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By Sue Golden Frederick County Report Tempers began a slow burn as Mayor Mark Brown started the final Council Work Session for 2011. Councilor Carl H. Bernhards, Jr. questioned the authorization of the purchase of $100 worth of holiday bulbs. Supervisor of Public Works Donald Riffey correctly approved the purchase, but there is no line item in the budget for holiday purchases. Most of the funding for the July 4th celebration comes from money raised by the July 4th Committee. After some discussion, it was decided to create a new line item in the Public Works budget for “Seasonal Displays.” Councilor Bernhards then questioned several bills received from Stephen Butler, the Town Attorney. One bill, for 45 minutes of Mr. Butler’s time, related to calls with Councilor Donna M.G. Gray. Councilors were told previously that they should talk to the Council before contacting the Town Attorney directly. In this instance, many Council members felt that Councilor Gray had a conflict of interest, and should not be working on the item at issue. Councilor Mark Davis suggested that, since Councilor Gray was not in attendance at the meeting, the discussion be tabled. Mayor Brown noted that he discussed with the incoming Town lawyer, J. David Griffin that he was not to take calls from Councilors without Council approval. Tempers really flared when Councilor Bernhards questioned several bills regarding calls with Town Planner Fred Wharton and a conference call regarding the changing of the traffic light agreement with David Holliday. The traffic light at issue is to be installed by Mr. Holliday at the intersection of Route 11 and Reliance Road. Mayor Brown told Councilor Bernhards that if he had questions he should contact Mr. Wharton directly as the Chair of the Personnel and Finance Committee. Councilor Bernhards pushed back, saying it was not his job to keep track of Mr. Wharton. The two argued vociferously over the question of “oversight.” Mayor Brown accused Councilor Bernhards of not wanting to call Mr. Wharton because he does not like him. Councilor Bernhards responded that he was not questioning the spending of the money, but why Council was not kept in the loop. Mayor Brown said if Councilor Bernhards did not want the responsibility, the Council should find someone else to run the Personnel and Finance Committee. Councilor Gil Barrington noted that there needed to be some oversight. Councilor Bernhards noted that a policy was put in place months ago that Town employees were not to call the Town Attorney without talking with Town Manager Joan Roche. Finally, Chief of Police Phil Breeden suggested that since all of the Town employees report to Ms. Roche, she should be the one to follow up on the bills. The Council also argued whether a revised contract should have been sent to the Town Attorney. Both Councilors Davis and Bernhards argued that the revised agreement should have been distributed to the Council to review any changes. If there were changes that were of a legal issue, then the Attorney could be consulted. Mayor Brown

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responded to Councilor Davis that “you are not a lawyer, you never were a lawyer, and I suggest you never will be a lawyer.” Councilor Davis responded that anyone can compare two documents to see where the changes were made. It is then a judgment call over whether a lawyer needs to be consulted. Mayor Brown disagreed. Another bill related to “proffer” issues. Again, Councilor Bernhards questioned why the Council was not informed which “proffer” was at issue. Mayor Brown said it was a “bill” issue and should be looked into as such. Councilor Davis charged that the Mayor was making “blanket rules.” Councilor Davis said that the Personnel and Finance Committee was red-flagging spending issues, that there needed to be an “information collection exercise” and that the Council should decide whether there was a problem. The Mayor was emphatic that it was a “bill” issue. Voices continued to be raised as Councilor Bernhards said that the Council needed to know which “proffer” was being discussed; was it the Holliday or Adams proffer. Councilor Davis agreed it was a legitimate issue. Councilor Davis believes that whether and when to call the Town Attorney was a minor procedural problem that needed to be fixed. Mayor Brown said he had authorized department heads to go to the Town Attorney and if there were any issues then the Council could “look into it.” Councilor Davis countered that the review would then be after the fact. Ms. Roche jumped into the fray and said she would have the Town Managers contact her first prior to calling the Town Attorney. The meeting toned down when Mayor Brown offered up the “1812 Resolution.” Next year is the anniversary of the War of 1812. According to Mayor Brown, over 70,000 Virginians served in the war. Councilor Davis noted that the resolution calls for the Town to “create local activities and support state-wide events and programs.” Councilor Davis did not believe the Town could fulfill that promise. Ms. Roche noted that the City of Alexandria changed the language to state only what the Town was willing to do. Councilor Davis suggested the language be changed from “execute” to “support” local activities. All agreed to the language change. Mayor Brown questioned the most recent changes to the Water Ordinance. The new ordinance says that there is a 45 day block before water can be shut off. The Mayor believes that language adds two weeks to the time before the Town can shut off someone’s water for non-payment. Councilor Davis noted that the Town had not been

