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Widely Acclaimed Film, Embrace, At MD Int’l Film Fest, April 1

HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND – The Maryland International Film Festival presents a screening of the highly acclaimed documentary Embrace on Saturday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m. Several events are being planned in downtown Hagerstown to coordinate with…Continue Reading

Washington High Teacher Named State Math Teacher of the Year

Barbara Bryant Zingg, mathematics teacher at Washington High School in Charles Town, was named West Virginia Secondary School Mathematics Teacher of the year by the West Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics during the organization’s…Continue Reading

“Ribbon Cutting” Set for 2017 Eastern Panhandle Home Show

The “ribbon cutting” for the 22nd Annual Eastern Panhandle Home Builders Association Home Show will be held on Saturday, March 25 at 9:45 am at Berkeley Plaza located at 215 Monroe St. in Martinsburg.

The actual opening of the…Continue Reading

Insurance Account Position - State Farm Agent Team Member

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Insurance Account Position - State Farm Agent Team Member
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2017 Eastern Panhandle Home Show Offers New Space and Features

At the 22nd Annual Eastern Panhandle Home Builders Association Home Show, you will have an opportunity to see over 160 exhibits from all types of businesses.  From landscaping, to heating and air conditioning; building contractors to…Continue Reading

Friends Of Shepherdstown Library Book Sale On Mother’s Day Weekend

FOSL’s Annual Book Sale fundraiser will be held over Mother’s Day weekend, Saturday, May 13 - Sunday, May 14, 2017, at the Shepherdstown Community Club’s War Memorial Building (102 E German Street).  The Book Sale is…Continue Reading

Victor Clairmont, World-Renowned Baritone, to Perform in Hagerstown on Saturday, March 18

The Hagerstown Seventh-day Adventist Church, located near HCC on Robinwood Drive, is delighted to invite the community to enjoy his outstanding concert on Saturday, March 18, at 6:00pm.  The concert is free, but a generous freewill offering…Continue Reading

Free Smart Device Workshop Offered To Learn How To Keep Your Home Safe During Spring Break Travel

MARTINSBURG, W. Va. – These days, smart technology allows us to do more than ever from our phones – including protecting and keeping our homes safe. We can shut the garage door from the airport or speak to someone at the front door from…Continue Reading

Martinsburg to Host Upcoming Workshop for Public Input

In accordance with the West Virginia Code Chapter 8A Article 3 Section 11, the City of Martinsburg is updating its Comprehensive Plan which establishes policies for community growth and development for the next 20 years.

Updating…Continue Reading

Is Your Cupcake worth $500? Annual MSM Cupcake Contest Announced

CUPCAKES: Please bring two dozen cupcakes. All cupcakes will be judged. Cupcakes must be in standard cupcake liners.  All cupcakes must contain chocolate with anything else you want to add. Participants may submit multiple entries and…Continue Reading

Historic Shepherdstown Commission’s Speakers Series Opens with March 8 Talk on Forgotten Local Roads

David Bullock will speak on “Forgotten 18th Century Roads: Shepherdstown and the Philadelphia Wagon Road” at 7 p.m. on March 8. The talk will be in the auditorium of the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education…Continue Reading

Art Works to Host Gallery Talk and Q&A with Pat and Beverly Murphy

At 2pm Saturday, April 1, the Berkeley Art Works will host a gallery talk and Q&A session with Pat and Beverly Murphy about their experiences over more than 40 years of the photography program at the Boys and Girls Club in Martinsburg.…Continue Reading

Yoga for Youth - classes for ages 3-9 now registering!

