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Solar studies

Solar studies

GORE, Va. – Engineers Without Borders International is bringing its expertise in solar technology to the United States, after spending decades honing its skills working to improve the lives of impoverished populations in developing countries. The Shepherdstown-based organization is beginning an effort to educate students and homeowners about the nature and benefits of solar technology […]

Crafting your brand in real time via social media

HARPERS FERRY – Social media brings us into relationship with a vast universe of contacts that the walk-a-day life can never offer. We spend hours at our keyboards making “friends” and building connections. In today’s marketplace it is essential to develop a consistent online presence that builds and reinforces your brand. But there is nothing […]

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Business briefs

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  Harassment prevention is focus of seminar MARTINSBURG – Employment law attorney Carl D. Moore will lead a harassment prevention for managers and supervisors Thursday at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College here. The workshop, which begins with breakfast at 8:15 a.m. at the school’s Tech Center at 5550 Winchester Ave., is being put on […]

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Amazing Attic

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Amazing Attic

Archie Bunker’s armchair, the ruby slippers worn in 1939’s “The Wizard of Oz” and thousands of other treasures line the Smithsonian’s Museum of American History, but there’s no need to drive to D.C. to see incredible pieces from our nation’s past. Open again after its annual winter break, the Jefferson County Museum is home to […]

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Local Coupl_ to mak_ Wh_ _l of Fortun_ D_but

SHEPHERDSTOWN — More than 11 million people watch Wheel of Fortune daily. And Johnathon and Kristen Eyler, of Shepherdstown, are set to have it one better. They’ll appear on the 37-year-old game show on June 7. The couple, who were married Dec. 15, 2010, earned a once-in-a-lifetime spot on the nationally syndicated show after Johnathon, […]

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Craving peaches?

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CHARLES TOWN – If the sight of peach blossoms in recent weeks has you craving, there’s no reason to wait for a taste of your favorite summertime fruit. Make a quick trip to the supermarket to pick up a can of peaches and a handful of other ingredients and you can put together a French […]

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Healthy ideas

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Compassion lecture: Anyone may attend a free lecture Thursday at Shepherd University that is part of the daylong “Diversity and Cultural Competence: Create and Cultivate with Courage and Compassion” seminar Beverly Malone, chief executive officer of the National League for Nursing, will present the keynote address at 11 a.m. at the Butcher Center. Malone is […]

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Wishing for a cure

CHARLES TOWN—With three active sons, a husband, a challenging job and multiple volunteer gigs, Kim Watson is a woman on the go. And yet, she has given every ounce she can to helping her niece, who is slowly dying from a rare, incurable disease. Liberty “Libby” Ray Vieson, 8, lives in Ohio with Watson’s sister, […]

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Stretching resources

The City Hospital Foundation has purchased a Stryker bariatric stretcher for Martinsburg’s Fire Department. The stretcher is designed to accommodate a patient weighing as much as 1,600 pounds. It will be available for use at City Hospital as well as by other medical transport agencies in the community.

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Community Notes

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  Dedication ceremony: The watersheds of Jefferson County will be in the spotlight Saturday during a dedication ceremony at Morgan’s Grove Park in Shepherdstown. State Sen. Herb Snyder, D-Jefferson, will oversee the event, which begins at 10 a.m. The ceremony will formally recognize those who helped create and place watershed signs in the county, including […]

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