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BBQCB image smallYorktown’s First Weekend in May Filled with Music, Art, BBQ and Craft Beer ... The first weekend in May is shaping up to be a big one in Historic Yorktown, with the return of back-to-back popular events at Riverwalk Landing -- Blues, Brews, and BBQ and Art at the River - A Juried Art Show. Free parking is available at the Riverwalk Landing parking terrace both days. Visitors also may park at York Hall, York-Poquoson Courthouse, County Administration Building, and other designated public parking lots. The free Yorktown Trolley runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., with several convenient stops throughout town. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Lennox 65px imageThe Plot Thickens; Raymond Attempts to Beat Editor to the Story ... How anything so simple as a Thanksgiving dinner could be blown so far out of proportion is beyond me. That’s saying a lot, since I grew up in a place where everything seemed to be blown out of proportion in 1998. It all began when Marvin Walsh stopped by the Hoffbrau to pick up a "to go” cup of coffee – two creams, no sugar – as he did on mornings when he left home before his wife, Loraine, had time to make his morning meal. (See Page 2, April 18, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Community Celebration at the Mariners’ Museum ... The Mariners' Museum Park and Noland Trail will be hosting its annual Celebrate the Park on Saturday, April 27 as a way to show appreciation to the community for supporting the Park. The free event will take place on the front lawn of the Museum from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. (See Page 3, April 18, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
SisterC imageSister Cities Yorktown Authentic French Market This Weekend ... It's a sure sign of spring: The authentic French Market sponsored by Sister Cities Yorktown. This year's event will take place, Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Riverwalk Landing. In its eighth year, this market has grown by leaps and bounds. Authentic ambiance will be provided with a selection of French street music. Vendors will offer all manner of products and edibles, including traditional market products such as fresh-baked bread and pastries, chocolates, macarons, crepes, and authentic beignets (just to name a few!). (See Page 5, April 18, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Weather-wary Growers Hoping for Sweet Strawberry Season ... Like the rest of Virginia’s farmers, strawberry growers have been dealing with an extremely wet winter and early spring. But if the sun comes out soon, they’re hoping for a sweet picking season. "There are plenty of blooms and fruit set. I think there’s an excellent crop to be had,” said Roy Flanagan, a Virginia Beach grower and Virginia Cooperative Extension agent. "We just need dry weather so we can get them picked, especially on the weekends. (See Page 8, April 18, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Senior11Apr imageSenior Center of York April Activities and Events ... A variety of educational and entertaining programs are being offered at the Senior Center of York in April. Participation is open to seniors age 55 or better and their spouses, regardless of age. To register for these activities, sign up in person at the Senior Center or call (757) 890- 3444. Along with our regular activities – Birthday Bash, AARP Driver Safety Program, and "War Stories and Pizza” - other activities scheduled for April will include AARP Free Tax Service and our Annual Senior Health and Safety Fair. (See Page 6, April 11, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
York County Parks Move to Spring Hours ... York County Parks and Recreation announces spring/summer hours at Back Creek Park, Chisman Creek Park, New Quarter Park, Wolf Trap Park and the McReynolds Athletic Complex. Please call the Parks and Recreation Office at (757) 890-3500 for any questions regarding these or other park sites operated by York County. (See Page 11, March 28, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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