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PACK  a Perfect Picnic

Food always seems to taste better when enjoyed outdoors. No matter the occasion or location, these packable, snackable recipes are foods fit for a fabulous picnic. Bean Salad Stuffed Shells are a simple, flavorful, portable appetizer. Jumbo shells filled with a can of 3 or 4 bean salad, herbs and cheese make great finger food. […]

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Bloomin’ in Bunker Hill

BUNKER HILL – When Lisa Giles plants a seed, it grows. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use Cleeng again to view it. The rest of this article is exclusive, , click “buy” and view it instantly. Exclusive content Already have a Cleeng […]

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This week AARP meeting: The Jefferson County Chapter #799 of AARP will meet on Thursday at 11 a.m. in the social hall of the Asbury United Methodist Church on North Street in Charles Town. This will be the annual Potluck Picnic meeting so members are asked to bring main dishes, salads, and desserts suitable for […]

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Cobbler’s a great way to enjoy Panhandle peaches

KEARNEYSVILLE – Yes, the apple reflects the diversity and melting-pot culture of early American life, but so does the peach. What’s better than a ripe peach, just picked? To me, the image of biting in and letting the succulent juice run down my chin is the perfect symbol of good ole summer time. I spoke […]

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Snacking often elicits mixed reviews. Some health plans say that it is important to eat several small meals or snacks during the day to keep metabolism rates in check. Other information states that snacks can be a person’s undoing, causing unnecessary weight gain — especially when snacking is frequent. These mixed feelings can be a […]

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Out&about

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Out of Africa: Come out to Berkeley Springs Saturday to see authentic African dance and drumming combined with colorful costumes. The internationally acclaimed, Baltimore-based Sankofa Dance Theater will perform outdoors at the Berkeley Springs State Park downtown starting at 5:30 p.m. In case of rain, the performance moves to the nearby Ice House art center. The event […]

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An Early 4th

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An Early 4th

Independence Day arrived early for July 4th revelers at Sam Michael’s Park Saturday as the Jefferson County Parks & Recreation Board held its annual fireworks event. PHOTOS BY ALEX UHL

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Out and About

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Theater fest: The 22nd season of the Contemporary American Theater Festival kicks off Friday, but for those who can’t wait to see the five plays in this year’s repertoire, make plans to head to Shepherdstown tonight for the “Pay What You Can” preview shows. For details or to reserve seats, call 800-999-2283 or go to […]

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Jefferson Memorial Park roundup: The Jefferson Junior USTA tennis tournament was held on June 26 — 27. Local players earning singles trophies were: first place — Grant Davis, Roula Hammer; second place — Carter Davis, Caroline Diehl; third place — Cullen Irving, Carter Davis, Bryce Turney, Lloyd Tracy; fourth place — Cole gore, Isabella Nichols; […]

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Putting ‘Coal Country’ on the map

Doug Estepp is making up for lost time. He was an adult before he heard details about the dramatic, deadly turning points in the American history that happened right in his backyard in Southern West Virginia. He credits John Sayles’ 1987 hit film, “Matewan,” with finally opening the door to discussion of the “mine wars” […]

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