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Rams ‘Rally for Respect’ calls for anti-violence towards minority groups

October 11, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN — “Whatever we are, wherever we go, ‘yes’ means ‘yes’ and ‘no’ means ‘no’” was one of the many chants resounding from a group of a couple dozen Shepherd University students and... more »»

Stubblefield Institute for Civil Political Communications launched at Shepherd University

October 11, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN — The Bonnie and Bill Stubblefield Institute for Civil Political Communications at Shepherd University was launched on Oct. more »»

‘Rock ’n’ Roll is Here to Stay!’ to be celebrated with CASA-EP fundraiser next Friday

October 11, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN — Sixteen years ago, Val Smith and Joan Ergin founded CASA of the Eastern Panhandle, Inc. more »»

Freedom’s Run: Runners compete to win against themselves or others

October 11, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN — The winners to the 2019 Freedom’s Run were named at an awards ceremony at The Bavarian Inn on Saturday afternoon, as runners and their families and friends relaxed with beer and... more »»

Founder Day draws hundreds of students, alumni to celebrate with parade, ceremony

October 4, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Michelle Lawson helped the Rams' mascot, J.C., drink from a bottle of water, while he rested in his trailer on Friday afternoon. After a five minute break, Lawson, J.C. more »»

A conversation with 2019 Appalachian Heritage Writer-in-Residence Crystal Wilkinson

October 4, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN — Appalachia Studies and Communication Director Sylvia Shurbutt first met Crystal Wilkinson through her stories, which she said spoke to her the most in Appalachian literature, along... more »»

‘Being Black in Appalachia’: Appalachian Heritage Festival awards, lecture presented

October 4, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN — 2019 Appalachian Heritage Writer-in-Residence Crystal Wilkinson gave her keynote speech on Sept. 26 in Erma Ora Byrd Hall, during the Appalachian Heritage Festival awards ceremony. more »»

New Anthology of Appalachian Writers celebrated with song, storytelling and art

October 4, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN — “A Celebration of Appalachian Song, Storytelling and Photographic Art” took place on Friday, as community members gathered in the Robert C. more »»

A dog-gone good time

October 4, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Shepherd University junior nursing major Taylor Bryan watches her five-month-old golden retriever, Skooter, as he relaxes before the beginning of the Founder Day Procession down Kin... more »»

Ready for the journey: Shepherdstown environmental activist to walk across Denmark

September 27, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- For many, having a thyroid gland die at age 21 and then contracting cancer in their right hip, requiring a hemipelvectomy, might stop them from living an active lifestyle. more »»

A different shape of the 'UniVerse': Storyteller presents creative retelling of the universe's creation

September 27, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- While the audience may initially have been captivated by Irish storyteller Clare Murphy's lilting accent, their attention was quickly diverted by Murphy's enthusiastic retelling of... more »»

Shepherdstown Night Out: Event connects community with emergency service providers

September 27, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- In the distance, a fire truck's ladder reached high into the sky, as community members and emergency service providers mingled along North King Street during Shepherdstown Night Out... more »»

Sunflower in bloom

September 20, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- A sunflower blooms by Town Run Tap House and Community Pub on Friday. more »»

Reading aloud: 'Bertie the Buffalo' visits Shepherdstown

September 20, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Scottish author Wendy H. Jones reads "Bertie the Buffalo" to children in the Shepherdstown Public Library's Children's Department on Friday afternoon. more »»

Temahoa Love and Mandy Staffa art exhibit explores local, international landscapes

September 20, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN — Looking for a sunny meadow or hilly vista? Look no further than The Bridge Gallery’s current exhibit, which opened on Saturday evening with a reception, featuring the exhibit’s two... more »»

42nd Annual Oktoberfest draws hundreds to Bavarian Inn

September 20, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Edelweiss German Band and Dancers performed at the 42nd Annual Oktoberfest, as crowds gathered to enjoy German beer, wine and food at the Bavarian Inn on Sunday afternoon. more »»

'Ultimate Elvis Tribute': King of Rock & Roll celebrated with singing, dancing

September 13, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Elvis impersonator Patrick Johnson sings a rock ballad for the audience at Town Run Tap House and Community Pub on Friday night. more »»

Compassionate care: Psychiatric nurse practitioner discusses stigma around mental health care

September 13, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Ron Grubb hadn't planned on spending his entire nursing career in the field of psychiatry, but when his psychiatric nursing test scores out-performed those of his classmates at West... more »»

Hundreds of concerned citizens crowd MARC train hearing

September 13, 2019 CHARLES TOWN -- The Maryland Department of Transportation's and Maryland Transit Administration's public hearing in Charles Town on Saturday drew hundreds of residents from West Virginia and Marylan... more »»

Social Activism Panel teaches students, community how to take a stand for their beliefs

September 13, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Last week, Shepherd University hosted its inaugural Social Justice Project Week of Action, sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs and the Social Justice Project. more »»

Shepherdstown Battlefield easement placed on 24 acres of Potomac River Bluff

September 13, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Although the process has been slow, the Jefferson County Historic Landmarks Commission continues to add to the land under a conservation easement, as it works toward getting all of... more »»


Tuesday Afternoon Sewing Time October 22, 2019

Bring your sewing, knitting, embroidery, even your mending — and let's enjoy each other's company inthe Parlor Room of Trinity Episcopal's Parish House, 1 to 4 p.m. Questions? Call Paula Lelansky at 304-876-2930. more »

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