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Fifty Plus: Muffin tops, the Battle of the Bulge, and the “e” word

There are a few words in the English language that repulse me. The “e” word is on the top of my list. Exercise.


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Senior: Keeping in shape at the Waynesboro YMCA helps you enjoy retirement

L.G. Ferrier was 85 years old when he decided that he needed to get in shape. Now an active member of the Waynesboro YMCA,


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Senate passes bipartisan legislation to provide support services for seniors

The U.S. Senate has unanimously approved bipartisan legislation to help older Americans live longer with independence and dignity in their communities.


Winchester resident named 2015 Ms. Virginia Senior America

Janis Thomas, of Winchester was crowned Ms. Virginia Senior America 2015 at the coronation ceremony in Staunton on Wednesday.


Bath Community Senior Center seeks substitute van driver, substitute director

Bath Community Senior Center seeks a substitute van driver: Van drivers work Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This is an on call, part-time position at BCSC under the supervision of the Center Director.


Gospel concert at Maury River Senior Center

Over 65 performers, members, staff and community friends attended Mrs. C’s Pickers and Singers annual Gospel Concert on April 24 at the Maury River Senior Center.


Elder financial abuse workshop at the Waynesboro YMCA

Elder financial abuse happens more often than you think. An upcoming workshop at the Waynesboro YMCA will help seniors protect themselves from becoming unwitting victims.


Highland/Bath Meals on Wheels kitchen opening delayed

The upgrading of the kitchen at the Highland Inn is taking longer than anticipated. Initially it was thought that the kitchen would be closed the week of April 6 and would reopen the week of April 13. it is now anticipated that the kitchen will not be open and fully functioning until the week of April 20.


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Video: Local Chronic Disease Self-Management workshops

You Can! Live Well, Virginia! participants and leaders share the benefits of attending Stanford evidence based Chronic Disease Self-Management workshops designed to help people learn how to take control of managing ongoing health conditions.


Senior tax relief workshop at Waynesboro Senior Center

Are you a senior property owner? Disabled? A veteran with 100 percent service connected disability? You may be eligible for full or partial real estate tax relief in the city of Waynesboro or Staunton.


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Eligibility assistance for Waynesboro property tax relief

The Waynesboro Senior Advocacy Commission in conjunction with the Disability Services Board is reaching out to Waynesboro city residents who are eligible for relief from property taxes.


Special presentation at Bath Senior Center in honor of Black History Month

Perlista Henry and Joan Williams gave a presentation to the Bath Community Senior Center on Chef Edna Lewis, who was born in Orange, Virginia, and was the granddaughter of former slaves.


Fishburne senior wrestler Daniel May records win #100

Fishburne Military School senior wrestler Daniel May earned his 100th career victory on Thursday. But 100 wins wasn’t why he gave up sodas and gets up early in the morning before classes to train.


Waynesboro Senior Center to Host Annual Raffle

Details on the annual raffle benefitting the Waynesboro Senior Center.


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Three-point shooting boosts UVA women’s basketball over Boston College, 68-56

The UVA women’s basketball team (13-4, 3-1 ACC) earned a 68-56 victory over Boston College (8-9, 0-4 ACC) on Thursday (Jan. 15) at John Paul Jones Arena.


JMU women’s basketball flies by Elon, 68-51

James Madison women’s basketball battled for a hard-fought 68-51 victory at Elon on Thursday night in Alumni Gym in the first meeting between the programs as conference foes.


Presbyterian outlasts shorthanded Longwood, 71-67

Presbyterian forwards DeSean Murray and William Truss took advantage of Longwood center Lotanna Nwogbo’s absence and both recorded double-doubles to lead the Blue Hose to a 71-67 win over Longwood Wednesday evening in Willett Hall.


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UVA women’s basketball hosts Boston College on Thursday

The UVA women’s basketball team (12-4, 2-1 ACC) hosts Boston College (8-8, 0-3 ACC) on Thursday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena.


