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Radio image smallLongwood Student from Yorktown Lands LA Radio Internship ... When Natalie Joseph walked into the iHeartMedia offices in Los Angeles earlier this summer, she was greeted as a sort of mini-celebrity. "You’re NatJo!” exclaimed her co-workers. "We love your radio show.” Joseph was admittedly a little taken aback. She had touted her experience as a DJ on WMLU—The NatJo Show has been a night staple on the Longwood radio station for the last year—in a lengthy interview process for a coveted and highly competitive internship at one of the nation’s largest media companies, but had no idea her new co-workers would tune in. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Captain image smallCaptain Andrew Barden Recognized for 25 Years of Service ... Board of Supervisors Chairman Thomas G. Shepperd recognized Captain Andrew "Andy” Barden for his 25 years of service to York County. Captain Barden joined the York County Department of Fire & Life Safety as a career firefighter after having served as a volunteer with the Poquoson Fire Department. Currently assigned to the Bruton Fire Station (station 3), he serves as the commander of the task force that responds to support of emergency incidents throughout the upper county response areas. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Bishop ad apr15Fish News - Tide Chart ... Even though we have not reached the prime time yet, billfish action remains very good with good numbersFI2 30jul15 smallof blue marlin and a lot of white marlin being caught. The occasional sailfish also joins in. The Triple 0s area has been good for normal trolling while the Norfolk Canyon area has beenFI1 30jul15 smalllive-baiting central. Dolphin catches have been scattered. Some yellowfin and bigeye tuna are being caught in the Norfolk and Washington Canyons but if you are lucky enough to hook a tuna, you have to get it past the sharks. Some yellowfin and dolphin have been caught more inshore at the Fingers and even closer in at the 26-Mile Hill and at the Hot Dog. (Read full Fish News Article) (Get the Tide Chart) (Have a Comment?)
Just so you know 30jul15Awards imageThe Kiwanis Club of Williamsburg Announces "Headliner” Awards for 2015-16 ... Lackey Clinic and Big Brothers/Big Sisters are the recipients of this year’s "Headliner Awards” from the Kiwanis Club of Williamsburg. The selection of the two area non-profit organizations for the grant award was announced at the club’s meeting on July 15, 2015. As this year’s "Headliners,” Lackey Clinic and Big Brothers/Big Sisters will each receive a grant in September of 2016 from money raised by Kiwanis Club events during the year and from the Club’s Foundation. The Club’s major events include the Annual Shrimp Feast, Shamrock the Burg and the Smokin’Hot BBQ. (See Page 3, July 30, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Local Schools Announce Honor Rolls ... York High School announces their 3rd Quarter A and A-B Honor Rolls. (See Page 4, July 30, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
DQ imageBlizzards Hit Hampton Roads in July ... Every minute, 62 children enter a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital for treatment. To help those children receive the care and treatments they need, participating Dairy Queen® or DQ Grill & Chill® restaurants throughout Hampton Roads will celebrate Miracle Treat Day on Thursday, July 30, to benefit Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD), one of 170 hospitals supported by Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® (CMN Hospitals). Now in its 10th year, Miracle Treat Day brings awareness and raises funds for CMN Hospitals in local communities. One in 10 children in North America is treated at a CMN Hospital such as CHKD each year. (See Page 5, July 30, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Morris imageDeborah Morris Recognized for 20 Years of Service ... Board of Supervisors Chairman Thomas G. Shepperd recognized York County Controller Deborah "Debbie” Morris at the Board meeting on Tuesday, July 21, for her 20 years of service to York County. During the past 20 years, Debbie has worked in the county’s Department of Financial & Management Services, first as an Accounting Manager and a year later as Chief of Fiscal Accounting Services. In 2014, Debbie was promoted to Controller. Debbie’s responsibilities have included overseeing the work of several offices, including Accounts Payable, Payroll, Purchasing, Utility Billing, Budget, Financial Reporting, and Risk Management. (See Page 6, July 30, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Events image1 smallEvents image2 smallHistoric Yorktown Summer Events Continue ... Historic Yorktown is the place to be for popular events this summer including Yorktown Market Days, Celebrate Yorktown Committee Summer Concert Series and the annual Military Band Concert Series. (See Page 7, July 30, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
John Biagas Named to Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, Inc., Board of Directors ... John F. Biagas of Yorktown has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, Inc., a notfor- profit entity that coordinates fundraising to benefit programs of the Jamestown- Yorktown Foundation, a Virginia state agency that administers Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center history museums. Mr. Biagas is president and CEO of Bay Electric Co., Inc., in Newport News and serves as vice rector of the Old Dominion University Board of Visitors and on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Corporate Leadership Advisory Board. (See Page 9, July 30, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)

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