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February Prime Times

Astoria Place of Barnesville launches website

BARNESVILLE — Astoria Place of Barnesville is excited to announce the launch of its brand new website. You can find their new website by going to www.astoria placeofbarnesville.com. The web page includes information about Barnesville and Astoria’s sister facility in Cambridge, Ohio. ...

St. C. veteran Ed David developed rations for soldiers

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Napoleon Bonaparte said an army marches on its stomach, and Ed Davis, St. Clairsville American Legion’s February Veteran of the Month, has done his part in keeping American troops supplied with foodstuffs. Davis’s military service occurred in a laboratory in Chicago ...

Mover’cise column: February is Care for Your Heart month

When I heard that heart disease kills more men and women than all cancers combined, I was shocked! It is the No. 1 killer of both sexes. In the United States, every 34 seconds someone has a heart attack and every minute someone dies from a heart attack! I realized that talking about this was ...

Certain fat linked to higher risk of heart disease

A higher volume of a certain type of fat that surrounds the heart is significantly associated with a higher risk of heart disease in women after menopause and women with lower levels of estrogen at midlife, according to new research led by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public ...

Goodwill Industries links low-income older workers to training, employment

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — Goodwill Industries of Zanesville is linking low-income older workers to on-the-job training they need to move into employment at organizations and businesses ready to recruit from this largely untapped but skilled labor pool. Through the federal Senior Community Service ...

West Liberty students design new logo for Home for Men

An intergenerational project proved to be a winning collaboration for the Home for Men in Wheeling and West Liberty University students. Officials of the senior living residence, located at 1700 Warwood Ave., wanted to update its image to reflect its services to current generations. Part of ...

Braddock Apartments help families stay together

Moving a family member into a nursing home can be difficult. Good Shepherd Nursing Home created Braddock Apartments to help families when a spouse, sibling or other loved one needs nursing care. Located at the south end of the Good Shepherd campus in Wheeling, Braddock Apartments provide ...

Things to do this month

Feb. 16 — Traveling exhibit, “Robert C. Byrd: Senator, Statesman, West Virginian,” at Kirby Hall art gallery, Wheeling Jesuit University, 316 Washington Ave., free. Feb. 16-17 — Regional student art exhibition, Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center, 1330 National Road, ...

Social Security officials answer your questions

Question: I worked for the last 10 years and I now have my 40 credits. Does this mean that I get the maximum Social Security retirement benefit? Answer: Probably not. The 40 credits are the minimum number you need to qualify for retirement benefits. However, we do not base your benefit ...