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Every vote counts in the midterm primary election

April 20, 2018 Dear Jefferson County voter, If past history of voting participation in midterm elections is a forecaster, this year’s May 8 midterm 2018 primary election is a place where your individual vote can... more »»

Tech and young kids

April 6, 2018 Thanks to the organizers at the Shepherdstown Community Club, on March 17 I had the chance to be in the same room as eight candidates for the Jefferson County Board of Education. more »»

Thanks for article

April 6, 2018 Dear Shepherdstown Chronicle, I want to thank the Shepherdstown Chronicle for the wonderful article about The Bodice Project, written by Vanessa McGuigan, in the March 23 issue! The headline was... more »»

Open letter to Commissioners

April 6, 2018 Dear Commissioners Compton, Hudson, Noland, Onoszko and Tabb: On behalf of Jefferson County residents and all library patrons, current and future, we would like to extend our deepest gratitude to yo... more »»

Low salaries not fault of GOP

March 23, 2018 Harpers Ferry: West Virginia just completed a bruising legislative session. more »»

Thanks for help during walkout

March 16, 2018 The Shepherdstown Community Club was transformed into a Fun Free School for students on March 6. more »»

Attacks on AG are ridiculous

March 16, 2018 I am disgusted by the recent attacks on Patrick Morrisey. more »»

Boy (and Girl) Scouts welcome

March 16, 2018 On Oct. 11, 2017, the Boy Scouts of America announced they would soon allow girls to join the Boy Scouting programs and that they would be able to earn the respected title of Eagle Scout. more »»

What is teachers’ strike really about?

March 9, 2018 The public school teachers of West Virginia reside in one of the country’s five lowest-paying states for teachers. more »»

Thank you to community for support during work stoppage

March 9, 2018 The teachers and service personnel of Jefferson County Schools who rallied in Shepherdstown would like to express appreciation for the many businesses and individuals who supported us during the wor... more »»

Time to repeal Dickey Amendment

March 2, 2018 I keep wondering why our children and grandchildren are allowed by law to purchase assault-style weapons of war that are designed to kill and injure large numbers of people in a short period of tim. more »»

Letter of thanks from the mayor

March 2, 2018 Thanks to all the people in the greater Shepherdstown area for their support and kind word. more »»

The fear of women

February 23, 2018 How can I put this without turning away at least half of the population? Women have openly admitted fear of men forever. more »»

Supporting Morrisey for Senate

February 16, 2018 Dear Editor, Democratic Senator Joe Manchin says one thing and does another. more »»

Library budget cuts are concerning

February 9, 2018 I’ve been a frequent patron of the Bolivar Harpers Ferry Public Library since moving here in 1999. more »»

Tribute to Denny Barron

January 19, 2018 There was a gentle man in our little town of Cedarville who always said, “A man is no better than the life he lives. more »»

A public ‘thank you’

January 19, 2018 The residents and staff of Canterbury Center Nursing Home in Shepherdstown would like to publicly thank all of the members of our local Shepherdstown Fire Department, and those in surrounding Fire... more »»

Identity politics and American values

January 3, 2018 Now that we are in the new year of 2018, the previous remarks of Washington Free Beacon Editor Matthew Continetti about the continual clamoring and tragic travesty of “identity politics” continue to... more »»

Mountain Valley Pipeline Bad For State

November 17, 2017 A November 2016 state Supreme Court ruling said West Virginia law would not allow Mountain Valley Pipeline to use state eminent domain to survey pipeline routes without permission from landowner. more »»

President’s Tax Plan Will Benefit West Virginians

November 17, 2017 President Donald Trump has demonstrated his commitment to helping West Virginia rescue our economy from the damage inflicted during the Obama administration. 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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