Angelica Castro picks grüner veltliner grapes at North Mountain Vineyard in Maurertown on Thursday. Most area vineyards have started picking grapes for wine production.   Rich Cooley/Daily

Area grape harvest begins

The harvest moon has passed, the leaves are starting to brown, and local vintners are trawling the fields – sometimes in the wee morning hours – working on the grape harvest.

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Attorney general candidates make pitches at forum

September 25, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – There wasn’t much space – literally or figuratively – between three Republican candidates for attorney general who appeared at a forum Saturday organized by the Warren County Republican Committee.

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Prep scores: Sept. 24

September 25, 2016

Saturday’s results
Boys cross country
Stonewall Jackson Invitational
Blue results
Team scores: 1. Sherando 64, 2. William Byrd 66, 3.

Dukes ready to start CAA football season

September 24, 2016

HARRISONBURG — James Madison University’s football team starts its Colonial Athletic Association conference schedule today against the University of Maine.



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School Lunch Menu

September 23rd, 2016

This is the Shenandoah County school lunch menu for Sept. 26-30:
Breakfast: French toast, fruit, juice.
Lunch K-5: cheesy


September 23rd, 2016

Union Forge Methodist
The Union Forge United Methodist Church in Edinburg will celebrate homecoming at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. A fellowship

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Froma Harrop: Could Britain become the fourth amigo?

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Froma Harrop

September 25, 2016

Britain’s vote to leave the European Union sparks speculation on where the United Kingdom might turn for new trading partners. How about NAFTA? Britain could become the fourth amigo, joining the United States, Canada and Mexico in the North American Free Trade Agreement.

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