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2008-06-18 18:00:45

By Stacy Wolford, The Valley Independent, Monessen, Pa. Jun. 18--MONESSEN -- Two-time cancer survivor Rosalie Nicksich is hoping the Relay For Life set for this weekend will top last year's goal. And she's confident the Mid-Mon Valley will once again make the annual event an overwhelming success. After a year of planning, the eighth annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life of the Mon Valley is set for Saturday and Sunday at the City Park walking track. Teams will begin walking...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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