Ryan Cornell is a reporter for the Northern Virginia Daily. He reports on breaking news, agriculture, business and transportation issues. |
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A frosty combo of cold temperatures and falling snow has helped Bryce Resort open up its slopes earlier than usual.
Shenandoah County is one step closer to implementing Family Promise's Interfaith Hospitality Network.
Three administrators atop the Winchester Public Schools totem pole will be venturing elsewhere starting next summer.
When the government shutdown closed the 59 national parks across the U.S. in October, leaf-peeping tourists were locked out of the Shenandoah National Park and businesses in neighboring communities suffered a devastating loss.
In an effort to streamline operations and bring more of its brands together, Newell Rubbermaid has decided to move the headquarters of its Rubbermaid Commercial Products division from Winchester to Huntersville, N.C.
At the Virginia School Boards Association's annual convention from Nov. 20-22, Shenandoah County Public Schools were awarded silver certification in the Green Schools Challenge.
WOODSTOCK -- Fourth graders at W.W. Robinson Elementary School were treated to a taste of all types of jobs at the school's career day on Friday.
FRONT ROYAL -- A new shop in Downtown Front Royal is booking flights to the land of chocolate.
TV3 Winchester, a news station that has broadcast shows to viewers in Frederick, Clarke and Warren counties since 2007, said good morning to the region one last time during its 5 to 7 a.m. timeslot on Thursday.
FRONT ROYAL -- Two Christmas tree farmers in Warren County are getting ready to hang up the hacksaws.
WINCHESTER -- Evan Walters, 25, went on a long walk. When he returned home, he had an idea.
WINCHESTER -- As the annual post-turkey buying binge began hours earlier this year, shoppers and merchants are noticing a calmer, less frenzied Black Friday.
WOODSTOCK -- Some area homeless men aren't just surviving the winter, they're making a statement.
FRONT ROYAL -- The Warren County Power Station north of Front Royal is in its final stretch of construction, reaching the 63 percent mark at the beginning of the month, but it will continue to give back to the surrounding community long after the welding is done and hundreds of workers leave.
Officials from the Shenandoah County Department of Fire and Rescue count the six former occupants at 381 W. King St. in Strasburg as lucky to be alive.
The area could see a few snowflakes early Tuesday, though sledding season is still far off.
The Salvation Army of Front Royal is seeing an increase in families requesting food, clothing and toys this season. Lt. Pradeep Ramaji, head of the Front Royal corps, said it's the most requests he's ever received in their five years of operation.
A small house fire at 612 Midland Ave. in Front Royal early this morning has left two occupants temporarily displaced and caused damage amounting to about $25,000.
WINCHESTER -- Although the valley region might be landlocked, knowing how to swim is a valuable skill for everyone, especially children. And like learning a foreign language or a musical instrument, the lessons tend to absorb quicker the younger you are.
MIDDLETOWN -- For years, George and Rebecca Reeves celebrated each Christmas with their family at the Wayside Inn. And this Thanksgiving, the Toms Brook couple will be continuing their tradition as new owners of the Middletown landmark.
A forest fire first detected in Page County at about 2:30 p.m. Monday has doubled in size overnight and spread to Shenandoah County.
WINCHESTER -- An alternative to the frenzied Black Friday hustle and bustle is catching on with shoppers and storeowners in Downtown Winchester.
In its 2013 State of the Nation's River Report released on Tuesday, the Potomac Conservancy gave the health of the Potomac River an overall C grade.
Authorities closed Exit 291 off Interstate 81 from about 10 p.m. Monday to 4:30 a.m. Tuesday when the driver of a tractor trailer discovered hazardous fluid leaking from his vehicle.
Christendom College is ranked sixth in a list of the "Best Values in Private Colleges Under $20,000" published by Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine in its December issue.
CLEAR BROOK -- The two were unstoppable. In addition to winning countless horse judging competitions, Hannah McDonald and her quarter horse, Cody, were nabbing titles in western showmanship, hunt seat and other show horse classes.
WINCHESTER -- Local volunteers and fundraisers were recognized at a luncheon on Friday in celebration of National Philanthropy Day.
WINCHESTER -- The knitting group at the Village at Orchard Ridge had always been a fun place for residents to chat twice a week, but Rhoda Kriz thought they could turn that yarn into something even more constructive.
The third annual Entrepreneurship Week, hosted from Monday to Wednesday by Shenandoah University's Harry F. Byrd School of Business will focus on the process of starting your own business venture and will present Alamo Drafthouse Cinema founder Tim League with its Entrepreneur of the Year award.
The trees planted this week on the Third Winchester battlefield will be celebrating their first growth rings at the battle's sesquicentennial next September, and officials from the Shenandoah Valley Battlefield Foundation expect the trees to last for 150 more years.
WINCHESTER -- Most people quit their jobs after winning the lottery. For Erin Riley, a winning raffle ticket decided her fate.
A Winchester man has been charged with reckless driving following a two-vehicle crash at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday in Stephens City.
Borne out of the political swamp of Washington, D.C., and named after its official sport, Filibuster Bourbon has decided to age its spirits gracefully in Shenandoah County when it soon opens its first distillery.
FRONT ROYAL -- The national average price for a gallon of gasoline -- $3.21 -- is at the lowest it's been in 23 months. And for employees of the Southerlands assisted living community on Tuesday, it was even cheaper. It was free.
WINCHESTER -- The barrister's wig worn by James Wood, Frederick County's first court clerk who is also credited with founding Winchester, now has a home at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley.