Oldest Town In West Virginia Adopts Modern Wastewater Treatment System
Along the banks of the Potomac River and nested in the lower Shenandoah Valley, sits the quaint and historical Shepherdstown, the oldest town in West Virginia with nearly 1,200 residents and home to Shepherd University which serves about 4,000 students.
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Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Star Online
New reporter joins The Star
Orlando grew up in West Virginia and attended Shepherd University, where she obtained a bachelor's degree in mass communication, with a journalism minor.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Mary S. Eldridge
Born in Utica, Ohio, in 1939, she spent the majority of her life in Shepherdstown.
Pulitzer Prize winner to join CATF
The Contemporary American Theater Festival at Shepherd University will announce its 2014 season with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Charles Fuller on Saturday at the Shepherdstown Opera House, 131 W. German St. Ed Herendeen, Theater Festival producing director, will introduce the five plays that will make up the 24th season, including the new ... (more)
Wed Feb 26, 2014
OKLAHOMA! to Open 100th Annual Season at Apollo Civic Theater, 2/28
Get out of your "Lonely Room" this weekend and take your "Surrey with the Fringe on Top" over to the Apollo Civic Theater to see Oklahoma!, the first show of the 100th Annual Season.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Beaver Voice provides online edition of student newspaper
The classic jump rock song, "Choo choo ch'boogie," that was recorded in 1946 by Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five and remained on the R&B charts for a record 18 weeks, contains perhaps one of the best crafted verses to describe the newspaper-readers' lament from nearly seven decades ago.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Expo wows brides-to-be
One local bride-to-be and members of her wedding party-who happen to be sorority sisters-spent an unseasonably warm afternoon discovering what local vendors had to offer Sunday at The Journal's 16th annual Ultimate Wedding Expo at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center in Shepherdstown.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Herald Star Online
Off to college
Brooke High School senior Joe Staffileno, flanked by his father, Ron, and sister, Angela, will continue his academic and athletic careers at Shepherd University, where he will major in business and be a member of the football program.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
WVWC hosting Teacher of the Year
She will be speaking at the Virginia Thomas Law Center for the Performing Arts at 6 p.m. on Feb. 26. Erin, a fifth grade teacher in Berkeley County, is a 10-year veteran of the teaching profession and currently works at Tomahawk Intermediate School Middle School in Berkeley County.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Training program helps veterans transition
For veterans, making the transition from military service back to civilian life, especially entering the workforce, can be a challenge.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Wesleyan to host Teacher of the Year
Erin, a fifth grade teacher in Berkeley County, is a 10-year veteran of the teaching profession and currently works at Tomahawk Intermediate School Middle School in Berkeley County.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
The Plight of the Adjuncts
Although they do not teach classes, at most universities and four-year colleges the Presidents of those institutions are remunerated with a six-figure salary and a comprehensive benefits package.
Thu Feb 06, 2014
the Love List to Open 2014 Season at the Old Opera House, 2/7
The Love List , by Norm Foster, is set to open at the Old Opera House in Charles Town, WV on February 7. Directed by D.C. Cathro, this new thought-provoking comedy is perfect for singles and couples alike.