The National Park Service and the Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation are seeking volunteers to complete work projects being planned for Park Day on Saturday, March 28.
Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 33, the Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act.
Former Western Kentucky volunteer assistant Casey Dykes has been named the newest full-time assistant coach for VMI baseball. In addition, pitching coach Travis Beazley has been promoted to associate head coach.
Each New Year’s Day is a time for both reflecting on the year past and focusing on the goals of the year to come. For the Augusta Health Foundation, 2014 was its first full year of operation, and one that included many firsts and significant accomplishments.
Virginia’s Agriculture in the Classroom program has named My Virginia Plate, written by Tammy Maxey and illustrated by Kevin Pitts and Greg Cravens, its 2015 Virginia AITC Book of the Year.
Under normal circumstances, the question would not have alarmed Longwood women’s soccer player Amelia McConnell. But the circumstances that one night during her freshman year were anything but normal.
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.
UVA students Danny McNamara and Sajan Sheth were at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to observe this week’s launch of NASA’s Orion spacecraft.
When a bird flew into the window of Becky Schneider’s office at the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center last year, the avian ecologist rushed outside and found a stunned flycatcher that flew off shortly afterward.
Central Shenandoah EMS Council announced that its Director of EMS Programs, Matt Lawler has been awarded the Governor’s Award for Excellence in EMS.
Recruitment is underway to fill two positions for an Outreach Specialist in the Staunton, Augusta, Waynesboro and Harrisonburg Rockingham Regions at the Valley Program for Aging Services.
We already knew that Jesse Matthew, in jail in connection with the Sept.13 disappearance of second-year UVA student Hannah Graham, has been connected to the 2009 disappearance and murder of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington.
Forensic evidence collected in the ongoing investigation into the disappearance of second-year UVA student Hannah Graham shows a link between that case and the 2009 disappearance and murder of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington.
Handmade quilts were donated to Volunteer Coordinator Dawn Shull on Wednesday September 24th as part of a project one of her Meals on Wheels volunteer approached her with several months ago.
Jesse Matthew is in a jail in Virginia, and we still know nothing as to the whereabouts of second-year UVA student Hannah Graham, who was last seen alive in the early morning hours of Sept. 13.
Bridgewater College upcoming events: October 2014.
UVA baseball head coach Brian O’Connor has announced the hiring of Robby Swab and Mike Roberts to his staff. Swab will serve as the Director of Baseball Operations, while Roberts will take over as the Coordinator of Video and Scouting.
James Madison softball joined Spotswood High School for its annual CommUNITY Carnival last Friday afternoon. It was the Dukes second year to be involved in the event, which supports Spotswood’s anti-bullying program called Olweus.
This summer, junior back Loes Stijntjes (Steenokkerzeel, Belgium/Heilig Hartcollege) had the opportunity to volunteer at the 2014 Rabobank Hockey World Cup, hosted in The Netherlands May 31-June 15, 2014.
Governor Terry McAuliffe and First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe hosted a strategic planning session Tuesday in Richmond for the Partnership for Parks campaign founded by the Virginia Association for Parks and the Garden Club of Virginia.
Blue Ridge Community College is bringing together over 35 community agencies and employers for its second Community Resource and Internship Fair on Tuesday, September 16, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Plecker Workforce Center.
GermanFest, an Oktoberfest-like event to be hosted by the Shenandoah Germanic Heritage Museum, is set for Saturday September 13 from 10 am – 6 pm.
News from senior centers run by Valley Program for Aging Services.
Kendra Hogg first jumped into a YMCA pool at the age of 1. A Rochester, N.Y., native, Hogg began swimming competitively in elementary school and rode the wave all the way to a Division I scholarship at Old Dominion University.
Staunton Fire & Rescue Department’s Insurance Services Office (ISO) rating will improve from a Class 5 to a Class 3 rating effective October 1, 2014.
The Valley Program for Aging Services’ Meals on Wheels program serves a nutritious meal Monday through Friday to homebound residents in Staunton who are over age 60.
A unique Medicare Café opens in Clarke County this August and offers local residents help in understanding their personal Medicare benefits and/or the opportunity to gather information for family members or friends.
Girl Scouts of Virginia Skyline is making its back-to-school push for girls and adult volunteers to join Girl Scouts, the country’s preeminent leadership development organization for girls.
Shenandoah National Park will be hosting a nine-day celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act from Saturday, August 30 through Sunday, September 7, 2014.
As a result of two new important changes to Albemarle County’s Emergency Medical Service (EMS) billing program, Albemarle County Fire Rescue and Western Albemarle Rescue Squad will be holding a community information session on August 25, 2014 at the Crozet Library meeting room from 6:30 – 8:00pm.
The latest news from the Valley Program for Aging Services, which provides services to seniors in Harrisonburg-Rockingham, Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro, Rockbridge, Bath and Highland.
Washington Redskins President/General Manager Bruce Allen talks with reporters at training camp in Richmond, Va., on Aug. 12.
The Central Shenandoah Emergency Medical Services Council (CSEMS) officially launches its recruitment and retention campaign Friday, August 15, at the Rockingham County Fair.