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Single-Payer Healthcare Event on June 7

This Thursday, from 6:15 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. at Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church, check out a free workshop on single-payer healthcare led by Mark Dudzic, the director of The Labor Campaign For Single Payer Healthcare. For more information, visit MedicareForAll@epspan.org.

Another American Girl story: Local teacher celebrates one year cancer-free

The Jefferson County Christian Homeschool Co-op's American Girl Class has learned a thing or two about courage during its past two years with teacher Samantha Spitzer.The class, which celebrated the school year's ending last week with a powwow inspired by American Girl character Kayaatonmy, has ...

“Turtleman” Remembers 9/11

Ernie "Turtleman" Brown held a ceremony in remembrance of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, honoring local first responders at the Shepherdstown Fire Department last week.

Freedom’s Run featured on FlipKey.com

FlipKey.com, the vacation rental company of travel leader, TripAdvisor recently published a list of the 2014 Top Marathons & Races Worth Traveling For based on industry research and traveler feedback."We're excited to share with you that Shepherdstown's very own Freedom Run made the ...

Relay For Life 2014

Last weekend's Relay for Life event at Shepherd University raised almost $60,000 for the American Cancer Society."More money is coming in each day and we will continue to move toward our goal of $68,000. The event went very smoothly and I could not be more proud of the committee for planning a ...

Burglaries Under Investigation

The Shepherdstown Police Department is investigating two burglaries that occurred Sunday night at Mellow Moods and Two River Treads, located in the 100 block of West German Street. Forced entry was made at both businesses. The Blue Moon Caf was also a recent victim of a burglary. A pry bar or ...

Songs for Life

Local band, The Rolling Coyotes hope to help 12-year-old Evan Frank bring clean water to South Africa.An "Americana" band, comprised of song-writer Steve Warner, piano and accordion player Elliot Simon, and Andy Mosholder on bass and cello, will perform at a special benefit concert called ...

Hunt Commences after bear is spotted on SU Campus

Members of both the Shepherdstown PD and Shepherd University Police spent the afternoon searching local woods for a black bear, following sightings reported on Shepherd University's campus.Around 2 p.m. the bear was reportedly first spotted near Shepherd University's Admissions Office in ...

West Virginia Safety Alliance hosting Safety Luncheon

West Virginia Safety Alliance is holding a meeting and free luncheon Thursday, March 28 from noon to 2:30 p.m. at the Bavarian Inn & Lodge located at 164 Shepherd Grade Road.The featured speaker is Dan Whiteman of West Virginia University, Safety & Health Extension.The topic is ...