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Hcichak image smallYork Point Rezoning: Supervisor George Hrichak, the Lone "No? Vote ... York County Board of Supervisor George Hrichak, who represents the county's 4th District, was the only supervisor to vote against the York Point rezoning on June 17. Hrichak's vote was overruled by the majority of supervisors who supported the plan to rezone the neighborhood to a new R33 residential district, which stripped York Point residents of their agricultural rights. Hrichak voted against the rezoning because he thought a compromise could be reached between oyster farmer Anthony Bavuso and the residents of York Point. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
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Pass image1 smallPass, Set, Hit ... Coach Kelly Dreyfuss has been an advocate for volleyball practically her whole life. Between playing and coaching she has dedicated her life to the game and has high hopes of sparking the same fire in other children. "Coach K" as her athletes call her has been a predominant figure in the county's volleyball Pass image2 smallprograms for the last 15 years. She started off as the Peninsula Catholic High School girl's head coach from 2000 to 2004. In 2006, she coached the Menchville boys to the Peninsula District championship and the school's first-ever first-round regional playoff victory. She then moved on to be the York High's JV coach in 2007 and 2008. Since 2009, she holds the position as the Varsity and head volleyball coach at York High School. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Bishop fishing ad 440pxFish News - Tide Chart ... Cobia fishing is very good. Sight-fishing catches seem to be only limited by Fish image4 smallthe weather. Chumming is also producing cobia at a very strong pace but there is a limit here also. They are called sharks. For a fish that is supposed to have a depressed population, sharks seem to be doing very well in Virginia. The numerous sharks are a problem for cobia anglers but they are a boon to the charter fleet. Tourist and young people love to catch sharks and boats hardly have to burn any fuel Fish image1 smallto get to them. Flounder action seems to get better each week. The Gloucester Boys and Girls Club's flounder tournament was this past weekend. Derrick Hall's team took first place with a 3-fish stringer weighing 22.30 pounds. Their largest fish weighed 9.8 pounds. The best flounder fishing has been at the CBBT but it action is picking up at all of the normal flounder spots. Fish are still being caught in the York River and on Hampton Bar. Off of Cape Charles and the Cell area are producing some nice flatfish catches. (Read full Fish News Article) (Get the Tide Chart) (Have a Comment?)
Foundation image1Foundation image2York Foundation for Public Education, Inc. Announces Five Scholarship Awards to Seniors in The York County School Division ... The York Foundation for Public Education has awarded the 2014 Michael J. Tylavsky, Jr. Memorial Scholarship to Seth Dawson, a senior from York High School; the Levi Memorial Scholarship to Kiran Bagalkotkar, a senior from Tabb High school; the Julie M. Sager Memorial Scholarship to Marisa Deschenes, a senior from Tabb High School; the Thomas W. Doggins Memorial Scholarship to Rachel Deyerle, a senior from Tabb High School; the Lee Galloway, Jr. Memorial Scholarship to Kevin Mastracci, a senior from York High School. Lee's classmates, Patrick Konopnicki and Joe Hutchko, were presented a memorial medal on behalf of the Galloway family to thank them for their dedication in keeping Lee's memory alive in the spirit of brotherhood at York High school. (See Page 3, July 24, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Poquoson Middle School Announces Honor Rolls ... Poquoson Middle School All A's amd All A-B Honor Rolls. (See Page 4, July 24, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)

York-Poquoson Sheriffs Office Arrests ... Review a list of the arrests made by the York-Poquoson Sheriffs Office for the week of July 14-20, 2014. (See Page 5, July 24, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)

Explore image1Explore image2Exploring Archeology in York County ... It's astounding the amount of history that the Historic Triangle of Virginia has, but one needs to consider that uncovering this history is an ongoing, multi-tiered process. However, that does not mean that the general public is restricted from being involved, there's plenty others can do to be involved with history. New Quarter Park in upper York County teamed up with the Fairfield Foundation and the Yorktown Historical Society in a recent excavation to learn more about the history right beneath our feet. (See Page 5, July 24, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia Oyster Harvests Continue to Climb ... Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Virginia's oyster harvest jumped another 25 percent last year, surging past 500,000 bushels, the most in nearly a generation. "Over the past few years, Virginia has become the oyster capital of the East Coast, and that is great news for our Commonwealth's economy," said Governor McAuliffe. "The growth we've seen in the oyster harvest is extraordinary, but hardly a surprise. (See Page 8, July 24, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Constitutional Corner - The Choice ... Someone once famous probably said-: "Life is but a series of choices." If this unknown and obviously famous person didn't really say this, they should have, because that's what life is. We face hundreds of choices, big and small, each day. Some choices are seemingly inconsequential: what should I have for breakfast, what route should I take to work? Of course even routine choices, such as your route to work, can become quite consequential if, say, the driver of an 18-wheeler decides now is the time to run that red light, as you enter the same intersection. (See Page 7, July 24, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)






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