UVA football adds Dave Borbely, Chris Beatty to coaching staff

UVA football head coach Mike London announced today the hiring of Dave Borbely as the offensive line coach and Chris Beatty as the running backs coach.


Fishburne Military School varsity basketball drops third straight

The Fishburne Military School varsity basketball team suffered its third straight loss on Thursday, losing in overtime to Stuart Hall.


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Virginia Tech research shows how stock ownership levels can influence executives’ pursuit of risky strategies abroad

Compensation for senior corporate executives typically includes shares of the company’s stock in addition to base salary, bonuses, and various benefits and perks.


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Scott Beardsley named dean of University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The University of Virginia announced that Scott C. Beardsley has been selected as the ninth dean of the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.


JMU women’s basketball tops William and Mary, 65-43

James Madison women’s basketball earned a 65-43 victory at William & Mary on Sunday afternoon at Kaplan Arena to move to 4-0 against Colonial Athletic Association foes this season.


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Syracuse hands UVA women’s basketball first ACC loss, 70-58

The UVA women’s basketball team (12-3, 2-1 ACC) fell 70-58 at No. 21 Syracuse (11-5, 1-2 ACC) on Sunday (Jan. 11) at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, N.Y.


Charleston Southern tops Nwogbo-less Longwood 68-54

It wasn’t a double team, a triple team or even foul trouble that finally stopped Longwood center Lotanna Nwogbo. It was his own hand.


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UVA women’s basketball on the road at #21 Syracuse on Sunday

The UVA women’s basketball team (12-3, 2-0 ACC) will play at No. 21 Syracuse (10-5, 0-2 ACC) on Sunday, Jan. 11 at 1 p.m. at the Carrier Dome.


JMU alum Charles Haley finalist for Pro Football Hall of Fame

Former James Madison University football All-American Charles Haley was selected as a finalist for induction to the National Football League Pro Football Hall of Fame, the organization announced. This is Haley’s sixth consecutive year on the final ballot in his 11th year of eligibility.


JMU women’s basketball captures 77-55 win at Northeastern

James Madison women’s basketball opened at Northeastern on a 9-0 run and never looked back as the Dukes earned a 77-55 win in their Colonial Athletic Association road opener on Friday night at Cabot Center in Boston, Massachusetts.


UVA soccer’s Morgan Brian repeats at MAC Hermann Trophy winner

UVA senior midfielder Morgan Brian (St. Simons Island, Ga.) was named the winner of the 2014 Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy during Friday’s banquet in St. Louis.


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Hot first half powers Richmond over George Mason

Four Spider players reached double figures led by Terry Allen’s season-high 20 points as Richmond snapped its three-game skid against George Mason, 75-65.


Late free throws lift UVA women’s basketball past Wake Forest, 72-70

The UVA women’s basketball team (12-3, 2-0 ACC) earned a 72-70 victory over Wake Forest (9-7, 0-2 ACC) on Thursday (Jan. 8) at John Paul Jones Arena.


JMU lands 1,000th win with 74-57 victory over UNCW

With a 74-57 victory over UNCW on Tuesday night at the JMU Convocation Center, the James Madison women’s basketball team became the third program in the country to reach the 1,000 wins mark. JMU joins Tennessee and Louisiana Tech as the only programs to reach the elite plateau.


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William and Mary blasts Drexel, 73-47

After a slow start on Monday night inside the Daskalakis Athletic Center, the William and Mary basketball team blitzed the Drexel Dragons, 73-47, behind a sizzling 55.1 percent shooting and another stout defensive effort.


JMU rallies from double-digit deficit to nip Towson, 67-66

Clutch free throws down the stretch by junior guard Precious Hall (Tallahassee, Fla./Maclay School) sealed a 67-66 comeback win over Towson on Sunday afternoon at the JMU Convocation Center to open Colonial Athletic Association action.


Women’s basketball: UVA tops Virginia Tech, 62-47, in ACC opener

The UVA women’s basketball team (11-3, 1-0 ACC) opened Atlantic Coast Conference play with a 62-47 victory at Virginia Tech (9-6, 0-2 ACC) on Sunday (Jan. 4) in a Commonwealth Clash game in Blacksburg, Va.


