Tag: Central Shenandoah

Bridgewater College receives gift of world’s most efficient vehicle

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 artist Isabelle Abbot to exhibit work at Bridgewater College

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 awarded Druna Scholarship

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.


DCCU welcomes new mortgage advisor

DuPont Community Credit Union (DCCU) is pleased to announce the addition of Tina Coffey to DCCU’s mortgage team.


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Sixth annual Try Transit Week set for September 15-19

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.


Oscar-nominated Amir Windowm to speak at Bridgewater College

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.


Mother of Sandy Hook shooting victim to speak 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.


DCCU breaks ground on new Harrisonburg location

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.


Bridgewater College focuses on student suicide prevention

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 in Waynesboro burglarized again

Ciro’s Pizza on Broad Street in Waynesboro was burglarized again overnight Sunday.


Abandoned as a child in Romania, Izidor Ruckel to speak at Bridgewater College

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 named one of Best in Commonwealth by Virginia Living

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.


Bridgewater College to host Business Expo on Sept. 3

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.


Survivors of Seton Hall University fire to speak at Bridgewater College

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 report another rash of business burglaries

Waynesboro Police released details on another rash of business burglaries reported on Monday and early Tuesday.


NASA Langley Research Center scientist to speak at Bridgewater College

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.


Dr. Elaine Richardson to speak at Bridgewater College on how education changed her life

From a life of human trafficking and drugs to one as an award-winning college professor and recording artist – that’s the story Elaine Richardson will share Friday, Sept.5, at 8 p.m. in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College. The event is free and open to the public.


One arrested, one wanted in Waynesboro police raid

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested an Augusta County woman wanted since mid-June after locating her and a stash of methamphetamine at a city home.


Harrisonburg artist to exhibit work at Bridgewater College

Harrisonburg, Va., artist Paul Somers will exhibit digital photographs in the Cleo Driver Miller Art Gallery at Bridgewater College Aug. 25 – Sept. 17.


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Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission celebrates 45th year

The Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission (CSPDC) turns 45 in September, and the organization that was created by the Virginia General Assembly in 1969 to establish regional cooperation as a cornerstone to long–term prosperity and economic success continues to distinguish itself as a model of what cooperation between government agencies can accomplish.


Ciro’s, Purple Foot, city pool targeted in rash of Waynesboro break-ins

The Waynesboro Police Department is investigating a rash of break-ins to food service related businesses, including two downtown restaurants, in a two-day period.


Bridgewater College invites local community to join Oratorio Choir

Bridgewater College invites members of the local community to join its annual Oratorio Choir which will present a concert at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 9, in the Carter Center for Worship and Music.


Comcast IPTV trial for schools reaches Bridgewater College

Xfinity On Campus, a creation of Comcast, will give Bridgewater students access to approximately 80 live cable channels including every major broadcast network, as well as cable channels such as SMC, ESPN, FX and MTV.


Boston Marathon survivor Heather Abbott to speak at Bridgewater College

On April 15, 2013, Heather Abbott set out on an annual tradition with six friends. She planned to attend the Red Sox baseball game, walk over to the Boston Marathon finish line and gather at the Forum Restaurant. The events that day changed her life forever. At about 2:49 p.m., two pressure cooker bombs exploded, killing three people and injuring an estimated 264.


Vaughn tapped to lead economic development in the City of Staunton

Staunton City Manager Steve Owen announces the selection of William “Billy” Vaughn as director of economic development.