NOTICE OF

TRUSTEE’S SALE

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE is hereby given pursuant to and by virtue of the authority vested in the Substitute Trustee, Pill & Pill, PLLC, by that certain Deed of Trust dated June 10, 1999, executed by the Borrowers, James B. Sweeris and Donna Sweeris A/K/A Donna M. Sweeris, to John Wentz, the Trustee, of record in the Office of the Clerk of the County Commission of Jefferson County, West Virginia, in Book 944, at Page 293.  Pill & Pill, PLLC was appointed as Substitute Trustee by an APPOINTMENT OF SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE dated July 5, 2018, of record in the Clerk’s Office in Book 1210, at Page 454.  The Borrowers defaulted under the Note and Deed of Trust and the Substitute Trustee has been instructed to foreclose under the Deed of Trust.  Accordingly, the Substitute Trustee will sell the following described property, together with the improvements thereon and the appurtenances thereunto belonging, to the highest bidder at the front door of the Courthouse of Jefferson County, in Charles Town, West Virginia, on the following date:

October 26th, 2020

at 5:00 p.m.

ALL of those certain lots or parcels of real estate, situate on the east side of the Shenandoah River, in Harpers Ferry District, Jefferson County, West Virginia, and more particularly described as follows:

BEING all of Lots 25, 63, 64 and 65, Section L, as more particularly shown on a survey and original plat of Harpers Ferry Campsites, made by a registered surveyor, and plat of Lot 25 being of record in the Office of the Clerk of the County Commission of Jefferson County, West Virginia, in Deed Book 291, Page 183, and the plat of Lots 63, 64 and 65 being of record in the aforesaid Clerk’s Office in Deed Book 300, page 375, reference being made thereto for a more particular description of the lots herein described and herein conveyed.

BEING the same real estate conveyed to James B. Sweeris and Donna Sweeris, husband and wife, as tenants by the entirety with the right of survivorship as at common law, by Deed from Clarence R Denton and Cecelia E. Denton, husband and wife, dated 03/16/89, recorded 03/17/89, in the Clerk’s Office, Circuit Court, JEFFERSON COUNTY, West Virginia, in Deed Book 625, Page 739.

TERMS OF SALE:

1) The property will be conveyed in an “AS IS” physical condition by Deed containing no warranty, express or implied, subject to the Internal Revenue Service right of redemption, all property taxes, prior Deeds, liens, reservations, encumbrances, restrictions, rights-of-ways, easements, covenants, conveyances and conditions of record in the Clerk’s office or affecting the subject property.

2) The Purchaser shall be responsible for the payment of the transfer taxes imposed by the West Virginia Code § 11-22-1.

3) The Beneficiary and/or the Servicer of the Deed of Trust and Note reserve the right to submit a bid for the property at sale.

4) The Trustee reserves the right to continue sale of the subject property from time to time by written or oral proclamation, which continuance shall be in the sole discretion of the Trustee.

5) The Trustee shall be under no duty to cause any existing tenant or person occupying the property to vacate said property, and any personal property and/or belongings remaining at the property after the foreclosure sale will be deemed to constitute ABANDONED PROPERTY AND WILL BE DISPOSED OF ACCORDINGLY.

6) The total purchase price is payable to the Trustee within thirty (30) days of the date of sale, with ten (10%) of the total purchase price payable to the Trustee at sale.

Pill & Pill, PLLC,

Substitute Trustee

BY:_________________

    Richard A. Pill, Member

Pill & Pill, PLLC

85 Aikens Center

Edwin Miller Boulevard

P.O. Box 440

Martinsburg, WV 25402

(304) 263-4971

foreclosures@pillwvlaw.com

10/7/3t

ORDER OF PUBLICATION

FAMILY COURT OF

JEFFERSON COUNTY, WV

September Nicole Navarro, Petitioner, vs Francisco Navarro Cruz, Respondent; Case Number: 20-D-277

The object of this suit is to obtain a divorce from the bonds of matrimony.