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UVA women’s basketball opens ACC play at Virginia Tech

The UVA women’s basketball team (10-3, 0-0 ACC) begins Atlantic Coast Conference play when it plays at Virginia Tech (9-5, 0-1 ACC) on Sunday, Jan. 4 at 2 p.m. in Blacksburg, Va.


Longwood basketball expands broadcast reach

The Longwood basketball programs will receive unprecedented broadcast coverage this season, giving Lancer fans several options to follow the team for the rest of the 2014-15 seasons.


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My Virginia Plate will be 2015 Virginia AITC book of year

Virginia’s Agriculture in the Classroom program has named My Virginia Plate, written by Tammy Maxey and illustrated by Kevin Pitts and Greg Cravens, its 2015 Virginia AITC Book of the Year.


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ACC announces basketball players of the week

Syracuse senior center Rakeem Christmas has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball Player of the Week, while Virginia Tech freshman guard Justin Bibbs was selected the ACC Rookie of the Week in a vote by a select media panel.


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UVA women’s basketball falls to Davidson, 67-57

The UVA women’s basketball team (9-3) lost at home for the first time this season, falling 67-57 to Davidson (4-8) in the first day of the Cavalier Classic Presented by Holiday Inn University Area tournament at John Paul Jones Arena.


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UVA women’s basketball hosts Cavalier Classic

On Sunday (Dec. 28) and Monday (Dec. 29), the Virginia women’s basketball team will finish off its 2014 non-conference schedule by hosting the 2014 Cavalier Classic Tournament, presented by the Holiday Inn University Area.


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ODU basketball holds off William and Mary rally, wins 69-62

The William and Mary men’s basketball team dropped a 69-62 decision in its final game before the Christmas Holiday at Old Dominion, 69-62, on Monday night.


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UVA vice president Thomas Skalak named senior official of the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation

Thomas Skalak, vice president for research at the University of Virginia, has been named the inaugural executive director for science and technology programs at the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation in Seattle, officials announced Monday. The appointment is effective Feb. 1.


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New senior driver’s license renewal law in effect in Virginia on Jan. 1

Stricter driver’s license-renewal rules for senior drivers – including accelerated renewal cycles and age-specific in-person renewal procedures – go into effect in Virginia, at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Day.


UVA women’s basketball blows past hapless Howard, 74-53

The UVA women’s basketball team (9-2) closed out a three-game week with a 74-53 victory over Howard (1-11) on Sunday (Dec. 21) at John Paul Jones Arena.


Virginia Tech’s X.J. Meng elected to the National Academy of Inventors

Dr. X.J. Meng, University Distinguished Professor of Molecular Virology at Virginia Tech, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Longwood bench scores 40 In 106-74 rout of Penn State Beaver

Longwood is becoming quite comfortable in Willett Hall. Led by a career-high 22 points from junior forward Shaquille Johnson, the Lancers routed Penn State Beaver 106-74 in Willett Saturday afternoon to improve to 3-1 on their home court.


UVA women’s basketball holds off Saint Mary’s, 62-49

The UVA women’s basketball team (8-3) earned a 62-49 victory over Saint Mary’s (7-3)on Friday (Dec. 19) at John Paul Jones Arena in the second game of a three-game week for the Cavaliers.


UVA women’s basketball hosts Saint Mary’s Friday night

The UVA women’s basketball team (7-2) hosts Saint Mary’s (7-2) on Friday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena, the second game in a three-game week for the Cavaliers.


Miami (Ohio) takes down Shaq-less Longwood, 71-60

Miami (Ohio) sharpshooter Will Sullivan had a quiet night. Geovonie McKnight and Eric Washington didn’t. Three nights after hitting 5-of-10 three-pointers against Wright State, Sullivan took a backseat to McKnight and Washington who matched each other with 19 points apiece to lead the RedHawks (3-7) to a 71-60 win over Longwood.