Community News

Derflinger birth

Charis Derflinger

November 23rd, 2014

Daniel and Bethany Derflinger of Scranton, Pa., have announced the birth of Charis Danae Derflinger on Oct. 23. at Leigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, Pa. Charis weighed 5 lbs., 5 oz. and measured 19 inches long. She joins sister, Arielle.

Public meetings, Nov. 24-28

November 23rd, 2014

Shenandoah County
The Citizens Advisory Committee meets at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the government center, 600 N. Main St., Woodstock.

Thomas graduates

November 21st, 2014

David Forrest Thomas of Front Royal graduated from Radford University at the end of the summer session. Thomas, son of Charlene Thomas, earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice.

Dictionaries distributed

ROTARY-DICTIONAIRIES

November 21st, 2014

Donna Ragland and George Daugharty, members of the Rotary Club of Woodstock, along with Shenandoah County Schools Superintendent Jeremy Raley, distributed dictionaries on Nov. 19 to pupils of Teresa Brunton at W.W. Robinson Elementary School. The project is part of the Rotary Club’s ongoing literacy program of donating a book to a local school each week in the name of that week’s meeting speaker. Courtesy photo

School lunch menu for Nov. 24-28

November 20th, 2014

Monday, Nov. 24
• Breakfast: orange juice, apple slices, skillet egg frittata w/biscuit or cereal & toast, milk.
• Lunch

Kiwanis aid program

Strasburg Kiwanis Club members Lorie Crabill, left, and Phil Loving, right, sort through donated items as for the Luke's Backpack program, which provides weekend snacks for school children. Courtesy photo

November 20th, 2014

Strasburg Kiwanis Club members Lorie Crabill, left, and Phil Loving, right, sort through donated items for the Luke’s Backpack program, which provides weekend snacks for school children. Courtesy photo

Robert E. Aylor Middle School honor rolls

November 20th, 2014

The following students at Robert E. Aylor Middle School in Stephens City have been named to the all-A honor roll for the first marking period:

Gleaning for charities

Elementary students from Mountain Laurel Montessori School in Front Royal traveled to Marker Miller Orchard in Winchester to glean apples for local charities and organizations in need. The children gleaned approximately 50 bags of apples.  The gleaning day was part of the school's 25 Acts of Kindness project, which encourages students and families to complete 25 selfless acts throughout the year. Courtesy photo

November 18th, 2014

Elementary students from Mountain Laurel Montessori School in Front Royal traveled to Marker Miller Orchard in Winchester to glean apples for local charities and organizations in need. The children gleaned approximately 50 bags of apples. The gleaning day was part of the school’s 25 Acts of Kindness project, which encourages students and families to complete 25 selfless acts throughout the year. Courtesy photo

Public meetings Nov. 17-21

November 17th, 2014

The following public meetings are scheduled:
Shenandoah County
The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday in

Tickets on sale for gala

November 13th, 2014

Tickets are on sale for the Second Annual Holiday Sparkle Gala & Auction on Nov. 22 at the Historic

Library launches fund drive

November 12th, 2014

The Shenandoah County Library Foundation has launched its annual fund drive.
This year’s theme is Read. Imagine. Explore. Past funding

Forestry book available

November 7th, 2014

The Virginia Department of Forestry has published a new 116-page identification guide, “Common Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of

Triplett class of 1954

November 5th, 2014

The Triplett class of 1954 recently held a reunion at Traditions in Harrisonburg. Shown here are, first row from left: Martha Bowers Old, Sherrill Massie Judd, Virginia Emswiller Rupert, Fern Craig Lamma and Dorothy Newland Heishman. Second row from left: Wayne Kimble, Garry Rupert, Glenn Weatherholtz, Donald Moomaw, Alvin Rinker and Willard Lutz. Courtesy photo

Front Royal man wins $2 million in lottery

November 4th, 2014

Attorney John O’Neill bought a Millionaire Mania Scratcher ticket at the Gas Mart in Front Royal on Oct. 30 and won the top prize of $2 million in the scratch-off game.

Class of 1964

November 4th, 2014

The Warren County High School class of 1964 recently held its 50th reunion at the Front Royal Golf Club. Attending were: first row, from left: Joan Hamilton Davis, Tom Sowers, Mike Whited, Ray Riley, teacher Joe Weakley, teacher Martha Colvin Parker, teacher Dick Dovell, Mary Gilbert Bender, and Lillian “Lynnie” Kenney Sager. Second row, from left: Dusty McIntosh, Margaret Habel Leary, Alan Wimer, Patsy Cameron Ritenour, Staige Miller, Mary Lee Pope Robinson, Barbara Kephart Trettel, Nancy Stephens Barnes, Dorothy “Dodie” Duncan Meadows, and Ginger Laing Spiker. Third row from left: Susan Bowen Hartley, Martha Norton Garland, Shirley Kemp Traister, Mary Lynn Weber Williams, Patty Monnington Bonner, Pat Forbes Taylor, Adelia “Dee Dee” Corwin Heuer, and Robin Bean Thomas. Fourth row, from left: Don Vaught, Allen Nicholls, Yates Hall, Peggy Williams Walk, Dean Corwin , Tom Megeath, James M. “J. M.” Coverstone, Sharon Mauck Coverstone, and Betty Funk Smith. Courtesy photo