Winchester

PBS travel show films in Winchester

Colleen Kelly, host and executive producer of PBS' "Family Travel with Colleen Kelly," takes direction from her cameraman at the Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum in Winchester on Wednesday. Kelly and crew are filming various points of interest throughout the valley this week. Nathan Budryk/Daily

July 20, 2016

“Family Travel with Colleen Kelly,” a PBS travel show broadcast in more than 90 percent of the country as well as throughout the world, is filming in the Shenandoah Valley.

Warner, drug coalition discuss recovery

Virginia senator Mark Warner, left, and Mark Merrill, president and CEO of Valley Health System, listen Monday to officials with the Northern Shenandoah Valley Substance Abuse Coalition speak during a roundtable discussion on opiate addiction. Rachel Mahoney/Daily

July 18, 2016

Winchester Medical Center hosted Sen. Mark Warner on Monday morning for a roundtable discussion on opioid addiction with representatives from the Northern Shenandoah Valley Substance Abuse Coalition.

Collins takes Tourism Corporation on field trip

Front Royal attorney David Downes hands out a synopsis of the future beer museum he's planning to Judy Watkins,  special projects manager for Virginia Tourism Council, on Thursday during a tourism meet and greet sponsored by 29th District Delegate Christopher E. Collins. Fifteen members of the Virginia Tourism Council met with local tourism partners in Winchester and toured six area tourism businesses in Frederick and Warren counties. The proposed Virginia Beer Museum,  located beside his law office on Chester Street in Front Royal, is planned to open in late September.  Rich Cooley/Daily

July 14, 2016

WINCHESTER – Chris Collins, delegate for Virginia’s 29th district, led a delegation from the Virginia Tourism Corporation on a Thursday tour of several area tourism businesses.

News station to start new content in July

June 27, 2016

July 1 will bring a newly expanded lineup for viewers of four-state local news station WHAG-TV, and another step in its expansion is expected in 2017.

Heroin dealer sentenced to 31 years

U.S. Attorney John P. Fishwick Jr., left, praises area efforts to stop heroin trafficking at a news conference in front of the Winchester Police Department on Wednesday afternoon. Other area officials at the conference included, second from left:  Winchester Police Chief Kevin Sanzenbacher, Drug Enforcement Agency  Agent Stanley Kennedy, and Virginia State Police Special Agent Jay Perry. Rachel Mahoney/Daily

June 15, 2016

A Maryland man connected with three heroin overdose deaths in and around Winchester was sentenced Wednesday morning in U.S. District Court in Harrisonburg.

Senior living community unveils new, upgraded facilities

Crews continue to work on the residential expansion at The Village at Orchard Ridge. This expansion will add at least 80 new apartments, all of which have been reserved. Nathan Budryk

June 3, 2016

Senior living community The Village at Orchard Ridge unveiled several new amenities, including a large pool and aquatic therapy space as well as an outdoor dining expansion Wednesday, in addition to upgrades to existing facilities.

Co-op: Consumers should be wary of phone scam

May 31, 2016

Shenandoah Valley Electricity Cooperative has warned consumers against a phone scam in which an individual or individuals claiming to be affiliated with SVEC have threatened consumers with service shutdowns if payment isn’t made over the phone.

New dialysis clinic in Winchester

May 9, 2016

Fresenius Kidney Care, the dialysis division of Fresenius Medical Care North America, has opened a new dialysis clinic in Winchester.

Celebrating Friday at the Bloom

Kari Nichols, 31, left, and Missy Fletcher, 37, right, both of Winchester, dance to the band Souled Out during the Apple Blossom  Bloomers' Luncheon on Friday in Winchester. Rich Cooley/Daily

April 29, 2016

The 89th Apple Blossom Festival kicked into high gear Friday with lunches, parties and the Firefighter’s Parade, ending with a bang at the fireworks show on the Handley High School campus.

Apple Blossom special guests share their experiences

From left, Miss Apple Blossom Outstanding Teen Trilby Brown, Miss Apple Blossom 2016 Cameron Smith and Miss Virginia 2015 Savannah Lane talk about their Apple Blossom experiences. 
 Rich Cooley/Daily

April 29, 2016

After years of attending the Apple Blossom Festival and Ladies’ Horticultural Luncheon, nursing educator and researcher Dr. Pam Webber has seen this year’s Bloom from a different perspective as the luncheon’s guest speaker.