Don't think 'It can't happen to me.'
November 22, 2013 In sitting down this week with the director of the Jefferson County Community Ministries, I learned more than I ever imagined about the number of people within our county's borders that need... more »»
The greatest gift
November 18, 2013 As we head into the holiday season, I am hearing (and asking) “What would you like for Christmas?” and while there are many pictures running through my head of nice jewelry, clothes, maybe even a... more »»
Time to prepare for the winter
October 25, 2013 Temperatures are dropping outside and the local Emergency Management department has issued a freeze watch for the coming evenings. more »»
Perseverance despite shutdown
October 14, 2013 Kudos to Freedom's Run organizers who are moving ahead with the annual event despite the childish behavior of our federal government in continuing with the shutdown of the area's national parks. more »»
A moment frozen in time
September 13, 2013 It is Sept. 11 that I pen these words and in doing, remember the day 12 years ago when events took place that we thought would never happen on American soil. more »»
Shouldn't we err on the side of caution?
September 6, 2013 An incident that happened in Jefferson County last week left many parents, your editor included, wondering exactly what the Jefferson County board of Education was thinking. more »»
Commercialism on a grand scale
August 30, 2013 Let me start by saying that I love Christmas! It is nearly September and I have already begun storing some gifts as I try to space out shopping to make it more affordable. more »»
Who's reality is this?
August 23, 2013 Each month I write a check to Comcast for cable television and shake my head in wonder at why I continue to do it. more »»
It's not just respect, it's the law
July 26, 2013 Unfortunately, I attended two funerals last week and was saddened at the behavior of drivers who showed little or no respect for the funeral procession making its way to the cemetery. more »»
Streetfest offers economic boom to town
July 5, 2013 With beautiful weather Saturday, along with a phenomenal job of organizing the annual Streetfest event, Shepherdstown saw an influx of thousands of people on German Street. more »»