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  • Friday January 09th, 2015
    It’s cold out there, and lots of reports are com­ing in locally about frozen pipes. With that in mind, a few safety reminders… Experts say you should never use a torch to thaw pipes. The best way to address the prob­lem is to pre­vent it from hap­pen­ing in the first place. They say if you leave a cab­i­net door, such as the doors under your kitchen or ...
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  • Friday January 09th, 2015
    Tim­ing is every­thing, or so they say. With the frigid tem­per­a­tures out there today, we thought we would take a moment to remind you that you still have time to sign up for the sixth annual YMCA Camp Kekoka Freezin For A Rea­son Polar Bear Plunge, that is set for this Sat­ur­day in Kil­marnock. If you want to take part, the camp gates will open at 11am, and ...
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  • Friday January 09th, 2015
    Rabies has been found in Glouces­ter County. The Glouces­ter County Health Depart­ment says a skunk was killed on Sun­day by two dogs in the Roar­ing Springs Road area of Glouces­ter. Now, that skunk has tested pos­i­tive for rabies. It’s the first con­firmed case of the new year, but it’s the sec­ond case of con­firmed rabies in our area in just the past few weeks. Offi­cials say ...
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  • Thursday January 08th, 2015
    On Tuesday, January 27, Richmond orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Cyrus Kump II will speak about “Healthier Joints for a Healthier You” at Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury. The presentation is part of RWC’s ongoing Mind & Muscle series, a program of presentations and activities designed to highlight the importance of brain health and physical fitness for overall wellness. Dr. Kump’s presentation is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. in the auditorium ...
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  • Thursday January 08th, 2015
    Share your child`s gently used books by recycling them through our Read-n-Recycle program. Ages birth-18. Bring in your child`s gently used books during the month of January and receive “book bucks” for birth-5th grade or a “debit card” for 6th-12th grade. Come back in February and shop with your “book bucks” or “debit card”. Both Main and Point Branch are receiving books. Visit us on the web at www.gloucesterva.info/publiclibrary for ...
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  • Thursday January 08th, 2015
    On Saturday, January 24, award-winning storyteller Lynn Ruehlmann will visit Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury in Irvington to spin a captivating yarn about Civil War spy Elizabeth Van Lew. The performance begins at 4:00 p.m. in RWC’s Chesapeake Center, 132 Lancaster Drive, Irvington, and is open to the public. Ruehlmann was bitten by the storytelling bug after having spent years in the theater where she was named “Best Actress ...
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  • Thursday January 08th, 2015
    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum is looking back at how astronauts have ventured outside spacecraft over the past 50 years. The museum is opening a new exhibition Thursday to mark the 50th anniversary of the first spacewalks in 1965. The exhibit, “Outside the Spacecraft: 50 Years of Extra-Vehicular Activity,” features art, photography and artifacts flown in space, including spacesuits from the ...
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