Frederick County Report 10/12/11

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October 12 - 18, 2011



Volume IIl, Issue 40

Serving all of Frederick County and Winchester City

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The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) has announced that the on-time graduation rate for Frederick County Public Schools’ Class of 2011 was 84.8 percent. The rate is for students who entered the ninth grade for the first time during the 2007-08 school year. The ontime graduation rate for the Class of 2011 at James Wood High School was 85.2 percent. The rate for Millbrook High School was 83.7 percent while Sherando High School’s rate was 85.5 percent. Virginia’s on-time graduation rate for the Class of 2011 was 86.6 percent. Of Virginia’s 329 high schools and schools with graduating classes, 192 achieved graduation rates higher than the state rate of 86.6 percent, two schools equaled the state rate and 135 were lower. In addition to releasing the on-time graduation rate for the Class of 2011, the VDOE today released updated graduation data for students who entered the ninth grade for the first time in 2006-07. Frederick County’s five-year cohort graduation rate stands at 85.4 percent. Virginia’s five-year cohort graduation rate is 87 percent. The Virginia On-Time Graduation Rate is calculated by dividing the number of students in the cohort earning a Virginia Board of Education-approved diploma in 2011 (or earlier) by the number of students who entered the ninth grade for the first time in 2007-08 (plus transfers in minus transfers out). Unlike estimated graduation rates, the Virginia On-time Graduation Rate takes into consideration student mobility, changes in enrollment, and promotion and retention policies and decisions. The Virginia On-Time Graduation Rate also provides flexibility for students with disabilities and limited-English proficient (LEP) students, who are reported as “on-time” graduates regardless of when they earn a diploma. For example, a student with disabilities who entered the ninth grade for the first time in 2005-2006 and graduated in June 2011 would be assigned to the 2007-08 ninthgrade cohort and counted as an on-time graduate.The Virginia On-Time Graduation Rate differs from the Federal Graduation Indicator (FGI) which is used in calculating Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) ratings. The Virginia On-Time Graduation Rate recognizes all Board of Education-approved diplomas while the FGI includes only Standard and Advanced Studies diplomas. In addition, the FGI does not include special education or GED credentials which results in students earning such credentials being classified as dropouts. According

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FCPS class of 2011 on-time graduation rate hits 84.8 percent
to the information released today by the VDOE, 91 percent of all students in Frederick County’s 2011 cohort have earned either a diploma or a GED. In addition, 92 percent of all students in the 2010 cohort have done the same. Assistant Superintendent for Instruction Peter Vernimb says, “Each high school cohort is different, but we are pleased that our on-time graduation rate for the Class or 2011 is slightly higher than the rate for the Class of 2010. We also are pleased to see that the five-year cohort graduation rate has increased since being reported for the first time last year. That indicates that although some students didn’t graduate with their peers after four years in high school, they continued their high school coursework and went on to earn a diploma.” Vernimb adds, “It’s important to recognize that a school or school division’s dropout rate is not the inverse of the Virginia On-Time Graduation Rate. According to the Virginia OnTime Graduation Rate formula, an on-time Virginia public school graduate is a student who earns one of five Board of Education recognized diplomas — Advanced, Standard, Modified Standard, Special or General Diploma — within four years of the first time he or she entered the ninth grade. Students earning a GED or a Certificate of Completion are not dropouts, but are not counted as on-time graduates when calculating the Virginia On-Time Graduation Rate.” The VDOE also released information on dropout rates today. The dropout rate for Frederick County Public Schools’ 2011 cohort is 6.8 percent compared to the statewide rate of 7.2 percent. That figure represents all students in the cohort who have not graduated, completed a credential or have discontinued school. Frederick County’s dropout rate for the 2010 cohort is 7.3 percent. Vernimb says, “When considering cohort dropout rates, one must recognize that they are a cumulative figure covering four or five years depending on the cohort. The 2011 cohort dropout rate is equivalent to an average annual rate of 1.7 percent. The average annual rate for the 2010 cohort is 1.8 percent. Reducing the dropout rate continues to be an area of focus and we have increased students support services and academic interventions to help students be successful. We have made some progress. In 2000, the school division’s dropout rate was approximately three percent each year and to date, we have nearly cut that in half.” Schools Superintendent David Sovine says, “As is the case with any data, the information released today by the state Department of Education highlights areas of success and opportunities for growth. One of the keys to improving the on-time graduation rate and reducing the number of dropouts is engaging students in learning each day. Our teachers and administrators are continuing to focus student engagement and the needs of each individual student in order to help all of them be successful and earn a high school diploma or other credential.” (From a realease)





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Frederick County Crime of the Week - October 3, 2011 The Frederick County Sheriff ’s Office is investigating a burglary, larceny and sexual assault that occurred on July 25, 2011 at the 4600 Block of Martinsburg Pike. The victim reported she was awakened in the early hours of the morning by an unknown intruder who sexually assaulted her, then removed several items of her personal property and fled the residence. If you have any information regarding a suspect or suspect vehicle in this incident, please contact the Crime Solvers Hotline at (540) 665TIPS (8477). Information leading to the arrest of a suspect may result in a reward of up to $1,000. Case #11004410 Investigator Eric W. Varnau.


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Helen Eileen Miller Stewart
Helen Eileen Miller Stewart, 74, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, died Tuesday, October 4, 2011, in Winchester Medical Center. All services with Omps Funeral Home, Amherst Chapel, will be private.

“The Fight to Drive Right”
Sunday, October 16, 2011 @ 2 p.m. Sherando High School
This is a cooperative event is being coordinated by two Sherando High School DECA students as a chapter project. The Frederick County Sheriff ’s office will set up two obstacle courses in the parking lot at Sherando that will be used to demonstrate the dangers of drunk and/or distracted driving. One of the courses will focus on drunk driving (with .08 goggles) while the other with County Report demonstrate the dangers of texting while driving. There also will be a seat belt challenge. Teams of four students will participate in the obstacle course with the winning team receiving a plaque and gift certificates. All participants will receive coupons from area businesses. This is a great student-led initiative to inform fellow students and the community about the dangers of drunk and distracted driving.

