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First Morgan County Blue Lives Matter 5K Held

BERKELEY SPRINGS, WV - On July 29, over 70 people participated in the first Blue Lives Matter 5K in Berkeley Springs. The fundraising event was to create the non-profit Morgan County Officers Down Memorial Fund, a scholarship fund for students…Continue Reading

Technology Tips To Make Sure You Don’t Get Left In The Dark During The Total Solar Eclipse

Martinsburg, W.Va. - The dark day is nearly here…are you ready to capture it? For the first time in 38 years, a total solar eclipse will occur in the contiguous United States on Aug. 21, with 14 states from Oregon to South Carolina in the…Continue Reading

Remembering the Fallen – The Service and Sacrifice of the American Soldier

In commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of Antietam National Cemetery, the National Park Service, Shepherd University and Eastern National, the battlefield cooperative association, are sponsoring a speaker series on three consecutive Saturday…Continue Reading

New Little Free Library Now Open at South Jefferson Park

Adult patrons of South Jefferson Library put up a little library at South Jefferson Park.  The building was constructed and donated by Steve Hebert and Monumental Construction of Jefferson, Maryland.  He did a wonderful job making…Continue Reading

Dr. James Broomall presents “Crossroads: Civil War Comes to Shepherdstown”

On August 30, Dr. James J. Broomall will speak on “Crossroads: Civil War Comes to Shepherdstown.” Dr. Broomall is an Assistant Professor of History at Shepherd University, and Director of the George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of…Continue Reading

Upcoming August Events from the Berkeley Arts Council

Join us on Friday, August 4 at the Fridays @ Five concert and Farmers Market on The Square in Martinsburg to meet teaching artist Judith Becker and learn more about her and the classes she is offering.

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U.S. Cellular associates will share must-have apps, tips for adventure at free Device Workshop

MARTINSBURG, W. V.a. – August is American Adventures Month, and outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy going on a walk or a hike, or navigating bodies of water to celebrate. As travelers set out for adventures of all kinds, they should never leave…Continue Reading

Soccer Camps for children ages 3-4 and 5-7

Get ready for a week of soccer! Lauren Trumble, Assistant Coach of the Martinsburg High School Girls’ soccer team, and previous state champion, leads drills and games designed to bring out the love of the game, in campers. Learning…Continue Reading

Friends Of Music Announces New Concert Season

The Friends of Music has announced the schedule for its 2017-2018 performance season. The season will run from September 2017 through May 2018. For the first time, the number of concerts by the Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra is being expanded…Continue Reading

Cancelled - “Terror on the Conococheague” at the Conococheague Settlement – July 29 & 30

This event has been cancelled due to impending weather.

Mercersburg, PA – From a letter in the Maryland Gazette, March 11, 1756:  “… about 150 Yards from the House found Lowther dead and scalped, and otherwise…Continue Reading

“Ghosts Of Shepherdstown” Season 2 Has More Locals’ Stories

They’re back. Ghosts Of Shepherdstown” is back on Destination America channel with a second season on Mondays at 10 p.m. This time, they are branching out into other towns with strange activity. The first episode, about the John Brown…Continue Reading

Upcoming Martinsburg Renew Community Events

Event: Rapping Up Summer Block Party
Who’s involved?: Martinsburg Renew is partnering with the Housing Authority
What is it?: We are having an old school block party to wrap up the summer.  There will…Continue Reading

Art Instructors to Meet and Greet at Farmers’ Market, Friday August 4 from 5-7pm

The public is invited to stop by the Berkeley Arts Council booth during the Fridays at 5/Farmers Market event on August 4 at the Martinsburg Square to meet Teaching Artist Judith Becker and professional photographer David Rehor, to learn…Continue Reading

Gas company wins ‘right of eminent domain’ hearing against family farm

Mountaineer Gas Company won an eminent domain hearing on June 30 against the Kesecker family and their Crossroads Canning Company. The gas company could take approximately 8.6 acres of the family’s farmland for a natural gas pipeline that…Continue Reading

Berkeley Art Works Fall Art Classes Announced

The Berkeley Arts Council has announced its schedule of fall classes to be offered at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. Teaching artist Judith Becker and professional photographer David Rehor will team up to provide…Continue Reading

Digital Field Photography Class Offered at the Berkely Art Works

The Berkeley Arts Council is offering a course in Digital Field Photography taught by professional photographer David Rehor. The classes will run four Saturday afternoons starting July 29.

