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WINCHESTER — U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., and Rep. Jennifer Wexton, D-10th, met with several local business owners Thursday evening at the Hideaway Cafe on the Loudoun Street Mall to hear how they've dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic and to discuss how they can seek financial relief from the f…

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P-EBT stands for Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer program, which is a federal program created in the spring of 2020 to assist low-income households with their nutritional needs while schools were closed due to COVID-19. All families in Winchester Public Schools temporarily qualify for th…

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WINCHESTER — Though more than 4,700 Northern Shenandoah Valley residents were unemployed in March, according to the Virginia Employment Commission, the numbers improved from February to March, and the region still remains in the top half of localities in terms of lowest unemployment rates in…

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Just over a year after the first coronavirus death in the Lord Fairfax Health District, the 14 deaths in April were the lowest monthly amount of deaths since November.

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WINCHESTER — New unemployment claims have dipped across the state after a recent two-week spike, according to data from the Virginia Employment Commission.

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WINCHESTER — On a day when global coronavirus deaths closed in on 3 million, including some 563,000 Americans, the people getting vaccine shots at Frederick Douglass Park Tuesday didn’t want to become statistics.

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WINCHESTER — New jobless claims have spiked in the Northern Shenandoah Valley in recent weeks, according to data from the Virginia Employment Commission.

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CROSS JUNCTION — After serving nearly 45 years in various roles at Timber Ridge School, which serves emotionally disturbed and behaviorally disordered adolescent boys between the ages of 10 and 21, John Lamanna retired last month as executive director.

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Shenandoah University students Makenzie Holston (from left), Sarah Burtner and Jamie Duff enjoy some free ice cream from Matti's Soft Serve on campus Monday. The three attended a small kickoff at SU for a weeklong series of events known as "staycation" encouraging students to remain on campu…

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WINCHESTER — Shenandoah University is hosting a weeklong series of events to encourage students to stay in the area instead of traveling during the school's spring break, which began Saturday and ends April 4.

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January had a third more coronavirus deaths in the Lord Fairfax Health District than previously reported, but there were less than half as many in February.

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WINCHESTER — No one was injured in a fire that badly damaged a home in the 200 block of Darby Drive on Sunday.