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Midwest health system CEO says he had virus, won’t wear mask

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The head of one of the largest regional health systems in the Midwest has told his employees that he has recovered from COVID-19 and is back in the office — without a mask. Sanford Health’s president and chief executive, Kelby Krabbenhoft, said in an email Wednesday ...

Disappearing act: 2020 marks the end for three Somerton landmarks

A former National Trust for Historic Preservation co-worker here in Washington, D.C., Dwight Young penned a book review a few years ago for The Place You Love is Gone – Progress Hits Home by Melissa Holbrook Pierson. I immediately purchased a copy and quickly consumed the volume that ...

Give the gift of citrus this holiday season for pop of cheer

NEW YORK (AP) — When life gives you lemons, get gifty. Dayna Isom Johnson, the trend expert at Etsy.com, sees a turn toward “cheerful citrus” this holiday season. “It's an escape from traditional themes for the holidays,” she said. “It's really allowing you to add a pop of ...

Lowe’s donates tools to students

ST. CLAIRSVILLE – Students in the Construction Trades program at the Belmont Career Center were recipients of a generous donation of tools and supplies from Lowe’s in St. Clairsville. Lowe’s, through its “Generation T” movement, gave each student a starter tool belt complete with ...

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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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65th wedding anniversary

Donald and Ramona Byers were married Jan. 8, 1955, by the Rev. Kirby of the Barnesville Methodist Church. Don and Ramona have four children: Laura Storey married to Pat Green, Vince Byers and partner Linda Boyd, Julie and Doug Ruzicska, and Donald Jr. and Lori Byers. Don and Ramona have 10 ...

MR. & MRS. GLEN MAXWELL: 60th wedding anniversary

Glenn and Catherine LaRuffo Maxwell were married in the Bellaire Rock Hill Presbyterian Church on Dec. 19, 1959. They have four children: Robin of Orange, Va., Glenn (Terri) of Gahanna, Ohio, Tracy Ghoris of Bellaire and Steven of Whitehall (Columbus), Ohio. Their two grandchildren are Sam ...

60th wedding anniversary

William (Skip) and Dollie Meeker of Glen Robbins celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Jan. 31. Meeker is the son of the late Daniel and Midge Meeker. His wife, the former Dollie Merkel, is the daughter of the late Woodrow and Mary Merkel. They have one daughter, Kim Davis and her ...

MR. & MRS. DANIEL ELLIS

On Nov. 23, 1968, Daniel W. Ellis and Bernadine Koci were united in marriage in a ceremony at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church officiated by Father Robert Krauter. Daniel W. Ellis is the son of the late William E. Ellis and Nellie (Dugan) Ellis of Martins Ferry. Daniel is a retired steelworker ...