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Last updated: Sun, 18 Mar 2018 07:39:16 GMT

 Support Groups for March 12 Mon, 12 Mar 2018 20:17:04 GMT

A The Hagerstown Parkinson's Support Group will meet at 11:45 a.m. April 5 at Western Sizzlin' Steakhouse Restaurant, 17567 York Road, Hagerstown, Maryland. Guest speaker will be Arita McCoy, RN, with the Johns Hopkins Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Center.

 This Weekend: March 9 Sat, 10 Mar 2018 04:32:58 GMT

Jennifer Evans and Richard Kinsley will perform on the Appalachian and hammered dulcimer from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Performing Arts Luray on Main Street. The Winchester Model Railroad Club will hold its annual spring train show and sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Winchester Moose Lodge, 215 E. Cork St. The Galestro-Smith Duo will perform from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 901 Amherst St., Winchester.

 Arrest made in Winchester fatal shooting Thu, 08 Mar 2018 08:03:07 GMT

WINCHESTER Va.-During an interview Monday into the death of a Bunker Hill woman at a home near Winchester, Virginia, police arrested the owner of the house where the incident occurred for illegal drug use. Shayna E. Lacy, 38, was identified as the victim of a shooting in Winchester over the weekend, according to a press release from Capt.

 Man sentenced to prison for smuggling cigarettes Wed, 07 Mar 2018 09:43:12 GMT

A Winchester, Virginia, man was sentenced in federal court Monday to serve three years in prison on charges of smuggling cigarettes illegally from Virginia to the New York City area, including in West Virginia. Mohamed Abdo Elbarati, 32, pleaded guilty in Feb. 2016 to one count of conspiracy to traffic in contraband cigarettes, according to a press release from United States Attorney Bill Powell.

 Virginia man sentenced in cigarette smuggling case Tue, 06 Mar 2018 07:45:32 GMT

The U.S. attorney's office in Martinsburg said in a news release that 32-year-old Mohamed Abdo Elbarati of Winchester, Virginia, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to traffic in contraband cigarettes in February 2016. He was sentenced Monday.

 Windy weekend kept power companies busy Tue, 06 Mar 2018 03:30:02 GMT

Most everyone who lost power from the weekend windstorms should have their power back on, just in time for some more inclement weather today and Wednesday. "There is a small chance of freezing rain tonight and Tuesday morning.

 Bunker Hill woman shot and killed in Winchester Mon, 05 Mar 2018 22:39:39 GMT

A Bunker Hill woman was identified by officers Monday as the victim of a shooting in Winchester, Virginia over the weekend. Captain Aleck Beeman with the Frederick County, Virginia, Sheriff's Office identified the deceased as 39-year-old Shayna E. Lacy in a press release.

 Willa Cather Sun, 04 Mar 2018 06:13:10 GMT

Winchester, Va., considered one of the great American writers of the 20th cent. When she was nine her family moved to the Nebraska prairie frontier.

 Why A Carrot Salad Belongs on Your Easter Table Sun, 04 Mar 2018 01:57:28 GMT

Can anyone remember a time when carrot salad was not on the menu at cafeterias and country diners? Alongside creamy potato salads and classic deviled eggs , carrots salads have long been a staple at Easter dinner or spring celebration meals; a mound of grated carrots sprinkled with raisins was sure to be served inside Grandmother's vintage cut glass bowl. While the vision of soggy carrots swimming in a pool of mayonnaise may not tempt your taste buds today, a trip through the Southern Living recipe archives reveals that, just like most things in this world, carrot salad has changed with the times.

 Nor'easter arrives in the valley Sat, 03 Mar 2018 06:02:42 GMT

Josh Robinson of Front Royal stands beside this toppled pine tree in the backyard of his house on East 17th Street in Front Royal. Robinson, who shares the home with his fiancee Leanne Burton, was on the couch when the tree came crashing in shortly after 1 a.m. Friday.

 This Weekend: March 2 Sat, 03 Mar 2018 01:36:30 GMT

Sky Meadows State Park in Delaplane will host a Winter on the Frontier program from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Historic Area. Living historians will portray a detachment of soldiers and civilians passing through the valley on their way to join Washington's Virginia Regiment at Fort Loudoun in Winchester, as well as demonstrate musket drills, hearth cooking and life on the frontier in the 1750s.

 Winchester office solutions company forgoes cheap prices for service Wed, 28 Feb 2018 06:20:29 GMT

Miller's Supplies At Work sprang out of a beauty shop in Lorton, Virginia, growing and swallowing up competitors until it bought BK Office Supply, Inc., in Winchester in 2016. With the acquisition, Miller's kept on Jody Dorsey from BK.

 VSP issues senior alert for missing Frederick County man Tue, 27 Feb 2018 20:45:30 GMT

Marshall Leslie Ritter, 87, was last seen around 7:15 a.m. this morning at his home on Armel Road in Winchester. RItter suffers from a cognitive impairment and may need medical attention, therefore, his disappearance poses a credible threat to his health and safety, police said.

 Farm Up For Historic Registers Tue, 27 Feb 2018 04:18:11 GMT

A centuries-old Shenandoah County farm has been nominated for classification in the Virginia Landmarks Register and the National Register of Historic Places. Members of the Virginia Department of Historic Resources will present the application for the Funkhouser Farm to the Virginia State Review Board and the Virginia Board of Historic Resources on March 15, according to County Administrator Mary Beth Price.

 Music Festival performance dates ready to go Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:06:58 GMT

The 60th annual Weyburn Rotary Music Festival is set to go with a full slate of performers from March 5 to 15, with adjudicators set for the piano, vocal and instrumental competitions. The piano classes will be held the week of March 5-9 at the T.C. Douglas Centre, the vocal classes will be held March 12-14 at the T.C. Douglas Centre and Cugnet Centre, and the instrumental classes are set for March 14-15 at both locations.