nvdaily.com link to home page
Home | Archive | Weather | Traffic
Subscribe | Guide to the Daily

Lifestyle

July 2009 Archives

July 31, 2009

Bentonville Park news The Raymond R. "Andy" Guest Jr./Shenandoah River State Park is accepting applications for its junior ranger program Aug. 3-7. Further information is available by calling 622-6840....

Edinburg College news Teresa Minnick of Edinburg has been named to the dean's list for the first spring term at National College. Mt. Jackson College news Monica Arbaugh, Lyndsey Olah,...

STEPHENSON -- Like most of the estimated crowd of 2,500 who attended the demolition derby at the Frederick County Fair on Thursday night, members of the Round Hill United Methodist Church youth group also enjoyed the beating and banging.

July 30, 2009

You've been dreaming of white beaches, the surf crashing along the shore, children building sand castles around you ... and the perfect novel in hand. Even if you spend your free time reading year-round, there's just something about sitting on a beach with a great story.

WINCHESTER -- Pull on some overalls, grab a train conductor's hat, and on Friday night head over to the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley for the start of a new summer tradition.

Winchester Military news Air Force Airman 1st Class Tricia T. Goulbourne graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base at San Antonio, Texas. The sister of Karen Goulbourne of...

Strasburg Theater news The Strasburg Theater and Arts Center Inc. and Youth in Arts are seeking volunteers. A community meeting will be held on Sunday at 1 p.m. at the...

Front Royal Library news Samuels Public Library has acquired the following adult fiction: "There's Something About St. Tropez," Adler; "Swan For The Money," Andrews; "Good Things I Wish You," Ansay;...

STEPHENSON -- Learning the ropes of county fairs includes knowing how to tie the right knot.

July 29, 2009

When it comes to drinks, sometimes the simplest ones are the best -- for your thirst and your waistline. Those concerned about calorie content or those just looking for a way to cool down on a hot summer day might consider returning to the basics.

Strasburg Roy and Mary Martin of Strasburg have announced the birth of a son, Ian Roy, on July 11 at Winchester Medical Center. Grandparents are Wayne and Phyliss Darr of...

MT. JACKSON -- Randy Gibson grew up on duckpin bowling, getting his first taste of it when he was 3 and becoming a regular by age 12.

STEPHENSON -- If government statistics are accurate, apples remain the king of agriculture in Frederick County.

July 28, 2009

WINCHESTER -- Since surviving typhoid fever when she was 8 years old, Helen Arthur has always been "dog tired."

Winchester Military news Air Force Airman Cameron J. Schaffer graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base at San Antonio, Texas. The son of Diana Schaffer and grandson of...

Fort Valley Library news The Fort Valley Library has received the following books: "Game Plan for Life," Gibbs; "Guardian Of Lies," Martini; "It's Our Turn to Eat," Wrong; "The Job-Hunter's...

Front Royal Tara and Robert Lockhart of Front Royal have announced the birth of a daughter, Lorna Louise, on July 16 at Warren Memorial Hospital. Grandparents are Billy Joe Huffman,...

July 27, 2009

Many Northern Shenandoah Valley residents are lining up at outdoor pools in their community to swim a few laps and cool off from the summer heat. Others are buying their own pools to install in the backyard.

Gore College news Roxann Steelman-Couch of Gore has been named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Frostburg State University. Winchester Military news Air National Guard Airman 1st...

July 25, 2009

WINCHESTER -- Eighty-four year old Gene Babb was already getting asked about his age more than two decades ago, when a reporter inquired if he felt a little old to be acting.

WINCHESTER -- "Beauty and the Beast" is back at the Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre in all its sumptuous, ingenious glory.

Strasburg Courtesy cars Laurel Hill Christian Church (Disciples of Christ): 465-3202 days, 465-3628 evenings. St. Paul Lutheran Church: Judy Grubb, 465-3379. Strasburg Presbyterian Church: 465-3920 or Amos Orndorff, 465-8154. Strasburg...

Heishman-Orndorff Mr. and Mrs. Steven T. Heishman of Fort Valley have announced the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth, to Brian Orndorff, son of Carlton Orndorff of Zepp and Deborah Orndorff...

Roadcap-Dorn Jessica Leigh Roadcap and David Michael Dorn were married June 27 at the Scarritt-Bennett Wightman Chapel in Nashville, Tenn. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff...

July 24, 2009

Strasburg Jesse and Ashley Mochoruk of Strasburg have announced the birth of a daughter, Lydia Grace, on June 28 at Winchester Medical Center. Grandparents are Clark and Rhonda Sager of...

Front Royal Warren class of '39 Attending the reunion of the Warren County High School class of 1939 on July 11 at the Royal Oak Tavern were, left to right,...

Winchester College news Jenna Stacy of Winchester received a diploma from National College during commencement ceremonies on May 29. Jacob S. Collie, Jenna Pickett and Stefan Starka, all of Winchester,...

