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This May 30, 2017 photo shows salmon with crispy skin and pepperoncini lemon sauce in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Sara Moulton. (Sara Moulton via AP)

Revive Traditional New England Fourth of July Dinner: Salmon

Throughout New England, the traditional entree of choice for dinner on the Fourth of July was salmon served with a side of peas. This happy pairing capitalized on the region’s seasonal bounty — it just so happened that the salmon were running and fresh peas were at their peak at the very ...

This June 19, 2017 photo shows a glass of icy agua fresca in Coronado, Calif. This dish is by Melissa d'Arabian. (Melissa d'Arabian via AP)

Fresh Fruit, Ice Blend Helps Keep You Cool

Balmy weather calls for ice-cold sweet treats; fruity drinks are a natural part of the summertime poolside landscape. But those drinks are often loaded with sugar, boasting 40 or more grams in even a reasonably sized drink. Worse, the “fruitiness” is often from flavored syrup instead ...

This May 24, 2017 photo shows corn gazpacho with garlic croutons. This dish is from a recipe by Sara Moulton. (Sara Moulton via AP)

Corn Served in a New Way for Fourth of July

Simple and delicious straight out of the garden, abundant corn on the cob is one of the great things about summer. You boil it up, spread on a little butter, dig in and thank your lucky stars. But even perfection gets boring after a while. This cold refreshing soup is a way to have your corn ...

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Children participate in a yoga class at Happy Goat Yoga in North Wheeling. Instructor Nikki Kiger will wrap up the first summer session of kids’ yoga classes Tuesday and a second four-week session will begin on July 18.

Yoga’s Benefits Extend to Kids

As the benefits of yoga — not only physical but mental and emotional — become more recognized, getting kids more involved with the ancient practice is a no-brainer. Nikki Kiger, a physical therapist with West Virginia Birth to Three, is wrapping up a month-long summer session of ...

In this June 21, 2017 photo, Astrid Rubens demonstrates the elasticity of homemade slime in her kitchen in St. Paul, Minn. Glue, baking soda and contact lens solution are all it takes to make satisfyingly stretchy slime. (AP Photos/Jeff Baenen)

Summer of Slime

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Call this The Summer of Slime. The slime trend is probably happening right now in your home, if you live with a tween girl. Or maybe it’s on your phone, in endless video loops that crackle and pop on Instagram and YouTube. For Boomers and Gen X-ers who aren’t ...

In this May 24, 2017 photo a path forks in a wooded area in Dymock, England. The American poet Robert Frost lived in the area from 1914-1915. His time there was a key influence on his work, including the famous "The Road Not Taken" in which "two roads diverged in a yellow wood".  (AP Photo/Jerry Harmer)

Two Roads Diverging in Yellow Wood May Be in England

DYMOCK, England — The woods were cool, a welcome balm on a hot day. Shafts of sunlight poured through the canopy. Slowly, I walked down a track thick with long-fallen leaves. And then I found it. It wasn’t much to look at, just a spot where the path split. But that was the point. ...

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Artworks Gallery Features Steubenville Artists

What happens when an impressionist and a realist create an art show? Not a joke, it’s this month’s show at Artworks Around Town at the Centre Market, 2200 Market St., Wheeling. Jim Watson and Paul Hornung, both members of the Steubenville Art Association, are exhibiting their artwork ...

Bella was a pretty pooch in pink at the Women's Expo fashion show on Wednesday at the White Palace, Wheeling Park. Her outfit was from The Snotty Pooch in St. Clairsville.

Fashion Forward at Women’s Expo

Women who attended the inaugural Women’s Expo hosted by the Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce at the White Palace on Wednesday were treated to food, fashion and shopping featuring a variety of local businesses. Sherrie Dunlevy served as the emcee for the fashion show, which featured local ...

July calendar

July 1-31 — Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Park, noon-5 p.m. July 1-31 — Good Zoo, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; exception: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 4. July 1-31 — Wheeling Civic Garden ...

