STRASBURG — Ray Lough is hoping to bring back a small-town atmosphere to the community.
Weeks after a final order was entered in a case petitioning to remove Strasburg Mayor Richard Orndorff Jr. from office, Orndorff and his attorney, Phil Griffin II, filed an objection and asked the court to reconsider its ruling.
STRASBURG — The upcoming closure of LSC Communications will cost the town more than $41,000 in lost water and sewer revenue this year, and more than $146,000 in lost revenue next fiscal year, said Town Manager Wyatt Pearson.
Strasburg has been hit with several businesses, both large and small, closing in the last couple of months, leaving the town and county scrambling to mitigate the impact.
STRASBURG — Following a Tuesday announcement that the local LSC Communications manufacturing facility will close, Mayor Richard Orndorff Jr. said the town is doing its best to help nearly 400 people losing their jobs find other employment.
STRASBURG — At a Tuesday Town Council meeting, Vice Mayor Scott Terndrup defended the mayor’s character. He also asked town attorney Nathan Miller how the council might protect itself in a legal case that would put the council at odds with the mayor.
David Silek, a Front Royal attorney representing Bock’s Garage in its suit against the Town of Strasburg, filed a response to the town arguing it doesn’t matter whether the town took property for public use, that its failure to maintain its water pipes remains the central issue.
LSC Communications on Tuesday announced it was closing its manufacturing facility in Strasburg, impacting hundreds of area residents.
STRASBURG – Town officials aren’t allowed to accept personal gifts but that didn’t stop Strasburg employees from enjoying a post-holiday feast on Thursday.
Strasburg police, with the assistance of the Northwest Regional Drug Task Force, tracked and arrested three people found with about 5 pounds of suspected marijuana.
STRASBURG — Budget season is here.
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.
The mayor’s vehicle crash into the town library set the stage for a year of drama in Strasburg in 2019.
STRASBURG — Jennifer Williams’ oldest son, Caden, had just arrived home from Lake George in New York when she received a phone call.
A Strasburg couple with anti-Donald Trump signs in their yard reported Monday that vandals slashed tires and sprayed pro-Trump graffiti on their property, the second such incident this year for them.
STRASBURG — Maggie and Steve Steiner opened Crabby Maggie’s Seafood Restaurant two years ago, initially on Massanutten Street before moving to the its East Washington Street location.
STRASBURG — Local law enforcement agencies combined forces on Tuesday to wrap gifts for area children.
STRASBURG — As the Town Council prepares for its first meeting of the new year, all signs point to a redrafting of its Unified Development Ordinance.
Strasburg is determined to make sure it has a place at the table when the matter of paying its mayor’s legal fees in a case involving a petition to have him removed from office plays out.
STRASBURG – A Strasburg man was recognized for his military service during the Vietnam War at a ceremony on Friday.
STRASBURG — Plans for the Summit Crossing housing project north of town can move forward after Town Council members gave the go-ahead at a Tuesday meeting.
WOODSTOCK – Strasburg Mayor Richard Orndorff Jr. appeared in Shenandoah County Circuit Court for his fraud charges on Wednesday with his newly appointed attorney, Ryan Nuzzo.
What’s the status of the Strasburg Chamber of Commerce? The office does not appear to be routinely open, the website is down, events have been canceled, and the town had to scramble at the last minute to plan the annual Christmas parade that the chamber usually manages.
WOODSTOCK — A Shenandoah County Circuit Court judge made clear on Wednesday he would not change his mind about which attorneys the courts appoint to cases.
STRASBURG — Dozens of area residents on Monday attended a Town Council work session to express their support of Second Amendment rights.
STRASBURG — At a three-hour work session Monday, the Town Council approved a one-time town holiday for Dec. 23 and received comments on four topics that will go to vote at the next regular meeting.
A crowd is expected for a Monday work session when Strasburg Town Council members plan a discussion on Second Amendment rights.
STRASBURG — The Planning Commission has recommended the Town Council approve all three phases of the Summit Crossing Preliminary Development Plan and changes to the town’s sign ordinance.
STRASBURG — Town staff and policymakers understand the frustration that residents feel when they have to pay larger-than-normal water bills.
STRASBURG — Tensions ran high at a Monday work session where the Town Council discussed the potential consequences of replacing old water meters with smart meters and paying for a water rate study.
WOODSTOCK — The Commonwealth's Attorney Office is seeking a direct indictment of Strasburg Mayor Richard Orndorff Jr. in a case involving accusations that he drove under the influence and registered a blood alcohol content of more than twice the legal limit.
WOODSTOCK — Late last week, attorneys presented a bill to the Circuit Court that taxpayers may end up paying after a failed petition to remove Strasburg Mayor Richard Orndorff Jr. from office was halted earlier this month.
STRASBURG — The town has recognized alumni from Strasburg’s former African-American school in what Vice Mayor Scott Terndrup described as a landmark moment.
STRASBURG — The Town Council has voted to pursue discussions of installing new water meters and will be seeking a speed limit reduction on U.S. 11 north of town.
STRASBURG – A Tuesday night Town Council meeting, which attracted more than 75 people, started with talk of a dual protest: those who want Mayor Richard Orndroff Jr. to step down and those who support the work he's doing in spite of three legal battles he's been fighting this fall.
Strasburg is looking for partners and participants for its upcoming Christmas Parade.
STRASBURG — Town resident Marlin Dixon has announced a bid for mayor.
The second Strasburg Film Festival will begin Friday.
STRASBURG — Town Council plans to vote at its Tuesday meeting on whether to pursue its goal of installing smart water meters around town.
STRASBURG — The holidays are approaching, and at a recent work session Town Council members discussed ways to pack the town’s calendar with more events.
STRASBURG — The Town Council plans to discuss at its meeting next week the town’s rights in disputing the possibility of having to pay Mayor Richard Orndorff Jr.’s attorney fees as a result of his contesting a petition from area residents seeking his removal from office.
STRASBURG — A Monday afternoon fire that destroyed a historic town structure and displaced a young family started in the attic, said Shenandoah County Fire and Rescue Fire Marshal David Ferguson.
STRASBURG – Downtown was filled Saturday as people turned out for the third annual Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup Festival.
WOODSTOCK — Shenandoah County taxpayers might have to pay for Mayor Richard Orndorff Jr.’s attorney fees after a judge granted a motion to stop the petition case to have him removed from office on Friday.
STRASBURG — Members of the Community Advisory Team met this week to discuss ideas on how to attract and keep more people and businesses in town.
Trick-or-treaters may be in for something scarier than spooky costumes this Halloween.
STRASBURG — At its regular November meeting, the Town Council will discuss adding a historical marker to honor the history of the Sunset Hill School that segregated African-American students attended until 1964.