It appearing by affidavit filed in this action that the whereabouts of Francisco Navarro Cruz are unknown. It is hereby ordered that he serve upon: Jefferson County Circuit Clerk, P.O. Box 1234, Charles Town, WV 25414 an answer including any related counter claim or defense you may have to the complaint filed in this action on or before 10/22/20. If you fail to do so, thereafter judgment, upon proper hearing and trial, may be taken against you for the relief demanded in the complaint.

A copy of said complaint can be obtained from the undersigned clerk at her office.

Entered by the Clerk of said Court this 22nd day of September, 2020.

Laura E. Storm

Clerk of Court

By: E. Cooper

Deputy Clerk

9/30/2t

CITY OF RANSON

NOTICE TO BIDDERS

INVITATION TO BID: The City of Ranson is seeking sealed bids for the demolition of structures that have been ordered for demolition by the City’s Building Official. Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked “CODE ENFORCEMENT DEMOLITION PROPOSAL” on the outside.  Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked “CITY HALL ROOF REPLACEMENT” on the outside. Bids will be accepted until 11:00 a.m. on October 22, 2020, at Ranson City Hall, 312 S. Mildred Street, Ranson, WV 25438. Detailed specifications are available at http://cityofransonwv.net/351/City-Bid-Opportunities.   Any questions concerning the bid specifications should be directed to Edward Erfurt, Assistant City Manager, by email at eerfurt@ransonwv.us.  The City shall award the contract or reject all bids within thirty (30) days, unless there has been an agreed extension.  The City of Ranson reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids, waive any informality in the bidding process and accept the bid that is in the best interests of the City of Ranson.   The City of Ranson also reserves the right to expand, reduce or eliminate the scope of work once bids are received.

An optional pre-bid meeting will be held on October 14, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. at the Ranson City Hall, 312 S. Mildred Street, Ranson.  

Each bid must be accompanied by a bid bond, or a certified check or a cashier’s check made payable to the City of Ranson, West Virginia, as a guarantee that if the contract is awarded to the bidder, that the bidder will enter into a contract and will furnish a performance bond equal to the amount of the contract, for the faithful performance of said contract within twenty (20) days of the award date. For the bid to be accepted, the bid bond must be included with the current bidding forms and shall not be less than 10% of the amount bid. All bid bonds and performance bonds must comply with the provisions of WV Code §§ 33-19-1 and 33-12-7 including the requirement regarding counter-signature of the bond agent of the insurer. In the event that a cashier’s check or certified check is used, it is necessary that a certificate of surety accompany it to guarantee the furnishings of the above required performance bond

Women and minority-owned businesses are encouraged to submit proposals.

                            Edward Erfurt

Assistant City Manager

10/7/2t

IN THE FAMILY COURT OF JEFFERSON COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA

IN RE:

THE MARRIAGE/CHILD OF:

LUZ CORDERO,

Petitioner,

and CASE NO.: 11-D-505

VICTOR MOTEN, JR.,

Respondent.

ORDER OF PUBLICATION

To the above-named Petitioner:

    The object of this Publication is to inform the Petitioner, Luz Cordero, that the Respondent, Victor Moten, Jr. has filed a Motion to Decline Jurisdiction in the referenced matter, to further request that the Court grant this Motion, and for such other and further relief as this Court may deem just and proper.

    It is appearing by Affidavit filed in this action that the Petitioner is a resident of Jefferson County, West Virginia, but that the Respondent is unable to learn her current address.

    It is hereby ADJUDGED and ORDERED that the Petitioner, Luz Cordero, serve upon the Respondent, Victor Moten, Jr., through Counsel whose address is P.O. Box 344, Charles Town, West Virginia 25414, an Answer, including any Counterclaim, or any related defense to the Motion to Decline Jurisdiction, filed in this action on or before November 5, 2020.

    Failure to do so, thereafter judgment, upon proper hearing and trial, may be taken against you for the relief demanded in the Respondent’s Motion to Decline Jurisdiction. This Order shall be published as a Class II Legal Advertisement in The Spirt of Jefferson News Paper, a newspaper in the publication area of Jefferson County, West Virginia.

    A copy of said Motion to Decline Jurisdiction can be obtained from the undersigned Clerk’s office, located at 119 N. George Street, Suite #200, Charles Town, West Virginia, 25414.

