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MVES imageMVES STEAM Club Build Greenhouse ... The Mt. Vernon Elementary School (MVES) STEAM Club students designed and constructed a greenhouse made from clear CD cases. They will be putting it in the Monarch Butterfly Garden as a way to "leave their legacy" for future engineers at Mt. Vernon. (See Page 3, June 18, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Minter imageMinter Inducted into Hall of Fame ... York County School Board Member Page Minter was inducted into the Virginia Career and Technical Education Hall of Fame on June 11. This award honors government and education agency staff, business members, and elected officials. Past inductees include Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine. Mr. Minter has served as the District 4 representative on the York County School Board since 1996. (See Page 3, June 18, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Pierre imageGraduation Announcement - Jeremy St. Pierre ... Dudley and Melissa St. Pierre, Jr. of Seaford, are proud to announce that their son, Jeremy, received his Juris Doctorate from the Charlotte School of Law, on May 16, 2015. Jeremy received a Bachelor's degree in Business and Economics from West Virginia University in 2011. Jeremy looks forward to his future as a corporate lawyer in North Carolina. (See Page 3, June 18, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Race Results - 2nd Annual Gallopond Gallop Twilight 5K Trail Run ... This article provides the award winners/full results for the 2nd Annual Gallopond Gallop 5K held on Friday evening, June 12, 2015. The race course was mostly cross country on groomed trails around Gallopond Lane in Gloucester. It is one of the most challenging 5K courses in the area. (See Page 5, June 18, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Club imageYork Ruritan Club Speaker for June 2015 ... Camille Perry, a junior at York High School, spoke at the regular York Ruritan Club meeting on Monday evening, June 15th. Miss Perry, the daughter of Thomas and Minouche Perry, told the story of her participation in her overseas journey to Port Vendres, France, as part of Sister Cities program between Yorktown and this French port. She was one of ten students who participated. One key area benefitting the traveling students, she said, was to be immersed in the culture. (See Page 5, June 18, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
NASCAR Teen Pumps Her B.R.A.K.E.S. ... Macy Causey has been selected to be a spokesperson for Put On The B.R.A.K.E.S. Inc. founded by NHRA drag racing star Doug Herbert. The logo and website for Put On The Brakes Inc. will be featured on Macy's race car and she will be speaking at schools, community centers, and driving schools to raise awareness and support for their mission along the east coast. (See Page 5, June 181, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
CASA imageNew Town Dental Presents Check to CASA ... Dr. Sebastiana Springmann and her New Town Dental Arts staff presented a check recently to Colonial CASA in support of Child Abuse Awareness month. Through their Do Something Blue office campaign, Dr. Springmann’s office raises money for their donation and also helps to spread the awareness of child abuse and its prevention. (See Page 5, June 18, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Graduation Announcement ... Emily E. Grieb from Yorktown graduated from Christopher Newport University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication May 2014. Anna E. Grieb graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a Master’s Degree in Social Work May 2014. They are daughters of David and Elizabeth Grieb. (See Page 6, June 18, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Announce imageAnniversary Announcement ... Sarah M. Hilbert and Brian T. Grieb were married the 25th of May, 2013 at St. Veronica Catholic Church in Chantilly, VA. they now reside in Naples, Florida. Happy 2nd Anniversary! (See Page 6, June 18, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Golf imageCelebrate Dad with Grilling and Golf ... Day, skip the tacky tie and give dad something he truly wants – quality time with the kids who gave him such an honorable title. Plan an intimate family gathering with all his favorite foods and a few special touches that reflect his other passions in life, such as golf. Let dad savor some grilled goodness (and a healthy dose of antioxidants) with colorful fruit and veggie kabobs. (See Page 7, June 18, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Curtis imageCurtis and Margaret Overman Celebrate Their 50th Wedding Anniversary ... Curtis and Margaret Overman of Poquoson are celebrating their 50th anniversary on June 26th, 2015. They met while attending the College of William and Mary and after graduating were married in Christ Episcopal Church, Winchester, Virginia. They are the parents of two sons, G. Curtis Overman III and his wife Anne of Mechanicsville, Virginia and Bryan D. Overman and his wife Olivia of Fairfax Station, Virginia. (See Page 8, June 18, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Father’s Day Quiz ... Father's Day. It is that special time of year to remember that man who often worked or works so hard for so little fame or reward. It's like a sauna outside so why not grab an ice cold soda and find a little relaxation time to take another fun yet educational Yorktown Crier / Poquoson Post quiz by John Franklin Hamilton. (See Page 12, June 18, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
4th imageYorktown 4th of July Schedule Released ... The 36th annual Yorktown Fourth of July Celebration will be held on Saturday, July 4. Activities taking place in Historic Yorktown will include the Yorktown Independence Day Run and Walk, a parade on Water Street, the Sounds of Liberty Bell Ringing Ceremony, the US Army TRADOC Band and fireworks. For additional event information, please visit www.visityorktown.org or call York County Parks, Recreation and Tourism at 757-890- 3500. (See Page 5, June 11, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Dress image smallJune Programs at Jamestown Settlement, Yorktown Victory Center Delve into Dress of Colonial Virginia ... Clothing, from single thread to whole garment, will be the focus of interpretive programs June 1-30 during "Fashion in Colonial Virginia" at Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center living-history museums. The month's activities will culminate in "A Stitch in Time" period fashion show June 27 and 28 at Jamestown Settlement. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Events image smallHistoric Yorktown Summer Events ... Summer is here! Included in this article is a great list of upcoming events, programs and activities in Historic Yorktown. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Senior Center of York Announces June Activities and Events ... A variety of educational and entertaining programs are being offered at the Senior Center of York in March. Participation is open to seniors age 55 or better and their spouses, regardless of age. The center is located in the Washington Square Shopping Center at 5314 George Washington Memorial Highway (Rt. 17), and is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The center is closed on all county holidays. Reservations are required for all sessions and are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. To register, visit the center or call 890-3444. For more information, please visit www.yorkcounty.gov/CountyGovernment/ CommunityServices. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Household Chemical Collections and Electronics Recycling - 2015 Schedule. ... The Yorktown Crier | Poquoson Post brings you the complete schedule for Household Chemical Collections and Electronics Recycling in 2015. These events are only for residents of Williamsburg, James City County, York County, Hampton and Poquoson. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)

 





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