Paul James “PJ” Bauer
Paul James “PJ” Bauer, 70, of Stephens City, Virginia, died Sunday, October 2, 2011, in Winchester Medical Center. Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Warren County, P.O. Box 1435, Front Royal, VA 22630.

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Homeowners fall victim to scams trying to avoid foreclosure
58, are among the hundreds of victims of mortgage modification scams that sent the state Attorney General’s Office to court seeking restitution. So far the state has targeted four southeastern Virginia businesses for illegally charging advance fees for mortgage application and refinancing assistance. But similar businesses have opened their doors throughout the state including in the Winchester area, where the foreclosure rate is the highest in the state. “Whenever there is a crisis, there is an opportunity for unscrupulous individuals to take advantage of folks who are going through difficult times. We are making it a priority to stop foreclosure rescue scammers from preying on vulnerable people,” Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli said of his office’s effort to go after these businesses. Enforcement Although the foreclosure rate in Virginia has remained low compared with other states, the percentage of houses in foreclosure has remained steady at 2 percent since March 2009, according to the Virginia Housing Development Authority. But one-third of mortgages in the state are underwater, meaning homeowners owe more than their house is worth, which can diminish their ability to renegotiate their loan, according to CoreLogic, a California-based real estate data and research company. As of July, the Winchester area has seen the highest foreclosure rate in the state at 0.45 percent, followed by 0.4 percent in southeastern Virginia, according to state housing data. Businesses have popped up statewide to provide homeowners with mortgage assistance. Some offer legitimate services, while others charge exorbitant fees and make little or no effort to negotiate with their clients’ banks, according to housing counselors who work with foreclosure clients. To combat these scams, the Attorney General’s Office negotiated settlements with three businesses, known as mortgage loan modification companies, and filed a lawsuit in July against a fourth company for illegal business practices. The lawsuits are based on violations of the state’s Foreclosure Rescue Law and the Virginia Consumer Protection Act. The former bars companies from charging advance fees for services related to avoiding foreclosure, while the latter prohibits companies from using deception, fraud, false promise or misrepresentation when conducting business. According to the Attorney General’s Office, the outcomes of the lawsuits are: • Virginia Beach-based Nationwide agreed to pay $28,000 in

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anteed the Edwardses that their mortgage would be modified. The couple paid $2,400 in advance for Nationwide’s services, but seven or eight months passed without any news on their application, the couple said. That’s when they saw a local television news report about Nationwide and Gillentine, who was accused of taking money from homeowners, like the Edwardses, and doing nothing to help them modify their loans. “I don’t understand why somebody like that can’t be arrested. It ain’t no telling how many people he cheated out of that money,” Sandra Edwards said of Gillentine, with whom they worked to file their application. “I could have done a whole lot of things with that $2,400.” Sandra and Randy Edwards,

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restitution to less than 20 victims plus another $32,500 in civil penalties and court cost reimbursement. The victims are expected to receive their restitution in November or December. • Real Estate Resolutions LLC, based in Virginia Beach, agreed to pay almost $7,000 in restitution, civil fines and court fees. The restitution will compensate five victims for advance fees they paid. • American Neighborhood Housing Foundation, based in Chesapeake, agreed to repay more than 270 customers their advance fees, totaling $94,388. In July, the attorney general sued R.L. Brad Street LLC, also based in Chesapeake, for charging at least five customers $3,000 each before providing foreclosure rescue services. That case remains open, according to the

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attorney general’s office. Rhonda Wyland, the company manager and the same woman who worked with the Edwardses, said R.L. Brad Street has been dissolved, and she declined to comment further when contacted by Virginia Statehouse News. Messages left with the other businesses or their attorneys were not returned. Risky business Most of these companies are a scam, said Jay Speer, executive director of the Virginia Poverty Law Center, which advocates for low-income Virginians and studies issues related to poverty, like housing. “They take a lot of money from people. Some of them do nothing. Some of them just delay things a little bit for you,” Speer said.

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Negotiating with a bank for a lower interest rate or extended repayment period can take two to three months without any guarantees, she said. Mortgage lenders don’t make it easy. They lose paperwork. Someone different answers each time a homeowner calls. Lenders renegotiate the terms for clients who may not be a good candidate, but reject changes for qualified homeowners, Noakes said. “Beware. Don’t pay anyone to help you,” she said. Lenders don’t want to foreclose, but for homeowners who are months behind on their payments and have ignored past due notices and phone calls, that is the only option, said Bruce Whitehurst, executive director of the Virginia Bankers Association, which lobbies on behalf of the banking industry.

“The most important thing that any borrower who is behind on his or her mortgage can do is call whoever is servicing your mortgage,” Whitehurst said. The mortgage company will detail the options available, including loan modification, he said. Many loans are modified, allowing the people to stay in their house and avoid foreclosure, which is the bank’s goal, Whitehurst said. According to the bankers association, more than 25,000 loans were modified between April 2010 and May 2011 and another 31,000 repayment plans were initiated in Virginia. Despite the warnings, homeowners, like the Edwardses, are lured into loan modification scams. The couple never did receive a loan modification and although they are making their mortgage payments, it’s been rough now that both are on disability, said Randy Edwards. The Edwardses, who expect to receive just $600 in restitution, said they should have tried to work with their lender first. “We learned a valuable lesson. If it’s too good to be true, it is,” said Randy Edwards.

Loan modification scams are a widespread problem in Virginia and across the country. Mortgage lenders have exacerbated the problem by mishandling homeowner’s pleas for help, he said. In the northern Shenandoah Valley, Lorie Noakes has worked with homeowners who have paid $500 to $1,800 to have a company renegotiate their loans unsuccessfully. Then they turn to her, said Noakes, executive director of Blue Ridge Housing Network, a nonprofit first-time homebuyer program. The agency began offering free foreclosure counseling several years ago when ballooning mortgage payments and rising interest rates were common. Today Noakes’ clients struggle to pay their monthly mortgage bill because they are unemployed or have lower-paying jobs, she said.


