Shepherdstown Chronicle, 22 Jan 2017 08:55:07 EDTSun, 22 Jan 2017 08:55:07 EDT's time to take a break I write this editorial, it is Wednesday before the upcoming innauguration of our 45th President. To say that it will be a controversial day is to say the sky is blue. Controversy does not begin to describe what is going on in our natio.Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EDTLessons in diplomacy needed old saying that "You catch more flies with honey than vinegar," is one that can definitely be applied to politicians.Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EDTNo words can describe we start the new year, it is often a time of reflection and resolutions. This year, for our community, it is also a year of remembering a man who gave so much to this area in so many ways.Fri, 6 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EDTYes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus I share this editorial written in 1897 with you this week as we celebrate Christmas. My mentor in this business made a point to share this each year and I find comfort in continuing that tradition here at the Chronicle.Fri, 23 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EDTTiming is wrong for redistricting Jefferson County Board of Education is focused on redistricting several hundred students to best meet space needs of the county. We are the first to agree that redistricting is a necessary evil.Fri, 16 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EDT