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Honored in Italy

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Honored in Italy

[cleeng_content id=”186768149″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]Charles Town painter gets solo show in Milan It’s the first time Abelow – a graduate of the Cooper Union School of Fine Arts in New York – has had a solo exhibition of paintings in Europe. The works on display at Lucie Fontaine in Milan through March 25 […]

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[cleeng_content id=”661278280″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”] With Mardi Gras looming, I thought it might be fun to cook up some New Orleans-styled goodies featuring duck, andouille sausage and Creole seasoning. These rich ingredients are typical of the fare from this town that knows how to party – an instinct that goes into overdrive during […]

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Meal becomes secondary

[cleeng_content id=”188826204″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]The Pine Grove Mills Presbyterians sure know how to throw down a turkey supper. Early on a Saturday morning in the church’s cozy kitchen, the usual crew of cooks and supervisors eased a couple of plump birds into roasters, salt and pepper shakers wielded by expert hands. The coffee […]

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[cleeng_content id=”248468501″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]SHEPHERDSTOWN – Area young people have until April 8 to apply for the Potomac Valley Audubon Society’s summer youth camp scholarship program. The program helps send deserving youngsters to summer camps that emphasize conservation and the environment. Money for the scholarships comes from donations as well as the Society’s […]

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Illusionist Mario Orsini’s Saturday show  in Inwood will boost scholarship fund

[cleeng_content id=”567219554″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]INWOOD – Local illusionist Mario Orsini returns to familiar ground this weekend, headlining a fundraiser here to raise scholarship money for his alma mater. Orsini, a 1999 graduate of Musselman High, says he’s looking forward to the Saturday performance. “I like to perform locally for my community,” he said. […]

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Going to the dogs: Photographer shoots to get pet portraits

[cleeng_content id=”381260081″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]KEARNEYSVILLE – For photographer Barbara Keech, who wants to help dogs every day of the year, what better vehicle than a calendar filled with photograph after photograph of beloved pets? Keech, who operates Keech Photography from her home near Shepherdstown, plans to begin taking portraits of local canines next […]

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Community Calendar

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THURSDAY | 20 Heart talk: Charles Town-based chef Cheryl Strasser will share tips for heart-healthy, whole-food meal ideas during a free talk at Charles Town Library. Strasser, who studied at Chicago’s Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, previously worked at the Community Canteen and Mon Ami Gabi, both in Northern Virginia. In 2013, she […]

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Tease for two?

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Tease for two?

[cleeng_content id=”852598629″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]Couples, others promised fun at Valentine’s burlesque show SHEPHERDSTOWN – Burlesque for Valentine’s Day weekend? Absolutely, explains Talia Mercer of Tilted Torch, the D.C. performance troupe bringing the “Aphrodisia” burlesque show to the Shepherdstown Opera House Saturday. Since Tilted Torch’s founding five years ago, Valentine’s Day-themed shows have been […]

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‘Gypsy’ soiree

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‘Gypsy’ soiree

[cleeng_content id=”272215331″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”] Kayla Williams (left, and far right above) – one of the stars of “Gypsy Sisters,” the TLC reality hit filmed in Berkeley County – will be in Charles Town this weekend to meet fans and show off items from her new clothing line, “Gypsylicious by Kayla.” The show […]

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[cleeng_content id=”963952324″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”] The new year had me tallying the miles I walked in 2013, logged in a small notebook kept on the bookcase near the front door, the numbers jotted from my trusty pedometer. I hit 650 miles, a figure that translates into walking roundtrip to my hometown in Central […]

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