Ruben Terrazas, a seasonal worker at Shanholtz Orchard on Jersey Mountain Road in Romney, W.Va., prunes a peach tree. Shanholtz Orchard consists of 160 acres in Romney and another 40 acres in Levels. Workers started pruning the apple trees in November to January, then they started pruning the peach trees in mid February and should finish them by mid April.
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CUMBERLAND — It’s the first year that St. John’s Lutheran Church on Arch Street has participated in the summer lunch program for children. The Rev. Tormod Svensson, the pastor at the church, said that while the church has offered food programs before, this is the first time they’ve been officially part of the Summer Food Service Program.
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MOOREFIELD, W.Va. — West Virginia State Police have served arrest warrants on Joseph A. Christy and Summer L. McDaniel in the case of their 26-day-old infant’s death.
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FROSTBURG — The city of Frostburg will use a $1.275 million federal grant to improve access to a 25-plus acre site that is available for commercial and industrial development, according to an announcement by U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin and Barbara Mikulski.
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