Grapevine by Rosalyn Queen Alonso

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...
 

Grapevine: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month; Early Detection Saved My Life

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | October 16, 2017 8:00 AM
This past week I observed my 78th birthday. When I think of that number, it seems pretty old. Then I think about all thing wonderful eents and people God has brought into my life and it does not seem too old.   There...
 

Grapevine: A trip to Stonewall Jackson Hospital and Mushrooms are plentiful this year

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | October 07, 2017 4:00 AM
I spent Monday of this week at the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital in Weston. My cousin Ruby had knee replacement surgery and we both want to report on the wonderful care and concern the doctors and staff have demonstrated. While we were eatin...
 

Investment Banker Marie Prezioso will be Keynote Speaker for PWA Italian Culture Month

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | October 02, 2017 7:00 AM
The Progressive Women's Association has announced that the Italian American Women of Distinction Awards Luncheon will be held on Friday, October 27th, at noon at the Uptown Event Center. This luncheon is held annuall in observanc...
 

Grapevine: A Delicious Trip to Marino Brothers for Lunch and Remembering Joe Woods

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | September 23, 2017 10:00 AM
Fall is upon us. The leaves are starting to turn, mushrooms are coming up and football season has started.    You will find me every Saturday watching the WVU games that are televise.  And on Sunday, I plan my day ar...
 

Grapevine: A Sad Week But One We Should Always Remember and Celebrate

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | September 16, 2017 9:00 AM
Americans observe all kinds of events and this week we observed the anniversary of the 9/11 attack on New York City. To me this,is a very sad observance.   I remember, as though it were yesterday, exactly where I was and what I was do...
 

Grapevine: A Very Nice Family Reunion and the Wishes for Many More in the Future

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | August 25, 2017 9:00 PM
In days gone by I use to look forward to attending such wonderful events as the Holly Ball and the Chamber Annual Dinner or the WV Italian Heritage Festival's Honorees Banquet and several other events.  But recently I have found much plea...
 

Grapevine: On August 21st be sure to catch the first total eclipse in nearly 100 years

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | August 15, 2017 10:00 AM
Most of the talk on television and in friendly circles is about the eclipse. It is being referred to as a total eclipse because the moon will cover the sun.    The eclipse will occur on August 21 starting on the west coast of the...
 

GRAPEVINE: A Very Special Birthday Tribute to Mark

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | July 30, 2017 9:00 AM
Approximately 34 years ago I was at my son Marty's wedding and my cousin Margie took me aside to tell me she was pregnant. She lived next door to us and her older son was about the same age as my twin sons.  We were cousins and we...
 

Grapevine: Congratulations to Bridgeport Mayor Andy Lang and a Letter from San Giovanni

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | July 15, 2017 11:00 AM
This past week our family was honored to be in attendance at the swearing-in ceremony for the members of the Bridgeport City Council. Although we were most happy for all the new council members, we were especially happy and proud to witness the sw...
 
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