This is a digital photography workshop where…Continue Reading

Gravestone Preservation Workshop at Harpers Cemetery

The Harpers Ferry Historic Landmarks Commission, in coordination with Harpers Cemetery Board of Trustees and the WV Division of Culture and History, will host a two day workshop that will provide basic information and skills for people who…Continue Reading

Call to all 2-D artists:  National Juried Art Show in Harrisonburg, VA

Call to all 2-D artists:  Larkin Arts in Harrisonburg, VA is hosting its 2017 National Juried Art Show. 

Deadlines are approaching quickly—entries to the competition are due by August 14.  $2000 in cash and prizes…Continue Reading

Berkeley Arts Council Call for Artists: “Critters”

The Berkeley Arts Council announces a call for artists for “Critters”, a juried exhibit of artwork depicting all varieties of animals, wild or domestic.

Entry is by email. There is no entry fee. There are two categories: an open…Continue Reading

Watch corks become a work of art at Big Cork Vineyards

What can you do with 60,000 wine corks?

The crafty up-cycling of wine corks can be found all over Pinterest and Etsy. But one artist in Michigan has fully elevated the humble wine cork by creating museum quality portraits with hundreds…Continue Reading

New Art Exhibit Featuring the Photos of Don Ranelli at South Jefferson Public Library

The South Jefferson Public Library, located at 49 Church Street, Summit Point, WV, is pleased to announce a display and sale of photographs taken by Don Ranelli for the months of July and August, 2017.  Don, the library’s founder and…Continue Reading

Upcoming events from the Berkeley Arts Bulletin

The Berkeley Arts Council presents Photo 17, our fifth National Juried Photography Exhibit, to be displayed at the Berkeley Art Works from June 28 - August 12, 2017. There will be a reception and awards presentation on June 30 from 5-6pm…Continue Reading

Newcomer House Porch Program Scheduled for July 1, 2017 – Civil War Singer/Storyteller Matthew Dodd

As part of the Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area’s (HCWHA) 2017 Porch Program Series, singer and storyteller Matthew Dodd will entertain visitors on Saturday, July 1, from 11:30 am – 4:30 pm on the porch of the Newcomer House on the…Continue Reading

Most Annoying Cellphone Habits Revealed in Honor of Cellphone Courtesy Month

U.S. Cellular Survey Shows Users and Those Around Them Have Different Opinions

With the newest technology right at our fingertips, it can be easy to get caught up in the virtual world instead of staying in the present. While smartphone…Continue Reading

Historian Kyle Bjornson Presents “On the Homefront” Suite of Programs at Four Heritage Area Sites

Historian/HCWHA intern Kyle Bjornson will present a suite of free, 30-minute, ranger-style presentations on the Civil War civilian experience.

Bjornson, who holds a Master of Arts in Public History from the University of South Carolina,…Continue Reading

“The Lay Of The Land”- An Exhibition of Paintings, Prints, & Turned Wood

The Shepherdstown Community Club (War Memorial Building), 102 E. German St., Shepherdstown, WV, hosts a four day exhibition of new works by artists Susan Carney, Mark Muse and Neil Super. The exhibit runs Thursday, July 6th through Sunday,…Continue Reading

Berkeley Arts Council Call for Entries: Fifth Annual Eastern West Virginia Juried Art Exhibit

