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October 11, 2012 Online Home Page

Poquoson Considers Code Changes The first of a two-part series: When government considers actions involving the use of private land, controversy often follows. Whether the past is prologue for the Poquoson City Council will be learned on Monday, Oct. 22, when it considers changes to the ordinances involving farm animals.(Read the Article)

Tabb Field Hockey the "Roman Empire" of Virginia Field HockeyFrom simple beginnings, with the help of enthusiastic parents and administration, Tabb High School has become a national name in field hockey. Former New York Giants football coach Bill Parcells famously said that “you are what your record says you are.” The numbers speak volumes about the tradition, championships, and champions produced by a remarkable Tabb program. (Read the Article)

York Native Lands CSI Role Trent Garrett, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Greg Garrett of Dandy, has landed the latest of many important jobs in his young acting career -- a guest lead in the 3rd episode of CSI New York which is titled, "2,918 Miles.” The episode is scheduled to air Friday, Oct 12 at 8PM on CBS. (Read the Article)

York County Schools Join in Celebration of International Dot Day The York County School Division recently joined educators around the world in celebration of International Dot Day. The event was inspired by Peter H. Reynolds children's story, The Dot. Students were encouraged to "make their mark" by simply starting with a dot and expanding creatively on that simple mark. (Read the Article)

Community Events A listing of events for the York County and Poquoson Areas for the week of October 4th, 2012. (Read the Article)

Victory at Yorktown Celebrated on Yorktown Day, Friday, October 19th, 2012The 231st anniversary of the decisive Revolutionary War victory at Yorktown will be marked with a three-day celebration, beginning with a patriotic parade and commemorative ceremony on Yorktown Day, Friday, Oct. 19. (Read the Article)

Seaford Student Enters National Politics ... Wages Her Own Private War on Our National DebtMany people believe one person can make a difference, but for Haylie Garnett, that belief has become a way of life. Alarmed by the $16 trillion debt that will be passed to her generation, Garnett decided to take matters into her own hands. It was time, she decided, to make a difference for the good of the country. The only problem? she is just an elementary school student in York County. (Read the Article)

Poquoson Seafood Festival The City of Poquoson will present the 32nd Annual Poquoson Seafood Festival October 19-21, 2012 in Poquoson Municipal Park, 830 Poquoson Avenue, Poquoson. The Festival honors the working watermen of the Chesapeake Bay and the rich coastal heritage of Poquoson. It includes musical entertainment, a juried arts and crafts show, dozens of food vendors, and a children’s area. The events are all family-oriented and offer something for everyone. (Read the Article)

York County Student Honored in National PTA Reflections Contest A York County School Division student was recently honored through the National PTA Reflections contest. Christopher Spells, representing Queens Lake Middle School, earned an Award of Merit in the Dance Choreography category for his entry, “The Unique Differences of Others.” (Read the Article)


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