Local event teaches kids, adults to put safety first

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Posted: September 16, 2013

The Winchester Star

Julie Hayes of Frederick County and her grandsons react to her having a fender bender while driving the distracted and drunken driving simulator at the eighth annual Community Safety Fair in Jim Barnett Park Saturday. Watching are Austin Hayes (left), 6, of Winchester, and Dylen Stotler, 13, of Frederick County. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
Shenandoah University physical therapy student Jennifer Krueger of Bristow adjusts a new bike helmet given to Titus Schraff, 8, of Winchester, during the Community Safety Fair.
ABOVE: Safety Town was busy during the Community Safety Fair in Jim Barnett Park. Trying not to bang into one another are Severin Riesgraf (from left), 5, of Cross Junction, Daniel Bradford, 3, of Stephenson, Ryan Adams, 3, of Clarke County and Orion Cox, 6, of Winchester. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)


On Saturday, 4-year-old Jonathan Eckley received his firefighter badge — in the form of a sticker.

Jonathan earned the honor after Stephanie Timbrook, a firefighter with Friendship…

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