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Winchester Star (Newspaper) - March 30, 2015, Winchester, VirginiaSee us on the web wow. Winchester Star. Com 75� monday March 30, 2 0 15 119th year no. 226 Winchester Virginia 22601 the Winchester Star bulletin Board. A7 classified ads. B5 comics. A8 dear Abby. B5 editorials. A4 6 08566 00037 5 miss your paper Call 665 4946 from 7 to 10 a. Office 8 a. To 5 p. M., 667 3200 today s forecast 55 mostly Cloudy with a 20 percent Chance of rain this morning. Mostly Clear with increasing Clouds tonight. High full report a10 Low two sections 20 pages 35 local. A6 nation. A5 obituaries. A2 out of the past. A9 sports. B1 on Winchester Star. Com Check out the digital replica of today s edition on the web site and read your paper online every morning. Arab league vows action against rebels in Yemen Thomas Harwell / the associated press Arab league Secretary general Nabil Elaraby Speaks during a news conference at the conclusion of an Arab Summit meeting in Sharmel sheikh South Sinai Egypt on sunday. By Hamza Kendawi associated press Sharmel sheikh Egypt a two Day Arab Summit ended sunday with a vow to defeat iranian backed shiite rebels in Yemen and the formal unveiling of plans to form a joint Arab intervention Force setting the stage for a potentially dangerous clash Between u. S. Allied Arab states and Tehran Over influence in the Region. Arab leaders taking turns to address the gathering spoke repeatedly of the threat posed to the Region s Arab identity by what they called moves by foreign or outside parties to Stoke sectarian ethnic or religious rivalries in Arab states All thinly veiled references to Iran which has in recent years consolidated its hold in Iraq Syria Lebanon and now Yemen. The Summit s final communique made similarly vague references but the Arab league chief Nabil Elaraby was unequivocal during a news conference later singling out Iran for what he said was its intervention in Many nations. A Summit Resolution said the newly unveiled joint Arab defense Force would be deployed at the request of any Arab nation facing a National Security threat and that it would also be used to combat terrorist groups. The agreement came As u. S. And other Western diplomats were pushing to meet a tuesday deadline to reach a Deal with Iran that would restrict its nuclear program in Exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions. The saudis and their allies in the Gulf fear that a nuclear Deal Between Washington and Tehran will free Iran s hands to Bol fire training u. A. Student Martese Johnson a. Abc arrests tilt toward buyers rather than Sellers by Rachel Weiner and t. Rees Shapiro � 2015 the Washington Post agents working for Virginia s department of alcoholic beverage control issued More arrest warrants to minors for buying or having alcohol than to stores for Selling to underage drinkers in 2014, Agency records show. The statistics which the Washington Post obtained via a Freedom of information act request shed some Light on the ways in which the Agency in charge of the state s liquor monopoly also cracks Down on crimes ranging from shoplifting to child abuse. State bar cancels Israel trip by Onofrio Castiglia the Winchester Star Richmond a prominent group of Virginia lawyers is declining to hold a seminar in Israel citing what it says Are the nation s discriminatory Border policies. The Virginia state bar Esb a Richmond based administrative Agency of the supreme court of Virginia whose purpose is to regulate the Legal profession in the Commonwealth had planned to travel to Jerusalem for its midyear Legal seminar from nov. 8 15. It reneged on those plans when it was stated that there Are some unacceptable discriminatory policies and practices pertaining to Border Security that affect travellers to the nation according to a letter sent to members of the Esb on saturday by their president Virginia Beac based attorney Kevin e. Martingale. By Stephen Nielsen the Winchester Star Berryville f Lames billowed from the door of a second Story porch As a team of local firefighters entered the Frame House decked out in helmets protective clothing and oxygen masks. It was part of training exercises at Chet Hobert Park that involved the burning Down of a familiar farmhouse that once housed Park offices. On sunday morning Clarke county fire companies met in the Park for a training Opportunity at the old Ramsburg House which had been slated for demolition since the offices moved in 2012 into a new addition at the nearby recreation Center. We re very Happy to have this Structure to train in said Allen f. Frank Davis director of the Clarke county fire and emergency medical services department. Firefighters took part in a number of exercises including fire behaviour training for new firefighters and team training. The companies practice firefighting techniques such As cutting holes in the roof and breaching Walls and doors. Over the course of the Day the House near the Park s Entrance was ignited and then put out again by firefighters. When training was finished the Structure Palms Mark Start of holy week by Stephen Nielsen the Winchester Star w i n cd e s t e r More than 500 people from six local churches congregated sunday morning wearing heavy Coats against the cold and carrying Palm leaves in Celebration of Palm sunday and the beginning of holy week in the Christian Faith. The Blessing of the Palms was held on the Lawn of the old court House civil War museum on the Loudoun Street mall. Palm sunday Marks Jesus t r i u m p h a n t a r r i v a l i n Jerusalem prior to his crucifixion where Palm leaves and clothing were Laid in his path. Many people spread their cloaks on the Road and others spread Leafy branches that they had Cut in the Fields the Rev. Will White of the first United methodist Church read from the gospel of Mark during the by Stephen Nielsen the Winchester Star Winchester you be heard of Bobbing for apples. How about swimming for easter eggs on saturday children hit the water at the indoor Pool in Jim Barnett Park to collect colourful plastic eggs that were Bobbing on the surface during the Park s egg splash. This is the second year that the Park has held the aquatic egg Hunt. It looks like fun said Parent Jennifer Benzin. I think it s a great event that they re offering for families. It gives us something fun to do on this cold Spring Day. The Hunt featured separate divisions for Ages 3 to 5, 6 to 8 Scott Mason / the Winchester Star a firefighter pulls a Hose Over a porch rail sunday afternoon during a training fire held in Chet Hobert Park West of Berryville. Clarke county fire and Rescue hosted a training session As they burned a House that had once been used As Park offices. Scott Mason / the Winchester Star children from Christ episcopal Church carry Palm fronds As they walk Back to their Church sunday morning following the procession of the congregations and Blessing of the Palms on the Loudoun Street mall. Kids scramble for egg splash prizes Scott Mason / the Winchester Star Larissa Caldwell of Charles town w. Va., helps her son Weston 3, gather easter eggs saturday morning at the indoor Pool in Jim Barnett Park. This old House goes up in flames for Good cause Brandon Burris a firefighter with the Emmitsburg md., fire department has a face spattered with firefighting foam sunday afternoon during the controlled Burn in the Park. Arab league chief Nabil Elaraby singled out Iran for its intervention in Many nations. See arrests Page a10 see Esb Page a2 see training Page a9 see eggs Page a10 see Palms Page a10 see Yemen Page a9

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