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Thursday, Jul. 10, 2014
Talk of the village - Bealeton
By Joe Korpsak

Need the advice and information from this column's readers. The next issue of "In Fauquier" magazine for Fall 2014, as published by the Fauquier Times, is slated to contain a profile of Bealeton. There's plenty to write about, such as the Bealeton Village and Liberty Plaza shopping centers, the historic Cedar Grove Cemetery, the annual holiday parade and Christmas tree lighting, the Fauquier County Library, the schools of Grace Miller Elementary, Cedar Lee Middle, and Liberty High, the local flea and farmers markets, its churches, flying circus air shows, restored railroad depot, residential developments, its people, the rolling thunder of truckers and big rig vehicles passing through Route 17 from U.S. Highway 95 on its way to Route 29, etc. Please email your ideas, narratives, and short stories to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Thanking you in advance, loyal reader.

The Remington FCE Homemakers Club will have its next meeting and pot lunch on Wednesday, July 16, beginning at 10 a.m. at St. Luke's Parish Hall. The guest speaker will be Leon Williams. His topic will be "Remington Press - the business of service". For more information, telephone Linda Keys at (540) 788-9621.

The Remington American Legion Post 247 will have its next annual "Golf Outing" on Sept. 15th at Prince William Golf Course starting at 10 a.m. Tax deductible donations, sponsors, and participating players are welcome. For more information, telephone Brian Scannon at (540) 379-9484.

Don't forget the "Hiring Our Heroes", a veterans event on Thursday, July 17th at 8831 John J. Kingman Road, Ft. Belvoir, VA. There will be an employment workshop beginning at 8:30 a.m. and an employment fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, go online .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).
Wednesday, Jul. 2, 2014
Events on July 4 and more
By Joe Korpsak

Celebrate July 4 at Kelly's Ford from 5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. with fireworks at dusk, food, vendors, air show, cannon shooting, activities for children, etc.

For more information, telephone (540) 399-1779 or go to: http://www.innatkellysford.com.

All American Band and Concert at 7 Castleton Meadows Lane, Castleton on July 4 beginning at 2 p.m. For more information, telephone (866) 974-0767.

July 4 at Sky Meadows State Park (Delaplane) with the "Declaration of Freedom" from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. and ice-cream social from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Children's and Pets Parade on July 4 in downtown Warrenton beginning at 10 a.m. For more information, telephone (540) 439-1502.

July 4 Fireworks at Great Meadow in The Plains and gates open at 4 p.m. For more information, telephone (540) 253-5001 and http://www.greatmeadow.org.

Set your calendar for "Hiring Our Heroes" - the Veterans Event on Thursday, July 17 at Ft. Belvoir with employment workshop at 8:30 a.m. and hiring fair from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. For more information, telephone (202) 463-5807 and .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Local Regal theaters will have a summer special for movies at only $1 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays beginning at 10 a.m.
Thursday, Jun. 19, 2014
Application for transmission line
by Joe Korpsak
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Dominion Virginia Power has recently filed an application for a certificate of public convenience and necessity between Remington and Warrenton as a construction project to last about 16 months. This would be a double circuit 230 kV line of about 12 miles on existing right-of-way. The proposed route would begin at the Remington CT Station on Lucky Hill Road in Southern Fauquier crossing Remington Road, Maplewood Drive, Catlett Road and the surrounding subdivisions, Oak Shade Road, Meadowbrooke subdivision, Covington Corner Road, Marsh Road, James Madison Highway, etc. For more information, see online http://www.scc.virginia.gov/case and refer to Case No. PUE-2014-00025.

The Remington Seniors would like to invite seniors to join them on Tuesdays, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Luke's Parish Hall in Remington. For more information, telephone (540) 439-8112.

The Remington FCE Homemakers Club will meet today, June 18 at 10 a.m. at St. Luke's Episcopal Church Parish Hall for a presentation on "Seasonal Hair Changes". All local homemakers are welcome. For more information, telephone Wanda Frazier at (540) 439-3584.

At the last and recent planning meeting of the Remington Fall Festival, which will be on Oct. 11, 2014 at downtown Remington on East Main Street, now has its own website which was unveiled as http://www.remingtonfallfestival.com Also .the Remington Fire and Rescue Department donated a huge street banner for the festival which will be updated by Piedmont Press and appear on East Main Street for all to view well before the event. The next meeting of the group will be on July 9 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Remington Fire and Rescue facility.

The PALS Church, at 6415 Schoolhouse Road, Bealeton, will have its barbeque picnic with music, games, and more. Everyone is welcome. For more information, telephone (540) 439-2375.

Be sure to make your calendar for the Military/DOD Appreciation Day Picnic on August 16 at Six Flags America (Baltimore/Washington, D.C.). Tickets are available at sixflags.com/america.
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