Homeless Encampment

First Encampment Cleared Under Wheeling Public Camping Ban

The City of Wheeling has cleared its first urban campsite under a new ordinance that went into effect earlier this month. 

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Police Begin Clearing Wheeling Encampment, Advocates Push Back

A new camping ban went into effect in Wheeling this month, but advocates for the unhoused community are pushing back.  

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Bill Keeping Homeless People Away From Schools, Daycares Sparks Concerns

In a public hearing on House Bill 4753, which would ban homeless encampments within 1,000 feet of schools and daycare centers,18 people spoke against the bill and five supported the measure.

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Without A Home Can You Be A Good Neighbor?

Homelessness is one of the things that divides us in America. It’s an Us & Them issue that can spring from, and inform our views on other social…

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