Perseverance despite shutdown
October 14, 2013 Kudos to Freedom's Run organizers who are moving ahead with the annual event despite the childish behavior of our federal government in continuing with the shutdown of the area's national parks. more »»
A moment frozen in time
September 13, 2013 It is Sept. 11 that I pen these words and in doing, remember the day 12 years ago when events took place that we thought would never happen on American soil. more »»
Shouldn't we err on the side of caution?
September 6, 2013 An incident that happened in Jefferson County last week left many parents, your editor included, wondering exactly what the Jefferson County board of Education was thinking. more »»
Commercialism on a grand scale
August 30, 2013 Let me start by saying that I love Christmas! It is nearly September and I have already begun storing some gifts as I try to space out shopping to make it more affordable. more »»
Who's reality is this?
August 23, 2013 Each month I write a check to Comcast for cable television and shake my head in wonder at why I continue to do it. more »»
It's not just respect, it's the law
July 26, 2013 Unfortunately, I attended two funerals last week and was saddened at the behavior of drivers who showed little or no respect for the funeral procession making its way to the cemetery. more »»
Streetfest offers economic boom to town
July 5, 2013 With beautiful weather Saturday, along with a phenomenal job of organizing the annual Streetfest event, Shepherdstown saw an influx of thousands of people on German Street. more »»
Adventure packed weekend ahead
June 14, 2013 With weather forecasters indicating a beautiful weekend, we encourage you to make plans now to travel out to at least two events taking place this weekend. more »»
PSC making the right move
June 7, 2013 We are extremely glad to see that the Public Service Commission for stepping up to investigate the practices of Potomac Ediso. more »»
Nothing is more important than family
May 31, 2013 Coming from a large family (6 boys and 7 girls), I know that it is often the norm to have battles going with one sibling or another and to not see or talk to each other as often as we should. more »»
Are you ready for some baseball?
May 24, 2013 For those out there who are not aware, Jefferson County now serves as the home for the Charles Town Cannons, a team in the Valley Baseball League. more »»