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New Asian American Bakeries Find Bicultural Sweet Spot

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — For some Asian Americans, the dim sum cookie at Sunday Bakeshop here will taste like childhood. It looks like a typical sugar cookie except with sesame seeds on top. But bite into the creamy, red bean center and it’s reminiscent of the fried, filled sesame balls ...

Rolling With It

WHEELING — It’s not every church that rolls out some 200 free bikes per year from a basement and back-alley workshop. Or that offers everything from professional counseling to near-daily recovery programs inside its walls. But, not every church is smack dab in the middle of a ...

Whittlin’ Away: Moundsville Teens Take Woodcraft To Market

A long COVID winter, a downed tree and a gift idea that worked well once before. That’s what it took to turn the teenaged Harr brothers into whittling entrepreneurs. “Two years ago, for Christmas, he (brother Jacob Harr, 15) gave me a book on lure making,” said Austin Harr, 13. The ...

West Liberty University Foundation Announces New Officers, Members

WEST LIBERTY — The West Liberty University Foundation Board of Directors recently elected new officers and members. New officers elected at the regularly scheduled July meeting include: Chairman John Dolan of Indiana, Pa., Vice Chairman Dr. Daniel Joseph of Wheeling, Treasurer Russell ...

Women At Work: YWCA Links Trades Training to Contracting Experience

WHEELING — Jennifer Danielson keeps pictures of her favorite construction projects on her phone. Flecked with white paint from the work of the day, she scrolls through images of a deck installed for Holy Family Childcare & Development Center with an expression of pride — and ...

Library Brings ‘Queen of the Desert’ to Riverfront Park

MOUNDSVILLE — Archaeologist, British Army officer, diplomat, spy and Middle East expert, Gertrude Bell, was truly a visionary in her day. And the very talented Karen Vuranch will bring this remarkable woman to life in a living history presentation courtesy of the Moundsville-Marshall County ...