Food bank’s mobile distribution sites resuming | News

HUNTINGTON — After a winter break, Facing Hunger Foodbank is restarting its mobile food distribution in February.

After a year of utilizing the mobile distribution sites even more than normal, Facing Hunger’s executive director Cyndi Kirkhart said she hopes the sites will continue to help get food on tables in West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky.

The distribution sites scheduled so far:

  • Feb. 4 — Central Christian Church, 1541 South 7th Street, Ironton
  • Feb. 11 — Hungry Lambs, 622 Stratton Street, Logan
  • Feb. 18 — 27 High Street, Buffalo, West Virginia
  • Feb. 26 — Helping Hands Trinitiy Freewill Baptist Church, 877
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Japan government calls for release of Aung San Suu Kyi, restoration of democracy in Myanmar

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan called on Myanmar on Monday to release Aung San Suu Kyi and others arrested after the military seized power from a democratically elected government, adding it had long supported democracy in the nation and demanded it be promptly restored.

Japan and Myanmar have close ties, with Tokyo a major aid donor over the years and scores of firms engaged in business activities there.

Myanmar’s army declared a state of emergency on Monday and said it had detained senior government leaders, accusing Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) of winning a

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A Western New York woman turned her passion into her livelihood

HAMBURG, N.Y. (WKBW) — Jessica Betzig of Hamburg has always had a passion for food.

“I grew up in the restaurant business. My parents owned a restaurant so I’ve been around food my whole life,” she said.

But it was not until this year that Jess decided to turn her passion into her livelihood.

“Over the summer, a family member asked if I would make some healthy meals for them instead of them buying it from other meal prep places,” Betzig said. “I said sure [and] then after a few weeks, I shared the menu on my Instagram,

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TRUFF Hot Sauce Cured My Quarantine Cooking Fatigue

Photo Illustration by Scouted/The Daily Beast/TRUFF
Photo Illustration by Scouted/The Daily Beast/TRUFF

I have been cooking a lot more than usual, but I have become increasingly more comfortable ordering take out. For me, take out isn’t the same as going to a restaurant — you miss the atmosphere — but it’s as close as I’m willing to get right now. With that said, it’s hard to feel like the food, mine or the restaurants, really tastes the same. I have fatigue, that’s for sure. Thankfully, I recently discovered a truffle-infused hot sauce called TRUFF that lets me kick things up a notch. Bam! 


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