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'Happy Birthday Walt': Shepherdstown celebrates Whitman's 200th birthday with poetry, cake

June 7, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- On May 31, 1819, Walt Whitman was born in Long Island, New York. more »»

 
 
 
CATF company welcomed to Shepherdstown for 2019 season

June 7, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- "The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience," Emily Dickinson once wrote. more »»

A 'sweet' smell

May 31, 2019 Victor Triolo, left, of Shepherdstown, helps Shepherdstown Sweet Shop Bakery owner Pam Berry plant flowers outside of her business on Friday. more »»

'This Place Matters': Evolve hosts grand opening to first art exhibit

May 31, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Evolve's first art show, which opened on Friday evening, is focused on highlighting the beauty of Shepherdstown, in connection with a national campaign held in May by the National... more »»

'Fibers of Defiance' exhibit discusses political issues in America

May 31, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- As visitors to town took advantage of a long weekend last Friday through Monday, many of them wandered into a new exhibit in the War Memorial Building. more »»

Be a whistleblower: A local veteran shares her story

May 31, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Three years after Carol and Kimo Williams met at Boston, Massachusett's Berklee College of Music in 1975, they decided to enlist and join the United States Army Band. more »»

Local fisherman catches 23-inch long trout

May 24, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN — David J. Poe, of Shepherdstown, is an avid trout fisherman in Rocky Marsh Stream, which flows into the Potomac River. The spring, David . more »»

Friday Night Painters exhibit fill War Memorial Building with local scenes

May 24, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- From left, sisters Tina Jacobs, of Hedgesville, and Karla Donock, of Vienna, Virginia, enjoy the art of Shepherdstown's Friday Night Painters, during the exhibit in the War Memorial... more »»

'Inspired by nature': PVAS continues to promote conservation education in Eastern Panhandle

May 24, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Although many community members are aware of the Potomac Valley Audubon Society, the breadth of its work may not be so well-known. more »»

Día de Muertos discussed, during May Speak Story Series

May 24, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The Speak Story Series scheduled their storyteller on May 14 at just the right tim. more »»

April showers bring May flowers

May 17, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Purple alliums bloom along Duke Street on Friday afternoon. more »»

Making sure it's a 'Happy Mother's Day': Community members make gift bags for mothers in need

May 17, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- When Michelle Kwiatkowski put her first gift bags together for homeless and teen mothers four years ago, she never anticipated it becoming a major community event. more »»

Protesters' Rights Training educates community members on First Amendment rights

May 17, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- ACLU-WV Legal Director Loree Stark, left, and ACLU-WV Executive Director Joseph Cohen talk to a room of 33 people about their protesters' rights, based upon the First Amendment, in... more »»

Bookin' it: FOSL Book Sale raises funds to support community literacy

May 17, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- "A book worth reading is a book worth buying," according to English art critic John Ruskin. more »»

Cap and gown: 701 degrees conferred at Shepherd University's 146th commencement

May 17, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Shepherd University celebrated its 146th commencement on Saturday, conferring 640 baccalaureate degrees and 61 graduate degrees during ceremonies held in the Butcher Center and Fran... more »»

'The League of Wives': Learning the untold story of the wives of MIA, POW soldiers in Vietnam

May 10, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- "The National League has always been nonpolitical, nonpartisan, but at the end of the war in 1972-1973, they started to splinter. more »»

Shepherdstown Tree City USA celebration commemorates Arbor Day, May Day

May 10, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Gathering around a Purpleleaf Plum Tree from the West Virginia Division of Forestry, community members celebrated Shepherdstown's continued designation as a Tree City USA by McMurra... more »»

16th Annual Children's Benefit Auction raises funds for local schools

May 10, 2019 SHENANDOAH JUNCTION -- On Friday night, the Shepherdstown Kiwanis Club held its 16th Annual Children's Benefit Auction at Wildwood Middle School, featuring a silent auction and a live auction led by... more »»

It's a doggy-dog world: DogFest 2019 descends on Shepherdstown

May 10, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- As the Seventh Annual DogFest descended on Shepherdstown over the weekend, dogs roamed along King Street, splashing in paddle pools and snacking on gourmet treats. more »»

New Street UMC hosts Pancake Breakfast

May 3, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Left, Jefferson High School senior Jackie Speck holds her plate out for Judy Pitzer to ladle out some gravy, during New Street United Methodist Church's pancake breakfast Saturday... more »»

Vietnam vets discuss war during SAIL luncheon

May 3, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The Vietnam War may have ended on April 30, 1975, but for some local residents, the memories of the war continue to this day. more »»

 
 

Tuesday Afternoon Sewing Time June 18, 2019

Bring your sewing, knitting, embroidery, even your mending — and let's enjoy each other's company inthe Parlor Room of Trinity Episcopal's Parish House, 1 to 4 p.m. Questions? Call Paula Lelansky at 304-876-2930. more »

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