Entered by the Clerk of said Court this 21st day of September, 2020.

Laura Storm, Clerk of the Court

Jefferson County, West Virginia

Prepared By:

KIRK H. BOTTNER, Esquire

WV Bar No. 7128

P.O. Box 344, Charles Town

West Virginia 25414

(304) 728-0158

9/30/2t

IN THE FAMILY COURT OF JEFFERSON COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA

IN RE:

THE MARRIAGE/CHILD OF:

LUZ CORDERO,

Petitioner,

and CASE NO.: 11-D-505

VICTOR MOTEN, JR.,

Respondent.

AFFIDAVIT OF UNKNOWN RESIDENCY

COMES NOW the Respondent, Victor Moten, Jr., by and through his Counsel, Kirk H. Bottner, Esquire, and hereby files this Affidavit of Unknown Residency in the above-referenced matter.  

    I, Kirk H. Bottner, Esq., after being sworn, do say that I represent the Respondent, Victor Moten, Jr. in the forgoing Motion to Decline Jurisdiction now pending in the Family Court of Jefferson County, West Virginia;

    That the Petitioner, Luz Cordero, is a resident of the State of West Virginia; and the last known address of the Respondent, in 2012, was: 821 N. Mildred Street, Apt 3101, Ranson, WV 25438 Jefferson County, West Virginia.

That for an undetermined amount of time, the Petitioner was incarcerated at the Eastern Regional Jail in Martinsburg, WV. Upon her release, the Petitioner is believed to be homeless.

 That the Petitioner’s residence has been unknown since December 2018.

    That I, as Counsel for the Respondent, have used all due diligence to determine the address of the Petitioner and have been unable to locate it. That the address of the Petitioner is unknown to me.

KIRK H. BOTTNER, ESQ.

Counsel for the Respondent

    STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA

COUNTY OF:  Jefferson

Taken, sworn to and subscribed before me this  18th day of  September 2020.

Amanda J. Jones

NOTARY PUBLIC

My Commission expires:

August 19, 2021

9/30/2t

ORDER OF PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF JEFFERSON COUNTY,

WEST VIRGINIA

IN RE: Eli Ortiz

Case Number: 20-FIG-21

The object of this Petition is to establish guardianship of E. O-A.

It appears that the whereabouts of Eli Ortiz, father of E. O-A. are unknown.

To Eli Ortiz, father of E. O-A., please take notice that a hearing will be held on October 7, 2020 at 10:00 a.m., at the Jefferson County Judicial Center, 119 N. George St., Charles Town, WV, 25414, on the matters contained in the Petition filed in Jefferson County Family Court Case #20-FIG-21. You have the right to appear and protect your interests in this matter.

A copy of said Petition can be obtained from the undersigned clerk at her office.

Entered by the clerk of said court September 21, 2020.

Laura E. Storm

Circuit Clerk

119 N. George St.

Charles Town, WV 25414

By: E. Cooper, Deputy Clerk

9/30/2t

NOTICE OF

ESTATE SETTLEMENT

    I have before me for settlement the Second & Final Accounting of Deborah Sirbaugh, Administratrix of the Estate of Gary Lee Taulton, deceased.

    Any interested party may obtain a copy thereof from D. Frank Hill, III, 136 E. German Street, Shepherdstown, West Virginia, and may make a written objection thereto, on or before October 20, 2020.

    Given under my hand this 1st day of October, 2020.

D. Frank Hill, III

Fiduciary Commissioner

County of Jefferson

10/7/2t

IN THE FAMILY COURT OF JEFFERSON COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA

TO: Travis Ryan, Respondent; Address: Unknown; DOB 8/13/1980; Magistrate Court Case No. 20-D-182; Family Court Civil Action No.:

20-DV-116

ORDER OF PUBLICATION

PROTECTIVE ORDER/HEARING DATE

1. The object of this suit is to obtain protection from the Respondent.

2. The object of this publication by Class I legal advertisement is to notify Respondent of the Protective Order prohibiting the above-named Respondent from having contact with certain individuals. This Order may affect property and other rights of the Respondent. Violating this Order may subject the Respondent to criminal sanctions. The Respondent is strongly encouraged to obtain a copy of this Protective Order and Petition from the Circuit Clerk of the county listed above.

