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We need to stop blaming inanimate objects

July 10, 2015 The continued controversy over the Confederate flag, which happens to be this week's targeted inanimate object, needs to cease. more »»

Little League action swift and just

July 2, 2015 The appearance of a group of Jefferson County Little League players and coaches flipping the bird underneath the scoreboard at South Berkeley's fields went viral last week. more »»

Saying farewell and best of luck

June 26, 2015 It is never easy to say goodbye to one who has done so much for the Chronicle and for the community. I find myself in that position this week as we wish Kelly Cambrel farewell and best wishe. more »»

Keep fighting the good fight

June 19, 2015 Congratulations are in order to the police departments in the area for the significant heroin bust this week. more »»

Continuing the Cougar tradition

June 15, 2015 Congratulations are in order for the Jefferson High Cougar baseball team as they took their 11th state championship win in Charleston over the weekend. more »»

Are you prepared for a financial emergency?

June 5, 2015 (Statepoint) Financial stability means more than just being able to cover your monthly expenses. It means having resources to make it through the unexpected. more »»

We need to respect and remember

May 29, 2015 I had the honor of attending the presentation of a new wayside exhibit in Harpers Ferry on Friday. more »»

Wishing a warm welcome to new superintendent

May 25, 2015 We at the Chronicle wish a warm welcome to Bondy Shay Gibson, who was named at the county's new Superintendent of Schools this week. more »»

It takes a village

May 15, 2015 The saying goes that it takes a village to raise a child. Using only the first phrase of the saying, I offer that it takes a village to make a community event successful. more »»

Giving the 'Gift of Life' is important

May 8, 2015 The 'Gift of Life' is a gift that many can give, but don't. The short time it takes to stop in at a blood drive and share what can benefit another is something we should all conside. more »»

Mysterious exam policy benefits no one

May 1, 2015 Teachers and guidance officials at Jefferson High School were told last week that a policy is in place with no exceptions, that students who may miss exam week for whatever reason, will receive zero... more »»

All it takes is a little effort and self-control

April 27, 2015 In preparing the paper this week, I was struck by the information on the upcoming May Day celebration with a focus on the beauty of spring. more »»

Board of Ed should have listened to teachers

April 20, 2015 The recent decision by the Jefferson County Board of Education to deny a request for an exam waiver for Jefferson High students at the end of the second semester was made against the desires of th... more »»

In customer service, be customer oriented

April 13, 2015 Shopping is a fact of life that nearly all of us have to deal with—many on a daily basis. For some it is a joy, therapeutic in its entirety; to others, it is a chore hated above all others. more »»

We won't see the likes of him again

April 3, 2015 The Chronicle joins the rest of the Shepherdstown community in mourning the loss of Connie Hammann. Connie was truly one of a kind—a blessing to all who knew him. more »»

Words and actions defining our society

March 27, 2015 Webster's New World Dictionary defines manners as “polite ways of social behavior. more »»

Housing a player can be a blessing

March 23, 2015 Over the past few years, we have voiced our support of the Charles Town Cannons baseball team, a collegiate team that makes its home in the summer months at Sager Field at Jefferson High School. more »»

And the light changes for whom?

March 13, 2015 With all of the major issues happening around the state and the nation that can cause one stress, this week, for me, it's the little thing that drives me crazy. more »»

Commission move on impact fees reckless at best

February 27, 2015 Spending more than $60,000 of taxpayer money for a study on impact fees and then basically throwing out the information collected in a random act gives little room for faith in the actions of our... more »»

We need to remember not everyone has internet

February 20, 2015 As our children faced another day of canceled classes because of weather, I heard the grumblings of a possible loss of spring break. more »»



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