July 23, 2009

MT. JACKSON -- The measuring sticks for whether an outdoor family game has staying power encompass a select few.

MIDDLETOWN -- Gin rummy is a tame card game, unlikely to arouse much suspense and certainly no passion. But in "The Gin Game," the acerbic comedy at Wayside Theatre, the innocuous pastime generates paroxysms of fury, more akin to blood sport, and opens a window into the souls of two old, lonely people.

Edinburg Card shower A card shower is planned for Nelson and Berniece Miller, who will celebrate their 63rd wedding anniversary on July 27. Their address is 14106 S. Middle Road,...

WINCHESTER -- If it can't compete, don't bring it next week. Only the very best will take home blue ribbons at this year's Frederick County Fair, which begins Saturday and runs through Aug. 1. All the familiar contests, rides, music and food are back.

July 22, 2009

By Sally Voth -- svoth@nvdaily.com STRASBURG -- Dan Kamin is probably the Strasburg Rotary Club's only guest speaker to drop his trousers mid-meeting. The brief flash of red boxers with...

Front Royal School news Allyson McManus, Ashley McManus and Benjamin Pederson of Front Royal, eighth-graders at Randolph-Macon Academy, have been named to the all-A honor roll for the fourth grading...

Strasburg College news Jordan Armel, Justin Baker and Ashley Mills, all of Strasburg, received bachelor's degrees from Virginia Tech during commencement ceremonies May 15. Armel majored in wildlife sciences, Baker...

Winchester College news The following Winchester residents received degrees from Virginia Tech during graduation ceremonies May 15: William Doss, Olivia Folmar, Amanda Helsley, Robert Lemmon, Chelsea Trant, Emily Bishop, Greta...

July 21, 2009

WINCHESTER -- Summer -- like many dogs -- loves to walk. She and others can have their chance to walk for a cause at Jim Barnett Park in Winchester on Saturday.

July 20, 2009

WOODSTOCK -- You could say Shenandoah Memorial Hospital is wired for sound practices.

July 18, 2009

STEPHENS CITY -- Historians often tell the story of the past in grand sweeping passages. But it can also be done 2 cents at a time.

Strasburg Courtesy cars Laurel Hill Christian Church (Disciples of Christ): 465-3202 days, 465-3628 evenings. St. Paul Lutheran Church: Judy Grubb, 465-3379. Strasburg Presbyterian Church: 465-3920 or Amos Orndorff, 465-8154. Strasburg...

July 17, 2009

EDINBURG -- Organizers of the Edinburg Really Really Free Market are inviting the entire community to come out on July 25 for a really, really good time in light of the current economic downturn.

July 16, 2009

WINCHESTER -- The Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre will end its season happily ever after with its fourth show, "Disney's Beauty and the Beast."

Front Royal School news Ashley Birk, Allyson Doran and Xing Zhang, 10th-graders at Randolph-Macon Academy, have been named to the all-A honor roll for the fourth grading period. The following...

Winchester James and Melinda Krochune of Billerica, Mass., have announced the birth of a daughter, Eloise Grace, born June 17 at Winchester Hospital, in Winchester, Mass. Grandparents are Alan and...

July 15, 2009

Woodstock Card showers A card shower is planned for Janet and Jim Bledsoe, who will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 18. Their address is 418 Epard Lane, Woodstock...

Front Royal School news Alice Barlow, Sara Dodson and Vincent Thibodeau, 12th-graders at Randolph-Macon Academy, have been named to the all-A honor roll for the fourth grading period. The following...

FRONT ROYAL -- Volunteer emergency services in the town and Warren County just became a little more pet-friendly.

July 14, 2009

It turns out your grade-school teacher was right when she made you see a reflection of a solar eclipse through a cereal box hole.

FRONT ROYAL -- Having tackled the movies, Steve Foster and his trick mule, Amazing Grace, are headed to New York this week for some time on the small screen.

WOODSTOCK -- Town officials are considering making dog owners responsible for picking up their pooch's poop if it's left on someone else's property.

Washington wants to redraw the entire U.S. health care system as soon as possible. But some business owners and health care providers in the Shenandoah Valley are counseling caution.

July 13, 2009

MIDDLETOWN -- National Trust for Historic Preservation site Belle Grove Plantation plays host to visitors from across the nation for different events throughout the year, and the weekend of July 24-26 will be no different, except those descending on the site for this event -- from as far away as California, New England and Florida -- can all call each other family.

FRONT ROYAL -- If you regret that battleship tattoo that you got in the military, or you're a recovering addict who wants to get rid of needle track marks, the doctor is in.

BERRYVILLE -- Linda Madden says her two Scottish Deerhounds are generally relaxed pets, even when all eyes are centered on them at dog competitions.

July 11, 2009

EDINBURG -- Kevin Kittinger has certain success stories to match each tale of failure. A success: the submarine he built out of paper when he was 8. A corresponding failure: the rocket made out of a Pringles can that did not shoot in any specific direction.

