Upward Bound Comes to Berkeley County

Shepherd University received a $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to operate an Upward Bound program over the next five years in Berkeley County’s four high schools. The grant will...

Debt-Free College?

Parents and grandparents who are interested in helping their children and grandchildren obtain a debt-free college education are invited to a seminar at Shepherd University on Tuesday, May 23, from 5:30-6:30...
Mountain State Free Thinkers

Mountain State Free Thinkers

There were diverse vendors present at the 8th Annual Panhandle Earth Day Celebration held on April 30th, 2016 at Morgan’s Grove Park in Shepherdstown, West Virginia.  One of the booths in attendance was the...
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The Martinsburg Roundhouse

The presence of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company in Martinsburg, West Virginia dates back to the 1840’s when the first engine and machine shops were erected for the expanding company. When West...

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...

Join the Assets Movement

Join the Assets Movement (JAM) refers to a community movement geared towards preventive solutions rather than interventions. The Search Institute is an organization with over 50 years of research around...

The Value of Higher Education

Recent conversations in the media have focused on the true value of higher education. Presidential candidates have added the topic to their political platforms, promising reduced costs or free college...

Successful Renters Program

A common complaint that I have heard throughout the years is that there is a lack of “real world” education in our school systems. Financial planning, taxes, credit and debt make the top of the list. The...
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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...

Jefferson County Excess Levy

The following article was submitted to us by a citizen of Jefferson County. On Saturday, December 12, 2015, Jefferson County residents will have the opportunity to support Jefferson County Schools by...
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...
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Share your stories with StoryCorps

We all have a story to tell. StoryCorps wants to hear and archive them for the future. StoryCorps is a non-profit organization that has been recording tales of life-changing moments. They are cataloged at...