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Volume I, Issue 1 May 11 – 17, 2011

Serving all of Frederick County and Winchester City

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Thousands joined the fun at Belle Grove on Saturday, May 7 for the 16th annual ‘Ale & History’. Two bands played music that was heard for miles as fans enjoyed tasting the different ales available. Food vendors were on hand to feed the masses with tasty treats from around the globe.

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PBS funding vetoed by McDonnell Gov. Bob McDonnell May 4, signed House Bill 1500, the appropriation bill amending the 2010-2012 biennial budget. The governor made one line-item veto, eliminating Budget Item 123. The veto reduces state funding of public television and public radio stations by $424,001 in fiscal year 2012. Speaking about his veto of public television and radio funding, Governor McDonnell commented, “I want to commend the Virginia legislature for the great work they did during the 2011 General Assembly Session to pass the appropriation bill on time, with strong bipartisan support, and with an overwhelming majority of my budget recommendations. These recommendations were made to encourage economic growth,

streamline government, and ensure we are adequately funding essential government services like public safety and education. When I took office, I pledged to refocus state government on its core functions by finding ways to make government more effcient and effective, and to wisely spend the hard earned money of Virginia taxpayers. That is why, in returning the signed appropriation bill, I have decided to reduce the appropriation made to public television and radio stations. In today’s freemarket, with hundreds of radio and television programs, government should not be subsidizing one particular group of stations. We must get serious about government spending. That means funding our core functions well, and eliminating spending on

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The Friends of Samuels Public Library in Front Royal wish to invite everyone to their Giant Semi-Annual book sale May 13-14 from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. A special preview will be avaialble for ‘Friends’ members May 12 from 5 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Please help the library prepare for the sale by donating gently used or unwanted books between now and April 30. DVDs and videos are also accepted donations. Textbooks, or Reader’s Digest condensed books will not be accepted.

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Riverton United Methodist Church welcomes community members to enjoy a pancake breakfast at their fellowship hall. Breakfast enthusiasts can enjoy some hot cakes Saturday, May 14, from 8 a .m. until 11 a.m. Ad u l t s e a t f o r $6 and children 10 and under eat for $3. On the menu will be pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, sausage gravy, juice and coffee. Proceeds from this event will benefit the United Methodist men George Farley Scholarship Fund and the Divine Dining Kitchen Fund.

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Do you have any tips on making affordable repairs to wood furniture around the house? — A Reader, via e-mail There are so many different problems that can occur with furniture, and so many fixes, that it would be tough to list them all. Here are a few common issues with furniture finishes: • Stains — White stains on shellac or lacquer finishes are usually caused by water. Black spots under the finish can be caused by water damage or ink. Other staining material like crayon, grease or lipstick can mar any wood finish. • Discoloration — A white haze over lacquer or shellac finish also is caused by moisture. • Marks — Gouges, scratches and burns that cause physical damage to either the finish or the wood, or both. So, how does one fix any or all of these common furniture ailments? There are a number of different ways to repair damage to the finish or the wood surface. I would recommend picking up a book on furniture repair and restoration to get a general idea of the best ways to fix different types of wood and different types of finishes. Meantime, you can prepare yourself to tackle minor finish issues by keeping the following items in your toolkit or workshop: —Sandpaper in several fine and

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Changes made in drug of choice for executions By Alissa Smith Virginia Statehouse News Death row inmates Ricky Grey and Jerr y Jack son may face death with a new lethal drug cocktail when their execution days come. A recent shortage of the anesthetic used in lethal injections, sodium thiopental, has caused many states, including Virginia, to rethink its protocol. The Virginia Department of Corrections said it would use the alternative drug pentobarbital. Virginia now has 10 inmates on death row. Inmates may chose electrocution or lethal injection; however, the state has defaulted to lethal injectionsince it was introduced Virginia in 1995, according to the Department of Corrections. The Department of Corrections would not comment on why the decision to change to pentobarbital was made now. Brian Gottstein, communications dire ctor for Attorne y General Ken Cuccinelli, said no executions are scheduled. Sodium thiopental is the first of a three-drug cocktail used in most states for lethal injections. It acts as a general anesthetic to prevent the body from feeling the pain of the third drug that ultimately causes a fatal heart

attack. The Department of Corrections said in a news release that the courts have approved pentobarbital, which has been used in executions in several other states. Gottstein said that federal cour t s throughout Virg inia have approved the three-drug protocol. “We are confident that the change to allow the drug pentobarbital to be substituted for sodium thiopental in the protocol will be found to be constitutionally acceptable, as well,” Gottstein said in an email. However, Steve Northup, executive director of Virginians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty, said, “The very short and very uninformative press release raises a whole host of questions.” Virginians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty is statewide organization opposed to the death penalty and educates Virginia residents on alternatives to the death penalty. He said no state-level court has approved pentobarbital for use in executions, though he is aware that Ohio and Washington state use it as a one-drug protocol, while Oklahoma uses it as an alternative to sodium thiopental.

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“What research has the Department of Corrections done, if any, concerning the use of this drug? From what I can tell, it has been used, but only in a small amount of executions. It’s experimental in executions,” Northup said. Richard Dieter, executive director of the Death Penalty Information Center, said several states seem to be switching the drug combinations used in lethal injections. The Death Penalty Information Center is a nonprofit organization that researches and collects data about the death penalty. “I think that changing to pentobarbital is a step of necessity,” Dieter said. “But it would be better to look at the whole process.” Dieter said the shortage of sodium thiopental would have provided an opportunity for

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Detecting Alzheimer’s in Earliest Stage Researchers are moving ahead in their quest for a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. For the first time since 1984, they’ve come out with a new set of guidelines. It used to be that there was no diagnosis of Alzheimer’s until the patient experienced complete dementia. Two years ago, researchers from around the world came together to pool all their information and to rethink how they’ve approached the care of those with Alzheimer’s, as well as learn new ways to diagnose it sooner. From those efforts, researchers have been able to identify three specific stages of the disease: preclinical (brain changes that can show up as much as 10 years in advance), mild cognitive impairment (some mental declines that the patient and others can notice) and Alzheimer’s dementia. Mild cognitive impairment doesn’t always become Alzheimer’s. The new guidelines allow for a diagnosis much earlier, before

the state to look into how lethal injections are handled. “The problem is that they will probably be continuing with the three drug protocol,” Dieter said. Northup said he expects the state to announce an execution date for Ricky Gray this week and shortly after set a date for Jerry Terrell Jackson. Gray was convicted of two counts of capital murder of Ruby and Stella Harvey in Richmond in 2007. Gray and an accomplice were charged with five other murders including Ruby and Stella’s parents, though Gray was convicted of just two counts of capital murder. Jerry Jackson was convicted of the 2003 murder, rape and robbery of Ruth Phillips in Williamsburg. “They’re getting ready to do executions later this year,” Northup said. there are even symptoms, when treatment might still be effective. The earlier diagnoses can make use of physical changes (biomarkers) seen in brain scans, spinal fluids and blood proteins. This doesn’t mean they’ve found a cure for Alzheimer’s, but it does mean that researchers can use the new information to help find a cure, or at least a treatment. At this point, researchers will focus, in clinical trials, on the “preclinical” biomarkers to try to determine which are specific to the development of Alzheimer’s and how they change. By learning just how early the first steps of Alzheimer’s show up, researchers can develop drugs that will slow the progress of the disease at a much earlier point. For more information on Alzheimer’s disease and a close look at the new guidelines, go to the Alzheimer’s Association website at www.alz.org or call them at 800272-3900. Matilda Charles regrets that she cannot personally answer reader questions, but will incorporate them into her column whenever possible. Write to her in care of King Features Weekly Service, P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 328536475, or send e-mail to columnreply@gmail.com. © 2011 King Features


