Business Ledger

November 18, 2016

Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, a wealth management, financial services and investment banking firm headquartered in Philadelphia, has announced Edward A. Bartlett has joined the firm and been named first vice president/wealth management and branch office manager of its Harrisonburg office.

Shentel revenue, costs up

November 11, 2016

Shenandoah Telecommunications reported revenue increases from this same time last year in its third quarter earnings report published Nov. 9. A significant portion of the increase was due to an acquisition of nTelos, completed on May 6.

Business Ledger

November 10, 2016

The law firm of Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC in Harrisonburg has announced Alexandra E. Humphreys and Lucas I. Pangle

Business Ledger

November 6, 2016

Todd Lilley has been named foundation director of Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury. He will be responsible for maintaining an ongoing fund development program that solicits funds for operational capital and endowment needs.

Paws and Reflect aims to pamper pets

Margaret Keith, from left,  Jessie Lee and Cyndi Jones are the owners of Paws and Reflect, a new pet spa in Front Royal. Courtesy photo

November 5, 2016

Dogs have a new place to relax and unwind now that Paws and Reflect, a spa for pets, is open in Front Royal, which is holding its grand opening today from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Bank of Clarke County reports growth

November 4, 2016

Eagle Financial Services, Inc., holding company for Bank of Clarke County, saw growth in the third quarter of 2016, but at a slower rate than the prior year. The company posted a net income of $1.4 million, $1.9 million lower than quarter three in 2015 and $183,000 from the previous quarter in 2016.

Business Ledger

October 28, 2016

Modern Woodmen of America
Gaylin A. Sommers, a life insurance agent with Modern Woodmen of America in Broadway, has

New housing development is unveiled

OldTowne Commons, a nine-unit housing development at the corner of Braddock and Pall Mall streets in Winchester, was unveiled Friday morning. Nathan Budryk/Daily

October 28, 2016

WINCHESTER — OakCrest Builders unveiled OldTowne Commons, its new housing development at the corner of Braddock and Pall Mall St. Friday morning. A few dozen people milled around a model home, which showcased the townhomes’ features.

First Bank releases earnings report

October 27, 2016

Parent company of First Bank, First National Corporation, showed positive growth over the prior quarter and the third quarter from 2015 according to its third quarter earnings report published Wednesday. The quarter ended Sept. 30.

Students learn about jobs at Virginia’s ports

Gary Hahn, distribution operations manager for Newell Brands, speaks to  area high school students during a career seminar hosted by the Port of Virginia at Lord Fairfax Community College in Middletown on Wednesday. Rich Cooley/Daily

October 19, 2016

MIDDLETOWN – Students from Winchester and Frederick, Warren, Shenandoah, Clarke and Page counties gathered Wednesday at Lord Fairfax Community College for a career seminar to learn about opportunities offered at and created by Virginia’s ports.

Co-op manager to participate in DOE program

Jason Burch

October 15, 2016

Jason Burch, manager of system engineering for the Shenandoah Electric Cooperative, will serve as one of two co-op industry representatives in a “major Department of Energy research project” over the next three years, the co-op has announced.

Tourism departments blaze new trail

October 14, 2016

Shenandoah County Tourism recently rolled out its new “Shenandoah Spirits Trail.” The trail, designed to focus on regional breweries, wineries, cideries and distilleries, features 27 stops from Winchester to just south of Harrisonburg.

Construction company opens Front Royal headquarters

October 14, 2016

Terra Site Constructors, LLC, which specializes in retaining walls and “highway, commercial, government and industrial construction projects”, held a ribbon cutting marking the opening of its new building in Front Royal.

Conveyor belt company celebrates 70th anniversary

October 7, 2016

WINCHESTER — Ashworth Bros. Inc., a company specializing in conveyor belt production, will mark 70 years in business Sunday, with a celebration scheduled for later in the month.

Business Ledger

October 6, 2016

Overtime rules workshop
The Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce and Yount, Hyde & Barbour will offer a workshop on new

Century-old drug store to close doors

Michelle Rimel, owner of Peoples Drugstore in Strasburg, pulls a drug bottle off the shelf of her store Thursday. Rimel, the store's pharmacist, is selling the century old business to Rite-Aid, and the building’s owner has put the King Street store up for sale.  Rich Cooley/Daily

October 1, 2016

STRASBURG – Peoples Drug Store, a Strasburg institution located at 145 E. King St., will be closing its doors at the end of the business day Oct. 4 after selling the business to pharmacy giant Rite-Aid for an undisclosed amount.

Business Ledger

September 30, 2016

Ribbon cuttings
Two Rev Up Strasburg grant recipients will hold ribbon cutting ceremonies today.
• Debbie Ritenour will hold a