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Stonewall Jackson High School class of 1964

Stonewall Jackson High School class of 1964 celebrated its 50th reunion on Oct. 18 at the Johnny Appleseed Restaurant in New Market.

Shown from left to right, first row: Dan Painter, Nancy Dodson Gochenour, Roger Baker, Penny Murphy Sellers, Patty Fadely Johnson, James E. Zerkel II, Ed Funkhouser, the Rev. Katie Gosswein, guest; Vicky Maloney Smith, Wayne Swartz. Row 2: Sue Bowman Funkhouser, Louella Frye Kibler, Phyllis Silvious Turner, Beverly Miller Faulkenberry, Gloria Golladay Green. Row 3: Gary Baker, Anna Barb, Steve Weaver, H.M Hawkins, Jane Dodson Perry, J. Michael Williamson, Sandy Good Swartz. Row 4: Robert Barb, Irene Rosen Wirz, Patty Sue Miller, Charlie Phillips, James Fultz, Helen Jenkins Heishman. Row 5: Carolyn Sue Ryman, Carolyn Showman Curry, Steve Spitler, Patsy Beatty Ryman, Judith Shutters Ruby. Row 6: Susan Fansler Zirkle, Curtis Delawder, Sandy Painter Long, Leo Polk, Jean Clanahan Winne, Stonewall Jackson High School Principal Mike Dorman, guest; John Crim, Charlie Fultz, Roger Clark Dellinger, Larry Estep, Ed Garber.

December 18th, 2014

Stonewall Jackson High School class of 1964 celebrated its 50th reunion on Oct. 18 at the Johnny Appleseed Restaurant in New Market.

Shown from left to right, first row: Dan Painter, Nancy Dodson Gochenour, Roger Baker, Penny Murphy Sellers, Patty Fadely Johnson, James E. Zerkel II, Ed Funkhouser, the Rev. Katie Gosswein, guest; Vicky Maloney Smith, Wayne Swartz. Row 2: Sue Bowman Funkhouser, Louella Frye Kibler, Phyllis Silvious Turner, Beverly Miller Faulkenberry, Gloria Golladay Green. Row 3: Gary Baker, Anna Barb, Steve Weaver, H.M Hawkins, Jane Dodson Perry, J. Michael Williamson, Sandy Good Swartz. Row 4: Robert Barb, Irene Rosen Wirz, Patty Sue Miller, Charlie Phillips, James Fultz, Helen Jenkins Heishman. Row 5: Carolyn Sue Ryman, Carolyn Showman Curry, Steve Spitler, Patsy Beatty Ryman, Judith Shutters Ruby. Row 6: Susan Fansler Zirkle, Curtis Delawder, Sandy Painter Long, Leo Polk, Jean Clanahan Winne, Stonewall Jackson High School Principal Mike Dorman, guest; John Crim, Charlie Fultz, Roger Clark Dellinger, Larry Estep, Ed Garber.

Scholarships open in utility field

December 18th, 2014

The Town of Front Royal, a member of American Municipal Power Inc., is accepting applications for the Lyle B. Wright

Happy 100th birthday

Ava Lam Tusing, a resident of Greenfield Senior Living in Woodstock, received over 100 cards celebrating her 100th birthday on Dec. 8.  Courtesy photo

December 17th, 2014

Ava Lam Tusing, a resident of Greenfield Senior Living in Woodstock, received over 100 cards celebrating her 100th birthday on Dec. 8.

Photographic society honors members

December 16th, 2014

Margaret Bullock, Mariah Bullock, Kristen Zimet and Ellen Zimmerman, all of Winchester, and Chet Lewandowski, of Berryville, were awarded Photographer of the Year ribbons at the annual banquet of the Shenandoah Photographic Society on Nov. 17.

Cadets named to honor roll

December 16th, 2014

The following cadets at Massanutten Military Academy in Woodstock were named to the high honor roll during an awards ceremony in Caskey Auditorium:

Warren schools receive grants

December 16th, 2014

The Warren County Educational Endowment awarded 10 grants totaling $37,650 to the Warren County Public School System for the following projects:

Camping for Hunger food drive

December 15th, 2014

The Shenandoah University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee contributed proceeds from its 15th canned food drive to the annual “Camping for Hunger”

Apple Blossom maids of honor

December 15th, 2014

Four Winchester area women have been selected to serve as Maids for the Court of Queen Shenandoah LXXXVIII during the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival April 24 through May 3. They are:

Outstanding philanthropy recognized

Shenandoah Valley Community Residences presented the 2014 Eleanor S. White Award to Winchester resident Kelly Kremer at its recent holiday banquet. Kremer has volunteered for many years on the boards of both NW Works and The Arc-NSV, and is a strong contributor to the area Special Olympics program. The Eleanor S. White Award was established in 1991 by Shenandoah Valley Community Residences, a Winchester-based charitable organization.  White was a founding of the organization 34 years ago.  Shown here, from left, are Kelly Kremer; Ridge White, son of the award’s namesake; John Brauer, NW Works CEO and nominator; and Ralph Combs Jr., executive director of Shenandoah Valley Community Residences. Courtesy photo

December 15th, 2014

Shenandoah Valley Community Residences presented the 2014 Eleanor S. White Award to Winchester resident Kelly Kremer at its recent holiday banquet. Kremer has volunteered for many years on the boards of both NW Works and The Arc-NSV, and is a strong contributor to the area Special Olympics program. The Eleanor S. White Award was established in 1991 by Shenandoah Valley Community Residences, a Winchester-based charitable organization. White was a founding of the organization 34 years ago. Shown here, from left, are Kelly Kremer; Ridge White, son of the award’s namesake; John Brauer, NW Works CEO and nominator; and Ralph Combs Jr., executive director of Shenandoah Valley Community Residences. Courtesy photo

Correction

December 15th, 2014

In a story on Monday related to a Rolling Stone article about a rape on the University of Virginia’s campus, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the magazine had retracted the article. The magazine issued a statement in which it noted discrepancies in the piece and apologized.

Public meetings, Dec. 12-15

December 14th, 2014

The following public meetings are scheduled:
New Market
The Town Council meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Municipal Building

Comstock gets committee assignment

December 12th, 2014

U.S. Rep.-elect Barbara Comstock will take her seat in the 114th Congress as a member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the Science, Space and Technology Committee.

Henry-Perry engagement

Karla Henry and Jaymeson Perry

December 11th, 2014

Jennifer Groom, of Front Royal, has announced the engagement of her daughter Karla Henry to Jaymeson Perry, son of Steve and Donna Perry, of Front Royal.

Kiwanis adopting highway location

Phil Loving, left, and Doug Butler, members of the Kiwanis Club of Strasburg, look over a map of Shenandoah County to determine the highway location of an Adopt-A-Highway request to the Virginia Department of Transportation for the club's community service pick up project. Courtesy photo

December 8th, 2014

Phil Loving, left, and Doug Butler, members of the Kiwanis Club of Strasburg, look over a map of Shenandoah County to determine the highway location of an Adopt-A-Highway request to the Virginia Department of Transportation for the club’s community service pick up project. Courtesy photo

Lewis-Haffer engagement

LeAnn Marie Lewis and Michael Haffer

December 7th, 2014

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry A. Lewis, of Front Royal, have announced the engagement of their daughter, LeAnn Marie, to Michael Scott Haffer, son of Mr. and Mrs. James W. Haffer Sr., of Front Royal.

Association names officers

December 5th, 2014

Michael Dellinger of the Shenandoah County Building Department has been named chairman of the Shenandoah Valley chapter of the Virginia