Frederick County

Schools consider options after closings

School buses are parked at the Warren County Public School's Transportation Department on Criser Road in Front Royal on Thursday. Public schools in Warren and Frederick counties are closed today due to last weekend's blizzard.  Shenandoah County schools were already scheduled to be closed today.  Rich Cooley/Daily

January 28, 2016

Frederick, Shenandoah and Warren county schools were among many districts that remained closed throughout the week during the aftermath and cleanup of winter storm Jonas.

Slow recovery from winter storm

January 27, 2016

Melting snow and working crews have managed to clear up many roads since the weekend snowstorm hit, but area schools have tried to keep students safe by announcing closures for another day this week.

Shelters, hospitals ready to help

January 22, 2016

Local organizations say they are ready to help those who will need shelter and emergency care this weekend.
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New site manager leads 2016 Cedar Creek plans

December 21, 2015

Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park’s newly hired Site Manager Karen Beck-Herzog made her introductions at the Dec. 17 Park Advisory Commission meeting.

Youth Development Center remains relevant

Regina O'Brien, executive director of Winchester Youth Development Center, tidies a pair of Christmas trees      decorated for sale as part of their holiday fundraiser.    Rich Cooley/Daily

November 21, 2015

During the past two decades, tens of thousands of middle and high school students from Winchester and Frederick and Clarke Counties have participated in the programs and facilities at Winchester’s Youth Development Center (YDC).

Sherando students pilot business mentorships

Liz Lewis, right, American Woodmark CFO assistant, discusses FBLA competitive events with Sherando seniors Autumn Gordan and Danielle Mudd. Rachel Mahoney/Daily

November 13, 2015

Sherando students involved with FBLA will be getting some hands-on experience from mentors at American Woodmark in the coming months after their orientation at the company on Friday.

Grape harvest boosted for region

October 31, 2015

After a year of up-and-down weather, the fall harvest for grape producers in the Northern Shenandoah Valley appeared to have ended more positive than previous seasons.

Campaign surpasses halfway point at meeting

October 30, 2015

WINCHESTER – United Way of Northern Shenandoah Valley announced promising 2015 campaign fundraising figures thus far at its first public report meeting on Friday morning.

New accreditation ratings show testing gains

October 29, 2015

Area schools are better able to gauge their progress working toward regaining accreditation after the Virginia Department of Education created new ratings earlier this month.