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4Events image smallJuly 4th Events in Yorktown and Williamsburg ... Join us for our 38th annual Fourth of July Celebration on Tuesday, July 4. There are many free events for the community as well as special programming at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown (additional tickets required for non-York County residents). Colonial Williamsburg marks America’s birthday with a full day of fun this Fourth of July, culminating in an all-new celebration of "Light and Liberty,” saluting the nation with a soundtrack of patriotic songs to accompany free fireworks over the Governor’s Palace. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
LGem image smallA Local Gem: The Colonial National Historical Park ... Located in close proximity to the Yorktown Beach is the Colonial National Historical Park. This national park includes Yorktown Battlefield, Historical Jamestown, and the Colonial Parkway. Even though some locals have lived in York County for years, many residents do not know about the national park and all it has to offer. The main area of the Colonial National Historical Park located in Yorktown is the Yorktown Battlefield and the Visitors Center. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Bishop ad apr15Fish News and Tide Chart ... It is Cobia Bowl time and the cobia fishing is excellent. Both sightfishing and chumming are producing a lot of cobia. There FI 22jun17 smallseem to be a very large number of small cobia in the bay this year. There must have been another very good spawn which should mean good fishing for years to come. There are plenty of large cobia around also with numerous fish over 70 pounds already landed. The Cobia Bowl, June 22- 24, out of Dare Marina will be a great time and there should be some impressive cobia caught. Visit the Cobia Bowl on Facebook for up to date information. (Read the Article) (Get the Tide Chart) (Have a Comment?)
Just so you know 22jun17Virginia is for Brewery Lovers, Home to 206 Breweries ... Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Virginia is now home to 206 licensed breweries, moving ahead of neighboring state North Carolina. A newly released economic impact study shows that Virginia’s booming beer industry contributes more than $9.34 billion annually to Virginia’s economy. (See Page 2, June 22, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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YI8K imageRegistration Open for Yorktown Independence Day 8K ... Attention runners and walkers! The 8th Annual Yorktown Independence Day 8K/5K Run/Walk is accepting registrations. Join us on July 4th and run or walk the 8K or 5K course that winds along the tree-lined tour roads along Surrender Field. Late registration is accepted the day of the race. On race day, check in begins at 6:30 a.m. at York High School, 9300 George Washington Memorial Highway (Route 17). Awards are to be given for overall and for the top-three runners in each five-year age group, as well as top three among the walkers. (See Page 3, June 22, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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Local Schools Announce Honor Rolls ... Queen's Lake Middle School has released the 3rd Quarter All A's and AB Honor Rolls. Tabb Middle School has released the 3rd Quarter All A's and AB Honor Rolls. (See Page 4, June 22, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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LScholar imageLangley Federal Credit Union Awards $20,000 in College Scholarships to Local Students ... Langley Federal Credit Union presented four deserving young members with the Jean M. Yokum $5,000 College Scholarship award for academic achievement. The four winners are Alyssa Costello, Corbin Hawk, Christine Kemmerly and Christine Siu. The four recipients were selected from 92 applicants competing for the award this year. (See Page 5, June 22, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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NMedal imageWilliamsburg Native Receives Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal Aboard USS Ashland ... Electronics Technician 3rd Class Lindsey Balch from Williamsburg, Virginia was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (NAM) for responding to a systems casualty in the early hours of the morning June 2, 2017 aboard USS Ashland (LSD 48). Balch was able to prevent the ship from losing critical systems and damaging equipment. (See Page 8, June 22, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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FMeals imageFree Meals This Summer for Youth in Need at Local Boys and Girls Clubs ... Twelve Club sites of Boys and Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula (BGCVP) are participating in the 2017 Summer Food Service Program. The USDA program ensures that youth receive free meals during the summer months when they no longer have access to free and reduced-cost lunch at school. The program is open to all children and membership at Boys and Girls Clubs is not required to receive the meals. (See Page 8, June 22, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)





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