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A Look Back at 2016

December 30, 2016 The top stories of 2016 included everything from snowfall to a short-oived video game craze to a crazy election with surprising results. Join us as we look back at some of the top stories from 20. more »»

Skating and tree selection were yule traditions

December 23, 2016 The ice on the one-acre pond was thick enough to skate away the early-evening hours. Bodies were bundled against the exploring fingers of the cold. more »»

Experts present economic development, innovation talks to business leaders at Shepherd University

December 23, 2016 More than 50 business and community leaders attended a Shepherd University Center for Regional Innovation reception on Thursday, December 15, to hear presentations from Fred White, senior director... more »»

Jefferson High choir provides evening of holiday tunes

December 23, 2016 Chronicle photo by Toni Milbourne Members of the Jefferson High School Pop Singers provided holiday entertainment Tuesday evening at the War Memorial Building during the Shepherdstown Community... more »»

Jefferson Co. BOE looks to minimize redistricting impact

December 23, 2016 The Jefferson County Board of Education will consider changes to the proposed school redistricting plan to reduce the number of students to be relocated to another county school, officials said. more »»

Residents voice concerns over student disruption from proposed school redistricting plan

December 23, 2016 For the second time in four days, residents voiced their concerns about the possible impact the Jefferson County Schools’ proposed resdistricting plan will have on residents’ home values, the... more »»

Residents suggest changes to Jefferson County Schools redistricting plan

December 23, 2016 Editor’s Note: Over the next two pages are three stories on the Redistricting plan. The stories, in order, cover three meetings held by the Board of Education over the plast week. more »»

“John Brown to James Brown – The Little Farm Where Liberty Budded, Blossomed, and Boogied”

December 23, 2016 Every summer weekend for 15 years from 1950 -1965, dozens of young black people from Shepherdstown disappeared into the night. Several hours later they returned, exhausted. more »»

Tickets on sale now for January concert

December 23, 2016 Tickets are on sale now for the second concert of the Friends of Music’s current season, a special Martin Luther King Holiday Concert by the Two Rivers String Quartet. more »»

New Shepherdstown shop offers home decor and so much more

December 23, 2016 Meredith Poffenberger, owner and proprietor of the Marketplace in Sharpsburg, Moore Marketing and Tourism and Shepherdstown Ghost Tours has opened a new office and show room for home decor on S. more »»

A New Dog in Town

December 23, 2016 Chronicle photo by Vanessa McGuigan Shepherdstown Police Officer Todd Epperly introduced Apollo to the Town Council at last week’s Council Meeting. more »»

Daycare Re-wrap helps out families

December 23, 2016 With a room-full of toys, books, gift baskets and clothes, the dedicated staff at Shepherdstown Day Care worked tirelessly to make sure their families have a nice Christmas with their annual... more »»

Antietam bird walk set for Dec. 24

December 23, 2016 The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will sponsor a bird walk along the Final Attack Trail on the Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg, Maryland on Saturday, Dec. 24. more »»

Special message to West Virginians from Sen. Joe Manchin

December 23, 2016 To My Fellow West Virginians: Over the last two weeks, there have been many reports and speculation about my future – ranging from whether I will leave the Senate to join the Trump Administration... more »»

Shepherd to offer Appalachian storytelling class

December 23, 2016 Shepherd University’s Appalachian folk tales and storytelling class featuring award-winning storyteller Adam Booth, a popular course members of the community often take, will be shorter and will... more »»

Handmade Market offers unique gift ideas

December 23, 2016 Chronicle photos by Vanessa McGuigan Folks can find all sorts of unique gifts at the Handmade Market at the Shepherdstown Community Club’s War Memorial Building. more »»

Shepherd to host a summit on improving the state’s economy

December 23, 2016 Shepherd University is hosting a summit on Saturday, March 18, 2017, that will explore how to improve the state's economy. more »»

Annual Fiddle Summit planned for Jan. 6

December 23, 2016 Enjoy a fine evening of fiddle music with astounding accompaniment at this annual showcase concert on Jan. 6 at 8 p.m. more »»

Shoe and Coat Fund garners more dollars than ever before

December 23, 2016 The Jefferson High School AFJROTC program continued this holiday season raising funds for the county’s Shoe and Coat Fund. more »»

Habitat finds home here

December 23, 2016 The Jefferson County Habitat for Humanity officially opened its doors on Monday with a ribbon cutting at their new location, New Street United Methodist Church, 202 W. New Street, Shepherdstown. D. more »»

 
 
 

 

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