Registration is currently being accepted for the Children’s Yoga at Ambrose Park and the Gateway Children’s Garden. Both classes are on Tuesday evenings, and there are two 4 week sessions available for registration. Session 1…Continue Reading

Harpers Ferry Foundation Announces April Dinner Event and Flip Flop Festival

On Sunday, April 2, Trail and Town Alliance will be sponsoring a Progressive Dinner to raise money for the Flip Flop Festival. Join us at 6 pm for a four-course dinner in four beautiful homes in Bolivar and Harpers Ferry. (Host/cooks are:…Continue Reading

Shepherd to Present Award-Winning Play, “They Call Me Q”

The Performing Arts Series at Shepherd University and Multicultural Student Affairs will present the award-winning play “They Call Me Q” on March 1, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at Shepherd University’s Marinoff Theater in Shepherdstown,…Continue Reading

2017 Berkeley County DCA Dinner Honoring Pam Wagoner

Community leaders, Friends, and Business Associates throughout Berkeley County and the Eastern Panhandle plan to recognize Pam Wagoner, owner of The Depot Florist in Martinsburg, as a 2017 Distinguished Citizen in the Shenandoah Council’s…Continue Reading

Art and Earth Exhibit Accepted Artists Announced

The Berkeley Arts Council announced the accepted artists for the Seventh Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit, to be displayed at the Berkeley Art Works from April 5 - May 20. There will be a reception and awards presentation on April 21 from…Continue Reading

Upcoming Shepherd University Lifelong Learning Program Events

TONIGHT!!  Wednesday, March 1 - Film Series at the Byrd Center - “Dr. Strangelove” from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. in the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education Auditorium.  Stanley Kubrick’s class…Continue Reading

Tickets On Sale Now For March 25 Shepherdstown Orchestra Concert

The Friends of Music will present a Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra concert in Shepherdstown on March 25. The concert will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church at 7:30 p.m. 

Entitled “Songs and Dances of Love,” it will…Continue Reading

Washington County Arts Council hosting “Jon Parks: Southern Exposure”

The Washington County Arts Council hosts two exhibits in March 2017 “Jon Parks: Southern Exposure” will be displayed in the Main Gallery and “Lesley Whalley: Colorful Language” will be featured in the Hall Gallery.Continue Reading

Legal Reform Group Applauds Senate Judiciary Committee Action On Medical Monitoring Reform

Press release received from West Virginia Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse (WV CALA)

Charleston, W.Va. – Legal reform watchdog group West Virginia Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse (WV CALA) is praising a change that the State…Continue Reading

Berkeley Arts Council - Arts Participation Survey

One important part of our efforts is the ongoing survey on arts participation that will give city and county planners data on the arts in our area. The survey is designed to assemble data on artists working and potential audiences in Berkeley…Continue Reading

Martinsburg to Host Upcoming Workshop for Public Input - March 17

In accordance with the West Virginia Code Chapter 8A Article 3 Section 11, the City of Martinsburg is updating its Comprehensive Plan which establishes policies for community growth and development for the next 20 years.

Updating…Continue Reading

March Instruction at the Berkeley Art Works

The Berkeley Arts Council announces art classes for March at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg.

Starting March 2, Teaching Artist Judith Becker will offer “Creating and Painting Still Lifes with Symbolism…Continue Reading

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Superintendent Announced

WASHINGTON—Tyrone Brandyburg, a 32-year veteran of the National Park Service (NPS), has been selected as the new superintendent of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, W.Va. He was most recently the superintendent of Carl Sandburg…Continue Reading

Eat Your Heart Out Martinsburg - Celebrate Restaurant Week February 20-25th

From ethnic flair to American classic, Martinsburg offers a variety of dining options for families, date nights, business occasions and more. Food lovers have an opportunity to experience the downtown Martinsburg diverse dining February 20-25,…Continue Reading

U.S. Cellular Will Host Free Device Workshop in Martinsburg to Get Devices Ready for Winter

MARTINSBURG, W. Va. – It is no secret that it can be difficult to get things done in the winter. Things might require a little extra care or attention, and a smartphone is no exception. While winterizing your wardrobe with things like hats…Continue Reading

Attire for Hire Clothing Drive at Blue Ridge CTC

Blue Ridge CTC’s Phi Beta Lambda and Rotaract Clubs along with the Student Activities Board have joined forces and are bringing you Attire for Hire - a clothing drive with a twist.