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Fire prevention week: protect your family from fire!
What’s the best way to protect your family from fire? Be ahead of the game, of course. With more than 360,000 home fires reported in the United States in 2009, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), your best defense is a good offense. That’s why the Winchester Fire and Rescue Department, Friendship Fire Company, Rouss Fire Company, Shawnee Fire Company, and South End Fire Company are teaming up with NFPA October 9-15, 2011, to let our community know: “It’s Fire Prevention Week: Protect your Family from Fire!” This year’s campaign focuses on preventing the leading causes of home fires -- cooking, heating and electrical equipment, as well as candles and smoking materials. Additionally, it urges people to protect their homes and families with life-saving technology and planning. In 2009, 2,565 people died in home fires. Nearly all of these deaths could have been prevented by taking a few simple precautions like having working smoke alarms and a home fire escape plan. Fire is a dangerous opponent, but by anticipating the hazards, you are much less likely to be one of the nearly 13,000 people injured in home fires each year. The Winchester Fire and Rescue Department offers the following tips for protecting your home and family from fire: • Stay in the kitchen while you are frying, grilling, or broiling food. If you leave the kitchen for even a short period of time, turn off the stove. • Keep anything that can burn at least three feet away from heating equipment, like the furnace, fireplace, wood stove, or portable space heater. • Have a three-foot “kid-free zone” around open fires and space heaters. • Replace or repair damaged or loose electrical cords. • If you smoke, smoke outside. Use deep, wide ashtrays on a sturdy table. • Blow out all candles when you leave the room or go to bed. Avoid the use of candles in the bedroom and other areas where people may fall asleep. Preventing home fires is always our number one priority, but that is not always possible; Community Residents need to provide the best protection to keep their homes and families safe in the event of a fire. This can be achieved by developing an escape plan which you practice regularly and equipping homes with lifesaving technologies like smoke alarms and home fire sprinklers.” The following tips will help keep your family safe if there is a fire in your home: • Install smoke alarms inside each bedroom, outside each sleeping area, and on every level of the home (including the basement). • Interconnect all smoke alarms in the home so when one sounds, they all sound. • Test smoke alarms at least monthly and replace all smoke alarms when they are 10 years old or sooner if they do not respond when tested. • Make sure everyone in your home knows how to respond if the smoke alarm sounds. • Pull together everyone in your household and make a plan. Walk through your home and inspect all possible ways out. Households with children should consider drawing a floor plan of your home, marking two ways out of each room, including windows and doors. • If you are building or remodeling your home, consider installing home fire sprinklers. Winchester Fire and Rescue Department will be holding an Open House Saturday, October 15, 2011 at Shawnee Fire Company, 2210 Valor Drive, Winchester, Va. Visitors are welcome from 9 am to 2 pm. Firefighters will be on site to greet and provide valuable information to all citizens, regardless of age. Shawnee Fire Company will provide free items, educational material, and schedule fun activity events for children throughout the day. Please take the time to bring you and your family to an important event. To learn more about Fire Prevention Week visit NFPA’s website at www.firepreventionweek. org. Information about fire sprinklers can be found at (From a release)

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Virginia to become campaign battlefield in 2012?
By Jonathan Lucci Frederick County Report In a previous article I wrote about the huge spotlight that will be on Virginia for both sides in the upcoming 2012 Presidential election, due to the tough economy and the President’s unpopularity in the industrial Midwest. This week I want to look at what might happen in March when the Republicans of the state cast their votes for the Republican nominee. Virginia historically has not been that important in the primary process, due to its late date. However, it did have some importance in the 2008 Democratic nomination struggle. 2008 saw a bitter, drawn-out struggle between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. Obama had won Iowa and South Carolina, while Hillary had shocked everyone with a comeback win in New Hampshire. The two were essentially tied when Obama went on a string of several unanswered victories in February that included a big win in Virginia. It is entirely possible that the contest will be decided by March, with someone winning Iowa and or New Hampshire and wrapping it up early. This would indicate severe problems for President Obama who is counting on a bloody and negative Republican primary fight. However, the recent outcry for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to get into the race (he has chosen not to) shows how unhappy and unexcited with the field the Republican tea party base. This discontent means that the primary voters, who tend to be from the party’s base, could have a hard time deciding between the different contenders that they don’t particularly like. Should Virginia become important, it would likely be a two person race similar to the Obama/Hillary battle in 2008 and it would likely have become negative. Most political campaigns start out positive, but by March the knives would likely have come out as the contenders struggle to one up the other. It would also likely involve Mitt Romney, the weak frontrunner who appeals to moderates, and a conservative member of the tea party like Rick Perry or Michelle Bachmann. Mitt Romney would likely campaign heavily in the Northern Virginia area, where an influx of Democrats also includes many upper middle class suburban Republicans who voted for Obama in 2008 and would probably like Romney’s moderate stances and consider voting for him. These voters would also be more likely to be uneasy with the positions of a Bachmann or Perry that they might consider extreme. Rick Perry and Michelle Bachmann would be very likely to make an appearance in Frederick County where the voters are very conservative, while Romney would probably visit Winchester where more Obama Republicans reside. Frederick County itself would be tough for Mitt Romney to win unless his argument that he is the best bet to beat the President wins over conservative voters. The fear of a second Obama term, something that looks increasingly unlikely but still possible, could jolt some tea partiers into voting for Romney. Regardless of who the contenders are, a March competitive primary would likely be annoying to anyone who despises endless political commercials. However, to political junkies it will be heaven on earth.