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Belle Grove’s cup runneth over with ‘Ale & History’ By Lorie Showalter Frederick County Report

In stark contrast to the preternatural calm and quiet that usually surrounds the Belle Grove Plantation most every day of the year, this past Saturday the lawn and fields thronged with the sounds of thousands of revelers. More than three thousand people attended the 16th Annual “Of Ale and History” Beer Festival May 7 and the weather was perfect. “We have more people here than ever, we have the largest beer selection than ever and the largest Rugby tournament in Virginia here today,” Events and Program Coordinator Cora Gnegy said. Gnegy said they had run out of their 2,500 commemorative beer tasting glasses and had gone into their second reserve of backup glasses by 3:30 p.m.

When asked about the brief 15 minute window of rain that had arrived around 2 p.m. Gnegy said even that didn’t cause a blip in the festivities. “It was perfect because it happened during the band change and no one seemed to even notice!” Cazhmiere performed from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Modern Thieves was on stage from 3 p.m. until closing at 6 p.m. People at the event had such a good time, they could be heard debating which was the better band. Excited fans were able to carry the debate on the better band well into the evening. Belle Grove’s theme “Of Ale and History” was aptly taken from the 17th century poet Robert Corbet, “Mine host was full of ale and history”. Standing under one of the oldest trees on the back lawn and listen-

ing to the pounding bass, electric strands and strong vocals of Modern Thieves, one could not help but chuckle at the visual contrast between the former mansion inhabitants of several hundred years ago and the lively thousands walking, dancing, eating and relaxing on the grounds that day. Without a doubt, the combination of ‘Ale and History’ was at its most literal and successful interpretation, that fine poet could have ever imagined. The pasture was filled to the brim with cars, the lawns were filled to capacity with guests and the food vendors were kept non-stop busy with lines of hungry people. And that was only on the front lawn. On the back lawn, between those reclining and enjoying the music, crowds were barely navigable as they stood in line for their next

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40 years of unique history “Not Just a Furniture Store” By Rachel Hamman Frederick County Report This year, Valley Furniture Country Interiors is celebrating 40 years in the antique business. They are probably one of the best kept secrets in the area with regard to antique stores. Many people who live in the Winchester area aren’t aware that such a store exists so close to them. Owners Al and Marlene Mangum started out opening up a furniture stripping store in what some long-time local residents may remember as the Wolverton Auction House. The husband and wife duo were interested in antiques and they gradually expanded their business into what it is today – an “upscale country” antique store that boasts a high colonial look with accessories to match any décor. Marlene is originally from upstate New York and her husband is from this area. Before opening up their store near Stephens City, they lived in Maryland. One of their favorite things about this area is the rich history. Marlene said she and her husband started out doing furniture stripping in 1970. As their business expanded, they began selling

Tom Seely Reproductions, furniture which was made in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia. Tom Seely furniture is now known as Gat Creek furniture. Valley Furniture Country Interiors continued to grow until they became one of the premier antique stores in the area. Marlene wants people to know that their business is “not just a furniture store”. They sell a variety of accessories that are popular with people of all ages. Some of their most popular items are chandeliers and Colonial outdoor lighting. They have several designs of outdoor lanterns available. They also sell a lot of florals and wreaths. Marlene says “anybody who loves Colonial Willamsburg would like their store”. All of the furniture they sell is Americanmade. Windsor chairs are another popular item available at Valley Furniture Country Interiors. Pewter and Redware pottery are also a favorite with customers. The interior of the store is charming and makes you feel as if you have gone back in time. As Marlene says, their antiques and accessories are “not cutesy” but very unique. Marlene’s daughter, Brenda Miller, who with her husband owns The Miller House next door, says her mom is “very

selective in the items she sells”. The atmosphere of Valley Furniture Country Interiors is inviting and the music is relaxing. The mood is just right to heighten the enjoyment of your antique shopping experience. Much of the antique furniture you will see in the store is dark brown or black. Daughter Brenda says, “Before Pottery Barn, there was Valley Furniture Country Interiors”. Both mother and daughter agree that their customer base is well-rounded. Marlene finds her younger customers are interested into the “neat accents” she offers, and her older customers are looking for items that would go with the décor they already have in their homes. Brenda says her mom’s store has become a “destination store” for many people. They have customers who come from New York just to buy their furniture. Brenda helps her parents with marketing their products and was instrumental in creating their website. She calls her parents’ store a “onestop shop” because there is such a wonderful variety of furniture and accessories. There are upholstered chairs and high back sofas, pottery, solid wood furniture and a wide selection of lighting. Valley Furniture Country Interiors in an exclusive dealer in this area for Johnston Benchworks, which makes upholstery materials. While Valley Furniture doesn’t upholster furniture themselves, they can order upholstery material for their customers. Marlene says that most of their customers find out about them through word of mouth. They have a mailing list of around 2,000 people. Brenda adds that if customers don’t find exactly what they’re looking for at Valley Furniture Country Interiors, they may find something they like in The Miller House and vice versa. For 20 years, Valley Furniture Country Interiors has had three yearly special events. In the spring, they have an open house. In the

autumn, they have a fall festival. At Christmastime, they also have an open house. In November and December, Valley Furniture Country Interiors is open all week long. They have many items that would make great gifts for any occasion. Some people have told Marlene

that they like coming to her store because they get decorating ideas and inspiration from seeing the way her store is decorated. One of their customers who used to live in this area but has since moved

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Horse Show

Skyline Riders Horse and Pet 4-H Club is sponsoring a FUN SHOW Proceeds to benefit Relay For Life

Sunday, June 5th, 2011 Warren County Fairgrounds horse ring If rain…..Show will be held in the Fair Barn

Start time: 10:00 am $4 per class or $20 all day. Dessert classes throughout the day

Trophies for divisions, and costume Class * Junior division: 9-13 * Senior division: 14-19 * Adult: 20 and over * Pets on leash only * Helmets required for 19 and under * Current Negative Coggins, within one year. * Bake sale, lunch items and drinks for sale. If you or your business would like to sponsor a class, please contact us Debbi Garrett 540-422-1625 or

Julie Cisler 540-664-1300 Virginia Tech, Warren Co. Extension Office and the 4H program, Warren Co. Fairgrounds and Skyline Riders Horse & Pet Club, nor anyone volunteering and associated with show events will not be responsible for any accidents or injuries to spectators, participants or horses or any other animals.


