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Free screening of ‘Annie Hall’ at Towngate Nov. 10

WHEELING — The Wheeling Film Society will present a free screening of Woody Allen’s Oscar-winning film “Annie Hall” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, at Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre, 2118 Market St., Wheeling. A conversation about the film takes place at noon Tuesday, Nov. 14, at ...

SOUP SALE (10-22)

Soup & Sandwich Sale is Oct. 25 in Martins Ferry

MARTINS FERRY — The annual Soup and Sandwich Luncheon, benefitting the Daily Bread Center in Martins Ferry, is slated from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, at St. John Lutheran Church on North Fourth Street in Martins Ferry. Lunch will consist of vegetable, chicken noodle, or cream ...

A Bountiful Harvest

People visiting the Ebbert Farm Market, located on National Road in St. Clairsville, on Oct. 11 browsed a variety of apples, and a bounty of colorful pumpkins and gourds fresh from the fall harvest. The farm market was established in 1919.

Roasty-toasty good times

One day last week it became chilly and windy and I, of course, didn’t think to bring a jacket with me to work. By the time I got home, it was still a bit brisk. But when I opened the back door, our kitchen was roasty-toasty, thanks to my husband cooking some oven-fried chicken, noodles and ...

JUNK JOURNAL (10-22)

‘Junk journaling’ classes offered

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The JB Green Team plans to hold a series of workshops focusing on creative reuse of household materials. These include everyday items, such as old bills and celebratory cards, that otherwise may go to the landfill. “Junk Journaling” will be the theme for the three ...

BELLAIRE CRAFT (10-22)

Christmas Fest Sale and Lunch in Bellaire

A Christmas Fest Craft Show & Luncheon is scheduled to be held at Bellaire Christian Church, 3565 Belmont St., Bellaire, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 3. Food includes chicken noodle, bean, vegetable soup, sandwiches, dessert and drinks. People can eat in or take out. There will be raffles ...

COATS (10-22)

Belmont County Coat Closet Opens for Season

T-L Photo/BUBBA KAPRAL THE BELMONT County Coat Closet is open for the season in the basement of the Bellaire Christian Church, located at 3565 Belmont St. The coat closet is open Wednesdays and Fridays from 3-5 p.m. through December. Coats are free and all sizes are available. The Belmont ...

MARLING (10-22)

MAGUIRE MARLING

MAGUIRE MARLING Maguire A. Marling celebrated his second birthday on Oct. 20. He is the son of Brandon and Natalie J. Marling of Martins Ferry. Grandparents are Raymond and Jamie Huff of Shadyside, and Michael and Barbara Marling of Bellaire. Great-grandparents are Don and the late Denise ...

Datebook

BINGO BASH is set for Nov. 8 at Bridgeport High School Cafetorium. Doors open at 5 p.m. and bingo is at 6 p.m. The first packet is $20. Extra packets at $5 apiece. Fifteen games will be played. Prizes per game range from $25 to $100. There will be concessions, 50-50, door prizes and a basket ...

Too close to Stepfather?

Dear Annie: I am a 13-year-old boy in Kentucky, and my friend told me about you and said you could probably help me. My mom and dad had a bad marriage and divorced when I was 8 years old. They got into a lot of fights, and my dad could get really hateful and mean. I have visitation with ...

Lessons From A 2-Year-Old

I gave my son and daughter-in-law lots of gifts when their son, Elijah, was born. But none has come back to bless me more than the gift of Friday. Since he was 6 weeks old, I’ve closed the door to work on Fridays to care for and learn from my grandson, Eli. In these two years, Eli and I ...

Though rare, medication can be cause of ED

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 77-year-old man who has had erectile dysfunction for eight years. I have been on the following medications for over 12 years: atenolol, lisinopril and amlodipine for high blood pressure; metformin and glipizide for Type 2 diabetes. Recent lab results have shown normal ...

A memorial or mess? Making sense of items left outside

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about memorials: “Dear Heloise: My pet peeve is litter. People leave flowers, candles in glass containers, stuffed animals and other items in a place where someone died. The thought might be good, but tell that to the person who has to clean up that ...

Barnesville eatery offering free meal to veterans

BARNESVILLE — Belmont County Farm Bureau President Rusty Winland is extending an invitation to all veterans to attend a Veterans Salute meal on Nov. 10 at the KFC and A&W Restaurant of Barnesville. The Belmont County Farm Bureau and the KFC and A&W Restaurant will be providing a ...

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New bridal dresses dreamy, romantic, sexy

By LEANNE ITALIE Associated Press NEW YORK — Vera Wang’s latest bride is feeling a touch of baroque romance and Naeem Khan’s is ready for an after-party worthy of Studio 54. During a recent round of bridal shows in New York, Wang showed her Fall 2018 collection via appointment and ...

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Simple suppers – sheet-pan dinners!

At times, spending hours in the kitchen can be a relaxing, enjoyable experience. However, even for avid home cooks, a busy weeknight isn’t one of those times. Fortunately, solutions like sheet pan suppers make it easy to create dishes with exceptional flavor depth that come together quickly ...

Foreign investors must report U.S. Agricultural land holdings

BARNESVILLE — The Belmont/Monroe Farm Service Agency County Executive Director, Christy Collins, reminds foreign investors, who buy, sell or hold a direct or indirect interest in U.S. agricultural land, that they must report their holdings and transactions to the U.S. Secretary of ...

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Grand Tetons, Grand Adventures

MOOSE, Wyo. — It’s not surprising that the Grand Tetons are called grand. The majestic mountains towering toward the heavens are only part of their allure. Wildlife including animals not seen in Ohio, flowers and varied scenery add to the beauty of the area, and opportunities are varied ...

MONSTER MASH (10-15)

Harmony House Monster Mash Bash set for Oct. 21

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Harmony House, Children’s Advocacy Center, is holding its annual autumn fundraiser this year at J.B. Martin Rec Center in St. Clairsville on Saturday, Oct. 21. The 6th annual “adult Halloween party,” the Monster Mash Bash, is a chance for “boos and ghouls” 21 years ...

NEW GIRL (10-15)

Rubberneck fun

I got to check out a portion of last Sunday’s Rubberneck Tour organized annually by the Belmont County Tourism Council. Despite there being some rain, it seemed like a good many people came out to see the sights in Martins Ferry and Bellaire. Since I live here in Martins Ferry, I mostly ...