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Here There Be Dragons

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The unusual enterprise that is Cliffhanger Reptiles, LLC started out as the story of a boy and his dragon. Or, not his dragon as the case was for two long years of campaigning for one. “My mother shot it down: ‘No reptile pets,’” joked the 18-year-old Blake ...

Chasing after kids and cats

As our young son Henry gets older his thirst to explore the neighborhood with his little friends becomes stronger. I just don’t think he’s ready (will I ever be, I wonder?) because really he’s just started getting good at crossing the street. I still don’t like to see him do it ...

Bridgeport seniors get colorful sendoff

BRIDGEPORT -- Bridgeport High School seniors received a colorful sendoff Monday following a year fraught with COVID, quarantines and a brief spate of remote learning. Members of the Class of 2021 wound down their final days with a celebration of doughnuts, a walk through the hallowed halls ...

Scholarships awarded in Flushing

FLUSHING — The Flushing High School Alumni Association awarded $500 Dale Holmes Memorial Scholarships to four Union Local High School students from the Class of 2021. These students are direct descendants of a Flushing High School graduate. Flushing High School graduated its last senior ...

Elks recognizes members

Photo Provided The Ohio River Valley Elks Lodge 231 has recognized two members as officer and Elk of the year. This year’s recipients are Tony Matyja, from left, officer of the year; Exalted Ruler Frank Papini; and Bill Edge, Elk of the year.

‘Oglebay Knights’ celebrate 60 years at Oglebay

WHEELING — What began as a golf outing for a handful of work acquaintances from Erie, Pennsylvania, in 1958 has grown into a 60-year legacy for 24 golfers. For the last 60 years, the Oglebay Knights have gathered at Oglebay to enjoy golf and camaraderie. On Thursday, this group of 24 ...