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Winchester, Frederick County Fire and Rescue Departments chosen to participate in a statewide study The Virginia Fire Chiefs Association (VFCA) announced that the City of Winchester and Frederick County Fire and Rescue Department’s have been jointly selected as one of 20 departments in Virginia to participate in a federally-funded program to develop a first-of-its-kind model to achieve and sustain adequate levels of fire and emergency service volunteer staffing. The Volunteer Workforce Solutions (VWS) program is being led by the Virginia Fire Chiefs Association, who identified the need for departments in Virginia to seek new solutions to address continuing downward trends in volunteer staffing levels. The VFCA secured the funding from a Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant. Research and data collected by the VFCA since 2004 has shown that staffing issues in volunteer fire departments is consistently the #1 issue facing fire departments in Virginia. A 2010 Virgin-

ia Fire Service Needs Assessment Survey conducted by the Virginia Department of Fire Programs, found that 67% of all survey respondents reported the need for more volunteer firefighters. The VWS program will work to identify and address recruitment and retention challenges facing volunteer fire departments while helping the departments and elected officials in effectively planning their future emergency response systems. “Over the last several years, it has been very tough for many fire departments throughout Virginia to recruit and retain volunteers for a variety of reasons,” said Chief Jack Jones, VFCA President. “Most volunteer fire departments are constantly struggling to bolster their volunteer workforce in order to provide the optimum level of protection for residents. The participating departments -- and their communities -- are really stepping up to provide leadership on this issue, not just for Virginia, but

for volunteer fire departments throughout the nation.” Winchester Fire and Rescue Department is comprised of four volunteer fire and rescue companies within the City of Winchester. Four volunteer companies typically recruit twenty to twenty-five volunteers on an annual basis. Winchester Fire and Rescue Department protects 27,000 to 46,000 citizens and visitors during the daytime hours. In 2010, Winchester Fire

and Rescue responded to a total of 5,539 calls. Frederick County Fire and Rescue Department includes a total of eleven volunteer fire and rescue companies comprised of approximately 550 operational, administrative and auxiliary volunteers. Over the past few years, recruitment campaigns have yielded over ninety citizens per year that have had an interest in joining volunteer companies. In 2010, however, a considerable decline in interest was noted with only fifty-five citizens pursuing an interest in giving back to their community through a volunteer fire and rescue company. Depending upon station, the average number of volunteer members that join each company per year can range anywhere from three to eight. The Frederick County Fire and Rescue Department protects in the region of 75,000 residents. In 2010, Frederick County Fire and Rescue Department responded to approximately 9,339 alarms. A total of twenty departments were selected by the VFCA to participate in the year-long effort base d on ge ographic information, population, fire department statistics, and an interest to participate by the community. Ten departments

will engage in a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Segmentation study which will use technology to take a deeper look at the community’s characteristics and create a future roadmap for recruitment and retention. The other ten departments will serve in a control group engaging in a traditional recruitment campaign. The City of Winchester and Frederick County Fire and Rescue Department’s are one of ten departments selected to work with the VFCA in the GIS Segmentation study which will measure demographic, cultural, and economic data to predict the best way to recruit and maintain a volunteer emergency response workforce. The basis of these studies is that, like people, communities have “personalities” that can be analyzed to identify the characteristics and traits that will attract a viable and sustainable volunteer firefighter workforce. It is intended that these studies will provide a roadmap for the individual community to show the current state of each area and suggest recommendations that can further advance the recruitment and sustainability of volunteers. ­— From a press release

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Gerald D. (Dave) Sinclair appointed to interim position on Middletown Town Council By Sue Golden Frederick County Report

Gerald D. (Dave) Sinclair was unanimously appointed to fill the interim position on the Middletown Town Council, which became vacant due to the resig nation of John K . Owings. Mr. Owings moved outside the Town boundaries, and was no longer qualified to serve on the Council. Councilmember Sinclair previously sat on the Council for over 14 years. He has lived in Middletown for over 22 years. In applying for the position, Sinclair stated that “I bring prior experience as a council member, a positive attitude and the willingness to listen to town citizens for the future of Middletown.” Sinclair was the only applicant for the seat. His

appointment was effective immediately, although Sinclair was not at the meeting. Councilmember Sinclair will serve until the next election. In other news, the Middletown Town Council continues to de al w ith budge t wo e s . During a public meeting prior to the reg ularly sche dule d meeting, two local business owners spoke out against a prop o s e d $.05 inc re a s e in the cigarette tax. Ultimately, Councilmembers Charles Harbaugh IV, Donna M. G. Gray, and Mark Davis voted against the increase, defeating the increase. During the regularly scheduled meeting , a number of citizens spoke out against the proposed Town budget, some having been given additional time by other citizens. The

comments ranged from the salaries of Town employees, the hiring of additional Town employees, the duplication of services between Town and Frederick County, and a desire to return the Town to Frederick County. The proposed fiscal year 2011-2012 budget, which was to be moved for the third and final reading on Monday, contains expenditures of $1,826,955.00, and re venues of $1,728,809.00. Instead of a third and final reading, a proposal was made to return the budget to the Town Council for further discussion. Councilmember Carl H. Bernhards noted that the proposed budget was the result of 100 people hours going through the document line by line, and that the budget has to be effective 14 days after the

Cal Ripken 10-year-old World Series website launched The of f icial web site for the Cal Ripken 10-year-old World Series, presented by Wachovia , A Wells Fargo Company, will be held August 13-20 on Yost Field in Jim Barnett Park. To spread the word and to assist the teams traveling to Winchester for the World Series, the Winchester Parks and Recreation Department is proud to announce the launch of the official 2011 World Series website. Complete with information about purchasing tickets, the Winchester community, events, v o l u nte e r i n g , f re q u e ntl y asked questions and becoming a sponosr, this website will be sure to give local residents and visitors all the World Series information they need to take part in this fun, community event. A s t h e t o u r n a m e n t ap proaches and the teams qual-

ify for the World Series more information will be added, such as the game schedule, to u r n a m e nt b r a cke t a n d team photos. The Official World SEries headquarters, Winchester Parks and Recreation can be reached at 1001 E. Cork St., Winchester, VA, 22601 or by calling 540-662-4946. Visit the website today at winchestervaworldseries.com.

