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Suydam encourages community to honor the fallen

May 31, 2019 CHARLES TOWN — Major Philip Suydam (USAF-Ret.), commander of the Jefferson High School JROTC, served as the guest speaker during the Memorial Day commemoration at Edge Hill Cemetery in Charles Town. more »»

Annual Memorial Day Parade honors veterans in Bolivar, Harpers Ferry

May 31, 2019 HARPERS FERRY -- The annual Memorial Day parade and ceremony continued in Bolivar and Harpers Ferry on Monday. more »»

Pomp and circumstance: 368 graduate from Jefferson High School

May 24, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- It was the perfect Sunday afternoon, as 368 Jefferson High School seniors took their final walk as members of the student bod. more »»

'In this together': Rockwool protest results in 24 arrests

May 24, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- As Rockwool continues to move ahead with constructing its plant in the former location of Jefferson Orchards, local opposition to the company continues to find creative ways to rais... more »»

Artist Talk focuses on potters

May 17, 2019 CHARLES TOWN — The Charles Town Library, which regularly hosts Artist Talks, featured an event last Thursday focused on potters, with Phil Berneburg as the key speaker. more »»

Board of Education hears both sides of Rockwool land issue

May 17, 2019 CHARLES TOWN -- The Jefferson County Board of Education listened to more than an hour’s worth of public comment at their regularly scheduled board meeting on Monday evenin. more »»

National Day of Prayer observed by local residents

May 10, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Local participants in the National Day of Prayer gathered at the Jefferson County Courthouse in Charles Town on May 2. more »»

Soaring Into Summer begins new era at Jefferson Parks

May 10, 2019 HARPERS FERRY -- The clouds had event organizers a little worried on Saturday morning as they prepared for the ‘Soaring Into Summer’ event at Sam Michael’s Park. more »»

Never forgotten: VFW Post 3522 plants tree in memory of deceased veterans

May 3, 2019 CHARLES TOWN -- Members of the Charles Town Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3522 gather around a crabapple tree after planting the tree in honor of deceased veterans. more »»

Jefferson student organizes ‘Touch a Truck’ event

May 3, 2019 SHENANDOAH JUNCTION -- Marissa Muth, a senior at Jefferson High School and a member of the school’s National Honor Society, was inspired by an event she attended with her father in neighboring... more »»

Third Annual Blue Ridge Arts and Crafts Festival celebrates Appalachian culture

May 3, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Celebrating Appalachian culture for the first time this year at Sam Michael's Park, the Third Annual Blue Ridge Arts and Crafts Festival drew attendees from around the region on... more »»

Harpers Ferry egg hunt begins series of town spring events

April 26, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN — Beautiful weather inspired youngsters to bring their parents to the gazebo on Washington Street in Harpers Ferry on Saturday to enjoy the annual Easter egg hunt sponsored by the... more »»

64th Annual House and Garden Tour to return to Eastern Panhandle

April 26, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN — The Shenandoah-Potomac Garden Council will once again host the annual House and Garden Tour featuring eight homes in Berkeley and Jefferson counties. more »»

Basketball battle: Police officers raise money for Kidz Power Pacs and Safe Haven Child Advocacy Center

April 19, 2019 CHARLES TOWN — Jefferson High School was the location for a basketball battle between the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and the West Virginia State Polic. more »»

Blooms and Blossoms: Charles Town celebrates spring with annual event

April 19, 2019 CHARLES TOWN — Charles Town Now, in conjunction with several downtown Charles Town businesses, held the first annual Blooms and Blossoms event in Charles Town on Saturday. more »»

'Battlefield Blast': Cougars compete in Dwight Scott Invitational

April 12, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The Cougars competed in the Dwight Scott Battlefield Blast Invitational on Saturday. more »»

Clarion hosts 26th Annual Telecommunications Banquet

April 12, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN — The 26th annual gathering honoring telecommunication specialists and dispatchers in the tri-state area was once again held at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center. more »»

Hoppin' Down the Bunny Trail: Event provides healthy holiday option for children

April 12, 2019 HARPERS FERRY — Youngsters lined up early Saturday morning to take part in Hoppin’ Down the Bunny Trail event at Sam Michael’s Park. more »»

VFW honors Vietnam Veterans

April 5, 2019 CHARLES TOWN — In honor of Vietnam Veterans Day on March 29, the Charles Town VFW Post 3522 held a dinner at their post home, to recognize the service of local veterans. more »»

Harpers Ferry Council addresses asbestos issue at special meeting

April 5, 2019 HARPERS FERRY — The Harpers Ferry Town Council held a special meeting on Saturday, to address some issues raised by a Request For Information memo sent to SWaN, representatives who are the owners of... more »»



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