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Dear Editor; I wanted to take this opportunity to tell the Council and citizens of Stephens City how much I have enjoyed being your Treasurer. I am pleased with the progress I have been able to make and I leave this position to return to public

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accounting in Washington DC with a great deal of satisfaction. I urge the Town Council to continue to preserve your past

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while insuring your future. With their good stewardship, the town enjoys the presence of many historic buildings and a good oral history of times gone by. By sponsoring the Newtown Heritage Festival, you can educate the youth and those new to the area as to the unique value of their surroundings and the people who settled and established your town. I am pleased with the on-going dialogue with the County government for the good of our mutual citizens. I hope for a more active participation of those who live here in town in the business of their government, both local and

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Conservation Easement Authority – Frederick County Representative The Conservation Easement Authority oversees and administers the Conservation Easement Program. The program was established to enable the county to acquire conservation easements, voluntarily offered by property owners, as a means of assisting in the preservation of farm and forest land, open space, scenic vistas, historic sites, water resources and environmentally sensitive lands, and the county=s rural character. Members should be knowledgeable in one or more of the following fields: conservation, biology, real estate and/or rural land appraisal, accounting, farming, or forestry. Members serve a three year term. Shenandoah Valley Workforce Investment B oard – Frederick County Representative from the Private Sector A vacancy exists on the Workforce Investment Board for an individual from the private sector to represent business interests for the County of Frederick. Private sector members are nominated by the Board of Supervisors or City Council of their respective jurisdictions. Official Appointment is made by the Governor. The Workforce Investment Board is the entity for the local implementation of the Workforce Investment Act. The Board plans, administers, monitors and evaluates various employment training and placement programs contracted to assist adults, youth, and dislocated workers. Representatives of the private sector shall be “owners of businesses, chief executives or operating officers of businesses, and other business executives or employers with optimum policymaking or hiring authority; represent businesses with employment opportunities that reflect the employment opportunities of the local area, and are appointed from among individuals nominated by local business organizations and

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In an effort to improve customer service to City transit passengers, several minor changes have been made to the Amherst Street, Northside and the South Loudoun Street bus lines. These route changes began Monday, October 3rd. Two additional stops will be added at the WMC Campus (the Diagnostic Center and the Wellness Center). There will be a minor change in the route when heading back to the transfer station. The bus will make a right onto Stewart Street, left onto Cork Street, left onto Kent Street and left onto Boscawen Street into the transfer station. The new bus stop locations will be as follows Westbound Bus Stops - Piccadilly St @ Bank of Clarke Co. - Braddock St @ Amherst St - Amherst St @ Stewart St - Amherst St @ Amherst Diner/Selma Medical - Amherst St @ 522 Amherst St - Amherst St @ Meddent Center - Amherst St @ Medical Circle - Amherst St @ Allison Ave - Amherst St @ 1514 Amherst St - Amherst St @ Linden Dr. - WMC @ West Entrance Eastbound Bus Stops - WMC @ Diagnostic Center - WMC @ Wellness Center Crosswalk - WMC @ OB2 Crosswalk - WMC @ Main Entrance - WMC @ OB1 - Amherst St @ Westside Station Drive - Amherst St @ CVS - Amherst St @ Keating Dr - Amherst St @ James Wood Middle School - Amherst St @ Museum of the Shenandoah Valley - Amherst St @ 525 Amherst St - Amherst St @ Rite Aid - Boscawen St @ Stewart St - Stewart St @ Cork St - Cork St @ Loudoun St - Cork St @ Cameron St - Boscawen St Transfer Station

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Friday October 14 7pm St. Thomas Chapel is pleased to announce that it will be hosting Bill Young, noted portrayer of historic figures. Bill Young is nationally known, as evident from the summary of his work at this site: The event will be held two evenings: October 14 - 15 at St. Thomas Chapel in Middletown. Admission prices $10 per session. Mr. Young is doing this without fee, all proceeds benefit historic St. Thomas Chapel. This event is a primary fundraiser for St. Thomas. We hope to gain regional attention for the event in order that more people and organizations become aware of St. Thomas and its history. Saturday October 15 8am - 1pm Frederick County Recycling, Southern Scrap/Williams Recycling and Dominion Document Shredding will partner to offer a free community shredding event. The event will be held at 370 Stine Lane, just off Martinsburg Pike. (See our website for directions.) Residents may shred up to five boxes of paper documents free of charge. The business rate is 10 cents per pound. Shredding done on site, no waiting. We unload and you go! Protect your personal info. Recycle paper. Refreshments and giveaways. See you there! 10am - 4pm Prosperity Landscaping will also be hosting a patio showcase featuring a beautiful patio complete with seating wall on Saturday Oct. 15th in the Wakeland Manor community in Stephens City, Va. This event will be sponsored by “Pavestone.” The address is: 101 Carnoustie Lane, Stephens City, VA. 22655. Light refreshments will be served. 10am - 2pm Platinum Salon (in CB’s Deli Corner) Open House! Paul Mitchell Focus Salon 379 Fairfax Pike, Stephens City 540-869-1260 Come by for refreshments, FREE Paul Mitchell products and a chance to win a gift basket of Awapuhi Wild Ginger valued at over a $100! Monday, October 17 12pm Victorian Tea, Godfrey Miller Fellowship Center Old Town Mall This circa 1785 home is the perfect setting for a wonderful afternoon! Music by Harpist Allen Dec. Period costumes welcome. Admission: $5 pp. Reservations: (540) 667-5869 Tuesday October 18 10am - 12pm Spookcessible, Children’s Dream Accessible Playground, Jim Barnett Park. A Halloween event for children with special needs.

