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Ethanol legislation vote blocked

July 15, 2011 Last month the Senate voted 73-27 on an amendment to abolish ethanol subsidies and tariff protection, but later the overall legislation — to which the ethanol amendment was attached — was blocked. more »»

Healthcare should be available to all

July 8, 2011 John Doyle’s column on June 24 about the Affordable Health Care Act and its potential for West Virginia was very informative and timely. more »»

Street Fest a success thanks to many locals

July 1, 2011 As President of Shepherdstown Street Fest, this title doesn’t mean that I worked the hardest; it only means that I lost the coin toss with Chris Stroech. more »»

UGB, SmartCode needed

June 17, 2011 Josh Stella is a superb public servant who does his homework and thinks things through. He now feels the proposed Urban Growth Boundary gives Shepherdstown no advantages. True, by itself, it does not. more »»

PSC: not consumer friendly or accessible

June 10, 2011 Due to many recent high-profile cases, the West Virginia Public Service Commission has become common dinner table talk in the mountain state. more »»

Planning chair explains position on UGB, annexation

June 10, 2011 I noticed that The Chronicle pointed out my position has changed on the Urban Growth Boundary from last year to this and wanted to explain why my position has changed. more »»

June 2

June 4, 2011 Middle and High School students should have a later time to start school. Studies show that there are many factors that affect teenagers’ ability to sleep. more »»

Title 9 allowed local project

May 19, 2011 As the chair of the Planning Commission and a member of Town Council, I was pleased to read the short editorial on our voting for the approval of solar panels for the Hitt’s projec. more »»

Simon skewed my proposal

May 19, 2011 In a letter to The Chronicle on May 13, Elliot Simon misrepresented my proposal, first presented in The Chronicle back in July and discussed in many print and audio forums since, to change West... more »»

A real-life Paul Bunyon

May 19, 2011 I was raised in the Pacific Northwest and from my earliest years heard many tales about Paul Bunyan and Babe, his blue o. more »»

Position is not needed

May 12, 2011 I would like to offer some thoughts regarding Delegate John Doyle’s recent column in The Shepherdstown Chronicle where he proposes the creation of the Office of Lieutenant Governor. more »»

Nation should come together

May 12, 2011 Nearly a decade after 9/11, we were startled out of our daily life by the death of Osama bin Laden. Immediately after 9/11, we looked to each other for comfort and support. more »»

Right to vote is important

May 12, 2011 After I voted early for the gubernatorial candidate of my choice, I walked out of the annex in Martinsburg and saw a man looking at the “vote early here” sign. more »»

Panhandle needs big voter turnout

May 6, 2011 The Eastern Panhandle needs a large voter turnout. Because the election is being held on a Saturday it is a growing concern that there may be a low turnout. more »»

Resident against foot bridge

April 30, 2011 I am Judy Shanholtz. I live at 207 Rocky St. more »»

American nears edge of default

April 21, 2011 During his presidency, George W. Bush increased the national debt from $5.95 trillion to $9.815 trillion by the end of his term. more »»

Many thanks goes to center

April 15, 2011 Saturday, April 9 was to be Potomac Valley Audubon’s 10th annual “This Race is for the Birds!”, a trail race and kids’ fun run held as a fundraiser in support of our youth programs. more »»

The U.S. must help when asked

April 15, 2011 The Libyan people rose up against their dictatorial and murderous president, and asked for world help to overthrow the tyrant and establish a democracy in Libya, but the world, including the U.S. more »»

Delegate speaks out about letter

April 15, 2011 It was with amazement that I read the letter from Patricia Rucker in the April 8 edition of The Chronicl. more »»

The action in Libya is needed

April 15, 2011 To all who oppose the action in Libya: I say you’re “unpatriotic.” “Support the President.” “Partisanship stops at the border. more »»



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