October 18, 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)
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.