TO THE ABOVE-NAMED RESPONDENT:

If appearing by evidence duly taken in this action that you could not be found in or that you have left the State of West Virginia, you are hereby notified of the Order referenced above, a copy of the Petition and Order may be obtained at the Jefferson County Circuit Clerk’s office. This Protective Order will remain in effect until 10/7/2020.

A Final Hearing is scheduled for the 7th day of October, 2020, at 9:30 a.m., before the Jefferson County Family Court.

Issued this 1st day of October, 2020 at 1:26 p.m.

Laura E. Storm

Circuit Clerk

By: E. Cooper

Deputy Clerk

 10/7/1t

ORDER OF PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF JEFFERSON COUNTY,

WEST VIRGINIA

IN RE: A.U.F.

Case Number: 20-CIG-5

The object of this Petition is to establish guardianship of A.U.F.

By sworn affidavit filed with the Jefferson County Circuit Clerk’s Office, the whereabouts of Travis Ryan are unknown.

Travis Ryan, please take notice that a hearing will be held on October 13, 2020 at 1:30 p.m., at the Jefferson County Judicial Center, 119 N. George St., Charles Town, WV, 25414, on the matters contained in the Petition filed in Jefferson County Family Court Case #20-CIG-5. You have the right to appear and protect your interests in this matter.

A copy of said Petition can be obtained from the undersigned clerk at her office.

Entered by the clerk of said court September 30, 2020.

Laura E. Storm

Circuit Clerk

119 N. George St.

Charles Town, WV 25414

By: N. Nobrega

Deputy Clerk

10/7/2t

ORDER OF PUBLICATION

FAMILY COURT OF JEFFERSON COUNTY, WV

Amy E. Ryan, Petitioner, vs Travis W. Ryan, Respondent; Case Number: 20-D-289

The object of this suit is to obtain a divorce from the bonds of matrimony.

It appearing by affidavit filed in this action that the whereabouts of Travis W. Ryan are unknown. It is hereby ordered that he serve upon: Jefferson County Circuit Clerk, P.O. Box 1234, Charles Town, WV 25414 an answer including any related counter claim or defense you may have to the complaint filed in this action on or before 10/30/20. If you fail to do so, thereafter judgment, upon proper hearing and trial, may be taken against you for the relief demanded in the complaint.

A copy of said complaint can be obtained from the undersigned clerk at her office.

Entered by the Clerk of said Court this 30th day of September, 2020.

Laura E. Storm

Clerk of Court

By: E. Cooper

Deputy Clerk

10/7/2t

ORDER OF PUBLICATION

FAMILY COURT OF

JEFFERSON COUNTY, WV

Casey Dabbs, Petitioner, vs Joseph Steele, Respondent; Case Number: 20-D-284

The object of this suit is to establish custodial allocation.

It appearing in this action that the whereabouts of Joseph Steele are unknown. It is hereby ordered that Joseph Steele serve upon: Casey Dabbs, 19 Turtle Lane, Ranson, WV 25438 an answer including any related counter claim or defense you may have to the complaint filed in this action on or before November 4, 2020. If you fail to do so, thereafter judgment, upon proper hearing and trial, may be taken against you for the relief demanded in the complaint.

A copy of said complaint can be obtained from the undersigned clerk at her office.

Entered by the Clerk of said Court this 29th day of September, 2020.

Laura E. Storm

Clerk of Court

By: L. Walters

Deputy Clerk

10/7/2t

NOTICE OF

PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing has been scheduled for Tuesday, October 20, at 7:00 p.m. in the Charles Town City Hall Council Chambers, 101 E. Washington Street, Charles Town, WV, by the City of Charles Town Board of Zoning Appeals on the following matter:

Public Hearing – BA-2020-05 – Request by Jane and Alan Zinstein for variances on the reduction of the side, rear and front yard setbacks. The applicant is also asking for a variance in the Typical Roadways Sections for Neighborhood Street. The variances requested are from the following sections of the Zoning Ordinance:

n Table 1322.11, OT-R District Bulk and Area Regulations

n Appendix A Typical Roadways Sections- Neighborhoods Street

The variances are requested on behalf of Charles Town Cottages Company LLC and the property is located at Lot #29 Maplehurst and is identified as District 3, Map 1, Parcel 0264.  Property is zoned (OT-R) Old Town Residential District.

