Sports Blog

From the Bench: Luck Gives Grid 411 on Neutral, Non-Conference Games

For years, even the most diehard West Virginia University fan would often find themselves having a hard time defending...

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It’s Happening

It's Happening: Basking in Color & History at Bridgeport's Marble Beach

During the recent National Night Out at Bridgeport Pool, my granddaughter Della and I took a short break from the crowds a...

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A&E Blog

ArtsLink: Connie, the Bridgeport Stage Crafters and Why Words Can be More Valuable than Money

I hate money.    I hate what people will do to acquire it. I hate not having it. I hate how not...

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ToquiNotes: Revisiting Ray Blake, The Canteen and the Birth of the Giovanni

EDITOR’S NOTE: Summer weekends meant more than swimming for me and entire generations of individuals that frequented...

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Emergency Services Blog

How You Can "Be A Force of Nature" in Face of Disaster

Severe weathercan strike anywhere at any time.Thunderstorms and lightning,flash floods,tornadoesand evenwinter stormscan d...

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Weekend Angler

Weekend Angler: Hot Summertime Fun

As a longtime outdoors person, there’s one thing I’ve noticed through the years; when winter is long and c...

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Mikini Bikini

Women Dress for Women

You could say the corporate office where I work isn’t your typical Fortune 500 environment.  Now well-known ...

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Conservation Station

Conservation Station: Make Your New Year's Resolutions Count

I would like to wish you all a wonderful and safe holiday season!  Thank you for all the support you, my readers,...

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Off the Shelf

Off the Shelf: Hot Summer Releases You May Have Missed

Summer books have one advantage over a lot of summer consumer products. Unlike swimming suits that disappear in early...

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Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness: These Are a Few of My Thanksgiving Things...

I look back on Thanksgiving dinners as a child with nothing but fondness and warmth. The excitement I felt as my mom s...

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Healthy Kids First

Healthy Kids First: What's in the Lunchbox?

It’s here! We’re back to school and we now have kids’ lunches on our minds. A recent study of k...

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Mandy Curry

Mandy Curry

The Locavore Next Door

The Locavore Next Door: How to Speak & Eat Like a Local

Growing up there were culinary traditions and ways of doing things that I just took for granted.  It wasn’t...

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Carrie Robinson

Carrie Robinson

Brady's Blog

Brady's Blog: The Ten Thousand Foot View of Bridgeport's Color War

I’ve been thinking a lot about Tracy Marrow the last few weeks.  I’m sure that name means nothing to most...

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Tim Brady

Tim Brady

College View

College View: Campus Thoughts of WVU's Big 12 Move

EDITOR'S NOTE: This article initially appeared in The Daily Antheneum, West Virginia University's student newspape...

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Lacey Palmer

Lacey Palmer

Journey to the Crown

Journey to the Crown: Winding Up Appearances as Miss WV

It has been quite some time since I have posted about my recent appearances! Here is what I have been up to around the...

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Strong Ideas

STRONG Idea: 12 Days of Fitness; Day 12

On the twelfth DAY OF FITNESS, my trainer gave to me 12 Squat Hops 11 Full Body Sit-ups 10 Stance Jacks...

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Wheels Up

Wheels Up: Telling RFK to Get a Haircut and Other Presidential Bridgeport Visit Tidbits

Thanks again for the great feedback on my article featuring Chet Whitehair.  He is truly a fascinating man. I was thi...

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Benedum Blog

Benedum Blog: Gearing Up for the "Festival of the Century"

The Bridgeport Benedum Festival is gearing up for its biggest and best event in many years. As festival chair, I am as...

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John Belcastro

John Belcastro

Let’s Get Fresh

Let's Get Fresh: 2014 Price Survey

OK, now that I have your attention…or, wait, are you still looking at the two intelligent, attractive women in...

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Bob Workman

Bob Workman

A Little Know-Howe

A Little Know-Howe: Let's Hear it For "Optimism" - the New WVU Football Buzzword?

Optimism is not a word I would have associated with the WVU football program following last season's 4-8 finish. I...

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The Grapevine

The Grapevine: Let the Italian Festival Begin!

Starting this weekend the streets of Clarksburg will be filled with tasty Italian food,good music and people dancing i...

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Rosalyn Queen Alonso

Rosalyn Queen Alonso

Student Perspective

Student Perspective: Member of RAZE, Leah Stutler Shares its Mission to Stomp Out Tobacco Use

RAZE is a statewide, teen-led movement to spread the word of the Lies of Big Tobacco in West Virginia. The definition of R...

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Leah Stutler

Leah Stutler

City Faces

City Faces in Different Places

Bridgeport is booming with business. I recently had the fortune of meeting a hard-working Bridgeport business owner. P...

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Michelle Duez

Michelle Duez

Cantrell’s Corner

City Faces in Different Places

I've spent the last six days traveling over 1,000 miles with my son Mark and his Babe Ruth baseball team in western Ke...

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Michelle Duez

Michelle Duez

Floral Design with Cara

Floral Design with Cara: Back to School Blooms

It's that time of year again---time for the college student to move into their home away from home. Whether it be...

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Green Your Summer

Green Your Summer: Waste Management Provides Storm Readiness Actions for Residence

It’s a service that, once restored, means things are getting back to normal. Much like electricity for your home...

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