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Salome’s Stars

For week of November 11

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A rejection of your attempt to be friendly leaves you with two choices: Try again, or give up. If you want to make another effort, go slowly. Let things develop without pressure. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) It could be a problem dealing with unfamiliar people who do things differently from what you’re […]

The Way We Were

Coal camps, renters, and counterfeiters

Our parents, Monroe S. and Vina Hampton Blair, married in 1927. They started their life together in a coal camp on Caudill’s Branch (now Carbon Glow) where they bought a house. Dad worked at the nearby coal tipple while Mom kept house, raised a garden, and operated a store in one room of their home. The nation’s economy was already […]

SPEAKING OF SOAPS

RECAPS OCTOBER 28 – NOVEMBER 1

THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL — Ridge explained to Eric how Brooke’s history with Stephanie is repeating itself with Brooke and Thomas. Comedy, then passion, ensued when Ridge unexpectedly found Shauna asleep in his bed. Ridge surprised Shauna with his response to her question regarding their current sleeping arrangement. Hope shared with Brooke her plan to use Thomas’ love for […]

Now here’s a tip!

• What’s on sale in November? Try for good deals on shoes, boys clothing, blankets and pre-Christmas sales. They start earlier and earlier each year. Also, look for deals on cooking and serving pieces just before and after Thanksgiving. • Clean your coffee carafe regularly by scrubbing with soap and water. Run a descaler or a mix of vinegar and […]

Staying safe and warm


Like it or not, here it comes again: winter, along with snow and ice in many parts of the country. As seniors we need to take extra steps to stay safe, warm and healthy during cold weather. Investigate now whether your grocery store delivers. Groceries brought to your door can be a wonderful help when you can’t get out. Also […]

Moments in time

• On Nov. 1, 1512, the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Rome, one of Italian artist Michelangelo’s finest works, is exhibited to the public for the first time. After demonstrating his mastery of sculpture, Michelangelo was called to Rome in 1508. • On Oct. 31, 1776, in his first speech before British Parliament since the Americans signed the Declaration […]

The Newsday Crossword

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Moments and Memories of WHS


1959 Some of the members of the senior class were: Lillie Mae Banks – b. 7/3/1939: Ambition – Make plenty of money; Favorite song – “This Should Go on Forever”; Favorite Expression – I guess! Parting Advice to Underclassmen – Hope your days at WHS will be as joyful as mine have been. Jack Bryant – b. 11/17/1940: Ambition – […]

Getting back on the road is tough after thieves ruin gas tank

Car Talk

Dear Car Talk: My newly acquired 2018 Nissan Rogue was vandalized. Late at night, after returning to my car in a parking lot, we discovered a massive gas spill and odor around the car. Then we noticed gas was coming out from under our car. A tow was ordered, and the fire department dispatched. There was gas everywhere! I was […]

Bible trivia


1. Is the book of 1 Peter in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. At the time of Rehoboam there was a split: The Kingdom of Israel was in the north, while the southern kingdom was called … ? Mesopotamia, Egypt, Judah, Syria 3. From Luke 13, which king was referred to by Jesus as “that fox”? Herod, […]


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