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Community News & Events for Jan. 9 paper

County library The Shenandoah County Library will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the publishing of “Alice in Wonderland” along with Lewis Carroll’s birthday with a tea party at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday for ages 5 and older. The event will include tea and cookies and a reading about the Mad ...

Elks, police team up during holiday

On Dec. 19, Front Royal Elks Lodge 2382 and the Front Royal Police Department officers invited 80 children and their families to the lodge to meet Santa. After arriving by police escort, Santa was helped with distributing toys, purchased by the Elks with the 2015-16 Promise Grant, and ...

Sine-Fansler engagement

David and Joyce Fulcher, of Mount Jackson, have announced the engagement of their daughter Holly Marie Sine, to CB Fansler, son of Charlie and Karen Fansler of Mount Jackson. Sine is the granddaughter of Richard and Nancy Lloyd, of Quicksburg, and great-granddaughter of Herman and Hilda ...

School Lunch Menu

This is the Shenandoah County school lunch menu for Jan. 11-15: Monday Breakfast: juice, pineapple, sausage & egg biscuit or cereal & toast, milk. Lunch K-5: chicken patty on bun, baked beans, veggie dippers, pears or apple, milk. Lunch 6-8: breaded chicken patty on bun or ...

Weekend Events

The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend: Winchester Little Theatre The Winchester Little Theatre will present “Third” at 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at 315 W. Boscawen St., Winchester. The play, set at an unnamed elite New England ...

Awards presented at Rotary meeting

Rotary District 7570 Governor Alex Wilkins was the guest speaker and presented two awards at the Dec. 2 meeting of the Rotary Club of New Market. Wilkins presented the District Governor’s Citation to Rotarian Kevin Cannon for outstanding service since joining the club in 2005 and ...

Community News & Events for Jan. 7

Office moves On Monday, the Winchester Social Security Administration office, currently located at 629 Cedar Creek Grade, Suite C-3, will relocate to its new address at 323 Hope Drive. Business operations at the Cedar Creek Grade office will end after closing at 4 p.m. on Friday. Office ...

Community News & Events for Jan. 5

Hottel funeral Members of the Strasburg High School class of 1958 will attend the funeral service of Betty Hottel as a group at 11 a.m. Friday at Stover Funeral Home.   Brethren service Columbia Furnace Church of the Brethren in Edinburg will host a 24-hour praise and ...

Houghton-Wilt engagement

Nicholas Houghton and Brooklyn Shea Houghton-Wilt have announced the engagement of their mother, Anna Marie Houghton, to Lawrence E. Wilt. Houghton is the daughter of Roger Sherman, of Strasburg, and Sheila Payan, of Woodstock. Wilt is the son of Sylvia Wilt, of Woodstock, and the ...

Smulovitz-Burke engagement

Smulovitz-Burke engagement Vickie and Jeff Smulovitz, of Winchester, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Pamela Beth, to Trey Burke, son of Kristie and Carroll Wilkin, of Woodstock, and Kim and Billy Burke, of Front Royal. Smulovitz earned a bachelor’s degree from ...

Public meetings, Jan. 4-8

Shenandoah County The Board of Supervisors holds an organizational meeting at 9 a.m. Monday in the government center, 600 N. Main St., Woodstock. The Conservation Easement Authority meets at 5 p.m. Wednesday in the government center. The Board of Supervisors holds a work session at 4 ...

School Lunch Menu

This is the Shenandoah County school lunch menu for Jan. 4-8: Monday Breakfast: juice, apple, breakfast chicken patty on flatbread or cereal & toast, milk. Lunch K-5: corn dog nuggets, kale, baked beans, pears or mixed fruit, milk. Lunch 6-8: corn dog nuggets or grilled ...

Apple Blossom pages selected to serve

Five Winchester area boys have been selected to service as pages in the Court of Queen Shenandoah LXXXIX during the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival April 22 through May 1. Kingston Aikens is the son of April and Jason Aikens, of Winchester, and the grandson of Linda and Bill Hayes, of ...

Year in Review: Diverse festivals debut throughout area

The Northern Shenandoah Valley played host for quite a few festivals celebrating music, film and culture and piloting their first year in 2015. Other established groups continued to host events rich in history and the arts with plenty of entertainment to be had along the way. Winchester ...

Bryce sees historic late opening

Christmastime temperatures in the area reaching into the 70s – helped along by El Niño – didn’t bode well for snowmaking at Bryce Resort. In fact, the only snow production it’s been able to muster in the mild weather seen this year so far was with smaller machinery that works in ...

Community News & Events for Dec. 30

Card shower A card shower is planned for Wanda Bolt, who will celebrate her birthday on Jan. 2. Cards can be sent to her c/o the Lynn Care Center, Warren Memorial Hospital, 1000 N. Shenandoah Ave., Front Royal 22630. 4-H activities The following Shenandoah County 4-H groups will hold ...

Front Royal to celebrate New Year’s Eve

Front Royal will ring in 2016 with home-grown entertainment and lights at its first ever New Year’s Eve celebration. Inspired by other festivities in cities nearby, Front Royal Visitor’s Center Coordinator Tim Smith and a committee of business owners and community members decided to ...

Community News & Events for Dec. 29

Closing All Frederick County citizens’ convenience sites and the regional landfill will be closed Friday in observance of the New Year’s holiday. Ham radio club The Amateur Ham Radio Operators Club will meet at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Cook's Exxon in Woodstock. Information: Malcolm, ...

Volunteers complete 30 hours of training

Seven people recently completed the master financial education volunteer training program offered through the Virginia Cooperative Extension office in Front Royal. They are Rebecca Boies, of Strasburg; Bobby Bush, of Harrisonburg; Deborah Dassler, of Toms Brook; Mary Ann Gentry, of ...