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With the Spring sports season completed at Shenandoah University, all is quiet in the Booth, except for some housecleaning. This week, Baseball’s Colby Martin was named All-America by D3baseball.com, the 13th student-athlete in Hornet history to be so honored. Martin, who hit .482

Winchester homicide suspect in court today 6/3

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Demetrius Brown the 18 year old who was arrested on Winchester homicide charges is also being charged with attempted robbery.

The Attempted robbery may have led to the homicide of Jaden Myers and the wounding of another.

Brown was arrested in Fairfax County on May 27 and was due in court today June 3 at 11:15 a.m..

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DMV offers services at Strasburg Town Office

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The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will hold a DMV connect program at the Strasburg Town Office.

DMV services will be offered June 7, 8 and 9.

Appointments are necessary walks ups cannot be accepted for these services.

Make an appointment by calling 540-437-1451 by Friday June 4.

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Supervisors approve thermal cameras

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The Warren County Board of Supervisors approved 13 new Thermal Imaging Cameras for the Fire and Rescue Department.

The devices help firefighters see through smoke and even in the dark to locate victims in burning buildings or even outdoors.

The devices will also be useful in detecting smoldering hotspots inside walls including overheated electrical wiring.

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NAACP and WPD launch a new program

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The Winchester Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and Winchester Police Department (WPD) implement a new program.

The Community Organized Response and Education or C.O.R.E. program is designed to communicate with community members.

Through this initiative Community members will Organize and Respond by increasing communication with law enforcement.

At the same time WPD hopes to Educate community members on police practices and polices.

The first meeting on the program will be at the Timbrook Public Center on June 15 at 5 p.m..

The meeting will include an opportunity to learn about the school resource officer program as well as the juvenile justice system.

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Cooling assistance available in Winchester

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Cooling Assistance becomes available in Winchester.

Assistance is available for window unit purchase and install.

Central air conditioning unit repair.

Electric bill cooling equipment assistance.

Security deposit for electric bill for cooling.

To be eligible for assistance you must be responsible for the expenses for cooling in the household.

The household must include at least one vulnerable individual age 60 or older, disabled or a child under the age of six living there.

Applications will be accepted starting June 15 by calling Enterprise Customer Service Center at 1-855-635-4370.

Online applications are also available through Common Help.

Applications are also available through the Winchester Department of Social Services.

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Sports: Thursday, June 3, 2021

Nats Nip Braves, O’s Double Up Twins, Wizards Eliminated

Yan Gomes’ home run in the 8th inning was the difference in the Washington Nationals’ 5-3 win over Atlanta last night. Juan Soto also went deep for the Nats, who won their second straight against the Braves. The two teams play the getaway game of the series today, starting at 11:50 am, on Sports Radio 1450.

In other Nationals’ news, the club has placed pitcher Stephen Strasburg on the 10 day injured list, due to a strained neck.

The Baltimore Orioles also won their second straight, beating the Twins 6-3 last night at Camden Yards. Ryan Mountcastle led the O’s attack with 2 hits and 3 RBI. The Birds are off today before starting a weekend series with the Indians tomorrow.

The Philadelphia 76ers pulled away from the Washington Wizards in the second half and advanced to the second round of the NBA Playoffs with a 129-112 win last night. The Wizards, who were eliminated 4 games to 1, got a combined 56 points from Bradley Beal and Russell Westbrook.

And, Serena Williams was among the winners on Day 4 of the French Open Tennis Tournament.