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Charles Washington honored with plaque, day of recognition

September 21, 2018 CHARLES TOWN -- Happy Retreat, the home of Charles Washington, founder of Charles Town, was the site of a celebration honoring the county's forefather on Saturday, as members of the Daughters of the... more »»

 
 
 
Shepherdstown church brings opioid crisis to the forefront

September 21, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Trinity Episcopal Church in Shepherdstown has realized that awareness of the opioid epidemic in the United States, and in the local community, needs be championed. more »»

Fix It: Healthcare at the Tipping Point stirs crowd

September 21, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- As the 38-minute film "Fix It: Healthcare at the Tipping Point" came to a close, Popular Resistance Co-Director Dr. more »»

Back to the Disco Days: CASA-EP to host '70s Disco Party

September 21, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Court Appointed Special Advocates-Eastern Panhandle founder Valerie Smith may have stepped away from the 501 (c)(3) nonprofit's board for 10 years, but she returned last year after... more »»

Community members clean up James Rumsey Bridge during 24th Annual Day of Caring

September 21, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Across the Eastern Panhandle, over 1,000 volunteers spent Sept. more »»

Craft Beer and Music Festival held at Happy Retreat

September 14, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The third annual Craft Beer and Music Festival to benefit Happy Retreat in Charles Town went on as scheduled Saturday, despite periods of rainfall throughout the day. more »»

'Remembering the Violence of Antietam' commemorates the Battle of Antietam

September 14, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- On Sept. 17, 1862, the Confederate and Union armies converged in Sharpsburg, Maryland, to wage the Battle of Antietam. more »»

Cooking for a cause: Fish and Chicken Fry raises money for Helen Branson Memorial Fund

September 14, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Page-Jackson High School, Jefferson County's first publicly funded school for African Americans students, may no longer exist, but the school's memory still lives on in the hearts o... more »»

'Frankenstein' turns 200

September 14, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Mary Shelley published her most famous novel, "Frankenstein," on Jan. 1, 1818. more »»

"Path to the Pulitzer" completes tour with stop in Shepherdstown

September 14, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Statehouse reporter Eric Eyre was surprised when he walked into his newspaper office one day and was handed the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting, for his Charleston... more »»

New Street UMC hosts All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast

September 14, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Friends and community members gathered at New Street United Methodist Church for its All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast. more »»

Hot Monkey's BIG Chili Cook-Off raises almost $5,000 for cystic fibrosis research

September 7, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- After kicking off her junior year as an elementary education major at WVU, Faith Stone was excited to once again man the baked goods table at the 16th annual Hot Monkey's BIG Chili... more »»

The Light of the Child Montessori School begins school year in new location

September 7, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The Light of the Child Montessori School, LLC, returned to its original home at 110 North King Street on May 31, and, according to founder and principal Suzanne Frund, is excited to... more »»

Shepherd University kicking off athletics club with Sept. 14 launch party

September 7, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Over a year-and-a-half ago, Shepherd University Associate Dean of Athletics Chauncey Winbush realized the athletics department needed to find new avenues of revenue to support its... more »»

September Under the Sun

September 7, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- A few sunflowers along Princess Street soak up the sun on Monday afternoon, enjoying a break from the weekend's rainy weather. more »»

Rockwool hosts open houses to provide answers

August 31, 2018 HARPERS FERRY -- Over a few days, Rockwool hosted open house sessions at the Jefferson County Community Center to share information about the plant they are constructing at the former Jefferson... more »»

New students excited about transitioning to college life at Shepherd

August 31, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Lugging heavy boxes stuffed with everything from printers to sneakers into their dorms, Shepherd University's freshmen and transfer students experienced an easy move-in day on Aug. more »»

Shepherd University Convocation challenges students to get the most out of their college experience

August 31, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Freshmen, transfer students, faculty and staff crowded into the Butcher Center Friday morning, for Shepherd University's annual convocation ceremon. more »»

Back to School

August 31, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- A school bus makes its rounds in downtown Shepherdstown on the first day of school in Jefferson County. more »»

Storyteller Corinne Stavish discusses what happens "When Good People Do Something"

August 24, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Storyteller and Lawrence Technological University Professor Corinne Stavish personally knows what the devastating result of the Holocaust looked like. more »»

Paws Crossed Dog Rescue Bazaar and Raffle raises money to benefit dog rescue

August 24, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Hosted in Shepherd University's Wellness Center, the Second Annual Paws Crossed Dog Rescue Bazaar and Raffle raised money and awareness for Paws Crossed Dog Rescue on Saturday... more »»

 
 

Tuesday Afternoon Sewing Time September 25, 2018

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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