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‘Fat Tuesday’ is the day for pancakes

February 16, 2018 Citizen’s Fire Company in Charles Town kept with tradition on Shrove Tuesday, holding its annual Pancake Day fundraising even. more »»

 
 
 
Bill permitting guns on university campuses advances

February 16, 2018 A bill that could allow students and faculty members to carry guns on state university campuses was approved Friday by the West Virginia House Education Committe. more »»

Jefferson teachers ‘Walk In’ to protest

February 16, 2018 Last Friday, teachers all around Jefferson County participated in a “Walk In,” during which they gathered together before school began to wave posters and draw public attention to rising insurance... more »»

Young professionals discuss working in W. Va.

February 16, 2018 “The Struggle to Stay” has become somewhat of a catchphrase among the younger generation of West Virginians. more »»

Council approves events, allocates project money

February 16, 2018 Town Council met Tuesday at its regularly scheduled monthly meeting. Several familiar events were approved for the upcoming spring month. more »»

County challenged to meet requests

February 16, 2018 Jefferson County Commissioners began the week talking dollars; on Monday they spent their day hearing from multiple departments seeking dollars from the county’s annual budge. more »»

Loss of Knott leaves hole in community

February 16, 2018 Jefferson County lost an active member of the community on Feb. 5, with the passing of Shepherdstown resident Bernard W. Knott. In 1970, he married the love of his life, Adele Abrahamson. more »»

Shepherdstown resident helps with hurricane devastation recovery in St. Thomas

February 9, 2018 It’s been five months since the U.S. Virgin Islands were slammed with back-to-back hurricanes, and there are still many people displaced and areas without power. more »»

County holds budget process forum

February 9, 2018 On Tuesday evening, the Jefferson County Commission held an informational forum in conjunction with the League of Women Voters to help educate interested citizens on the county’s budget process. more »»

Workshop aims to help future of Morgan’s Grove trees

February 9, 2018 The Shepherdstown Community Club partnered with the Potomac Valley Audubon Society to learn the basics of tree pruning from local master naturalist Shawn Walker, owner of Trees 101. more »»

Board of Ed purchases land near Shepherdstown

February 9, 2018 The Jefferson County Board of Education announced last week that it has closed the deal on a land purchase near Shepherdstown. more »»

Caring Cupboard provides meals for children in need

February 2, 2018 Compassion for hungry children is what motivates members of St. more »»

A night of music

February 2, 2018 ... more »»

Outreach feast draws large crowd

February 2, 2018 Fellowship Bible Church in Shenandoah Junction once again drew a large crowd to its annual Wild Beast Feast held last Friday evening at the Ranson Civic Center. more »»

March for Life draws local supporters

January 26, 2018 Last Friday, more than 100,000 people joined for the 45th annual March for Life against abortion in Washington, D.C. more »»

D.C. Women’s March attracts large crowd

January 26, 2018 Thousands of people flooded the National Mall and the steps of the Lincoln Memorial last Saturday in a show of unity against sexual harassment and to demand equal wages and opportunity for women. more »»

Farm showcase highlights growing trend toward local foods

January 26, 2018 Many Shepherdstown restaurants have been using and selling as much local food as possible for some time. more »»

Crowd gathers to celebrate Barron

January 26, 2018 Several hundred guests and well-wishers filed in and out of the Barron room at the Shepherdstown Fire Department last Saturday to celebrate Dennis “Denny” Barron’s retirement from Jefferson Security... more »»

Discussing the right time for a senior to leave home

January 26, 2018 Due to advances in medicine and healthier lifestyles, people are living longer. But as people age, they often need to have serious discussions about care and choosing an adequate living environment. more »»

SAIL welcomes new board members

January 25, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN—The board of Shepherdstown Area Independent Living welcomed three new members at its monthly meeting held at the Episcopal Parish House on Wednesda. more »»

Local program aims to combat hunger

January 25, 2018 The means of charitable giving have evolved in recent years. more »»

 
 

Tuesday Afternoon Sewing Time February 20, 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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