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Opa! Grecian Food Festival Returns to Wheeling This Month

WHEELING — The parishioners of St. John the Divine Greek Orthodox Church in Wheeling will welcome the community to their 20th Annual Grecian Food Festival July 28-31. The popular community festival celebrating Greek heritage and delectable cuisine will take place from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. that ...

Slow Tourism Start On Greek Island But Businesses Optimistic

KOKKARI, Greece (AP) — The picturesque seaside village of Kokkari on the Greek island of Samos is unusually quiet for this time of year. Sunbeds on its long pebble beach lie mostly empty; customers in the shops are few and far between. About a month after Greece officially opened to ...

Fourth in a Flash: Three Quick Ways To Add Sparkle At A Holiday Picnic

WHEELING — If more than a year of dining COVIDly has left your skills at cooking for the masses rusty, here are a trio of recipes from the Wheeling Newspapers’ test kitchen that will help you face all manner of picnickers on the coming holiday. And, do it quickly. Seriously. A note ...

Who Gets Custody of the Dog?

NEW YORK (AP) — In the eyes of the law, pets are property when it comes to divorce, but new ways of working out custody of the dog, cat or parrot have sprung up with special mediators and “petnups” to avoid disputes. Alaska, California and Illinois are among states that have enacted ...

Workforce 2021: Gen Z Is Diving In

WHEELING — With the fallout of COVID leaving an abundance of essential jobs open, area teens are dipping their toes into an employment pool that is suddenly larger than the park positions where generations of Wheeling youth have paid their entry-level dues. Food service and retail, in ...