Songs to share
July 5, 2015
WOODSTOCK — Members of the Antioch Church of the Brethren and other Woodstock parishioners spent a recent evening listening to the songs and tales of their Nigerian fellows — tales that included accounts of attacks by Islamic extremist group Boko Haram.
Woodstock baby has botulism diagnosis
June 30, 2015
Benjamin Ellis Shell was a healthy baby boy. Born 9 pounds, 7 ounces, on April15, he was exceeding milestones, rolling over after a month and crawling at 2 months. So when the 11-week old boy slowly stopped eating and his bowel movements stopped his mother Antonette Capone-Shell, 24, rushed him to the emergency room.
Exact dairy science
June 26, 2015
For more than 51 years, French Brothers Dairy in Woodstock has been a fixture of the dairy industry in the Northern Shenandoah Valley.
Woodstock improvements plan moves forward
June 25, 2015
The town of Woodstock is moving closer to adopting its Capital Improvements Plan for 2016-2022.
Woodstock switching to 24-hour EMS coverage
June 23, 2015
Woodstock Volunteer Rescue Squad Company 5 is planning a change to 24-hour EMS coverage starting July 1.
Central High School Class of 2015 graduation
June 14, 2015
Courtney Copp, 18, of Woodstock, smiles after receiving her dipoloma during commencement exercises outside the sports complex at Central High School on Saturday morning. There were 214 seniors receiving diplomas during the event. Rich Cooley/Daily
Town water quality in good standing
June 14, 2015
The town of Woodstock has reported in its water quality assessment that its drinking water is in good standing with the Environmental Protection Agency’s drinking water standards.
Thankful for support
June 12, 2015
Central High School senior Jessica Rodriguez, of Toms Brook, never thought she would pursue a career in the military. Settled on studying at the College of William & Mary, she said she changed her mind after attending the National Flight Academy camp last summer. “That changed everything. I knew that I was meant for military.”
March to remember fallen, help vets
June 11, 2015
On June 20, a “Carry the Fallen” ruck-march in Woodstock will remember fallen soldiers and help battle suicide rates among veterans.
Woodstock 5 Miler set for ninth running
June 11, 2015
Running enthusiasts from Shenandoah County will gather at the County Office Building in Woodstock on Saturday for a five-mile run that doubles as a small fundraiser for local causes.
June 10, 2015
Mount Jackson farmer Jackie Dove said she is worried about the threat of avian flu that’s hit Midwestern farms.
Group seeks volunteers for Seven Bends project
June 5, 2015
Friends of the North Fork of the Shenandoah River is looking for volunteers to help make way for the planned Seven Bends State Park project in Woodstock.
Woodstock OKs 2016 budget
June 2, 2015
The town of Woodstock approved its budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year on Tuesday night, with a unanimous vote from town council.
MMA set to graduate top cadet officer
May 29, 2015
WOODSTOCK — A military education has prepared Cadet Lt. Col. Jeffrey Brown, of Nags Head, North Carolina, for anything he might want to do.
New and established events to highlight weekend
May 21, 2015
Memorial Day weekend is the summer kick-off typically observed with cookouts, pool parties and patriotic salutes to the men and
Water main work
May 20, 2015
Woodstock Water and Sewer Department workers Jason Roberts, measuring the ditch, L.J. Neff and Howard Miller, operating the backhoe, install a 12-inch water main along Tower Avenue on Wednesday. The line will extend to West Locust Street and eventually to Sunset Crest. It will loop into the existing distribution system to provide increased volume for fire suppression, to stabilize pressure and improve flow to and from the North Street storage tank. This is the first of three system upgrades planned for this year. Alex Bridges/Daily
Trip of a Lifetime
May 17, 2015
WOODSTOCK — It took almost a year, but for Murdock Snarr, his brother, Jackson, and his cousin, Ben, a trip around the U.S. by bicycle was an experience they will never forget.
May 13, 2015
WOODSTOCK — Everybody knows soda is full of sugar. But Central High School students at a Wednesday Rev Your Bev event said they were surprised to learn the sorry truth of what sweetens some of their other favorite beverages.
Town budget process moves forward
May 5, 2015
The town of Woodstock is closing in on approving its budget for the fiscal year 2016, following a public hearing
Executive chef enjoys thrill of service
May 1, 2015
Unlike many typical 14-year-old boys, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, native John Ramsbottom was spending his days in the kitchen rather than playing football or shooting hoops.