LFHD opens more COVID-19 vaccination clinics

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The Lord Fairfax Health District and community partners are offering several opportunities for COVID-19 vaccinations.

Tomorrow May 11 at Frederick Douglass Park in Winchester from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m..

Wed. May 12 at 15 Street gymnasium Front Royal from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m..

Thur. May 13 at Shenandoah County Fairgrounds Woodstock from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m..

These clinics are for the Moderna vaccine for first or second shots.

If you need the second dose you need to bring your vaccination card.

Walk ins are accepted at many clinics but appointments can assure availability.

You can check on availability at vaccineappointments.virginia.gov.

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High speed chase leaves one dead near Winchester

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A high speed chase through the streets of Frederick County ended abruptly after a Cadillac rammed two vehicles before flipping over.

The incident began near the Sunnyside area when a Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) Deputy spotted the Cadillac speeding and driving recklessly.

The Cadillac drove toward Winchester clocked at better than 100 mph at times.

The Cadillac struck two vehicles before rolling over and catching fire.

The driver, identified as Kondwani Rogers of Waterford Lane Frederick County, did not survive the crash.

One of the drivers of the other two vehicles was transported to Winchester Medical Center for non life threatening injuries.

The driver of the third vehicle refused medical treatment.

All three vehicles were declared total losses with Route 522 being shutdown for as many as six hours.

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FRWC EDA hold a closed door meeting tomorrow 5/11

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The next Front Royal Warren County Economic Development Authority (EDA) meeting will include a closed door session.

The closed door session will be with EDA’s Board of Directors and Warren County Board of Supervisors for consultation with legal counsel.

The topic will pertain to actual or probable litigation and the provision of legal advice regarding the EDA vs. Jennifer McDonald.

Along with other potential claims and litigation relating to other possible liabilities of the EDA and the recovery of funds and assets.

The regular meeting of the EDA begins tomorrow Tue. May 11 at 6 p.m. at the Warren County Government Center.

The closed door session begins at 7 p.m..

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NVRDGTF arrest two Winchester residents

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The Northwest Virginia Regional Drug and Gang Task Force (NVRDGTF) arrested two Winchester Residents.

The pair were under investigation for at least a month with the NVRDGTF conducting several controlled buys.

During the residential raid 9 and a half ounces of a white powder believed to be cocaine along with weapons, drug paraphernalia and over $1,500 were confiscated.

The drugs could have a street value of over $38,000.

Josie Peacoe has been charged with distribution of a controlled substance.

Rasheed Riley along with having a previous warrant for his arrest has been charged with possession and a probation violation.

More charges are pending.

Both are 29 years old and lived in the same residents on Valley Ave. Winchester.

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River Report: 5-10-21

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In this edition of our twice-weekly Shenandoah River Reports, Riverkeeper Mark Frondorf has a belated Mother’s Day wish, plus some cicada talk! Our reports are brought to you by Front Royal Outdoors. Let Don Roberts and his crew get you out on our beautiful South Fork in a variety of ways! Visit https://frontroyaloutdoors.com and find out more!

Sports: Monday, May 10, 2021

SU Baseball Advances, Nats Walked Off By Yanks, Caps Clinch Second

Shenandoah University Baseball has advanced to the second round of the ODAC Tournament with an 18-5 win over Hampden Sydney yesterday at Bridgeforth Field. The Hornets scored at least 2 runs in the first five innings in eliminating the 18-14 Tigers, and winning the best-of-three series 2 games to 1. Number 16 Shenandoah will now face Eastern Mennonite in a semi-final series this coming weekend. The 8-seed Royals eliminated top-seed Randolph-Macon this past weekend.

The New York Yankees walked off the Washington Nationals for the second day in a row with a 3-2 win yesterday at Yankee Stadium. Giancarlo Stanton’s sharp single off of Brad Hand in the bottom of the ninth sent the Nats to their fifth loss in their last six games. Kyle Schwarber hit a 2-run homer for Washington, who is off today before starting a series with Philadelphia tomorrow on Sports Radio 1450.

Meanwhile, Boston nipped Baltimore 4-3 yesterday at Camden Yards. The Birds and Bosox play again tonight at 7:05.

The Washington Capitals clinched second place in the NHL’s Eastern Division with a 2-1 overtime win over Philadelphia on Saturday. The Caps wrap up the regular season tomorrow with the Boston Bruins. Air time is 6:45 on the River 95-3.

And Rory McIlroy won the PGA Tour’s Wells Fargo Championship yesterday at Quail Hollow Golf Course. His 10-under total was one better than Abraham Ancer.