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Location: Italian Touch (229 S Loudoun St) Date of Crime: September 29-30, 2011 Type of Crime: Larceny While customers were in the bar side of the business on the night of September 29 until the early hours of September 30, 2011, someone entered the closed restaurant side and took a large Vizio television. A black male wearing a hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans was seen carrying a television in the area. If you should have any information in reference to this or any other crimes, please contact the Crime Solvers Hotline at (540) 665 – TIPS. Case # 11045025 - Cpl Hearn

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Shirley Temple (Lee) Hinchey, age 75, of Stephens City, Virginia, died Saturday, December 17, 2011, in Winchester Medical Center. Memorial contributions may be made to Hope Ministries of the Valley, PO Box 550, Langley, SC 29834. Evelyn Virginia Milburn Sargent, 79, of Frederick County, Virginia, died Sunday, December 18, 2011, in her home. Memorial contributions may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 West Cork Street, Suite 405, Winchester, Virginia 22601. Charlotte Maxine Legge Purtlebaugh, 79, of Boyce, Virginia, died Monday, December 19, 2011 at the Blue Ridge Hospice Residential Center. Memorial contributions may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork Street, Suite 405, Winchester, VA 22601. John Doherty died peacefully at home in the early morning of December 22, 2011, with his wife and dearest friend, Ethel Dunbar Doherty at his side. Those who wish to make memorial contributions in John’s name may consider Blue Ridge Hospice, the Coalition for Racial Unity, both of Winchester, VA or the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Shenandoah Valley in Stephens City, VA. Charlotte Ann Lichliter Parrill, 63, of Clear Brook, Virginia, died Friday, December 23, 2011, in her home. Memorial contributions may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 West Cork Street, Suite 405, Winchester, Virginia, 22601. Margaret Virginia Ashley Kerns, 80, of Clear Brook, Virginia, died Sunday, December 25, 2011, in a local nursing facility. Memorial contributions may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St, Suite 405, Winchester, VA 22601. Carol Ann Ricketts, 66, of Stephenson, passed away Sunday, December 25, 2011 at her home, surrounded by her loving husband and her three daughters. Memorials may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St., Winchester, VA 22601 Mr. Maxwell Franklin Short, age 74, of Winchester, VA, died Saturday, December 24, 2011, at Winchester Medical Center.

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enforcing the water shut-off policy and that there was inconsistent enforcement. Councilor Davis challenged that there was finally a clear policy in place and questioned why the Mayor was trying to rehash the issue. The Mayor countered that he was not “rehashing” the issue; he was merely stating that the ordinance added time before water was shut off. A lively conversation ensued regarding trucks parked at the Liberty gas station on Reliance Road overnight. Councilor Barrington is looking into the issue of how long they can park and how much noise they can make by running their trucks during the night. Councilor Barrington said he asked Ms. Roche to look into the issue. Stephens City has a noise ordinance but Middletown does not. Mayor Brown said that Middletown has a “Mutual Support Agreement” with Frederick County. The County can test for the noise level and then ticket if required. Councilor Davis noted that the Town needs to review the special use permit held by Liberty. “At 12 pm last night, there were eight trucks parked at the station.” Chief Breeden said his officers check the trucks but not for noise. Councilor Bernhards asked whether they only checked for “overnight guests.” The Chief quipped “Yes, if that makes you more comfortable.” The Chief said that it is hard to check for the amount of time a truck is parked unless tires are marked. Also, without a noise decibel level written into the ordinance, they cannot ticket for noise levels. Mayor Brown reported that the Frederick County Board of Supervisors agreed to the Land Use Plan for the Reliance Road expansion and the plan will be included in the Comprehensive Plan for the County. Also, the Mayor reported that they are paving at the Carter’s Family Store building, and working on putting in the sewer lines. The Dollar General poured its concrete slabs and the building pieces will be brought in after the holidays. Water line repairs will begin on January 17 on Trish Street. The final blow up of the evening came when discussing the 14% increase in the water bill scheduled to be instituted by Winchester. First, the Councilors argued over how to calculate 14%. Councilor Charles Harbaugh IV believes the 14% increase takes the amount charged from $5.79 to $6.60. Councilor Davis argued that 14% times 5.79 is $.66, or $6.45. A heated debate ensued about whether to simply pass on the cost or to increase the amount charged to provide more money to the Town to spend on other issues. Councilor Davis vig-

