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Schools to implement four-day summer workweek

May 23, 2016 Jefferson County Schools (JCS) officials announced that the school district will implement a four-day workweek over the summer for staff members in the maintenance, custodial, mechanics and building... more »»

Greece: Next stop Rhodes

May 23, 2016 Editor’s Note: This is the sixth part of a series sharing my recent travels to Greece. The island of Rhodes is the largest in the Dodecanese island group. more »»

Local authors travel for book signing/empowerment event

May 23, 2016 Two local authors from Shepherdstown, Teresa . more »»

SU professor participates in research published in Science

May 23, 2016 A Shepherd University assistant biology professor is a coauthor of an article that was published in the journal Science. Dr. more »»

Bird Walk on the Blue Ridge set for June 5

May 23, 2016 The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will sponsor a bird walk on the Rolling Ridge Foundation Lands on the Blue Ridge in Jefferson County on Sunday, June 5. The walk will begin at 7:30 a.m. more »»

Audubon Society joins activities

May 23, 2016 The Potomac Valley Audubon Society has joined with the City of Hagerstown and the Washington County Bird Club to organize two sets of summer birding activities at Hagerstown's new Kiwanis Park. more »»

Civil War center to commemorate Memorial Day

May 23, 2016 Shepherd University’s George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War will commemorate Memorial Day by hosting a special event titled “West Virginians at War” on Monday, May 30, from 11 a.m. more »»

Fellowship Cafe starting

May 23, 2016 Asbury United Methodist Church is offering a new and exciting "Noon Day Bible-Reading Fellowship Caf. more »»

Join June 1 Harpers Ferry bird walk

May 23, 2016 The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will sponsor a birding trip to the Virginius Island section of the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park on Wednesday, June 1 at 7 a.m. more »»

Auditions at Apollo for ‘Rock of Ages’

May 23, 2016 The Apollo Civic Theatre in Martinsburg kicks off its 2016-17 season with the area premiere of the musical, “Rock Of Ages.” Auditions will be held June 5, at 2 p.m., and June 6, at 7 p.m. more »»

Cafe Society to discuss potential running mate for Hillary Clinton

May 23, 2016 This past week’s Cafe Society discussion focused on “Who we think will be Donald Trump’s running mate. more »»

Gen Adam Stephen Chapter, NSSAR marked the grave of an American Revolutionary Soldier

May 23, 2016 The Darke-Engle-Romemus graveyard located on the Snyder farm in Shenandoah Junction, was the site of a grave marking and dedication for Patriot and Soldier Philip Engle. more »»

Shepherd stink bug research shows native predators will destroy eggs

May 23, 2016 The journal Biological Control has published a paper on brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) research that a Shepherd University professor and students helped conduct. more »»

Martinsburg Center adds new strategic partner; to host June 16 mixer

May 23, 2016 Shepherd University’s Martinsburg Center has announced the Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce is now a Strategic Alliance Partner. more »»

Shepherdstown Street Fest 2016: Come celebrate Shepherdstown

May 23, 2016 Shepherdstown Street Fest is one of the regions finest festivals that highlights local artisans and musicians alike, and offers activities and entertainment to a crowd of all ages. more »»

Group celebrates National Day of Prayer

May 23, 2016 The National Day of Prayer fell on May 5 and several groups gathered in the county to recognize the event. Shown are individuals who gathered at Ranson City Hall to celebrate the day. more »»

Volunteers needed for Street Fest 2016

May 23, 2016 While area festivals and events abound, there’s often a lot more work being done behind the scenes-usually by dedicated volunteers-that allows events to operate smoothl. more »»

Shepherd receives grant to continue Seeding Your Future STEM program

May 23, 2016 Shepherd University has received an extension of its public outreach grant from the West Virginia Space Consortium to help put on the third annual Seeding Your Future conference for middle school... more »»

Entries sought for annual July 4 parade

May 23, 2016 Planning is well underway for Shepherdstown's 2016 Independence Day parade and community picnic. Both events will be held on Monday, July 4. more »»

Groh named National Merit winner

May 23, 2016 Stephen Groh, son of Stephen and Gina Groh, of Jefferson County, was named a National Merit Scholarship winner the week. more »»

GardenFest set for this weekend

May 23, 2016 Shepherdstown will hold its "GardenFest" this coming weekend (May 21 and 22). more »»


Tuesday Afternoon Sewing Time May 31, 2016

Bring your sewing, knitting, embroidery, even your mending — and let's enjoy each other's company inthe Parlor Room of Trinity Episcopal's Parish House, 1 to 4 p.m. Questions? Call Paula Lelansky at 304-876-2930. more »

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August 5, 2014 Here is photo of a frog that found its way into our garage, but didn't make it out. Crushed before it's time. At least it did't suffer, I think. more »

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