The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia announces the Fifth Annual Eastern West Virginia Juried Exhibit, to be displayed in the Berkeley Art Works Gallery, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg, WV. The exhibition will be…Continue Reading

Old Opera House’s 11th Annual New Voice Play Festival: June 23 - 25

The Old Opera House is proud to announce the finalists for the Old Opera House’s 11th Annual New Voice Play Festival.  Each year the Old Opera House asks playwrights from across the country to send us their new one-act plays. …Continue Reading

Discovery Station Museum Announces New Logo And Rebranding

Hagerstown, MD—The Discovery Station announced the launch of a new Discovery Station logo as part of the ongoing evolution of the museum’s mission to provide learning experiences to thousands of children and families each year.

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Learn How To Stay Safe And Secure With Your Smart Device During Free Device Workshop

MARTINSBURG, W. Va. – The latest smart devices and fast data speeds continue to make accessing the Internet easier than ever before. While being connected via an Apple iPhone 7, Samsung Galaxy S8 or other preferred device provides users…Continue Reading

Abolitionist Ale Works To Hold Grand Opening Block Party This Saturday, June 17

Live music, craft beer and exciting new beginnings will be the theme in downtown Charles Town this Saturday, June 17, as Abolitionist Ale Works, formerly Front Porch Brewing Co will open its doors for the first time to the public.

But…Continue Reading

Everyone Invited To Shepherdstown 4th Of July Parade And Picnic

The historic town of Shepherdstown will hold its annual Independence Day parade and community picnic on Tuesday, July 4. Both events will be held rain or shine.

Everyone is welcome at both events and admission will be free. The parade…Continue Reading

Sierra Club Sponsors Green Jobs Expo to Showcase Community and Employment Opportunities

The West Virginia Chapter of Sierra Club will host a Green Jobs Expo to highlight opportunities for careers and employment in sustainable businesses in West Virginia on June 20, 2017 at the Holiday Inn Martinsburg.

Prior to a complimentary…Continue Reading

Civil War Summer Lecture Series at the Jacob Rohrbach Inn

Come join leading historians and Antietam Battlefield Guides as they discuss intriguing topics of the Maryland Campaign of 1862 and the Civil War during our Civil War Summer Lecture Series.

These outdoors programs are free and open…Continue Reading

Final Concert Of Friends Of Music Season Set For June 25 On Popodicon Lawn

The Friends of Music will present the fifth and final concert of their current season at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, June 25 in Shepherdstown. This will be a special outdoor concert, held under a tent with chairs on the front lawn of Shepherd University’s…Continue Reading

Friends Of Music Award Scholarship To Washington High School Grad

The Friends of Music have awarded a $500 scholarship to Emma Locarnini, who just graduated from Washington High School. Friends Vice President Linda Walker presented the check to Emma at the school on May 31.

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Contemporary American Theater Festival & Washington County Museum Of Fine Arts Summer Exhibition

Costume and fashion exhibitions are experiencing increased popularity in metropolitan cities across the United States and Europe. A collaboration between the Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF) in Shepherdstown, West Virginia and…Continue Reading

June 2 First Friday Coffeehouse Feature Master Guitar Maker And Songwriter

First Friday Coffeehouse will feature Fredericksburg, Virginia songwriter and instrument maker Bob Gramann. The event is held June 2 at Trinity Orchard House on Route 45 mid-way between Shepherdstown and Martinsburg, West Virginia. …Continue Reading

Studio M Celebrates Ten-Year Anniversary 
with a Big Thank You to Clients

CHARLES TOWN — Studio M Salon & Boutique is celebrating its ten-year anniversary with giveaways and festivities the entire month of June. The focus is on thanking clients for their patronage and helping make it a successful, community…Continue Reading

Front Porch Brewing Co Announces Name Change To Abolitionist Ale Works And Grand Opening Schedule

After nearly two years in the making, Charles Town’s Front Porch Brewing Co has announced its grand opening date but not before announcing that they will no longer be called Front Porch Brewing Co.

