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New kids’ history museum For the kids, by George – West Virginia’s newest children’s museum in Martinsburg – opens its doors at 10 a.m. Saturday at the historic Martinsburg Roundhouse. Tickets are $15 for adults, $7.50 for children, and $1 for children ages 1-5. Tickets include brunch, a walking tour of the museum, and free […]

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Photography exhibit

Black-and-white images taken by Jefferson County photographers are on display at Charles Town’s Fire Hall Gallery. The Jefferson County Photography Project may be seen at the gallery at 108 N. George St. through month’s end. The gallery’s regular hours are from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Organized by Shepherd University professor Benita Keller, […]

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Planning a Fifth of May fiesta?

Count on Angie Jimenez Ever since the 1960s when Cinco de Mayo celebrations started to take off across the United States, early May has offered the perfect time to indulge in delicious, authentic Mexican recipes.. Angie Jimenez, the Charles Town woman who created Rivas Salsas de Mexico in 2004, makes it easy for home cooks […]

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In stitches

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In stitches
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‘Honus and Me’ a baseball hit

CHARLES TOWN – Last week’s debut of “Honus and Me” at the Old Opera House Theatre proved a hit and the historic theater’s artistic director expects many more fans to turn out before the baseball-themed family-friendly play wraps up its run on Sunday. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The […]

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New photography exhibit Black-and-white images taken by Jefferson County photographers will go on display this weekend as the latest exhibit debuts at Charles Town’s Fire Hall Gallery. A kickoff reception for the Jefferson County Photography Project, organized by Shepherd University professor Benita Keller, happens from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the gallery at 108 […]

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Top citizen nominations: The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for this year’s Citizen of the Year through June 5. The winner will be announced June 26 at the Chamber’s annual awards banquet at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races. The Spirit of Jefferson sponsors the Citizen of the Year award, which dates […]

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Pitch perfect

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Pitch perfect

‘Honus and Me’ starts Friday CHARLES TOWN — Starting Friday, baseball fans and theater lovers alike can come to the Old Opera House Theatre here to catch a timely baseball-oriented play, “Honus and Me.” Five additional performances are scheduled through May 5. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest […]

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Celebrate Earth Day Saturday’s Panhandle Earth Day Celebration will include live bands, craft projects and other activities for kids, a farmers market, demonstrations and information booths from a slew of green-minded vendors and activists, and more. The free event begins at noon at Morgan’s Grove Park, located along W.Va. 480 on the corner of Kearneysville […]

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Home, garden tour

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Home, garden tour

This weekend brings the 58th annual House and Garden Tour of Historic Berkeley and Jefferson Counties. The tours, happening from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, include eight sites in Charles Town, Harpers Ferry, Shepherdstown and Martinsburg. For adults, the cost for the complete tour is $20 or $6 for admission to a […]

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