Speaker to Share New Research on Area Forts

The Fort Henry Commemoration Speaker Series continues at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the third-floor courtroom of West Virginia Independence Hall, 1528 Market St., Wheeling, with a free program presented by Weirton attorney, historian and author Michael E. Nogay. He will speak about the new edition ...

Special Activities

CEOS Council The Ohio County Community Educational Outreach Service Council will meet at Elm Grove United Methodist Church, 125 Kruger St., Wheeling, at 10 a.m. Monday. Any officer or committee chair who cannot attend the meeting is asked to send an alternate. Civil War Roundtable The Ohio ...

Reunion Notebook

Moundsville Class of ’48 Moundsville High School Class of 1948 will meet for brunch at Perkins Restaurant, 105 Lafayette Ave., Moundsville, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. Reservations may be made by calling 304-845-3884 or 304-843-1031 by Thursday. Moundsville Class of ’58 Moundsville ...

Models wear creations of the Giorgio Armani men's Spring-Summer 2018 collection, part of the Milan Fashion Week, unveiled in Milan, Italy, Monday, June 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

Millennials Rule Milan Fashion Week

MILAN (AP) — Designers resized Milan Fashion Week for menswear, condensing previews for next spring and summer into just over three days. While New York and London’s commitment to menswear has waned, Milan remains true to the segment that fuels Italian exports. Of the $10 billion in ...

WLU PAs Grads Hold First Commencement

West Liberty University held its first commencement exclusively for Master of Science in physician assistant studies graduates at 6 p.m. June 16 in Kelly Theatre. “We congratulate our students for their hard work and diligence in finishing their clinicals and completing their master’s ...

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Lady Gaga recently met with students in California during the filming of the upcoming public service announcement for DonorsChoose.org and Born This Way Foundation. Gaga is teaming up with Staples Inc. to support education and create a positive classroom experience through its Staples for Students program.

Gaga Teams With Staples To Improve Student Experiences

Lady Gaga is teaming up with Staples Inc. to support education and create a positive classroom experience through its Staples for Students program. The partnership builds on Staples’ commitment to supporting education and helping teachers and students. On Thursday, Staples announced it is ...

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Operations Manager Josh Beatty displays a box of the famous “DiCarlos Pizza” in the lobby of the downtown Wheeling shop.

DiCarlo’s Pizza Offers Iconic Taste for More Than 70 Years

WHEELING — Toni Dicarlo, owner of the downtown Wheeling DiCarlo’s Pizza shop said the business continues to provide their customers with the same iconic taste passed down through the generations for more than 70 years. Dicarlo said the business originated with her uncle Primo DiCarlo, who ...

Study: Shootings kill or injure 19 US children each day

Gender, Age, Race Figure Into Child Shooting Deaths

CHICAGO — Shootings kill or injure at least 19 U.S. children each day, with boys, teenagers and blacks most at risk, according to a government study that paints a bleak portrait of persistent violence. The analysis of 2002-14 U.S. data is billed as the most comprehensive study on the ...

EU Court: Vaccines Can Be Blamed For Illnesses Without Any Proof

LONDON — The highest court of the European Union ruled Wednesday that courts can consider whether a vaccination led to someone developing an illness even when there is no scientific proof. The decision was issued on Wednesday in relation to the case of a Frenchman known as Mr. J.W., who ...

This photo provided by Falper shows their Wing sink, designed by Ludovico Lombari, which evokes the swooping wings of a crane, in a wall-mounted sink. Pedestals and wallmounts like this are great choices for small baths, and become sculptural art pieces that elevate the spaces. (Maurizio Marcato/Falper via AP)

Pedestals With Panache

If you’ve got a powder room, chances are there’s a pedestal sink in it. The lavatory perches have long been the go-to option for small bathrooms, and even for full-size spaces where a less imposing fixture is desired. The simple bowl-on-a-stick concept has been given some imaginative ...

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Hopping Down the Columbus Ale Trail

Americans love their beer. This is a country where a Belgium-based megabrewer renames its beer “America,” and the people lap it up. But if you want true American spirit, it can be found fermenting in the nation’s microbreweries. These startups — many launched by home brewers turned ...