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Senior image smallSenior Center of York Announces September Activities and Events ... A variety of educational and entertaining programs are being offered at the Senior Center of York. 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?)
Blue imageBlue Sunday ... We went offshore with Dr. John Graves to target white marlin. He has a bunch of pop-up satellite tags to deploy. We failed miserably. We only saw two whites and did not get either of them. We did have a good bycatch though. We spent Saturday night at the Norfolk Canyon trolling for bigeye tuna. We had two bites. One was on a teaser. The other ate the right bait. Preston Sparrer fought the fish stand-up with belt and harness. It weighed in at 188 pounds. (See Page 2, September 3, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Virginia Country Fair Schedule ... Celebrate agricultural heritage and the rural life as you watch tractors pull, pigs race and chickens parade around at Virginia's affordable family fun spots - county fairs! CHeck our listing from all over Virginia. (See Page 6, September 3, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Beer imageCraft Beer Movement Intoxicates Virginia ... The announcement of the incoming Oozlefinch Craft Brewery in Fort Monroe prompts the question, does Virginia really need more craft breweries? It would appear that the answer is yes. We can’t seem to get enough of them. According to Peter Ballou, owner of BrewHaHa Comedy Tours LLC, this is nothing but good news for our communities. "Microbreweries are the fastest growing small business exploding across the U.S. right now,” he said. (See Page 6, September 3, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Williamsburg Farmer’s Market Schedule ... Market is located at 402 W. Duke of Gloucester St. in Merchants Square. Date is Saturday, September 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Vendors at the Williamsburg Farmers Market will have lots of produce, fruit, flowers, eggs, artisan chocolate, cheese, honey, baked goods, peanuts and handmade soaps and so much more! Orion will be performing live music from 9:00 am until 11:00 am. Berret's Seafood Restaurant and Taphouse Grill will be at the Chefs Tent with demonstrations at 9:30 am and 10:30 am. (See Page 7, September 3, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
York County Offices to Close for Labor Day ... Many York County government offices and courts will be closed for the Labor Day holiday Monday, September 7. The York County/Poquoson office of Virginia Cooperative Extension will be open. There will be no curbside garbage collection on Labor Day. Those who usually receive collection on Monday will be postponed until Tuesday, Tuesday’s collection will be moved to Wednesday, etc., for the remainder of the week. Recycling collection will not be affected by the holiday. (See Page 8, August 27, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Sale imageMaster Gardeners Plant Sale ... The York County/Poquoson Extension Master Gardeners will hold a plant sale at the learning garden in Poquoson on Saturday, September 26, from 8 a.m. to noon. The Learning Garden is located beside the Poquoson Museum at 968 Poquoson Avenue. Annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees will be for sale at the Learning Garden Plant Sale. This event is sponsored by Virginia Cooperative Extension. For more information, call the Extension Office at 890-4940.. (See Page 8, September 3, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Quiz imageLabor Day Weekend Quiz ... Ah, Labor Day. That most bittersweet of holidays that demarcates the end of summer but trumpets the beginning of crisp Autumn days and beautiful foliage. It is the time when students return to school and when many end their vacations and rededicate themselves to their jobs. So before the final fleeting firefly has dazzled you why not grab a pen and the last ice cold lemonade of the summer and take another fun yet educational Yorktown Crier / Poquoson Post quiz by John Franklin Hamilton. (See Page 9, September 3, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program ... The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program is a year-long innovative lifestyle modification program that help adults with prediabetes reduce their risk for developing type 2 diabetes. This program is supported by the Center of Disease Center and is an evidence-based program. Having prediabetes means a person has elevated blood glucose levels that are not high enough for a diabetes diagnosis. People are not only at risk for developing type 2 diabetes, but also cardiovascular disease and other chronic conditions. (See Page 10, September 3, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
All Paws on Deck for the 9th Annual Paws for a Cause Dog Walk and Festival ... Calling all animal lovers! Registrations are now open for the 9th Annual Paws for a Cause Dog Walk and Festival, Sunday, September 20, 2015 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Mariner’s Museum Park (Warwick Lot – across from Warwick High School). This annual event draws nearly 2,000 people each year with a fundraising dog walk that benefits the animals of the Peninsula SPCA, in addition to demonstrations, vendors, food and beverages, children’s activities and more! (See Page 11, September 3 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
PCPS Schedules "Child Find” ... Poquoson City Schools has scheduled Child Find 2015 for Thursday, September 17, 2015, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 1294 Poquoson Avenue, Poquoson, VA. The free developmental check for children under the age of 5 years will run from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Child Find is an effort to identify children who may be experiencing developmental delays and need educational, social, or medical attention at an early age. (See Page 11, September 3, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Skate imageYork County Roller Skating Program Resumes Friday September 11 ... Friday night roller skating fun returns to York County for the new school year beginning Friday, September 11. The popular "Skate, Rattle and Roll” program will again be held in the Dare Elementary School Gymnasium at 300 Dare Road. This year kicks off with a "Back to School Neon Skate.” Each week the Family and Elementary School Session will run from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. This session is open to children in grades K-5 and their parents. Older children may also participate if they are attending with a family. The Middle School Session is held from 9 to 11 p.m. for young people in grades 6- 8. The doors will open 10 minutes before the beginning of each scheduled session. (See Page 15, September 3, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Events image1 smallEvents image2 smallHistoric Yorktown Summer Events Continue ... Historic Yorktown is the place to be for popular events this summer including Yorktown Market Days, Celebrate Yorktown Committee Summer Concert Series and the annual Military Band Concert Series. (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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