To access additional information, please visit www.charlestownwv.us. Choose the “Government” tab, and hover over the drop-down menu to select “Agenda and Minutes.” From this page, select “Charles Town Meeting Web Portal” to access the list of meetings.  Select the meeting of interest for further information and click on “Agenda Packet” to review the full application and staff report.  This information will be accessible at the close of business on the Friday prior to the meeting.

 Written comments can be mailed to City Staff at PO Box 14, or dropped off at City Hall at 101 E. Washington St., Charles Town, WV.  Call 304-724-3248 for questions.   Public comments are welcome at the scheduled public hearing.

10/7/2t

IN THE CIRCUIT/FAMILY

COURT OF JEFFERSON COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA

IN RE: CHANGE OF NAME PETITION OF: ALAINA JADE ELLISON; CIVIL ACTION NUMBER: 20-D-264

LEGAL NOTICE OF PUBLICATION APPLICATION FOR CHANGE OF NAME

Notice is hereby given that on the 10th day of November, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. on said day, or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard Christopher Ellison will apply by Petition to the Family Court of Jefferson County, West Virginia for the entry of an order by said Court changing their child’s name from Alaina Jade Ellison, at which time and place any interested party may appear and be heard, if they so desire. You are hereby notified that this matter may be rescheduled without further notice or publication.

A copy of said Petition can be obtained from the undersigned Clerk at her office: Clerk of Circuit Court, 119 North George Street, Charles Town, WV 25414.

Entered by the Clerk of said Court the 11th day of September, 2020.

Laura E. Storm, Circuit Clerk

Jefferson County, West Virginia

By: B. Chalk, Deputy Clerk

10/7/1t

Notice of Administration to Creditors, Distributees & Legatees

Notice is hereby given that the following estate(s) have been opened for probate in the Jefferson County Clerk’s Office at PO Box 208 Charles Town, WV 25414‑0208. Any person seeking to impeach or establish a will must make a complaint in accordance with the provisions of West Virginia Code 41‑5‑11 through 13.  Any interested person objecting to the qualifications of the personal representative or the venue or jurisdiction of the court, shall file written notice of an objection with the County Commission through the Jefferson County Clerk’s Office at the address listed above within 60 days after the date of the first publication or within 30 days of the service of the notice, whichever is later.  If an objection is not filed timely, the objection is forever barred. Any person interested in filing claims against an estate must file them in accordance with West Virginia Code 44‑2 or 44‑3A.

Settlement of the estate(s) of the following named decedent(s) will proceed without reference to a fiduciary commissioner unless within 60 days from the first publication of this notice a reference is requested by a party of interest or an unpaid creditor files a claim and good cause is shown to support reference to a fiduciary commissioner.

First Publication Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Claim Deadline: Sunday, December 6, 2020

ESTATE OF:

AUDREY V NEWMAN

ADMINISTRATRIX:

ESTELITA ANNETTE JONES

404 BURNS STREET

RANSON WV 25438‑1635

ESTATE OF:

LISA ANN JACOB

ADMINISTRATRIX:

DIANE GREAVER

857 OREGON TRAIL

HARPERS FERRY WV 25425‑3261

ESTATE OF:

PAUL DAVID RUNION

ADMINISTRATOR CTA:

HELEN PAINTER

5 FREEDOMS WAY

HARPERS FERRY WV 25425‑4656

ESTATE OF:

ANNE EUGENIA HANCOCK

EXECUTRIX:

ANNE HANCOCK TERESA

104 WILDFLOWER LANE

SHEPHERDSTOWN WV 25443‑4197

ESTATE OF:

DAVID HOLMES SMITH

ADMINISTRATOR:

