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Community News & Events: July 21

Shower A card shower is planned for Naomi Wine, who will celebrate her 100th birthday Aug. 4. Cards can be sent to P.O. Box 558, Woodstock, Virginia 22664. Bingo American Legion Post 77 in Strasburg will host bingo from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Museum The following volunteers are scheduled at ...

Events: July 22

Lutheran The Rev. Kenn Nilsen will be the speaker at the homecoming service at 11 a.m. Sunday at St. James Lutheran Church in Star Tannery. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish and tea or lemonade for a meal that follows. Brethren John Cooper will be the speaker at the 10 a.m. ...

Community News & Events: July 20

Rotary Scott Dueweke, an expert on identity, the blockchain and alternative payment systems, will speak about anonymous payments and the Shadow Internet at the luncheon meeting of the Rotary Club of Front Royal at noon Friday at the Holiday Inn at Blue Ridge Shadows.The cost of lunch is ...

Warren County Rotarian of the Year named

Kathy Napier has been named Rotarian of the Year by the Rotary Club of Warren County. Club President Barbara Ecton presented Napier with the award at the group’s meeting July 5 at the Front Royal Golf Club, where the club meets at 7 a.m. every Wednesday. As a charter member since 2005, ...

Pet of the Week: Mellow Lucille needs a forever home

WINCHESTER -- Lucille, an 8-year-old hound-pitbull mix, loves playing with her ball and going for walks as much as she loves to lounge around. “She’s kind of at that good age where if you’re looking for a companion that just wants to be with you, that’s kind of Lucille,” said Steve ...

Community News & Events: July 19

Pancake breakfast A pancake breakfast will be held from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Dan’s Steak House, 8512 U.S.  211 West, Luray. The cost is $8 per plate. Proceeds benefit the Shenandoah Rec League girl’s softball 10U and 12U teams’ trip to the Babe Ruth World Series in Jensen Beach, ...

New Woodstock Rotary president installed

Woodstock Police Chief Eric Reiley has been installed as the new president of the Rotary Club of Woodstock. Reiley, a graduate of James Madison University, a former U.S. Army officer and a member of the Virginia State Police for 17 years, has been police chief for over five years. He and his ...

Community News & Events: July 18

Shower A card shower is planned for Betty Lichliter, who will celebrate her 75th birthday Sunday. Cards can be sent to 6378 Woodstock Tower Road, Fort Valley, Virginia 22652. Applique The Shenandoah Valley Applique Society will meet from 1 to 4 p.m. today at the Shenandoah County Library in ...

Public Meetings: July 17-21

The following public meetings are scheduled: Shenandoah County • The Tourism Council meets at noon Tuesday in Woodstock Café and Shoppes, 117 S. Main St. Edinburg • The Planning Commission holds a special meeting at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday followed by a joint public hearing with Town Council ...

Community News & Events: July 15

Rotary Trudy Burgess, owner of Still River Days Antiques, will talk about operating a small business in New Market at the luncheon meeting of the Rotary Club of New Market at noon Wednesday at Shenvalee Golf Resort in Miller Grille. Information:  www.newmarketrotaryclub.net. Pool The Claude ...

Events: July 15

Brethren Bobby Funkhouser will be the speaker for the morning worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday at Maurertown Brethren Church. Sunday School begins at 9 a.m. Baptist The Rev. Dr. Samuel H. Smith Sr. and his congregation from Little Zion Baptist Church in Warrenton will be guests for the ...

Community News & Events: July 17

Shower A card shower and party is planned for Louise McInturff, who will celebrate her 99th birthday Saturday at the Edinburg Fire Hall. Bloodmobile American Woodmark will hold a bloodmobile from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at its Customer Care building on Dawson Drive in Winchester. Free ...

Community News & Events: July 13

Shower A card shower is planned for Jonathan A. May, who will celebrate his 19th birthday July 18. Cards can be sent to 490 Ave. B, Unit 2442, Dyess AFB, Texas 79607. Pool party The Strasburg Kiwanis Club will host a free community pool party at 6:30 p.m. today at the town pool.  Free food ...

Pet of the Week: Felix ready for another chance at a new home

FRONT ROYAL – Seven-year-old feline Felix was initially adopted from the Humane Society of Warren County’s Julia W. Wagner Animal Shelter several months ago, but after a brief stay in his new home he was returned to the facility on May 23. Felix is now awaiting another shot. “He’s ...

Community News & Events: July 11

Shower A card shower is planned for Frank T. Ritenour, who will celebrate his 75th birthday July 17. Cards can be sent to 403 W. High St., Woodstock, Virginia 22664. Legion Auxiliary The Ladies Auxiliary of American Legion Unit 77 will meet at 7 p.m. today at the post home. Pickleball A ...

Community News & Events: July 10

Sale The Humane Society of Warren County will host a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Julia Wagner Animal Shelter, 1245 Progress Drive, Front Royal. Donations for the sale may be dropped off at the shelter prior to the event. 4-H The ...

Public Meetings: July 10-14

The following public meetings are scheduled: Shenandoah County • The School Board holds a closed at 5  p.m. Thursday and the board convenes its regular meeting at 7 p.m. in the government center, 600 N. Main St., Woodstock. Edinburg • Town Council meets at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Town ...

Community News & Events: July 8

Reptiles Strasburg Library will have a Blackrock Reptiles show Wednesday from noon to 12:30 p.m. for preschoolers and a full show from 1 to 2 p.m. Belle Grove Belle Grove Plantation, south of Middletown, will hold five story times as part of the Valley Reads Program this month and in ...