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Compassion lecture: Anyone may attend a free lecture Thursday at Shepherd University that is part of the daylong “Diversity and Cultural Competence: Create and Cultivate with Courage and Compassion” seminar Beverly Malone, chief executive officer of the National League for Nursing, will present the keynote address at 11 a.m. at the Butcher Center. Malone is […]

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Wishing for a cure

CHARLES TOWN—With three active sons, a husband, a challenging job and multiple volunteer gigs, Kim Watson is a woman on the go. And yet, she has given every ounce she can to helping her niece, who is slowly dying from a rare, incurable disease. Liberty “Libby” Ray Vieson, 8, lives in Ohio with Watson’s sister, […]

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Stretching resources

The City Hospital Foundation has purchased a Stryker bariatric stretcher for Martinsburg’s Fire Department. The stretcher is designed to accommodate a patient weighing as much as 1,600 pounds. It will be available for use at City Hospital as well as by other medical transport agencies in the community.

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Health needs of county: The Healthier Jefferson County organization will meet at noon Monday in the first floor conference room at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. The group will continue to discuss how best to meet the county’s changing needs, how best to partner with other community agencies and will hear from Bob Shefner, the executive director […]

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5Ks, other runs enliven spring in Panhandle

CHARLES TOWN – Looking for ways to add a healthy air to springtime? In the weeks ahead, the Eastern Panhandle will be home to a number of 5Ks and other outdoor events. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use Cleeng again to view […]

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Time for Zumba

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Time for Zumba

A new Zumba class is coming to Shepherdstown next month, and April also will bring a Zumbathon in Martinsburg. Starting April 2, Liliana Robeson will lead Zumba sessions at Asbury Church, 4257 Kearneysville Pike, from 7 to 8 p.m. on Mondays. A monthly pass is available with classes costing $5 per week or anyone may […]

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Thinking of trying a 5K this spring?

Too many people have been turned off of running simply by trying to start off too fast. Does this sound familiar? Feels good at first so you keep going, then you do too much, go to far, and pay for it later. Quality not quantity is the key to running. You should ease into your […]

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St. Patrick’s the perfect time for potato dish

Boxty on the griddle, boxty on the pan; if you can’t make boxty, you’ll never get a man. So goes an Irish rhyme about boxty, Ireland’s potato pancakes. Potato pancakes show up in a lot of cuisines, but the Irish seem to have cornered the link between potato and country; “Irish potato” is almost a […]

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