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Viennese Winter Ball Cotillion ready to dance the night away

WHEELING — The Viennese Winter Ball, an important fundraiser as well as one of the most elegant social events of the season, is scheduled to take place Feb. 5 at Glessner Auditorium in Wilson Lodge, Oglebay. Organized by a 17-member committee, the Ball generates funds for the Wheeling ...

Fighting the flu: Three tips to protect your health

(Family Features) When most people hear about vaccines these days, the first thing that comes to mind is COVID-19. However, vaccines also help prevent other serious illnesses like the flu, especially for those at higher risk. According to the American Heart Association, people with underlying ...

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 ...

makers get creative with yarns AND dyes

When you see a nice handmade sweater, you know it took a while to make. The knitting or crocheting is just part of it. (A fun online calculator at www.lovecrafts.com estimates how long anything from a basic scarf to a blanket, baby booties or patterned garment would take you; figure on 20 ...

St. C.’s Fador to serve on executive committee

ST. CLAIRSVILLE —Michael Fador, a board of education member from St. Clairsville-Richland City School District and appointed to the Belmont-Harrison Career Center, has been appointed to serve a two-year term on the Executive Committee of the Southeast Region of the Ohio School Boards ...

EORH Surgical Services rekindles Christmas tradition

The Surgical Services Department at East Ohio Regional Hospital rekindled its Christmas tradition of adopting a family to gift to. They had done this for four years including the year the hospital was closed by its former owner. They do it each year because it helps them get in the Christmas ...