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Bratwurst sausages simmer in beer in Houston. This dish is from a recipe by Elizabeth Karmel. (Elizabeth Karmel via AP)

Beer Brat Success = Grill First, Then Boil

When I first moved to Chicago from North Carolina, I was amazed at the variety of sausages. There were polish sausages, bratwurst, bockwurst, Italian; sweet and hot, among others. At that time, the sausage that I knew best was knackwurst which is smoked like a hot dog, only thicker and made ...

A fall apple crumble with rosemary and chia seeds is shown in Bethesda, Md. This dish is from a recipe by Melissa d'Arabian. (Melissa d'Arabian via AP)

Apple Crumble Ideal Path To Rich Pie Taste

The arrival of apple season is a worthy consolation prize for the departure of summer. Leaves will soon be turning red and golden brown, but for now, I’m celebrating the original fall flavor (before pumpkin spice syrupy things took over the world): apples slow-baked in some form of buttery ...

Make Red Lentil, Chicken Soup in Slow Cooker

I am a Football Mom. A New York City Football Mom, so Football Moms from, say, Texas or California might smirk at me a little. That’s OK. I recognize the difference. But no matter how competitive the league, there is always food involved — for the kids before and after games, and at the ...

Speakers: Help Is Available For Victims of Violence

Crisis Hotlines — Sexual Assault Help Center: 800-884-7242 — Family Violence Prevention Program — 800-698-1247 or 304-232-2748 WHEELING — Students, educators, law enforcement officers and members of the public attending the No Stigma Attached Lunch and Learn session at West Virginia ...

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Grandsons’ Affection Disgusts Him

Dear Annie: My daughter is single and raising two sons. Her husband died in an automobile accident four years ago. I am worried about the relationship between her sons, “Steven,” 16, and “Frederick,” 10. I think they are too close and too affectionate with each other. Steven is very ...

Afternoon Delight Ends When Wife Takes Call

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been married for many years, work long schedules, and actually sleep when we go to bed at night. Saturday afternoon, we had “nothin’ to do,” so I suggested some hanky-panky. We were just getting into it when the phone rang. I told her to let it go to ...

Marijuana’s Many Variables Stunt Its Effectiveness

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am hoping you can weigh in on the use of cannibidiol (hemp-derived) for managing anxiety. My son has diagnoses of major depression and ADD. He has done a lot of online research and is interested in using CBD to manage periods where his anxiety is elevated, as he does not like ...

New Marine’s Mom Questions Contact

DEAR ABBY: My son and I are very close. He joined the Marine Corps (a decision I fully support) and shipped out recently. I had read on a Marine family site that frequent letters from home are encouraged, so I had letters written even before I got his mailing address. I sent off three ...

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Amanda Masciarelli

Masciarelli, McFarland

Karen and Rick Zonker of Bellaire announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Masciarelli, to Christian McFarland, son of Stacey and Barry Hall of Adena and Betsy and David McFarland of Martins Ferry. The bride-to-be is a 2011 graduate of Bellaire High School and a graduate of The Ohio ...

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Heather Lynch

Lynch, Ross

Mark and Cheryl Ross of Wellsburg and Michael and Barbara Lynch of Friendly announce the engagement of their children, Nathan Ross and Heather Lynch. The bride-to-be is a 2009 Tyler Consolidated High School graduate and graduated from West Virginia University in 2013 with a Bachelor of ...

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Megan Phemester

Phemester, Jones

Megan Phemester and Heath R. Jones announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Nora Phemester and the late Allen “Pat” Phemester. Her fiance is the son of the late Billie Gail Hinds and the late Robert W. Jones. Phemester graduated from Wheeling Central Catholic ...

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Haley Paige Jochum

Jochum, Felton

Brian and Sandy Jochum of Wheeling announce the engagement of their daughter, Haley Paige Jochum, to Stephen Joseph Felton, son of Dan and Nancy Felton of Weirton. The bride-to-be is a graduate of John Marshall High School and Bella Capelli Academy of Robinson, Pa. She is employed at Regis ...

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Mr. and Mrs. Dustin Rossie Shepherd
Meredith Rachel Jones

Shepherd, Jones

Dustin Rossie Shepherd and Meredith Rachel Jones were united in marriage Saturday, July 15, at Saint Thomas Preservation Hall, Wilmington, N.C., with Pastor Bob Brooks officiating the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Cynthia Hill Jones and Christopher Leon Jones of Wilmington. The ...

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Elba Heilman II
Ciara Dominique Yingling

Heilman, Yingling

Arthur Elba Heilman II and Ciara Dominique Yingling were united in marriage at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 29, at Vance Memorial Presbyterian Church in Wheeling with the Rev. William O. Webster Jr. officiating. The bride is the daughter of Virgil and Cecilia Yingling of St. Clairsville. The ...

