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Community briefs for Friday, Oct. 31

Foliage in West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle counties is past peak but state foresters report it is still colorful and plentiful. Leaves in Berkeley, Jefferson, Mineral and Morgan counties are hanging tough and remain on the trees...

Photo: Squirrel gets unexpected company
Photo: Squirrel gets unexpected company

A squirrel munches on an acorn as a huge blow up dragon looms in the background along West Washington Street in St. Albans.

Community briefs for Friday, Oct. 31

Foliage in West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle counties is past peak but state foresters report it is still colorful and plentiful. Leaves in Berkeley, Jefferson, Mineral and Morgan counties are hanging tough and remain on the trees...

Fishing catches on: more out-of-state residents expected to get licenses in W.Va.
Fishing catches on: more out-of-state residents expected to get licenses in W.Va.

Official expects more out-of-state residents to get licenses in W.Va.

Community briefs for Thursday, Oct. 30

The Problem Gamblers Help Network of West Virginia hosts a weekly counselor-led support group for problem gamblers and their loved ones. The group is free and confidential. It meets every Friday at 6:30 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church in South...

Photo: Spider recreates web just by using sense of touch
Photo: Spider recreates web just by using sense of touch

Yellow Garden Orb Weavers re-create their web every night using only their sense of touch . You can generally tell how well fed the spider is by the thickness of the stabilimentum, the silk structure, as it is energetically expensive and hungry...

Photos: Halloween party wraps up
Photos: Halloween party wraps up

The St. Albans Library hosted a Halloween party Wednesday, offering a variety of activities including the mummy wrap and run contest.

Community briefs for Wednesday, Oct. 29

A support group for problem gamblers and their loved ones meets at 6:30 p.m. each Friday evening at Blessed Sacrament Church in South Charleston. It is free and confidential. Anyone who wishes to get more information can call 800-GAMBLER or email...

Seven decades later, spaghetti dinner still draws a crowd
Seven decades later, spaghetti dinner still draws a crowd

Plans are simmering for the 70th annual spaghetti dinner at the Christ the King Catholic Church in Dunbar.

The fundraiser attracts hundreds of diners every year.

Organizers say the secret is in the sauce as well as the meatballs ... but...

Running program teaches young girls life lessons
Running program teaches young girls life lessons

Girls on the Run is more than physical activity program

Library draws a crowd of kids from all over area
Library draws a crowd of kids from all over area

Programs bring in families from all over area

By CHARLOTTE FERRELL SMITH

Daily Mail Staff

The Halloween party was packed with kids in costume, games and crafts in the works and tables laden with treats.

Hundreds flock to the...

Vintage dolls are in the spotlight at Huntington museum
Vintage dolls are in the spotlight at Huntington museum

HUNTINGTON — A new attraction at Heritage Farm Museum & Village is geared to show Appalachia beyond farm and rural living.

Bowes Doll and Carriage Museum includes elaborate displays of dolls, carriages, miniature furniture and appliances, ...

FOOD GUY: Apple orchard visit thrilled us to the core

A few weeks ago we spent a gorgeous fall weekend at a cozy farmhouse in Greenbrier County, hiking along the creek, playing out in the fields, snuggling around the fireplace at night, enjoying a hearty farm-cooked breakfast in the morning.

But as ...

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