WINCHESTER -- Musicals come serious or silly, but few among the latter can top "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" for sheer escapist fun.

Strasburg Courtesy cars Laurel Hill Christian Church (Disciples of Christ): 465-3202 days, 465-3628 evenings. St. Paul Lutheran Church: Judy Grubb, 465-3379. Strasburg Presbyterian Church: 465-3920 or Amos Orndorff, 465-8154. Strasburg...

Schoonmaker-Kipps Christine Marie Schoonmaker and Mark Daniel Kipps were married May 23 at the Centreville United Methodist Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James W. Schoonmaker...

Mauck-Stotler Patsy Mauck of Toms Brook has announced the engagement of her daughter, Denyell Rena, to Randy Lee Stotler, son of Pat and Rick Brown of Winchester and the late...

Williams anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Richard Williams of Front Royal celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a celebration on June 13 at the Bethel Community Center, given by their son,...

July 9, 2009

MIDDLETOWN -- How many hands of gin rummy does it take to get to know a stranger? Wayside Theatre plans to show audiences just how two different people can learn about each other in its upcoming production of D.L. Coburn's Pulitzer Prize-winning "The Gin Game."

Front Royal Parks, Rec news The Warren County Parks and Recreation Department is accepting applications for men's fall softball, men's or co-ed flag football and co-ed fall softball. The cost...

July 8, 2009

FRONT ROYAL -- Fairfax resident Minho Kim says he and his wife's Japanese restaurant, Momoyama, has blossomed into a popular dining area in Washington since they opened the business in 2004. Some critic reviews and online blogs seem to agree.

Strasburg School news The Signal Knob Middle School FFA received a gold national chapter award and a gold rating in public relations at the state FFA convention June 22-25 at...

July 7, 2009

Front Royal School news The American Municipal Power Co. of Ohio awarded its $2,000 Richard H. Gorsuch scholarship to Bernadette Sayre, a graduate of Warren County High School. The daughter...

Woodstock Military news Brett Mather earned a master's degree in aerospace engineering at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and also was commissioned a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force. A...

WOODSTOCK -- Shenandoah Memorial Hospital is in need of volunteers to perform various tasks throughout the day.

July 6, 2009

WOODSTOCK -- Modern science has led a local woman to discover her oldest-known and surprising ancestor.

July 3, 2009

With the Fourth of July on the horizon, odds are good that fireworks, watermelon and other traditions are on tap for your household. Perhaps flag-themed T-shirts, swimming trunks, food or decor will also be part of your celebration of the nation's independence.

Strasburg Courtesy cars Laurel Hill Christian Church (Disciples of Christ): 465-3202 days, 465-3628 evenings. St. Paul Lutheran Church: Judy Grubb, 465-3379. Strasburg Presbyterian Church: 465-3920 or Amos Orndorff, 465-8154. Strasburg...

Winchester College news Erin Davis of Winchester received a doctor of veterinary medicine degree on May 15 from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. Stephens City School news The...

Dodson-Brown Mr. and Mrs. Ralph G. Hockman of Middletown have announced the engagement of their daughter, Sandra Kay Dodson, to Jeffrey Wayne Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph C....

Dellinger-Keeton Brandi Leigh Dellinger and Aaron Carlos Keeton were married June 13 at the Wakeman's Grove Church of the Brethren at Edinburg. The bride is the daughter of Richard and...

July 2, 2009

WINCHESTER -- Audiences at the Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre's next production will receive a nice holiday between the summer's only drama and the finale. "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, offers a fantasy version of a Bible story complete with a narrator for the children and a moral at the end.

Woodstock Library news The Woodstock Library will be closed on Friday. School news The following eighth-graders at Peter Muhlenberg Middle School have been named to the A honor roll for...

July 1, 2009

STRASBURG -- Saturday mornings have brought a new hustle and bustle to downtown Strasburg in recent weeks, with local residents turning the quiet Town Hall lot into a marketplace of local produce and goods.

Front Royal Salvation Army The Salvation Army's community center is open for ages 6-16 Mondays through Thursdays from noon to 5 p.m. Further information is available by calling 635-4020. College...

Winchester Military news Army Spc. Jason A. Byrne graduated from One Station Unit Training at Fort Leonard Wood at Waynesville, Mo. The course included basic combat training and advanced individual...











top-jobs-logo.jpg



Categories

Archives






News | Sports | Business | Lifestyle | Obituaries | Opinion | Multimedia| Entertainment | Homes | Classified
Guide to the Daily: Advertise | Circulation | Contact Us | NIE | Place a Classified | Privacy Policy | Subscribe

Copyright © The Northern Virginia Daily | nvdaily.com | 152 N. Holliday St., Strasburg, Va. 22657 | (800) 296-5137

nvdaily.com
The best small daily newspaper in Virginia