Shepherdstown couple comes out on top against COVID-19

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SHEPHERDSTOWN — Unable to wipe smiles off their faces, Carolyn and James Vigil posted a selfie to Facebook on Friday night with the caption: “We kicked COVID19’s a. Happy Hour for two at Casa de Vigil!” Reported cases Nos. 1 and 2 in the state, the Vigils were the first of the ...

Seventh COVID-19 Case Identified in Ohio County

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The Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department Sunday said a seventh positive case of COVID-19 has been identified in Ohio County. Currently, the health department is monitoring 7 cases (one early case has been transferred to California). Meanwhile, on Saturday, the Marshall County Health ...

In Somalia, coronavirus goes from fairy tale to nightmare

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By ABDI GULED and MOHAMED SHEIKH NOR Associated Press MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — At first, the coronavirus was just a fairy tale, a rumor along the dusty lanes of the displaced persons' camp that Habiba Ali calls home. It seemed fantastical: an illness sweeping the world far beyond ...

Sunday Sit-Down: Rabbi Joshua Lief, Temple Shalom, Wheeling

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Editor’s note: Rabbi Joshua Lief of Temple Shalom in Wheeling is among a growing number of city natives who have returned to the area to raise their families and make Wheeling a better place to live. Lief is not shy in giving his opinion on a number of topics to make the city grow, as the ...