MARK ALEXANDER SMITH

352 ELK RUN ESTATES DRIVE

HARPERS FERRY WV 25425‑6374

ESTATE OF:

ALLEN R DOUGLAS

EXECUTRIX:

JOAN CLAYTON DOUGLAS

218 LAKEVIEW DRIVE

HARPERS FERRY WV 25425‑5123

ATTORNEY:

JOHN K DORSEY

CHARLES TOWN WV 25414

ESTATE OF:

GLORIA GALLINGANE

EXECUTOR:

CHRISTIAN L GALLINGANE

307 FAIRFAX COURT

SEVEN FIELDS PA 16046‑7865

ATTORNEY:

LAURA E BALZARINI

310 GRANT STREET

STE 3303

PITTSBURGH PA 15219‑2213

FIDUCIARY COMMISSIONER:

DAVID A DEJARNETT

ESTATE OF:

MARGARET A WILSON

EXECUTOR:

DANIEL JAY WILSON

523 WILSON PLACE

FREDERICK MD 21702‑4165

ESTATE OF:

JEAN FERRELL DORSEY

CO EXECUTOR:

PHILIP J DORSEY

247 HOMEWOOD DRIVE

CHARLES TOWN WV 25414‑5161

CO EXECUTOR:

LAURA J CROSBY

2066 RAMBLEWOOD DRIVE SOUTH

REHOBOTH BEACH DE 19971‑9618

FIDUCIARY COMMISSIONER:

D FRANK HILL

ESTATE OF:

MICHAEL BRENDAN RHODES

ADMINISTRATRIX:

DANA LONGDO

112 CHAGALL LANE

MARTINSBURG WV 25403‑8316

ATTORNEY:

HEATHER DERN MYERS

299 ROCK CLIFF DRIVE

MARTINSBURG WV 25401‑2835

ESTATE OF:

FLOYD JUNIOR CHAPMAN

ADMINISTRATRIX:

SUSAN RUDY

707 TRITAPOE DRIVE

KNOXVILLE MD 21758

ESTATE OF:

FRANCIS LOUIS STARO

EXECUTRIX:

LORAINE H STRAIT

42 SOUTH TAMARAC DRIVE

SHEPHERDSTOWN WV 25443‑4065

ATTORNEY:

HENRY W MORROW JR

PO BOX 459

CHARLES TOWN WV 25414‑0459

FIDUCIARY COMMISSIONER:

JUNE K JOVANELLY

923 S SAMUEL STREET

CHARLES TOWN WV 25414‑1417

ESTATE OF:

WILMITH G BARNETTE

EXECUTRIX:

ALANA E DUNN

10303 ORCHID RESEREVE DRIVE

WEST PALM FL 33412

ATTORNEY:

JOHN K DORSEY

104 WEST CONGRESS STREET

CHARLES TOWN WV 25414‑1622

FIDUCIARY COMMISSIONER:

DAVID A DEJARNETT

PO BOX DRAWE 1419

MARTINSBURG WV 25401

ESTATE OF:

RONALD LEE PROPST

EXECUTRIX:

LINDA L PROPST

210 EAST 3RD AVENUE

RANSON WV 25438

ATTORNEY:

ALEX TSIATSOS

142 N QUEEN STREET

SUITE 210

MARTINSBURG WV 25401‑3312

ESTATE OF:

ELZY D LONGERBEAM SR

EXECUTRIX:

DEBRA K STILLWELL

70 TABERNACLE LANE

HARPERS FERRY WV 25425‑1437

ESTATE OF:

RONALD FRANKLIN CHAPMAN

ADMINISTRATRIX:

WINDY CHAPMAN

1407 TUSCAWILLA DRIVE

CHARLES TOWN WV 25414‑5032

ESTATE OF:

LESLIE ANN CONDON

ADMINISTRATRIX:

ANNA M MARINOFF

PO BOX 148

POINT OF ROCKS MD 21777‑0148

ESTATE OF:

CHARLES MARION CLARK JR

ADMINISTRATRIX:

CYNTHIA M JONES

8707 A NORTH PACIFIC COURT

MIDDLETOWN MD 21769

Subscribed and sworn to before me on 10/2/2020.