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orously argued that the Council replied “I’ll never do it again; Call “that will be a discussion.” passed an ordinance saying the someone else.” The Council will be holding a fawater bills would be “revenue The Mayor brought up the is- cilitated planning session on Januneutral.” The Mayor argued back sue of implementation. The last ary 13th, so long as at least five that the Town needs the money increase was implemented late so Councilors can attend. to spend on repairs, water meters, the Town lost months of revenue. and other issues. Councilor Davis The Mayor would like to implecountered that that was not the is- ment the increase three months sue; the issue was whether the or- early to raise additional funds for HATE TO RAKE? dinance said the water bills would the Town, which, of course, raised FALL is upon us and it won’t remain revenue neutral. The rhet- another uproar. be long before all those oric got ugly as the two debated. Councilor Barrington changed beautiful leaves fall from the The Mayor accused Councilor Da- the subject to the disgraceful flag trees and cover your lawn. vis of not attending a water class that is flying in the Town park. A1A Home Improvement and therefore not knowing what he Councilor Harbaugh noted that and Lawn Care offers a was talking about. Councilor Davis there was never a flag in the park wide range of fall lawn care argued that he did a spreadsheet before. Councilor Barrington inservices that include: leaf looking at the water issue for the terjected that the flag should be removal, fall clean-up, over next few years. The spreadsheet lit if flown at night. Chief Breeden seeding and more. A1A Home took him hours to prepare and no opined that he “gave four years of Improvement LLC is also a one on Council bothered to look at his life for that flag; I will pay for licensed and insured home it. According to his research, the the lights if the Town puts it in.” improvement contractor. water is neutral now and that the The Council then discussed the So, if you have been putting problem is the sewer system; the waste water treatment plant. The off any of those indoor sewer system is what is needed to Town incurred further unexpected remodeling in between. From the driveway to the roof and everything projects, winter be addressed. Councilor Harbaugh expenses at the plant. The Counis the perfect time to check “Whatever you need, Whenever you your list. Call today weighed in that the Town always cil expects the new attorney to be them off need it!” implemented the water rates in- much more Ask about our Senior Citizen discounts!needs and we will be aggressive in pursuwith your Receive $25 suit your the service call when to assist you. Like ad.on correctly and that they continue ing a lawOFFagainstfirst company glad you mention this us to do so but that he agreed the that installed the plant. Councilor  Electrical Services Facebook! Town needed the revenue. Coun- Davis requested that the Council  Heating/ Heat Pumps/Burner Service cilor Bernhards took a middle line look at its odds of winning before  HVAC Other lawncare services also available! saying that the Town needed rev- spending too much money on a  Plumbing  Roofing enue but that the Council needed lawsuit.  Drywall to listen to what Council Davis The new Town mechanic began  Carpentry was saying. Councilor Davis told work on January 15th and was busy  Excavating and Hauling the Mayor that he was wrong and fixing things his first day at work.  Painting We want to do our part to help the local LAWNCARE SERVICES that “You don’t like it when you are Stephens City management asked  Energy Conservation Specialist FRONT ROYAL,VA economy. If you live in the town of Front  Leading Edge LED Lighting Technology wrong and you won’t admit it.” Thepleaseshare the cost and opportunities! to inquire about job use of the [email protected] Royal LICENSED & INSURED Mayor said different organizations chanic with Middletown as it did  Heating & Cooling Energy Upgrades  OVER 25 YEARS OF SERVICE! Commercial & Residential should be charged different rates. in the past. The Mayor requested Teamelectriconline.com * 24 a new He questioned Councilor Davis’ Hour * line item for tools, to which Member: Chamber of Commerce research, to wit Councilor Emergency Service Bernhards responded Davis Councilor (540) 636-1463

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By Jonathan Bennett Frederick County Report Well…another year in my rearview mirror. Almost. How to spend the final night of twenty-eleven. A bar, a friend’s house…different settings for boozy revelry, which is all fine and well, I guess…if I wanna spend the first morning of 2012 nursing an aversion to light and sound and eating Advil like they’re Pez. Being that self-defilement doesn’t fascinate me these days as much as, say, waking up with the sunrise instead of going to bed with it, a search for a less hijinks-centric, more civic-minded (but still rife with anecdotal potential) approach to celebration may be in order. So… Where I live is not far from the Old Town outdoor mall in Winchester; for affairs cultural and leisurely (or anything else, for that matter), it’s far enough that I feel like going there puts me ‘out of the house’ but close enough that a hasty return home for reasons benign or nefarious is a painless effort. And while Old Town provides a number of establishments catering to what I endearingly refer to as the ‘blotto crowd’ on New Year’s Eve, the Mall is also the setting for the 25th Annual First Night Winchester, a decidedly viceless alternative for those wishing to enjoy a familyfriendly, alcohol-free New Year’s celebration. A little background: First Night festivals are held in nearly one hundred cities and towns in twenty-six states (and counting)

across the country each New Year’s Eve, the first taking place in Boston in 1976. While First Night

is an incorporated brand with a centralized business model, its mission is to encourage each community planning a festival under the First Night banner to draw on local performers, artists, and events unique to the area. Established artists and teach-

