Green beans are a delicious reminder of summer’s bountiful harvest. Our small crop yields enough green beans to eat fresh and preserve. I usually can several quarts that I will later fix in the traditional Appalachian manner with bacon and onions. I make a small batch of pickled beans and th…

Last year, my cousin Lois Ann asked me multiple times to attend her wedding. Because she and I reconnected last year when my mother’s health began to fail, I wanted very much to be at the ceremony. And yet, getting there seemed impossible.

If you have visited Germany, you are probably familiar with Brotchen, a small, hard roll that is traditionally served at breakfast.

A few weeks ago, one of my husband’s dreams came true. You see, Tony’s favorite movie ever is “The Replacements,” a film about a fictional professional football league experiencing a players’ strike. The movie was released in 2000, just three years after an actual NFL players’ strike.

Computer enthusiasts — of across-the-board skill levels and age groups — are invited to spread some free “Raspberry Jam” know-how — and gain information and insight — early next month at BridgeValley Community and Technical College.

Through March 26, a support group for families — especially those dealing with addiction and recovery — is meeting on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. at the Sissonville Health Center, 6135 Sissonville Drive, Sissonville.

This Saturday is probably one of the oddest holidays celebrated in North America: Groundhog Day. The day we forego our technology and science and ask an overweight rodent for the long-term weather forecast.