Jacqueline C Shadle

Clerk of Jefferson County

10/7/2t

Notice of Ancillary Filing without any Administration to Creditors, Distributees & Legatees

Notice is hereby given that the following foreign will or affidavit of heirs has been filed in the Jefferson County Clerk’s Office at PO Box 208 Charles Town, WV 25414‑0208,  and no appointment or administration is being made pursuant to the provisions of West Virginia Code 44‑1‑14b.

An interested person(s) objecting to the filing of the foreign will or affidavit or objecting to the absence of appointment or administration being made in this state must file a statement with the Jefferson County Commission through the County Clerk’s Office at the address listed above within 60 days after the date of first publication or 30 days of service of the notice, whichever is later. If an objection is not timely filed, the objection is forever barred. The Jefferson County Commission upon receiving any timely objection thereto shall schedule a hearing or hearings thereon and order relief, if any, it considers proper including, but not limited to, an order directing that full and complete ancillary administration of the estate of the nonresident decedent be made in this state.

First Publication Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2020

DATE FILED

09/10/2020  

ESTATE NAME:

WILLIAM CLAYTON DONLEY

16911 GORSUCH MILL ROAD

UPPERCO MD 21155‑9437

BETTY LUCILLE DONLEY

16911 GORSUCH MILL ROAD

UPPERCO MD 21155‑9437

ANCILLARY ADMINISTRATOR

ALBERT J.A. YOUNG

BROWN, BROWN & YOUNG

200 SOUTH MAIN STREET

BEL AIR MD 21014‑3820

ATTORNEY

DATE FILED

09/28/2020  

ESTATE NAME:

DONALD HOPE FREEMAN

485 HOOKERS GAP ROAD

CANDLER NC 28715‑9409

DIANE FREEMAN HARSHMAN

5131 JEFFERSON PIKE

FREDERICK MD 21703‑6974

ANCILLARY ADMINISTRATOR

WILLIAM LLOYD FREEMAN

7102 RIDGE ROAD

FREDERICK MD 21702‑3578

ANCILLARY ADMINISTRATOR

Subscribed and sworn to before me on 10/2/2020.

Jacqueline C Shadle

Clerk of Jefferson County

10/7/2t

ORDER OF PUBLICATION

FAMILY COURT OF

JEFFERSON COUNTY, WV

Rusty T. Cadwell,

Petitioner, vs

Kelsey M. Cadwell,

Respondent;

Case Number: 20-D-292

The object of this suit is to obtain a divorce from the bonds of matrimony.

It appearing in this action that the whereabouts of Kelsey M. Cadwell are unknown, it is hereby ordered that Kelsey M. Cadwell serve upon: Rusty T. Cadwell, 254 Fox Glen Drive, Kearneysville, WV 25430 an answer including any related counter claim or defense you may have to the complaint filed in this action on or before November 5, 2020. If you fail to do so, thereafter judgment, upon proper hearing and trial, may be taken against you for the relief demanded in the complaint.

A copy of said complaint can be obtained from the undersigned clerk at her office.

Entered by the Clerk of said Court this 2nd day of October, 2020.

Laura E. Storm, Clerk of Court

By: L. Walters, Deputy Clerk

10/7/2t

Public Test of

Electronic

Tabulation

Equipment

West Virginia §3-4A-26

The Jefferson County Clerk’s Office will conduct a public test of the ExpressVote, DS200 ballot tabulator and Electionware software for Early Voting & Election Day.  The test will take place on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 beginning at 10 a.m. at the elections storage facility in Kearneysville (128 Industrial Blvd, next to sheriff’s office).

This test is open to representatives of the political parties, candidates, the press and the public however, due to current Covid-19 restrictions space may be limited.

By Order of the Honorable

Jacqueline C. Shadle,

Jefferson County Clerk

10/7/1t

Corporation of

Harpers Ferry

Bids for Snow Removal

The Corporation of Harpers Ferry is currently seeking snow plowing/snow removal bids for the 2020-2021 season.

