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New Street UMC's Peach Festival a community affair

August 17, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- New Street United Methodist Church has held its annual Peach Festival for over 10 years, and every year, the festival's popularity has grown. more »»

 
 
 
Taking its tonics to the next level: Tonic opens shop online

August 17, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Now that the Contemporary American Theater Festival tourists are gone and the school year is about to begin, many local shops are hoping to support themselves during the slow... more »»

Hood College professor teaches community about the "Joys of Journaling"

August 17, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- After each attendee picked up a free journal and took time to study a few examples of journals before sitting down at a table, Hood College Professor Kathleen Bands passed around... more »»

Local Boy Scout builds Little Free Libraries to gain Eagle Scout rank

August 17, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- It started with the Shepherdstown Community Club's Annual Legendary Book Sale in Oct. 2016. more »»

'Lost Pages of the Codex Americanus' open house draws crowd

August 10, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Dozens of community members clustered together in The Bridge Gallery for the "Lost Pages of the Codex Americanus" art exhibit open house on Saturday afternoon. more »»

Local families, educators learn about Back to School Strategies for those dealing with ASD

August 10, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- One in 59 children are on the autism spectrum, according to an April 26, 2018 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. more »»

Shepherdstown Street Fest 2018 donates $10,000 to local charities

August 10, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The Potomac Valley Audubon Society and the Shepherdstown Public Library each received $5,000 donations from the proceeds of Shepherdstown Street Fest, during the 2018 Check Ceremony... more »»

Soaking up the sun

August 10, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- A Rose of Sharon bush enjoys the sunshine Saturday afternoon, following several days of rain. more »»

Ten years later: Brian and Sylvia Ellsworth share Mason's journey

August 3, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Brian Ellsworth remembers July 23, 2008 well. At approximately 3 p.m., he was on the phone with a supplier, getting ready for the school year rush at Ellsworth Music. more »»

Lesson on flooding comes at appropriate time

August 3, 2018 CHARLES TOWN -- The Jefferson County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management welcomed Jason Elliott, senior service hydrologist with the National Weather Service, to share information o... more »»

Summer interns find new ways to share historical content with the Byrd Center's online audience

August 3, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Every year, two of Shepherd University's rising seniors within the Historic Preservation and Public History Department receive a paid summer internship at the Robert C. Byrd Cent. more »»

'An Evening with Congressional Historians' celebrates Ray Smock's legacy

August 3, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- "An Evening with Congressional Historians" may have been focused on raising money to fund the Robert C. more »»

Back Alley Botany brings organic garden flower arrangements to town

August 3, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- While the humid summer heat is driving many people indoors, Candace DeLong is weathering through the heat and devoting her free time to trimming and tending her organic flower... more »»

Library Children's Department 'Act It Out' as Summer Reading Program comes to an end

August 3, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Shepherdstown Public Library Children's Librarian Christy Hagerty spent the morning of July 24 teaching local children how to "Act It Out. more »»

The Shepherdstown Public Library within $110,000 of fundraising goal

August 3, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- During the "Paint a Spine" event in front of the Shepherdstown Public Library on July 25, Jean Neely -- a member of the library's building project fundraising committee -- painted i... more »»

'Seizing the Moment' showcases local talent in four-day art exhibit

August 3, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Taking advantage of the last weekend of the Contemporary Arts Theater Festival, the "Seizing the Moment" four-day art exhibit drew locals and visitors alike into the War Memorial... more »»

Community comes for cakes, cookies and cars to Shepherdstown Volunteer Fire Department

July 27, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Motorists driving past Shepherdstown Volunteer Fire Department Friday evening were treated to the beautiful sight of polished entries at the department's car show. more »»

Lee Sellars discusses acting and his 11th season with CATF

July 27, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Contemporary American Theater Festival actor Lee Sellars may have scored Broadway, television, theater and movie roles throughout his career, but his success hasn't warped his... more »»

Civic Education Series brings state representatives to Byrd Center to discuss redistricting

July 27, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Delegate John Overington, speaker pro tempore of the the West Virginia House of Delegates; West Virginia senator and chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee Charles Trump; and West... more »»

John Splaine discusses media literacy during SAIL Brown Bag Luncheon

July 27, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Why do modern news and media consumers struggle with identifying fake news? What aspect of media consumption is causing Americans' polarization from one another? Lifelong Learning... more »»

The Bavarian Inn adds summer updates, anticipates opening of Bavarian Brothers Brewing

July 27, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- This summer, The Bavarian Inn has taken on several projects to update its dining experience. more »»

 
 

Tuesday Afternoon Sewing Time August 21, 2018

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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August 5, 2014 Here is photo of a frog that found its way into our garage, but didn't make it out. Crushed before it's time. At least it did't suffer, I think. more »

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