We are collecting gently used professional/dress…Continue Reading

Berkeley Arts Council Looks Back at Four Decades of the Boys and Girls’ Club Photography

In celebration of Youth Art Month, The Berkeley Arts Council presents a retrospective exhibit of student photographs created over the years in the Martinsburg Boys and Girls Club photography program. The exhibit will be on display at the…Continue Reading

U.S. Cellular offers free Device Workshops to help users create and keep New Year’s resolutions

MARTINSBURG, W. Va. – From health and fitness to adjusting budgets and expenditures, January is the season for smart changes. It sometimes can be tough to stay on track when setting new goals, but smartphones and devices will help you create…Continue Reading

West Virginia Voters Continue To Support Lawsuit Reform

Press release received from West Virginia Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse

Charleston, W.Va. – According to a new survey by West Virginia Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse (WV CALA), nearly a majority (48%) of West Virginia voters…Continue Reading

Half Court Shots Win 2 Local (Winchester, VA) Students $500 Each - w/ Video

Two local high school students sink consecutive half-court shots and win $500 each!!!

This just happened on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at Millbrook High School in Winchester, Virginia at the half time of the Boys Varsity Game. …Continue Reading

Announcing the 2017 Eastern Panhandle Home Show

The Eastern Panhandle Home Builders Association (a local 501c6 Non-Profit) is proud to announce its annual Home Show March 25th and 26th at our new location at Berkley Plaza!

The Home Show offers businesses a valuable opportunity to…Continue Reading

Dance Works Registration is Now Open

Arrangements for the fourth annual Dance Works festival, to be held at Musselman High in March, are moving forward with the announcement that dance schools and companies can begin registering for the event. The information and forms needed…Continue Reading

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Celebrates the 150th Anniv of the Founding of Storer College

In celebration of Black History month and to kick-off the 150th Anniversary of the founding of Storer College, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park invites the public to attend the following programs highlighting Harpers Ferry’s rich…Continue Reading

Upcoming Events at Asbury UMC

‘Living the Five’ Bible Study – Beginning Tuesday; January 31, 2017 7 PM

Asbury United Methodist Church in Charles Town West Virginia invites our entire community to join us for a dynamic new Bible study titled “Living the…Continue Reading

Call for Artists - Seventh Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit April 5 - May 20, 2017

The Berkeley Arts Council announces the Seventh Annual Art and Earth Juried Art Exhibit. The exhibit, which is produced by the Berkeley Arts Council, has the theme “Art and Earth: My Art - My World”. Entries should reflect the…Continue Reading

Martinsburg Renew Call for Volunteers

We are now to a point where we can tap into the community to help further along our vision of enriching the community by enriching each individual.  There are two things that we are looking to you for help.

The first is grant…Continue Reading

Spring League Registrations are open at Martinsburg-Berkeley Co Parks & Rec

We are accepting registration for our spring leagues. For information and links to forms and online registration, see below.

  • Spring…Continue Reading

    January / February Events at Asbury UMC

    ‘Living the Five’ Bible Study – Beginning Tuesday; January 31, 2017 @ 7 PM

    Asbury United Methodist Church in Charles Town West Virginia invites our entire community to join us for a dynamic new Bible study titled “Living the…Continue Reading

    Tickets On Sale Now For March 10 Shepherdstown Rotary Wine-Tasting Dinner

    Tickets are on sale now for the Shepherdstown Rotary Club’s 16th Annual Wine-tasting Dinner, which will be held on Friday, March 10. The event will be held at Shepherdstown’s Bavarian Inn starting at 6:30 p.m. Members of the community…Continue Reading

    Martinsburg ReNew Hosting Community Forum Featuring Motivational Pastor Brad Hill

    Martinsburg ReNew will be hosting the next community forum featuring Rev Brad Hill who is a motivational pastor offering hope to our community. 

    Feb 16. at 6PM (snow date Feb 22)

    Location will be at Josephs Church Community…Continue Reading

    Manufacturers Launch Ad Campaign: Support Scott Pruitt

    Press release received from the National Association of Manufacturers

    Washington, D.C. – The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) will run ads, starting this weekend, in West Virginia calling on viewers to contact…Continue Reading

    One Night Only - Illusionist Wes Iseli at the Apollo Civic Theatre

    Reality sensation, full-time illusionist, Wes Iseli of The Carbonaro Effect and Wes Iseli’s MAGICLIFE entertains thousands of magic lovers each month at over 400 shows a year.