The Annual Newtown Heritage Festival

Battle of the Bands at the Commons Fri. May 27th at 6 pm-9 pm Live Music on Sat. will feature: Sherando H.S. Jazz Band, Explicit Faith, Canyon River Band, Back Creek Valley Boys, & Something Else Band

will be held at the Commons on Main Street in Stephens City, on Saturday May 28th. The Newtown Heritage Festival will be featuring 2 new commemoratives this year, a Paperweight displaying the Battle of Newtown and an Ornament of the Look Out Tree. Available NOW at Stephens City Town Hall for only $12.00 each!

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next Town Committee Meeting. Regardless, the motion passed to return the budget to the Council for discussion at the May 17, 2011, Committee Meeting. Councilmember Berhards was the sole no vote. Three individuals were named to the Board of Zoning Appeals : James Hall, a prior member; Tommy Roher, a current member; and Anita Holley. The three were unanimously approved. The Council again discussed whether to move the voting for the Town of Middletown from May until November, so that voters could vote at the

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Continued from Page 3 to Illinois still likes to visit the store when she’s in the area. She noted that there are no antique stores like Valley Furniture Country Interiors where she lives in Illinois. Valley Furniture Country Interiors is located on Route 11, just south of the drive-in movie theater. Valley Furniture Country Interiors offers free local delivery and even ships furniture. They are open Wednesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on Sunday from 12 p.m. until 5 p.m. They can be reached at 540-8692121 and their website is valleyfurniturecountryinteriors.com.

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Continued from Page 3 taste of ale. Seven tents were set up with entrance and exit lines similar to theme parks, except the lines were moving fast as Dixie Beverage, B.J. Sager, Inc. and Premium Distributors doled out their combined 60 plus brands of beer and ale. A witty Samuel Adams rep introduced himself as John and said, “But you can call me Sam.� That certainly made it easier for those lined up in his tent especially with the life size Samuel Adams poster boy hailing beer tasters towards his venue.

Cigars were in abundance at the festival as well with several cigar vendors bringing their finest to the event. John B. Hayes Tobacconist, Mathew Hayes of Winchester was kept busy explaining his various tobacco blends and snipping the ends off cigars for those standing in line for that special taste. Hayes said of the event, “Nice crowd, nice weather, great event!â€? Hayes never had a moment to sit down and his comment reflected his busy, but laid back and satisfied smile. The food, oh! the food ‌ what can be said about the amazing



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but is now relegated to a grand and relatively distant past. Thanks to Events and Program Coordinator Cora Gnegy, Executive Director Elizabeth McClung, Belle Grove staff members and volunteers, their many sponsors and the approximately 3,400 guests, the event was perfectly planned and netted $40,000 to be put towards the educational and preservation projects that keep this amazing piece of history alive in the valley. lories@sherandotimes.com

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FCPS plan to administer Standards of Learning tests May 9-June 3

Frederick County Public School students in grades three through 12 will be taking the non-writing Standards of Learning (SOL) tests over the next month. The Virginia Department of Education uses the SOL test results to determine which schools and school divisions earn accreditation. The results also are utilized to determine which schools and school divisions make Adequate Year Progress under the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). Frederick County Public Schools Assistant Superintendent for Instruction Peter Vernimb says, “The SOL tests are one of the tools used to measure the quality of our in-

structional program. The tests are important because they are used to determine whether students and schools are meeting the state and federal student achievement expectations. In addition, high school students must pass certain SOL tests in order to graduate. Preparation is one of the keys to success on the SOL exams, and it’s important that students take the tests seriously and are prepared to do well.” Vernimb adds, “Teachers and other school staff have worked hard all year to help students gain a strong knowledge of the material that will be included on the SOL exams. As

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State news Continued from Page 7 Middletown Elementary School during the general elections, as opposed to its current practice of voting at Town Hall. Town lawyer, Stephen Butler, raised some legal questions about the change. Several people expressed surprise; they believed Butler’s office had already approved the change. There was some discussion about whether to vote on the motion, or whether to wait to hear from Butler. The motion to continue to move toward the change was approved, with Councilmembers Gray and Davis voting no. The Council voted unanimously to approve a lease agreement between the Town and Extreme Pyrotechnics for storage space at 2480 Third Street. Councilmember Harbaugh said the company will pay the the 4th of July fireworks in exchange for the storage facility. There were a number of motions to approve invoices not in the fiscal year 2011 budget. All of the motions passed unanimously.

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VA sexual predator population growing By Amanda Iacone Virginia Statehouse News Lawmakers have several unanswered questions as a team of legislative staffers begins working on a study of the state’s ballooning violent sexual predator program. Members of the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission on Monday received updates on a series of studies looking at ways to curb the program’s growth. The violent sexual predator program is expected to house 300 convicted sex offenders in state-run treatment facility in Nottoway County by this summer. A judge civilly commits offenders to the program committed following psychological assessments and a series of legal reviews. The commitments come after the offenders complete their prison sentences. Several offenders are committed to the center each month — a total of 85 were committed this past year. But because few ever leave the program, the number of participants quickly has reached the facility’s capacity, said Justin Brown, a JLARC staff member. More than 600 offenders are on pace to be in the program by 2016, he said. Delegate Johnny Joannou, DPortsmouth, said he wants to know whether the state’s assessment tool is effective and how it compares to other states. While offenders are still in prison, they are given a 10-question assessment and then scored zero to 12. Typically, anyone who scores 5 or higher continues to

the next step of determining whether they should be civilly committed, Brown said. Brown said the study will evaluate the challenges these offenders encounter when they return to their communities. Many have a hard time finding housing, for example, because apartment owners don’t want to lease to sex offenders. Because finding housing is difficult, few offenders never leave the program, which is the primary reason the program is growing so rapidly, Brown said. The study also will review the costs of the program, which Brown said includes more than just housing and treatment. The Department of Corrections, courts and attorney general’s office all incur costs to run the program. Joannou said the study also should look into how being deemed a “sexual predator” affects the offenders once they leave the prison system. The designation bars many from employment at military installations and shipyards. Delegate Harvey Morgan, RGloucester, chided the program for allowing its security to cost more than it costs the state to run a prison. “I don’t understand that. These people have already served their time. They ought to be more or less free to move about within the four walls,” he said. Morgan asked the staff also to review whether the state has a legal obligation to continue treating the offenders, if they are not responding to the treatment. He

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r7 p.m. — The Magic Lantern Theater, the Independent School of Winchester and the Friends of Handley Library will co-sponsor a showing of the documentary film, “Waiting for Superman”. This will take place in the auditorium of the Handley Regional Library, 100 W. Piccadilly St., in Winchester. Open and free to the public, donations appreciated.