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Search for easily accessible nonspooky ghosts to turn in for treats. Then head over to the pumpkin patch to look for a gourd. Bring a packed lunch and play at Christianson Familyland. Register by 10/13. Call (540) 662-4946. FREE 7:30am The Rotary Club of Frederick County will meet at Shenandoah University in the Clement Board Room - Allen Dining Hall. Three club members will discuss their vocations. October is Vocational Service Month for Rotary International. Vocational Chair Ric Van Norton is coordinating this monthly club activity for 2011. Invited guests, club members and visiting Rotarians are welcome. Wednesday October 19 11am - 12:30pm A Free and Informative Linkedin Workshop with hands on computer time to work on your Linkedin Profile at Shenandoah University/Halpin-Harrison Hall Room 111, 1460 University Drive Winchester, VA 22601. SEATING IS LIMITED AND RSVP’S ARE APPRECIATED! (540) 722-3415 or [email protected] 10:30am The Winchester Area Newcomers Club, a social club for women, will hold its next meeting at the Opequon Presbeyterian Church in Kernstown, A “volunteer fair” will headline the program. For more information: 540-328-0622; [email protected] 6pm Free movie night and introduction into the work of Louise Hay, Author of “You Can Heal Your Life”. In this film, Louise teaches us how her views on self-esteem, abundance & emotional causes behind physical ailments were developed. This movie also reveals how she applies these concepts to her own emotional, spiritual and professional life. Join us at New Leaf, 2404 Valley Ave Winchester. Space is limited to 20 guests. Call 540-722-0020 Friday October 21 The Shenandoah Area Boy Scout Council is holding its annual Haunted Woods, on October 21 - 23, and 28 - 30, at Camp Rock Enon, 292 Rock Enon Springs Road, Gore, VA 22637. Times: Fridays 6 - 10 pm, Saturdays 1 - 4 pm and then 6 - 11 pm, Sundays 1 - 5 pm. Cost: Ages 10 - 55 Haunted House $10, Haunted Trail $10, Combo $15. Seniors 56 and older are half price. Ages 5 - 9 Haunted House $7.5, Haunted Trail $7.50, Combo $10. Children under 5 are free. Saturday October 22 10am - 4pm Riverton UMC in Front

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Tuesday October 25 7:30am The Rotary Club of Frederick County will meet at Shenandoah University in the Clement Board Room - Allen Dining Hall. Club members, invited guests and visiting Rotarians are welcome. Mr. Adam Glogau will present a program about the Habitat Re-Store. Wednesday Ocbober 26 6:15pm - 8:15pm Harvest party open to the public. No cost. For Kids 2years up through 6th Grade. The Annual Awana Harvest Party is our big community event of the year. Please join us at SVBC for two hours of games, snacks, a costume contest, trunk-or-treat, and a pinata frenzy. Costumes are optional, but nothing scary please. Check-in opens at 6:00. Shenandoah Valley Baptist Church. 4699 Valley Pike, Stephens City. or http:// Saturday October 29 11am - 3pm Frederick County Esther Boyd Animal Shelter is sponsoring a Rabies Clinic. The clinic benefits dogs and cats four months of age or older. Rabies vaccinations are $10. Payment may be made by cash only. Bring record of previous vaccination if available.Please bring dogs on leashes and cats in carriers. The shelter is located at 161 Fort Collier Road next to the Regional Jail. Call the shelter for more information at 540/667-9192. 10am - 6pm Experience emotional freedom now in this transformational workshop created by bestselling author Louise L. Hay. (You can heal your life). You will discover the mindset that has limited your success in many areas of your life. Sat and Sun at New Leaf, 2404 Valley Ave, Winchester VA. Advance registration and deposit are required by Monday October 24th. Save $50 if you enroll by October 17th. Contact Kelly Peacock for more information at 540-722-0020. www. Saturday November 5th Spirits of the Wayside Inn Investigation. Meet & Greet, History & Evidence presentation, Lecture, Q&A, Photos and investigation with Dustin Pari. $45 for meet and greet/lecture session. $85 meet and greet/lecture series and investigation. Tickets available online at and 8am - 2pm Holiday Bazaar, Reliance UM Church. Many crafters! Lunch Available! 1571 Reliance Rd, Reliance, VA. Benefit: Reliance UM Women Missions

Royal (55 E Strasburg Rd) is hosting it’s annual Fall Bazaar. This year’s bazaar will be the most exciting ever with fun for everyone. So many exciting events planned: pony rides, cruise-in car show, live music, silent auction, moon bounce, food and baked goods booth, homemade soups. Contact [email protected] com or call 540-636-3536 2pm - ? Kernstown United Methodist Church’s Famous Ham & Oyster Dinner, 3239 Valley Pike, Winchester, VA 22602. 540-667-7298. Takeout orders from 2:00 – 3:15 Eat in from 3:30 until ? Country Ham or Baked Ham - $10 Oyster - $14. All meals come with homemade macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, green beans, applesauce, roll & butter, and a dessert. Please contact our church or visit our website at if you have questions or are interested in coming out for a yummy dinner! 4:30pm The Middletown Volunteer Fire and Rescue Auxiliary will have a Turkey or Oyster Supper at the fire hall. Dinners are $13 for adults and $7 for children under 12. Takeouts will be available. Proceeds benefit Middletown Volunteer Fire and Rescue. 6:30pm Join NW Works for their 6th Annual Haunted Casino Night featuring Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory! Casino Games, Live & Silent Auctions, Delicious Food, Great Drinks, Prizes, Fun, and more await you! Event closes at 11 p.m. Tickets are $50 in advance or $55 at the door. Be sure to mark your calendar for this fun event and help fulfill the NW Works mission of enabling adults with disabilities to select, secure, and sustain valued employment and training! Sunday October 23 12pm - 3pm Holiday Baazar to benefit the Blue Ridge Center for Therapeutic Horsemanship, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization serving persons with disabilities in the northern Shenandoah Valley. Proceeds will be used to support and care for our therapy horses and ponies over the winter at Wingate Hotel in Winchester, VA. Everything you want and need for you family, your friends, your health and your home. Vendors include Pampered Chef, 31 Bags, Longaberger Baskets, Stamp it Up!, Scarves by Lisa, Scentsy, Silpada Jewelry, Celebrating Home, Tupperware, Arbonne Skin Care, Vantel Pearls and Tastefully Simple. Door Prizes and Raffles, too! For more information, contact us at 540-533-2777 or at [email protected]

Proposed Improvements for the Old Town Pedestrian Mall. You Are Cordially Invited To Attend: Open House. Purpose: View and Provide Comments on Proposed Improvements for the Old Town Pedestrian Mall Date: Thursday, October 27, 2011 Time: 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Location: 4th Floor Exhibit Hall, City Hall, 15 N. Cameron Street The City of Winchester is planning to replace all of the underground utilities on the Pedestrian Mall between Cork Street and Piccadilly Street with construction beginning on January 2, 2013. This project will allow for enhanced streetscape and landscaping opportunities, possible gateway structures to be constructed, and other potential improvements including water features and a public restroom. The City of Winchester is hosting this Open House to allow interested businesses and residents the opportunity to look at the improvements that are being considered and provide comments. This is an informal event, so please feel free to come anytime between 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm. City Council is expected to make the final decision on the project components early in 2012. If you are unable to attend this Open House, but would still like to look at the plans for the improvements, please contact Perry Eisenach at (540) 667-1815 or by email at: [email protected] . We look forward to receiving your input on this very important project. Fuel Assistance The Winchester Department of Social Services is now accepting applications for free firewood for those in need of heating assistance this winter. Contact WDSS at (540) 6623807 or visit the office at 24 Baker Lane for more information about this free program.

