September 13th, 2012 Online Home Page
|Delaney Janson recently received the President's Award for service to the community from President W. Taylor Reveley III at the Opening Convocation at the College of William and Mary.(Read the Article)|
This year,York County has given almost half-a-million dollars to the Williamsburg Regional Library. That amount is approximately twenty percent of the entire operating budget for the York County library system. (Read the Article)
The Gallery at York Hall will host two events to celebrate Arts Month this September. (Read the Article)
School is back in session ... be aware and drive safely. (Read the Article)
Editorial: A Great Way to Honor 9/11 As America remembers the events of September 11, 2001, the focus will rightfully be placed on the catastrophic event and the concomitant destruction of people, families and property. None of us alive on that day could forget it ... nor should we. (Read the Article)
Get the latest in Community Events for York County and Poquoson. (Read the Article)
Classic set for October 6th will benefit local Boy Scouts. For Poquoson, York and Williamsburg it's time to come out with guns blazing. The annual Colonial Clay Classic, benefiting the Boy Scouts of America, is set for Saturday, October 6th at Old Forges. (Read the Article)
Living Today by Pastor Donald Stuppy Things are never too messed up for Jesus. (Read the Article)
Obituaries for our area. (Read the Article)
|Sharon Hrichak, wife of York County Supervisor George Hrichak, heals after finding a new way to fight crime. A recent traumatic accident has not stolen her wit! (Read the Article)|
Tabb graduate earns national honors. Michelle Seywald, a recent graduate of Tabb High School, placed in the top ten percent at the national Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program held in Mobile, Alabama this summer. (Read the Article)
Virginia Secretary of Education Laura Fornash has visited countless classrooms during her career, but her recent visit to the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) may have provided her the first opportunity to do so in a boat. (Read the Article)
Comment: I Was There ... A Witness Relives September 11, 2001 An excerpt from a remembrance of September 11, 2001 by Dan Hicks, who was attending a seminar in Manhattan with co-workers on that day. (Read the Article)
Who Burnt the Popcorn? By Silence Dogood Nelson (Number 6: "All Things Work to Good"). (Read the Article)
Sundberg stakes claim to fame. Redskins center plays with broken arm in victory over the New Orleans Saints. (Read the Article)
Many thought it would never actually happen, but the Washington Nationals followed through with their promise to limit the innings of their young superstar pitcher, Steven Strasburg. Coming off the "Tommy John" surgery last year, Strasburg has by all accounts felt well and pitched well during the 2012 season. (Read the Article)
Festive Sweater Party at the Mariner's Museum
Thursday, December 5th 5:30pm-8:30pm. Meet up with friends after work and join us for the last First Thursdays of the year! Enjoy live music by Something Different With Brad and Ashley, tour the USS Monitor Center and engage in a friendly festive sweater competition for a prize package valued over at $100! Food and adult beverages will be available for purchase.
American Red Cross Blood Donation Opportunities:
Webb Center 49th Street, Norfolk, 23529, 12/4/2013, 10:00 AM 4:00 PM, Sponsor Code:ODU
Patrick Henry Mall 12300 Jefferson Avenue,Newport News, 12/10/2013 1:15 PM 4:15 PM Sponsor Code: PHM
Victory Family YMCA 101 Long Green Blvd, Yorktown, 23693, 12/11/2013, 12:00 PM 6:00 PM, Sponsor Code:VFYMCA
Patrick Henry Mall 12300 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, 12/20/2013 1:00 PM 6:00 PM Sponsor Code: PHM
Join the Parade! Trim your vessel in holiday spirit and join the festivities in the 17th Annual Yorktown Lighted Boat Parade on SATURDAY, December 7th, 7 PM. Register now to participate in the York River competition for Best of Show. Registered boaters receive a participant pennant and Captain’s bag. Registration forms are available at Wormley Creek Marina, online at www.yorkcounty.gov/cyc or call 890-4970.
Yorktown Chorale Concert at Zion United Methodist Church
On Sunday, December 15th at 7:00 p.m., the Yorktown Chorale will be presenting a concert at Zion United Methodist Church, 2109 Seaford Road, in Seaford. All are welcome to this free concert. Light refreshments will follow this event. Any questions, please call (757) 898-7417.
Poquoson Baptist Church’s Christmas Musical ... "One King"
283 Wythe Creek
Rd., Poquoson, VA
birth of our Lord
Jesus Christ. For
all ages free and
open to all. Come
For more information
on the event
Summit Christian Academy is hosting two Open Houses
for families interested in classical Christian Education for children in grades K4 through 12. On Tuesday, January 28th at 7 pm, join us at our Grammar School (K4-6) campus located at 69 Saunders Road in Newport News. On Thursday, January 30th at 7 pm, at our Upper School (7-12) located at 4209 Big Bethel Road in Yorktown.