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‘In the Bleak Midwinter’: Community celebrates winter solstice together

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Whether its called midwinter, the winter solstice, Yule, the Longest Night, the hiemal solstice, Jl, Alban Arthan or the hibernal solstice, the shortest day of the year holds a lot of meaning for many people around the globe.The shortest day of the year took place in the ...

First snow to stick this season

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Cars speed down the newly-cleared Potomac Farms Drive on Monday morning. The snow was the first to stick to the ground this fall, but at 0.09 inches, didn't meet the National Weather Service's requirements of reaching 0.1 inches of snow, to be considered the first snowfall of ...

Yuletide wagon ride

Visitors to Shepherdstown enjoyed a wagon ride as part of the Christmas in Shepherdstown events on Sunday afternoon.

A historic Christmas: SAR reenactors visit Shepherdstown

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- For the Robinson family, history has become much more than a class they were forced to take in school.As visitors flocked to Shepherdstown on Saturday for Christmas in Shepherdstown events and shopping, Marc Robinson, of Inwood, Clay Robinson, of Martinsburg, and Eric Robinson, ...

Victorian Tea spreads holiday cheer

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The Shepherdstown Community Club hosted the Second Annual Victorian Tea in the ballroom of the War Memorial Building on Sunday afternoon.The event highlighted the decorating talents of mother-and-daughter team, Judy Shepherd and Jenny Haynes, as guests sat at tables adorned ...

Town council discusses fee hike proposal, emergency operations plan submission

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The Dec. 10 town council meeting turned into a discussion session, after the suggestion of a raise in fees on residents within the Corporation of Shepherdstown was brought onto the table.While the raise in fees suggested by Mayor Jim Auxer was only minimal, many of the other ...

Toys for Tots

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- A United States Marine accepts cash donations for the Toys for Tots campaign, as community members donate toys in the campaign's box in front of the Shepherdstown Community Club building on Saturday. Toys for children in need will continue to be accepted at the site through Dec. 22.

Doyle discusses focus of upcoming Legislative session

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Delegate John Doyle shared his thoughts on the upcoming Legislative session with more than 60 individuals at his Town Hall meeting in the War Memorial Building on Nov. 4.In his opening remarks, Doyle highlighted what he believes will be the top issues for the session, beginning ...