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Jonathan Lucci Frederick County Report The storied rivalry of James Wood and the Sherando Warriors was renewed on Friday night when the Warriors almost snatched defeat from the jaws of victory, allowing a late fourth quarter rally by the Colonels. For most of the game the Warriors looked as good as people have been saying they are, only to falter near the end of the game. However, Sherando showed up when it really counted to stop the Colonels from pulling off the upset. The Warriors success on offense was fueled by Joe Ojo, who won player of the game honors by racking up the yardage and scoring three touchdowns. The Colonels seemed as if they had no answer to Ojo’s bursting speed and power as the raced up and down the field. Ojo was humble in victory and certainly the big guys on the offensive line helped him put together such a great performance. Ojo certainly gave credit to his offensive linemen concerning his success. For most of the game the Warriors were able to contain James Wood from rivaling their own offensive production. Then with less than five minutes remaining in the struggle the Colonels scored and brought the game to within one score. However, it did not seem that this injected the necessary urgency into the Sherando sidelines, considering the time remaining on the clock. Then the Colonels recovered an onside kick and it seemed to shock the Warriors. The Colonels took the ball down the field with critical conversions and eventually worked themselves down to the Warrior 4 yard line. Overtime looked more than a little likely as the Sherando Warriors seemed to be wilting under the pressure of such a nerve-wracking ending. The possibility existed of course that the Colonels would go for the kill and attempt a two point conversion if they scored. Certainly that possibility must have weighed heavily on Coach Bill Hall’s mind as he contemplated how to hold against four attempts by the Colonels to score within the 5 yard line. At this critical moment the Sherando Warriors stiffened their defensive efforts and desire to defeat their rivals. Several passes fell incomplete and brought up a fourth down from the four yardline with only 3 seconds left on the clock. The game hung in the balance, yet another chapter in the rivalry that has seen so many games come down to the wire. The James Wood quarterback dropped back and looked for an open receiver, but found one in the endzone. He scrambled, avoiding Warrior defenders and look desperately for an open man. He was hit and let the ball go as he went to the ground, the ball falling harmlessly on the grass. The Warriors stormed the field, celebrating their first tight victory of the year and their first district win as well. Coach Bill Hall was adamant with his players that they need to learn to finish. Ï’m proud of them for weathering the adversity at the end there,” said Coach Hall after the game. Like most rivalry games there was quite a bit of talk between the players and fans but Sherando delivered. “It’s better done than said,” said wide receiver Lucas Tunison. The Warriors victory came after a hard week of practice and two weeks of waiting for the chance to take down James Wood. “We worked hard all week, and this is what happens when you work hard,” said quarterback and team leader Jalen Brisco. Next week the Warriors encounter their other county foe as the Handley Judges travel to Arrowhead stadium.

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final four races. “We’re just going to have to be better,” said Biffle. “We know that. We’re nervous about getting in (the Chase), and anything can happen. ... There are some races we’re concerned about leading up to the cutoff (end of the reg-

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covering. “Denny had a nose right there, but it was lap four,” Allmendinger said. “Those guys would expect you to give them some room, but he just stuffed it down in there and jacked me sideways. It was no surprise, and as I started spinning toward the wall, I just hammered the throttle. I didn’t think it was going to hit the wall, but then I was afraid that everybody behind me would come piling in. “I’d like to say it was all driver, but luckily, I tapped the brake and kept it on the throttle, it straightened back up to where I didn’t stop in front of anybody and, thank God, everybody behind us was alert and kind of got it slowed down. I’d say it was 60 percent driver and 40 percent luck. I’ll give myself a little bit of credit.” •••
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Biffle expected, though he certainly A.J. Allmendinger earns has time to pick up the pieces.the interest 39-year-old Biffle didn’t on The of thousands of fans just win during theof the No. 43 on the side the basis 2008 regular season, but after making the Chase, proceeded to of his Ford Fusion. win its is the number made famous “43” first two races. He wound up third in the Sprint Cup standings. by Richard Biffle’s first priority is For now, Petty, the owner. Petty won a the Chase, races carrying making record 200 but that doesn’t that number. to back off. mean he’s going No one else ever “We’re certainly not racing conservcome close to that total, and it’s alatively,” he said. “We’re racing towill most unthinkable that anyone win, but we’re not going to do anything stuever approach it. It’s among many pid. reasons why Petty is uniformly re“We know we have to stay in (the top garded as NASCAR’s King Rich12 in order to qualify for the Chase). It’s tight ... and we’re doing all we can ard. do.” Allmendinger, 29, came reasonRoush Fenway Racing put Biffle in what was then still the Winston Cup Series back in 2003. He finished second in the Chase standings two years later. A year ago, three Roush Fenway drivers — Biffle, Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth — made the Chase. They could do it again, but the positions of Biffle and Kenseth are hardly secure as the regular season enters its

