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A pit bull’s paradise

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Deanna Bailey walks her daughter's seven-year-old Brindle pit bull terrier, Skwiss, around Shepherdstown on Saturday afternoon.

Lifelong Learning program to open spring semester with virtual preview event

SHEPHERDSTOWN — Shepherd University’s Lifelong Learning program kicks off its spring semester March 15 with a series of classes and brown bag lectures that run through May 7. Due to COVID-19 health concerns, all classes and lectures will occur online using the Zoom platform. A course ...

Operation Cookie Box

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- JoAnn McCormack, of Shepherdstown, selects a box of Girl Scout cookies for donation to Troop 15099 co-leader Katie Hall to place in an Operation Cookie Box for donation to Shepherdstown first responders on Saturday afternoon. Customers could either purchase cookies for their ...

Shepherdstown stations

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Shepherdstown's first ROCS Convenience Store gets close to completion along Martinsburg Pike, in this photograph from last Friday. The store is currently accepting online job applications. It is one of two new gas stations being planned for Shepherdstown this year, with land ...

Creating for a cause: 8×8 Create! auction to benefit library

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The Friends of the Shepherdstown Library (FOSL) will be holding a virtual art show and auction, 8x8 Create!, featuring the donated work of local artists and crafters of all ages, from Feb. 19 to Feb. 27 at 6 p.m. Local residents were able to donate to the fundraiser, by ...

Community club anticipates busy park season

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- As snow lays heavy on the fields of Morgan’s Grove Park, members of the Shepherdstown Community Club are looking ahead to warmer days when the park will be a hub of activity. Several events have already made their way onto the club’s calendar, involving brightening up the ...

CATF, sorority partner together to highlight racial inequality in schools

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- In honor of this month being Black History Month, the Contemporary American Theater Festival and Eastern Panhandle Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. banded together to hold a film showing and discussion of "Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools" on ...