Josette Keelor

Spirit of sharing

Salvation Army of Front Royal volunteers, from left, Ann Crum, William Danh, Eleanor Chadwell and Capt. Beth Forrer pack bags on Monday morning for Thanksgiving meal deliveries they were planning on making on Tuesday. The Salvation Army also plans to host a community Thanksgiving dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Josette Keelor/Daily

November 25th, 2014

As the region prepares for a Thanksgiving with friends and family, area organizations plan dinners that emphasize community.

Inspired to innovate

Emily  Brandon, statistics teacher at Strasburg High School,  inspects dice as her students play Liar's Dice on Thursday. The game was part of Innovation Day at the school.  Rich Cooley/Daily

November 20th, 2014

STRASBURG – Imagine using a canal system to travel around town. Think of the money saved by using water-powered electricity, or the health and environmental benefits of planting a rooftop garden.

Searching for solutions

Mary Zirkle, left, clinical director of Winchester Community Mental Health Center, listens to a presenter along with Paul Scardino, center,  director of National Counseling Group in Winchester, and Pam Reiman, right, executive director of Bridging the Gaps Inc., during the Community Action Substance Abuse Summit held Tuesday at the  Winchester Medical Center Conference Center. Rich Cooley/Daily

November 18th, 2014

WINCHESTER — Drug addiction is everyone’s problem. That’s the conclusion community members stressed at Tuesday’s Community Action Substance Abuse Summit Call-to-Action event at Winchester Medical Center.

Salvation Army needs frozen turkeys

November 17th, 2014

The Salvation Army Winchester Corps needs 60 frozen turkeys for area families by Thursday to deliver in time for Thanksgiving. With only two donations so far, they have a long way to go in a short amount of time.

A tribute to veterans

November 7th, 2014

By Josette Keelor
FRONT ROYAL — A ceremony at Warren County Middle School on Friday honored veterans with music, presentations

Church to reopen after renovation

November 7th, 2014

By Josette Keelor
STEPHENS CITY — When members of Trinity Lutheran Church in Stephens City return to their recently renovated

Shenandoah schools address issues at forum

Tom Crosby

November 6th, 2014

STRASBURG – At a Thursday evening question and answer venue at Signal Knob Middle School in Strasburg, Shenandoah County School Board members Sonya Williams-Giersch and Irving Getz fielded concerns about overcrowding and increased instances of drug use in recent years.

Area events set to honor veterans

November 6th, 2014

By Josette Keelor
Every year, Veterans Day honors the men and women who have risked their lives fighting for the

Area events set to honor veterans

November 5th, 2014

Every year, Veterans Day honors the men and women who have risked their lives fighting for the safety of all Americans.

Lost letter brings friends back together

November 4th, 2014

STRASBURG — Betty Baker was 21 years old in 1956 when she mailed a letter to her friend Darla Clark in Minnesota. The letter finally made it to Clark’s home last February.