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Celebrate Halloween with 3rd annual 'Boofest'

October 9, 2015 The historic town of Shepherdstown will celebrate Halloween this year with its third annual "BooFest." The BooFest will begin the evening of Oct. more »»

Cafe Society to discuss the creation of the state of West Virginia

October 9, 2015 The Cafe Society, a part of Shepherd University’s Lifelong Learning Program will hold its next discussion on Oct. 13. The time and location for this week’s discussion will again be changed. more »»

Holiday Closing

October 9, 2015 Town Hall business offices will be closed on Monday, Oct. 12 in observance of Columbus Day. Trash collection will be on Tuesday and resume normal schedule for the remainder of the week. more »»

Storytelling event set

October 9, 2015 Susanna “Granny Sue” Holstein will present an evening of haunted Appalachian stories and ballads. more »»

Experience Freedom's Run

October 9, 2015 The 7th annual Freedom's Run features a marathon, half marathon, 10K, 5K and kid's run. Experience Harpers Ferry, Shepherdstown, the C & O Canal and the challenging hills of Antietam. more »»

Annual book sale coming to town

October 2, 2015 Shepherdstown Community Club will hos ttheir legendary book sale at the War Memorial Building beginning Oct. 15. The sale hours start with Thursday evening's wine and cheese reception from 6 to 8 p. more »»

Streetfest earnings go to charity

October 2, 2015 Presentation of $1,500 Shepherdstown Street Fest 2015 check to Shepherdstown Day Care Director Patty Martineau Also pictured are newly elected president of SSF Bob Keel, maintenance coordinator Bil... more »»

Freedom's Run coming Oct. 10

October 2, 2015 The scenic rolling hills of the lower Shenandoah Valley, as well as four of the country's most historic national parks, will be the setting at the Freedom's Run Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K and... more »»

Shepherd celebrates homecoming week activities September 22-26

September 18, 2015 Shepherd University will honor assistant football coach Wayne Wilson as alumnus of the year during homecoming on Saturday, Sept. 26. more »»

Cafe Society to discuss John Brown, a Murderer or Martyr?

September 18, 2015 The Cafe Society, a part of Shepherd University’s Lifelong Learning Program will hold its next discussion on Sept. 22. more »»

Man charged after allegedly threatening officer, sneaking pot into regional jail

September 11, 2015 A Shepherdstown man was charged with multiple offenses after police allegedly found him sleeping on the shoulder of Shepherdstown Road near Eagle School Road in Berkeley County. At 2:15 a.m. more »»

250th Anniversary, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 1765-2015

September 11, 2015 During the Civil War, life in Shepherdstown was far from normal. Even the publication of the local newspaper was discontinued. Historians are not sure how many times the town changed hands. more »»

Unique brew pub makes welcome addition in Shepherdstown

September 11, 2015 If the inside of the long-awaited Town Run Brewing Company looks like a great place to bring one's family, it's because owners, Todd Cotgreave and Jessie Shanholtz designed it that way. more »»

Art exhibit slated

September 4, 2015 Original prints and tiles by TeMahoa Love will appear at The Bridge Gallery Sept 12- Oct 3. An opening reception for the showing is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 12, from 6-8 p.m. more »»

Industrial Espionage

August 28, 2015 Editor's Note: We re-run this story from March 2012 in memory and honor of Patrinka Kelch, owner of the Shepherd Grist Mill. Patrinka passed away last week at Jefferson Medical Center. more »»

Cafe Society to discuss citizenship

August 21, 2015 The Cafe Society, a part of Shepherd University’s Life Long Learning Program will hold its next discussion on Aug. 25. The focus will be on the rights and responsibilities inherent in U.S. more »»

Peach Festival

August 21, 2015 Members of New Street United Methodist Church stand ready to serve everything peach during Saturday's annual Peach Festival. Treats including everything from peach crisp to peach ice cream. more »»

Shepherd University students serve community

August 21, 2015 Shepherd University students could be seen all about the county on Tuesday, providing services for area non-profit agencies. more »»

Schedule for 3rd annual Shepherdstown DogFest Weekend

August 14, 2015 Aug. 15 – 16 DogFest hours will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. All activities are free. Most will be held on King Street between German and High Streets, which will be closed to vehicle traffic. more »»

Community Club happenings

August 7, 2015 The Shepherdstown Community Club will host their monthly dinner meeting on Aug. 18. A three-course dinner and program for $20 will be held in the War Memorial Building, (201 E. German S. more »»


Tuesday Afternoon Sewing Time October 13, 2015

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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NO PAIN,no pain

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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