If it’s Tuesday, why aren’t you at Cafe Society?
January 16, 2017 That the world is a global village is one phrase that comes to mind when I think about Cafe Society. A village---think from where you live. more »»
“Good Will” from local company
January 6, 2017 When it becomes necessary for a business to determine its actual value, an estimate of “good will” is included in computation of the bottom line. more »»
So very thankful
December 16, 2016 I am writing this letter to thank Andy and John from the Shepherdstown Volunteer Fire Department for helping the residents and staff at Canterbury Center on Friday, Dec. 9. more »»
Roads help us learn 'skills'
December 2, 2016 Some weeks ago I wrote to the Chronicle about the aged condition of Shepherd Grade Road. Since then we've driven into Maryland, where we've found fine newly-paved and lined roads. more »»
Caring Cupboard needs support
November 25, 2016 Dear Shepherdstown Community, Have you heard of Caring Cupboard? Caring Cupboard packs and delivers weekend food bags for students in need to Shepherdstown Elementary and Middle school each week... more »»
What’s happening here?
November 4, 2016 What's happening in WV these days? Is there still the notion of living in 'Almost Heaven?' When I moved here almost 25 years ago, I absolutely loved the warm hospitality and neighborliness, the... more »»
Kudos to Jack Snyder
October 24, 2016 To the residents of Shepherdstown and beyond, let us now recognize Mr. Jack Snyder, long a member of the local community. In 1998 or so, Mr. more »»
Kudos to JHS Marching Band
October 14, 2016 Congratulations to Band director John Lynch and his wonderful team of musicians and dancers who performed on Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Shepherd University football game. more »»
Thank you from Freedom’s Run
October 14, 2016 You all are the heros of the day. For those of you who volunteered or ran Freedom's Run, I hope you all have dried out. And to the volunteers, it is easier to run than to work a cold, rainy rac. more »»
Send Skinner to Senate
October 7, 2016 I have said it before, but I will say it again. Your readers are fortunate to be able to vote to re-elect Stephen Skinner to the West Virginia Legislature in the upcoming general election. more »»
SCC Book Sale -- Don’t Miss it!
October 7, 2016 Each year a number of dedicated people in our community spend a considerable amount of time gathering books from all corners of the Eastern Panhandle for the Shepherdstown Community Club book sale... more »»
Let’s make America great again
September 23, 2016 It is difficult to concentrate on what America was, is or will be when the leadership choice is between two individuals that are so devoid of ethical character. more »»
Stealing signs is shameful
September 16, 2016 Oh no! The Ghosts of Shepherdstown are stealing the GOP signs. Really, there is a problem with someone stealing the GOP signs.... more »»
Austin on wrong side of history
September 2, 2016 As I write this, I am imagining the way differing Senators of opposing political parties speak so warmly of each other on the Senate floor. more »»
Doug Fargo’s ceremony at Arlington
August 26, 2016 I think it would be appropriate to pause briefly in our busy lives, in the midst of the acrimony and disillusionment surrounding the presidential election where sarcasm and cynicism abound, and no... 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 »