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 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 — 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.

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 — 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.

STRASBURG – The Planning Commission's approval Tuesday night of a second auto parts store in town was preceded by comments that included suggestions for lowering the speed limit on U.S. 11 and encouraging the Virginia Department of Transportation to add stop signs or a traffic light to a bus…

Strasburg Mayor Richard Orndorff Jr. turned himself in to authorities Thursday after he was accused of misusing town and state money.

Allie Heselton, 8, of Middletown, tries on the Sorting Hat during the Festival That Must Not Be Named on Saturday in Strasburg.

STRASBURG — At a Town Council meeting this week, Mayor Richard Orndorff Jr. recognized the Strasburg American Legion Post 77 with a salute celebrating the 100th anniversary of both the American Legion and the local chapter.

Shenandoah County Circuit Court Judge Kevin Black will recuse himself from hearing a petition to remove Strasburg Mayor Richard Orndorff Jr. from office.

STRASBURG — A divided Town Council will participate in the Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission’s Public Transit Demonstration Grant Program, the result of a tie-breaking vote from Mayor Richard Orndorff Jr.

STRASBURG — The town’s Ordinance Committee is discussing code changes recommended by the Fire Department Restructuring Committee to recognize the Shenandoah County fire chief as having operational authority over the volunteer department.

Strasburg Mayor Richard Orndorff Jr. and his attorney Phillip S. Griffin II will appear in Shenandoah County Circuit Court on Oct. 10 to argue that a citizen petition to remove Orndorff from office should be dismissed.

STRASBURG — The Police Department will be posting a temporary job opening in the coming months, and the town’s Finance and Personnel Committee has started a discussion on making the town’s employee salaries more competitive.

STRASBURG – Rather than spend their days behind desks in Washington, Shane Waller and Cara Mroczek branched out and landed a thousand feet up in Strasburg.

The Strasburg Chamber of Commerce acted within the rules when it did not apply for a business license after it lost its nonprofit status on May 15, 2018, according to a town official.

STRASBURG —  Amid concerns about a possible shortage of green and scenic elements in a planned housing development north of town, planning commissioners are recommending the layout plan and preliminary subdivision plat to the Town Council.

A Winchester lawyer representing Strasburg Mayor Richard Orndorff Jr. has filed a motion to dismiss the petition filed by some local residents seeking to remove Orndorff from office.

After taking over leadership of his hometown straight out of college and spending the next 32 years at the helm of three towns, Kevin Fauber, the town manager of Mount Jackson, is retiring at the end of the month.

Leading the claim petition to remove Mayor Richard Orndorff Jr. from office, petitioners wrote that he "neglected his duty, misused his office," and led the town to give contributions to the Chamber of Commerce after it lost its nonprofit status. 

The Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority expects license holders to refrain from drinking during the events they are hosting.

Strasburg resident Virginia “Gin” Cadden,  remembered for her contributions to the community, including the founding of the Strasburg Museum, passed away Monday. She was 94.