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Winchester Star (Newspaper) - March 14, 2015, Winchester, VirginiaSee us on the web wow. Winchester Star. Com 75� saturday March 14, 2 0 15 119th year no. 213 Winchester Virginia 22601 the Winchester Star weekend edition miss your paper Call 665 4946 from 7 to 10 a. Office 8 a. To 5 p. M., 667 3200 today s forecast 62 rain mainly this morning with areas of fog. South winds 10 15 Mph becoming West. Mostly Cloudy at night. High full report a8 Low four sections 32 pages 38 6 08566 00046 7 bulletin Board. B2 business. B4 classified ads. C7 comics. C5 dear Abby. B7 editorials. A4 life. B6 local. B1 nation. A5 obituaries. A2 sports. C1 Virginia. A3 saturday in the Star by Onofrio Castiglia the Winchester Star win Cheste r with eight overdose deaths since the beginning of the year the Northern Shenandoah Valley does t seem no be recovering from its heroin addiction. There were 33 fatal heroin overdoses in the Region in 2014 up from 21 in 2013 and one in 2012. With eight deaths As of monday 2015 seems to be on track to match or even surpass last year. So far there has been at least one death in each of the Northern Shenandoah Valley localities of Winchester front Royal and Strasburg and Frederick Clarke and Warren counties and two in Shenandoah county. In response to the problem the local addiction action committee Mac a coalition of Law enforcement health criminal Justice and social service experts is calling on the larger Community to learn More about the Complex problem of prescription drug Ginger Perry / the Winchester Star and heroin addiction. Rob Smith 66, manager of capital restate electrical distributor Rolls out underground electrical Cable for a customer at the South pleasant Valley Road business. Out of the total workforce of 50,497 people in Winchester and Frederick county an estimated 2,645 workers Are age 65 and older making up 5.2 percent of the workforce. By Stephen Nielsen the Winchester Star w Inch Este r even though she s 82 years old Elaine Freeman has no plans to retire. Freeman began working for the adult care Center in Winchester 20 years ago shortly before she would have been eligible to collect social Security. She left her Job at a preschool after a new director took Over and decided she needed a change. Needing a Job until she was free to retire Freeman found a position with the nonprofit adult care Center on North Cameron Street assisting adults who have physical or cognitive difficulties caused by alzheimer s disease stroke or other conditions. There Freeman found her calling. I did t know what i wanted to do with my life before coming Here she said. It helps that she is the same generation As Many of the people she works with and is Able to make a connection with them. I love people Freeman said. By the time she was of age to retire she no longer wanted to. Some staying in workforce longer by Choice necessity by Derek Gomes the Winchester Star Winchester the first weekend in april will be one of Celebration for Sally Coates. On Friday april 3, she will wrap up her 10 1 / 2 year tenure with the Winchester Frederick county convention & visitors Bureau. April 5 is easter and also her 65th birthday. A few weeks out from retirement Coates who has been executive director of the Bureau since May 2010 embraces her so onto be Freedom. I got nobody to answer to except myself and my god. It s kind of scary when you think about it Coates said with a laugh from her office Friday. For now she is keeping her schedule wide open except for a week s vacation in see Wor kers Page a6 Scott Mason / the Winchester Star adult care Center staff member Elaine Freeman right helps client Mary Walker with a Jigsaw Puzzle. Freeman who is now 82, began working for the adult care Center in Winchester 20 years ago shortly before she would have been eligible to collect social Security. When she reached retirement age she no longer wanted to. Area records 8 overdose deaths so far for the year by Erica Werner associated press Washington members of Congress who Are demanding Hillary Rodham Clinton s emails Are largely exempt from such scrutiny themselves. Congress makes its own rules and has never subjected itself to open records Laws that Force agencies such As the state department to maintain records and turn them Over to the Public when asked. There s also no requirement for members of Congress to use official email accounts or to retain Archive or store their emails while by Alan h. Suderman associated press Richmond minutes after the 2015 legislative session was Complete gov. Terry Mcauliffe told reporters he was going to make sure the partisan makeup of next year s session would be different. The democratic governor predicted his party was going to retake control of the state Senate in this fall s election. It s going to be a full out Campaign Mcauliffe said. We need to pick up one seat and i feel very confident we re going to do it. Visitors Center head to retire on Winchester Star. Com visit us on twitter at wins Tarva and stay up to Date with breaking news and More 140 characters at a time. See Coates Page a8 Sally Coates Nikki Kahn / the Washington Post democratic gov. Terry Mcauliffe is pushing for his party to retake control of the state Senate in this fall s election. A. Senate races poised to be big Dollar affairs Congress skips rules for saving providing email see heroin Page a8 see email Page a6 see Senate Page a8 n sen. 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