Aaron image smallSuccess Stories of York County: Aaron Lovejoy ... York County has always been known for its amazing stories of the past and the historic leaders that have walked its grounds. But what is York County doing for the future today? How are its current residents contributing positively to our society? Aaron Lovejoy is an example of what the youth of York County are accomplishing. He is working hard through using his education in archeology to uncover the voices of the past that have been lost and forgotten. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Lennox imageCooper Wages Media War Against Hometown News ... Small town news is a bit different from what you might find in big city papers. Murders, bank robberies and other violent crimes weren’t to be found in The Valley, but that didn’t mean the local newspaper, The Lennox Valley Hometown News, was short on breaking stories. The editor, Iris Long, just had to be a little more creative than her metro newspaper comrades in sniffing out front page news. (See Page 2, April 20, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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28 Virginia Projects Receive Nearly $370,000 for Agricultural Reseach ... The Virginia Agricultural Council (VAC) has awarded nearly $370,000 from the Virginia Agricultural Foundation Fund (VAFF) to 28 projects for agricultural research. Fund recipients received awards of up to $24,000 for projects. (See Page 2, April 20, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Finale imageConcert Series Finale Sunday in Gloucester ... Bethany UMC 1860 Hayes Road, Gloucester Point will present their "Rhythm by the River” season finale featuring esteemed pianist John Sheppard, on Sunday, April 23rd at 4:00. The concert is free and open to the public. (See Page 3, April 20, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
CobiaB imageCobia Bowl Featured Artist: Josh Jordan ... Captain Josh Jordan was born and raised in Poquoson, Virginia where the outdoors captured his attention at a very young age. His passion for hunting and fishing grew quickly. Some of his favorite memories of his childhood are of the time spent with his father duck hunting in the marshes and the times he spent fishing and crabbing with his grandfathers'. After graduating from Poquoson High School as a student in the Advanced Art Program, he received several scholarships for his artistic abilities. (See Page 5, April 20, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
NailsJ imageNails by Jaz and Freeda Opens in Poquoson ... The City of Poquoson is pleased to announce that a unique nail salon, Nails by Jaz and Freeda, has opened at 781 Poquoson Avenue. A ribbon cutting ceremony took place on Monday, April 11, 2017 at 4 pm with the family owner/operators Freeda, Eddie and Jasmine Latham. Freeda is the artist and creator of the famous Pink Camo design shared over a million times on social media. (See Page 5, April 20, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Public Service Announcement: Free Addiction Screenings ... Narconon reminds families that Fentanyl overdoses are at an all-time high and affecting all communities nationwide. Now, Fentanyl isn’t only in heroin. Learn more about where Fentanyl is being found and get your loved ones help if they are at risk. FREE ADDICTION SCREENINGS -- Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family. Call today for free screenings or referrals. (See Page 6, April 20, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
PHS Student Wins Scholarship ... Mariah Hanson has been a member of the PHS mixed ensemble, jazz choir and show choir, and was selected for district chorus for five years and all state chorus her senior year. She played roles in three different musicals during her high school years. (See Page 7, April 20, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Annual World War II Air Show Returns to Virginia Beach this May ... Virginia Beach skies will be alive with the sight of flying vintage aircraft for the Military Aviation Museum's Annual Warbirds Over the Beach Air Show, held Saturday, May 20, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, May 21, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Military Aviation Museum in Pungo. The weekend boasts a real 1940s atmosphere with entertainers, re-enactor encampments, a military flea market, hangar dance and more! (See Page 7, April 20, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
PMSS imagePMS Students Take the WHRO Great Computer Challenge ... On Saturday, April 1st, Poquoson Middle School students participated in the WHRO Great Computer Challenge at Old Dominion University. Students competed against other schools in the region in the categories of Web Design and Desktop Publishing. Our Web Design team won 2nd place and our Desktop Publishing team won 3rd place. They represented Poquoson Middle School with skill and enthusiasm. (See Page 7, April 20, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
SESL imageExchange Club of York Donates to SES Library ... On April 11, 2017, the Exchange Club of York donated $1000 to the Seaford Elementary School Library. On hand for the presentation were Assistant Principal Lisa Jalomo, Bill Townsley, President, then Marcy Singson, the Librarian, and Exchangite Paulette Wilson. Ms. Singson said, "I have it all spent in my head," and thanked the Exchange Club profusely, and Ms. Jalomo was equally pleased. (See Page 8, April 20, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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