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NEWS
June 3, 2009
Results of Tuesday's town election in Bolivar, W.Va.
NEWS
May 22, 2008
BOLIVAR, W.Va. - About three cars caught fire Wednesday afternoon at Courtney & Son Auto Parts & Wrecker Service on Polk Street, according to a fire official. It was unclear what started the fire, said Capt. Donnie Dunn of the Friendship Fire Company in Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Firefighters had the fire, which was reported at 2:33 p.m., under control in about 40 minutes, Dunn said. A state Department of Environmental Protection official responded to the scene in case any gas seeped into the ground or flowed from the scene as water was being used to extinguish the fire, Dunn said.
NEWS
December 19, 2009
Edward Franklin Longerbeam, 71, of Bolivar, W.Va., died Thursday, Dec. 17, 2009, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Ranson, W.Va. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fairview Lutheran Cemetery, Bolivar. Visitation will be Tuesday from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry, W.Va.
OBITUARIES
July 17, 2011
Thelma M. Kirk, 87, of Bolivar, W.Va., died Thursday, July 14, 2011, at Billings Clinic, Billings, Mont. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Eackles-Spencer and Norton Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry, W.Va. The service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Fairview Lutheran Cemetery, Bolivar.
OBITUARIES
July 27, 2013
Doris M. Stotler, 86, of Charles Town, W.Va., and formerly of Bolivar, W.Va., died Saturday, July 27, 2013, at Willow Tree Manor in Charles Town. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town. The service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Bolivar.
OBITUARIES
August 27, 2011
Franklin Delano Mason, 65, of Bolivar, W.Va., passed away on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, at his residence. A service will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry, W.Va., with Rev. Douglas Fraim officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Lutheran Cemetery in Bolivar. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 7 to 9 p.m.  
NEWS
January 2, 2009
FEB. 11, 1930-DEC. 31, 2008 BOLIVAR, W.Va. - Phyllis Jeanienne "Neanie" Morgan, 78, of Bolivar, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008, at her home. Born Feb. 11, 1930, in Millville, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Kenneth Woods Robinson and Ruth Webb Robinson. Her husband, Benjamin F. Morgan, preceded her in death. She was formerly employed at Cliffside Inn and Restaurant in Harpers Ferry, W.Va. She was a member of Shenandoah Memorial United Methodist Church in Millville.
LIFESTYLE
April 16, 2013
 The SouperNatural Kitchen dinners return Tuesday, April 23, to the Canal House in Bolivar. The meal includes soup, bread, dessert, music and a class by Dr. Harris on "Nuts, Beans and Seeds - Unlock More Nutrients. " Ticket price now includes direct donations. The cost is $18. For information on tickets or to volunteer, call 304-535-3009.
OBITUARIES
March 28, 2013
Betty Jane Waters, 82, of Harpers Ferry, W.Va., died Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at her residence. The family will receive friends at Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry, Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Pastor Duane Jensen officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Lutheran Cemetery in Bolivar, W.Va.
OBITUARIES
March 28, 2013
Whitney Lynn Barrett, 31, of Harpers Ferry, W.Va., died Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at Fairfax INOVA in Fairfax, Va. The family will receive friends at Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry, Monday from 3 to 9 p.m. The service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with Pastor Michael T. Myers officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Bolivar, W.Va.
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OBITUARIES
July 27, 2013
Doris M. Stotler, 86, of Charles Town, W.Va., and formerly of Bolivar, W.Va., died Saturday, July 27, 2013, at Willow Tree Manor in Charles Town. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town. The service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Bolivar.
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LIFESTYLE
April 16, 2013
 The SouperNatural Kitchen dinners return Tuesday, April 23, to the Canal House in Bolivar. The meal includes soup, bread, dessert, music and a class by Dr. Harris on "Nuts, Beans and Seeds - Unlock More Nutrients. " Ticket price now includes direct donations. The cost is $18. For information on tickets or to volunteer, call 304-535-3009.
OBITUARIES
March 28, 2013
Betty Jane Waters, 82, of Harpers Ferry, W.Va., died Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at her residence. The family will receive friends at Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry, Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Pastor Duane Jensen officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Lutheran Cemetery in Bolivar, W.Va.
OBITUARIES
March 28, 2013
Whitney Lynn Barrett, 31, of Harpers Ferry, W.Va., died Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at Fairfax INOVA in Fairfax, Va. The family will receive friends at Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry, Monday from 3 to 9 p.m. The service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with Pastor Michael T. Myers officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Bolivar, W.Va.
LIFESTYLE
September 7, 2012
The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will sponsor a bird walk in the Bolivar Heights section of the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park on Wednesday, Sept. 19. The trip begins at 8 a.m. The event is free. No registration is required. Participants will meet at the Bolivar Heights parking area. The trip will involve a three-mile hike partly through woods. Participants will have the option to drop out at about the halfway point. This trip will be cancelled in the event of rain.
OBITUARIES
August 27, 2011
Franklin Delano Mason, 65, of Bolivar, W.Va., passed away on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, at his residence. A service will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry, W.Va., with Rev. Douglas Fraim officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Lutheran Cemetery in Bolivar. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 7 to 9 p.m.  
OBITUARIES
July 17, 2011
Thelma M. Kirk, 87, of Bolivar, W.Va., died Thursday, July 14, 2011, at Billings Clinic, Billings, Mont. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Eackles-Spencer and Norton Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry, W.Va. The service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Fairview Lutheran Cemetery, Bolivar.
NEWS
June 7, 2011
Incumbent Bolivar Town Councilwoman Victoria Lee Eckert was defeated in Tuesday's biennial election, coming in sixth in the race for five seats, according to complete, unofficial totals. The other four incumbents held their seats and were joined by challenger Paul David Staubs. Complete but unoffical totals for the council race were: Frank Donadio, 130 votes John P. Heafner, 127 votes Helen A. Dettmer, 126 votes Staubs, 104 votes Dave Cardok, 97 votes Eckert, 80 votes Mayor Robert Hardy and Recorder P. Jean Reed were unopposed.
NEWS
By RICHARD F. BELISLE | richardb@herald-mail.com | June 6, 2011
Mayor Robert Hardy, Recorder P. Jean Reed and the five incumbent council members head into the town’s biennial elections Tuesday with only one council seat facing a challenge. All of the incumbents are seeking another two-year term. The lone challenger is Paul David Staubs, a council veteran who has served multiple terms over the years, Hardy said. Incumbent council members hoping to keep their seats are John Heafer, Helen Dettmer, Dave Kardok, Victoria Eckert and Frank Donadio.
NEWS
By RICHARD F. BELISLE | richardb@herald-mail.com | February 9, 2011
This is the year of biennial town council elections for Charles Town, Harpers Ferry and Bolivar, and all three municipalities have slates filled and ready for voters. The filing deadline was Jan. 31. Charles Town voters go to their polls May 26 to pick four of the eight town council members whose four-year-terms expire this year. Terms for Mayor Peggy Smith and four council members run for two more years. Council members are elected by wards. The mayor runs at large. Ward One Incumbent Ruth Elizabeth McDaniel wants to hold on to her seat for a second term.
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