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Deep fried maple leaves are a new way to enjoy fall foliage
BILLY WOLFE/DAILY MAIL
Deep fried maple leaves are a new way to enjoy fall foliage

Daily Mail staffers give popular Japanese snack a try, and enjoy it.

Deep fried maple leaves are a new way to enjoy fall foliage
Deep fried maple leaves are a new way to enjoy fall foliage

Japanese snack surprises Daily Mail staff members with light, crispy appeal

Community briefs for Wednesday, Oct. 22

A bazaar and hot dog sale will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 6823 Sissonville Dr.

A variety of crafts and baked goods will be sold. The cost of renting a table is $10 and proceeds go to the...

N.H. city probes pumpkin fest melee
N.H. city probes pumpkin fest melee

KEENE, N.H. — Local police in New Hampshire are setting up a task force to investigate violent disturbances near Keene’s annual pumpkin festival that led to property damage, dozens of arrests and many injuries over the weekend....

Photo: Students get early start on city planning
Photo: Students get early start on city planning

Linda Harper, a community development consultant from Washington, D.C., talks to 8th grade middle school students at the Clay Center about the mock city they are designing. This is the second year the Charleston Area Alliance sponsored the community...

Community briefs for Tuesday, Oct. 21

The South Charleston Chamber of Commerce and the Woman’s Club of South Charleston will host “An Evening with the Candidates” at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Woman’s Club of South Charleston, 214 D St. All candidates for ...

On Retirement: Though struggling, libraries remain important community fixture

My retirement from full-time employment came on the heels of an early-out offer just before my 63rd birthday. I’ve never regretted the decision to accept the offer.

But leaving a part-time position a dozen years later wasn’t by...

Concert will mark 100th anniversary of WWI’s start
Concert will mark 100th anniversary of WWI’s start

To mark the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I, a special concert will be held at Christ Church United Methodist in Charleston.

The Opus Chorale will present a choral concert entitled “For the Fallen” 7 p.m. Saturday ...

October fright fest is a family affair
October fright fest is a family affair

Parents, children spending weekends working at haunted house for fifth year

New England raking in millions from leaf peepers
New England raking in millions from leaf peepers

JAFFREY, N.H. — On Mount Monadnock, hikers file up the 3,165-foot peak in lockstep, protected from drizzling rain by a luminous golden canopy of leaves. They’re not just gazing at foliage — they’re looking at cold, hard...

Community briefs on Make-A-Wish and more

Make-A-Wish is looking for new volunteers to assist with wish fulfillment. To become a wish volunteer, individuals must be at least 21 years of age, pass a criminal background check and attend a training session. The next training is taking...

Photo gallery: Autumn colors on display in WV
Photo gallery: Autumn colors on display in WV

Views from those who attended Bridge Day
Views from those who attended Bridge Day

Bridge Day is one of West Virginia’s most unique events. People jump off a bridge. And it is wonderful. Specifically, people jump — with parachutes — from the New River Gorge Bridge and land 800-some feet below.

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