STRASBURG – One of the Strasburg Museum’s most popular attractions is getting a facelift soon after the museum received a $2,500 grant from Crescent City Charities.

  • Updated

STRASBURG — The Gateway Trail Project to build a sidewalk along U.S. 11 north of town has begun, Town Manager Wyatt Pearson told attendees to a Town Council meeting on Tuesday.

STRASBURG — Following a lengthy discussion on business sign regulations, the town’s Ordinance Committee was split in its decision last week to forward a conversation on code to the Planning Commission.

  • Updated

WOODSTOCK – Strasburg Mayor Richard Orndorff Jr. made his first court appearance Tuesday on charges related to a crash that left him with multiple injuries earlier this year.


This year, Flynn Donoho inched closer to crossing a milestone, biking through the continental United States for the second time.


STRASBURG — Strasburg’s Streetscape Project is progressing on schedule, and the first of four stages spanning six months should be complete on Oct. 4, said Jay McKinley, director of public works.

STRASBURG — Most people recently surveyed in Shenandoah County don’t need public transit to get to work or other appointments, but a majority of residents think it would be a good idea for the county to pursue.


Jerry Dellinger paints a line of pickets on this back porch of St. Paul Lutheran Church’s office on West Washington Street in Strasburg on Tuesday. Dellinger was painting the new porch he built on the back of the building.

STRASBURG — Water bills could get higher for some residents in coming months, and Town officials plan to hold a public hearing this fall to discuss the matter.

STRASBURG — Imagine a downtown where, even in the stifling summer heat, people are excited to go shopping and not even concerned about the torn-up sidewalks.

STRASBURG — At a Monday work session, the Town Council updated the community on its transportation projects and held a short discussion that concerned the town’s Visitor Center.


STRASBURG – At a Town Council work session Monday evening, council members, community members and the mayor spoke about an incident during Mayfest in which the mayor is accused of driving a John Deere Gator utility vehicle into the town library while under the influence of alcohol.

STRASBURG — The Town Council approved several budget amendments at a Tuesday night meeting that also saw the return of Mayor Richard A. “Rich” Orndorff Jr. after a nearly three-month absence and a failed motion for a closed session after the meeting.


STRASBURG — On the mend, following a long recovery from a vehicle crash in the spring, Mayor Richard A. “Rich” Orndorff Jr. is thankful to be back at work.

A Strasburg man who is registered as a violent sex offender has been arrested and charged with being in the proximity of children and possession of marijuana.

STRASBURG – Mayor Richard A “Rich” Orndorff Jr. plans to be at next week’s Town Council meeting, Vice Mayor Scott Terndrup announced Monday at the start of a council work session.

STRASBURG — At a Monday work session, the Town Council discussed its downtown construction project and plans to move the town's Visitor's Center.

The Department of Justice squashed a billion-dollar merger between Quad/Graphics and LSC Communications as the companies announced Tuesday they are abandoning plans to merge.


STRASBURG – Today marks 50 years since the crew of Apollo 11 landed on the moon, and a town resident remembers it like it was yesterday.

After sustaining undisclosed injuries in a vehicle crash nearly two months ago, Strasburg Mayor Rich Orndorff Jr. said he’s been released from the hospital and is home recovering.

The second phase of Strasburg’s Streetscape Project likely will begin in the next week, Town Manager Wyatt Pearson said at Tuesday’s Town Council meeting.

STRASBURG – On July 4, 2016, Kelly Kirschke graduated from a program as a certified life coach. Three years later, Kirschke is sitting in her own office, carefully tailored to create a welcoming, empowering environment for her clients.

Crime is generally pretty low in Strasburg compared to other towns in Virginia, but Police Chief Wayne Sager said certain crimes are a persistent problem.

A feral cat captured in northern Shenandoah County has tested positive for rabies, the Lord Fairfax Health District of the Virginia Department of Health reported Wednesday.

STRASBURG — The Town Council plans to vote at its Tuesday meeting to approve budget amendments for Phase II of the town’s Streetscape Project and the Gateway Trail Project.

Strasburg FFA was recently named the No. 1 FFA chapter in the state during the 93rd State FFA Convention at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg.