Group celebrates National Philanthropy Day

November 13, 2015

WINCHESTER – Awards were presented to Mitchell Bartoldson, Ramon “Ray” A. Alvarez, and White House Foods for their philanthropic works in the community during an annual National Philanthropy Day luncheon on Friday.

Girls on the Run ready for 5K

Members of the Orchard View Elementary School Girls on the Run site get ready to run a practice 5K with their running buddies. They will be running in a 5K today.  Photo courtesy of Sara Price.

November 13, 2015

WINCHESTER – Fourth grader Cassie Steward is more than ready for the Girls on the Run 5K today – she ran the 3.1-mile equivalent on Tuesday during her site’s final fundraising project and was still eager to run more.

Winchester Stroll set for Saturday

November 11, 2015

The Epilepsy Foundation will be holding the Winchester Stroll on Saturday in Old Town Winchester to spread awareness of epilepsy.

Campaign surpasses halfway point at meeting

October 30, 2015

WINCHESTER – United Way of Northern Shenandoah Valley announced promising 2015 campaign fundraising figures thus far at its first public report meeting on Friday morning.

Dinner theater, Vincent Price style

Victoria Price, daughter of actor Vincent Price, will be visiting Winchester's Alamo Drafthouse Cinema for a celebratory feast showing of "The Abominable Dr. Phibes." Photo courtesy of Richie Arpino

October 21, 2015

Winchester’s Alamo Drafthouse Cinema will celebrate the life and work of famed actor and horror icon Vincent Price today with a film, feast and visit from his daughter, Victoria Price.

Students explore careers at expo

Faith Gansor, a seventh grade student at Frederick County Middle, prods a pig's heart at Valley Health's respiratory therapy booth at the Worlds of Work Career Expo in Winchester. Rachel Mahoney/Daily

October 20, 2015

Rather than just sitting and listening to a career day representative ramble on about a typical day at work, seventh graders from across the region were able to really sink their hands into activities fostered by local businesses at the first ever Worlds of Work Career Expo.

Slasher con debuts in Winchester

October 15, 2015

Horror and thriller fans are getting into the Halloween spirit a bit early at the first Four State Slasher Con at the Bright Box Theater in Winchester.

Film club gifts new titles to library

October 8, 2015

The Handley Regional Library will boast a much larger selection of independent films to browse after Winchester Film Club 3.0 presents the library with almost 200 titles at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema.

Educators attend cooperative forum on poverty and learning

Marcus Newsome, superintendent of Chesterfield County Public Schools, right, speaks during a statewide Poverty in Virginia Public Schools forum held Tuesday at Shenandoah University. Other panelists included Scott Kizner, left, superintendent of Harrisonburg City Public Schools, and Lorenza Kelly, center, assistant principal in Virginia Beach.  Rich Cooley/Daily

September 22, 2015

WINCHESTER – The increase in the number of free and reduced lunches was among topics under discussion by teachers and administrators from throughout Virginia who gathered at Shenandoah University on Tuesday for a conference on poverty and student learning.