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MAU to host ‘The British Invasion’

BENNINGTON — Mount Anthony Union High School will again host “The British Invasion” — a concert featuring a wide variety of songs by artists like The Beatles, David Bowie, Bad Company, Cheap Trick, Rod Stewart, Fleetwood Mac and many more. Performers include MAU students, staff, alumni and community members. This year’s show will feature a […]

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Science

Eternal Reefs, eco-friendly memorials helping Florida reefs

SARASOTA, Fla. — Instead of visiting a deceased loved one at a cemetery, imagine swimming out to see their memorial underwater in a public reef in the Gulf of Mexico. What You Need To Know An Eternal Reef combines a cremation urn, ash scattering and burial at sea into one permanent environmental tribute to life […]

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Health

Community News: Nov. 25

Shelter Grayson, a male domestic short-haired cat, is available for adoption at the Shenandoah County Animal Shelter, 268 Landfill Road, Edinburg. His adoption fee is $40. The shelter is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 540-984-8955. Food pantry The Love Center Food Pantry will be open from 9 a.m. to […]

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Wirt County ceremony honors Revolutionary War soldier

Members of the Sons of the American Revolution give a musket salute over the farm of Phil Sims at the Sheppard Family Cemetery located on the property. (Photo Provided) Sheppard Family Descendants pose for a picture at the grave of their patriarch, Jonathan and Martha (Wilson) Sheppard. (Photo Provided) Senior Sheppard Descendants Reberta Hall and […]

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N.C. 10-year-old pledges his life to find a cure for Alzheimer’s

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Ender Markwood, 10, is tackling the adult issue of Alzheimer’s disease and is working to help find a cure.   What You Need To Know Ender Markwood and his family fundraise for the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s Markwood has a lemonade stand called Poppie Pal’s Lemonade Related Content 10-year-old […]

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Sports

New Public Pickleball and Tennis Courts to Open Wednesday – Pasadena Now

Pickleball continues to ride waves of popularity in Pasadena. As part of efforts to respond to what some have called “America’s most popular sport” while not turning a blind eye to tennis, the City and school district jointly will open renovated courts for both sports Wednesday. The McKinley School Pickleball and Tennis Courts will open […]

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Technology

Picture This: Apple of Your Eye

The Belpre Apple Butter Festival announced the Apple of Your Eye royalty earlier this month for the first time since 2019. Pictured at the Civitan Park gazebo, the winners were, front from left, Little Miss Apple of Your Eye Knox Oliver, Tiny Miss Apple of Your Eye Paxton Franklin, Tiny Mr. Apple of Your Eye […]

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Civitan Park stirs to life for apple butter festival

Pioneer Presbyterian Church member Tom Webster, left, stirs a pot of apple butter while fellow church member Ted Gaston, center, dips some out so other volunteers can can it Sunday during the Belpre Lions Club Apple Butter Stir Off at Civitan Park. (Photo by Evan Bevins) Beverly Lopreste, left, and Mark Nutter with Pioneer Presbyterian […]

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Health

South Parkersburg library schedules free genealogy classes

PARKERSBURG — By popular request, the Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library will conduct two free beginner through intermediate genealogy classes 1-4 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. Oct. 17 at the South Parkersburg Branch on Blizzard Drive. “Participants will learn how to explore their ancestors’ lives and write their family’s story for future generations,” genealogist Jim […]

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‘There’s so much need’: N.C. Red Cross volunteers deployed to Florida

RALEIGH, N.C. — Dozens of people have died because of Hurricane Ian in Florida and that number is expected to grow over the coming days. Meanwhile, the clean-up, especially in the Tampa Bay area, is only just beginning, and North Carolina organizations are stepping in to help.   What You Need To Know The death […]