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Holiday Sweet Tooth

Dear Annie: I have an addictive personality, and this time of year is really tough for me. Starting with Halloween, I can’t stop eating sweets. Usually, the residual candy lasts for weeks, and even if I remove it from my house, it’s all over the office or clients’ offices. Then, moving ...

Christmas Collectors Celebrate Every Day

Christmas collectors are the most passionate collectors around. These enthusiasts love to gather antique Christmas treasures and display them no matter the season. One of the stars of the season is that jolly old elf, Santa Claus. You would be amazed at the number of images, figures and ...

Victorian Christmas Toys, Games Were Popular Entertainment

Christmas toys were popular in Victorian times. Hundreds of different family card and board games were manufactured and sold. Today they are collectible as complete games or parts. The box decorated with an attractive Christmas picture of Santa and snow scenes can be propped on a shelf. The ...

Teacher Returns To Alma Mater, Pens Book About Teaching

After more than 20 years in North Carolina, school teacher A.J. Bucon’s mid-life epiphany led him back to the hallowed halls of his alma mater — Wheeling Central Catholic High School It was a compilation of experiences since returning to Central, not as a student, but as a teacher, that ...

Coloring Book Depicts Wheeling, Past And Present

Get out your crayons and take a stroll down memory lane this holiday season. Author Mike Duve has produced a 140-page Wheeling Souvenir Coloring Book that depicts people, places and businesses — past and present — in Wheeling, West Virginia. The 8 and 1/2 by 11-inch book offers hours ...

Retired Wetzel County Teacher Publishes Her Second Children’s Book

Wetzel County resident and retired teacher, Jan Thornton Jones, announces the publication of her second illustrated children’s book, “Why Me?” This is the story of a very active little boy who seems to bring trouble to every situation both at school and at home. After each incident, ...