Martinsburg Orchestra will perform at First Night Winchester.

ers lead workshops throughout the year in association with local community centers, rec cen-

ters, and camps. On December 31, completed works, like plays, concerts, and various displays are

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then presented in the communities where they originated. The Old Town outdoor mall in Winchester lends itself to the atmosphere created by the First Night performers. For the holiday evening, this brick-and-cobblestone section of Loudon Street between Cork Street and Piccadilly Street will be the Renaissance fair-like epicenter of the celebration, while the surrounding streets just off the mall will be the venues for many of the performers. Among the musicians playing, mostly at various churches close to the mall, are nineteenyear-old jazz saxophone prodigy Demetrius “DJ” Turner; the Brass Five, a Dixieland/Swing ensemble; VocalPoint, an all-women a cappella singing group; and David LaFleur, an accomplished Appalachian musician, renowned for his mastery of stringed instruments like the guitar, dobro, and hammer dulcimer. Keeping children entertained is a must for many New Year’s revelers, so instead of dropping them off at a babysitter’s (frantically arranged at the last minute, usually), First Night Winchester is presenting programs geared toward the little ones. Michael Shwedick is a leading reptile wildlife educator bringing tropical lizards, boa constrictors and crocodiles (to name a few) to the Christ Episcopal Church. Lawrence the Magician works his sleight of hand at the same location; hopefully Shwedick’s Asian crocodile doesn’t do the same on Lawrence…also at the Episcopal Church (seems to be a happening place) will be Improv for Kids, in which children participate in comic sketches designed around music, dance, storytelling, and of course, improvisation. The best way to navigate the First Night scene is to get a First Night button, which gains you entry into all the performances,

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grich, and now Ron Paul: each of these candidates has jumped to the front only to implode. And all the while, Mitt Romney has held steady as the favorite of the GOP establishment. The Iowa Caucus is an extremely unique event, and its differences from a primary election are necessary to understanding why more than money and name recognition matter here. While advertisement money is the leading expense and factor in a normal election, organization on the ground is key in Iowa. Iowa citizens don’t simply walk into a booth and cast their vote. They have to leave their homes on a cold January Tuesday evening and sit for a significant amount of time in a caucus site and consider

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Frederick County Public Schools is making a limited amount of advertising space available on its redesigned school websites. The advertising space is available on the school division’s homepage, each individual school homepage and the athletic Web pages for James Wood, Millbrook and Sherando High Schools. Coordinator of Policy, Records Management and Communications Steve Edwards says, “After learning about other school divisions who have successfully built new partnerships and generated revenues by offering advertising on their websites, we researched the idea and determined it was a concept worth pursuing. In September of 2010, the School Board adopted a commercial advertising policy which states that the Board recognizes the importance of fostering relationships with community groups and individuals in order to enhance educational and extracurricular opportunities for students and to raise alternative revenues to supplement the school division’s educational and extracurricular programs. After more than a year of work, we’re now in a position to offer advertising space on our redesigned websites.” Schools Superintendent David Sovine says, “The ad space being offered on our Web pages will serve as a means for the school division to enhance and build new relationships with businesses and individuals in our community. All of the revenues generated will go back into programs directly impacting students. Half of the funds raised will be used by the Information Technology Department to support the implementation of the Division Educational Technology Plan. The other half will be deposited into the school activity fund of the school on whose website the advertisement appears. If we sell all of the ad space that we have identified, this initiative would generate nearly $205,000 annually.” Edwards says, “Our Web pages offer a great opportunity for businesses to promote their goods and services while supporting our schools and students. By placing an ad on our websites, businesses can maximize their marketing dollars and support our schools students philanthropically as well. The school division’s homepage was viewed nearly 700,000 times last year which means advertisers will get tremendous exposure. It’s a win-win situation for advertisers, our schools and students.” Edwards adds, “We will only accept ads which are appropriate for the school community. Products and services that are inconsistent with the curriculum or educational mission of Frederick County Public Schools will not be allowed.” Anyone interested in learning more about advertising on the Frederick County Public Schools’ websites may contact Edwards at 540-662-3888 x88235 or at [email protected]

