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Christmas traditions

Driving back from my aunt’s and uncle’s house after Thanksgiving — in the same little pocket of Wetzel County where I used to spend every Thanksgiving, Christmas ... Sunday ... at my gran’s house — I found myself this year looking eagerly for the homes that would already be brightly ...

Santa Claus will always come

And finally it’s Christmas. A time for remembrance of happy Christmas past; for enjoying happy Christmas present; for anticipation of happy Christmas future. Many years ago, Francis Church of the New York Sun wrote a famous editorial in reply to a letter from an 8-year-old girl, Virginia ...

Look Back: Communities take care of all at Christmastime

Editor’s note: The following is a reproduction of historic newspaper items and contains descriptions of people, organizations and events that are understood to be wrong and would not be used today. *** Note: Following are excerpts from the Dec. 26, 1913, edition of the Parkersburg Dispatch ...

Merry Christmas to all!

On behalf of the entire Angelos family we would like to wish each one of you a very “MERRY CHRISTMAS” with happiness and good health always. The big day has finally arrived and the months and weeks of preparation are over and it is time to celebrate and enjoy your family and ...

My best book picks for 2021

It’s the end of the year, and time to look back on the best books of 2021! AUTOBIOGRAPHY: “My Name’s Yours, What’s Alaska?” by Alaska (Chronicle Books) Fan favorite from “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and crazy quotable Alaska tells all about their rise to fame, from humble beginnings ...