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Kinsman School Pupils Hold Final Reunion

MAYNARD — The 15th and final Kinsman Schoolmates Reunion was held July 30 at the Maynard Polish National Alliance club. A covered dish dinner was enjoyed by all with table service and beverages provided. The reunion was open to former students, their families and guests as well as other ...

DUDASH (8-20)

Logan Dudash

Logan Dudash Logan Lee Dudash is turning 4 years old today, Aug. 20. He is the son of Mike and Christa Dudash of Colerain. His grandparents are Bernie and Pauline Smith of Harrisville. Linda Dudash of Bridgeport, and Pete and Sherry Dudash of St. Clairsville. Godparents are Doug and Renee ...

NEW GIRL (8-20)

Snack Attack yields homemade chips

I had a snack attack the other night and the cupboards were bare of anything remotely interesting to eat. So I decided to make my own chips of sorts. I had some leftover soft burrito shells that seemed OK to eat in the fridge — they passed the sniff test and the no-mold inspection. (I know ...

HAPPY GOAT (8-20)

Oglebay and Happy Goat Yoga team up to offer new floating yoga experience

WHEELING — Oglebay Park is now offering a series of three stand-up paddleboard yoga classes with instruction provided by Happy Goat Yoga. This brand new yoga series will be held in the beautiful surroundings of Oglebay with instruction led by Happy Goat Yoga. Three stand-up paddleboard yoga ...

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GREAT TRAIL Arts & Crafts Festival is set for Aug. 26-27 and Sept. 2-4 at the Great Trail Festival Grounds, Ohio 43, in Malvern, Ohio. It is a celebration of American Folk Art, with contemporary and country crafting. At Storybook Craft Village there are handcrafted gifts and treasured ...

DEPOT CROCK (8-20)

Crock raffle to benefit B&O Depot

BARNESVILLE — The Barnesville B&O Depot Committee is selling tickets on a crock made by Johnson Family Pottery for the depot’s 100th anniversary. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5 and are available from Judy Gibson at 740-425-1724; Jean Reed at 740-679-3225; or at the Barnesville ...

Back-to-school backpack holders help organize

Dear Heloise: Back-to-school time is here, and with my busy family, we are in need of ORGANIZATION! I decided that a good place to start for us was the mudroom. Before, it was a cluttered mess, with three kids and a husband dropping books, bags and boots back there. Here is how I got ...

Gallstone after gallbladder surgery puzzles one

DEAR DR. ROACH: I was diagnosed with Gilbert syndrome after I had a blockage of my common bile duct and became jaundiced. This was three months after I had my gallbladder removed (via an open surgery). How was it possible for me to develop a stone after the surgery? Was the Gilbert syndrome ...

Visiting grand-hellions, help!

Dear Annie: My husband and I are in our mid-70s. Our three youngest grandchildren are 6, 9 and 10. They live in another state, and once a year our son brings them here for a week. The whole time they are here, my husband and I are full of anxiety and anger over the lack of respect, boundaries ...

Why 15 cents really matters

I used to think that small amounts of money didn’t matter. What difference could $5 here or $10 there make when we were more than $100,000 in debt (not counting the house and cars)? So what if I increased our debt by such a small amount? It wouldn’t really matter because we already owed so ...

ECLIPSE MANIA (8-20)

Eclipse mania spurs multiple events

BETH J. HARPAZ AP Travel Editor Get ready for solar eclipse mania. Destinations in the path of the Aug. 21 eclipse, which will be visible in the U.S. along a narrow path from Oregon to South Carolina, are going wild with plans for festivals, concerts and viewing parties . Hotels in ...

‘Farmington Mine Disaster’ book to be discussed

MOUNDSVILLE — Author Bob Campione will discuss his book “1968 Farmington Mine Disaster” at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library at 6 p.m. Aug. 21. The presentation will offer details about this tragic historical event as revealed by Campione’s photographs and eye-witness ...

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Oglebay unveils new Garden Works Sculpture exhibit

WHEELING — Experience Oglebay’s historic Bissonnette Gardens like never before as Oglebay launches the new Garden Works Sculpture Exhibit at The Hilltop. Through Oct. 22, the lush beauty of the Bissonnette gardens will be accentuated by 15 captivating works created by acclaimed artists ...

Bouquets of sharpened pencils

The smell of new school supplies are in the air, signaling a new school year is near. I still like school supplies. I guess now they are technically office supplies since I work in a newsroom. But when I was a kid getting to pick out new glue, crayons, pencils, erasers and loose paper was ...

WIC BREASTFEEDING (8-13)

Belmont County WIC Program receives $1K grant award

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The Belmont County Women, Infant and Children’s Program recently received a breastfeeding grant from the Ohio Lactation Consultant Association. The award was presented to Breastfeeding Coordinator Mary Magers and Breastfeeding Peer Assistant Janice Ruskowski at the ...

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Wings & Things Festival set in Ferry

MARTINS FERRY — The second annual Wings & Things Festival in the Park, sponsored by Grace Church of Martins Ferry will be held at the Martins Ferry City Park from noon to 6 p.m. Sept. 2. This event will feature lots of exciting food items for purchase including several flavors of ...

MOWERY (8-13)

KINZY MARIE MOWERY

KINZY MARIE MOWERY Kinzy Marie Mowery celebrated her first birthday on Aug. 10. She is the daughter of Justin and Kala (Perkins) Mowery of St. Clairsville. Grandparents are Jeff and Tina Curtis, Lowell and Lisa Perkins, and Bonnie and Brad Johnson, all of St. Clairsville. Her ...

TODDLER TUESDAY (8-13)

Head Start visits Ohio Valley Mall

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Each Tuesday Community Action Commission’s Belmont County Head Start can be found from 11 a.m. to noon at the Ohio Valley Mall’s center court providing educational and art activities during the Toddler Tuesday. Head Start staff provides educational and art activities. ...

BUTTER COW (8-13)

Butter cow salutes chocolate milk

COLUMBUS — In the early 1900s, the Ohio State University and the Dairy Processors of Ohio sponsored butter sculpting contests at the Ohio State Fair. The subjects of these contests were not restricted to specific things. In 1903, the first butter cow and calf were featured at the Fair, ...

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MEADOWBROOK CHURCH of God is scheduled to host its 11th annual Car, Truck, Bike & Antique Equipment Show on Sept. 10 at the church, located at 10152 Ohio 150, Rayland. Registration is from 1-2 p.m. There will be trophies and awards at 4 p.m. Live music will be provided by Beacon Road. Dash ...