SATURDAY, MAY 14

r10 a.m.-2 p.m. — Kick-off spring and experience outdoor living by visiting Frederick Block, Brick and Stone at 1040 Martinsburg Pike in Winchester. The day will include three DIY clinics, brick oven pizza, grilled hot dogs, prizes and a moon bounce for the kids. r1 p.m.-3 p.m. — “Energize” kids health expo at Sherando High School held by students working on a Government Service Learning project. This event is free and for children school ages K-5. Energize will feature fun games, guest speakers and displays by local businesses. r2 p.m. — The Magic Lantern Theater, the Independent School of Winchester and the Friends of Handley Library will co-sponsor a showing of the documentary film, “Waiting for Superman”. This will take place in the auditorium of the Handley Regional Library, 100 W. Piccadilly St., in Winchester. Open and free to the public, donations appreciated.

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r1 p.m.-5 p.m. — Cut-A-Thon, and bake sale to benefit Andrea King, 4th grade aide at Bass Hoover, who suffered a severe stroke and is currently in rehab. $10 for a cut, all proceeds to benefit Andrea and her family. Visit Split Ends Hair Salon at 201 Centre Drive, Suite 104 in Stephens City.

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r7:30 a.m. — Rotary Club of Frederick County will meet at Shenandoah Unversity in the Clement Board Room in Allen Dining Hall. David Urso, director of development for LFCC will be the guest speaker. r4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. — Boys and Girls Club offering a free sixweek group for children ages 6-12 to explore their feelings and learn

about self-esteem, families and personal empowerment. Snacks to be provided. Call 540-667-6160 to register. r5 p.m. — Doors open at Middletown Volunteer Fire and Rescue for Bingo. Games begin at 7 p.m. in the social hall at the rear of the building. Concessions sold by MVFR auxiliary.

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r9 a.m. — Virginia Workforce Connection, 100 Premier Place, in Winchester. Learn more about career assessments, counseling, skills upgrading and training opportunities. Call for more information, 540-722-3415.

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r9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. — Walkin’ for Life’ at the Old Courthouse Museum on the walking mall in Winchester. Join us for face painting, balloons, food and a folk music concert by Revival.

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r2 p.m.-5 p.m. — Senior Citizen Prom in the Sherando High School gymnasium.

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r7:30 a.m. — Rotary Club of Frederick County will meet at Shenandoah University in the Clement Board Room in Allen Dining Hall. Rhonda Smiley will be the speaker for day.

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r11 a.m.-3 p.m. — Middletown Chili Cook-Off and Car Show in Middletown Park. All chili participants need to pre-register. Rain date is Sunday, June 5. Car registration begins at 10 a.m., and the chili cook-off at 11. Awards

at 3 p.m. General admission $5, registration forms and information will be available online and at the town office. For more information call 540-877-4594.

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r3 p.m. — Benefit concert at SCAA to raise money in order to send supplies, water and food to Japanese victims who survived the recent tsunami and earthquake. Concert to be held in Armstrong Hall on Shenandoah University’s main campus. Donations of food, sanitary items and personal donations will be collected at the door.

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Kernstown’s own praise band will ends with a pilgrimage to Nimrod perform a mini-concert. Special Kern’s Grave in Mt. Hebron CemGuest Speaker: Rev. Buzz Moore, etery (bring a flower with you).  Brian & Kelly Henshaw & Craig  Sunday, May 22nd at 10:30 am:      Durfor            One Service.  Special music by the Wednesday, May 18th at 7:00pm:  ChancelChoir  Old Fashioned Hymn Sing S p e c i a l G u e s t S p e a k Come dressed in your favorite dee r : R ev. M a r y B e t h B l i n n     cade/ period wear. Special Guest A Celebration POTLUCK (feel  Speaker: Rev. Gene Thomas  free to bring more than one  Friday, May 20th at 7:00pm:  dish) Luncheon to follow service  Candlelight Communion Service Special Spring Concert by KUMC  Special Music by the Chancel Symphonic Winds – 7:00pm  Bells, Special Guest Speaker: Rev.  Arthur Grant  Bingo in Middletown  Saturday, May 21st at 10:00am:  Tim Youmans will lead us. A Every Tuesday at the Middle guided tour of Methodist History town Volunteer Fire and Resin Old Town Winchester includ-  cue. Doors open at 5pm. Bingo  ing a short walking tour of early starts at 7pm. Located in the Methodist Church historical sites. social hall rear of building .  Park along S. Cameron St north Concessions sold by Middle of Cork St. near Market Street town Volunteer Fire and Res UMC (our mother church)  Tour cue auxillary. 

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Historic Downtown Front Royal, VA    

Friday, May 20, 2011

Saturday, May 21, 2011

25th Anniversary Celebration

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$15 in Advance $20 at Gate General Admission $2 Children 6 & under Free 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Wine Tastings from 20 Virginia Wineries • Arts & Crafts • Delicious Food Chester Street Children’s Carnival • inLive Entertainment From the driveway to the roof and everything between. No Pets Please “Whatever you need, Whenever you need it!” Ask about our Senior FORCitizen MORE discounts! INFORMATION

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FOR SALE

1987 Wedding Dress.  Professionally sealed.  Long Sleeve.  White satin with elaborate beading and lace.  V-cut back.  Cathedral length train and veil.  Includes train carrier.  Size 6 to 8.  $500.  Can email photos.   Call 571-405-8350  1902 Price & Teeple Fancy Mahogany Upright Piano.  Works, but needs to be restored. $2500. OBO.Day Call 540-868-1138 Golf Cart, battery operated, cherry red, new paint, runs great! $2700.00.Call 540-660-9288 2004 White Yamaha Golf Cart. Battery operated, rear seat, full lights, runs great, excellent condition, garage kept since purchased. Charger and cover included. $2,800 OBO. Call 540-667-2735 Guitar, black, 6-string acoustic, exc. cond., $600. Guitar, Jackson, 6-string electric, loaded, a “screamer”, $800. Keyboard, Yamaha Motif 77, full midi, exc. cond., $3,000. Keyboard, Roland RD 700 (88), exc. cond., $2,800. Roland Fantom Synthesizer, loaded, $2,600. ‘92 Cadillac D’Elegant, 4-door, good engine, new tires, good paint, gray, $3,500. Call 540-869-3333 Vending machine route for sale.  Locations throughout Frederick County, VA.  Nine established locations are included in the sale.  There are a total of 13 machines that are placed throughout the route.  Asking $28000.  Please contact 540-514-9858. King size Simmons firm pillowtop mattress, low profile box springs, & low profile frame. Excellent, practically new condition.$999/set. 7 Foot Air Hockey Table - New  Can E-Mail picture $250.00. Call 540-723-0285

For Sale

Vending Machines 5 Combination

Drinks/Snacks Machines in 4 Locations in Winchester/Front Royal Asking

$20,000.

