It is better to give than to receive
December 12, 2014 We have all been given this one line advice over the years and there is no time that it is more true than at Christmas! It warms the heart to see so many who are stepping up and giving unselfishly... more »»
In all things give thanks
December 5, 2014 'Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.' (1 Thessalonians 5:18). more »»
Fact checking is good before speaking
November 28, 2014 The title to this week's editorial can be applied each and every day about so many things. Today I apply it to a statement that was put out in a letter to the editor in another publication. more »»
Schools need to step up for students
November 21, 2014 After attending the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce Business Symposium last week with dozens of local high schoolers, some of my personal thoughts on our high schools were confirmed. more »»
Can we just play nice for awhile?
November 7, 2014 Now that the election is over, I have that fleeting wishful thought that we could all get along and just be nice to each other for a little while. I am not optimistic; only hopeful. more »»
Safety is good but mandatory...not so much
October 31, 2014 I saw a recent news blurb about the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issuing a proposed rule requiring all new light vehicles — including cars, SUVs, trucks and vans — to have... more »»
Once again Shepherdstown rallies
October 24, 2014 The sadness felt throughout our community over the past week has, at times, been so overpowering that it is hard to imagine how to overcome it. more »»
It can happen to you
October 17, 2014 As this editorial is written, there are plans for an informational meeting on the use of synthetic drugs to be held tonight (Wednesday) at Washington High School. more »»
Common Core creating a problem
September 12, 2014 As a parent of a freshman at Jefferson High School (as well as a sophomore), I did my parental duty and attended “Meet the Teacher” night last week. more »»
Why not try behavior modification?
August 29, 2014 In reading much of the “research” that has been released in the past week or so on the issue of starting school later for teenagers, I find I am just not fully convinced we should all change... more »»
Some behavior is never acceptable
August 22, 2014 At The Chronicle don't often weigh in on the national issues; however, the activity in Ferguson is brought home to us daily by the news media. And some things just can't go without commen. more »»
Great season, Cannons!
August 11, 2014 What an awesome win for the Charles Town Cannons Tuesday night as they closed out their home field play at Jefferson High's Sager Fiel. more »»