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Indulge Holidays 17

Fun & games to the rescue

By JESSICA BROVERMAN Staff Writer There are many events that will not only get you out of the house this winter but that will also keep you active and having fun this holiday season in and around the Ohio Valley. Several local organizations are holding events that are family friendly and ...

Ready, set, get cozy!

By SHELLEY HANSON Staff Writer A toasty fireplace. Hot cocoa. Fuzzy slippers. Just thinking about these items can give one a sense of coziness. And at this time of year, when friends and family are visiting, it is important to make them feel warm and welcome as well. There perhaps is no ...

Local historic places deck the halls

By ALAN OLSON Staff Writer Some local families may have to worry about dropping an antique ornament when trimming the tree, but for several locations in the Ohio Valley, sometimes the antiques themselves are the things being decorated. Several historic homes, districts and buildings in ...

Stockings are part of a traditional Christmas holiday

By DYLAN McKENZIE Staff Writer Every family that celebrates Christmas has their own set of traditions, but some tend to be universal. The lights, presents and Christmas tree are found in most homes, as well as “stockings hung by the chimney with care,” per the line from “’Twas the ...

Holiday traditions from across the ocean

By ROBERT A. DeFRANK Staff Writer The holiday traditions of the Old Country will play out among many celebrating around this time of year, whether in the form of particular touches to their feasts or tales of gift-giving visitors who may seem unfamiliar to most Americans. Belmont County ...

Fun & games to the rescue

By LENNY WITTENBROOK Staff Writer The holiday season brings many joys to many people, but it can also be a time of stress or boredom. Folks who are trying to complete their shopping or prepare for family gatherings while still going about their daily routines can begin to feel ...

Engage in fun outdoor activities this winter

By JESSICA BROVERMAN Staff Writer There are many events that will not only get you out of the house this winter but that will also keep you active and having fun this holiday season in and around the Ohio Valley. Several local organizations are holding events that are family friendly and ...