December 13, 2012 Online Home Page
|Gingrich Speaks on Lessons from Yorktown ... Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich believes the lessons taught by George Washington remain relevant today. An exclusive interview for the Yorktown Crier | The Poquoson Post.(Read the Article)|
Sheriff Diggs Brings Double Deterrence, deserves Praise for Showing Real Leadership ... In the world of 2012, Americans share the frequent and disappointing experience of watching our public leaders avoid taking a stand on controversial issues. We wish, so often that our leaders would simply lead. Thank you, Sheriff Danny Diggs, for leading.(Read the Article)
Who Burnt the Popcorn, by Silence Dogood Nelson ... Number 19: “Taxing Income or Taxing Wealth” Set in an office break room somewhere on Route 17. Or, is it Wythe Creek Road? We report an office conversation.(Read the Article)
Community Events A listing of events for the York County and Poquoson Areas. (Read the Article)
|Retired Brigadier General Pens Books on Leadership and Character ... Among the many things Dick Abel, the former director of Air Force Public Affairs, has been during his lifetime are football player, coach, foundation executive, general, husband, father, and grandfather. But, when Dick started his Air Force career he was a pilot ... and pilots use checklists to do things correctly.Abel has brought his checklist philosophy to the world of leadership. (Read the Article)|
Sheriff to Honor Auto Zone Hero ... David Mclean’s story becomes subject of national media attention. For Mclean, it was never about being a hero; it was only about saving his boss’s life and stopping a robbery. For Auto Zone, it was about firing an employee because he violated a company policy. For York‐Poquoson Sheriff Danny Diggs, it’s about honoring a hero for making our community a safer place to live. “We will honor a hero because he deserves it,” Diggs explained to the Yorktown Crier | The Poquoson Post. “We will give Devin Mclean a Sheriff’s Citizens Accommodation Award”. (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.