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Shepherdstown Community Club plans work day at Morgan’s Grove Park

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Shepherdstown Community Club members are gearing up for a fall clean-up day at Morgan's Grove Park on Sept. 19. They are seeking assistance from volunteer community members to help spruce up the park and make significant strides in clearing brush and debris."Our big goal will ...

Local author publishes new collection of Danske Dandridge articles

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- In 2004, Justin McHenry graduated from Shepherd University with a bachelor's degree in history. He then followed that degree with one in Appalachian history from West Virginia University.However, it wasn't until four years ago that McHenry's interest in Shepherdstown poet and ...

Lucky’s Barbershop opens in historic Shepherdstown barbershop location

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- After over a decade, 118 East German Street has been returned to its longtime purpose, as a barbershop. On Wednesday, Lucky's Barbershop opened its doors to the public for the first time."It's the perfect spot," said owner and barber Morgan Kwolek, mentioning she chose the ...

GISH: Local resident participates in international scavenger hunt competition

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- On Saturday afternoon, passersby stopped and stared as Creative Procrastinations and Whimsical Necessities owner Emma Casale worked with her friend, Vera Insixiengmay, to craft a wedding dress out of plastic bags in front of her store on German Street. The dress was one of many ...

Migration of the monarch

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- A yellow monarch butterfly drinks nectar from a Zinnia along New Street Saturday afternoon. Next, a monarch butterfly rests on the base of a statue at O'Hurley's General Store on Friday afternoon.

Running with a cause

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Rufus is a four-year-old Golden Retriever who lives in Shepherdstown with Nelson Smith and Paul Garrard. He loves to run on the C&O Canal towpath, but has stayed inside on the treadmill instead, during the recent heat wave. He's a big Shepherd University Rams fan and ...