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34th Annual Poquoson Seafood Festival Scheduled for October 17-19, 2014 ... The City of Poquoson presents the 34th Annual Poquoson Seafood Festival October 17-19, 2014 in Poquoson Municipal Park, 830 Poquoson Avenue, Poquoson, VA 23662. The Festival honors the Working Watermen of the Chesapeake Bay and the rich coastal heritage of Poquoson. It includes musical entertainment, juried arts & crafts show, dozens of food vendors, children's area, and coastal kick-off events including the Fishing Tournament with weigh-in and Weigh-in Party at Messick Point on September 27th, a Work Boat Race at Messick Point on September 28th and a 5K Run/2 Mile Walk on October 4th. The events are all family-oriented and offer something for everyone. Holding with its rich tradition, the Festival will feature outstanding Regional and Local musical entertainment on our Municipal Stage sponsored by Ferguson Center for the Arts. (See Page 2, August 28, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Pip image"Pip" Delivers School Supplies ... Poquoson Elementary School families and students were fortunate to receive donations of school supplies and backpacks from the James River Grounds Management Group. Accompanying members of the group was their mascot, "Pip," who distributed the supplies to the students who were attending the school's Open House. (See Page 3, Sept 4, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Veterans Corner ... The various interests of Virginia's veterans are represented by a Governor appointed Joint Leadership Council (JLC) of Veterans Services Organizations. The Council is comprised of representatives from 24 veteran service organizations (VSO). This Council combines the interest of the over 840,000 veterans in Virginia to one voice. In support of the Virginia Department of Veteran Affairs, the JLC provides direct input to the Governor and General Assembly for annual budget items and legislation to further the interests of veterans and their families in Virginia. (See Page 3, Sept 4, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Softball imageSoftball Tournament Runner-Ups ... The Providence United Methodist Church coed softball team finished the season as the York County Church League champions and runner up in the end of season tournament.(Chestnut Memorial United Methodist Church, Newport News, was tournament champion.) (See Page 4, Sept 4, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Jamestown Settlement, Yorktown Victory Center Offer "Homeschool Program Days" September 6-21 ... As the traditional school year gets underway, homeschool families can enjoy history lessons at Jamestown Settlement, a museum of 17th-century Virginia, and the Yorktown Victory Center, a museum of the American Revolution, with special admission and hands-on programs and family tours available September 6-21. The two museums are administered by the Jamestown- Yorktown Foundation, an agency of the Commonwealth of Virginia. (See Page 12, Sept 4, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Abingdon Ruritan Club Fall 2014 Seafood Festival ... Tickets for the next Abingdon Ruritan Club Seafood Festival, on October 15, 2014 are going fast and the September 27th deadline for purchasing tickets is quickly approaching. Tickets will not be sold after that date nor sold at the gate. The price of the ticket includes all-you-can eat seafood, beverages (alcoholic and nonalcoholic), a live band and free convenient parking. Tickets are $50 each. The location of this fund-raising festival is the Abingdon Ruritan Club's fair grounds in Bena which is in Gloucester County just across the York River from Yorktown. (See Page 5, August 28, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?
Skate Rattle and Roll ... Friday night roller skating fun returns to York County for the new school year with the popular "Skate, Rattle and Roll" program in the Dare Elementary School Gymnasium at 300 Dare Road. This year kicks off with a "Back to School Neon Skate" on Fri., Sept. 5. Each week the Family & Elementary School Session runs from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. and is open to children in grades K-5 and their parents. Older children may also participate if attending with a family. (See Page 14, Sept 4, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Band imageYork Falcon Band ... The York High School Marching Band, under the direction of Mr. Richard Purvis, is prepared for the 2014 marching season. (See Page 14, Sept 4, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)

 





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