540-868-9063 Pitbull Puppies part red nose and blue nose. $50.00 540-336-4435 Peavey DJ system for sale. Loaded with 2600 watt amp, speakers with stands, lights with foot

controls, mic, headphones, & cables.  Control panel enclosed in hard case. Great system to get started in your own DJ business. In excellent condition. All you need are your own music cds and you can immediately start your own business.  Pictures available. $3000.00.(540) 535-7315. Pet Hair Sheep lambs, they do not have wool so there is no need to ever shear!  This breed has hair like a dog ,they shed out to a smooth coat in summer, just like dogs do. Females $200.00 Wethers $150.00 & Rams $300.00. Raised naturally with their mother’s,around human contact daily, in Shenandoah County VA. We have even sold to children’s petting zoo. Please email for more information,photos or to be put on our wait list. unicorn1@ shentel.net Mens plus size clothing for sale. Sizes 4, 5 and 6X. Good Condition. Urban wear. Many jackets also. Please call 540-631-4552 Handyman/repair/remodeling business assets for sale. 2002 14 foot freightliner/sprinter van fully loaded with tools. Ready to run business now. To much information to list so if you are interested please email me $22,000 for all or willing to split tools and van. $18,000 for van and $4,000 for tools. Call 703-930-3438 / cjhomesolutionswv@yahoo.com. Wedding Gown, size 10, never worn, white form fitting lace & pearls at waist and thruout dress, sleeveless, chiffon full skirt, long chiffon train, 6” satin trim at bottom, scoop neckline, matching short chiffon veil with pearl headband, preserved for storage -$350 or $400 - 540-539-4872. 27” Sony TV with original remote (not flat screen) in excellent condition $50. (540) 622-2172 Piano- Wurlitzer, VGC Ivory/cream with gold trim. Has gold cushion seat with storage. $550.00. . Slipcovers for high back dining room chairs. Country look, blue and white. Only 5, $75.00 for all. Lots of kitchen items, dishes, bowls, corning ware, silverware, take all $75.00. Kitchen table, round glass w four cushion high back chairs. very nice $75.00. Leave message 868-9030 Apple iPod Touch 8 GB - Brand new in box-never used.  $185/ obo. Wii Game System and Sport Pack rarely used.  $200. Call 540-533-1472 1998 Suzuki Motorcycle ( street bike ), LS650 Savage, orange in color, garage kept and no miles:  $ 1,395.00   call 540 974 6460 Trolling motor, brand new with

new heavy duty battery never used. (Marine battery)/10 Folding chairs and 4 heavy folding tables 5 x 6 ft. long/Carpet steam cleaning unit with attachments, slightly used./Large picnic cooler, operates on 12 volt vehicle system. Call after 5:00 p.m. 540-8692899 For sale NIB fuel pump for 1987-1990 Mazda B2000 truck with 2.0 liter engine.$25.00 call 540-869-6425

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4 black metal swival bar stools 24” high, like new. $100 for the set or $30 each. Call 540-465-389

“To Walk In Faith”, is conducting a donation drive of aluminum cans, copper wire and recyclable metals. Pickup is available in immediate Winchester and Frederick Co. areas.Call 540-550-9146 Looking for female roommate to share 3 bedroom trailer in Stephens City. $350 per month, includes utilities. Smoking ok. Must like cats. Call Tonya at 540-868-0307 Need a good tenant for huge basement apartment in my home. Walkout/Private entrance/appliances. On 3 country acres, near both Stephens City and Winchester. $ 795.00/month. Call Randy at 540 974 6460 or email randyperry. homes@yahoo.com

1999   Dodge 1500 Ram conversion van. 7 passenger 4 captains  seats/ rear bench. Auto,  V- 6.  Nice Chrome wheels.  Green  in color. 109,000 miles, very sharp & well maintained in good condition. New inspection. In  the Stephens City area. $3350 OBO. 540327-0811

Bass guitar and amplifier for sale. Also white mink coat with white socks Call for details 304-433-6548

2007 Ford Focus SES Black, 50K, PW/PL/PM, Sunroof, Leather interior, 30 MPG. $12,000 OBO. Call 540-8771217 RECLAIMED BARN WOOD...200 White, 8600 miles, sunroof, spoiler, + sq.ft. Various widths from 3-9” traction control, great gas mileage.  32 by 7-8’ lengths.  Straightened and mpg!! Small scrape on driver side bumper. 869-1076 $16,800.00 Kiln Dried. Located in Northern VA.  Please call:  571-286-8631 2008 Chrysler Town and Country.Call LOWE 12’ JON BOAT with seat, 540-550-5380 paddle, anchor, rope and trolling motor.GREAT CONDITION!  Located in Northern VA.  Asking $375.  Please call:  571-2868631 E M P LOY M E N T

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Craftsman power tools table saw10In. blade and table extender to saw large objects.  asking $300. Shaper- Never used - asking $300. Band saw- 12 in. saw (extra blades)  asking $200. Take all three for $700.  Tools have been used very little (or not at all) and we need the space.  Call 8886034   If no answer, leave message and will return call. Fitness, Ab circle pro/Ab coaster (as seen on tv) $75.00 Good condition call 540-247-2241 Vintage porcelain double sink with draining area on each side, measures 18” wide by 66” long.  Faucets intact, housed in wooden cabinet.  Approximately 50 years old, in excellent condition.  (Removed from church kitchen being renovated.)   $50.00 540364-9773 Wood loft bed. Includes bunk bed, desk, and dresser. All wood, very sturdy. Can be used as a unit or separately. EC. Pictures available upon request. $500 Deborah 540-869-8487

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FOR RENT

A bedroom (8X10) with a closet and hallway bathroom to share in a ranch 3 bedroom home in Middletown next to Interstate 81 with two others and two loveable dogs. Seeking professional, non smoking/drugs professional. $500.00 a month, all utilities included plus $500.00 security deposit and 6 month term lease required. A credit and background check will be done on appliicant. Please contact Scott at 540-877-7083.or Melissa 812341-8101. TOWNHOUSE FOR RENT in Stephens City. Two large BR, LR, kitchen w/appliances;HW-floors; lg. fenced-in back yard for privacy. Near Rt.11 and 81, plus new schools for all age levels. $700.00 per month (plus $700.00 dep.) and credit check.For information – Call 540-323-0730

YARD SALES

Multi Family Yard Sale Saturday May 21st 8am to 2pm (rain date Sunday May 22nd) In Wakeland Manor, corner of Talamore Dr. and Corral Dr. Stephens City, VA Hosted by: MOMS Club of Stephens City Relay for Life Team. Come on out an bring your appetite, we will be selling hotdogs, baked goods and drinks from 10 am to 2pm. The money raised will go to help our Relay for Life team reach it’s goal.


