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Young Musicians With ‘Old Souls’ Find Niche

WHEELING — Digging through sheet music left behind by the quintet of sisters who kept Cockayne Farmstead buzzing during Victorian times came to a good end. Members of Faire May band unearthed the kind of jewel that fiddle player Zac Gordon said excites “old soul” musicians. It was ...

Hanukkah at Home: Holiday Turns Into Community Builder

By NORA EDINGER For the Sunday News-Register WHEELING — Hanukkah isn’t a particularly big event in Jewish life. Yom Kippur, Rosh Hashanah and Passover tend to get top billing. But when Lisa Shats and her family relocated to the city nearly a decade ago in search of a better work-life ...

WLU Greek Life Shares Thanksgiving Dinner With Others

WEST LIBERTY — West Liberty University’s Greek Life picked Philanthropy Day to deliver a gift that is sure to make a difference for the community. “Nov. 15 was World Philanthropy Day so Greek Life came together and donated $500 to their chosen cause, which was to purchase 20 full ...

Want To Avoid A Turkey Coma After Thanksgiving Dinner? Try These Ideas

For those looking for ways to stay awake after eating their turkey feast this Thanksgiving there are a few activities one can do with friends and family after dinner. Immediately after there is typically a ton of dishes that need cleared and sometimes washed by hand. If one can muster ...

Goin’ On A Deer Hunt

TRIADELPHIA — Rifle season — the crown jewel of West Virginia’s fall deer hunting schedule — doesn’t begin until tomorrow. But, Isaac Knight was already handling the family inflow that the annual “buckstravaganza” brings by early last week. “My uncle’s flying in ... and I ...

Talking Turkey: If Thanksgiving Feast Is Back, So Are the Leftovers

We’ve all learned more than we bargained for about how to celebrate the holidays during uncertain times. Last year, many of us cooked smaller Thanksgiving feasts and celebrated by Zoom. This year, with the proper precautions, we might see more real-life gatherings, and plates full of most — ...