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Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times, covering topics on culture and politics. Originally from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Jessica graduated from the University of Florida where she received a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's degree in mass communication.

During her time at University of Florida, she worked as an associate editor for The Gainesville Sun and interned at Entercom Communications. In 2011, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times' digital aggregation product, Times247. She can be reached at jchasmar@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Jessica Chasmar

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Psychic Sylvia Browne dies at 77

Psychic Sylvia Browne, who appeared regularly on "The Montel Williams Show" and "Larry King Live," has passed away. She was 77. Published November 20, 2013

**FILE** A girl sits on a Newtown bus leaving the new Sandy Hook Elementary School after the first day of classes in Monroe, Conn., on Jan. 3, 2013. The Sandy Hook students started that day in their new school, formerly called Chalk Hill School in Monroe. It was renamed Sandy Hook Elementary and overhauled especially for the students from the Sandy Hook School shooting. (Associated Press)

School board member-elect called to resign after Newtown comment

A newly-elected school board member in a town bordering Newtown, Conn., has been called to resign after he posted on Facebook that he would buy his friends gun ammunition during the 26 days of kindness event meant to honor Sandy Hook victims. Published November 20, 2013

Pedestrians and bicyclists cross a bridge over a canal in the center of Amsterdam on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013. (AP Photos/Margriet Faber)

Alcoholics paid 5 cans of beer a day to clean up Amsterdam

As a way to keep alcoholics from causing a nuisance in Amsterdam's Oosterpark, the Rainbow Foundation Project is using government grants and donations to pay the troublemakers in beer and tobacco to clean up the city. Published November 19, 2013