News Maker Tony Carter on Warren Heritage Activities

The Warren Heritage Society has a number of activities planned for spring and Summer.

They also have one last winter event on Mar. 15 with a celebration for their volunteers.

We spoke to archivist Tony Carter about it in our latest news maker.

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Tony tells us about the Mar. 15 event and that you can get in on it if you volunteer by Mon. Mar. 13.

He also tells us that you can do several different things as a volunteer.

Tony also tells us of the upcoming summer History Camp that you should start thinking about now as it fills up fast.

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News Maker Annie Guttierrez on Merchants on Main celebration

The Merchants on Main Street Front Royal are ready for Saint Patrick’s Day starting Fri. Mar. 10.

We spoke with  Annie Guttierrez of Jig and Jive Dance Studio Main Street Front Royal about the Pot of Gold event in our latest news maker.

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Annie tells us how this third annual Pot of Gold event works.

She also tells us of the stores that are involved and what to look for.

Annie also tells us of the end result of the event and that there will be several winners this year.

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News Maker Adam Packham on banners honoring Veterans

Local Leaders and Veteran Service Organizations like VFWs are organizing an effort to honor local Veterans with banners to hang in towns across the valley.

We spoke with Adam Packham about the effort in our latest news maker.

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Adam tells us that the website to find an application for a Veteran has just launch.

He also describes what a typical banner looks like and where they will be located.

Adam also tells us that space for this first year is limited so it is important to get the application in as soon as possible.

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News Maker Preston Knight on SVEC life saving information

As we do the first Friday of every month we check in with Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC).

This month we spoke with Event and Communications Manager Preston Knight in our latest news maker.

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Preston tells us how SVEC prepares for storms and potential outages with helicopters.

He also tells us that SVEC will be using these helicopters over the upcoming weeks starting in Frederick County.

Preston also has life saving information for those who depend on electrified life saving equipment when an outage occurs.

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News Maker Wayne Sager on the new Police headquarters

Strasburg Town Council at the last work session approved the purchase of the 115 King St. location for the new Police headquarters.

We spoke with Strasburg Police Chief Wayne Sager about it in our latest news maker.

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Wayne tells us what the new location means to the Police and community in Strasburg.

He also tells us the plan for the new facility and the space it offers for his Officers.

Wayne explains the timeline involved with opening this new facility and getting his staff into the building.

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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 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 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 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 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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