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Library announces four-phase reopening plan, summer reading program

May 22, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- This week, the Shepherdstown Public Library entered its ninth week of being closed, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, as Gov. more »»

Shepherdstown Connect: CATF to feature local businesses in virtual tours

May 22, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Since the Contemporary American Theater Festival announced its decision to reschedule its 30th anniversary celebration and season to July 2021, its staff and board members have been... more »»

'We Got This'

May 15, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- On Friday afternoon, a house in Shepherdstown along Martinsburg Pike displayed a sign in their fence made out of colorful plastic cups to encourage passersby during the COVID-19... more »»

CATF Unmuted: Virtual event to tempt audience with taste of 2021 season repertory

May 15, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- After having to announce the rescheduling of its 30th anniversary season from July 2020 to 2021 last month, the Contemporary American Theater Festival began to think of ways it coul... more »»

Back to baking: Pressed Flour re-opens in time for Mother's Day

May 8, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- This Sunday, families across the United States will be celebrating Mother's Day within the parameters of COVID-19 pandemic social distancing measures. While this "new normal," as Gov. more »»

Making a difference: Local couple turns business into community outreach

May 8, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- In the year that Honor and Jay Thomas have spent in the local business community, they have already begun to make an impact. more »»

Composition competition: Shepherd senior's musical fanfare to be played on CATF 30th anniversary opening night

May 1, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Over the past few months, the Contemporary American Theater Festival received a number of entries from Shepherd University music students and alumni for its 30th anniversary musical... more »»

Henry Willard bequeaths $3.45 million to local nonprofits

May 1, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Many local nonprofits received an unexpected financial boost when they were named as beneficiaries by long-time resident Henry Willard. more »»

Filling the tea: Lost Dog Coffee sells bulk tea, coffee to community

May 1, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Making ends meet has been a challenge for Shepherdstown's businesses, during the COVID-19 pandemic. more »»

A virtual reality: Shepherd University Relay for Life to raise donations through online fundraisers

April 24, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Shepherd University's Relay for Life, in a normal year, draws hundreds of participants to walk to raise money for cancer research. more »»

Cleaning up and clearing out: SCC works on properties during pandemic

April 24, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- In preparation for the future lifting of restrictions and return to social activities, the Shepherdstown Community Club's members are working diligently on the upkeep of the War... more »»

Still poppin': Mountaineer Popcorn continues serving customers through pandemic

April 24, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Mountaineer Popcorn owner Erin Valasek has never been forced to close her business since its founding four years ago. "Our business has been here for three-and-a-half years. more »»

In full bloom

April 24, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The tree in front of the Shepherdstown Public Library is studded with spring blossoms. more »»

Community comes together to support Custer family

April 17, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- In adjusting to a life of social distancing, people wouldn’t often think about how the loss of a loved one would fit into the new framework. more »»

A different kind of Easter: Local churches find ways to celebrate holiday while social distancing

April 17, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- For the first time in many of their histories, Shepherdstown's churches were not able to celebrate Easter in their buildings. more »»

Going virtual: Four Seasons Books featuring story times for children, adults

April 10, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- As Shepherdstown residents follow the statewide order to stay at home and avoid close contact with more than five people, Four Seasons Books has found a way to make it possible for... more »»

In bloom

April 10, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Flowers bloom throughout Jefferson County on Sunday afternoon, including in Shepherdstown, Harpers Ferry and Uvilla. more »»

The gift of 'swag': Retired organist remembers 60 years of Easter services

April 10, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- According to her granddaughter, Katie Morgan, Mary Ann Morgan began playing the organ for church at about 12 years ol. more »»

Strengthening the system: Local seamstresses band together to make face masks

April 10, 2020 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Across the Eastern Panhandle, seamstresses have dusted off their sewing machines to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. more »»



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