Mr. and Mrs. Brian Killeen Davis
Kathleen C. McNeil

Davis, McNeil

Kathleen C. McNeil and Brian Killeen Davis were united in marriage on Saturday, Sept. 3. The outdoor ceremony was officiated at the Palmer House of Oglebay Park by David A. Camilletti. Lindsay Liebert served as matron of honor. Michael Powers served as best man. Other attendants were: ...

Fissel, McGee

Sadie JoJean McGee and Paul Justin Fissel Sr. were united in marriage at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at McGee’s Farm, West Liberty, with the Rev. Dennis Arnold officiating the double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey McGee Sr. of Wheeling. The groom is the son of the ...

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Provenzanos Mark 60th

Anthony “Tony” and Floridea Provenzano of Warwood, Wheeling, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, which also is the bride’s birthday. They were united in marriage at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 19, 1957, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Follansbee. Floridea Provenzano is ...

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Schneggs Celebrate 50th

Ralph and Wilma Schnegg of Martins Ferry celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday. They were united in marriage Oct. 14, 1967, at the Adena United Methodist Church, with the late Rev. Gray officiating. Wilma Schnegg is the daughter of the late Marion B. and Genevieve (Lantz) ...

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Dorans Celebrate Golden

Louis and Constance Doran of Wheeling will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday. They were united in marriage Oct. 14, 1967, at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Wheeling, with the Rev. Charles Tague officiating. Connie Doran is the daughter of the late Constantine and ...

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Yocums Celebrate 40th

Jana and Joe Yocum of Moundsville celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Saturday. They were united in marriage on Oct. 7, 1977, by Russell Smith Jr. Jana Yocum is the daughter of Jim and Sharon Allison. Joe Yocum is the son of Helen Yocum and the late Howard Yocum. The family ...

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Holy Grounds to Host Evening of Classic Oldies, Rock ’n’ Roll

Holy Grounds Cafe will welcome two musical acts to the stage on Thursday, Oct. 19. Jeff Tappe will kick off the evening, with the band Frequency performing the second half of the evening. The coffeehouse is open from 7-9:30 p.m. Tappe, an original member of the band Smoke Daddy & the ...

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ArtsLink to Present Akropolis Quintet

 ArtsLink presents the Akropolis Reed Quintet at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 17, at Tyler Consolidated High School. “We saw this group perform at a presenters conference last year, and they are phenomenal. We’re all in for a very fun evening. You put a bassoon on the stage and you’re ...

Tales From the Dark Side at Library

True tales from West Virginia’s dark side take center stage at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library. Veteran storyteller Jo Ann Dadisman will present “Murder, Mayhem & Mystery!” — sharing some of West Virginia’s more spirited history and ...

North Wheeling Historic Houses Open for Tour Sunday

By LINDA COMINS Staff Writer Area residents may tour 15 historic houses in North Wheeling from 1-5 p.m. Sunday and, in the process, help to save two antebellum buildings that have significant structural damage. The city of Wheeling, Wheeling Heritage, Victorian Old Town Association, ...

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Chapz Employees Carlee Stiles, left, and Kristin Wood feature the outdoor bar a patio area at Chapz Restaurant near Morristown.

Chapz Bar & Grill Features Outdoor Bar and Patio

By SCOTT McCLOSKEY Staff Writer MORRISTOWN — Whether it’s listening to live entertainment or booking it for a private party — the outdoor bar and patio area at Chapz Bar & Grill, located along National Road just west of the Jamboree in the Hills site near Morristown, continues to ...

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Homestyle Cooking Keeps Customers Coming Back to Schlepp’s

MORRISTOWN — Whether it’s their rotisserie chicken, dry rub ribs, or a three egg omelet — it’s that signature homestyle cooking in a family friendly atmosphere that keeps customers returning for more at Schlepp’s Family Restaurant just off the I-70 exit near Morristown, according ...

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Quaker Steak offers wings, ribs and more in unique atmosphere

By SCOTT McCLOSKEY For Ticket Known for their delicious wings, ribs and burgers — Quaker Steak & Lube at The Highlands in Ohio County features a large variety of menu items that keeps cutomers returning for more. “We have definitely been known for our wings. We have been voted as ...

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Fabio’s Pizza manager Candy Basil, right, and Haleigh Hannas wait on customers at the restaurant’s front counter.

Fabio’s Pizza Satisfying Customers for Nearly 25 Years

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Offering a variety of Sicilian, Napolitana and Chicago styles of pizza, calzones, stombolis, salads, pasta and a variety of sandwiches, Fabio’s Pizza has stood the test of time for 25 years. Owner Tom Cracolici says it’s the customer loyalty for the past 25 years that ...