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Winners… a roundup of students’ achievements

[cleeng_content id=”143024216″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]Top-flight runner Jefferson High running star Andrew Milliron (right) has won an appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., where he was recruited for his academic achievements and to be part of the school’s cross country and track teams. The Academy states the four-year scholarship, […]

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[cleeng_content id=”705672350″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]“But mother frets if the wood gets low.” – O Pioneers, Willa Cather There is a certain point in a boy’s life when he finally becomes less a child who needs extra care and tending and more a valued contributor to home and hearth. It is a blurry line, […]

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When it’s cold out, turn to a comforting soup

[cleeng_content id=”116336021″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]What better way to warm up on a chilly day than a steaming bowl of soup? Families have their favorites – chicken and noodles, tomato, split pea, vegetable, corn chowder, clam chowder, and so many more. Here we offer some soups that are delicious and easy to prepare. One […]

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Community Calendar

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Community Calendar

[cleeng_content id=”901752744″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”] TODAY | 26 Nutrition talk: Nutritionist Barbara Gerwatosky will discuss strategies for diet and exercise at 5:15 p.m. at Charles Town Library at 200 E. Washington St. The free talk is part of the library’s observation of February as Heart Month. For details, call the library at 304-725-2208. […]

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Honored in Italy

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Honored in Italy

[cleeng_content id=”186768149″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]Charles Town painter gets solo show in Milan It’s the first time Abelow – a graduate of the Cooper Union School of Fine Arts in New York – has had a solo exhibition of paintings in Europe. The works on display at Lucie Fontaine in Milan through March 25 […]

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[cleeng_content id=”661278280″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”] With Mardi Gras looming, I thought it might be fun to cook up some New Orleans-styled goodies featuring duck, andouille sausage and Creole seasoning. These rich ingredients are typical of the fare from this town that knows how to party – an instinct that goes into overdrive during […]

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Meal becomes secondary

[cleeng_content id=”188826204″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]The Pine Grove Mills Presbyterians sure know how to throw down a turkey supper. Early on a Saturday morning in the church’s cozy kitchen, the usual crew of cooks and supervisors eased a couple of plump birds into roasters, salt and pepper shakers wielded by expert hands. The coffee […]

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[cleeng_content id=”248468501″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]SHEPHERDSTOWN – Area young people have until April 8 to apply for the Potomac Valley Audubon Society’s summer youth camp scholarship program. The program helps send deserving youngsters to summer camps that emphasize conservation and the environment. Money for the scholarships comes from donations as well as the Society’s […]

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Illusionist Mario Orsini’s Saturday show  in Inwood will boost scholarship fund

[cleeng_content id=”567219554″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]INWOOD – Local illusionist Mario Orsini returns to familiar ground this weekend, headlining a fundraiser here to raise scholarship money for his alma mater. Orsini, a 1999 graduate of Musselman High, says he’s looking forward to the Saturday performance. “I like to perform locally for my community,” he said. […]

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Going to the dogs: Photographer shoots to get pet portraits

[cleeng_content id=”381260081″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]KEARNEYSVILLE – For photographer Barbara Keech, who wants to help dogs every day of the year, what better vehicle than a calendar filled with photograph after photograph of beloved pets? Keech, who operates Keech Photography from her home near Shepherdstown, plans to begin taking portraits of local canines next […]

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