WHEELS – Ohio Valley residents are having fun with household time, opening presents and their annual vacation traditions like eating collectively, seeing the lights and extra.
“I actually need my 4 and 5 yr outdated son to essentially perceive Christmas for the primary time. Now they obtained the idea, ”stated Kacey Gantzer of St. Clairsville.
Gantzer added that it was additionally the primary time she and her husband had taken time away from their youngsters in two years, whereas having fun with a Coleman’s fish sandwich at Heart Market.
Dillonvale resident Sweet Anderson stated she was trying ahead to her grown youngsters coming residence for Christmas from the Washington, DC space.
“I actually wish to be with my household,” Anderson stated.
George Stromatos of Dillonvale stated he loved spending time along with his household this Christmas.
“My household is right here.… I want you all a Merry Christmas and good well being,” he stated.
5-year-old Dallas Mehl was having fun with a fish sandwich lunch along with his grandparents Donna and Don Mehl from Bridgeport on Wednesday.
Dallas stated she was wanting to “open presents” this Christmas, including that she needed to say to Santa Claus, “Merry Christmas!”
Don Mehl joked that he was trying ahead to Christmas “over.” Donna Mehl stated she was trying ahead to “issues getting again to regular,” referring to the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Merry Christmas everybody,” added Don Mehl.
Beth Marling, a local of Martins Ferry, returned to the Ohio Valley to go to her mom and sister. She was accompanied by her accomplice Lisa Pacific with whom she lives in Harpers Ferry, W.Va.
“I simply retired. I hope I do not return to work, ”Marling stated Wednesday.
Marling stated they loved watching the Oglebay Winter Pageant of Lights and loved Coleman’s fish sandwiches, an annual custom presently of yr. He deliberate to take a sandwich to his mom’s home in Shadyside.
Cade Atkinson of Bethlehem, seven, and his brother Zane Atkinson, 11, had a particular Christmas go to with their grandmother, also called Yia Yia, Dorothy Shanley of Wheeling on Wednesday. They first went to Deluxe Toy and Passion at Martins Ferry to decide on toys. They ordered Coleman’s fish for his or her lunch, he stated.
Cade stated he was trying ahead to opening a digital actuality headset current for Christmas together with a skateboard and a brand new skateboard.
“I am trying ahead to my Nana and having dinner as standard,” Cade stated, including that he likes noodles and corn throughout Christmas dinner.