    Saturday, January 21st, Wes comes to Martinsburg…Continue Reading

    Legal Watchdog Group Applauds Legislative Leaders Commitment To Additional Legal Reforms

    Press Release received from WVCALA

    Charleston, W.Va. – Legal watchdog group, West Virginia Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse is applauding Senate President Carmichael and House Speaker Armstead for their continued commitment…Continue Reading

    Washington County Museum of Fine Arts Announces Childrens’ Art Workshops

    The following art workshops are available from the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts.

    Dates:

    February 11, 18, 25, March 4, 11, 25, April 1, and April 8, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
         …Continue Reading

    Western films to be screened, filmed in Berkeley Springs

    BERKELEY SPRINGS, WV - An award-winning independent film company’s Western will be shown Sunday in Berkeley Springs in advance of the company’s filming of a new feature in Morgan County this year.  One-Eyed Horse Productions’ “Day…Continue Reading

    Extended hours offered: Deadline to apply for ACA health insurance January 31st

    This is a reminder that Open Enrollment to apply for health insurance through the ACA Marketplace will end on January 31st.  After that date, a person cannot enroll in health insurance through the Marketplace unless there is a special…Continue Reading

    Tickets Still Available For Jan. 14 Mlk Holiday Concert In Shepherdstown

    Tickets are still available for the second concert of the Friends of Music’s current season, a special Martin Luther King Holiday Concert by the Two Rivers String Quartet. The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 14…Continue Reading

    AlSaleh Dental Center Job Opening

    Front Desk Reception

    Our dental practice is seeking an outstanding individual to provide extraordinary service for our patients in the administrative area. If you are organized, self-motivated, and have high energy, you could…Continue Reading

    U.S. Cellular offers free Device Workshops to help users create and keep New Year’s resolutions

    MARTINSBURG, W. Va. – From health and fitness to adjusting budgets and expenditures, January is the season for smart changes. It sometimes can be tough to stay on track when setting new goals, but smartphones and devices will help you create…Continue Reading

    M-BC Parks and Rec Spring 2017 Hockey registration is now open

    M-BC Parks & Recreation is currently accepting registration for our Spring Inline Youth Hockey League.

    The registration deadline is February 24, 2017. Any registrations received after the deadline will incur a $10 late fee. The…Continue Reading

    Photo exhibit by Frank Herrera, “On the Road Again,” opening January 7

    HAGERSTOWN, MD - The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts is pleased to announce its upcoming photographic exhibition, Frank Herrera: On the Road Again opening January 7, 2017 through April 9, 2017.  A native of West Virginia, Frank…Continue Reading

    Shepherdstown Rotary Club Honors Mike And Deb Luksa

    The Shepherdstown Rotary Club has presented its 2016 Vocational Service Award to Mike and Deb Luksa, the owners of Shepherdstown’s Press Room Restaurant and Coffee and Candlery Store. The presentation was made at the Club’s December…Continue Reading

    Rumsey Radio Hour Comes Back In January 2017!!

    ALL PERFORMANCES SOLD OUT LAST YEAR SO HURRY AND BUY YOUR TICKET NOW!!

    After last year’s incredible turnout, the Rumsey Radio Hour returns to Shepherdstown at Shepherd University’s Marinoff Theater on Saturday, January…Continue Reading

    Morgan County Commissioner Brad Close’s Last State of the County Address

    Berkeley Springs - Morgan County Commission President Brad Close bid a fond farewell to colleagues at the Commission meeting on Dec. 15.  He gave his last state of the county address at the end of the meeting and thanked his colleagues…Continue Reading

    Ecolab: Free Product Available

    Ecolab has 1124 cases (4 1 gal. bottles per case) of Delimer that were filled underweight.  It is good product, but cannot be shipped and it is not cost effective to pour off and re-pack.  Ecolab is looking for organizations that…Continue Reading

    Exmas and Crissmas

    And beyond this there lies in the ocean, turned towards the west and north, the island of Niatirb which Hecataeus indeed declares to be the same size and shape as Sicily, but it is larger, though in calling it triangular a man would not miss…Continue Reading

    Martin Luther King Holiday Concert by the Two Rivers String Quartet to be held January 14, 2017

    Tickets are on sale now for the second concert of the Friends of Music’s current season, a special Martin Luther King Holiday Concert by the Two Rivers String Quartet.