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Mortgage Scam Targets Desperate Homeowners Leave it to the scammers to find a way around the law. In this case, they’ve discovered a way to separate desperate homeowners from their money in a new wrinkle on mortgage scams. Homeowners across the country have been receiving letters in the mail about mortgage “mass joinder” lawsuits. These letters promise to bring mortgage companies to their knees in courts of law and to get mortgages modified, bringing relief to the homeowners who are on the verge of foreclosure. These letters are personalized with the name of the homeowner and the mortgage company, as well as the amount of the loan. They claim to be able to stop foreclosures, get payments reduced and even get compensation. Naturally, huge upfront fees are demanded — $5,000 in most cases. Last fall, the Federal Trade Commission tried to address consumer mortgage scams with the Mortgage Assistance Relief Services Rule. The new ruling says that 1) companies cannot demand fees until the homeowner has in hand a document from the lender that outlines an acceptable written offer; 2) the company must tell

the homeowner what happens if they stop paying the mortgage; 3) consumers must be told that they don’t have to accept any offers (and don’t have to pay the fees if they reject any offer the company has negotiated); 4) the fee has to be disclosed, and 5) the company must disclose that it’s not part of the government. Attorneys are exempt from the rule if they practice law, have a license in the state where the consumer lives or the property is, and comply with their state laws. Additionally, they have to put fees paid to them in a special client account. The scammers’ workaround of the new ruling? They’re not actually offering mortgage modification help. They’re only offering to sue, using attorneys, and they’re doing it on an hourly basis. If you’re finding it hard to pay your mortgage, contact your lender first. They don’t want your house back. Most of them want only to help you find a way to pay the debt and will try to work something out. If you receive one of those mass joinder letters, let your local Better Business Bureau and the FTC know so they’re aware that the companies are working in your area. David Uffington regrets that he cannot personally answer reader questions, but will incorporate them into his column whenever possible. Write to him in care of King Features Weekly Service, P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475, or send e-mail to columnreply@gmail.com. © 2011 King Features Synd., Inc.


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Biffle expected, though he certainly has time toEdwards pick up the pieces. Carl has never The 39-year-old Biffle didn’t win won at Darlington Raceduring the 2008 regular season, but after making the Chase, proceeded to way. Then again, he’s neverup win its first two races. He wound third in the at Sprint standings. arrived theCup South CaroFor now, Biffle’s first priority is making the Chase, doesn’t lina track withbutthethatSprint mean he’s going to back off. Cup point lead. “We’re certainly not racing conservatively,” he said. “We’re racing to win, Darlington but we’re not goingis to NASCAR’s do anything stupid. oldest superspeedway... “We know we have to stay in (the top 12 in order to qualify It for the and strangest. is Chase). eggIt’s tight ... and we’re doing all we can do.” shaped in that one side Roush Fenway Racing put Biffle in (turns andstill 4)the is markedly what was3then Winston Cup Series back in 2003. He finished secnarrower than the two other. ond in the Chase standings years later. Atrack year ago, threein Roush Fenway The itself, terms of drivers — Biffle, Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth — made the Chase. usable asphalt, is narrower They could do it again, but the posithanofany As such, it tions Biffleother. and Kenseth are hardly secure as the regular season enters its

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Edwards Love Biffle Would Is Racing as Hard as He Can to Tame Darlington This hasn’t been the season Greg

Speedway. ished 15th in the Show“Really, we’re working as hard as we can every week to bring bestby race time Southern 500,the won cars we can to the track,” said Biffle. Denny Hamlin. Overall, “It’s important that we have thehis best possible equipment right now. record solid: top-10 “We’re is racing as four hard as we can. “Bobby Hudson was my finishes in seven races, inspotter. He grew up right cluding a second place in around there, and he’d seen 2008 to Kyle Busch. races there forever, and I So far, Edwards, from mean, for a month lead- Columbia, Mo., has fining up to that race, I heard ished sixth or better in sevmore Darlington stories ... en of the nine Sprint Cup about how tough that track races. He has a win and was, and learned about the two poles. He’s also won history of it through my twice in the Nationwide studying of how to run fast Series. there. To me, it’sGreg a mythi Edwards Jimmie Roush Fenway driver Biffle says his first priority isleads making the Chase, but that doesn’t mean he’s going to back off from trying to win races. (Photo: cal place. Johnson, winner of the Getty Images) “To win there, to me, past five championships, We’re not taking big risks, but, at the ular season), and we know we’re on same time,nine we’re points. racing for the win.” the bubble, so it’sa important to have by would mean lot. It would only Monte Dutton has covered motorgood finishes right now.” “Right it’sGazette all be huge. beenWash., veryis sports for Thenow Gaston...(N.C.) Biffle, from I’ve Vancouver, since 1993. He was named writer of one of only two drivers to have won close. We’ve fast in about winning races, the year by the National Motorsports championships in been both the NationPress Association in 2008. His wide and Camping Truck learning the trucks, fast inWorld the Naand performing blog NASCAR This Week series. (Johnny Benson is the other.) (http://nascar.rbma.com) Biffle also was rookie of the year in tionwide car, really fast in well enough to lockfeatures your-all of his reporting on racing, roots music both series. He came up through and life on the road. E-mail”Monte NASCAR’s developmental the Cup car, and have system, nev- self into the Chase, saidat nascar_thisweek@yahoo.com. winning track championships early in er career won ata Tri-City race there. That’s his Raceway in West Edwards. “For us to be Richland, Wash., and Portland (Ore.) © 2009 King Features Synd., Inc. a very important race to leading is fun. It feels good, me.” but it’s also about having A year ago, Edwards fin- a little bit of insurance.

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final four races. to Darlington was in the “We’re just going to have to be better,” said Biffle. “We know We’re Truck Series, and that. I had nervous about getting in (the Chase), studied tape with Jeff Bur-are and anything can happen. ... There some races we’re concerned about ton,” upEdwards recalled. leading to the cutoff (end of the reg-

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Sprint Cup points leader Carl Edwards has never won at Darlington, a track he calls a “mythical place.” (John Clark/ NASCAR This Week photo)

... Jimmie (Johnson) and those guys have been doing really well. “Hopefully we can keep them behind us. That would be nice.” ••• Monte Dutton covers motorsports for The Gaston (N.C.) Gazette. E-mail Monte at nascarthisweek@ yahoo.com. (c) 2011 King Features Synd., Inc.

