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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 »»

Local Boy Scout builds Little Free Libraries to gain Eagle Scout rank

August 17, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- It started with the Shepherdstown Community Club's Annual Legendary Book Sale in Oct. 2016. more »»

'Lost Pages of the Codex Americanus' open house draws crowd

August 10, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Dozens of community members clustered together in The Bridge Gallery for the "Lost Pages of the Codex Americanus" art exhibit open house on Saturday afternoon. more »»

Local families, educators learn about Back to School Strategies for those dealing with ASD

August 10, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- One in 59 children are on the autism spectrum, according to an April 26, 2018 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. more »»

Shepherdstown Street Fest 2018 donates $10,000 to local charities

August 10, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The Potomac Valley Audubon Society and the Shepherdstown Public Library each received $5,000 donations from the proceeds of Shepherdstown Street Fest, during the 2018 Check Ceremony... more »»

Soaking up the sun

August 10, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- A Rose of Sharon bush enjoys the sunshine Saturday afternoon, following several days of rain. more »»

Ten years later: Brian and Sylvia Ellsworth share Mason's journey

August 3, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Brian Ellsworth remembers July 23, 2008 well. At approximately 3 p.m., he was on the phone with a supplier, getting ready for the school year rush at Ellsworth Music. more »»

Lesson on flooding comes at appropriate time

August 3, 2018 CHARLES TOWN -- The Jefferson County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management welcomed Jason Elliott, senior service hydrologist with the National Weather Service, to share information o... more »»

Summer interns find new ways to share historical content with the Byrd Center's online audience

August 3, 2018 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Every year, two of Shepherd University's rising seniors within the Historic Preservation and Public History Department receive a paid summer internship at the Robert C. Byrd Cent. more »»



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