Grapevine by Rosalyn Queen Alonso

Grapevine: The 2018 Italian Festival is in the History Books and What a Festival it was!

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 04, 2018 6:00 AM
This Labor Day I find myself relaxing after a hectic but wonderful weekend and reliving all the memories created during this year's Festival.   Discounting attendance at the Late Nite Catechism play last week my festivities started...
 

Grapevine: A Little Trip Down Memory Lane; The WV Italian Heritage Festival at 40

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 29, 2018 12:00 AM
This week I got started enjoying the WV Italian Heritage Festival for this year. I attended the Pasta Cookoff on Saturday and the Pasta Luncheon and play at the Robinson Grand Theatre on Sunday. Both events were very enjoyable and we...
 

Grapevine: It's Almost Italian Festival Time! Come with me to see "Late Nite Catechism"

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | August 11, 2018 1:00 PM
Now that August is here it is time to get ready for the West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival. Can you believe it is the 40th anniversary of this Festival?   A new event is being planned as part of the Festival. It will...
 

Grapevine: PWA Hosts "Women of Distinction" Luncheon; FSU President was Speaker

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 04, 2018 4:00 PM
On Friday, June 1st, the Progressive Women's Association presented the "Women of Distinction Award" to ten deserving Harrison County Women.  The PWA hosted a luncheon in their honor.   The women honored were...
 

Grapevine: St. John's Church Permanent Part of Improvements to Immaculate Conception

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | May 26, 2018 11:00 AM
If you have driven by the Immaculate Conception Church on Pike Street in Clarksburg lately you will have noticed the beautiful renovation that has taken place to the steps and front of the building.    The Immaculate Conc...
 

Grapevine: Celebrating the 144th Running of The Kentucky Derby and Mother's Day

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 07, 2018 6:00 AM
Traditions. This's past weekend a tradition was held for the 144th time. The Kentucky Derby is always held on the first Saturday of May.   Each of us observes traditions almost every day. Most traditions are for happy occa...
 

Grapevine: Spring is Here! Still Plenty of Time to Try Our Family Minesta Soup Recipe

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | March 19, 2018 11:00 AM
As the days of March come and go, most of us are eagerly awaiting Spring. There are a few signs of spring, with the birds, the daffodils, the green grass and the buds on the trees. I think that we will still have some cold weather to endure....
 

Grapevine: Happy for the Philadelphia Eagles....but I still love the Pittsburgh Steelers!

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | February 05, 2018 12:30 PM
Many of my friends know that I especially enjoy watching sports and my favorite would be football. So most of Sunday afternoon I got ready to watch the Super Bowl. I watched the game with Leslie and Dixon.   We had wings, pizz...
 

Grapevine: Fighting Cancer Starts with Family, Friends and a Positive Attitude

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | January 13, 2018 10:00 AM
It has been some time now since I've written the Grapevine on a regular basis. But I'm glad to be back.   As many of you know, my cancer has returned.  I spent Thanksgiving at Cleveland Clinic with some wonderful...
 

Grapevine: November is Here, Honoring Some Special Women and a New Sign for the PWA

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | November 04, 2017 11:00 AM
Welcome November....and it won't be long before we welcome Thanksgiving. This is a very special holiday when we gather with friends and family and give thanks for all we have, especially for good health.   Last week we had...
 
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