Category Archives: Around Winchester

Haunted House Review

By Jesse Ya Diul   This weekend, Shenandoah University was home to multiple festivities to celebrate Halloween, but the main attraction was the Haunted House at Parker Residence Hall which generated a lot of buzz throughout the week. Going into the Haunted House, I did not know what to expect. I was nervous. Not nervous of being scared, but more

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SU Men’s Soccer Coach Relieved of Duties

By Elise O’Neill-Eckman   The Shenandoah University Men’s Soccer Team recently completed their best season since 2007, winning six games, three of which were ODAC victories. However, on Friday, October 26th, Shenandoah University director of Intercollegiate Athletics Bridget Lyons, Ph.D. announced, that Matt Smith has been relieved of his duties as head men’s soccer coach. The University has given no

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Getting to Know Our Community: Greenwood Volunteer Fire and Rescue

BY: Bethany Melvin, Max Hendrix & Rachel Sherman Established in 1971, Greenwood Volunteer Fire and Rescue began its mission. 24 hours a day and seven days a week, the station is saving lives in their section of Frederick County, Virginia. In the year of 2017, Greenwood ran 2,213 total fire and EMS calls, with approximately 1,800 of those being EMS. On

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Mayor of Middletown Shares His View on the Opioid Epidemic

BY: Elise Eckman, Rachel Levy, and Dean Greenwood After taking us on a tour of the facilities at NW Works, we sat down with Charles Harbaugh IV, Mayor of Middletown, VA to discuss how he has seen the opioid epidemic grow in his hometown of Middletown and the Winchester area and how, as someone in a leadership position, he is dealing

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Winchester Restaurant Week

BY: Rachel Levy Grab your significant other or best friend and head down to Old Town Winchester where many restaurants are partaking in Winchester Restaurant Week. Seven restaurants are having a special menu where you get a three course meal for only $30. The seven restaurants are: Brewbakers Cork Street Tavern George’s Food and Spirits Joe’s Steakhouse Village Market &

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Hollywood Comes to the Valley

By Rachel Levy Our small city of Winchester is known for the Apple Blossom Festival, Civil War battles, and Shenandoah University. But Blayne Weaver, an accomplished actor, writer and director, wants to help make our little corner of Northern Virginia become known for filmmaking as well. With the help of Professor Paul DiFranco, Capital Arts Entertainment and Shenandoah University, Weaver

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