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November 1, 2012 Online Home Page

Waters Edge Changes the Old Sunday Paradigm ... Before one enters the church in Yorktown, it’s easy to tell that the Waters Edge is different.(Read the Article)

Commemorative Air Force Meeting Open to the Public ... The Old Dominion Squadron, a Virginia unit of the Commemorative Air Force, will hold its next monthly membership meeting Saturday, Nov. 10 beginning at 10:00 a.m. The meeting is open to the public at the Hampton Roads Executive Airport, located at 5172 West Military Highway in Chesapeake. (Read the Article)

Cuccinelli Speaks Out on Amendment One ... Attorney General advocates approval of Eminent Domain proposal. Here in the birthplace of American liberty, one of our most basic liberties – our right to own private property – has been under attack. (Read the Article)

Twenty Questions ... Most people, at one time or another, have played the game “twenty questions.” The game has not only passed the time during family road trips before the advent of iPads, it also taught children the ability to get an answer by asking the right questions.(Read the Article)

Community Events A listing of events for the York County and Poquoson Areas for the week of November 1st, 2012. (Read the Article)

Who Burnt the Popcorn: Number 13 ... “If you don’t watch the microwave, you’ll burn this popcorn, Phil,” said Gabriel. “The bell will ring,” Phil didn’t look up from his newspaper. “And, it’ll be too late,” said Gabriel. (Read the Article)

The End -- By Silence Dogood Nelson ... The Silence Dogood Nelson columns appear regularly and exclusively in the Yorktown Crier / The Poquoson Post. (Read the Article)

Local High School Football Update ... A round up of local high school football scores and game highlights. (Read the Article)

Tabb Captures Title, Makes Run for Fifth Consecutive State Title ... It seemed fitting that two of Virginia’s top field hockey programs squared off for the Bay Rivers District tournament championship. The Tabb Tigers, four-time reigning state champions, won a hard-fought match with fellow state power Grafton for the district championship by a score of 5 to 0. (Read the Article)

Obituaries ... Obituaries from our November 1st Edition. (Read the Article)

Hampton Roads Shipyard Thrives After 245 Years ... When someone on the Virginia Peninsula discusses “the shipyard,” he or she is usually referring to Newport News Shipyard, owned by Huntingdon Ingalls Industries, and a spinoff company of Northrop Grumman Corp. But if this conversation took place on the Southside, in Portsmouth, it might be about Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), which is celebrating its 245th anniversary Nov. 1st. (Read the Article)

Farm Bureau Donates Learning Barn to Waller Mill Elementary ... The CC-JC-NK-YK Farm Bureau Women’s Committee donated a “Learning Barn” to Waller Mill Elementary School in York County, recently. (Read the Article)

Local School Notes ... Senior high school girls from the Tidewater area represented their hometowns in the Tidewater Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program. Poquoson High School receives DECA grant from the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth (VFHY) promoting healthy lifestyles. Hampton Roads Academy presents this year's Fall Play: The 39 Steps by John Buchan.(Read the Article)

Letter to the Editor ... Advice for voters on the election for Congress. (Read the Article)

Watermans Museum Plans Chili Cookoff ... The 2012 Annual Chili Cookoff at the Watermen's Museum, in Yorktown VA, will be held on November 10th from noon until 3 PM. The Museum is a small private museum that relies entirely upon donations and proceeds from events.(Read the Article)

Poquoson Sailing Team Wins on the Chesapeake, and in Life ... The photographer readied his camera while the faculty adviser announced that it was time for the team picture. The members of the Poquoson sailing team left their sailboats to stand together and pose. The kinetic energy of the high school students could only be contained for a few minutes. (Read the Article)

Unpack Your Mental Backpack by Dr. Jane N. Geiger ... I couldn’t believe they took my watch. I had anticipated they would take my Blackberry and my laptop computer. Thankfully, I wasn’t wearing my good jewelry. (Read the Article)

We Can Learn a Lot from a Kid with a Dollar by Guest Columnist Preacher Joe ... On a cold, rainy Sunday, a young boy walked intently toward the back of the church. The service had just ended, and the minister stood near the door shaking hands and greeting people as they left. (Read the Article)


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