Years after Bertha Von Hillern had ended her career as a world-class endurance walker and hotel muralist, becoming instead a successful baker, a reporter from The Winchester Star recognized her on the street.
In addition to an increase in overall traffic volume on Virginia’s highways,14 deaths occurred over the Memorial Day weekend, according to a news release from Virginia State Police. That’s six more deaths than last year’s three day weekend.
STRASBURG — A lack of communication between jurisdictions is sometimes a complaint of government work.
Lord Fairfax Community College held its final COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Wednesday, fully vaccinating another 700 patients.
MIDDLETOWN — A sewer line on Fourth Street is so deteriorated that it sags and has cracks and pieces missing out of it, Les Morefield, Middletown’s public works superintendent, told Town Council on Monday night.
MIDDLETOWN — After deciding not to let the COVID-19 pandemic dampen her spirits, Terry Dabrowski opened her own boutique.
The town celebrated Arbor Day and paid tribute to former mayor Marshall John “Mark” Brown on Friday morning by planting a dogwood tree on Main Street near the post office.
MIDDLETOWN — Hoping to build on tradition and history, Rich and Angie Orndorff see their opportunity at taking over the Wayside Inn as a strong move.
MIDDLETOWN — Travis Ross said he has always dreamed of being an executive chef. Now, at the Wayside Inn 1797, he’s made that dream come true.
A diesel fuel leak from a tanker truck closed about 20 miles of northbound Interstate 81 between Woodstock and Middletown for a few hours on Wednesday morning.
MIDDLETOWN — Mayor Charles Harbaugh IV announced during this week's Town Council meeting that the town’s Easter Egg Hunt will take place at 11 a.m. April 3 in the town park.
One COVID-19 death in Winchester was reported Friday, the same day that the Virginia Department of Health reported across the state the fifth-highest number of new COVID-19 case, less than 50 percent of that number on Saturday, and the seventh-highest number of new cases on Sunday.
The Warren County grand jury handed up several indictments last week, including charges involving drugs, eluding and abduction.
A Middletown woman connected to a 2018 North Carolina murder case will be heading back to that state to face a violation of probation charge there.
MIDDLETOWN — Mayor Charles Harbaugh IV, who ran unopposed in Tuesday’s election, was elected to his third four-year term. He received 582 votes.
MIDDLETOWN — A 41-year-old Front Royal man has been identified as the victim of a homicide on Tuesday.
MIDDLETOWN — A homicide victim was seen on surveillance video being chased by a pickup truck before being gunned down early Tuesday morning, according to police.
MIDDLETOWN — A variety of events will be held in Middletown this weekend to commemorate the 156th Anniversary of the Battle of Cedar Creek.
MIDDLETOWN — Farming is a way of life for Billie Clifton, and she handles business the same way.
MIDDLETOWN — Town Council voted 4-3 Tuesday night to appoint David Gustafson to the town's Planning Commission.
Area law enforcement will be hosting National Night Out events on Tuesday to encourage communication between police and the communities they serve.
Patrick Kenney has been named the new superintendent of Shenandoah National Park as well as Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park.
This year’s Route 11 Yard Crawl has been canceled, the Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce has announced.
Several of the area’s localities have canceled their Fourth of July celebrations and festivities this year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, while others plan to hold Independence Day events either as scheduled or at a later date.
Belle Grove Plantation has announced plans to begin a gradual reopening on Thursday.
In its first-ever online graduation, Lord Fairfax Community College will offer a virtual ceremony for the class of 2020 at 1 p.m. Saturday.
Belle Grove Plantation in Middletown has announced the delay of its 2020 season until at least June 11.
MIDDLETOWN - During his four years at John Handley High School, senior Jackson Sirbaugh likely volunteered more than most do in a lifetime.
The Fairfax Follies are back this year with a "Fabulous 1950s" theme to celebrate Lord Fairfax Communty College's 50th anniversary.
MIDDLETOWN - Work is continuing on improvements to the town’s baseball field.
Middletown is looking to bring LOVE to the community.
A search warrant unsealed Tuesday about a year after it was executed reveals that the FBI sought phone records of a disgruntled former re-enactor and Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation volunteer as part of its investigation into threats and a pipe bomb found during the Cedar Creek Civil War …
MIDDLETOWN – Town officials have hired a full-time police officer.
MIDDLETOWN – Peed & Bortz LLC likely will be contracted to continue helping the town with its wastewater treatment plant.
MIDDLETOWN – The town could soon be adding to its ranks of employees and council.
MIDDLETOWN - The town’s Planning Commission is looking into officially recognizing the town’s historic district by way of an ordinance.
Middletown Mayor Charles Harbaugh joined other mayors at the White House on Friday and spoke with Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson about affordable housing as part of the last day of the U.S. Conference of Mayors' annual winter meeting.
MIDDLETOWN – Students from Shenandoah University and John Handley High School on Friday afternoon helped map gravesites at The Henrico Baltimore Family Cemetery/West Africa Community Graveyard.
MIDDLETOWN - Lord Fairfax Community College hosted technologist Gary McGraw on Wednesday night. He spoke of the cutting edge work being done at the Berryville Institute of Machine Learning, which he co-founded a year ago.
Lord Fairfax Community College is hosting another speaker as part of its Tech Bytes series.
MIDDLETOWN — Town Council members on Monday accepted the resignation Councilwoman Carole Snyder Jones.
MIDDLETOWN — Members of the town’s Board of Zoning Appeals on Monday selected its chairman and vice chair.
MIDDLETOWN – Town Zoning Administrator Michele Snyder has submitted her resignation.
MIDDLETOWN – The town’s fiscal year to date finances so far are running in the black.
MIDDLETOWN – Councilwoman Carole Snyder Jones has resigned from the Town Council after serving for eight years on it.
The Western Virginia Continuum of Care is planning its annual Point-in-Time homeless count for Jan. 22 and accepting Letter of Intent applications from eligible agencies operating within the CoC’s geographic region.
STEPHENS CITY – Town council members and administrators from Middletown and Stephen City met with Frederick County officials Monday night to discuss continued work on an agreement to consolidate fire and rescue services.
MIDDLETOWN - A local resident has helped save a historic home in the town.
Gov. Ralph Northam recently announced his proposed budget will include $145 million to make tuition-free community college available to low- and middle-income students.
Lord Fairfax Community College could soon be getting an infusion of funding that would help move forward a stalled building project on its Fauquier campus.