The Downtown Charles Town Brewery…Continue Reading

Two Innovative History Seminars sponsored by Friends of Webb-Blessing House

The public is invited to attend two innovative, all-day history seminars: “Celebrating Storer College and its Impact on Jefferson County and the Nation” (June 8th) and “Three Historians Speak: Researching Jefferson County…Continue Reading

Friday’s @ Five Summer Concert Series on the Town Square Schedule Announced

Looking for something free and exciting to do in downtown Martinsburg on a Friday afternoon this summer? Come to Friday’s @ Five for a taste of great music and fun!

Friday’s @ Five at the Town Square, Presenting Sponsor by Gibson…Continue Reading

Friends Of Music Award Scholarship To Jefferson HS Senior

The Friends of Music have awarded a $500 scholarship to Ally Ward, a graduating senior at Jefferson High School.

The scholarship was presented at the school’s annual Band Awards Night the evening of May 16. Ally, who lives in…Continue Reading

Berkeley Arts Council Announces Photo17 Accepted Artists

The Berkeley Arts Council announced the accepted artists for the Photo 17 National Juried Photography Exhibit, to be displayed at the Berkeley Art Works from June 28 - August 12, 2017. There will be a reception and awards presentation on…Continue Reading

Friends Of Music Donate Keyboard, Sheet Music To Shepherdstown Elementary School

The Friends of Music have donated a new electronic piano keyboard and five sets of concert band sheet music to the music program at the Shepherdstown Elementary School.

The donations were presented at an assembly of music students…Continue Reading

Daytime Closure of the 200 Block of North Queen Street on June 3, 2017

The City of Martinsburg is preparing for contractor activities in front of the City Hall building located at 232 North Queen Street in Martinsburg, West Virginia. The general contractor for this project, W. Harley Miller Contractors, will…Continue Reading

Applications for *Free* Community Trees available

Applications are available to plant free community trees at your neighborhood park, school, church, HOA common area, or any other public space.

Cacapon Institute and our partners with the Carla Hardy WV Project CommuniTree program…Continue Reading

WVCALA: Water Crisis Personal Injury Lawyers Request Millions In Fees, Average Person Will Get $525

Press release received from West Virginia Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse

Charleston, W.Va. – West Virginia Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse (WV CALA) calls a request for nearly $45 million in personal injury lawyer fees for…Continue Reading

Deadline May 22 for entries in Berkeley Arts Council Juried Photography Exhibit

The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia announces its 2017 National Juried Photography Exhibit, to be displayed in the Berkeley Art Works Gallery, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. The exhibit will be on display June…Continue Reading

Eastern WV Community Foundation Seeking Program Manager

The Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation is actively recruiting a Program Manager to handle day-to-day operations of the organization’s grant and scholarship programs. The Foundation has operated with a three person staff for nearly…Continue Reading

Berkeley County Arts Council Bulletin - May / June Events

Art Exhibits

Continuing through May 20
The Seventh Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit
The Art and Earth juried exhibit attracted 144 works by 60 artists from 20 states. Juror Sonya Evanisko of Shepherd…Continue Reading

Historic Shepherdstown to Feature Quilt Events in May

On May 24, Fawn Valentine, a West Virginia quilt expert, will be in Shepherdstown to “read” local quilts from 1 to 3 p.m. and to give a talk, “West Virginia Quilts and Quiltmakers: Echoes from the Hills,” at 7 p.m.…Continue Reading

Volunteers Needed for Tree Planting - Saturday, May 13th

Volunteers from Charles Town Parks and Recs Commission have received 16 free trees through the Carla Hardy WV Project CommuniTree to be planted at Jefferson Memorial Park on Saturday May 13, 2017 at 11:00am. CTree promotes tree planting and…Continue Reading

