Friday, March 31, 2023
Thursday, March 30, 2023
In his poem, “Archaic Torso of Apollo,” Rainer Maria Rilke describes an encounter with a sculpture of Olympian god Apollo.
Wednesday, March 29, 2023
BRIDGEWATER — Three choirs at Bridgewater College, under the direction of Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Ryan Keebaugh, will perform at 3 p.m. on Sunday, in the Concert Hall of the Carter Center for Worship and Music, according to a press release.
Yesterday we finished up with the rest of the beef. My husband Joe, son Joseph, and sons-in-law Tim and Dustin had dressed two beefs on March 11 — that was the day we heard Aunt Lovina passed away. We waited to start on ours until we were back from Ohio. Dustin and Loretta split half of thei…
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
The free-ranging cats came from beneath a shed on a recent day, lured from a winter’s sleep as Robin Richey baited traps with tuna.
Grab a sub and lend a hand. Head to Jersey Mike’s Subs on Wednesday and 100 percent of purchases will go to charity, according to a press release.
Have there ever been times when you wanted to take a screenshot of your computer screen but were unsure how to achieve it? Maybe you want to transmit a hilarious photo to a friend or print something interesting you saw online.
A hand-cranked printing press, miniature books, wood block prints — and, yes, messy bowls of ink—were on display in the lobby of Charlottesville’s Omni Hotel. Saturday, March 25, the Virginia Center for the Book demonstrated how digital publishing can be outdone by artists wearing aprons. I …
WINCHESTER — These days, Rene’ White often finds herself surrounded by books.
Monday, March 27, 2023
The Spotswood Garden Club met at the home of Alice Julias for its March meeting. The members were entertained and informed about the nature of bees from beekeeper Watt Bradshaw. He reminded us that not only are bees good for the flora and fauna, but 35% of the food we eat is dependent upon p…
Friday, March 24, 2023
SHEPHERDSTOWN — Shepherd University senior Abigail Bowman is hard at work on her capstone final college project — something she hopes will change the way art and artists are viewed in West Virginia.
Thursday, March 23, 2023
One of the more confusing aspects of aging is the aches and pains that come and go.
Wednesday, March 22, 2023
It is with great sadness that I share the news of my Aunt Lovina’s death. She had recently moved from Ohio to Kentucky to live with her daughter and family. She lost her second husband, Abe, two years ago and had gone back to Ohio, as they were selling his belongings. As she was walking towa…
Tuesday, March 21, 2023
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Inspired by Thomas Jefferson’s “Notes on the State of Virginia,” his only book, artist Suzanne Stryk travelled throughout the state making art and writing.
Monday, March 20, 2023
Have you ever had a program lock up on your computer so that you could not do anything with it, including closing it? Many times, people will reboot their computers to resolve those types of issues. But there may be an easier way. That is done by using Task Manager. Not only can it shut down…
Spotswood High School9th Grade A Honor Roll: Sydney Amberg, Carla Argueta-Romero, Jackson Baker, Abigail Catlett, Casen Chandler, Rocky Chen, Valerie Correa, Lauren Cross, Dominic Davies, Javier De Los Santos-Rios, Anna Flory, Mina Fukumura, Caleb Furr, Aya Hama Rashid, Nabiha Iqbal, Tyson K…
Massanutten Patriots welcomes Delegate John Avoli to its March 23 meeting at Freedom Baptist Church, 141 Pleasant Hill Rd, Harrisonburg. The meeting begins at 6:30. Delegate Avoli is the Vice-chair on the education committee in the General Assembly and will be speaking on the education legis…
Friday, March 17, 2023
When David Berry III speaks about music, he does so with joy, passion, and musicality that could match the greatest of compositions in inspiration, emotion and heart.
SATURDAY, MARCH 18
Thursday, March 16, 2023
DAYTON — Thursday morning, the remnants of soft mist yawned from hills and fields. A pair of teen-aged girls jogged by Silver Lake and the sound of rushing water filled the air.
If you want to observe Saint Patrick’s Day with a drink, do it with a cup of Irish tea.
Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Hello readers! This is Lovina’s daughter Verena writing. It is currently 4:15 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1.
