Schrader Environmental Center Provides A Welcome Summer Surprise
A few Fridays ago, my wife had a critical Zoom meeting.  We both continue to work from home, and presently my daytime schedule is a bit more flexible, so I take care of the kids as much as they will let me. I decided to get our daughters out of the house for a bit so my wife could conduct the meeting with the guarantee of no interruptions.   I quickly packed our typical summer bag of snacks, swimsuits, and a change of clothes.  I ordered pizza from DeFelice Pizza. We headed to one o...
Wheeling's Southpaw Outfitters will get you on the Water this Summer
Wheeling’s Southpaw Outfitters will get you on the Water this Summer By: Jeremy Morris   This summer hit the water in Wheeling with Southpaw Outfitters, a full-service kayak and canoe rental shop located in the Elm Grove business district.   Kayaking on Wheeling Creek and the Ohio River has been a growing pastime in recent years among visitors and residents.  Once the spring rains hit seeing kayaks strapped atop cars and trucks is common along National Road as they he...
Wheeling Coffee Shop Owner Offers Lesson in Perseverance
Wheeling Coffee Shop Owner Offers Lesson in Perseverance By: Jeremy Morris     Perseverance.   It seems the only appropriate word to describe Grant Coleman's quest to build Wheeling's latest coffee shop, Mugshots, located at 1109 Main Street in Downtown Wheeling.   Mugshots was open just six days before Governor Jim Justice issued the closure of indoor dining due to the Covid-19 pandemic. "It was our soft-opening, I was still refining our workflow, fig...
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We Will be Here for You...When You are Ready
We Will be Here for You... When You are Ready By: Jeremy Morris Spring is the season of rebirth and renewal.  The season of greening grass.  The season of budding leaves and emerging blossoms.   Winter pushes us into a smaller circle of activity, and we take refuge indoors from the cold rain and snow. As winter grinds on, we yearn for spring and that changing of the sun’s angle in the sky.   As that joyful process happened this year, we emerged from our smaller circ...