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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 ...

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 ...