system puts on a huge swath of great events every year, but taking an entire family can get expensive. Beginning on June 7th and ending July 26th, all Marshall County citizens with proof of residency can get a free activity pass. You can visit the Board […]
Neal McCoy Looks to Make his Mark at Sally Buffalo Park
CADIZ, Ohio (WTRF) — You may not have seen him or heard him in a while, but one country superstar will be looking to wow fans Thursday night in the Ohio Valley. Neal McCoy is returning to perform at the brand new Mark at the Park stage in Sally Buffalo Park. The performance will be […]
Toxic Air Pollution From Fracking in Ohio Causes Serious Health Problems
Some residents of Belmont County in eastern Ohio have long suffered from headaches, fatigue, nausea and burning sensations in their throats and noses. They suspected these symptoms were the result of air pollution from fracking facilities that dominate the area, but regulators dismissed and downplayed their concerns.
Stay Safe in the Sun with Hot Weather on the way
WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) — The pools, parks, and trails are open, and the hot summer weather is upon us. If you are planning to head out for some fun in the sun this weekend or later this summer be sure that you are taking plenty of precautions when doing so. With temperatures reaching into the 90’s the […]
West Liberty DB Transfer Shon Stephens Has Hardship Wavier Denied by NCAA
The NCAA makes the wrong ruling once again.
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