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JCMA image smallJamestown Celebrates Military Through the Ages (A Review) ... On Saturday, March 16 through Sunday, March 17, 2019, Jamestown Settlement hosted its annual living history Military Through the Ages event. This event brings together living history and reenactment groups from a range of periods throughout written history to provide entertainment and a bit of education. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
YTrolley image smallYorktown Trolleys Return for Their 19th Year of Operation ... The free Yorktown Trolley is one of the best ways to see Historic Yorktown, and you can expect it back on the streets Friday, March 22, just in time for an exciting lineup of spring events! The trolley is available to all locals and visitors to alleviate the hassle of finding parking close to the waterfront, especially during peak tourist season. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
LCircle image RaleighT image smallThe Raleigh Tavern: The Social and Political Center of Colonial Williamsburg ... The Raleigh Tavern was established around 1717 being named for the famous Sir Walter Raleigh who had, in 1585, attempted the first colonization of Virginia. The tavern grew to become the most noted hostelry in all of Virginia. For over 100 years every man and woman of note in Virginia had made their presence known at the tavern. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
FI 21mar19 smallFishing News | Tide Chart ... Based on the best available landings information, NOAA Fisheries has determined that the Angling category southern area "trophy" bluefin tuna subquota has been reached and exceeded and therefore closure of the southern area trophy bluefin tuna is warranted. The southern area is the area south of 39°18'N lat. outside the Gulf of Mexico. (Read the Article) (Get the Tide Chart) (Have a Comment?)
Rainy Winter Turns to Soggy Spring on State’s Farms ... It’s no secret it’s been a wet winter in Virginia. As of Feb. 25, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s crop progress report estimated 82 percent of the state’s topsoil had surplus moisture. In addition, the weather has started to seriously delay farm operations. (See Page 2, March 21, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
HarleyD imageHampton Roads Harley Davidson Celebrates 24th Annual Red Cross Blood Drive This Weekend ... The American Red Cross and Hampton Roads Harley Davidson are teaming up to host the annual Harley Davidson blood drive on Saturday, March 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hampton Roads Harley Davidson in Yorktown, Va. For over two decades, Hampton Roads Harley Davidson has hosted a Red Cross blood drive, helping to collect thousands of lifesaving blood products. (See Page 3, March 21, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
OTHG imageOn The Hill Gallery Presents ‘Studies in Light and Dark’ by Holland Wentz Etheridge ... On The Hill Gallery presents a solo show by awardwinning Hampton Roads artist Holland Wentz Etheridge March 31-April 29 in its back gallery. Her show collection, titled "Studies in Light and Dark,” includes subjects close to home and far away. "I’m captivated by the things I see in my environment and in my travels to Europe. You’ll see expressed in watercolor and pencil my views of nature, landscapes, flowers and some people – I love nature,” she says. (See Page 3, March 21, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Local Schools Announce Student Honors ... This week we publish the Queens Lake Middle School Second Quarter All A's and AB Honor Rolls and the Tabb Middle School Second Quarter All A's and AB Honor Rolls. (See Page 4, March 21, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
YMCAH imageHampton Builds on Bettering the Community with Opening of YMCA Health and Wellness Center ... Hampton is about to get healthier in spirit, mind, and body. This June the YMCA Health and Wellness Center will open its doors at 4001 Coliseum Drive. The modern facility includes an indoor lap pool, whirlpool, sauna, cardio and strength equipment, personal training, child watch, and group cycling. Adam Klutts, Peninsula Metropolitan YMCA's CEO says he is excited to grow the capacity of the Y's mission to serve more people. (See Page 5, March 21, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
TMoose imageVirginia Tech’s Moose, Therapy Dog and ‘True Animal Hero’ ... Moose just doesn't care and that is perhaps his greatest superpower. "Moose loves you if you're super smart, and he loves you if you got an F. He loves you if you've been in the hospital, and he loves you if you're a sports star," said Moose's owner Trent Davis, counselor and coordinator. (See Page 5, March 21, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Capital square smallCapitol Square Diary: Lingering Affects ... While the 2019 General Assembly may have adjourned sine die three weeks ago, the ramifications of this session may be far reaching. It was a session of unprecedented controversy within the executive branch and one of almost daily protests — and that was before the Northam-Fairfax-Herring news. You know it’s an atypical year when you see capitol police officers you have never seen before deployed around Capitol Square. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)

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