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As fresh as a daisy: New Girl Scout troop takes off in Shepherdstown

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Morgan’s Grove Park provided the perfect location for Daisy Girl Scout Troop 15099 to gather for their first official meeting. The troop, led by Angelina Gray, currently has three members. The troop's current members -- Bella Gray, Sophia Hall and Isabella Orsini -- enjoyed ...

Signs of the times: Political signage posting must follow laws

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- As the November general election draws near, the number of political signs increasing in number, as local residents attempt to encourage voters to select their preferred candidates. The signs pop up nearly everywhere, from yards to shopping center entrances. The signs do fall ...

Oh, deer!

SHEPEHRDSTOWN -- A fawn watches cars pass by on Scrabble Road Saturday afternoon.

Kiwanis Club hosting virtual wine auction

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The Shepherdstown Kiwanis Club has traditionally hosted a wine pairing dinner and auction each September; however, as with many events, COVID-19 restrictions have inhibited the ability to hold the event as usual. The annual wine pairing traditionally includes dinner and wine ...

Stronger With Each Step: Race raises money for suicide prevention

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- About 60 people participated in the Brian O'Neill Jr. Foundation's first annual Stronger With Each Step 5K on Saturday morning. The race was held virtually, allowing participants to run the race route, from the Shepherdstown Public Library to Trough Road. "It definitely was ...

‘And all that jazz’

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Ian Livingston, of Shepherdstown, plays jazz tunes on the trumpet to passersby of McMurran Hall's lawn on Saturday afternoon.

Crushing it: Local man begins free glass recycling program

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Last October, Shepherd University Facilities Management Director Jim King received a $17,305 Recycling Assistance Grant from the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan. The grant covered the cost of starting a new ...