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Guest column/Former Red Cross director says thanks to community

November 9, 2014 On Friday, I left my position as executive director of the Jefferson County Chapter and I want to take this opportunity to say thank you to my community for supporting the American Red Cros. more »»

Remember to honor vets Tuesday

November 9, 2014 Veterans Day will be here in two days. On that day, we honor those who gave their lives defending our way of life. more »»

It’s the thought that counts

November 8, 2014 Since school started, it feels like I go for stretches of days without seeing the Long Suffering Husband. more »»

Guest column/Good health will always be something of a balancing act

November 8, 2014 Congratulations to Nik Wallenda on his high wire feat in Chicago. more »»

Let your voice be heard

November 2, 2014 There’s a lot of interest regionally and nationally as we head into Tuesday’s mid-term elections. That’s understandable, though. While it appears to be safe to say that control of the U.S. more »»

Decompressing for return to normalcy

November 2, 2014 I don’t depart from routine all that much, but when I do, the return to normalcy requires some decompressing. I’m back on the job and back in today’s spot after a whirlwind trip to Wilmington, N.C. more »»

‘Straight from the Heart’ wellness

November 2, 2014 Learning about health issues in a fun atmosphere with a great bunch of ladies was on the program last month when the women’s committees of Jefferson, Harrison, Carroll and Tuscarawas counties put... more »»

Looking for Halloween fun

November 1, 2014 My sister, Foo-Dog, and I took Grandmama to trunk or treat. Correction: We took the kids to trunk or treat. Grandmama came along for the ride and we spent more time wrangling her than anything else. more »»

Guest column/Time to thank our veterans

November 1, 2014 The landmine took both his legs, one above the knee and the other below. Beyond that, his body was riddled with shrapnel. more »»

Guest column/When a public campaign masquerades as a personal decision

October 29, 2014 Imagine that you are standing in line at your supermarket pharmacy. more »»

Helping to work for a cure

October 26, 2014 We’re been fortunate for the past couple of years to have been able to bring some top-quality programs to town as part of the Herald-Star, Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce Speaker Serie. more »»

Autumn brings banquets and apples

October 26, 2014 Two things that happen for certain in the autumn are the 4-H adviser and recognition banquet, arriving as activities close down for the year and in observance of Ohio 4-H Week, and the 36th-annual... more »»

Paws off — the wine is mine

October 25, 2014 Our new kittens are jerks. And I think the fluffy one may have eaten paint chips or something, because it isn’t the brightest bulb in the bunch. It spends a lot of time staring into space. more »»

Stars continue to shine

October 19, 2014 While it remains easy to point out all of the bad things that are happening around us, it’s important to remember that there are still good people who are involved with good things and who are... more »»

Small victories can generate big smiles

October 19, 2014 Small victories in what was a week of plain old normal living brought big smiles in the Kiaski household. more »»

Guest column/Baseball’s legacy must be protected for future generations

October 19, 2014 Major League Baseball posted its 11th consecutive year of record industry revenues with an all-time high exceeding $8 billion in 2013. more »»

Apple talk, a fashion show and more

October 19, 2014 I have the privilege of meeting many people from all over the county and on over to Weirton in my wor. more »»

Homecoming weekend fun

October 18, 2014 It was homecoming weekend, and we had a busy one. I need a weekend to recover from this past weekend. I spent two hours curling Sass’ hair, while using copious amounts of bobby pins and hairspray. more »»

Guest column/Is it possible to think your way to better health?

October 18, 2014 “Now think, men, think!” Professor Harold Hill’s desperate plea as he stands before his ill-prepared River City Boy’s Band with a broken pool cue for a director’s baton, is the iconic and ironic... more »»

Impact felt around the world

October 12, 2014 It sometimes becomes easy to take the good things in our community for granted. more »»

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