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A catcher for the Woodstock River Bandits was hospitalized after passing in and out of consciousness as a result of an injury from a foul ball during a Monday night game in Strasburg.

STRASBURG — The Town Council approved its fiscal year 2020 budget at a Monday work session, and after lengthy discussions of three proffer amendments for the Summit Crossing housing development, members decided to revisit the matter at their regular meeting on Tuesday.

STRASBURG—The Farmers Market returned to Strasburg Saturday morning, bringing free selections from the community garden as well as the first fruits of a bevy of local vendors’ efforts.

STRASBURG – The Planning Commission approved a new housing development during a Tuesday night meeting following much discussion and contention. The committee will forward the project to Town Council for a decision.

A Strasburg woman has been arrested on charged related to a May 18 home invasion while another person remains wanted by police, according to a Strasburg Police Department news release.

FRONT ROYAL — A car repair shop is suing the Town of Strasburg after a water pipe burst and flooded the business’ property last year.


Debra Dillman, 18, will be one of 142 graduation candidates to accept a diploma during Strasburg High School’s commencement excercises on Friday.

STRASBURG – At a Monday night Town Council work session, Vice Mayor Scott Terndrup said the council will do “our very best” to keep business going as usual during the mayor’s absence.

Virginia State Police issued a media release Monday morning stating charges are pending against Strasburg Mayor Rich Orndorff as a result of an investigation they are conducting into a single-vehicle crash involving him Friday night.

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner stopped in Strasburg Saturday during Mayfest. Warner, a Democratic member of the Senate Intelligence Committee and former governor, answered a few questions from the The Northern Virginia Daily as he walked through the downtown.

STRASBURG – Police are investigating a traffic crash involving Strasburg Mayor Rich Orndorff Jr. that occurred Friday evening during the town’s annual Mayfest.

STRASBURG – The Town Council on Tuesday agreed to delay a vote on the fiscal year 2020 budget.


A horse is framed by fencing as it grazes by Sandy Hook Road in Strasburg on Monday.

STRASBURG – Voter registration drives continue in Shenandoah County public high schools, with the latest occurring Friday at Strasburg High School.


STRASBURG – Donald Keller has received two purple hearts and four other medals from his service as a radio operator for combat engineers during World War II.

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — A jury trial was tentatively set Friday by 23rd Judicial Circuit Court Judge David Hammer in the case against a Virginia man charged in a fatal hit-and-run accident.


Strasburg High School music teacher Joel Ross is a real-life example to his students who may be thinking of musical theater or writing as a career.

STRASBURG – No one showed up for a Monday night public hearing to discuss the town’s $16,049,436 proposed fiscal 2020 budget, but Town Council members met for a work session to discuss tourism and recreational goals as they related to budget line items.

STRASBURG – More than 30 events are scheduled for Strasburg’s 2019 community calendar, and 28 of them are free, said Olivia Hilton, marketing and events coordinator for the town.

Today, area law enforcement officials will be collecting old or unused prescription drugs from anyone looking to clean out their medicine cabinets.


In just over one month, Carmeuse Lime and Stone will begin laying off what company officials say is an unknown number employees as it idles its kiln at the Strasburg plant.

STRASBURG – One of the hottest spots in town has been cooking in John Hooser’s mind for more than 20 years.

STRASBURG – Flowers and towns bloom in different ways. The newest sign of downtown Strasburg stepping into a blooming space is Nancy’s Coffee Bar on King Street.

STRASBURG – Area students showed off their skills with natural resources during the Virginia Envirothon competition Wednesday at the town park.

STRASBURG – The Virginia Department of Transportation discussed the addition of temporary rumble strips in highway work zones during a presentation on Friday at Strasburg High School.

STRASBURG – Marty White joined a short list in a long history earlier this month when he purchased Stover Funeral Home from Stanley Morehead.

STRASBURG – The Strasburg Architectural Review Board discussed proposed renovations to 208 W. Queen St., or the Sonner House, along with a number of sign applications during its meeting on Thursday.

Gov. Ralph Northam Thursday announced amendments to Senate Bill 1716 and House Bill 2718, legislation that would provide $151 million in dedicated funding for the Interstate 81 Corridor Improvement Plan.

A Strasburg man was charged Saturday after failing to register a username with the sex offender database.

STRASBURG – Baby chicks have arrived at area stores that sell agricultural-related products, but buyers beware — those chicks require a big commitment of time and resources. Also, they aren’t going to stay small and fuzzy for long.

STRASBURG – Local job-seekers visited Strasburg High School in droves Thursday for a college and career fair that turned into a job fair later that evening.

STRASBURG – Strasburg Town Manager Wyatt Pearson changed the town’s conflict of interest policy after a former council member requested records revealing that the town paid Mayor Rich Orndorff Jr. to provide food for several events in 2017 and 2018.