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'Remembering the Violence of Antietam' commemorates the Battle of Antietam

September 14, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- On Sept. 17, 1862, the Confederate and Union armies converged in Sharpsburg, Maryland, to wage the Battle of Antietam. more »»

Cooking for a cause: Fish and Chicken Fry raises money for Helen Branson Memorial Fund

September 14, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Page-Jackson High School, Jefferson County's first publicly funded school for African Americans students, may no longer exist, but the school's memory still lives on in the hearts o... more »»

'Frankenstein' turns 200

September 14, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Mary Shelley published her most famous novel, "Frankenstein," on Jan. 1, 1818. more »»

"Path to the Pulitzer" completes tour with stop in Shepherdstown

September 14, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Statehouse reporter Eric Eyre was surprised when he walked into his newspaper office one day and was handed the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting, for his Charleston... more »»

New Street UMC hosts All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast

September 14, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Friends and community members gathered at New Street United Methodist Church for its All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast. more »»

Hot Monkey's BIG Chili Cook-Off raises almost $5,000 for cystic fibrosis research

September 7, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- After kicking off her junior year as an elementary education major at WVU, Faith Stone was excited to once again man the baked goods table at the 16th annual Hot Monkey's BIG Chili... more »»

The Light of the Child Montessori School begins school year in new location

September 7, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The Light of the Child Montessori School, LLC, returned to its original home at 110 North King Street on May 31, and, according to founder and principal Suzanne Frund, is excited to... more »»

Shepherd University kicking off athletics club with Sept. 14 launch party

September 7, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Over a year-and-a-half ago, Shepherd University Associate Dean of Athletics Chauncey Winbush realized the athletics department needed to find new avenues of revenue to support its... more »»

September Under the Sun

September 7, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- A few sunflowers along Princess Street soak up the sun on Monday afternoon, enjoying a break from the weekend's rainy weather. more »»

Rockwool hosts open houses to provide answers

August 31, 2018 HARPERS FERRY -- Over a few days, Rockwool hosted open house sessions at the Jefferson County Community Center to share information about the plant they are constructing at the former Jefferson... more »»

New students excited about transitioning to college life at Shepherd

August 31, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Lugging heavy boxes stuffed with everything from printers to sneakers into their dorms, Shepherd University's freshmen and transfer students experienced an easy move-in day on Aug. more »»

Shepherd University Convocation challenges students to get the most out of their college experience

August 31, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Freshmen, transfer students, faculty and staff crowded into the Butcher Center Friday morning, for Shepherd University's annual convocation ceremon. more »»

Back to School

August 31, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- A school bus makes its rounds in downtown Shepherdstown on the first day of school in Jefferson County. more »»

Storyteller Corinne Stavish discusses what happens "When Good People Do Something"

August 24, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Storyteller and Lawrence Technological University Professor Corinne Stavish personally knows what the devastating result of the Holocaust looked like. more »»

Paws Crossed Dog Rescue Bazaar and Raffle raises money to benefit dog rescue

August 24, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Hosted in Shepherd University's Wellness Center, the Second Annual Paws Crossed Dog Rescue Bazaar and Raffle raised money and awareness for Paws Crossed Dog Rescue on Saturday... more »»

Shepherdstown residents remember World War II during SAIL luncheon

August 24, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- World War II wasn't an easy experience for children growing up during the time of rationing and blackout drill. more »»

Hot Monkey's BIG Chili Cook-Off to raise money for cystic fibrosis research

August 24, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- According to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Patient Registry, about 1,000 Americans are diagnosed with cystic fibrosis every year. more »»

New Street UMC's Peach Festival a community affair

August 17, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- New Street United Methodist Church has held its annual Peach Festival for over 10 years, and every year, the festival's popularity has grown. more »»

Taking its tonics to the next level: Tonic opens shop online

August 17, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Now that the Contemporary American Theater Festival tourists are gone and the school year is about to begin, many local shops are hoping to support themselves during the slow... more »»

Hood College professor teaches community about the "Joys of Journaling"

August 17, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- After each attendee picked up a free journal and took time to study a few examples of journals before sitting down at a table, Hood College Professor Kathleen Bands passed around... more »»



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