Holiday events to benefit nonprofits

November 20, 2015

It’s truly the eve of the holiday season when events that celebrate both Thanksgiving and Christmas occur on the same weekend.

Nonprofit soup supper revamps auction

November 16, 2015

Donating to help the homeless will mean getting a handcrafted bowl and a warm meal at Shenandoah Alliance for Shelter’s 24th annual Empty Bowl Soup Supper on Friday.

Committee hosts disabilities resource fair

November 13, 2015

WOODSTOCK – The Shenandoah Special Education Advisory Committee hosted its annual Transition and Disabilities Resource Fair at Central High School

MMA offers tribute to veterans

Massanutten Military Academy Cadets cross the Gordon D. Bowman Stadium field in Woodstock on Wednesday during a Veterans Day program . Kaley Toy/Daily

November 11, 2015

WOODSTOCK – Massanutten Military Academy honored those who served the nation during a Veterans Day tribute on Wednesday morning.

Woodstock theater goes digital

Shawn Garman, manager of the Community Theatre in Woodstock, checks the new digital projection and sound system that was recently installed. Their first digital movie is scheduled to be shown tonight.   Rich Cooley/Daily

November 5, 2015

When watching Steven Spielberg’s “Bridge of Spies” at the Woodstock Community Theatre, moviegoers will notice greater depth of sound and a brighter image. The film will be the first to run on the theater’s first digital projector, which was installed earlier this week in the largest 350-seat room.

Shenandoah working to enhance beer, wine trail

October 31, 2015

Shenandoah County Tourism is working with regional partners to unfurl an expanded beer and wine trail for the Northern Shenandoah Valley, said Director of Marketing and Tourism Jenna French.

Clock construction begins in Woodstock

October 28, 2015

A concrete pad marks the future site of a new town clock that will be completed around the beginning of December at the southwest corner of Main and Court streets in Woodstock

Church plans to expand outreach

October 25, 2015

St. John Bosco Catholic Church will soon start a new chapter in its community outreach efforts with the opening of a new thrift store early next month.

Woodstock symbol returns home

Elizabeth Stevenson, left, president of the Woodstock Library, looks on as Barbara Adamson, president of the Shenandoah County Historical Society, gets a close-up   look at the "Swiss Guard" that was once on top of the old courthouse from the late 1700s to the early 1800s. Rich Cooley/Daily

October 21, 2015

WOODSTOCK – After more than 50 years of preservation at the Woodstock Library, the portion of the historic Shenandoah County Courthouse’s weathervane known as the “Swiss Guard” will rejoin the rest of the piece at the courthouse museum.

Taste of Shenandoah expands for fifth year

October 15, 2015

MOUNT JACKSON – On Saturday, valley residents will have the opportunity to sample products from local farms, breweries and wineries in the fifth annual Taste of Shenandoah at Cave Ridge Vineyards.

Council turns down apartment proposal

October 8, 2015

WOODSTOCK – The town of Woodstock unanimously voted to deny a proposal to potentially allow for apartments in the Village Commons-Lora Drive subdivision off of Va. 11 this week.

Interest grows in local wines

Vicki Ruckman, co-owner of All Things Virginia at the Farmhouse, loads a rack of Virginia wines at her store along Main Street in Woodstock. Wine and cider sales in Virginia had record sales this year.   Rich Cooley/Daily

October 2, 2015

WOODSTOCK – Flourishing interest in Virginia wines and increased wine sales are benefitting local retailors like Vicki Ruckman of All Things Virginia at the Farmhouse.