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Neighborhood notes: Front Royal

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Front Royal

Parade winners

The Warren County Airport/Cass Aviation and the Front Royal/Warren County Tree Stewards won first place in the Downtown Front Royal parade on Dec. 6.

Safe ride home

The Chandler Law Group will offer safe rides home within a 10-mile radius through Jan. 1.

Further information is available by calling 683-1305 or 631-1306.

Library news

Samuels Public Library has acquired the following juvenile nonfiction:

"There's a Wolf at the Door," Alley; "Johnny Depp," Blitz; "What Do Astronauts Do?," Bredeson; "What is the Solar System?," Bredeson; "Abraham Lincoln Comes Home," Burleigh; "Spike It Volleyball," Crossingham; "Bees, Snails & Peacock Tails," Franco; "The Lincolns," Fleming; "How Many Ways Can You Catch a Fly?," Jenkins; "Mexico," Landau; "Way Up and Over Everything," McGill; "Mr. Lincoln's Boys," Rabin; "Abe's Honest Words," Rappaport; Knucklehead," Scieszka; "Ancient Mathematicians," Staeger; and "Brazil," Walters.

More information about the library's holdings is available at www.samuelslibrary.net.

School news

The following 12th-graders at Warren County High School have been named to the all-A honor roll for the first grading period:

Melissa Allison, James Baude, Rebecca Birch, Christopher Bird, Nicole Bird, Kendra Corbin, Nicholas Cornell, Sarah Davidson, Alexa Davis, Ashley Day, John Duke Cox, Adam Eakins, David Elsea, Sergio Falconi, Raymond Gray, Tiffany Groves, Ingrid Ibarra- Beutelspacher, Courtney Jenkins, Joshua Keefer, Miranda Kendle, Kelly Kinyon, Brianna Lauffer, Kevin Linger, Mary Masiello, Keelia McCaffrey, Emily McMahan, Holly Mills, Stephanie Morris, Robert Myers, Eric Nagi, Marissa Noser, Hannah Oakes, Andrea Ochsenbine, Paulina Parsons, Rogelio Patricio, Emily Patrick, Heather Pond, Amanda Potts, Trevor Proper, Calli Pugh, Tiffany Rasnake, Carmen Riley, Victoria Sayre, Sarah Schmidt, Andrew Schurtz, Rakeem Shuler, Mara Smith, Robert Snellings, Jacklyn Stapleton, James Stewart, Bryan Sullivan, Rebecca Sullivan, Shawn Teachout, Sean Thompson, Taylor Walton, Loren Wenzinger and Megan Williams.

Area aging agency

The "big wheels" of the Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging delivered meals and cookies to the homebound on Dec. 17.


Park news

Shenandoah National Park's 2009 calendar features scenes from Skyline Drive.
The calendars, which cost $9.99, are available at the visitor center and Royal Oak Bookstore in Front Royal, the Shenandoah Valley Travel Association in New Market, Appalachian Outdoor Adventures, Evergreen Outfitters and the Brookside Giftshop in Luray and the Sperryville Emporium, by calling 999-3582 or at snpbooks.org.

Military news

Army Pvt. Tommy A. Jenkins has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning at Columbus, Ga.

The son of Khoa Jenkins of Luray, he graduated in 1999 from Rappahannock County High School and earned a bachelor's degree in 2004 from the Devry Institute of Technology in Columbus, Ohio.

College news

Tara E. Jewell of Luray received the Curtis and Patricia Dougans Scholarship, sponsored by the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education.
She is a student at the Luray-Page County Center of Lord Fairfax Community College.

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