News Maker Andrea Cosans on C-Cap’s Freedge

Winchester’s Congregational Community Action Project (C-Cap) has officially opened  a free refrigeration unit that has fresh produce.

They call the unit the Freedge and it is available with fresh produce for families in need.

The unit is available for both pick up and or drop off at the Our Health Campus Winchester.

We spoke to C-Cap’s Executive Director Andrea Cosans about the Freedge in our latest news maker.

News makers are brought to you by Warren County Together We are Community.

Andrea tells us all about the Freedge and it’s history.

She also tells us that the Freedge is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Andrea also tells us that volunteers are welcome to help with the Freedge.

Click here for Andrea’s interview.

If you are interested in helping click here.

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Winchester and Clarke County observe Juneteenth

Administrative Offices and Joint Judicial Centers in Winchester and Clarke County are closed today in observance of the Juneteenth Holiday.

The City of Winchester announced recycling Collection that is normally done on Mondays will be moved to Wednesday.

There will be no yard waste collection this Wed. June 22 either.

Jim Barnett Park Recreation Center is also closed today June 20.

The outdoor pools are open in both Winchester and Clarke County today June 20.

Metered parking in Old Town Winchester will be free today June 20 as it is on all City observed Holidays.

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River Report: 6-20-22

How safe is our drinking water in the Shenandoah Valley? In our latest Shenandoah River Report, Riverkeeper Mark Frondorf has an update, brought to you by Front Royal Outdoors. Don Roberts can get you out on the South Fork with an amazing selection of watercraft. Find out more at https://frontroyaloutdoors.com

 

FCSO apprehend subject thanks to tips from the public

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) announced the apprehension of  Curtis Marcell Dokes of Brown Lane Clear Brook.

Dokes is facing multiple charges including felony eluding, reckless driving and red light violations.

The public quickly responded to request for information and helped lead to the arrest.

Dokes was first observed riding his motorcycle in a reckless manner in the Crossover Boulevard Front Royal Pike area.

Dokes led authorities on a high speed chase down Interstate 81 continuing  in a reckless manner.

Witnesses have indicated that Dokes has done this repeatedly and FCSO thanks the public for their quick response to inquiries that led to the subjects arrest.

Dokes is currently in being held in custody.

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Fairfax Authorities seek information on a fugitive

Fairfax Police Department announced that they are seeking information a fugitive.

Noah Settles also known as D.C. Rap artist No Savage is being sought by Fairfax County Police.

Settles is facing charges of attempted malicious wounding, discharging a weapon into an occupied building 3 times and use of a firearm in commission of a felony.

Settles displayed a firearm after he got into a fight with another group and fired multiple rounds.

No one was shot but three people were injured trying to flee the gun fire and the mall.

The three were transported to the hospital for treatment.

Tyson Corner Center closed early Saturday but reopened Sunday.

Settles fled the scene in a black Cadillac with D.C. tags he is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Fairfax County authorities by calling 911.

Tips can be submitted anonymously by calling Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS.

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