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Warren Memorial’s obstetric services may close in May

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Valley Health is likely going to stop offering obstetric services at Warren Memorial Hospital earlier than anticipated. In a post on Facebook, the hospital announced that it would likely close obstetric services at the hospital in May. Valley Health had previously announced it would not offer ...

Police blotter: Shenandoah County

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The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents: Feb. 9: A larceny was reported. Someone entered several vehicles and removed various items on Silver Court, Kaleigh and Marguerite drives, Fehr Lane and Thorne Avenue, Maurertown. Feb. 13: A 17 year-old was charged ...

Strasburg leads Shenandoah County’s 2018 tourism efforts

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NEW MARKET – As the Shenandoah County Tourism Council starts revving its engine for the summer season, Strasburg has emerged as the early frontrunner of 2018. “Things are bumping in Strasburg,” said Michelle Bixler, Strasburg economic development and marketing manager. “The Marriott ...

Strasburg man indicted on charges of child porn possession

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WOODSTOCK – A Shenandoah County grand jury recently indicted a Strasburg man on dozens of counts of possessing child pornography. Caleb Andrew McKee, 27, of 496 Royal Ave., Strasburg, remains free on bond while charged with one count of possession of child pornography and 106 counts of the ...

White Post man arrested after police pursuit

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Frederick County police arrested a White Post man on several charges following a traffic stop and then pursuit on Tuesday morning. Capt. Aleck Beeman, of the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office, said that a deputy stopped Clarence Signor II, 62, just off of the Martinsburg Pike when it was ...

Man charged with neglecting ailing mother

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WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County authorities say an Edinburg man neglected his mother who suffers from dementia. Robert Lee Wilson, 50, of 20 Lambert Villa, is charged with abuse or neglect of an incapacitated adult between Jan. 3-8 this year. Wilson was issued a summons last week to appear in ...

Local social services directors react to SNAP proposal

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The federal government may hop on the bandwagon of a growing trend and become the latest home food delivery service. Proposed cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in the White House's recently released 2019 budget includes delivering a United States Department of ...

Historic Woodstock building purchased

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The historic former First Bank property in Woodstock at Main and Court streets has been sold. Karl Roulston, Regulus Group partner and co-founder who is also a Shenandoah County supervisor, finalized the purchase of the building at 100 N. Main St. on Jan. 30. “I bought the building really ...

Hopefuls participate in Democrats forum

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WINCHESTER – The seven people seeking the Democratic Party nomination to run for Virginia’s 10th Congressional District showed unity Saturday against two people: President Donald Trump and U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock. Potential nominees participating in the forum held at James Wood Middle ...

For a Front Royal doctor, cancer treatment leads to fundraising

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Floyd “Tripp” Bradd hadn’t been feeling quite right for some time before he went to his doctor in March 2017. A former Division I swimmer at Duke University, the Front Royal family practice physician started noticing in 2014 that his swims across the Chesapeake Bay were becoming more ...

Police Blotter: Front Royal: Feb. 13

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The Front Royal Police Department reported the following incidents from Feb. 5-12: Feb. 5: Tina McGuinn, 37, of Front Royal, was charged with other authority arrest. Feb. 6: Dennis Deaton, 52, of Front Royal, was arrested on two felony charges of shooting, stabbing with intent and ...

Trump taps Cullen for U.S. Attorney post

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President Donald Trump has nominated former federal prosecutor Thomas T. Cullen to lead the U.S. Attorney’s Office serving the Western District of Virginia. The White House announced Trump’s endorsement of Cullen on Friday with the president’s intent to nominate “an eleventh wave of ...

School Lunch Menu: FEB. 17

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This is the Shenandoah County school lunch menu for Feb. 19-23, 2018: Monday NO SCHOOL Tuesday Breakfast: Egg & cheese on English muffin, fruit & juice choices, choice of milk. Lunch K-5: Salisbury steak w/gravy, breadstick, mashed potatoes, broccoli, pears, choice of ...

Schools get attention on tour

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Local leaders on Friday continued their tour of Shenandoah County Public Schools by visiting Signal Knob Middle School, Sandy Hook Elementary School and Strasburg High School. Not participating in Friday's tour were Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors Vice Chairman Dick Neese, Chairman ...

Court data shows how common medical debt is

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High medical costs have left many people in the Shenandoah Valley unable to afford their care. According to a Northern Virginia Daily analysis of over 100,000 court cases filed between 2010 and 2016, thousands of people in Shenandoah County, Warren County, Frederick County and Winchester are ...

Criser Road bridge replacement out for bid again

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FRONT ROYAL – The town is continuing to search for a contractor on its Criser Road bridge replacement project. The town put out its third bid this week on the project, which will remain open through April 10. Town Manager Joe Waltz said when bids were put out in August and September 2017, ...