Bidders must be licensed and insured in the State of West Virginia and obtain a business license with the Corporation of Harpers Ferry.  Bidders must be able to respond after an accumulation of 2 inches of snow and continuing per storm and, in a timely manner, to deal with spreading of salt during ice accumulation.

Bidders must be capable of plowing snow and clearing all streets within the Corporation; removal of snow from the sidewalk on Washington Street through High Street; and include with the bid a street clean up sweep at the end of the season.

A list of all equipment and hourly rates shall be included with the bid proposal, including salt spreading equipment.

Maps of the street layout are available at the Harpers Ferry Town Hall.  Bids must be received no later than noon, October 30, 2020.  Please call 304-535-2206 or e mail Clerk@harpersferrywv.us with any questions and/or to submit your bid.

10/7/2t

NOTICE OF

PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing has been scheduled for Tuesday, October 20, at 7:00 p.m. in the Charles Town City Hall Council Chambers, 101 E. Washington Street, Charles Town, WV, by the City of Charles Town Board of Zoning Appeals on the following matter:

Public Hearing – BA-2020-04 – Request by Alan Thomas for variances on maximum sign area allowed for the wall-mounted signs proposed on the building’s front and side façade and canopy/awning standards. The variances requested are from the following sections of the Zoning Ordinance:

Section 1324.06- Table 1324.06A- Standards for Permanent Signs in the GC Zoning Districts- Maximum Sign Area for Wall Signs

Section 1324.06(C)(2)- Valance and Copy Size for Canopy/Awning Signs standards.

The signs are requested on behalf of Arby’s fast-food sandwich restaurant chain, and the property is located at 490 Euclid Avenue and is identified as District 3, Map 7, Parcel 107.  Property is zoned (GC), General Commercial District.  

To access additional information, please visit www.charlestownwv.us. Choose the “Government” tab, and hover over the drop-down menu to select “Agenda and Minutes.” From this page, select “Charles Town Meeting Web Portal” to access the list of meetings.  Select the meeting of interest for further information and click on “Agenda Packet” to review the full application and staff report.  This information will be accessible at the close of business on the Friday prior to the meeting.

 Written comments can be mailed to City Staff at PO Box 14, or dropped off at City Hall at 101 E. Washington St., Charles Town, WV.  Call 304-724-3248 for questions.   Public comments are welcome at the scheduled public hearing.

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Jefferson County Board of Zoning

Appeals Public Hearing

Meeting Date & Time: October 22, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.

Meeting Location: Meeting will be held virtually via ZOOM (video or phone conference options available).

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            All requests are pursuant to the Jefferson County Zoning Ordinance.

FILE #: 20-32-ZV

Request:

Owner:

Parcel Info:    

Variance from Section 10.4B.3 to reduce the front setback from 25’ to 1.5’ for a 64” W x 84” H (38 sf) double-sided pylon (monument) sign.

HDW, LLC

Whale of a Wash, 104 Maddex Square Dr., Shepherdstown, WV

Parcel ID: 09000800150006; Size: .73 ac;

Zoning District: Residential-Light Industrial-Commercial

FILE #: 20-33-ZV

Request:

Owner:

Parcel Info:    

Variance from Section 4.6B.2 to reduce the distance requirement from 75’ to 65’ along the rear property line for an 8’ x 12’ (96 sf) accessory structure (storage shed).

HDW, LLC

Whale of a Wash, 104 Maddex Square Dr., Shepherdstown, WV

Parcel ID: 09000800150006; Size: .73 ac;

Zoning District: Residential-Light Industrial-Commercial

All sites will be posted with a Public Notice placard. Office of Planning & Zoning files may be reviewed during normal business hours or you may view the Agenda Packet online at www.jeffersoncountywv.org.

Questions or Comments may be directed to 116 E. Washington St., Charles Town, WV 25414, zoning@jeffersoncountywv.org or call 304-728-3228.

Witten submissions to the Board must be received no later than one week prior to the meeting for inclusion in their mailed packet.

Any party desiring a transcript of these proceedings will be responsible for providing a stenographer at their own expense.

By Order of the Jefferson County Board of Zoning Appeals

Jeffrey Bannon, Chair

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