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Wednesday December 28 10am - 4pm Museum of the Shenandoah Valley Memory Mural. In this free, drop-in activity, children may draw or paint their favorite memories from 2011 on a mural that will be displayed in the Museum’s BB&T Learning Center through January 17, 2012. Get the kids out of the house and bring them to the MSV to exercise their artistic sides! Discovery tables will be placed in the galleries for children to enjoy while exploring the MSV. Remember, admission to the galleries is free on Wednesday mornings from 10 a.m. until noon. Mural activity is free. Regular gallery admission rates apply after noon. Front Desk 540-662-1473 x235 Saturday December 31 10am - 4pm Museum of the Shenandoah Valley. Start your New Year’s celebration at the MSV. On this special day, everyone wearing a 2012 First Night Winchester button will receive FREE admission to the MSV! As a build-up to the evening’s First Night festivities in Old Town Winchester, the MSV and First Night are presenting daytime, family-oriented entertainment at the MSV this New Year’s Eve. Magician Kevin Owens will perform in the MSV Reception Hall at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Kevin will make magic happen right before your eyes and amaze you with some fancy balloon sculpting, too. Before the show, explore the MSV galleries, shop in the store, and stop by the Museum Café for lunch or tea and dessert. (First Night Winchester buttons will be available for purchase in the Museum Store from December 3–31). Free to MSV Members and those wearing First Night Winchester buttons. All others: $8; $6 senior/student (includes the show and gallery admission). 6pm - 12am Old Town Winchester. Ring in the New Year with the family in Old Town Winchester! Join in this non-alcoholic celebration that includes games, live entertainment and music, and more. More than 50 performers stage over 35 shows, and lots of surprises to please everyone! At the end of the evening, we meet at the intersection of Boscawen and Cameron Streets to await the traditional “Apple Drop” and celebrate the New Year with a spectacular fireworks exhibit. Admission buttons are available for purchase in advance or at the event. For further information visit www.firstnightwinchester. com or call 540-533-5561. 8am The “end of year” United Way Rubbermaid Product Sale will be at the Belk parking lot- Apple Blossom Mall. The “end of year” sale benefits The Salvation ArmyWinchester. The monthly sale is made possible by a special partnership between United Way NSV, Rubbermaid Commercial Products and The Salvation Army. Product sales help the United Way and its partner agencies generate addition funds to meet local needs. The products available are returned goods, discontinued products and slightly damaged items. For additional information contact the United Way of Northern Shenandoah Valley at 540-5361610 or [email protected]

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Thursday January 5 5:30pm - 7pm This FREE 10-week group can help young women ages 13 - 19 who have experienced sexual violence to develop strategies to meet the difficult challenges they face in our society. For more information or to register call Connie at 540-667-6466. 7pm FCPS PRISMS (Problem-solving, Research, and Independent Study for Middle School) Winter Showcase and Reception @ Admiral Richard E. Byrd Middle School. The showcase will feature projects from middle school students who are involved in the PRISMS program. Monday January 9 6pm - 7:45pm Introduction to the Internet Bowman Library, 871 Tasker Road, Stephens City. The library is offering free computer workshops at Bowman and Handley libraries. Check the Handley Regional Library website events calendar for changes - www.handleyregional.org. Classes are free and open to the public, but limited to six participants. Get your reservations early by calling the library where the class is offered. 540-8699000, ext. 203 Tuesday January 10 7:30am The Rotary Club of Frederick County meeting is scheduled for Tuesday morning at Shenandoah University in the Clement Board Room - Allen Dining Hall. Club committee chairs will conduct a Club Assembly program. Invited guests, club members and visiting Rotarians are welcome. For more information about this program or the Rotary Club contact Stephen M. Gyurisin at 540-336-7357 or [email protected] com 9am Preparing for the Interview and Group Mock Interview Exercise Interviewing Preparing for the Interview - Learn how to effectively interview. Emphasis on behavioral interview questions with group mock interview exercise. Virginia Workforce Connection 100 Premier Place Winchester, VA 22602 Phone: 540-722-3415 www.vawc.virginia.gov. Office Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Friday 8:30am-4:30pm / Wed 9:00am 4:30pm 4:30pm - 5:30pm Please invite the 35 year olds and their parents to come play and learn with us on January 10th & January 26th 6:00-7:00 at Middletown Elementary School. More information call Marge Davis 869-4809 or Jean Turner 868-8516 6pm - 8pm Free Movie Night and Introduction into the benefits of Life Coaching. Tonight’s Movie; You Can Heal Your Life, the movie. Featuring Louise L. Hay and friends! Louise Hay is one of the founders of the Self Help movement over 30 years ago! Where: New Leaf, 2404 Valley Ave., Winchester VA. (540) 7220020 RSVP required, space limited! Wednesday January 11 10am - 12pm A Free and Informative Linkedin Workshop with hands on computer time to work on your Linkedin

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in some places. It was reported that two women wearing minis caused a two-hour traffic jam in downtown Cairo, and a 63-year-old man in Rio De Janeiro was sentenced to three days in jail after biting the legs of the miniskirt-clad woman seated next to him on a bus.

