Commentary: Legislators need to fix our broken immigration system

In today’s political climate, merely mentioning the word “immigration” evokes unease and polarization at every level from our families and neighbors, all the way up to our legislators. The problem, up until now, is that we’ve been having this conversation from emotional and political perspectives rather than looking at the facts. In Virginia, we have…

Veteran gets help with his housing from Home Depot By Stephen Nielsen

WINCHESTER — In 2008, retired Army Staff Sgt. John Lewandowski founded the Veterans Community Resources nonprofit organization to assist Shenandoah Valley veterans. He ran it until 2014. John S. Lewandowski (left) and Jorge Gutierrez pose at Lewandowski’s home on Tuesday. Gutierrez, chairman of the board of the Veterans Community Resources and a retired U.S. Army…

Ceremony marks 10th anniversary of local POW/MIA memorial

Amy Alonzo aalonzo@winchesterstar.com The Winchester Star   PUBLICATION: Winchester Star, The (VA) DATE: September 21, 2015 Participants in the 2015 POW/MIA Recognition Day in Jim Barnett Park on Saturday salute as the American flag is raised at the beginning of the ceremony. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star) The Winchester Star WINCHESTER — The more than 83,000…

Press Release

  HOME DEPOT SETS THE EXAMPLE     Have you heard? Leaders are not born, they’re made! Leadership continues to be the hottest topic of conversation in business today. It’s no wonder it’s become such a growth industry; it also appears that everyone is an expert on it with varied levels of experiences.  I think…