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  1. Robert D. ProudmanRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    ... Trail Park Office in 1979-80. From 1981 until his retirement in 2017, he worked at the ATC office in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. He was a master trail builder, leader and mentor, working with ATC, the National Park Service, other government ...

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  2. Paul R. AtkinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Martinsburg Journal

    ... Louise, at home; two daughters, Linda Atkinson Eaton and husband, Bradley and Janie Atkinson Gaudens, all of Harpers Ferry; one grandson, Zachary Thomas Eaton; two brothers, Robert William Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Asbury United ...

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  3. Crime Report for Oct. 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Martinsburg Journal

    ... Magistrate Court on the misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. Shaquan Omar Richardson, 22, of Hostler Road, Harpers Ferry, was arraigned Thursday in Jefferson County Magistrate Court on the misdemeanor charge of driving while revoked for DUI 2nd ...

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  4. The Heyward Shepherd monument: An overt ode to slaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Salon

    The Heyward Shepherd memorial is an overtly pro-slavery monument erected in 1931 in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, by the United Daughters of the Confederacy. In recognition of John Brown Day, Beneath that are photos from the protest of the Confederate plaque on the Charles Town, West Virginia, courthouse on Friday, October 12. Among the protesters was the group of women for removal last year.

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  5. Irene Adams Bateman UmbergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Powhatan Today

    ... something to eat no matter how you answered. Irene is survived by her four children, Donna Woodrome (Bob) of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, David Bateman (Susan) of York, Pennsylvania, Daniel Bateman (Pat) of Mechanicsville and Beth Whitworth (Barry) ...

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  6. This week in West Virginia HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | Logan Banner

    Courtesy of the West Virginia Humanites Council Oct. 16, 1859: John Brown and his raiders captured the arsenal at Harpers Ferry, but they were soon besieged by the local militia and federal troops.

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  7. Crime Report Oct. 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... charges of driving while revoked for DUI and no proof of insurance. Jeremiah Max Brown, 39, of Blandy Street, Harpers Ferry, was arraigned Friday in Jefferson County Magistrate Court on the misdemeanor charges of disorderly conduct, obstructing, ...

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  8. Five For Freedom' author set to speak SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    A new book by a former Washington Post reporter examines the roles of Shields Green, Lewis Sheridan Leary, Dangerfield Newby, John Anthony Copeland Jr. and Osborne Perry Anderson - the men of color who worked alongside John Brown in his try to seize the federal armory here in 1859. The Saturday talk by Eugene L. Meyer at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park comes just ahead of the 159th anniversary of Brown's raid, a military exercise many historians credit with sparking the Civil War 18 months later.

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  9. Song pays tribute to John BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    ... the R.J. Phillips Band, which has recorded a tribute to abolitionist John Brown. It's called "Glory, Glory." HARPERS FERRY - John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry will mark its 159th anniversary next week and while for some, it's a story relegated to ...

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  10. Heyward Shepherd - tribute' is a racist relic that must come downRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    The Heyward Shepherd monument in Harpers Ferry was covered up for years but returned to display after intervention from the late Jesse Helms and Strom Thurmond, Southerners in the U.S. Senate known for regressive views on race. The Heyward Shepherd monument in Harpers Ferry was covered up for years but returned to display after intervention from the late Jesse Helms and Strom Thurmond, Southerners in the U.S. Senate known for regressive views on race.

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  11. A new look at John BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    ... to ending slavery and a decade before he set off for Jefferson County for his doomed raid on the armory at Harpers Ferry, he penned a letter detailing the challenges of making money in the wool industry. That 1849 missive will go on display in ...

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  12. No CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Morgantown

    ... most beautiful places in the world." That's certainly true at White Fly Outfitters and The Angler's Inn , the Harpers Ferry fishing guide and B&B businesses Kelly runs with his wife, Debbi. In the early 1990s, both worked in commercial printing but ...

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  13. Harpers Ferry park to hold family friendly Fall Fun FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | Martinsburg Journal

    For families looking for a healthy, outdoor activity this fall season, the Fall Fun Fest this Friday at Sam Michaels Park in Harpers Ferry might do the trick. Fall Fun Fest, held by the Jefferson County Parks and Recreation, will provide a festive night of outdoor fall activities for local families, including a Trick or Treat Trail, a pumpkin hunt, hayrides, a moon bounce and a magic show from The Great Zucchini.

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  14. Around the RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... for lunch at noon Thursday at King's in Marlowe, exit 23 on Interstate 81 North. Spouses /widows are welcome. HARPERS FERRY - Virginia Lodge No. 1 Oddfellows is seeking vendors to participate in its Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 20 at ...

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  15. Around the Region Oct. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... p.m. during the JV football game in the concession stand. Orders should be available either Oct. 23, 24 or 25. HARPERS FERRY - Debby Kay, owner of Chilbrook Kennels, is opening her solar array to the public to visit her home and view her solar ...

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  16. Norma Mae GoldsmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Norma Mae Goldsmith, 92, of Harpers Ferry, WV passed away on Sunday, September 30, 2018 at Berkeley Medical Center in Martinsburg, WV. She is survived by one daughter, Jeanette Markwood and husband, Greg of Harpers Ferry, WV; one son, Gerald Thomas Goldsmith and wife, Marian of Conowingo, MD; seven grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

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  17. Multiple flood warnings issued across regionRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 29 | Martinsburg Journal

    MARTINSBURG-After another week of multiple rainy days, the Eastern Panhandle could see areas of high water through Sunday despite dryer weather forcasted ahead, according to the National Weather Service. A flood warning remains in affect until 4:24 p.m. today in the Martinsburg area, through 6:52 p.m. Sunday in the Shepherdstown area and until 8 p.m. Sunday in the Harpers Ferry area, according to the NWS.

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  18. Over carrying capacityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    ... issue with trying to hunt enough doe and deer period." One solution is allowing an urban hunt. Currently, Harpers Ferry and Martinsburg are two of the only local towns to allow this. "The problem that most of the municipalities have is laws that ...

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  19. Unger: Require public meetings before major projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    ... a lot of concerns expressed with the clean air permit given to Rockwool," said Unger, who works as a pastor in Harpers Ferry. "Though the public comment period ran legally, a meeting was not held in the community that will be affected. I want to ...

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  20. Eva M. StonebergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... Town for 51 years, and at the same time, worked at the Cliffside Inn for 26 years. She was a graduate of Harpers Ferry High School, class of 1941, where she excelled in basketball and track. In 1940, she was voted the best athlete in the school. ...

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