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Winchester

Hotline offers help to distressed callers

Every time volunteers manning the area’s Concern Hotline answer the phone, they face walking a verbal tight rope of life and death. There are 30 volunteers manning the hotline’s suicide prevention phones 24/7 and approximately 1 in 10 callers may be someone considering suicide and seeking ...

ICE was looking for space

Immigration and Customs Enforcement was looking for housing for immigrant detainees in Virginia. The agency  sent out an email about 10 days ago to the Virginia Sheriff's Association asking members to help with providing 65 short-term bed spaces for immigrants, according to area officials. ...

Sheriff Millholland sponsors fundraiser

Frederick County Sheriff Lenny Millholland is once again sponsoring a community appreciation baseball game to help fundraise for two local organizations. For 16 years, Millholland has sponsored a night at the Winchester Royals baseball game at Bridgeforth Field in Jim Barnett Park. This year's ...

I-81 funding option could be challenged

A possible funding option for the Interstate 81 improvement plan – tolls on commercial-only trucks – could face a legal challenge. P. Dale Bennett, president and CEO of Virginia Trucking Association, is among those who object to the commercial trucks-only toll proposal. "We agree that ...

‘Something has to be done’: Crowd tells VDOT what’s wrong with I-81

STRASBURG – Kermit Orndorff Jr., 64, was one of about 100 people attending Tuesday night's Virginia Department of Transportation's Interstate 81 corridor improvement plan public meeting held at Strasburg High School. Orndorff has a home on Junction Road in Strasburg, and he is concerned ...

Four vehicle crash sends Winchester man to hospital

A multiple vehicle crash on U.S 340 at Route 644 left a Winchester man injured. Sgt. F.L. "Les" Tyler, of the Virginia State Police said Charles L. Tinsman, 72, was taken from the scene of the crash with injuries. His medical status on Friday was unknown. Tinsman was driving a 2001 Chevy ...

Police academy graduates 13

The Skyline Regional Criminal Justice Academy graduated 13 recruits Wednesday afternoon from its second law enforcement class. Newly certified Deputy Timothy Veach with the Frederick County Sheriff's Office spoke to his graduating classmates. “Looking at my classmates and what we have ...

Army Corps of Engineers holds change of command ceremony

WINCHESTER — The Transatlantic Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has a new commander for the second time in a year. In a change-of-command ceremony on Tuesday, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, the chief of engineers and the commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, thanked ...

Expo touted as the area’s ‘single largest military resource event’

WINCHESTER — A wide variety of resources, from money management courses to employers ready to hire, will be available for the military community at the Northern Shenandoah Valley Community Veterans Engagement Board’s 2018 Military Expo. Adam Packham, an Army veteran and NSVCEB chairman, ...

More than a thousand students to graduate from LFCC on Saturday

Lord Fairfax Community College will see more than 1,100 students graduate at its 47th commencement exercise on Saturday. One of those students is Emily Hammersley, who along with her brother, is a first-generation college student. “I am so excited. My whole family is excited,” Hammersley ...

Bloomers Luncheon proves all you need is friends

WINCHESTER – Close to 1,100 women dressed in beautiful dresses and wearing fabulous hats came out Friday afternoon to enjoy the company of friends, drink cocktails and dance -- a lot. Dawn Lindhurst began tailgating before the Bloomers Luncheon by drinking mimosas at 9 a.m. in the parking ...

Apple Blossom Festival fun: The young at heart take to the dance floor

WINCHESTER – Attendees of the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival’s Young at Heart Dance on Thursday lived up to the day’s theme and proved that age is not a deterrent to having a good time. Angelo Perriello, a 90-year-old Spring Arbor resident, decided it was never too late to try ...

Nerangises honored at LFCC Appreciation Luncheon

MIDDLETOWN – After a quarter century of supporting a variety of projects at Lord Fairfax Community College, Kathy and Nick Nerangis Sr. received the 2018 Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy Friday at the school’s Appreciation Luncheon. Among the Nerangis’ numerous ...

Winchester man faces multiple charges

A Winchester man faces several charges after police say they found him with bags of suspected marijuana. James Atwell Judy Jr., 51, was stopped Sunday driving a 1996 Lincoln Town Car by Shenandoah County Sheriff's Office deputy Christopher Manich on Capon Street in Strasburg. In his ...

Old Town planning to add Thursday farmers’ market

WINCHESTER — Old Town officials are making plans for a weekday farmers’ market on the Loudoun Street Mall. The Summer Midday Market will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays in June, July and August in front of the Shenandoah Valley Civil War Museum at 20 N. Loudoun ...

Hundreds line up for Apple Blossom store opening

WINCHESTER - The line for tickets starting forming before 7 a.m. Three hours later, it was 50 yards long and filled with hundreds of people eager to be part of the 91st Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival. Friday morning's grand opening of the festival's Official Souvenir and Ticket Outlet ...

Randi Zuckerberg shares her Facebook story

WINCHESTER – Randi Zuckerberg told an audience at the Shenandoah University business symposium Friday about the variety of reasons for why she left Facebook, the company co-founded by her brother Mark. She said one of those reasons was that “I hated being the only woman in the room” – ...

March for Our Lives draws crowd downtown

WINCHESTER – The March for Our Lives in the city drew hundreds of people who called for tighter control on guns in the wake of school shootings nationwide. Crowds gathered downtown to hear speakers, several of them area high school students, as well as candidates seeking the Democratic ...

Tech businesswoman Randi Zuckerberg to headline SU symposium

Shenandoah University announced Wednesday that the 10th annual Business Symposium will feature technology investor and media personality Randi Zuckerberg as the keynote speaker Friday. One of Facebook’s earliest employees, back when her brother’s future social media titan was still a ...