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.
WOODSTOCK — Some people have jobs, but they need a bit of help to pay their rent, car repairs and medical bills.
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.
John Carl "Johnny" Foreman Sr. died on Jan. 23 but, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, he couldn't be properly memorialized for four months.
Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer, and area communities are ready to go swimming.
WOODSTOCK — An Edinburg man was indicted by a Shenandoah County Circuit Court grand jury on May 12 in connection to a shots fired incident in Strasburg last year.
FRONT ROYAL — A man who attempted to light a woman on fire with alcohol while she was lying in bed was indicted by a Warren County Circuit Court grand jury last week.
Lord Fairfax Community College held its final COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Wednesday, fully vaccinating another 700 patients.
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Warren County Public Schools is making plans to hire new staff as several teachers have announced they plan to retire at the end of the school year.
If COVID-19 virus numbers keep declining and vaccination rates keep rising, Gov. Ralph Northam said Thursday he will lift mitigation measures, capacity restrictions and social distancing requirements starting June 15.
In addition to various walk-in vaccine sites hosted by local health departments, CVS Health is now accepting walk-in COVID-19 appointments at its pharmacy locations around the country, the company announced Wednesday.
Valley Health has announced a walk-in COVID-19 vaccination site for first and second doses starting May 12 at the Apple Blossom Mall in Winchester.
CLEAR BROOK — Shortly after getting an autograph from Santana Moss on Saturday, 28-year-old Ryan Steele from Bunker Hill, West Virginia, explained the appeal of the former Washington Football Team wide receiver.
CLEAR BROOK — An outdoor setting isn’t traditional for the Partlow Insurance Sports Breakfast, but Joe Theismann summed up a lot of people’s feelings shortly after starting his remarks to a crowd of 650 on Saturday morning at the Frederick County Fairgrounds.
WINCHESTER — The Frederick County Board of Supervisors doesn’t want Lord Fairfax Community College to change its name.
WINCHESTER — A pared-down Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival was just the thing needed to attract one of the biggest crowds ever to its Fire Truck Rodeo and Antique Show.
Valley Health will hold a walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday at Shenandoah University’s James R. Wilkins, Jr. Athletics & Events Center.
MILLWOOD — Animal lovers in the Northern Shenandoah Valley won't have to travel far to take a walk on the wild side.
Shenandoah University will be closing its mass vaccination center in May, the school announced on Friday.
While police around the nation are grappling with how to do their jobs in the wake of interactions that have resulted in deaths and demonstrators taking to the streets, a group of Shenandoah University students has been studying the impact of community policing by focusing on the Town of Strasburg.
Valley Health will hold a COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Monday at Shenandoah University in Winchester and hopes to give everyone a chance to attend by offering a link at noon today at its website, valleyhealthlink.com/c19vaccinations.
The Lord Fairfax Health District on Tuesday reported its 400th death attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic.
BOYCE — Julian Bumgardner is a 6-year-old boy with autism. His world is a constant swirl of noise and light and motion, sometimes coming at him so fast that his body starts swaying back and forth as he desperately tries to calm down and process his environment.
No deaths were reported in the Lord Fairfax Health District over the weekend as Frederick County saw the largest increase in new cases within it.
WINCHESTER — Cissie Graham Lynch, daughter of evangelist Franklin Graham and the granddaughter of Billy Graham, will be the keynote speaker for the 94th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival’s Prayer Lunch, festival organizers announced Friday.
Valley Health and the Lord Fairfax Health District have started pulling from the state’s waitlist when filling local COVID-19 vaccine appointments, the health system announced on Thursday.
WINCHESTER — Volunteers with the 94th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival continue to add events and announce plans for the upcoming festival, which take place April 23 through May 2.
The Lord Fairfax Health District reported four deaths from COVID-19 over the weekend.
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WINCHESTER — A Winchester woman launched a new podcast last week that is equal parts heartwarming and terrifying.
WINCHESTER — As of May 1, Virginia teachers and staff will have the ability to establish unions in their school districts.
The Woodstock man accused of firing at police officers in August is among the February indictments handed up by a grand jury in Shenandoah County on Wednesday.
The Lord Fairfax Health District on Thursday reported three new deaths and six hospitalizations, most of them in Clarke County, which saw its deadliest day of the pandemic.
WINCHESTER — Using a building for cover, Winchester Police Department Cpl. Sean C. O’Connor aimed his AR-15-style semi-automatic rifle at Eric Lyn Clark, who was on his porch about 50 yards away holding his own semi-automatic rifle that he had repeatedly fired at police.
The mood at the Warren County Health Department during a recent second-dose COVID-19 vaccine clinic was one of thankfulness.
WINCHESTER – The lack of post-holiday spending and the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have left some small business owners digging into their own pockets to keep their shops running.
WINCHESTER — Amelia “Mia” Lunceford, 16, of Winchester, is proud to prove the naysayers wrong after they told her girls can’t become Eagle Scouts.
Front Royal police have responded to seven suspected drug overdoses since Jan. 1, with four of them resulting in deaths.
The Warren County Sheriff's Office will withdraw from the Northwest Virginia Regional Drug and Gang Task Force on Feb. 1.
With the COVID-19 vaccine expanding to more high-risk groups this week, the state Health Department, in coordination with Valley Health and Shenandoah University, is advising patience and continued vigilance in helping prevent the spread of the virus.
Valley Health will begin offering free COVID-19 vaccinations to some individuals in the Virginia Department of Health’s Tier 1b population starting Wednesday.
Cases around the area have been rising, and area health professionals are improvising to meet needs during the pandemic.
A new COVID-19 testing resource is opening today at the Rutherford Crossing testing site north of Winchester in the Stephenson area.
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.
WINCHESTER — Attempted murder suspect Dusty Lee Henry, accused of badly beating his girlfriend on Friday, was arrested on Monday in Front Royal.
As COVID-19 numbers in Virginia spiked for a fourth straight day, staff at Valley Health assured that area hospitals are capable of accommodating increased cases as they occur.
The Lord Fairfax Health District added 114 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, its third highest single-day report of the pandemic.
Cases of COVID-19 skyrocketed around the area Wednesday as the Lord Fairfax Health District reported 174 new cases, an increase that dwarfed its previous single-day highs of 113 cases on Tuesday and 80 new cases on Saturday.
WINCHESTER — When a company that Jon Marcy previously worked for filed for bankruptcy and one of his biggest customers asked him to find a way to continue providing Information Technology services, Marcy took a chance and created what has grown into Netmaker Communications.