September 20, 2012 Online Home Page
|New Bailey Field Scoreboard Dedicated TowneBank and the York Foundation for Public Education participated in a dedication ceremony for the new scoreboard at Bailey Field.(Read the Article)|
Yorktown to Host "Art Stroll" Event The Yorktown Arts Foundation and York County invite the public to celebrate Arts Month in Yorktown with the first "Art Stroll" set for Sunday, September 30, 2012 from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. (Read the Article)
McCoy Made Her Vote Count in 2004 In 2004 Yvonne McCoy's vote counted more than most. When President George W. Bush won the vote count in Virginia that year, he earned the entire Electoral College votes from Virginia. One of those electoral voters was York County's Yvonne McCoy. (Read the Article)
York's New Quarter Park Hosts Special Fall Events Naturalist and author Vickie Shufer of Virginia Beach led an edible plant foraging excursion. It's not too late to bring your kayak or canoe to the park this fall. A kayaking trip will be led by park staff on Saturday, October 20, 2012 from 9:00 am to noon. (Read the Article)
Editorial From the Editor. As President Ronald Reagan famously said: "there you go again." (Read the Article)
Letter to the Editor Fix Social Security and Medicare; don't junk them. (Read the Article)
Obama's America ... The Root's of Obama's Radicalism Timed for theatrical release in advance of the Republican National Convention to nominate the Romney-Ryan ticket, Dinesh D'Souza's much anticipated film "Obama's America: 2016" is earning great reviews. (Read the Article)
Communicating the Truth is a Demonstration of Love by Pastor Donald Stuppy The truth hurts! Boy, don't we know it! (Read the Article)
Game's Final Second Takes Twenty Minutes to Play Crowd at Brigham Young University rush the field three times before the last second of play can be completed. (Read the Article)
Nats Swept by Braves Entering it's series against Atlanta, the Washington Nationals had hoped to sweep the games and effectively end the Brave's chances of winning the National League East. The series was swept, but not by the Nats. (Read the Article)
|Hall Named President of APCO York County's Chief of Emergency Communications, Terry Hall, was recently named the new president of the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials International. (Read the Article)|
York County Votes to Fund Popular EDA Program The York County Economic Developement Authority has voted to add more funding to its E_Commerce Grant Program. (Read the Article)
Tea Party Leaders Visit Hampton Roads National Tea Party leaders expressed joy and hope after a successful stop in the Hampton Roads area. Amy Kremer, President of Tea PArty Express, was especially glad to see an outpouring of support in Virginia. (Read the Article)
Local Scouts Earn Gold Awards Courtney Green and Joanna Furst were recently awarded the highest honor that a Girl Scout can achieve for designing and executing community service projects. (Read the Article)
VLM to Host Annual Event The Virginia Living Museum will hold its annual fall plant sale the last two weekends in September, September 22-23 and 29-30. Sale hours are 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturdays and noon to 3:00 pm on Sundays. The museum is located at 524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News. (Read the Article)
Obituaries A listing for the week of September 20th, 2012. (Read the Article)
Community Events A listing for the week of September 20th, 2012. (Read the Article)
Colonial Clay Classic The agenda and times have been set for the competition and auction on Saturday, October 6, 2012, when the Boy Scouts of America holds its annual Colonial Clay Classic. (Read the Article)
Redskins Lose Heartbreaker to Rams The St. Louis Rams survived a football game in which they lost star running back Steven Jackson to injury and faced a fourth quarter deficit. (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.