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A Handmade Christmas: Community comes out for early holiday shopping

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Morgan's Grove Park swarmed with shoppers on Saturday, as they took advantage of a local opportunity to begin Christmas shopping a week before the Christmas season commenced. Thirty-seven local artists, seamstresses, crafters and chefs set up booths along the gravel road ...

A weekend of fine art: Art Market features work of Shepherd University students

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The rising number of coronavirus cases in the Eastern Panhandle has been reflected among Shepherd University's students and staff, forcing the university to make serious changes over the last month, including closing the Wellness Center and only allowing its facilities to be ...

SAIL presents Third Annual Community Service Award in annual meeting

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Since the beginning of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Michele Goldman has been working to make a difference in her community, by organizing the Community Organizations Active in Disasters and helping to lead the Eastern Panhandle Campaign for Masks. The campaign has helped educate ...

SCC annual meeting quietly routine

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Members of the Shepherdstown Community Club gathered last week for their annual meeting, which was projected live via Facebook for those who chose not to attend in person. Despite some technical difficulties, each club member received a summary of the meeting’s ...

Panel discusses Legend of Wizard Clip

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- James Broomall, director of the George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War, recently held a Zoom panel discussion on the Legend of Wizard Clip on Nov. 11. Serving on the panel with Broomall was Ben Bankhurst, assistant professor of history at Shepherd University; ...

Election elation

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Community members celebrate Joe Biden winning the electoral college and popular vote in front of McMurran Hall on Saturday afternoon.

In ‘Stitches’: Exhibit features fiber-based political cartoons

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- While many art galleries have remained closed over the past few months, due to coronavirus-related social distancing concerns, one local gallery recently reopened its doors to the public, with a new exhibit and in a new location. KimoPics Gallery, owned by photographer Kimo ...