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Identity Crisis heads to the Islands

July 20, 2018 SHEHERDSTOWN - The idea of an "identity crisis" is not so much a crisis in itself, but it can be a reality for those suffering with cancer. more »»

 
 
 
Teenager one in a long line of train accident victims

July 20, 2018 A 19-year-old Ranson man joined a long list of individuals who have been injured or killed by trains in Jefferson County over the past several years. more »»

NEH teachers come to Shepherdstown to learn about their heritage

July 20, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN - Twenty-five teachers are accepted into the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute for Teachers every year at Shepherd University to learn about Appalachian... more »»

Kentucky-based author Silas House reads, explains newest book, "Southernmost"

July 20, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN - Explaining important aspects of his plot and characters, Silas House took time to read a few important paragraphs -- based loosley upon recent historical events -- from his book,... more »»

"How the West Was Spun": Speak Story Series storyteller discusses Buffalo Bill's impact on U.S. history

July 20, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN - Dovie Thomason is oftentimes hesitant to tell the story of how Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show influenced America's history of the development of the West, but it's a story that needs... more »»

Kindness rocks!

July 20, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN - Eastern Panhandle West Virginia ROCKS founder Niki Maestrey never imagined her rock painting group would grow so fast in such a short amount of time. more »»

"Voices from Affrilachia" highlights the poetry of African American Appalachian artists

July 20, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN - The National Endowment for the Humanities' Summer Institute for Teachers hosted "Voices from Affrilachia" at the Robert C. Byrd Center Monday evening. more »»

Beyond their borders: Local young musicians join together to raise money for education in Africa

July 18, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN - Many community members and visitors to Shepherdstown donated a dollar or two to a group of three sisters Saturday afternoon, as they performed bluegrass and folk tunes for over an... more »»

CATF in Context series discusses the role of the theater director

July 18, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN - Celebrating the beginning of the Contemporary Arts Theater Festival, the first CATF in Context discussion was hosted Saturday morning at Shepherd University's Center for Contemporary... more »»

The Bridge Gallery celebrates 10th anniversary with "plein air" painting exhibit open house

July 18, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN - The Bridge Gallery officially opened its 10th Anniversary exhibit with an open house Saturday and Sunda. more »»

C-Span Producer Greg Fabic discusses bias in journalism during First Tuesday Speaker Series

July 18, 2018 The First Tuesday Speaker Series at Christ Reformed United Church of Christ featured C-SPAN Producer Greg Fabic on July 3. more »»

Fourth of July Picnic celebrates love of family, community and county

July 18, 2018 Shepherdstown -- Many people think of the Fourth of July as a time for celebration and reflection on the value of freedom. more »»

Over the Mountain Studio Tour Summer Preview shows off wares of local artists

July 18, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The preview for the 29th Annual Over the Mountain Studio Tour was featured Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the War Memorial Buildin. more »»

County celebrates the 4th of July

July 6, 2018 Despite high temperatures on Saturday evening, 10,000 to 12,000 community members gathered in Sam Michaelás Park to enjoy the annual Fourth of July celebration sponsored by the Jefferson County Park... more »»

Annual jazz concert held or Storer College grounds

July 6, 2018 The 17th annual Don Redman Jazz Heritage Awards and Concert was held Saturday on the grounds of Storer College in Harpers Ferry. more »»

Wax Museum celebrates 55 years of bringing history to life

July 6, 2018 July 1 marked the 55th anniversary of the opening of the John Brown Wax Museum in historic Harpers Ferry. more »»

Fighting for Freedom

July 6, 2018 The Robert C, Byrd Center featured "Fighting for Freedom: Jefferson County African-Americans in World War I" Friday morning and afternoon. more »»

The League of Women Voters educates the community about redistricting, gerrymandering

July 6, 2018 The League of Women Voters hosted "A Conversation on Redistricting" at the Robert C. Byrd Center on June 28. more »»

Pawsitively fun:

July 6, 2018 The 12th annual Bark in the Park drew about 80 dogs from across the Eastern Panhandle to Jefferson Memorial Park Saturday afternoon. more »»

Wrathpoint 2018 highlights the origins of fencing and European martial arts

July 6, 2018 Wrathpoint 2018 drew Historical European Martial Arts Alliance member groups from across the Mid-Atlantic region to compete at Shepherd University's Wellness Center Saturday. more »»

Somewhere Over the Rainbow team raises money for Alzheimer's research

July 6, 2018 Within the time you read this article, at least one person will have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. more »»

 
 

Tuesday Afternoon Sewing Time July 24, 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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NO PAIN,no pain

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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