Wild image smallWild at Art Show at the Virginia Living Museum ... Virginia artists David Turner and Jim Wilson, passionate advocates for Virginia wildlife, are hosting a two-day show as part of the Virginia Living Museum's 50th anniversary celebration. This show features artworks to enrich and inspire appreciation of man's relationship with nature. Jim and David began their close friendship at the Virginia Living Museum 35 years ago. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
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Veteran’s Day Ceremony November 11 at Grace Episcopal ... The Annual Historic Grace Episcopal Church (ca 1697) Veteran's Day Ceremony will take place at 10 am Friday November 11 at 111 Church Street, Yorktown rain or shine. After "Dedication of Flags", brief remarks and prayers and playing of "Taps" in the church, we will process through the Historic Church Graveyard replacing American Flags on each of the 83 known graves of Veterans (Revolutionary War, Civil War, World Wars 1 & 2, Korea, and Vietnam) with "Honors." (See Page 3, October 20, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Pogge Recognized as Legislator of the Year by Virginia Treasurers Association ... At a district meeting of the Virginia Treasurers Association, Delegate Brenda Pogge (R - Williamsburg) was recognized as the organization’s Legislator of the Year. Pogge’s Legislative Aide, Amanda Johnston, accepted the award on Pogge’s behalf. (See Page 6, October 20, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Week imageA Milestone Week of Events In York County and Poquoson ... This week was a milestone in the history of our beloved hamlets of York County and Poquoson. The roller coaster six days from October 14th-19th included the opening of the 36th Annual Poquoson Seafood Festival on Friday, October 14th, and concluded with the 235th Anniversary of Yorktown Day on Thursday, October 19th. In between we celebrated the Grand Reopening of the American Revolution Museum (formerly the Yorktown Victory Center) on Saturday, October 15th. This also entailed the Yorktown Victory Weekend, which ran from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday. (See Page 6, October 20, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?
Graham imageFranklin Graham Speaks at the Capitol ... On Wednesday morning, three with the Franklin Graham Decision America Tour pulled up in front of the Virginia state capitol loaded with everything needed to stage a huge rally at Capitol Square. Graham, son of worldfamous evangelist Billy Graham, was making his forty-ninth stop at a state capitol since the beginning of the year. He finished his tour on Thursday in his home state of North Carolina. (See Page 7, October 20, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Cooler imageCooler Weather is Approaching, Don’t Let Your Fitness Regimen Slip Because of the Nip in the Air ... Temperatures may be dropping, but just because swimsuit season is over doesn’t mean it’s time to let your fitness regimen fall by the wayside. Keeping active and maintaining a healthy lifestyle is important year around, so stay on track as the weather cools with these tips and tricks. (See Page 8, October 20, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
VDOT: Storm Damage in Millions ... The final tally could take days, but VDOT Hampton Roads estimates damage to its statemaintained roads and bridges, along with debris cleanup will top the two-million-dollar mark. Hardest hit was Southampton County with more than a million dollars in damaged roads. (See Page 10, October 20, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Household Chemical 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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