2017 Gingerbread Festival

Photos by Mike Stevens

Collecting peanut butter to help those in need

Diana Gerken has always had a desire to be of help to others. Gerken grew up in a family of six children in Salem....

Salem VFW Post supports local veterans

 Salem VFW Post 12154 Post Commander David Perkins recently said, “We started this post a couple of years ago with the intent of dedicating...

Richfield Living celebrated Life & Lights on Giving Tuesday

 On Tuesday, November 28, #GivingTuesday, Richfield Living celebrated the philanthropic holiday by starting a new tradition of its own, A Celebration of Life &...

Community Calendar – December 7, 2017

FIRST AND THIRD TUESDAYS Salem Host Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., dinner and a program, Salem Civic Center. SECOND MONDAY Paint Bank Ladies Auxiliary meeting, 7:00 p.m. at the...

Salem Museum announces its new Historic Salem ornament for 2017

The Salem Museum’s Historic Salem Christmas ornaments series is extremely popular year after year as gifts for local residents and those who have moved...

Leonhardt Cassullo Center for Art aims to create and educate

Joanne Leonhardt Cassullo ’78 is helping Roanoke College take art to a new level. In October, President Michael C. Maxey announced that Cassullo had made...

Foundation for Roanoke Valley awards grant to Prevention Council of Roanoke County  

  Foundation for Roanoke Valley recently announced that it has awarded a grant of $70,000 to Prevention Council of Roanoke County for its Urgent Love...

Valleydale project moves ahead with plans for light industry, apartments

 The transformation of the old Valleydale meat packing plant into a trendy “village” with a new light industry and apartments moved another step toward...

TAP and Salem VA team up to help Veterans in need

Photos by Shawn NowlinSalem native Allen Roberts believes that no individual that spent time in the military should be living on the streets. John...