Artisan Bread Class at Historic Peter Burr Farm

In this two part class, attendees will learn: how to create and maintain a sourdough starter, kneading and rising techniques; they will also make a loaf of bread that will be baked on site; and take home sourdough starter to make bread at…Continue Reading

2nd Jackson’s Raid on the Roundhouse Event This Weekend

On June 19, 1861, Colonel Thomas J. Jackson was given an order by Brigadier General Joseph Johnston to destroy the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad tracks and roundhouse at Martinsburg. (This was before his famous nickname and his rank as a…Continue Reading

French & Indian War Bus Tour June 10

MERCERSBURG, PA – Hop on the bus Saturday, June 10 for a day-long guided bus tour as we explore the significance of the Conocheague District in the French and Indian War (1754 – 1760). The tour begins and ends at the Conocheague Institute’s…Continue Reading

WVCALA: Governor Justice Approves Much-Needed Lawsuit Reforms Passed By The Legislature

Charleston, W.Va. – Legal watchdog group West Virginia Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse (WV CALA) is applauding Governor Jim Justice and the West Virginia Legislature for enacting additional much-needed lawsuit reforms during the recently…Continue Reading

Shepherdstown Back Alley Garden Tour And Tea Set For May 20-21

The historic town of Shepherdstown will hold its 20th annual Back Alley Garden Tour and Tea the weekend of May 21 and 22.

The event, which is sponsored by the Shepherdstown Community Club, will include a self-guided walking tour of…Continue Reading

Friends Of Music Donate Instruments To Charles Town Middle School

The Friends of Music have donated 13 ukuleles to the music program at Charles Town Middle School. The instruments were presented during a music class at the school on Thursday, April 27.

The accompanying photo shows members of the…Continue Reading

Film & Program: Now is the Time: Healthcare for Everybody - May 18

Now is the Time: Healthcare for Everybody is a new film screening at the Shepherdstown Opera House, Thursday, May 18, 7 p.m., free.

The title aptly mirrors headlines popping up throughout the U.S. People in a rapidly growing nationwide…Continue Reading

14Th Annual Museum Ramble To Spotlight Washington County Museums And Historic Sites

WASHINGTON COUNTY, MARYLAND – The 14th annual Washington County Museum Ramble will be held throughout the month of May. The Ramble has more than 30 participating museums and historic sites located in Washington County, most of which open…Continue Reading

Shepherdstown Rotary Club Awards Grants To Promote Reading

The Shepherdstown Rotary Club has awarded three “Rotary Reads” grants totaling $1,350 to three local institutions to promote reading. The Club presented the two largest grants at its April 18 weekly breakfast meeting at the Bavarian Inn…Continue Reading

Sharpsburg Historical Society to Commemorate Entry of the U.S. Into WWI

At its Thursday, April 27, meeting, the Sharpsburg Historical Society will commemorate the entry of the United States into the conflict now called World War I. The meeting starts at 7:00 in Town Hall, 106 East Main St., Sharpsburg.
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Emmy Award-Winning CNN Correspondent Tom Foreman, Guest Author at Celebrity Dinner

Tom Foreman is an Emmy award-winning journalist whose experience spans more than three decades, and touches virtually every major news story in that time period. Foreman has traveled to all 50 U.S. states and more than twenty countries to…Continue Reading

Third Annual Flip Flop Festival to be held in Harpers Ferry and Bolivar, April 22-23

Come celebrate with the Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) and the Trail and Town Alliance of Harpers Ferry and Bolivar during the third annual Flip Flop Festival on April 22-23. The event will feature a variety of activities, vendors, music…Continue Reading

National Park Service proposes plan to manage deer populations at C&O Canal and Harpers Ferry

WASHINGTON — The National Park Service (NPS) today made available for public review and comment its plan to reduce overabundant deer populations that threaten the natural beauty and historic scenery at Harpers Ferry and Chesapeake &…Continue Reading

ROCS Local Market expands Smoke on the ROCS BBQ in Berkeley County

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – ROCS Local Market announces the expansion of its Smoke on the ROCS BBQ menu featuring smoked pulled pork sandwiches, ribs and brisket plus home-style side dishes including baked beans and smoked macaroni and cheese.…Continue Reading

Friends Of Music Donate $500 To Shepherdstown Middle School Jazz Band

The Friends of Music have donated $500 to the Shepherdstown Middle School’s award-winning Jazz Band.

