HP Hood celebrates 15 years, looks toward future
September 3, 2015
WINCHESTER – Massachusetts-based dairy company HP Hood celebrated the 15th anniversary of its Winchester plant on Thursday as company industry officials, employees and area representatives gathered near the plant’s location at 160 Hood Way
Program puts patients in control
August 12, 2015
WINCHESTER — April Adams remembers the day she thought up the Integrative Care Program at Winchester Medical Center in Winchester.
New winery opens today
August 8, 2015
The growing list of wineries in the Northern Shenandoah Valley will have a new addition this Saturday, with the opening of James Charles Winery and Vineyard in Winchester.
College financial aid to help area workforce
August 7, 2015
Lord Fairfax Community College is looking to provide a boost for residents in need of full-time work through new financial aid available this fall.
Winchester bank robbed at gunpoint
August 7, 2015
Authorities say an unidentified suspect robbed a Winchester bank at gunpoint Friday morning.
Birds of prey at top of avian world’s food chain
July 28, 2015
Kent Knowles, of the Raptor Conservancy of Virginia, has been working with raptors for more than two decades.
Tourism council looking into geocaching trail
July 21, 2015
The Shenandoah County Tourism Council is looking to create more geocaching for the county.
Laurel Center director to step down after 28 years
July 15, 2015
After nearly 30 years under the same leadership, The Laurel Center announced this week it has named a new executive director.
Program helps teachers write new classroom experience
July 14, 2015
WINCHESTER — After a Tuesday morning writing marathon, teachers from around the region expected to feel more at ease proclaiming “I’m a writer.”
Workshops to address chronic disease self-management
July 7, 2015
A series of free workshops beginning in Winchester next month will address chronic disease self-management.
Implant offers hope for epilepsy patient
July 2, 2015
WINCHESTER — Michael Bodamer, 18, had his first seizure two days after birth, shortly after suffering a stroke. Now a surgically implanted NeuroPace device could change everything for him.
Alamo to host Belle Grove fundraiser
July 2, 2015
On July 8, the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Winchester will host a special screening on the 2003 film “Cold Mountain” for Belle Grove Plantation.
Summer programs set pace for reading success
June 29, 2015
Area libraries are promoting more than just reading — by involving whole communities, they have focused on summer learning, said Donna Hughes, youth services division head for Handley Regional Library in Winchester.
Frederick teen battles setbacks from cancer
June 25, 2015
Abby Snider, of Cross Junction, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia days after her 15th birthday, her mother Amy Snider recently recalled.
Grand opening of DICK’S Sporting Goods this weekend
June 17, 2015
DICK’S Sporting Goods is holding a grand opening celebration this weekend for its new location at 1675 S. Pleasant Valley Road in Winchester. Beginning Friday, there will be three days of giveaways, product demonstrations, activities for attendees and a appearance by a former Washington Redskins player.
Pet of the week: Energetic Scout eager for active home
June 16, 2015
WINCHESTER – It doesn’t take long to see 18-month old pooch Scout for what he truly is – an energetic dog filled with excitement and eager for affection.
Refreshment on tap
June 12, 2015
WINCHESTER – The craft beer market in Winchester continues to expand with the opening of Escutcheon Brewing Company at 142
Funding the fight against cancer
June 6, 2015
There’s a certain talent that comes with persuading friends and neighbors to give to charity, and George Brinkley of Woodstock thinks he’s got the right stuff.
Every spring, the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life campaign raises cancer awareness and funds for a cure, and Brinkley said he feels no hesitation in asking for donations for his Relay for Life team.
‘The End of Night’ chosen for next community read
June 5, 2015
WINCHESTER — The 2015 One Book One Community selection for the Winchester area is “The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light,” by Paul Bogard.
New coach rolls AES Limo into 30th anniversary
June 5, 2015
Airport shuttles were the business initiative when George Henzel began AES Limousine Service 30 years ago – all with the family’s high top Chevrolet van.