Tuesday, March 14, 2023
A new exhibit is an example of people who are at home in their bodies — however wrinkled or rumpled they may be.
When Windows 11 rolled out in late 2021, I said that I would wait a while before installing it on my computers. A month or so after it came out and some of the beginning birthing pains ebbed, I did install it. However, not on my work computer since I use for almost everything. I put it on a …
Monday, March 13, 2023
Kiwanis Club of Harrisonburg held a regular luncheon meeting Tuesday, March 7, 2023, at Traditions Restaurant in Harrisonburg. President Pam Miller presided and opened the meeting with announcements. Guest attendees were officers of Pleasant View’s Aktion Club, Dennis Baugh, George Reid. The…
Turner Ashby High School
Friday, March 10, 2023
On a recent Sunday afternoon, Harrisonburg’s Court Square Theater was abuzz with youthful energy and excitement for one of their few remaining rehearsals for children theater troupe Act One’s debut production — Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka Jr — set to open on Friday.
Our Question of the Week is, “Pray tell, what is ‘outdated’ about obedience, respect, proper manners, and humility?”
Q: Our 22-month-old son has developed a bad habit of spitting out bites of food. The first time it happened, I had set a cup on his tray while he was still chewing a bite of food. He removed the food from his mouth, set it on his tray, and then took a drink. I thought nothing of it; but it’s…
A magical relationship began when Rockingham resident Paul Thieberger learned about modernist Spanish artist, Salvador Dali, many years ago.
Wednesday, March 08, 2023
If you head to Old Town Winchester this Saturday, you just might be greeted in Gaelic with “Céad mile fáilte,” which means a hundred thousand welcomes!
It is a nice sunny day on this first day of March. We had a mild February, and now I wonder if March will make up for it with snow. The temperature is mid 40s already before noon.
Tuesday, March 07, 2023
I know that we have all been where Tracey was when she wrote to me a few weeks ago? She wondered if there were better ways to contact a company for help, other than being stuck on hold music for an hour. You need to contact a business about a return, a question, a problem or whatever. Where …
Monday, March 06, 2023
Editor's Note: The title of this story, which originally ran on Monday, should have read, "Wilbur Pence Middle Schoolers, Teachers Wrap Up Musical Production Of 'Footloose.'" The story has been reprinted below with references to the correct school.
Friday, March 03, 2023
Anyone can dance. That’s the spirit of a new series of classes put on by local project, Harrisonburg Dance Cooperative.
TIMBERVILLE — As St. Luke’s United Church of Christ delights in celebrating 175 years this fall, the congregation hopes to draw on its storied past to regrow its numbers and find a new pastor.
TUESDAY, MARCH 14Disability Awareness Rally, 12:30 — 1:30 p.m., East Lawn, Rockingham County Court House, 80 Court Square. Free. pleasantviewinc.org.
Thursday, March 02, 2023
“I know I’m not where I should be.”
Last summer, I had a serendipitous encounter in a local thrift shop.
Wednesday, March 01, 2023
Great cooks: most people know at least one.
We have had mild winter weather so far this month. This morning it is raining, and the mercury in the thermometer is down to 30 degrees. It’s cold enough to turn to ice. Hopefully, everyone will have safe travels if it does freeze.
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Last week I mentioned 2FA or “two-factor authentication” regarding password managers. Which can also be called “multi-factor authentication”, “two-step verification”, along with a few more. That article allowed me to receive a few emails asking for a more detailed explanation of 2FA. So, her…
Monday, February 27, 2023
The Harrisonburg Branch of the American Association of University Women attended an interesting, very informative talk Saturday, Feb. 18, by Karen Thomas, director of the Northeast Neighborhood Association. Fourty-four members and guests watched a slideshow about the history of the African-A…
Friday, February 24, 2023
Spotswood High School performances are electrifying.
Arts Council of the Valley announced the seventh annual artVISION: Rockingham County Public Schools Youth Art Month Show.
CHARLOTTESVILLE — On Presidents’ Day, we are shown portraits of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, but do we notice what they’re wearing? Though the shirts may have a few frills, we register the general impression and not the details; we see standard Founding Father garb, suitable for r…