Biffle Is Racing A.J. Allmendinger Has as Hard as He Can “Kingly” Goals This hasn’t been the season Greg

sports to the position of royalty enjoyed by Petty. Teammate Marcos Ambrose picked up a victory earlier this year at Watkins Glen, N.Y. “The Chase doesn’t define our season,” Allmendinger said. “If we get to Homestead (Fla., site of the final race) and are a lot better than we were last year, I’ll be happy with that.” Regarding his performance at Dover, he said, “You just want to put yourself in that position, but we weren’t quite good enough to win. Depending on what call and where you restarted, I think we A.J. Allmendinger has one top-five and seven top-10 finishes this season might have been top-five there at and came reasonably close to making the Chase. (John Clark/NASCAR Roush Fenway This Week photo)driver Greg Biffle says his first priority is making the Chase,the end. ” but that doesn’t mean he’s going to back off from trying to win races. (Photo: The race began disastrously but Getty Images) ably close to making the Chase for 400. To date, the Los Gatos, Calif., also spectacularly. After his Ford We’re not taking big risks, but, at was the Sprint Cup. He we know we’re on native has collected one top-five the bumped from behind by Denular season), and moved up from same time, we’re racing for the win.” the to 14th in Sprint Cup points 15th bubble, so it’s important to have and seven top-10 finishes during ny Hamlin’s Toyota, Allmendinger Monte Dutton good finishes right now.” made a spectacular save, keeping after finishing seventh at Dover In- the current season. has covered motorsports for The Gaston (N.C.) Gazette Biffle, from Vancouver, Wash., is ternational Speedway in to have won The one-time Rookienamed Year of car out the Dover walls and rethe AAA of the writer the since 1993. He was one of only two drivers
championships in both the Nationwide and Camping World Truck series. (Johnny Benson is the other.) Biffle also was rookie of the year in both series. He came up through NASCAR’s developmental system, winning track championships early in his career at Tri-City Raceway in West Richland, Wash., and Portland (Ore.) the year by the National Motorsports Press Association in 2008. His blog NASCAR This Week ( features all of his reporting on racing, roots music and life on the road. E-mail Monte at [email protected]
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in the ChampCar World Series Speedway. “Really, we’re working as hard as we (2004) began competing regularly can every week to bring the best race NASCAR in 2007. He finished in cars we can to the track,” said Biffle. third in the 2009 Daytona 500. “It’s important that we have the best Allmendinger’s goal, obviously, possible equipment right now. is “We’re racing as hard as we can. to restore Richard Petty Motor-


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Weider Pro 1120 Home Gym. Full body workout. Good condition. $200 value for only $100! Everlast Free Standing Heavy Bag.Great workout. Good condition. $100 value for only $50! Call 540-327-3209 (7/13) 2004 White Yamaha Golf Cart. Battery operated, rear seat, full lights, runs great, excellent condition, garage kept since purchased. Charger and cover included. $2,800 OBO. 540-667-2735 (7/13) 2 Refurbished Dell Latitude and Inspiron Laptops. Windows XP, 512MB. In very good condition other than some minor scratches on top cover. $100 and up. Call 540-514-1412 for details. (10/13) Freezer Upright, EC like new, 19.7 cu. ft., $200. Hand-braided Oval Rug, 10’ X 4’ $150. Kodak Carousel 5200 Projector with Kodak projection Ektagraphic FF zoom lens, $50. Garage Door, 16’. $150. Bike Parts, Armstrong 3-speed English ladies bike, $35. 1995 Thunderbird Supercoupe, $500. Call 540-635-6947 (10/5) Trolling motor, brand new with battery, never used. 10 folding chairs and 4 heavy folding tables 5 x 6 ft. long. Carpet steam cleaning unit with attachments, slightly used. Large picnic cooler, operates on 12 volt system. Call after 5pm. 540-869-2899 (7/13) Queen beadspread, white, lavendar and purple, 2 pillow shams and 2 pair curtains 72” long. Like new $100. 540-327-4082 (9/21) Rocker Balance board - great for strengthening core muscles. Solid wood covered with durable nonslip coating. Is Professional Grade Board-150 lb max weight capacity. Brand new/excellent shape. $75.00. Can e-mail pic. 540-723-0285 (7/27) Taylor-Made T2 Cart Bag - $30.00. Taylor-Made Irons Burner XD 5 SW - $95.00. (2) Callaway X 460 9 degree drivers - $20.00 each. Callaway X 3W - $15.00. Callaway X460 Ladies Driver - $20.00. Call 540-869-4236 (9/21) CUB SCOUT POPCORN FOR SALE! This is our only fund raiser of the year. Please help us earn enough to send our scouts to Camp Rock Enon in Gore. Many flavors available including chocolate, cheese, kettle corn, microwaveable & more! Call 540-305-6563 to place an order (8/23) FREE Swimming Pool, Blue, Standalone inflatable Ring. 16 ft x 4 ft deep. Purchased last summer. Used only 2 seasons. Includes ladder, filter pump and filter. Owner will drain and help load. Call 540 539 0442 (9/27)

Handyman/repair/remodeling business assets for sale. 2002 14 foot freightliner/sprinter van fully loaded with tools. Ready to run now. Too much information to list. If interested please call. $22,000 for all or willing to split tools and van. $18,000 for van and $4,000 for tools. Call 703-930-3438 (7/13) Piano- Wurlitzer, VGC Ivory/cream with gold trim. Has gold cushion seat with storage. $550.00. Slipcovers for high back dining room chairs. Country look, blue and white. Only 5, $75.00 for all. Lots of kitchen items, dishes, bowls, corning ware, silverware, take all $75.00. Kitchen table, round glass w four cushion high back chairs. very nice $75.00. Leave message 868-9030 (7/13) Longhorn bull weighing approximately 1,000 lbs. 3-yrs old and a proven breeder. You transport. Loading pen available. Cash price $600. Call 540-869-4095 (7/13) Craftsman power tools table saw10” blade and table extender, asking $300. Shaper - never used asking $300. Band saw 12” (extra blades), asking $200. All three for $700. Tools have been used very little (or not at all) and we need the space. Call 888-6034 (7/13) Pet Hair Sheep lambs, they do not have wool so there is no need to ever shear! This breed has hair like a dog ,they shed out to a smooth coat in summer, just like dogs do. Females $200.00 Wethers $150.00 & Rams $300.00. Raised naturally with their mother’s, around human contact daily, in Shenandoah County VA. We have even sold to children’s petting zoo. Please email for more information, photos or to be put on our wait list. [email protected] Mens plus size clothing for sale. Sizes 4, 5 and 6X. Good Condition. Urban wear. Many jackets also. Call 540-631-4552 (7/13) Guitar, black, 6-string acoustic, $600. Guitar, Jackson, 6-string electric, loaded, $800. Keyboard, Yamaha Motif 77, full midi, $3,000 OBO. Keyboard, Roland RD 700 (88), $2,800 OBO. Roland Fantom Synthesizer, loaded, $2,600 OBO. Call 540-869-5454 (7/13) Baseball Bats (Little League/aluminum): Have 2-call for dimensions. Cushioned grip, some wear but in good condition. Can e-mail pic $25.00 each. 540-723-0285 (7/27) Oriental Rug, nice clean almost new, blk/mauve/brwn, 6’x9’ w/pad. Patterned w/fringed ends. Asking $125 540-869-0599 (10/4) Air Hockey Table (7 FT)- Brand New! Can e-mail pic $200.00 Call 540-723-0285 (7/27)

