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no responses. April 28, 2016 The River 95.3

Nearly 400K Virginia students to take shorter SOL math tests


Nearly 400K Virginia students to take shorter SOL math tests

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Nearly 400,000 Virginia elementary and middle school students will take shorter Standards of Learning math tests this spring. The state is expanding […]

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no responses. April 28, 2016 The River 95.3

Virginia state senator travels to Syria, praises Assad


Virginia state senator travels to Syria, praises Assad

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The official Syrian news agency says a conservative Virginia state senator is touring the war-torn country and meeting with officials from Syrian […]

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no responses. April 27, 2016 The River 95.3

Darr won’t run for re-election as Mayor of Front Royal


Darr won’t run for re-election as Mayor of Front Royal

FRONT ROYAL, Va. – On Monday night (April 25), Front Royal Mayor Tim Darr stated he would NOT run for re-election to a fourth, two-year term […]

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no responses. April 27, 2016 The River 95.3

Virginia ethics panel wrestles with question of luxury box gifts


Virginia ethics panel wrestles with question of luxury box gifts

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia panel is grappling over whether public officials should be allowed to accept luxury box tickets to sporting events under the […]

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no responses. April 27, 2016 The River 95.3

ATF finishing examination of scene of Page fire that killed 4


ATF finishing examination of scene of Page fire that killed 4

LURAY, Va. (AP) — The ATF says it is concluding the fire scene investigation of a blaze that killed four people, including two young children, and […]

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no responses. April 26, 2016 Cooper

Heroin overdoses up in Northern Shenandoah Valley


Heroin overdoses up in Northern Shenandoah Valley

The Northern Shenandoah Valley Substance Abuse Coalition is warning the public about the dangers of heroin use after seven people in the Northwest region have overdosed […]

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no responses. April 26, 2016 The River 95.3

Winchester Schools Superintendent resigns, Acting Superintendent starts immediately


Winchester Schools Superintendent resigns, Acting Superintendent starts immediately

  WINCHESTER, Va. – The Winchester School Board announced Monday the resignation Dr. Mark Lineburg as Superintendent of Winchester Public Schools and the appointment of Mrs. […]

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no responses. April 26, 2016 The River 95.3

Berkeley Springs High School wins environmental honor


Berkeley Springs High School wins environmental honor

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Berkeley Springs High School has been singled out for its environmentally friendly practices. The U.S. Department of Education named the school […]

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no responses. April 26, 2016 The River 95.3

Residents encouraged to send thank-you notes to teachers


Residents encouraged to send thank-you notes to teachers

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia officials want residents to show their gratitude for the teachers in their communities. The state has launched a “Thank a Teacher” […]

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no responses. April 26, 2016 The River 95.3

West Virginia man who stole guns from police gets 10 years


West Virginia man who stole guns from police gets 10 years

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man caught with two guns from a stolen police vehicle has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Thirty-year-old […]

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no responses. April 25, 2016 Cooper

Former Frederick County leader “Dickie” Dick dies


Former Frederick County leader “Dickie” Dick dies

WINCHESTER, VA—Former Frederick County Board of Supervisors Chairman Richard “Dickie” Dick had died. 82-year-old Richard Gaither “Dickie” Dick died Friday at Winchester Medical Center following an […]

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no responses. April 25, 2016 Cooper

Manassas Ave closed in Front Royal Monday


Manassas Ave closed in Front Royal Monday

PUBLIC NOTICE STREET CLOSURE   Manassas Avenue from Rodney Avenue to Hamilton Circle will be CLOSED today, Monday, April 25   from 8:30 am – 2:00 […]

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