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Learning to cook with plant-based ‘meats’

It’s that time of year when many people resolve to eat less meat. The “whys” are varied: sustainability and worry for the planet, health considerations, ethical concerns over the treatment of animals. One increasingly popular option is “plant-based meat,” which can be found from ...

Pots and perches to show off your plants in style

Houseplants have been keeping a lot of us company during the pandemic, and the good news is there’s a plant for any home, big or small, well-lit or not. There’s also a virtual jungle of stylish containers in which to show them off. “I love incorporating plants into our interior ...

Tulips for Amsterdam: Growers hand out free flowers

AMSTERDAM (AP) — As stores in Amsterdam and across the Netherlands cautiously reopened after weeks of being under a coronavirus lockdown, the Dutch capital’s mood was lightened further by dashes of color from thousands of free bunches of tulips being handed out. National Tulip Day, Jan. ...

AKC adds new dog breeds

NEW YORK (AP) — An athletic Hungarian farm dog and a tiny pet of bygone Russian aristocrats are the latest breeds in the American Kennel Club’s purebred lineup. The club announced recently that it is recognizing the Russian toy and the mudi. That means they’re eligible to compete for ...

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CATHERINE GAGLIONE, NICKOLAS STANKOVICH

Catherine Gaglione of Follansbee and Nickolas Stankovich of Martins Ferry announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Joe Gaglione of Los Angeles, California, and Lorraine Ciccolella Gaglione of Follansbee. She is a 2006 graduate of Brooke High School, 2009 graduate of ...

AMANDA STOLTEY, JOSH PEMPEK

Linda Stoltey of Maynard and Dave and Brenda Stoltey of St. Clairsville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Amanda Stoltey to Josh Pempek of Fairpoint, Ohio. Josh is the son of Stan and Leigh Pempek of Fairpoint. The bride to be is a 2006 graduate of St. Clairsville ...

KATIE DILLON, RYAN LULI

KATIE DILLON, RYAN LULI Richard and Diana Dillon of St. Clairsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Dillon, to Ryan Luli, son of Joe and Gini Luli of Ravenna, Ohio. The bride-to-be is a 2006 graduate of St. Clairsville High School and 2013 graduate of Kent State University ...

CAITLIN ROSE LONGSTAFF, EVAN PATRICK GRABER

CAITLIN ROSE LONGSTAFF, EVAN PATRICK GRABER Mr. and Mrs. Mark Longstaff of Powhatan Point announce the engagement of their daughter, Caitlin Rose, to Evan Patrick Graber, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Graber of Canton, Ohio. The bride-to-be graduated from Ohio University with a bachelor of ...

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MR. & MRS. ALEX FRANCIS

Lindsey Michelle McMahon and Alex Anthony Francis were united in marriage on Sept. 5 at Bellaire Christian Church with Pastor Eric White officiating. The bride is the daughter of Nick and Lainie McMahon of Shadyside. The groom is the son of Tony Francis of Saint Clairsville and Kerry ...

MR. & MRS. TODD McKEEGAN

Stacy Nicole Young and Todd Michael McKeegan were married on Sept. 21 at Wheeling Park White Palace. Following the ceremony the couple spent their honeymoon in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. The bride is the daughter of Jim Young of Baltimore, Md., and Coleena Groch of Toronto. The groom is the son of ...

MR. & MRS. TED MCCORT 50th wedding anniversary

MR. & MRS. TED MCCORT 50th wedding anniversary Ted and Annita McCort will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 13. They were united in marriage at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lafferty, Ohio, with the Rev. P. Cafferelli officiating. Ted is the son of the late Ted Jr. ...

MR. & MRS. ERIC WITTMER

Dr. Shaylee Peckens and Eric Wittmer were united in marriage Saturday, June 30, at 2 p.m. in St Joseph Catholic Church, Tiltonsville, with the Very Rev. William Cross and the Rev. Monsignor George Coyne officiating at the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Doug and Judy Peckens of ...

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Boggs celebrates 60th wedding anniversary

Dennis and Marlene (Mekulich) Boggs are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married Oct. 20, 1961, in Cumberland, Md., with Pastor Wakeman doing the wedding vows. Marlene is the daughter of the late Michael and Madge Mekulich of Ambridge, Pa. Marlene worked for G.C. Murphy ...

50th wedding anniversary

Bill and Joyce (Poludniak) Sutak are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They exchanged their vows on Oct. 9, 1971, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Martins Ferry. Bill’s cousin, Father Bernard Krajovik, officiated the ceremony. Joyce is the daughter of the late John and Josephine ...

60th wedding anniversary

Grant and Jay (Runco) Helms recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They exchanged vows on Sept. 2, 1961, by Fr. Connie Superfisky at St. Joseph’s in Tiltonsville. Grant was the proprietor of Grant’s Barber Shop for many years and Jay was instrumental in starting the school ...

50th wedding anniversary

Timothy (Tim) and Linda Criswell of Barton are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 11. They were united in marriage on Sept. 11, 1971, in the Reorganized Church of Latter Day Saints with Tim’s grandfather, who was a minister, officiating the vows. Linda is the daughter of ...