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FundR image smallFundraiser to Help Peninsula Man ... Kevin Jenkins’ family and friends know him as a loving, reliable, selfless man who exudes his love for his wife, daughters, and grandson. Always extraordinarily healthy, avoiding many of the maladies that face us as we get older, his family knew there was something wrong when he started experiencing pain in his lower back and needed to go to the emergency room. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
YCDBA image smallYork County Honors Two Businesses at Annual Distinguished Business Affair ... The Economic Development Authority and the Office of Economic Development awarded Snow Companies with the 2019 William Rogers "Poor Potter” Award, for their significant investment in York County. Chris Davidson, President, of the York County Chamber of Commerce, recognized Body by D, as the Chamber’s Small Business of the Year. Owner D’Shawn Wright accepted the award. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
LiftO image ChiNY image smallChinese Community Marks Year of the Pig ... The Year of the Pig was ushered in on February 9th by the Peninsula Chinese American community . Approximately 250 families celebrated this most important Chinese holiday with folk dance, songs, martial arts performance, Dragon Parade, riddle guessing, Lion Dance and Hong Bao for children. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
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FI 14feb19 smallFishing News | Tide Chart ... We went out after sea bass again yesterday. We fished 4 wrecks. Bluefish were voracious at each of them. The bluefish ranged from little guys on up to about 33 inches long. (Read the Article) (Get the Tide Chart) (Have a Comment?)
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Show Your Community Some Love This Valentine’s Day ... Most of us love our community and want the best for it. It's our home. It's where we live, work, learn, play, and raise our families. (See Page 2, February 14, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
OnHillK imageAn Afternoon of Mindfulness for Kids at On The Hill Gallery ... Kicking off the ‘Third Sundays Series,’ On the Hill Gallery in Yorktown, Virginia is pleased to announce "What’s Happening Now? – An Afternoon of Mindfulness for Kids.” Join this group of 6-12 year olds to engage the senses and notice what's happening! Through art, play, movement and food we will explore how opportunities for mindfulness show up in day-to-day life. (See Page 3, February 14, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Local Schools Announce Student Honors ... This week we publish the Poquoson High School First Quarter All A's and AB Honor Rolls. (See Page 4, February 14, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
FunS imageYork County Registration for Summer Fun Camps Open ... Registration begins Monday, February 11, for York County Parks and Recreation's popular "Summer Fun Camp" program and the complementary "Field Trip Fever" program. Summer Fun Camp. For children currently enrolled in grades K-7 for the 2018-2019 school year. The Summer Fun Camp registration fee is $225 for York County residents and $400 for non-residents. (See Page 5, February 14, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
BlueBW imageBluebird Workshop and Making a Trail February 23 at Chippokes State Park ... I don’t know if it is the "Turalee” call, happy chatter, or a brilliant flash of blue that makes me pause but there isn’t anything better than seeing and hearing an Eastern Bluebird or even better, a pair! I greet them back. We have learned to show our appreciation for one another in more intimate ways than just a quick hello. (See Page 8, February 14, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
JanlyJ imageJanly Jaggard to Serve as Juror and Judge for Art Speaks on the Bay 2019 ... Janly Jaggard, a practicing painter and enamellist exhibiting both nationally and internationally, will serve as Juror and Judge for the Art Speaks 7th Annual Juried Art Show. The show will open on April 27, 2019 and run through May 27. All Virginia artists, working in 2-D and 3-D media, are invited to enter. The final deadline for entry is March 1, 2019. (See Page 11, February 14, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Capital square smallGeneral Assembly Week Two: No Respite For The Brain ... It’s taken a year, but artwork finally is popping back up on General Assembly walls in fits and spurts. One of the great things about the old General Assembly Building — maybe the only great thing — was the spectacular array of art that graced the nine floors worth of walls spread across east and west wings over several zigzag and looping hallways, and in subcommittee rooms. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Capital square smallGeneral Assembly Week Five: Bubbles Burst ... One of the ironic aspects of working at the General Assembly is that while you are "down there,” as the locals like to say, and in the middle of the annual commotion, you are often the least likely to know what everyone outside the Capitol Square bubble knows. That’s because everyone is working inside his or her own smaller bubbles. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)





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