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Douglas and Michelene Walters, of Ranson, welcomed their daughter, Chloe Margaret, at 4:16 a.m March 17, 2012 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. The baby weighed 6 pounds 3 ounces and was 18 1/2 inches long. Welcoming the baby at home were Shane Colley, 18 and Makayla Colley, 15. Courtney Franklin and Michael Morris, of Martinsburg, welcomed […]

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Students at Driswood Elementary School recently folded their 1,000th origami crane, a project that began in December with a classroom guidance lesson about the life and death of an 11-year old Japanese girl. Sadako Sasaki, the star of her school’s running team, became gravely ill from radiation poisoning resulting from the nuclear bomb dropped on […]

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The Rotary Club of Shepherdstown recently announced two Paul Harris Awards. One award was presented to Doug Alexander. Doug is a 14-year member who has long been active in club activities, and he is the only member who has served twice as president, first in 1999 and again in 2009. This is his second Paul […]

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Community notes

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Civil War history: Today and every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon, anyone can visit the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley in Winchester, Va., for free. The museum, which features historical objects from West Virginia and Virginia, is located at 901 Amherst St. and is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. […]

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A sandwich for Apple Blossom

As the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival kicks off Friday in nearby Winchester, Va., it’s the perfect time to enjoy apples in a unique toasted sandwich at a cozy downtown pub here. Slices of Granny Smith are a key ingredient in two paninis on the menu at Beasley’s Books and Eccentricities, the bookshop at 307 W. […]

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Millville reunion

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CHARLES TOWN – Local citizens and charitable organizations are planning an event to help raise aid and awareness of the problem of homelessness in Jefferson County. Officials from Community Ministries, the Homeless Coalition and the City of Charles Town gathered at the Jefferson County Food Pantry on Saturday night to plan a “Human Kindness Walk.” […]

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Out & About

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New play: Charles Town’s Old Opera House presents the comedy/drama “Home Games” by Tom Ziegler at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Shows continue next weekend at the theater at 204 N. George St. in Charles Town. Tickets: $8; $17 for evening shows; $15 for matinees. For more information, go to www.oldoperahouse.org. […]

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Over 50 members and guests celebrated the 96th birthday of the Pack Horse Ford Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution during a luncheon on Feb. 18, 2012, at the Christ Reformed Church in Shepherdstown. Hostesses were Corresponding Secretary Polly Wharton and Second Vice Regent Mary Davis. Shown, in picture: Dressed in period costume, […]

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The Panhandle Pedalers Cycling Club recently completed a litter cleanup of WV Route 9 as a member of the Adopt-A-Highway program, a joint effort by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection and the Division of Highways. The club keeps the 2.2-mile stretch of the W. Va. R 9 bike path from Currie Road to […]

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