The check was presented during Band class at the school on Thursday, April 13. The accompanying photo shows members of the…Continue Reading

Irish Icons Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill in Berryville, VA April 28

Counry Clare, Ireland - Renowned Irish duo Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill bring their innovative take on Irish music to the Barns of Rose Hill in Berryville, VA, in the Northern Shenandoah Valley on Friday, April 28th, at 8:00PM.

“You’re…Continue Reading

ACFF Spring Fundraiser Features Pollinator Film & Discussion

Shepherdstown, WV.—The American Conservation Film Festival 3rd annual spring fundraiser will shed light on threats facing a number of America’s pollinator species and how we can help them at a party including festive food, drink,…Continue Reading

Reserve your tickets for the Contemporary American Theater Festival’s 2017 Season

Get ready for July and reserve your tickets for the Contemporary American Theater Festival’s 2017 Season: the Summer of Six! 

Where will you travel this summer? To an elite university? To the Bronx in 1977? Will you…Continue Reading

Bechdel Jewelers - Part Time Sales Associate Position

Part Time Retail Sales Associate Position

Are you motivated, outgoing and love jewelry?  We have a retail sales position open and you may be the person we’ve been looking for.

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Next Friends Of Music Concert Set For April 29 In Shepherdstown

The Friends of Music will present the fourth concert of their current season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29 at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Shepherdstown, WV. The concert will feature the Two Rivers Piano and Winds Ensemble. The pianist…Continue Reading

Free Smart Device Workshop Offered To Help Martinsburg Residents See How Easy It Is To Be Green

MARTINSBURG, W. Va. – Earth Day is April 22 and it serves as a great reminder for us all to consider how we are impacting the environment and what changes we can make to positively impact our environment.

U.S. Cellular associates…Continue Reading

Davy Jones Announces 2018 WV State Senate Campaign

After the effort in the legislature to raise taxes on hard working West Virginians, Davy Jones has decided to run for WV state senate, district 16 in 2018.

Mr. Jones has tagged his 2018 campaign as “Freedom, First”.

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Berkeley Arts Council Offers Classes in April

The Berkeley Arts Council is offering two art classes taught by Teaching Artist Judith Becker.

“Improving Your Drawing and Rendering Skills” will be on Thursdays 1-4pm, April 13, 20, 27, and May 4.

“Beginning Color Pencil”…Continue Reading

Seventh Annual Art and Earth Exhibit Opens April 5

The Seventh Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit will open April 5 at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. There will be a reception and awards presentation on Friday, April 21 from 5-7pm. The exhibit will be on display…Continue Reading

Western Maryland National Parks Reduce Deer Populations to Protect Natural and Historic Landscapes

FREDERICK, Md.—Three Western Maryland national parks this month concluded operations to reduce overabundant white-tailed deer that threaten the historic scenery of two Civil War battlefields and a 5,810-acre hardwood mountain forest. …Continue Reading

ROCS Local Market to host grand opening of new Spring Mills ROCS Fresh Kitchen

FALLING WATERS, W.Va. – ROCS Local Market, a family-owned and -operated chain of 15 area convenience stores, invites the community to attend the grand opening of its new ROCS Fresh Kitchen at 1224 TJ Jackson Drive in Falling Waters, West…Continue Reading

“Gallery on Main” launched in Martinsburg

Bringing color to vacant buildings in downtown Martinsburg is the goal of “Gallery on Main”, a collaboration between the Berkeley Arts Council and Main Street Martinsburg. The program showcases creations by eight local artists. Original…Continue Reading

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