    The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, January…Continue Reading

    Appalachian Trail Conservancy: Development and Events Internship

    Development and Events Internship, January 2017 Spring Term  
               
    Location : Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
     
    Department : Membership and Development Department
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    Winter 2017 ZUMBA class is now open for registration!

    Come try this high energy, FUN, Latin-based, calorie burning and cardio workout! Party yourself into shape. Pre-registration is required to attend the class.

    • Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays
    • Dates are from January…Continue Reading

      Winter Co-ed Adult Volleyball Registration is under way!

      M-BC Parks & Recreation is currently registering TEAMS for the Winter Adult Co-ed Volleyball league.

      • This league is TEAM REGISTRATION ONLY.
      • Registration fee is $150 per team
      • There are 3 divisions - Lower,…Continue Reading

        Legal Reforms Improve West Virginia’s Ranking On Annual ‘Judicial Hellholes’ Report

        Charleston, W.Va. – For the second year in a row, West Virginia is no longer considered a “Judicial Hellhole,” according to legal watchdog group West Virginia Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse (WV CALA). The American Tort Reform Foundation…Continue Reading

        Free device workshop in Martinsburg provides helpful ways to stay organized during the holidays

        MARTINSBURG, W. Va. – It can be challenging to stay organized during the holidays. This year, 84 percent of smartphone users used the calendar on their phone to keep track of appointments and events at least once a month. Whether you are…Continue Reading

        You’re Invited: Martinsburg Comprehensive Plan Stakehoder Session

        In accordance with the West Virginia Code Chapter 8A Article 3 Section 11, the City of Martinsburg is updating its Comprehensive Plan which establishes policies for community growth and development for the next 20 years.

        Updating the…Continue Reading

        More Land at Shepherdstown Battlefield Forever Protected

        Shepherdstown, WV - The Battle of Shepherdstown, fought September 19-20, 1862, is credited as being the decisive action of the historic 1862 Maryland Campaign during the Civil War.  Over 150 years later, local and national organizations…Continue Reading

        Hagerstown’s Annual Historic Houses of Worship Tour Planned for December 26

        HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND – The annual Historic Houses of Worship Tour will be held in downtown Hagerstown on December 26, 2016, from 3:00-7:00 p.m. This free, self-guided candlelight tour is a way to experience the City of Hagerstown’s beautiful,…Continue Reading

        Christmas Events at Asbury UMC

        Sixth Dimension Community Hand Bell Choir – Sunday; December 11, 2016 @ 3 PM

        Asbury UMC is very excited to announce that the wonderful community Hand bell Choir “The 6th Dimension” will be performing…Continue Reading

        Enrollment Event Open to Community:  Don’t Miss the Deadline to Apply ACA Health Insurance

        Martinsburg, WV – The community is encouraged and invited to attend an information and enrollment event on Saturday, December 10th, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at Shenandoah Community Health Center, 99 Tavern Road, in Martinsburg. Certified…Continue Reading

        Local Groups Sponsor Presentations on Jefferson County Battlefields

        Join us Friday, December 2 from 6 to 8 pm to hear historian Doug Perks discuss Civil War events in Jefferson County that shaped the course of our nation’s history. Also, learn how private landowners can contribute to the protection…Continue Reading

        Berkeley Arts Council Announces Seventh Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit

        The Berkeley Arts Council announces the Seventh Annual Art and Earth Juried Art Exhibit. The exhibit, which is produced by the Berkeley Arts Council, has the theme “Art and Earth: My Art – My World”. Entries should reflect the artist’s…Continue Reading

        John Brown to James Brown—The Little Farm Where Liberty Budded, Blossomed, and Boogied

        The Sharpsburg Historical Society hosts Ed Maliskas on Thursday, Dec. 1, at 7:00 pm in Sharpsburg Town Hall, 106 East Main, Sharpsburg, where he will present selections from his book John Brown to James Brown—The Little Farm Where Liberty…Continue Reading

        Christmas Stockings for Soldiers

        Send our troops a little taste of home for the holidays!