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page-size magnifying glasses. Can’t get to the library very often? Call to ask if it has a book van or will mail books. Or barter with a friend that drives, and include lunch out. Need to make home repairs or paint your living room but don’t want to be up on a ladder anymore? Hire someone to help with the stipulation that you’ll do part of the work. Want to volunteer but don’t know how to start? Call the senior center or the humane society and tell them you have a free morning every week. They’ll put you to work! Are your goals more along the lines of health and fitness? Consult your doctor and ask for advice. Perhaps he can recommend a local seniors exercise program. Reaching our goals is possible! Sometimes we only have to ask questions to find the answers. Matilda Charles regrets that she cannot personally answer reader questions, but will incorporate them into her column whenever possible. Write to her in care of King Features Weekly Service, P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 328536475, or send e-mail to [email protected] gmail.com.

This Week Last Week It was American 1. Rihanna feat. essayist Logan Pearsall Smith who made the following sage obserCalvinItHarris.........................No. 1 vation: is the wretchedness of being rich “Weyou haveLove” (SRP/Defpeople. that Found to live with rich Jam) ••• 2. LMFAO..............................No. 2 The word Know It” (Party Rock/ “Sexy and I “avocado” is derived from a South American Indian will.i.am/Cherrytree) word that means “testicle.” 3. Bruno Mars........................No. 3 ••• “ItWhenRain” (Summit/Chop Will the miniskirt was introduced to Shop/Elektra) the world in the 1960s, the reaction was swift and often ........................No. 9 4. Katy Perry..harsh. Women who wore them One Malagasy Republic were sen“The in theThat Got Away” (Capitol) tenced to 10 days in jail. Congolese police 5. Flo Rida..............................No. 5 arrested 300 women for wearing the new “Good Feeling” (PoeBoy) style, and Egyptian law branded the gar6. Jay Zindecent. West.............No. 8 . ment as Kanye In Caracas, Venezuela, “Ni**as in Paris” (Roc-A-Fella/ the clergy got involved; churches admonished women to Jam) Roc Nation/Defgive up their minis or “be condemned to hell.” Perhaps the seeming 7. Adele...................................No. 6 overreaction wasn’t entirely “Someone Like You” (XL) unjustified, considering the effect the miniskirt had 8. Maroon 5 feat. Christina Aguilera.................No. 4 “Moves Like Jagger” (A&M/ Octone) 9. David Guetta feat. Usher..............................No. 7 “Without You” (What a Music/ Astralwerks) 10. T-Pain feat. Wiz Khalifa and Lily Allen.........No. 11 “5 O’Clock” (Konvict/Nappy Boy/ Jive)

8. Nickelback..........................No. 5 Top 10 Pop Singles ••• By Samantha Weaver

“Here and Now” (Roadrunner) The first animated color TV commercial Soundtrack. ................new entry 9.was broadcast .in 1949, and it was created by none other than venerable “Glee: The Music: Season 3: children’s book author Dr. Seuss. Volume 7” Company. The ad was for the Ford Motor (20th Century Fox TV/Columbia) ••• 10. Korn...........................new entry Historians say that Abraham Lincoln “The a shrill, high-pitched voice rather than had Path of Totality” (Roadrunner)
the deep and sonorous tones we usually hear when the 16th president is portrayed in film and television.

Reaching Our Goals
Where do you want to be a year from now? Are there goals you’d like to accomplish in 2012 but don’t feel they’re possible? Far too many of us perceive there are limits that hold us back as we get older. Some of those limits are surmountable, however, with a little analyzing and planning. Start by writing down your goals for 2012. Be specific. Then look at what might be holding you back. Explore the ways you can make it happen. Do you like museums and theater but can’t afford the fees? Call and ask if there are discounts that aren’t advertised, senior discounts or “pay what you can” matinees. Do you want to read more books this year? If your vision is not what it was, make an eye appointment. Look for those

Those who study such things say that Americans’ favorite T-shirt color is white, followed by blue and black. Thought for the Day: “If you have an important point, don’t try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time -- a tremendous whack.” -Winston Churchill