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2. Name the two players other than Jose Canseco and Mark McGwire to hit 40-plus homers in a season for the Oakland Athletics. 3. How many national titles has the University of Miami, Fla., football team won? 4. Who holds the New Orleans Hornets franchise By record for most career Samantha Weaver coaching wins? 5. •The Flyerscartoonist, lost It Philadelphia was American It was British author Douglas Adams, 8-7 to Tampa Bay in an NHL game humorist and journalist Kin Hubbard best known for his “Hitchhiker’s Guide made thewhat following sage obserin who 2010. Against other in to the Galaxy” novels, whoteam made the vation: history “There’s about franchise didnothesecret Flyers lose sucfollowing sage observation: “Anyone who cess. Did you ever know a successful is capable ofseven getting themselves made despite scoring goals? man who didn’tontell aboutbeit?” President noyou account 6. Name should the tolast Alaskan Nativeallowed do the job. • Next time you’re in” Iowa, you champion of the Iditarod Trail Sledtown •••by the rural might want to stop Dog before Johnnation Baker initself 2011.as athe ofRace In the African Sudan, Riverside, which toutsof wedding includes ceremony 7.traditional Who was the lastofAmerican future birthplace Captaina golfJames T. as “sungkem, ” Player in which Kirk. Yep, the future birthplace. It er known to be named LPGA ofthe thebride and groom kiss the knees of their seems that “Star Trek” creatorparents. Gene Year? ••• Roddenberry asserted that the charac “Casablanca,Answers ” starring Humphrey Bogart ter of James Tiberius Kirk was born in and Bergman, is one of the most 1.Iowa, RonIngrid Hassey caught games but he didn’tperfect specify exactly beloved movies of all time, frequently In 1985, the Riverside City by where. Cleveland’s Len Barker (1981) being listed at or near the top of lists of Council voted tomade. declare their shortly town and Montreal’s Martinez the best films everDennis However, the birthplace of the character, afterfuture its release in November 1942, The (1991). writing Roddenberry and ” New Yorker ratedto it only “pretty tolerable. 2.later Reggie Jackson hit 47 in 1969, receiving his approval. ••• In honor of its and Jason Giambi hitof43 in legs 2000. claim to the that city newfound Connoisseurs frogfame, claim 3. Five times - 1983, ‘87,on‘89, ‘91frying began hosting an annual Trek Fest, you should leave the toes when withfor a Spockapalooza battle and 2001. good --complete they’re picking your teeth after the bands. 4.ofPaul Silas, witheating. 208 regular-sea••• • If you enjoy cooking, you might son victories. have The deepest hole everof drilled by humans heard of some the following 5.reached Hartford beat Philadelphia a whopping depth of 9-7 7.62inmiles. cookbooks: “Kill It and Grill It,” “The 1984. The project, known as the Kola Superdeep Joy of Pickling,” “Full of Beans,” Borehole, was undertaken in Russia for the 6.“The It wasStinking Jerry Riley, in 1976. Cookbook” and “I ofinscientific research. 7.Can’t Bethpurpose Daniel, 1994. Believe It’s Not Meat!” Then © 2011 King Features again, maybe not. Synd., Inc. • The term “bric-a-brac,” usually used to refer to a collection of tawdry trinkets, comes from the French,

At any given time, about two-thirds of the earth’s surface is covered by clouds. ••• American author, abolitionist, naturalist, historian and philosopher Henry David Thoreau died on May 6, 1862, of complications of tuberculosis. Those who were with him during his final moments say his last words were “moose” and “Indian.” ••• The tiny nation of San Marino, which is entirely encircled by Italy, is the world’s oldest surviving sovereign state and constitutional republic. It was founded by a stonecutter in the year 301, and the constitution was enacted in 1600 -- the world’s oldest still in effect. *** Thought for the Day: “There’s no secret about success. Did you ever know a successful man who didn’t tell you about it?” -- Kin Hubbard (c) 2011 King Features Synd., Inc.

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1. What was The Ealing Club, and why was it famous? 2. Which group released “Blitzkrieg Bop”? 3. Which artist penned a book entitled “In His Own Write,” and when? 4. Name the group Joan Jett started long before The Blackhearts. 5. Who released “Never Gonna Give You Up” and when? 6. What do “One Fine Day,” “ShBoom,” “Stagger Lee” and “Da Doo Ron Ron” have in common? Answers 1. Ealing was a jazz and R&B club in London. Brian Jones, Keith Richards and Mick Jagger met there for the first time in 1962 — the birth of the Rolling Stones. 2. The Ramones, in 1976. The record didn’t even chart, but was No. 92 on Rolling Stone magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. 3. John Lennon, in 1964. The book is still in print. 4. The Runaways, a girl group Jett founded in 1975. Their big hit was “Cherry Bomb” in 1976. 5. Rick Astley, in 1987, on his debut album, “Whenever You Need Somebody.” The song shot to No. 1 in 25 countries. Astley retired (at the age of 27) but came back in 2010 with “Lights Out.” 6. They were dropped (!!) from the 2010 update of Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs List.

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1. GOVERNMENT: What do FICA taxes pay for? 2. LANGUAGE: What is a wunderkind? 3. HISTORY: To what royal house did England’s King Henry VIII belong? 4. U.S. STATES: What is Hawaii’s state flower? 5. ANATOMY: In what part of the body is the sternum located? 6. MEASUREMENTS: On what type of scale are wind forces measured? 7. ROYAL TITLES: How should one address a duke in greeting? 8. GEOGRAPHY: What U.S. city is known as the “City of Brotherly Love”? 9. LITERATURE: What is doggerel? 10. MEDICINE: Who is credited with discovering the polio vaccine? Answers 1. Social Security 2. A prodigy 3. Tudor 4. Yellow hibiscus 5. Chest 6. Beaufort Scale 7. Your grace 8. Philadelphia 9. Crudely written poetry 10. Albert Sabin

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LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Some difficult family decisions have to be faced, but be sure to get more facts before you act. Be careful not to neglect your health during this trying time. SCORPIO (October 23 to NovemARIES (March 21 to April 19) Home ber 21) You still need to support a conditions still demand attention. loved one through a difficult time. Also, keep an open mind about a sud- Meanwhile, things continue to work den question of trust involving a close out to your benefit in the workplace. friend. All the facts are not yet in. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) With December 21) Aspects continue to summer just around the corner, travel favor expanding social opportunities. begins to dominate your sign. Make A Gemini reaches out to offer a chance plans carefully to avoid potential prob- for re-establishing a once-close relalems in the first half of June. tionship. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) A CAPRICORN (December 22 to romantic Libra sets a challenge that January 19) There’s a potential for your “sensible” side might question, misunderstanding in both your job and but your idealistic self finds the pros- your personal life. A full explanation pect too intriguing to resist. The choice of your intentions helps smooth things is yours. over. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) AQUARIUS (January 20 to FebruThose tense times in your personal ary 18) You might be feeling restless life are just about over. Concentrate on on the job, but delay making any major reaffirming relationships. Your love of moves until all the facts are in. A Scortravel opens a surprising new opportu- pio has a surprising revelation. nity. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) LEO (July 23 to August 22) The Big Your business sense works to your Cat usually loves to be in the center of advantage as you sort through the posthings. But this week it might be wiser sibilities that are opening up. A Libra to watch and learn from the sidelines. is Cupid’s best bet for your romantic A Pisces wants to make you purr. prospects. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) BORN THIS WEEK: You have a “New” is your watchword this week. gift for being open-minded about peoBe open to new ideas, both on the job ple. This helps you make friends easandWho in your life. A romantic ily. You do very well in public service. 1. is thepersonal only major-league player two perfect games? Ariestoorcatch Sagittarian beckons. © 2011 King Features Synd., Inc.

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