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Survivor Stories: Local woman shares journey from diagnosis to reconstruction

October 13, 2017 To look at Amy Childers, you wouldn’t assume this petite, artsy wife, mother and resident of what she describes as “hipster Mayberry” has a lot of fight to he. more »»

Council approves Christmas celebration

October 13, 2017 As the monthly meeting of the Corporation of Shepherdstown Town Council commenced Tuesday evening, many items padded the agenda. more »»

Town to resume glass recycling in spring

October 13, 2017 Shepherdstown maintains its commitment to good environmental practices by reinstating a glass recycling program. more »»

Woodshedders return to Opera House Live

October 13, 2017 The Woodshedders return to the stage of the Shepherdstown Opera House tonight. more »»

Local student to jazz it up in Disney

October 13, 2017 SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — Jefferson High School senior Matt Holmes will be on his way to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, to serve as the sole bass player in the National Association for Music... more »»

Fundraiser nets more than $3K for library

October 13, 2017 Over the years, the “Left of the Bank” fundraiser has done its part in generating monies for the Shepherdstown Public Library. This year’s event was no exceptio. more »»

Sharing a Legacy

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#StopSuicide: Annual ‘Out of the Darkness’ walk to raise awareness for suicide prevention

October 6, 2017 Support, awareness, education and encouragement are some of the reasons people will participate in the Out of Darkness suicide and prevention walk taking place on Saturday, Oct. 14 at 4 p.m. more »»

‘Legendary’ book sale to kick off Thursday

October 6, 2017 As community events go, the Shepherdstown Community Club’s annual book sale is legendry. Part of the reason for that legendary status is due to the massive quantity of books donated. more »»

‘Looking’ exhibit examines ‘Appalachia’

October 6, 2017 Roger May is often soft spoken man and not the type of person you would see starting a visual movement to make change. more »»

Program looks to ‘nourish’ literacy through meals

October 6, 2017 The Shepherdstown Public Library is partnering with members of the community who wish to support the library on a monthly basis through an ongoing, sustainable system called the Nourishing Literacy... more »»

Forum discusses opioid epidemic

October 6, 2017 HARPERS FERRY — In an effort to get people talking and sharing ideas, a Harpers Ferry group, In Pursuit of Happiness, hosted a deliberative dialogue open forum on the issue of the opioid epidemic... more »»

Author talks homelessness, education

October 6, 2017 As New York Times Bestselling author Liz Murray took the stage for the Shepherd University Common Reading Program, it was difficult to see her as anything but successful and educated. more »»

Area woman among Las Vegas shooting victims

October 6, 2017 MARTINSBURG — Denise Salmon Burditus, 50, of Martinsburg, was killed Sunday when a man opened fire on the audience of an outdoor country music concert in Las Vegas. more »»

‘Left of the Bank’ to use rhyme, prose to help library

September 29, 2017 Now in its 13th year, the “Left of the Bank” fundraiser has become a cultural staple in Shepherdstown. more »»

Freedom’s Run set to invade town on Saturday

September 29, 2017 For the ninth year, Saturday’s annual Freedom’s Run is bringing people from all over the world to Shepherdstown. more »»

Celebrating Heritage

September 29, 2017 The 42nd annual Mountain Heritage Arts & Crafts Festival on Sept. 23 at Sam Michael’s Park in Harpers Ferry. more »»

SAIL on ‘Village to Village’ cutting edge

September 29, 2017 Shepherdstown Area Independent Living (SAIL) hosted a gathering at Erma Ora Byrd Hall on Monday for a special webinar commemorating the 15th anniversary of the birth of the Village to Village... more »»

Planning, participation and pot luck for SCC

September 29, 2017 The Shepherdstown Community Club held an open forum meeting and free pot luck dinner on Tuesday to get ideas for breathing new life into the organization. more »»

Constitution Day speaker addresses fiscal inequality

September 29, 2017 On Sept. 17, Constitution Day was celebrated nationally and locally. The date is set for remembering and honoring one of the most important founding documents in the country’s history. more »»

Veterans group has long history, looks to future

September 28, 2017 HARPERS FERRY — The Harpers Ferry-Bolivar District Veterans saw their start in July of 1986 when Bradley Nash, then mayor of Harpers Ferry, asked local veteran Jack Albertson to form and head a... more »»


Bridge group to meet every Wednesday October 18, 2017

Beginning and intermediate Bridge players are invited to join an informal group meeting every Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Trinity Episcopal Church. All are welcome and walk-ins are encouraged. For more information, contact 876-2661 or 876-0751. 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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