LIBRARY NEWS - New Market, Virginia .LIBRARY NEWS “Read for the win ... Everybody's Fool, Richard

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    LIBRARY NEWSRead for the win will be the theme for New Market Library's

    summer reading children's programs. Programs are planned forThursday mornings from mid-June through mid-August. Childrencan also participate in the reading incentive program by keeping areading log and returning it to the library for rewards. All programsbegin at 10:00 a.m.

    June 16, 2016 -Ready, Set, Go - Read for the Win SummerProgram Kick Off with the Town of New Market. The Townof New Market Public Works, Police Department, and otherRescue Departments will be present that day for kids to checkout their neat emergency response vehicles. Kids may also par-ticipate in fun games and activities that follow our theme ofReady-Set-Go with the New Market Town Workers. Oneactivity includes the game Red Light, Green Light with thepolice department and a real stoplight! Join us in the fun at theNew Market Library, June 16 at 10:00 a.m.!

    June 23, 2016- Winning with Reading and Magic with magi-cian Brian Bence

    June 30, 2016 - O-lympics program featuring WendyWhitford and Joanne Thompson from North Fork MiddleSchool.

    July 7, 2016- Reading With the Rebels at Rebel Park

    There will be no adult library program in June. Here is a lookahead at upcoming adult programs for the rest of the summer.

    July 16, 2016 at 3 pm, - Stephen French, filmmaker, will pres-ent a program called Through the Looking Glass: The Artof Visual Storytelling

    August 20, 2016 at 3:00 pm - Sabrina Dorman-Andrew, Co-Founder and Director of New Creation. The topic will beHuman Trafficking in Virginia.

    September 10, 2016 at 3:00 pm - Bob Coolbaugh will presenta program on his project to build a reproduction of the 1911Curtiss Pusher Airplane.

    For information contact: Bev Butterfield - bsbutter@lfcc.edu,(540) 868-4077 Office, (540) 335-5396 Cell

    New BooksThe 15th Affair, Patterson, Paetro Everybody's Fool, Richard Russo Fatal Thunder, Larry BondRobert B. Parker's Slow Burn,

    Ace Atkins The Apartment, Danielle SteelThe Doll Master and Other Tales

    of Te r r o r, Joyce Carol Oates The Girl From Summer Hill,

    Jude DevereauxWilde Lake, Laura LippmanLaRose, Louise ErdichHaunted Destiny, Heather Graham

    Prayers the Devil Answers, Shryn Mccrumb

    The Pier Falls and Other Stories, Mark Haddon

    Beyond The Ice Limit, Preston ChildBlood Flag, Steve MartiniBoar Island, Nevada ParrTall Tail, Rita Mae BrownThe Murder That Never Wa s ,

    Andrea KaneAunt Dimity and the Buried Treasure,

    Nancy Atherton

    UP THE CREEK 5K RACE - A SUCCESS !The first annual Up the Creek 5K was held on Saturday, May 14,

    2016 in New Market at the Shenvalee Creek course. This new racehad 19 runners who completed the course in the one hour timelimit. Runners were challenged with a course that included a wetgrassy start, followed by a golf cart path that included some chal-lenging up and down hills. The race coincides with the anniversaryof the Battle of New Market in 1862.

    With the limited number of runners, several walkers wereincluded as winners. First place medals were given to top male andfemale runners in three age groups. Male winner in the 0-19 yearage group and over-all winner was Ben Hutchinson with a courserecord of 23:03, female winner in that age group was CatherineBulako 54:14. Male winner in the 20-39 age group was Brian Moats54:11, and female winner was Amanda Polk with a women's courserecord of 27:43. Male within the 40+ age group was Michael Koontzwith 25:03 and female winner was Patty Pirtle with a time of 34:40.

    The Rotary Club of New Market is very grateful to theShenvalee Golf Resort Board and General Manager, Dick Barkley,for providing an exciting course.

    Program Schedule:

    June 1 - Kevin George - Democracy in Nigeria Retrospective andProspective

    June 8 - Peg Harkness - Report on the New Market area LibraryJune 15 - Club MeetingJune 22 - Melodie Davis - Editor of Virginia Living magazineJune 29 - Jerry Biller, Edward Jones, Inc, Stock market perspective

    All programs start at noon in the Miller Grille of the Shenvalee.The public is invited to attend any program of interest to them. Abuffet meal is available for $13, but is not required to attend. Forcurrent information refer to:www.newmarketrotaryclub.net.

