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Crafting Brings New Skills, Fresh Outlook to YSS Residents

WHEELING — Like many teen girls, Kae has a room decorated with string lights, high color and a big dose of wistfulness. Like many crafty types, she’s also got a serious stash of yarn. Colorful skeins and balls peek out of containers in her closet, on a shelving unit and on the floor next ...

Taste of Place: Meals Link Dinner Table to Local Farms

WELLSBURG — “What do West Virginians call farm to table? Breakfast, lunch and dinner. It wasn’t invented in Napa.” Chatman Neely wasn’t just talking the local-food talk. As a native of Princeton – with a family farm so long lived it has straddled the West Virginia/Virginia border ...

Device Helps Paralyzed Man Communicate

In a medical first, researchers harnessed the brain waves of a paralyzed man unable to speak — and turned what he intended to say into sentences on a computer screen. It will take years of additional research but the study, reported Wednesday, marks an important step toward one day ...

They’re With the Band: Crandall Creek Spans Generations to Top Charts

MOUNDSVILLE — Jerry Andrew’s guitar had been shoved under the bed at his Moundsville farm for so long the strings disintegrated. Kathy Wigman Lesnock had already cried in her tea a couple of decades ago — convinced a lackluster journey from just over the Pennsylvania border to Nashville ...

Descendants of Wheeling Settlers to Return for Family Reunion

WHEELING — About 50 members of the McCluskey family — which settled in Wheeling in 1840 and has members who trace their lineage to the Zane family, the founders of Wheeling – will be visiting the Friendly City this month for a family reunion. The McCluskey Family Reunion is ...

Offices After COVID-19: Wider Halls, Fewer Desks

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — The coronavirus already changed the way we work. Now it’s changing the physical space, too. Many companies are making adjustments to their offices to help employees feel safer as they return to in-person work, like improving air circulation systems or moving ...