Community News

Rotary presents community service award

November 25th, 2014

The Rotary Club of Front Royal has presented the annual Robert E. “Bob” Miller Community Service Award to John C. LaBarca, a club member since 1990.

Applesauce for Thanksgiving

November 25th, 2014

Students at Legacy Christian Academy, 5933 Valley Pike, Stephens City, recently prepared fresh applesauce for a Thanksgiving luncheon. Students cutting apples are, from left, Keelie Fuller, Jared Noakes, Amelia Jenkins, Anna Lowers, Dustin Hinkle, Chris Greer, Beth Hannah Asbridge (12th grade), and Alyssa Wilmer. Courtesy photo

Derflinger birth

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