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Local Salvation Army full of hope for Red Kettle fund drive

Nov. 28, 2021 09:04 AM EST

WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) — The local Salvation Army has secured about 300 volunteers to participate in its 2021 Red Kettle fundraising campaign — a record high. The nonprofit organization kicked off the fund drive Friday afternoon on the Loudoun Street Mall in front of El...

Tuesday's Scores

Nov. 23, 2021 23:58 PM EST

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL= Akr. Hoban 78, Canfield S. Range 27 Amherst Steele 64, Elyria 25 Anna 35, W. Liberty-Salem 30 Antwerp 39, Holgate 24 Apple Creek Waynedale 47, Creston Norwayne 30 ...

Relationships made Sherando soccer coach's career memorable

Nov. 14, 2021 09:16 AM EST

WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) — Rob Kilmer might discover a whole new side of himself now that’s he resigned as Sherando’s girls’ soccer head coach. “I’ve been doing soccer for 47 years,” said the 52-year-old Kilmer. “My family’s even joked with me and said,...

Hard-hitting Hall of Fame linebacker Sam Huff dies at 87

Nov. 13, 2021 21:31 PM EST

Sam Huff, the hard-hitting Hall of Fame linebacker who helped the New York Giants reach six NFL title games from the mid-1950s to the early 1960s and later became a popular player and announcer in Washington, died Saturday. He was 87. Deborah Matthews, a lawyer for Huff's...

Sam Huff, the Hall of Fame linebacker who helped the New York Giants reach six NFL title games, died Saturday at 87

Nov. 13, 2021 18:30 PM EST
WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) — Sam Huff, the Hall of Fame linebacker who helped the New York Giants reach six NFL title games, died Saturday at 87.

Daniel Boone National Forest waiving fees on Thursday

Nov. 10, 2021 04:03 AM EST

WINCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — The Daniel Boone National Forest is waiving fees at its recreation sites in honor of Veterans Day. The fee waiver on Thursday applies to all forest-operated recreation sites, the agency said in a statement. “Our public lands...

Winchester launching initiative to bolster reading skills

Oct. 31, 2021 09:12 AM EDT

WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) — Local physicians, educators and nonprofits have banded together to bring the national Campaign for Grade-Level Reading to Winchester. “This is an initiative to improve literacy for kids in kindergarten, but with the goal to be at a third-grade...

Hospice staff, volunteers make 'an indelible difference'

Oct. 24, 2021 09:03 AM EDT

WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) — It’s National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, a time to give thanks to the people who bring dignity to our final days. In Winchester, the nonprofit Blue Ridge Hospice has 250 staff members and 160 active volunteers who work every day to help...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Akr. Buchtel 30, Akr. Ellet 6 Akr. Manchester 41, Cuyahoga Falls CVCA 21 Alliance 48, Alliance Marlington 27 Andover Pymatuning Valley 24, Vienna Mathews 16 Ansonia 49,...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 00:32 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Akr. Coventry 28, Mogadore Field 20 Akr. East 51, Akr. Ellet 0 Akr. Hoban 28, Cle. Benedictine 10 Albany Alexander 20, Crown City S. Gallia 0 Alliance Marlington 35,...