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Job fair: The Martinsburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center will host a Veterans Career Fair from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday. For more information, call Roberta Wilson at 304-263-0811, ext. 3852 or email roberta.wilson@va.gov.   Picnic: The Jefferson County Chapter No. 799 of AARP will host a corn roast and potluck picnic for the 11 a.m. […]

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Free ‘Willy’ Jefferson County Parks and Rec on Saturday hosts a free showing of the 1971 Gene Wilder classic, “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” on the big screen in the field at Sam Michaels Park. The showing will begin at dusk, around 8:45 p.m. Admission is free, but pets and glass containers are forbidden. […]

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Signs of the times

With sign language, babies get their message across loud and clear SUMMIT POINT – For newborns, fussing is the way to communicate basic needs: Change my diaper, feed me, burp me, hold me, I’m SO sleepy. When babies get a little older, though, making their needs known is not always that simple. Older babies can […]

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An affair of the  art

Old Opera House’s annual Soirée is a showcase of area artists’ best The Old Opera House has been a hub for the performing arts for more than a century now, but this weekend it will become a showcase of art of all kinds. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this […]

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CHARLESTON – A West Virginia native who earned a spot to play piano with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra as a teenager in 1955 never forgot the experience. James Cresce would go on to major in music and play around the country, including at the Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, restaurants and even a stint with Macy’s […]

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Wedding bells are ringing for baby boomers, too. But brides and bridegrooms in their 50s and 60s often have different priorities than their younger counterparts. “The weddings tend to be smaller and not as over the top,’’ said Keija Minor, executive editor of Brides magazine. “When you’re in your 20s and 30s, there’s a lot […]

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Free concert   Cazhmiere performs from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Evitts Run Park. The free show is part of Discover Downtown Charles Town’s First Friday Concert Series. The park is located in the 400 block of West Washington Street. To know more, call 304-725-2311.   New art show: “Visual Voices,” a mixed-media art […]

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Wonderful ‘Web’

Young actors brought to life E.B. White’s classic 1952 novel “Charlotte’s Web” last weekend with three performances at the Old Opera House Theater. The Charles Town Kiwanis sponsored the Summer Youth Theatre production, directed by Christine Brewer. Cast members included Madison Malin, Katie Cisar, Addison Jackson, Lindsey Jennings, Jenna Kennedy, Abbey Lesznar, Ethan Mason, Charles […]

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Community notes

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Donations needed: Meals on Wheels of Jefferson County needs support thanks to budget cuts. Contributions can be mailed to Meals on Wheels of Jefferson County, P.O. Box 565, Charles Town 25414. For more information, call 304-725-1601.   Mortgage education: Homebuyer education and housing counseling are available through Telamon Corporation by calling 304-263-0916 and the Partnership […]

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Get jammin’

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Get jammin’

The Wailers bring the legacy of Bob Marley to Charles Town   CHARLES TOWN — Since Bob Marley formed the Wailers in the mid-1960s, the band has gone on to sell more than 250 million albums. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use […]

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