Panhandle Running Camp Grows

Camp River Runners Summer Youth Run Camps are back, bigger, and better for 2017.  New is our overnight High School Camp July 16-19. We continue our Middle School Day Camp July 10-13 and High School Day Camp...
Sushi Go!

Bring Back Family Game Night

Strong communities start with strong families and strong friendships. Whether you prefer party games, card games or board games, nothing brings a family together like turning off the electronics, sitting at...

Pokémon Go Cultivates Community

I started playing Pokémon in 1997. I was thirteen at the time. I began with the Limited Yellow Edition, which was favorable over Red or Blue because you could choose Pikachu as your starting Pokémon. I began...

‘Pokemon Go’-ing with the flow

Author: Giles Snyder I've done it, again. I've publicly shamed my wife for the umpteenth time. A colleague of hers walked into her office Thursday morning and asked, "Was that YOUR husband walking...
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Martinsburg Farmers Market

The first official day of the 2016 Martinsburg Farmers Market was Friday, June 3rd. Because I am always eager to support our local farmers, I immediately went after work. The turnout was excellent, especially...

The Station

I walked into The Station on a Saturday night. The room was well lit with soft lighting. About twenty people were gathered around the large, “U” shaped bar. The employees gracefully dodged each other while...

Spring is Coming to the Eastern Panhandle

With the recent and glorious spike in temperature, it’s easy to forget that we were digging ourselves out of 40 inches of snow just a few weeks ago. Spring is coming to the Eastern Panhandle! This time of...

The Duquesne University Tamburitzans

The Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia may not be the first place we think of when we talk about world culture, but one program is attempting to change that. The Performing Arts Series at Shepherd University...
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For The Kids, By George

For the Kids, By George is more than a museum. It’s an interactive experience that teaches children about our heritage through play. Immersion galleries allow children to experience life through the...

Find Your Passion

Challenges and frustrations in life are often common and unavoidable. They can take a toll on us emotionally, physically and psychologically. Life can get monotonous, and at its worst, toxic. We sometimes...
Trivia Night

Trivia Night

A few years ago, a pizza chain added chicken wings to their menu. The commercial asked pub trivia players, wing experts they called them, to taste test the wings. When I saw that commercial, I thought, “I...
OPPRESSION MONOPOLY

Oppression Monopoly

With the holidays approaching, many families will come together under one roof and do the inevitable: argue about politics. Martinsburg and the Eastern Panhandle have social concerns like every other city and...

Five Fun Places for Families to Play

Fall is starting to disappear with winter creeping its way into our lives. Many of the outdoor activities we enjoy will be postponed until the spring. More indoor activities, sheltered from the cold weather,...

Oak Street Park

Nestled behind East John Street, past the Adam Stephen’s museum, sits a small park by the name of Oak Street Park. The park is owned by the City of Martinsburg. The Martinsburg - Berkeley County Parks and...