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Top 10 Hot Country Singles
1. Zac Brown Band................No. 3 “Keep Me in Mind” (Southern Ground/Atlantic) 2. Jason Aldean......................No. 2 “Tattoos On This Town” (Broken Bow) 3. Lady Antebellum...............No. 1 “We Owned the Night” (Capitol Nashville) 4. Rascal Flatts feat. Natasha Bedingfield......No. 8 “Easy” (Big Machine) 5. David Nail..........................No. 7 . “Let It Rain” (MCA Nashville) 6. Eric Church.....................No. 10 . “Drink In My Hand” (EMI Nashville) 7. Luke Bryan......................No. 11 “I Don’t Want This Night to End” (Capitol Nashville) 8. Miranda Lambert..............No. 4 “Baggage Claim” (RCA) 9. Chris Young......................No. 13 “You” (RCA) 10. The Band Perry.............No. 12 “All Your Life” (Republic Nashville)
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Top 10 Albums
1. Michael Buble....................No. 1 “Christmas” (143/Reprise) 2. The Black Keys...........new entry “El Camino” (Nonesuch) 3. Adele...................................No. 2 “21” (XL/Columbia) 4. Justin Bieber......................No. 3 “Under the Mistletoe” (SchoolBoy/ Raymond/Braun/Island) 5. Amy Winehouse..........new entry “Lioness” Hidden Treasures” (Universal Republic) 6. Andrea Bocelli....................No. 8 “Concerto: One Night in Central Park” (Sugar) 7. Drake..................................No. 4 “Take Care” (Young Money/ Cash Money)

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Hooked On Phonics Learning Kit. $22. Call 540-667-2031 (12/27) For Sale - Red Chickens, Hens & Roosters, yearlings. $10 ea. Call 540-635-1956 (11/16) Kiosk for sale. Sink and refrigerator built in. Best offer. Salon mate nail technician’s table. Black with marble top, used twice, $25. Stainless steel 3 shelf rolling cart. Used in a former Daily grind. Excellent condition. $200 or best offer. Call 540-305-9664 (12/27) 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) BBS alloy wheels with winter set of tires $250. Sewing Machine, Free Westinghouse, all metal electricm circa 1960. Works! $50. Kohler 18 gauge stainless steel double sink $100. Price Pfister Faucet $40. Brick Pavers, 900 approx. U pick up $85. Sunset Tripod, geared elevator, 3-way pan, tilt head $15. Call 540-635-6947 (12/6) Black walnut kernals. Nice and clean! $10/lb. Call 540-465-8066
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Bull and commercial heifer sale. Angus polled herefords, balancers, gelbviehs, black baldies. Friday, December 2 @ noon. Knoll Crest Farm. Red House, VA 434-376-3567 (11/22) Sony Digital Still Camera with MPE Movie EX. Cyber Shot 5.0 MP. Software Disk. Memory Stick 128 MB. AC Power Adaptor. Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar Lens with 10X digital zoom. Americo Classic Camera Bag with storage pockets and carrying handle/strap. All equipment and accessories are in excellent condition/like new. $1000 value for only $250 cash OBO. Call 540-2872997 afternoons/evenings. (11/16) Ladies Gray leather Biker jacket size 10/12 - $25. White bookshelves, 3 units - $50. Elvis collectible white ceramic decanter figurine, 15” tall on wooden base - $100 OBO Call 540-450-8741 (11/1) 3 artificial Christmas Trees - all in excellent condition, only slightly used. 12’ tall, snow-flocked Pine, prelit with clear lights - $250 9’ tall, Douglas Fir, very full, prelit with clear lights - $150 7.5’ tall - Slimline Frasier Fir, prelit with clear lights - $75 Call 540-858-3331 (11/8) Boys Clothes - Sweaters, Size 4 & 5 $2.00 each. Sweatshirts, Sizes 5,6,7 $1.00 each. Sports Pants & Sweatpants Sizes 5,6,7 $1.00 - $1.50 each. Casual Dress pants, Size 5, Jeans, Size 4 $2.00 each. Coat & Robe, Size 5 $3.00 each. Boys Warm Pajamas, Size 6,7,8 &10 $2.00 per pair. All items are in excellent or very good condition. Call 540-667-2031 (11/22) Livingston upright piano - FREE for the taking. Call 540-868-0136 (12/20) Vintage 1945 Mahogany Full bedroom set w/headboard and bed rails. Includes 5 drawer dress, vanity table w/drawers and mahogany decor mirror, vanity bench, and nightstand $400, negotiable. Antique secretary desk--also a steamer chest $200. Variety of antique milk glass--must see! Antique school desk from Pennsylvania schoolhouse. All items located in storage. Call or text 540-535-6948 for appt. (12/20)

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Tractor, Compact; Allis/Chalmers (AC) 5015 Diesel 4WD. Turf & Liquid-filled AG tires, bucket, recent tire & hydraulics service. Used for snow removal & bush hogging. With manuals, some tune-up parts; well maintained, runs good. $5500. Gainesboro, VA. Call John 540-88-4859 (12/6) Three dorm refrigerators for sale: three different sizes, $65-85. Call 540-869-7977 (12/20) Pit Bull puppies. 4 male and 4 female $75.00 each. Mother and father are red nose. Call 540-336-4435 (12/20)

