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August 22, 2011 By BETTY?POKAS, Times Leader Area Editor THERE have been a lot of bridges to cross in the Ohio Valley with the oldest being the Blaine Bridge, which dates from the late 1820s. more »»

Seniors getting a good stretch

June 16, 2011 FLUSHING – Visitors to the local senior center are offered an opportunity to better their health and fitness with yoga classes that began this summer. more »»

Pielech meets with seniors

June 16, 2011 MARTINS FERRY — When the announcement came down that Belmont Senior Services’ contract with Belmont County would not be renewed after Oct. more »»

The gardening master

June 16, 2011 “Going green” or “growing green” is nothing new for Belmont County resident Herman Pfrogner, who has been utilizing sustainable methods of gardening for decades. more »»

Forum discussing potential nursing home cuts

June 16, 2011 BELLAIRE – The proposed state budget has nursing home and assisted living facilities across Ohio concerned about a potential $427 million in cuts to the industry and the possible job loss. more »»

AAA?asking citizens to put on purple

June 16, 2011 The Area Agency on Aging 8 and other community organizations are raising awareness of an emerging problem today, the problem of elder abuse. more »»

Tackling life’s greatest puzzles

June 16, 2011 I am surrounded by puzzles from my younger days. Literally. Close to 20 framed jigsaw puzzles grace the walls of my office. more »»

Remember When...

June 16, 2011 THOUGHTS of vacations, leisure-time activities in warm weather and just relaxing outdoors all are associated with summer, but they aren’t the only things. more »»

Former Flushing mayor looks back

May 19, 2011 FLUSHING — A former mayor and councilman in Flushing - Bill Gossett keeps himself busy as he continues to farm on land he rents, raising feeder calves. more »»

Role reversal: Neuhart honored for care of dad

May 19, 2011 WOODSFIELD — Pandora Neuhart hops out of bed every morning, ready to put in a full day’s work. And as the Monroe County Auditor, there’s plenty of work to be had. more »»

Pets lend a helping paw

May 19, 2011 “It’s her mission to do this. She has a passion for people,” Marsha Borovich of Bethesda explains. more »»

Tap into earlier passions for health benefits

May 19, 2011 I am surrounded by puzzles from my younger days. Literally. Close to 20 framed jigsaw puzzles grace the walls of my office. more »»

Senior volunteers honored for service

May 19, 2011 WEIRTON - The Brooke-Hancock-Ohio Retired and Senior Volunteer Program held its 38th annual Volunteer Recognition Event on Thursday, April 28, 2011, at the Millsop Community Center. more »»

Remember When...

May 19, 2011 BYGONE days in Clarington can be recalled at the Monroe County River Museum where a reception is planned May 28 in conjunction with the Clarington Alumni Association’s annual banquet. more »»

McBride hoping to light a fire under senior center

April 20, 2011 POWHATAN POINT — Mike McBride has finally obtained the opportunity he’d been looking for. more »»

Bellaire levy committee reaches out to seniors

April 20, 2011 BELLAIRE – With Election Day nearing, the Citizens Committee for Bellaire Schools is working to get the information out about the proposed district wide, 5-year, 1-percent earned income tax that i... more »»

Lt. Gov. Taylor talking Medicare fraud prevention

April 20, 2011 COLUMBUS – Ohio Lieutenant Governor and Department of Insurance Director Mary Taylor is reminding Ohio seniors to set aside time this spring to learn how to prevent and report Medicare fraud. more »»

AARP driving class sponsored

April 20, 2011 WHEELING — An AARP “Safe Driving” day class will be held Monday, June 27 and Tuesday, June 28 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. more »»

Park Health targets Alzheimer’s patients

April 20, 2011 Alzheimer’s disease and dementia can be a challenging journey, not only for the person diagnosed but also for their family members and loved ones as well. more »»



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