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MMPR Image SmallMariner’s Museum and Park Reveals Secrets of Rarely Seen Artifacts at Annual Event ... The Mariners' Museum and Park will allow visitors to get up close and personal with artifacts that have rarely, or possibly never, been seen by the public at the third annual Mariners' Gallery Crawl on Saturday, September 16. This is the Museum's premier fundraising event and is presented by TowneBank. For one night only, the public is invited to learn "The Secret Life of Objects" at the Museum. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Lennox imageAdvice for New Pastor - How Will Sarah Respond to News that the Baptists are Shooting Turkeys? ... It had been nine days since Rev. Sarah Hyden-Smith made her first appearance in the pulpit of Lennox Valley Methodist Church. Her schedule was filled with unpacking boxes, meeting with committees, preparing her first two sermons and other ministerial duties. (See Page 2, August 17, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Colonial Williamsburg Employees Arts and Crafts Show Coming ... Colonial Williamsburg Foundation employees, volunteers and retirees will once again combine their time and talents for their annual Fall Arts and Crafts Show Saturday, November 18 and Sunday, November 19 from 10am to 5pm. (See Page 3, August 17, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
PCheer ImagePoquoson Cheerleaders Fundraiser ... It is that autumn time of year again when Poquoson High School Competition Cheerleading is selling their annual discount cards to raise money for the team. Sydney Paul posted this information at 10:41 p.m. on Saturday, August 12th on Facebook. (See Page 3, August 17, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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RPier ImageRiverwalk Pier Closes for Routine Maintenance ... The main pier at Riverwalk Landing is scheduled to be closed August 15-17 for routine maintenance. Boaters will have access to the smaller pier. The Schooners Alliance and Serenity are docking at the smaller pier during main pier closure. If adverse weather occurs that prevents this routine maintenance, the closure could be rescheduled. (See Page 5, August 17, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Lucado ImageLucado Scholarship Committee Awards Three Scholarships ... This spring, the Dale Lucado Scholarship Committee awarded three Boys and Girls Club members with a $2,500 college scholarship. The members selected this year are Tamesha W., Peninsula Club; Jeremy S., Gloucester Club; and DeSean W., Pinedale Manor Club. (See Page 7, August 17, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Unusual Presidential Facts Quiz ... Where would we be without U.S. Presidents? Probably drinking tea at 4:00 p.m. and waving the British flag, as America won its independence under the military guidance of George Washington himself, all at a little place called Yorktown. The warm summer winds are winding down, so why not grab one more lemonade and your favorite pen and take another fun yet educational YTCPP quiz by JFH. (See Page 8, August 17, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Boys and Girls Clubs of Peninsula One Step Closer to Vision 2020 ... Every year, youth and teen members evaluate Boys and Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula (BGCVP) as part of a national outcomes survey initiative. This year’s results show remarkable improvement. (See Page 9, August 17, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Poquoson Schools Receive Distinguished Achievement Awards ... The Poquoson City Public Schools earned division recognition along with Poquoson Elementary, Poquoson High and Poquoson Primary by receiving the 2017 Board of Education Distinguished Achievement Award. This award recognizes divisions and schools for meeting all state and federal benchmarks. (See Page 9, August 17, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Poquoson Athlete Swims to Higher Level ... PHS Student, Morgan Miller swam at USA Futures Long Course Championships held in Geneva Ohio from August 3-6, 2017. Morgan made great strides and effort, which proved her swimming personal best times in 200 free, back, fly, IM; as well in the 100 fly. (See Page 9, August 17, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
PLNews ImageNews From Poquoson Public Library ... On Wednesday, August, Poquoson Public Library was the place to be for 135 participants as three outreach educators from the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center performed Andrew Clement's book "Big Al,” the story of a fish who desperately wants to make friends. Using puppets and fun interactive songs they highlighted how animals use various camouflage techniques. (See Page 11, August 17, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
VDOF ImageVDOF and USFS to Partner on Forest Improvement ... The USDA Forest Service and the Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) have signed a Good Neighbor Authority master agreement that provides a framework for cooperative efforts that enhance national forestlands and their watersheds. With this agreement, the two agencies will now partner to address some of the most pressing environmental concerns facing the national forestlands in Virginia. (See Page 11, August 17, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Senior 27jul17 smallSenior Center of York Announces August Events ... 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, 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 all county holidays. Reservations are required for all sessions and are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. To register, stop by the Center or call (757) 890-3444. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)


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