    AMERICAN LEGION HASSLER-SUTPHINPOST 166

    The steak suppers are held on the 1st Friday and shrimp suppersare held on the 3rd Friday of each month starting at 5:00 pm. Thesesuppers are open to the public and are held in the club room. Forany takeout orders anytime you can call the Legion at 740-8653,Tuesday through Friday after 4:00 p.m.

    The chicken Bar-B-Q will be held the second Saturday of eachmonth through October. Orders can be obtained in advance bycalling Kenneth Shomo, at 246-2110, or the Post Home 740-8653,after 4:00 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.

    This year's Boys State will be held at Radford University June19th through June 25th. Eligibility is limited to outstanding youngmen of the junior class who possess and demonstrate leadership,character, and honesty. These students had to apply to attend thisweek long program. This year's attendees are Peter J. Miller,Addison P. Ritchie and Zachary J. Hiter from Broadway HighSchool, and Brett R. Jones and Duncan V. Schroeder fromStonewall Jackson High School.

    Any old, torn, or frayed flag can be left for proper disposal at thePost Drop Box which can be found in our parking lot. Please do notleave them in plastic bags.Please support your Veterans and the Post by signing up a newmember.

    USA - Home of the Free, Because of the Brave

    LOAVES AND FISHES FOOD PANTRYLoaves and Fishes food pantry is located in the basement of

    Manor Memorial Methodist Church (9320 North Congress Street).The basement entrance is located in the back of the church alongJohn Sevier Road. The pantry is open to residents of New Market,Quicksburg, and Forestville on the 3rd Thursday of every monthfrom 1:00-6:00 p.m.

  • Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

    Town of New Market

    I N T R O D U C T I O N

    This Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for calendar year 2015 is designed to provide you with valuable information about your drinking water quality. We are committed to providing you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water, and we want you to understand the efforts we make to protect your water supply. The quality of your drinking water meets all state and federal requirements administered by the Virginia Department of Health (VDH). I f you have questions about this report, want additional information about any aspect of your drinking water, or want to know how to participate in decisions that may affect the quality of your drinking water, please contact:

    I Mr. John Griggs, Chief Operator, Town of New Market, 540-740-9576 I

    You can obtain additional information by attending Town Council meetings held at 7:30 p.m. the third Monday of each month in the Town Council Chambers.

    G E N E R A L I N F O R M A T I O N

    As water fravels over the surface of the land or through the ground, it dissolves naturally occurring minerals and can pick up substances resulting from the presence of animals or from human activity. Substances (referred to as contaminants) in source water may come from septic systems,

    discharges from domestic or industrial wastewater treatment facilities, agricultural and farming activities, urban storm water runoff, residential uses, and many other types of activities. Water from surface sources is treated to make it drinkable while groundwater may or may not have any treatment.

    Al l drinking water, including bottled drinking water, may reasonably be expected to contain at least small amounts of some contaminants. The

    presence of contaminants does not necessarily indicate that water poses a health risk. More information can be obtained by calling the Environmental Protection Agency's Safe Drinking Water Hotline (800-426-4791).

    Some people may be more vulnerable to contaminants in drinking water than the general population. Immune-compromised persons such as persons with cancer undergoing chemotherapy, persons who have undergone organ transplants, people with HIV/AIDS or other immune system

    disorders, some elderly, and infants can be particularly at risk from infections. These people should seek advice about drinking water from their

    health care providers. EPA/CDC guidelines on appropriate means to lessen the risk of infection by Cryptosporidium and other microbiological contaminants are available from the Safe Drinking Water Hotline (800-426-4791).

    S O U R C E S AND T R E A T M E N T OF YOUR DRINKING W A T E R

    For calendar year 2015 your drinking water came from groundwater and groundwater under the influence of surface water obtained from six

    drilled wells. Water is disfributed throughout Town by a booster pump station, one storage tank and variously sized distribution piping.

    Treatment of Wells 1 and 6 consists of chlorination. As water is pumped from the wells, a chlorine solution is injected into a combined well discharge line to disinfect the water prior to distribution.

    Treatment of Wells 2, 4, 8, and the Shenandoah Valley Academy (SVA) Well consist of membrane filtration and chlorination. Water pumped

    from the wells passes through a basket strainer to pretreat the water prior to membrane filtration and chlorination. The membrane filfration eliminates turbidity and bacteria from the water while chlorination is used to disinfect the water prior to distribution.

    S O U R C E W A T E R A S S E S S M E N T S

    A source water assessment for the Town of New Market was completed by the ENSAT Corporation in cooperation with the County o f Shenandoah and Shenandoah County Water