Community Notes

Jefferson Memorial Park roundup: Children’s tennis standings — Little League: Cubs 5-0, Vikings 4-1, Hawks 1-4, Owls 0-5. Big League: Lions 4-1, Blue Jays 3-2, Tigers 2-3, Bears 1-4. Results: July 10 — Vikings 8, Owls 4; Cubs 8, Hawks 4; July 11 — Blue Jays 7, Bears 2; Lions 5, Tigers 4; July 12 — Vikings 8, Hawks 4; Cubs 7, Owls 5; July 13 — Blue Jays 5, Bears 4; Tigers 5, Lions 4. League players of the week: Kaleb Lochnor, Austin Thomas, Sarah Leonguerrero, Stone Sanders, Aynese McAllister, Peter Mejia, Paul Remsburg and Emily Schaffer. Jefferson Memorial Park swim team — The swim team won over Northwood and Martinsburg to up their season record to 5-0. Top performers were: Kyle Polczynski, Luisa Holland, Mia Holland, Nick Mazeleski, Kassidy Hoffman, Kay Fieldstein and Matt Grant. Tennis All-Stars — In Little League tennis, the West All-Stars defeated the East All-Stars 7-5 on July 14. Members of the winning team were Isabelle Nichols, Olivia Smith, Aynese McAllister, Sony Smith, Aiden Turney, Paul Remsburg, Michael Henriquez, Kenny Harris and Austin Young. In Big League tennis, the East won over the West 6-3. Members of the winning team were Austin Thomas, Maggie VanVliet, Devin Forman, Issac Washington, Bryce Turney, Sarah Leonguerrero, Stone Sanders, Trenton Littleton, Briana Browning and Susanne Lindsay.

Residents asked to donate: Community residents in and around Middleway are asked to make their annual street light donation in July. Proceeds will help cover the 12 lights.

Apple harvest festival applications being accepted: Artists and craft persons throughout the tri-state and mid-Atlantic region are encouraged to submit application for participation the the Mountain State Apple Harvest Festival, to be held Oct. 20 and 21. The juried show will be held in the historic B&O Railroad Roundhouse complex in downtown Martinsburg. Quality arts, crafts and vintage wares, including painting, photography, ceramics, wood-working, textiles, stained glass, candles, jewelry and more will be considered. Application deadline is Aug. 15. For more information or an application, email or call Linda Snyder at  304-754-8015.

School and food supplies needed: Energy Express, located at Ranson Elementary, is holding a Back-to-School Bash where children will participate in activities in which they created to obtain free school supplies for the upcoming school year. Children will also receive snack-packs of non-perishable food items; we are seeking donations such as: peanut butter, oatmeal, macaroni and cheese, applesauce, dried fruit, crackers, fruit snacks, canned food, and juice boxes. School supply donations are needed such as: crayons, markers, pencils, paper, folders, erasers, scissors, glue bottles, glue sticks, school boxes, and highlighters. Drop-off hours for donations will be on Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at Ranson Elementary School until July 22.

Local artists’ exhibit: The Shepherd University Scarborough Library is hosting an art exhibit as part of the 250th anniversary of Shepherdstown. The exhibit, titled Friday Painters, will be on display through August 30 in the Scarborough Library reading room. For questions, contact Mike Austin at 304-876-0598 or

Library announces summer hours: The Shepherdstown Library is pleased to announce that throughout the summer it will be open on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Every Friday will still be a fine-free day. The library will also be open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For questions, call 304-876-2783 or email or

Council on Aging bus trips: The Jefferson County Council on Aging and Jefferson Capital Tours will be offering bus trips throughout the year. Trips offered include: Pennsylvania Opry: Remembering Elvis — Aug. 15; Cape May, N.J. — Sept. 4 and 5; Inner Harbor Gospel Cruise — Oct. 13; Antietam Cowboy Christmas Show — Nov. 14; Christmas in Williamsburg, Va. — Dec. 5 and 6. For questions or to register, contact Chasidy Rosa-Morales at 304-725-4045 or stop by JCCOA, 103 West 5th Avenue, Ranson.

Low cost veterinarian service offered: Do you have a dog or cat that needs to be spayed or neutered? Spay Today is the area’s reduced-cost spay and neuter program. At the time of surgery, initial shots and tests can also be obtained at lower rates. To find vets and more information, go to or call 304-728-8330.

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