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Rotary Club announces winner of Paul Harris award

SHEPHERDSTOWN — A former director of alumni relations and annual fund at Shepherd University was named this year’s recipient of the Paul Harris Award. Julie Siler, of Shepherdstown, currently serves as president of the Arts and Humanities Alliance of Jefferson County. She is also a member of Shepherdstown’s 250th Anniversary Planning Committee, the Steering Committee […]

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That’ll do PIGS!

SHEPHERDSTOWN – It’s been 20 years since animal lovers transformed a dairy farm off Persimmon Lane west of here into PIGS, a sprawling, 56-acre retreat where unwanted, abused or neglected pigs, horses, dogs, cats and other domestic animals find life-long care. This weekend, the PIGS Animal Sanctuary will take note of the landmark anniversary with […]

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Curtain set to open on new CATF season

SHEPHERDSTOWN — The internationally acclaimed Contemporary American Theater Festival at Shepherd University is gearing up for its 22nd season of bringing new American plays to local stages in July. This year’s lineup consists of five shows written within the past year by professional playwrights, two of which will receive their world premiers at the festival. In […]

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Community Notes

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Ranson Festival and Car Show: The Ranson Convention and Visitor Bureau will be having the Ranson Festival and Car Show on Saturday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Vendors will be able to setup at 8 a.m. Tables will be provided. Site with electricity will be $50 and without will be $35. The Ranson Car […]

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Aunt Irene is back

CHARLES TOWN – More than a year after closing her Aunt Irene’s Sweets-n-Treats storefront in downtown Harpers Ferry, Michelle Foust is again indulging locals with her line of one-of-a-kind desserts. Foust brought her oversized cinnamon rolls, Golden Mile Munch, Poor Man’s Truffles, fudge and other homemade goodies to the Charles Town Farmer’s Market last week […]

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Out&about

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Rare horses: The Przewalski’s horse and other rare animals will be on view June 22 as the Potomac Valley Audubon Society takes a special tour of the Smithsonian Institution’s Conservation Biology Institute near Front Royal. The world-renowned zoological research facility at 1500 Remount Road is not normally open to the public. The two-hour tour costs […]

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Drawing in families

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION – As the Mountain Heritage Arts & Crafts Festival kicks off Friday, organizers have added something extra for their youngest visitors: the chance to make traditional Appalachian crafts. The three-day spring festival in Sam Michaels Park, a bucolic setting midway between Charles Town and Harpers Ferry, will be the 41st organized by the […]

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Community News

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  Blood drives set: Panhandle residents have three opportunities to donate blood to the American Red Cross in the coming week: 1 to 7 p.m., Thursday at Fellowship Bible Church, 160 Daniel Road, Shenandoah Junction; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday at Independent Bible Church, 2306 Hedgesville Road, Martinsburg; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday […]

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Jam session

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Jam session

SHEPHERDSTOWN – Scott and Pamela Cruse set out dozens of types of jams and jellies for customers on Saturday mornings at Morgan’s Grove Market here, and the Martinsburg couple is still coming up with new varieties. “Some people think of jelly as something just for your toast in the morning or for the PBJs you […]

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KEARNEYSVILLE — A celebration to honor Lyle C. Tabb & Sons Inc. and its recent award from the West Virginia Small Business Administration begins here at 7 tonight. The Tabbs, who have been Jefferson County farmers since 1800s, are the state’s Jeffrey Butland Family-Owned Small Business of the Year for 2012. They formally accepted the award last week at an awards […]

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