News Maker David Brotman on FNFSR Fundraiser Sat. Oct. 2

We continue talking with David Brotman Executive Director of The Friends of the North Fork of the Shenandoah River in today’s News Maker.

Today David tells us about fishing on the Shenandoah River as well as this Saturday’s Oct. 2 fundraiser.

David also tells us how the FNFSR oversees the Seven Bends State Park as well.

The good news is brought to you by the town of Front Royal.

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State Police investigate a small plane crash

A small plane crash near Lansing West Virginia killed all three people on board.

Nick Fletcher, Michael Taphouse and Wesley Farley, all three in their 30 were from the Chesapeake Virginia area.

The three took off from the Fayetteville Airport Sunday morning.

The wreckage of the plane was later that day found in the New River Gorge Bridge area.

The crash remains under investigation.

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Winchester’s Mayor Smith is reappointed to a VA. board

Winchester Mayor David Smith has been reappointed to the Virginia Board of Workforce Development.

The mayor has served as the Vice President of Operations on that board.

Smith was reappointed to the board by Gov. Northam.

The board works toward improving employment, education and training for Virginia.

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Front Royal Warren County EDA has an interim director appointed

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At the latest Front Royal Warren County Economic Development Authority (EDA) board meeting the authority had an interim Executive Director appointed by the Warren county Administrator.

Taryn Logan will serve until the county hires an executive director as current EDA Director Douglas Parsons prepares to leave for a new position in Fauquier County Oct. 1.

Also at the meeting it was announced that as of Oct. 1 all payments to the EDA will be handled by the Warren County Finance Department.

Checks still need to be made out to the EDA but delivered to the Finance Department at 220 N. Commerce Ave. Front Royal.

Checks that are mailed to the EDA from Oct. 1 on may be subject to penalties and late fees.

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Berryville changes water and sewer charges

Berryville approved changes to the town’s schedule of Water and Sewer Fees and charges.

The changes will affect the monthly water and sewer administrative and facilities fees, water and sewer availability fees, camera inspection, hydrant meter deposit and required account deposits.

The changes go into effect Nov. 18.

A breakdown of those charges and changes are found here.

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REC and SVEC team up for Girl Power Camp

Rappahannock Electric Cooperative and Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative held their first collective Girl Power Camp.

The camp included 11 high school girls who came from Winchester to Louisa County and all points in between.

The ladies received hands on experience in line work including climbing poles, stringing wire, operating a bucket truck and using hot sticks on deenergized circuits.

The ladies also heard from half a dozen women about business models and career opportunities at the cooperatives.

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