Senior 11aug16 image smallAugust Events at the Senior Center of York ... A variety of educational and entertaining programs are being offered at the Senior Center of York in August. Participation is open to seniors age 55 or better and their spouses, regardless of age. The Senior Center is located in the Washington Square Shopping Center at 5314 George Washington Memorial Highway (Rte. 17), and is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Senior Center is closed on all county holidays. Reservations are required for all sessions and are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Programs are offered free of charge unless otherwise noted. To register, stop by the Senior Center or call (757) 890-3444. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
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Pelican imagePelican’s Snoballs Opens in Grafton ... On July 30, 2016, owner Lisa Anderson, York County Board of Supervisors’ Chairman Jeff Wassmer, and Lisa’s mother, Sandra Christmas, prepare to cut a ceremonial ribbon for the grand opening of Pelican’s SnoBalls, located at 5519 George Washington Memorial Highway. The shaved ice snoballs, some with ice cream on the inside, are offered in more than 100 flavors. (See Page 5, August 11, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Troy imageYorktown Residents Graduate from Troy University ... Troy University is pleased to recognize students who completed the requirements for graduation during the Summer Semester and Term 5 of the 2015/2016 academic year. Local residents who graduated include: Charles Records of Yorktown, Associate of Science in General Education Jordan Crawford of Yorktown, Master of Science in Strategic Communication (See Page 5, August 11, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Back to school imageSee Our Special Insert This Week for Everything You Need to Know for Back to School. ... Articles included are "Save on Everything for Back-to-School with these Smart Tips and Tricks", "What’s New With York County Schools this School-Year?", "Poquoson City Public Schools Annouces Policy for Providing Free or Reduced Price Meals", "Bridging the Summer Learning Gap", and "Help Your Child Get Ready to Tackle Whatever They Face". (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
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BayPort Credit Union Hosts Five Youth Financial Football Camps ... BayPort Credit Union hosted five youth financial football camps for children ages 8-12 in the Hampton Roads area this summer. BayPort’s goal is to educate the youth about the importance of beginning to save their money now rather than waiting until they are older. (See Page 10, August 11, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Deer imageFive Ways to Protect Your Garden from the Deer ... Don't let your vegetable and fall flower gardens succumb to hungry deer. Even if you're lucky enough to be deerfree now, be vigilant and prepared to prevent damage as these beautiful creatures move into your landscape to dine. Here are five tactics to help you in the battle against these hungry animals. (See Page 11, August 11, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
10 Tips for Becoming a Knowledgeable Renter ... On the hunt for a new apartment? A move can be an exciting opportunity to explore a new area or meet new people. However, competitive rental markets can make it difficult to find a desirable place on a budget. Keep these ten tips in mind to manage the process like a pro. They'll help you stand out from the crowd, get a good deal, enjoy the neighborhood and manage your rights and responsibilities as a renter. (See Page 15, August 11, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
York County Fall Youth Soccer Registration Begins, Will End August 12th ... Registrations are now being accepted for York County Parks, Recreation, and Tourism fall youth soccer. The registration period will end August 12. Youth in Kindergarten may participate in the instructional program, while youth in grades 1 through 12 may participate in co-ed or girls-only leagues. Practices begin on Saturday, September 10. (See Page 12, August 4, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Household Checmical Collections and Computer Recycling ... The 2016 schedule of Household Chemical Collections and Computer Recycling. These events provide environmentally safe disposal to the residents of Williamsburg, James City County, York County, Hampton and Poquoson. The events are only for residents of the above listed communities; proof of residency may be required. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
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