Wood loft bed. Includes bunk bed, desk, and dresser. All wood, very sturdy. Can be used as a unit or separately. EC. Pictures available upon request. $500. Call 540-869-8487 (7/13) Entertainment Center: Light Oak with glass doors. (64” wide X 58” high X 23” deep/ TV opening 35” X 32”) Very good condition. Can e-mail pic $300.00 Call 540-723-0285 (7/27) Coffee table, slate top, hexagonshaped, with wooden base. Slate top can be lifted off to access storage area. 40” wide and 17 1/2” high. Ideal for use with sectional sofas. Excellent condition. $30. Call 540-364-9773 (8/16) 3 Childcare Cots with Mattresses $10 ea. - 2 Adult Aluminum/Canvas Army Cots $15 ea. - Blazing Rails Power Train Set (NEW, 45x36 Track) w/Tunnel & Accessories $20 - 1990 Fleer (Packaged) Premiere Edition Football Cards $15 box - 1990 Fleer (Opened) Football Error Set $10 box - Gallon Size Bag of Collector Postage Stamps (with Postmark) from 1950-1960’s Best Offer. Call Sherry 540-869-2249 Light color wood with 1 large storage cabinet with wood doors on the bottom. 73” X 72” X 15” . TV opening: 31.5” X 27” (back is open so it can accomodate a deep TV. Sturdy and in good condition. $200.00 Can e-mail picture 540-723-0285 (8/10)

TOPSOIL – 150 bags of topsoil purchased from Lowes. $1.00/ load and haul. Call 540 539 0442 ATTENTION Diabetics with Medicare Join America`s Diabetic Savings Club and receive a FREE diabetic bracelet. Membership is FREE. Qualify for meter upgrades, prescription delivery and free giveaways. Call 1-888-847-7064 (8/03)
PELVIC/TRANSVAGINAL MESH? Did you undergo transvaginal placement of mesh for pelvic organ prolapse or stress urinary incontinence between 2005 and the present time? If the patch required removal due to complications, you may be entitled to compensation. Call Attorney Charles Johnson 1-800535-5727

1969 Mercedes Benz 280S staight-6 Recent Tune- Up. New radiator, brakes and 2 new carburator. AC works great. Under 100,000 original miles. Runs Good. Only $4000.00 OBO. 540869-3521 or 540-303-8275 (7/13) Parts for a 1989 Ford Ranger, bought new, never used: E-coil $80.00 and Evaporator $60.00 or B.O. Call 540-683-9197 (7/20) Fifth Wheel Camper Trailer -2006 Cruiser Model,28RL.2 Slides,10 Gal gas electric hot water heater, upgrade insolation,15 K BTU, AC, 8 cu ft alloy wheels. Like New. $19,995.Call 540-869-6686 (7/13) 2007 Ford Focus SES Black, 50K, PW/PL/PM, Sunroof, Leather interior, 30 MPG. $12,000 OBO. Call 540-877-1217 (7/13) 2010 Toyota Corolla Sport. White, 16.8K, AUTO, sunroof, spoiler, trac. ctrl., CD, 32 mpg!! Small scrape on back bumper. $16,000 OBO. Call 540-869-1076 (7/13) 2007 Pontiac Vibe, white, 62,300 miles, automatic, sunroof, 29/34 mpg. $12,500 OBO. Call 540-869-3880. (7/27) 2003 Bounder Motorhome - Model # 32W - 33ft long, excellent condition, winter cover, 2 slide outs, gas, ducted A/C & heat, sleeps 6, queen bed and queen sleeper sofa, convection microwave, 2 flat screen TV’s with DVD’s, satelite TV, luggage rack/ladder, new inspection, 28K miles, generator, automatic leveling system, power cab seats, outside shower, backup cameras, solar battery charger, $40K. Call 540-539-7206 (7/13) 1st & second generation Camaro parts Engines, Poweglide Transmissions. Also, 1990 Nissan 240 Sx, 5 speed hatchback restored. $3850.00 Call 540-850-0864 (8/03)

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A bedroom (8X10) with a closet and hallway bathroom to share in a ranch 3 bedroom home in Middletown next to Interstate 81 with two others and two loveable dogs. Seeking professional, non smoking/drugs professional. $500.00 a month, all utilities included plus $500.00 security deposit and 6 month term lease required. A credit and background check will be done on applicant. Please contact before noon. Scott 540-877-7083 or Melissa 540-931-1615. (8/17) A master bedroom with two spacious closets and private powder room off Valley Avenue. Inside a 2 bedroom townhouse to share with 2 other tenants and a playful kitten. $540 a month covers all rent, utilites, cable, and wireless internet. Must sign 10 month lease and have a steady source of income. Please contact Alicia 302-559-0282 or [email protected] (7/13)

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Bazaar Fundraiser. Reserve your table for $15 at the Stephens City Fire & Rescue bazaar on October 22, 2011. Call 869-2275. Proceeds benefit rescue operations. Got a yard sale or garage sale coming up? Post it here for FREE! [email protected]

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