Local Lifestyle

It’s Stacy– Healthy Eats: Chicken Cordon Bleu

Chicken Cordon Bleu My Great Grandmother, Arizona Henry, didn’t live to be 100 years old without considering health and new recipes as part of the New Year’s resolution process. She would get with the ladies from the Trinity Church on Harrison Avenue for a recipe exchange on New Year’s Day.[Read More…]

Christmases at the Park View Inn

 Christmas cards sent out each year from The Harmison’s, owners of the Park View Inn (now The Country Inn) are part of a local resident’s collection, which they shared with The Morgan Messenger. The Inn was famed for its holiday decorations and parties, and for its delicious food. Each card[Read More…]

Hunter encounters tangled-up buck

Local deer hunter Danae McBee had an unusual buck story from this year’s rifle season, which she shared with The Morgan Messenger. Her photos show up close what she first noticed while watching nearby fields and woods. November 29, 2022 I always watch for wildlife out my window and this[Read More…]

Paw Paw Christmas parade carries on holiday tradition

by Lisa Schauer Paw Paw residents lined Winchester Street on a clear, cold afternoon this past Sunday for the town’s annual Christmas parade. “Whoop, whoop,” a Paw Paw police siren cut through the silence, announcing the start of a roughly 15-member parade of costumed characters, floats, carolers, first responders, Santa’s[Read More…]

Crowd enjoys biggest Winter Fest Parade yet

by Trish Rudder Against a sharp wind and colder temperature, about 4,000 parade watchers were bundled up in coats, hats, gloves and blankets to see the 6th Annual Winter Fest Parade in downtown Berkeley Springs on Saturday, December 3. The floats, trucks and cars were decorated with an abundance of[Read More…]

It’s Stacy: Healthy Eats — Sour cabbage

Sour cabbage My Great Grandmother, Arizona Henry, made her sauerkraut in clay crock pots every fall. She would spend hours shredding the cabbage in the kitchen, complaining about her arm being sore. She always called it sour cabbage. I always thought of kraut back then as gross and stinky. My[Read More…]