Tag: Central Shenandoah
An associate professor of economics at Bridgewater College has published an account of a quarrelsome 1984 poultry strike at the Marval plant in Dayton, Va.
Drs. Gavin Lawson and Clifford Harmon will present “Swords in the Middle Ages and Renaissance” at7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.
Poets and publishers from around the world will converge upon Bridgewater College Jan. 15-18 for a conference to celebrate poetry, creativity and the global exchange of ideas.
The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank has received a $75,000 donation from the Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources, Inc., parent company of Dominion Virginia Power.
Central Shenandoah EMS Council is pleased to announce that it recently received accreditation from the Virginia Office of EMS (OEMS) for its Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) training programs.
The Waynesboro Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred overnight at the Brandon Ladd Apartments off Rosser Avenue.
After November, when you see signs that advertise “Get Your Flu Vaccine Here,” you might think, “Isn’t it too late for that?” As long as flu viruses are spreading, it’s not too late to get the vaccine.
The Central Shenandoah Planning Commission District announced the notification plan for changes to local bus service in the Staunton, Waynesboro and Augusta area related to inclement winter weather.
A popular locally produced calendar that features a unique collection of historic photos from around the Shenandoah Valley and amusing “holidays” for each day of the year is due out in early December.
Fifteen Bridgewater College seniors in an entrepreneurship class want to form working partnerships in the spring 2015 semester with four small businesses or non-profits from Harrisonburg, Rockingham County or Augusta County.
Jeff Alt will present “Life Lessons from the Trail” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College. The event is free and open to the public.
Changing the culture surrounding sexual assault on college campuses is the focus of a White House campaign in which Bridgewater College will participate Nov. 18-21.
Central Shenandoah EMS Council announced that its Director of EMS Programs, Matt Lawler has been awarded the Governor’s Award for Excellence in EMS.
Ted & Company TheaterWorks will present Bridgewater College’s Fall Spiritual Focus on Tuesday, Nov. 4, in the Carter Center for Worship and Music.
Central Shenandoah EMS Council, Inc., a regional EMS planning and training body, announced that four current members were reelected and one new member has been selected to serve on the organization’s Board of Directors.
Augusta Health—working with the local Department of Health, government and emergency agencies; the Virginia Department of Health; the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association—is preparing for the possibility of an individual in our community being identified as having the Ebola virus.
This year – 2014 – marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I. Dr. Michael S. Neiberg, author of Dance of the Furies: Europe and the Outbreak of World War I, will speak Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.
The Waynesboro Police Department is requesting assistance in identifying two individuals responsible for a shoplifting from a local convenience store earlier this month.
The Waynesboro Circuit Court a bench warrant for Amy Mary Snead (Ackelson), 34 years old, on Oct. 10 in relation to her upcoming jury trial on the felony charge of manufacture or possess with the intent to distribute marijuana. The capias to show cause for Snead was issued due to her violation of the terms of her bail.
Scott Jost, associate professor of art at Bridgewater College, will read from the oral histories of apple growers who live and work in the Shenandoah Valley and Blue Ridge regions of Virginia at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.
A growing group of agritourism operators in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia recently received a significant boost in promotional and technical support with the award of a $93,674 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant to the Fields of Gold Agritourism Program.
Derick Heath Ackelson, 43 years old, is now a wanted man. Ackelson was scheduled to appear in Waynesboro General District Court on Monday for a preliminary hearing for the August grand larceny charge but was a no show.
David Lacks Jr. and Veronica Spencer, featured in Rebecca Skloot’s bestseller, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, will speak on Thursday, Oct. 2, in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.
Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Bas Lansdorp has made multiple breakthroughs in the field of science in technology. As co-founder and CEO of Mars One, his goal is to put humans on the planet Mars by 2025.
Van Jones, co-host of CNN’s Crossfire, will speak on Monday, Oct. 6, at 7:30 p.m., in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College. The program, sponsored by the Kline-Bowman Endowment Fund for Creative Peacebuilding, is free and open to the public.
The ELF (Electric, Light, Fun) vehicle is the latest effort by Bridgewater to increase its sustainability and reduce reliance on traditional, carbon-emission technology.
Charlottesville, Va., artist Isabelle Abbot will exhibit paintings from the central Virginia Piedmont in the Cleo Driver Miller Art Gallery at Bridgewater College Sept. 22 – Oct. 15.
Two Bridgewater College students who achieved superior academic standards and good campus citizenship have been selected as recipients of the John W. and Lurene M. Durna Endowed Scholarship.
DuPont Community Credit Union (DCCU) is pleased to announce the addition of Tina Coffey to DCCU’s mortgage team.
Mid-September is a great time to give public transportation a try throughout Virginia, with special giveaways and free rides available during Try Transit Week.
Amir Windom, Oscar-nominated and Grammy Award-winning record executive, will speak Tuesday, Sept.16, at 7:30 p.m. in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.
Scarlett Lewis, mother of Jesse Lewis – one of the 20 children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, 2012 in Newtown, Conn. – will speak on Thursday, Sept. 18, at 7:30 p.m., in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.
DuPont Community Credit Union (DCCU) recently began the construction of its third Harrisonburg, Virginia location. The approximately 5,200-square-foot facility will be situated on the corner of South High Street and Erickson Avenue.
A public exhibition of 1,100 backpacks – each commemorating one of the 1,100 college students who die by suicide in the United States each year – will be on display at Bridgewater College Sept. 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the campus mall.
Ciro’s Pizza on Broad Street in Waynesboro was burglarized again overnight Sunday.
Izidor Ruckel, one of thousands of neglected orphans discovered by the American media when Romania opened its doors to foreign press in 1990, will speak Monday, Sept.15, at 7:30 p.m. in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.
Bridgewater College has been named one of the best colleges in the commonwealth by Virginia Living magazine in its 2014 supplement, Virginia Living State of Education.
A business expo designed to help connect Bridgewater College students with local businesses and residents will be held Sept. 3 from 3-6 p.m. at the Funkhouser Center on the college campus.
In the early morning hours of Jan. 19, 2000, college roommates Shawn Simons and Alvaro Llanos were asleep on the third floor of their six-story freshman residence at Seton Hall University when arsonists started a fire in the lounge on the same floor.
Waynesboro Police released details on another rash of business burglaries reported on Monday and early Tuesday.
Dr. Russell De Young, a senior research scientist in the Science Directorate of NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., will speak on “NASA Advances in Understanding the Solar System,” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.