News Maker Amy Simmons on a Citizens’ Academy

The City of Winchester is offering the Insight Citizens’ Academy in early January.

We spoke with the Director of Communications for Winchester Amy Simmons about the academy in our latest news maker.

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Amy gives us a little history behind the academy that offers citizens an inside look at city government.

She also tells us what is involved with the several sessions that the academy offers.

Amy also reminds us that space is limited and registration should be made soon here.

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News Maker Amy Simmons on a Citizens' Academy
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News Maker Lenny Millholland on holiday preparations

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is preparing for the holiday season.

We spoke to Frederick County Sheriff Lenny Millholland about those preparation and some precautions you should take in our latest news maker.

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Lenny tells us how you can protect yourself during the holidays.

He also tells us that sobriety check points will be in place to help keep citizens safe.

Lenny also welcomes his new Deputies and tells us what it takes to join the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office.

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News Maker Lenny Millholland on holiday preparations
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News Maker Todd Jones on end of year government

Warren County Government is wrapping up the year and getting ready for the Holiday break.

We spoke with Warren County Director of Technology Todd Jones in our latest news maker.

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Todd tells us about the last Board of Supervisor’s meeting and preparation for the new year.

He also tells us about the office doors at the Government Center being decorated for the Holidays.

Todd also tells us why his office door has yet to be decorated and what he has been up to in helping the County better serve the Community.

He also has parks and recreation activities for the kids during school break.

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News Maker Paula Nofsinger on Winchester’s free health clinic

On Dec. 5 The City of Winchester announced the opening of  their free for employees health clinic.

We spoke to the City of Winchester Chief of Staff Paula Nofsinger about it in our latest news maker.

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Paula explains the inspiration behind the clinic and how it works.

She also explains who operates the clinic where its located and who is eligible for its services.

Paula also tells us that the clinic is hoping to expand its services in the future as well.

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News Maker Paula Nofsinger on Winchester's free health clinic
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News Maker Brian Foley on the Skywarn weather course

A valley wide Skywarn course is being offered by the Warren County Fire and Rescue and National Weather Service.

This is an attempt to prevent property damage when bad storms arrive.

We spoke with Warren County Fire and Rescue’s Deputy Emergency Coordinator Brian Foley in our latest news maker.

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Brian tells us about the course and how it teaches basic weather technology.

He also tells us that the course is free and being held Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. at the Public Safety Building on 200 Skyline Vista Dr. Front Royal.

Brian explains where the course is held in Warren County anyone from neighboring counties is invited to the informative course.

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News Maker Brian Foley on the Skywarn weather course
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News Makers Todd and Lisa on holiday decoration safety

Mishaps and property damage are unfortunately often a part of the holiday season.

To try and prevent tragedies we talk with Warren County Director of Technology Todd Jones and Lisa Wilbanks of Warren County Fire and Rescue in our latest news maker.

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Todd has some rather startling statistics on the number of fires and deaths caused by holiday decorations.

Lisa offers some tips on preventing that from happening in your home.

Both Todd and Lisa also remind us of the offer of free smoke detectors from the Warren County Fire and Rescue and how to get one.

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News Makers Todd and Lisa on holiday decoration safety
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News Maker Dale Corey on Wreaths Across America locally

Wreaths Across America is a national effort to honor our fallen Veterans on the third weekend of Dec.

We spoke with the former President of the Colonel James Wood II Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution in our latest news maker.

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Dale tells us where and when the presentations will be attended by his Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution.

He also tells us what to expect at the ceremonies.

Dale also explains how Wreaths Across America works and how you can help in the effort.

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News Maker Dale Corey on Wreaths Across America locally
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News Maker Tony Carter on WHS’s Christmas open house

The Warren Heritage Society (WHS) on Chester Street Front Royal is hosting a Christmas Open house December 14.

We spoke with WHS archivist Tony Carter about the event in our latest news maker.

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First Tony offers some of the interesting facts about the town of Front Royal that can be found at the WHS.

He goes on to tell us specifically about the Christmas open house.

Tony also has some tips on how to keep track of your own family and their history.

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News Maker Tony Carter on WHS's Christmas open house
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News Maker Hanna McDonald on receiving a Cline document

The Patsy Cline Historic House will receive an essay from Frederick County Public Schools on Dec. 16.

The essay was written by Patsy Cline in 1948 as a student in Gore Virginia.

We spoke to Patsy Cline Historic House Director Hanna McDonald in our latest news maker.

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Hanna tells us about the document and its condition.

She also tells us how the essay will be preserved and shown to the public.

Hanna also tells us how you can donate Patsy Cline memorabilia should you have any.

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News Maker Hanna McDonald on receiving a Cline document
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News Maker Greg Rogers of SVEC on remaining safe

Winter weather is coming, and Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) is ready 24 7.

We spoke with SVEC President and CEO Greg Rogers in our latest news maker about keeping yourself and crews safe.

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Greg reminds us that the move over law on roads applies to electrical crews as well.

He also has tips for generator use during outages as well.

Greg also has advice on effective and proper use of space heaters too.

Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative also wishes everyone a happy and safe holiday season.

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News Maker Greg Rogers of SVEC on remaining safe
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