Ryan Cornell

Who are you rooting for in the Super Bowl?

January 30th, 2015

Who is going to win the NFL Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday – the New England Patriots or the Seattle Seahawks? Here’s what some local residents are saying:

Family friendly events fill Super Bowl weekend

January 29th, 2015

Although much of the weekend will be spent preparing for Sunday’s big game, people can “run out the clock” until kickoff at some of these area events and celebrations.

Heritage Day, vaudeville start weekend

This photo of the William Wood Glass family was taken on the front porch of Winchester's Glen Burnie House in 1895. 
The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley is hosting a free genealogy event  Saturday.  Photo  Courtesy: Museum of the Shenandoah Valley.

January 23rd, 2015

The weekend offers a chance to research your family tree as well as exchange the seeds of a tree, at events scheduled throughout the area.

Breaking barriers

Ron Deskins, 67, of Mount Jackson was one of the first four black students to attend a desegregated public school in Virginia.  Rich Cooley/Daily

January 18th, 2015

NEW MARKET — The first day of school can be pretty terrifying.

Penguins, Sparrow highlight weekend

January 16th, 2015

The Bowman Library invites kids and their families to dress in black and white for Penguin Appreciation Day this Saturday.

Where to celebrate MLK Day

January 15th, 2015

On a mild August afternoon 51 years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I have a dream” speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and electrified the Civil Rights Movement.

Study gets the go-ahead by both towns

January 13th, 2015

MIDDLETOWN — Town Council approved working with Stephens City on a feasibility study analyzing how the two towns could share water and sewer capabilities, at its meeting Monday night.

Home is where the hearty is

Krista Jackson-Foster, owner of North Mountain Vineyard and Winery in Maurertown, sets down a bowl of soup at the winery's Soup Saturday event last weekend. Sitting at the table are Jackson-Foster's husband, Brad, and All Things Virginia owner Vicki Ruckman. Ryan Cornell/Daily

January 13th, 2015

MAURERTOWN — There might not be any meal more evocative of home and family than a piping hot bowl of soup.

Movies, music are hot options to cold

January 8th, 2015

As Jack Frost has moved into the region and Christmas trees have moved out of homes, the weekend offers a variety of events to escape the winter cold.

Society to show Civil War film

January 8th, 2015

A movie about the Battle of New Market is the feature presentation at the New Market Historical Society’s annual dinner this month.

Pet of the Week: Shy Ginger hunts for protector

Katrina Keywood, caretaker at the Shenandoah County Animal Shelter, sits with Ginger, a treeing Walker coonhound. Ryan Cornell/Daily

January 8th, 2015

EDINBURG — As a treeing Walker coonhound at the Shenandoah County Animal Shelter, Ginger might belong to a breed of hunting dog, but the only thing she’s hunting for is an owner’s affection.

Contest winners announced


January 5th, 2015

This winter, Front Royal resident Debra Whittington was growing accustomed to strangers taking pictures of her home.