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Ever-changing prices baffle buyers
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Ever-changing prices baffle buyers

NEW YORK — Online shopping has become as volatile as stock market trading. Wild, minute-by-minute price swings on everything from clothes to TVs have made it difficult for holiday shoppers to “buy low.”

A growing number of...

Ever-changing prices baffle buyers
Ever-changing prices baffle buyers

NEW YORK — Online shopping has become as volatile as stock market trading. Wild, minute-by-minute price swings on everything from clothes to TVs have made it difficult for holiday shoppers to “buy low.”

A growing number of...

Applications open for 2015 FestivALL Capitol Street Art Fair

The application process for the 2015 FestivALL Capitol Street Art Fair is now open.

Betty Rivard, producer for FestivALL Art Fairs, said artist and crafters who want to exhibit their work in next June’s fair need to have applications...

Community briefs for Friday, Dec. 19

Today is the deadline to purchase 2015 pool season passes for a 25 percent discount from the Putnam County Parks and Recreation Commission. To purchase tickets, call 304-562-0518, ext. 10.

Couple seek out ‘ugly’ Christmas trees for growing collection
Couple seek out ‘ugly’ Christmas trees for growing collection

Rudolph romped among the Charlie Brown trees.

The dog, a 1-year-old Weimaraner, seemed oblivious to the cold, windy day as his owners, B.J. and John Henry Knoth, told the story of how they accumulated their little forest of pine trees by adding...

An afternoon with cigar enthusiasts, the promise of legal Cuban stogies in the air
An afternoon with cigar enthusiasts, the promise of legal Cuban stogies in the air

By Jessica Contrera

The Washington Post

WASHINGTON - “Have you ever had something that you knew you weren’t allowed to have? That’s how good it is. That’s a Cuban.”

They could already smell...

Community briefs for Thursday, Dec. 18

The Coal River Group will host its Community Christmas Party from 5 to 7 p.m. today.

Children are welcome to visit Santa at the River Center in Meadowood Park, 181 Pettigrew Lane, Tornado.

Come enjoy...

Creative gear heads express love of rat rods
Creative gear heads express love of rat rods

SAUGERTIES, N.Y. — Peter Duvaloois’ rat rods are way cooler than your car.

The fast machines are pieced together from vintage parts and scrapyard finds. They are rumblier, rustier and turn more heads on the highway....

Mock apple pie offers flavors you won’t believe
Mock apple pie offers flavors you won’t believe

Crackers unlikely ingredient in grandmother’s mock apple pie recipe

This is the last story in a four-week series about local pie makers and their signature pies.

By ZACK HAROLD

DAILY MAIL LIFE...

Church members battle for cookie supremacy in annual contest
Church members battle for cookie supremacy in annual contest

Participants asked to bring two dozen treats for judging, sharing, leftovers

Community briefs for Wednesday, Dec. 17

A community-wide Christmas caroling event will be at 6:30 p.m. today at the first “Light Up the Levee!” at Haddad Riverfront Park. Attendees are asked to bring non-perishable food items to benefit the Covenant House Food Pantry. Hot...

Food Guy: Can different music ‘change’ the taste of wine?

Did you catch the “news” (imagine me air-quoting this) last week where researchers in Australia discovered that the color coffee cup you use may affect the perceived taste of the java inside it?

According to the study, tasters...

Still more ornaments available to benefit charities
Still more ornaments available to benefit charities

As the wonders of 3-D printing technology continue to advance, you can own a little piece of 3-D history and make a donation to charity at the same time.

The Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing is using its 3-D printer...

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