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Commercial Space for Lease. Prime Location in Historic Downtown Strasburg. Pre-Civil War Building with Period Restoration. Log and Brick with Wide Plank Floors. New 3 Zone Heat/Air. 4 Exterior Doors. 110 N. Massanutten Street. Monthly Rent $1,500 Off-street parking available. Call Wendy Connor (540)975-0390(11/16) Large one bedroom newly renovated. Wood plank floors; mountain views. Enclosed porch, landscaped yard, in town. $750 per month includes water/sewer, garbage & recycle. Off-street parking available. 113 E. King Street, Apt. 1, Strasburg Sue Golden (202) 302-9129 (11/16) Large 2.5 bedroom with upgrades New carpeting, three-sided mountain views. Landscaped yard, in town. $825/mo.Off-street parking available. 113 E. King Street, Apt. 2 Strasburg. Call (202) 302-9129 (11/16)

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Antique apple tree ladder, thought to be of European origin; approx.15’ in height. $25 cash. Call 540-868-2623 afternoons. (11/30) 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 Twin Bed. Exc. condition. Wood head & foot boards w/ mattress & boxspring. $400 OBO. Call 540-660-3292 (11/22) Twin bed. Cherry wood, good condition. $75. High quality sofa, good shape. $100. Stephens City area. Call 703-434-1130 (12/13) Mahogany dining room table w/leaf can be sold w/chairs, entertainment center cherry wood w/wheels, shelves brand new, new sofa brown, new sofa blue, glider, office chairs, misc. chairs, baby portable cribs, changing table, vintage wedding gown size 8, large office desk - breathtaking!, 2 fax/ scan/copiers for home or office, copier stand, desk mats, large round conference table, large laminated board, antiques, gold refrigerator, paintings and pictures. Appts. day or night. Call Marsha 540-686-5769 (12/13) Chestnut doll bed, 30” X 20” – a cut down version of a real bed with quilt, dust ruffle, mattress, small pillow and would be a wonderful gift for that special child: $500.00 Call 540-622-4448 (11/8) 50’s Schwinn bicycle. Needs tires $100. Wicker baby stroller, old $100. Radar Detector $35.00 Call 540-662-9023 (12/28)

FOR RENT
Room mate wanted to share large house in Fredericktowne (Stephens City.) Split level, 3 bedrooms, living rm, family rm, dining rm, kitchen, laundry rm, 2 full baths, screen porch, outbuildings, and garden. Will share one bedroom which is the large master bedroom to an individual for 580.00 with utilities and linen closet space included. Cable TV, WIFI Internet, Trash Service included in the utilities. Pictures available via email. AFTER 6 PM 540-303-2808 (11/8) 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. Call Alicia 302-559-0282 (7/13) Beautifully furnished, 1-BR apt., utilites uncluded, no pets, Front Royal, call Mrs. Young for info. 540-635-3059 (11/1) 2929 Second Street Winchester. 3 bedroom home with 1 bath, living room, kitchen w/appliances, CAC, gas heat, unfinished basement. $900 security deposit and $900 monthly. Credit Check - No Pets. Call 540 868-1575 (11/16) 18 1/2 West Whitlock Winchester. 2 bedroom cottage, with 1 bath, laundry room, nice kitchen, all appliances, living room, CAC, gas heat. $775 security deposit and $775 monthly. Credit Check - No Pets. Call 540 868-1575 (11/16) Filbert Street, Stephens City,VA. 3 bedrooms, one bath, fenced back yard, large kitchen/dining area, stove, refrigerator. Electric heat. NO PETS, Deposit/credit check required. $675/mo Call 540-869-3571 (11/30)

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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) 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)

Sony 27” TV (not flat screen) w/original remote. Excellent condition $30. Call 540-622-2172 (11/1) New Jeffco Salon Hair Dryer on wheels, originally $135, asking $50. Call 540-622-2652 (11/1) Air Hockey Table - Very Good Condition! Great Gift! $24.00 Call 540-678-1128 (11/22) SeaScape Beach & Golf Villas. Kitty Hawk, NC MP 2 1/2. 2 Bedrooms (Sleeps 6), 2 Baths. April Week 16 $2,800. October Week 41, $2,800 Call 540-667-2031 (11/22) Outer Banks Beach Club - Beach Road. MP 9 Nagshead, NC. 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bath (Sleeps 6) September Week 38 $3,600. Call 540-667-2031 (11/22) Compressa Infinity Burr coffee grinder model #560. Like new. Used only 1 month. $60 obo. Call 540-662-2245 (12/6)

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