/usr/web/www.nvdaily.com/wp-content/themes/coreV2/category.php

Lifestyle | VIEW ALL

Pet of the Week: Lovable Doogie is looking for a home

EDINBURG — Doogie, a 5-year-old short-haired domestic cat, is looking for a home. Emily Gochenour, who serves as a caretaker at the Shenandoah County Animal Shelter, said Doogie was brought into the shelter at the beginning of October as a stray. “[Doogie] is very calm and easy-going,” ...

Strasburg poster event brings residents together

During Strasburg's Tomato Soup Festival on Nov. 3, the Shenandoah Museum of Contemporary Arts hosted an event that drew residents together to create a community poster. Master artist Steve McKenzie created a 100-footprint to coincide with the theme of the museum’s current exhibit, “The ...

Belle Grove to host African-American living history event

Belle Grove Plantation will host a living history event commemorating the plantation’s African-American history from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Titled “Inalienable Rights: Free and Enslaved Blacks Crafting a Life in the Shenandoah Valley,” the event will cover how slaves contributed to ...

Shenandoah Caverns hosts Shenandoah Uncorked on Saturday

Shenandoah Caverns will host the ninth annual Shenandoah Uncorked from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature wine, food, crafts and a variety of activities for kids. Jessica Sager, director of marketing for the caverns, said the size of the event is one of its selling ...

Community News | VIEW ALL

Community News & Events: Nov. 14

Shower A card shower is planned for Jane Sager, who will celebrate her 82nd birthday Nov. 21.  Cards can be sent to P.O. Box 323, Edinburg, Virginia 22824. Submissions Send in your events at http://www.nvdaily.com/submit-news.  

Holiday Events: Nov. 13

Camping for Hunger The River 95.3 is holding its annual Camping for Hunger food drive through Saturday at the Royal Plaza Shopping Center in Front Royal. The food drive benefits C-CAP of Front Royal and Warren County. Canned goods and non-perishable food donations may be left at the bus any ...

Community News & Events: Nov. 13

Bullying Our Health Inc.'s Empowerment Night topic will be "Bullying, The Ugly Truth!" from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Our Health Campus, 329 N. Cameron St., Suite 200, Winchester. The event is open to parents, students in middle and high school and community leaders. Teens will do a ...

Community News & Events: Nov. 12

Teachers The Valley Association of Retired Teachers will meet at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Sunnyside in Harrisonburg. The guest speaker will be TV3 Chief Meteorologist Aubrey Urbanowitz. Lunch is $14. Reservations are required.  Reservations, information: 540-434-4531. Driver courses Two ...

Entertainment | VIEW ALL

Belle Grove to host African-American living history event

Belle Grove Plantation will host a living history event commemorating the plantation’s African-American history from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Titled “Inalienable Rights: Free and Enslaved Blacks Crafting a Life in the Shenandoah Valley,” the event will cover how slaves contributed to ...

This Weekend: Nov. 9

The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend: Film Collaborative The Shenandoah Film Collaborative Inc. will host the Strasburg Film Festival today through Sunday in Strasburg. Over 200 films from over 50 countries will be shown during the three-day festival at ...

Shenandoah Caverns hosts Shenandoah Uncorked on Saturday

Shenandoah Caverns will host the ninth annual Shenandoah Uncorked from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature wine, food, crafts and a variety of activities for kids. Jessica Sager, director of marketing for the caverns, said the size of the event is one of its selling ...

Reader Recipes | VIEW ALL

Made with love: Remembering Mother’s Day through food, traditions

Locals share their recipes and memories of food passed down through the generations in celebration of Mother's Day. APPLESAUCE CAKE Jodi Jenkins, of Woodstock, shares her great-grandmother-in-law's famous applesauce cake. Jenkins said she and her husband purchased her home after Dorothy ...

Readers share favorite Christmas cookie recipes

From sugar cookies to gingerbread men, date treats to brownie cookies, try these sweet Christmas cookie recipes submitted by Northern Virginia Daily readers: SUGAR COOKIES 4 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 2 cups sugar 2 sticks unsalted butter 2 teaspoon vanilla ...

Sweet Potato Casserole

1 (29 oz.) can sweet potatoes 1 egg ½ c. sugar ½ tsp. cinnamon ½ stick melted margarine Topping: 1 c. Ritz cracker crumbs 1 c. brown sugar ½ c. chopped walnuts or pecans 1 stick melted margarine Mash potatoes with milk and salt to taste (optional). Add the egg, sugar, cinnamon and ...

Corn Pudding

12 oz. can cream style corn 2 (17 oz.) cans whole kernel corn 5 lightly beaten eggs ½ c. sugar 4 T. cornstarch ½ c. milk ½ c. melted butter ½ tsp. vanilla. Mix ingredients together and pour into as 3 qt. casserole. Bake for 1 hour at 400 degrees, stirring once. Fay Sonner Strasburg