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Paws for books: Library to host reading dogs

CHARLES TOWN – Wags for Hope is coming to the Charles Town Library with its R.E.A.D program. R.E.A.D. stands for Reading Education Assistance Dogs program. When a child reads to a dog or a cat, it improves his reading and communication skills. R.E.A.D. dogs are registered therapy animals that volunteer with their handler as a […]

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As I sat looking out at 15 inches of snow, and the same number of cardinals in the crepe myrtle bushes, I was, and still am, in the same place as everyone else: hoping for an end to the snow and ice, and the advent of an early spring. Thinking about all things lush and […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) – Some people can sing, some can play instruments and some write songs. A lucky few can do it all. But where does that leave the music fans without any of those talents? Standing in the audience, usually. That wasn’t enough for Dave and Dan Mistich. The self-professed “music nerds” wanted to get […]

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Cupcakes take shape for St. Patrick’s

[cleeng_content id=”983129916″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”] CHARLES TOWN – Why buy a special pan to make shamrock-shaped cupcakes for St. Patrick’s Day? If you have marbles on hand or take time to create marble-sized balls of aluminum foil, you can bake up some holiday cupcakes perfect for a class party or to share with […]

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[cleeng_content id=”104195730″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”] When it comes to shepherd’s pie, there are those who toe a rather strict line, and there are those who go with the comfort food flow.   SWEET POTATO AND BISON SHEPHERD’S PIE Ground bison pairs perfectly with the rich sweet potatoes and corn. Any ground meat –including turkey, […]

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Community Calendar

[cleeng_content id=”865954599″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]TODAY | 5 Ash Wednesday services: Middleway United Methodist Church hosts an Ash Wednesday service at 7 p.m. at the church at 7435 Queen St. Learn more by calling the church at 304-728-4770. Leetown United Methodist Church plans a joint service with Marvin Chapel United Methodist Church at 7 […]

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Winners… a roundup of students’ achievements

[cleeng_content id=”143024216″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]Top-flight runner Jefferson High running star Andrew Milliron (right) has won an appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., where he was recruited for his academic achievements and to be part of the school’s cross country and track teams. The Academy states the four-year scholarship, […]

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[cleeng_content id=”705672350″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]“But mother frets if the wood gets low.” – O Pioneers, Willa Cather There is a certain point in a boy’s life when he finally becomes less a child who needs extra care and tending and more a valued contributor to home and hearth. It is a blurry line, […]

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When it’s cold out, turn to a comforting soup

[cleeng_content id=”116336021″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]What better way to warm up on a chilly day than a steaming bowl of soup? Families have their favorites – chicken and noodles, tomato, split pea, vegetable, corn chowder, clam chowder, and so many more. Here we offer some soups that are delicious and easy to prepare. One […]

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Community Calendar

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[cleeng_content id=”901752744″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”] TODAY | 26 Nutrition talk: Nutritionist Barbara Gerwatosky will discuss strategies for diet and exercise at 5:15 p.m. at Charles Town Library at 200 E. Washington St. The free talk is part of the library’s observation of February as Heart Month. For details, call the library at 304-725-2208. […]

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