Truancy Prevention Summit inspires greater attendance
April 17, 2015
MIDDLETOWN — Truancy is a bigger problem than the simple act of arriving to school late or skiving off class every now and then. It affects a student’s education, it reduces graduation rates and it leads to questions of what students are doing with their time if not in school.
Middletown mobile home fire displaces 2 residents
April 16, 2015
MIDDLETOWN — A mobile home fire at 202 Ogden Lane displaced two residents Thursday morning.
Event to highlight valley’s colonial history
April 16, 2015
Shenandoah Valley history and the Civil War are pretty much synonymous.
However, Middletown Mayor Charles Harbaugh IV and the 4th
Middletown accepts land gifts from Bernstein Foundation
April 13, 2015
On Monday, Middletown accepted a gift of several parcels of land from that Bernstein Family Foundation Inc.
A heavy toll, recalled
April 9, 2015
Local residents and National Park Services officials gathered at Belle Grove Historic Plantation for the “Bells Across the Land” on Thursday.
Back in the game
March 27, 2015
MIDDLETOWN — In spring of 2013, less than two months after heart surgery, 11-year-old Chase Tasker stepped up to bat for his Warren County Little League baseball team. He chose his pitch, connected with the ball and jogged to first base.
Cedar Creek, Belle Grove to open 2015 programs
March 19, 2015
After a long, frigid and snow-filled winter, Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park and its partners are preparing for the warmer weather and crowds for the 2015 season.
College, university team on reverse transfer agreement
March 18, 2015
Through a new reverse transfer agreement, some students at Lord Fairfax Community College in Middletown will be able to transfer a greater number of credits to James Madison University in Harrisonburg. The change allows students to complete an associate’s degree through the community college while knocking out general education courses toward a bachelor’s degree.
Police investigating thefts
March 18, 2015
Middletown police are investigating a report of embezzlement of funds and theft of property from HVAC Elements LLC by a former employee.
Park commission to meet, discuss 2015 projects
March 15, 2015
The advisory commission for Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park will meet on Thursday to discuss updates for the 2015 season.
Light snow expected to fall in area today; schools closed
February 26, 2015
For the second consecutive week, the Northern Shenandoah Valley region will be subjected to snowfall, according to the National Weather Service.
Snow, sleet, chilly temps for weekend
February 20, 2015
Virginia residents looking for a break form Mother Nature will have to wait until after this weekend.
United Way holds 69th annual meeting
February 19, 2015
MIDDLETOWN — Despite the bitter cold conditions, more than 190 members of the United Way of Northern Shenandoah gathered at Lord Fairfax Community College to elect its new board of directors and honor its volunteers of the year Thursday evening.
Arctic-like temperatures expected to chill valley
February 18, 2015
Residents in the Northern Shenandoah Valley Region will see unusually cold temperatures between today and Friday, according to the National Weather Service.
Insult to injury: More cold coming
February 17, 2015
The snowstorm responsible for dumping up to 11 inches of snow on portions of southerm Virginia dropped an average of just under 4 inches on the Northern Shenandoah Valley.
Snow expected to hit valley areas this afternoon
February 16, 2015
The northern Shenandoah Valley region, and much of Virginia, is under a winter storm warning from noon today until noon on Tuesday, according to the national Weather Service.
Simon appointed vice mayor
February 9, 2015
Tom Simon is the new Vice Mayor of Middletown. Simon was appointed to this new role by way of a unanimous vote at Monday’s Town Council meeting.
Valley tourism goes international
January 30, 2015
Shenandoah County Tourism has been actively and aggressively expanding its marketing reach in the last 12 months.
Study gets the go-ahead by both towns
January 13, 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.
Winter weather impact minimal for rest of this week
January 12, 2015
Fresh off of the winter weather that wrecked havoc last week, area residents were treated to freezing rain overnight Sunday.