        “Sending our heroes some good tidings and holiday cheer is a great way for us to show our support and appreciation for the sacrifices they make to keep our…Continue Reading

        Asbury UMC Holiday Events Schedule

        Thanksgiving Eve service – Wednesday; November 23, 2016 @ 7 PM

        Join together with family and friends for an evening of worship, praise and fellowship at Asbury UMC in Charles Town WV; as we offer our thanks to God for all the blessings…Continue Reading

        Martinsburg Church donates 575 turkeys to local agencies

        Now in its eighth year, Operation Thanks is an effort of The Church at Martinsburg to provide frozen turkeys to accompany meals that local agencies prepare and distribute to local families in the Berkeley and Jefferson counties.

        On…Continue Reading

        Cobb publishes Panhandle Portraits, a coffee-table book set exploring EP residents

        CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — Local writer Katherine Cobb announces the release of her new nonfiction coffee-table book set, Panhandle Portraits, a Glimpse at the Diverse Residents of West Virginia’s Eastern…Continue Reading

        “Limited Edition” Christmas Ornaments Available - Trinity United Methodist Church

        This year’s 2016 “Limited Edition” ornament of Trinity United Methodist Church is now available.

        Ornaments can be purchased at the Newberry Executive Center-142 N. Queen Street or the Trinity United Methodist Church-220…Continue Reading

        Open Positions at Berkeley Senior Services

        Executive Assistant, Full Time

        Pleasant personality; able to work in a fast-paced office environment; be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, web-based programs and math; good organizational, multi-tasking…Continue Reading

        Martinsburg-Area Residents Invited To U.S. Cellular’s Free Device Workshop

        MARTINSBURG, W. Va. – The holidays are hectic, but the mobile capabilities of today’s latest devices can prove helpful when it comes to streamlining the hustle and bustle of the season. Much comes down to making sure individuals are fully…Continue Reading

        Call for Entries - 2017 Cumberland Valley Artists and Photographers

        Entry Deadline - November 20, 2016

        Download entry and guidelines information

        Contact the museum with questions at 301-739-5727 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)Continue Reading

        November Events at Asbury UMC

        Asbury UMC Veterans Dinner - Sunday; November 06, 2016 @ 5 PM

        Asbury United Methodist Church in Charles Town, WV will honor Veterans from Jefferson County on Sunday; November 06, 2016 at 5 p.m. The evening will begin…Continue Reading

        Two “Old World” Craft Workshops Being Offered at the Conococheague Institute

        Mercersburg, PA – Just in time for creating handmade holiday gifts the Conococheague Institute is hosting two very special workshops: Tape Loom Weaving on November 19 from 10am-2pm and Creating Carolina Stars on December 3 from 9am-1pm.…Continue Reading

        Black Box Arts Center presents Alice@Wonderland

        The highly acclaimed programs for children and youth at the Black Box Arts Center continue this fall with the production of the musical .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)Continue Reading

        Nov. 18 Lunch Will Preview Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra Concert

        Those attending the Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra’s November 19 concert in Shepherdstown will have an opportunity to get a preview of the performance at a luncheon the day before.

        The concert, which is sponsored by Friends of…Continue Reading

        2016 Shepherdstown Holiday Ornament Now Available

        Historic Shepherdstown has created another ornament in its series of prominent Shepherdstown landmarks. The 2016 ornament features the Shepherdstown Library, formerly known as the Old Market House. Sales of the ornaments will raise funds…Continue Reading

        Jefferson County Interact Club Makes Flood-Relief Donation

        Students from the Interact Club at Jefferson County’s Jefferson High School have donated $1,700 to help the town of Richwood, WV, rebuild from the floods that devastated several counties in the state last June 23. Richwood, in Nicholas…Continue Reading

        Halloween Safety Tips from the Red Cross

        Be safe while you have fun this Halloween

        Ghouls and goblins will take over the night. But even scary creatures need to be safe and celebrate Halloween right. Halloween’s greatest hazards are not vampires and villains – they’re…Continue Reading

        PT Position Open at Johnnies Express

        Johnnies Express is looking for a part time employee to fill a vacancy on our team. We are looking for an individual with the following qualifications:

        • Able to work a flexible schedule with an average of 12-15 hrs per week…Continue Reading

          Ceremony Held To Mark Creation Of New Jefferson Co. Nature Preserve

          A ceremony was held October 25 to mark the creation of a new nature preserve in Jefferson County, WV.

          The ceremony was held at the preserve property, which is located at 1469 Lloyd Road, about 6 miles south west of Charles Town. The…Continue Reading

          Washington County To Host National Fall Lax Fest, October 28-30

          HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND –Washington County will host the National Fall Lax Fest tournament October 28-30, 2016. The lacrosse tournament, organized by Think Lax Tournaments, expects to draw 150 participating female youth teams with over 3,000…Continue Reading

          Berkeley Arts Council November Classes Open for Registration

          The Berkeley Arts Council’s November classes are open for registration. Starting November 10, Judith Becker will offer “Beginning Watercolor Pencil - Creating Holiday Cards. This class presents the pleasant watercolor painting process…Continue Reading

          Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra Will Kick Off New Concert Season Nov. 19

          The Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra will launch its new season on November 19 with an all-Mozart concert in Shepherdstown.
          The concert, which is sponsored by Friends of Music, will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church at 7:30 p.m.

          The…Continue Reading

          Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra Will Kick Off New Concert Season Nov. 19

          The Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra will launch its new season on November 19 with an all-Mozart concert in Shepherdstown.

          The concert, which is sponsored by Friends of Music, will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church at 7:30 p.m. The…Continue Reading

          Upcoming Candidate Forums To Be Recorded and Posted Online

          The League of Women Voters of Jefferson County cordially invites the public to a series of forums to introduce the candidates for the upcoming election.

          The next forum is TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18 in the county commission meeting room at…Continue Reading

          Shepherdstown School of Dance presents ‘The Nutcracker’

          The Shepherdstown School of Dance will take the stage at the Frank Arts Center at Shepherd University with three performances of the famous Nutcracker Ballet on Saturday Dec. 10 and Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, for their 10th annual holiday performance.

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          Good Natured is closing on November 5th

          It’s been a good run, but “the times are a changing.” With Internet sales, customer demands, and the encroaching chain restaurants it seems that our current operation is not a necessary part of the community. Operating a…Continue Reading

          Brownfields Redevelopment in Martinsburg:  Martinsburg Hosting Upcoming Workshops for Public Input

          It is a pivotal time in Martinsburg. Significant economic investment has been occurring throughout the city. Now is the time to identify specific redevelopment and revitalization projects for the vacant or underutilized post-industrial and…Continue Reading

          Shepherd Lifelong Learning Program: Tour of Alfred I. DuPont’s Nemours Estate

          Tuesday, October 25th - tour Nemours, the mansion of Alfred I. DuPont, a 77-room mansion, the largest formal French gardens in North America, a Chauffeur’s Garage housing a collection of vintage automobiles used on the estate, and near…Continue Reading

          Antietam Tours / Road Runner Services To Offer Mini-Coach Tours Of Antietam Illumination

          HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND –Visit Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) member Antietam Tours/ Road Runner Services will offer mini-coach tours of the annual Antietam National Battlefield Memorial Illumination on December…Continue Reading

          Oct. / Nov. Events at Asbury UMC

          Asbury UMC Sanctuary Dedication

          Asbury United Methodist Church in Charles Town WV cordially invites our community to join us at one of our sanctuary dedication services on Sunday; November 06, 2016 (8:30, 9:35 or 11:00).  The…Continue Reading