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Parrot image1 smallParrotheads of the Phininsula, Supporting Wounded Warriors ... "In the process of making new friends and having fun, we believe in leaving something positive behind,” remarks Phil Krandel, president of Parrotheads of the Phininsula. Appropriate words to describe the local Corn-hole tournament fundraiser in Yorktown this last Saturday, all created to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. This year, the event was hosted at the Watermen’s Museum on a fantastic location by the water. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
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Night image smallNight of the Living Museum Offers Non-Scary Halloween Fun ... Are you ready for a "wild" night of spooky animals, trail walks, pumpkin carving and myth busters? Night of the Living Museum returns to the Virginia Living Museum for its 17th year on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 4:30 to 8 p.m. This is a non-scary Halloween event for families with kids ages 12 and under. Come dressed as your favorite character or wild animal. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Bishop ad apr15Fish News | Tide Chart ... I have been fishing off of my dock in Seaford mostFI2 27oct16 smallevenings. Speckled trout are the most common catch along with plenty of striped bass and the occasional flounder. Small fish but the shrimp are nice. Cast netting the shrimp. They are still here as of tonight. We also report on the Poquoson Workboat races that were delayed a week and were not held in conjunction with the Poquoson Seafood Festival. The weather cooperated and residents commenting on Facebook seem to agree they were a success. (Read Full Article) (Get the Tide Chart) (Have a Comment?)
Just so you know 27oct16Local Schools Announce Honor Rolls ... Tabb High School has released their Fourth Quarter Honor Roll and Grafton High School has released their Fourth Quarter Honor Roll. (See Page 4, October 27, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
I64 imageConstruction Begins on Second Segment of I-64 Widening Project ... —Construction will begin Wednesday, October 26, on the second of three segments to widen Interstate 64 in Newport News, James City County and York County. The second operationally- independent segment is a $138.8 million project awarded to Allan Meyers, VA Inc., that will add a lane and shoulder in each direction for more than 7 miles between 1 mile west of Route 199 Humelsine Parkway (exit 242) and where the Segment I project ends at 0.54 miles east of Route 238 Yorktown Road (exit 247). (See Page 5, October 27, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Iron imageIron Exhibit "From Forge and Furnace” Opens Nov. 24th ... In early America, certain sorts of "pigs”—made of iron—did indeed fly: off colonial docks to far-flung markets. Every object made using iron or steel— from a branding iron to a chandelier to a building— began its journey as a piece of iron ore. Although our 18th- and early 19th-century American ancestors used iron-made objects for their functionality, many were also works of art. (See Page 5, October 27, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Crawford imageCrawford Road, York County’s Legendary, Deadly, Haunted Drive ... The area’s rich colonial history leads to superstition and talk of those who have died long ago under our very feet. There is one location in Yorktown however, that has more reputation than others for having terrifying and even supernatural occurrences, including an actual homicide having occurred just this year. Crawford Road stretches from Goosley Rd. near Yorktown Middle School to Yorktown Rd. in Newport News. One guarantee during a drive, is that it is a hauntingly scenic through dense forest, seemingly unassuming on any given day, and by night a terrifying trip for any person who dares to take it. (See Page 6, October 27, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
HQuiz image2nd Annual Halloween Quiz ... It is that creepy, scary, spooky time of year. It is a time for cozy hay rides and eating bowls of delectable candy. Of course, it is also a time for scary mummies and werewolves, but hey, you can't win 'em all. The first frost is coming soon, so you may as well grab that first warm mug of cocoa and your favorite pen and try another fun yet educational YTCPP quiz by JFH. Try to solve without Googling first. (See Page 6, October 27, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)

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