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Community notes: Oct. 22, 2014

Social engagement and Alzheimer’s

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association is launching a social engagement program designed to help people living in the...

Community notes: Oct. 22, 2014

Social engagement and Alzheimer’s

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association is launching a social engagement program designed to help people living in the ...

From the kitchen: Pumpkin slaw wows foodie crowd

Chef Andrew Quesenberry, executive chef at Quarry Manor in Charleston, made an encore appearance last Thursday at Tammy Borstnar’s “Bringing Cooking Back” weekly series at Capitol Market, with an over the top steak taco....

Raising breast cancer awareness in the African American community
Raising breast cancer awareness in the African American community

October, as most of us realize, is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. However, many people don’t know the special challenges of combating this disease in the African American community. The local graduate chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority aims...

Remembering the Holocaust

In 1994, Henry Mayer, already a seasoned archivist, began his work with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. Part of that work included the search for the diary of Alfred Rosenberg, the chief theoretician for the Nazi Party...

Get a Clue: Main Street Murder Mystery game comes to town
Get a Clue: Main Street Murder Mystery game comes to town

Let’s be honest: Sherlock Holmes has nothing on you. You’ve always fancied yourself an amateur sleuth, and anyone who’s ever watched a television “whodunnit” in the same room surely knows what a great armchair...

Innerviews: Even after 52 years in nursing, she can't walk away  
Innerviews: Even after 52 years in nursing, she can't walk away  

If there's an aspect of nursing Audrey Schmidt hasn't experienced, she'd be hard-pressed to name it. Her been-there-done-that career spans five decades and embraces about every duty imaginable -- OB, pediatrics, ER, ICU and CCU, IV therapy, home...

Colombian coffee aroma wafts through Gilmer County
Colombian coffee aroma wafts through Gilmer County

LINN — Duane and Rachel Brown never really meant to get into the coffee business.

“To tell you the truth,” Rachel said, sitting at the head of the table in her dining room, slowly sipping...

At Indiana University, misspelling is cast in bronze

It’s one thing to spell a word wrong when you work for a newspaper in a market like mine.

I’ve done it more than a few times over the years but I never fail to feel like a moron when a misspelling for which I’m responsible...

Diabetic teen doesn’t let diagnosis get her down
Diabetic teen doesn’t let diagnosis get her down

You’re out shopping for a few necessities when you pass a woman browsing with her teenage daughter. The mother throws up her hands frantically and says, “You’re acting funny! Are you high?!” The looks you shoot their way...

Manna Meal fundraiser Friday wants participants to have a bowl

Hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind ceramic bowls filled with one of five varieties of homemade soup are available to those taking part in today’s Fall MannaFest fundraiser to benefit Manna Meal Inc., the Charleston nonprofit organization dedicated to...

W.Va. wine trail has become a ferment desire
W.Va. wine trail has become a ferment desire

This is the sixth and final installment in a series of reports about West Virginia farm wineries and the quest for wine and distillery trails that could drive tourism for this emerging industry.

The featured winemakers, ranging in age from 37 to ...

Pets of the Week: Oct. 19, 2014
Pets of the Week: Oct. 19, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Butter Bradley is a 4-month-old yellow Lab who lives with the Bradley family in Charleston. In fact, he was a first birthday gift for Brooks Bradley from his grandparents, “Poppy” and “Nammy”...

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Pets of the Week: Oct. 19, 2014
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Diabetic teen doesn’t let diagnosis get her down

Food & Dining

W.Va. wine trail has become a ferment desire
Monroe farm still mills Bloody Butcher corn
Counter Intelligence: Eggplant, simple to exotic
Colombian coffee aroma wafts through Gilmer County
Vines & Vittles: Canaan to host wine weekend

Gardening

Garden Guru: Organic growing takes attention

Fashion

Home

WV Design Team: Cozy home must have fireplace

Travel

Fall brings Foliage Festival to Va. music center

Columns

Smell the Coffee: Almost human
Live Life Fully: How do you color your world?
From the kitchen: Pumpkin slaw wows foodie crowd
Innerviews: Even after 52 years in nursing, she can't walk away  
At Indiana University, misspelling is cast in bronze