The Rev. Michael Dobbins describes where the first guest family for Family Promise of Shenandoah County stays at St. John Bosco Catholic Church in Woodstock. Rachel Mahoney/Daily

Churches open Family Promise affiliate

After years of planning and community efforts, Family Promise of Shenandoah County got off to a bit of a delayed start when its first guest family began staying with participating churches this week.

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Civil War Era Dancers combine fun with history

Tom Mack directs different moves during the Shenandoah Valley Civil War Era Dancers' February practice session at Samuels Library in Front Royal. Rachel Mahoney/Daily
Tom Mack directs different moves during the Shenandoah Valley Civil War Era Dancers' February practice session at Samuels Library in Front Royal. Rachel Mahoney/Daily

February 12, 2016

Those who attend Shenandoah Valley Civil War Era Dancers’ practices are in for a lesson in what founder Tom Mack calls “a little bit of history and a lot of fun.”

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Subway opens at LFCC campus

Cameron Bowers, 19, of Winchester, eats a sandwich inside the new Subway at Lord Fairfax Community College on Wednesday.  Rich Cooley/Daily
Cameron Bowers, 19, of Winchester, eats a sandwich inside the new Subway at Lord Fairfax Community College on Wednesday.  Rich Cooley/Daily

February 11, 2016

A new Subway opened on the Lord Fairfax Community College campus on Jan. 25 in the Student Union building at the Middletown Campus.

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Churches open Family Promise affiliate

The Rev. Michael Dobbins describes where the first guest family for Family Promise of Shenandoah County stays at St. John Bosco Catholic Church in Woodstock. Rachel Mahoney/Daily
The Rev. Michael Dobbins describes where the first guest family for Family Promise of Shenandoah County stays at St. John Bosco Catholic Church in Woodstock. Rachel Mahoney/Daily

February 12, 2016

After years of planning and community efforts, Family Promise of Shenandoah County got off to a bit of a delayed start when its first guest family began staying with participating churches this week.

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Scott Rasmussen: My first ride in a ‘driverless’ car

Scott Rasmussen
Scott Rasmussen

February 12, 2016

This past Tuesday, I had my first ride in an autonomous car. The anticipation for me was a bit like a kid waiting for Christmas. But when I shared my enthusiasm with friends and colleagues, many thought I was crazy. A few warned me to make sure my life insurance was paid in full before getting into the car. Others seemed to think I was boarding something like the Starship Enterprise and perhaps envisioned Captain Picard saying “Make it so” as we began the ride.

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