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Mosquito image smallIt is Mosquito Awareness Week in York County | Tire Amnesty Event This Saturday ... York County Mosquito Control conducts year round mosquito abatement to eliminate breeding grounds and prepare for the heavy mosquito season that begins each spring. High amounts of rainfall this year has made this season’s mosquito population very high. While York County’s Mosquito Control is active inspecting standing water, dispensing larvicide, and depositing mosquito fish into ponds, Betsy Hodson, Mosquito Operations Superintendent, advises citizens that they can help fight the bite, by just dumping out standing water. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Lennox imageThe Prettiest Girl in Lennox Valley ... Mary Ann Tinkersley was the prettiest girl in all of Lennox Valley during my teenage years, and truth be told, she was the primary reason for the drop in my algebra scores between the winter and spring semesters of 1998. My mother made me spend at least 60 minutes each night studying algebra. What she didn’t understand was that Mary Ann sat one row to my left and one seat ahead of me in class, and no amount of studying was going to make up for the confusion she stirred in my brain cells each day from 1:15 to 2:05. (See Page 2, June 22, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
ReadP imagePoquoson Public Library’s Summer Reading Program ... All ages are welcome to join the Poquoson Public Library as we cement your love of reading during our Reading by Design Summer Reading Program! Once you’ve read your first book of the summer, log your books either at the library or on our website and receive exciting rewards for your reading! Our blueprint for summer will include lots of fun activities, so mark your calendars with these dates for summer fun! (See Page 3, June 22, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
CarCHKD image4th of July Car Show to Benefit CHKD ... July 4 Classic Cruisers Car Club 4th of July Show, Shorty's Diner, 627 Merrimac Trail, Williamsburg, VA 23185, Tuesday July 4, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Open to all years/makes/models . $10 register vehicle, spectators welcome and free. Top 40 Awards. Benefits Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters (CHKD). (See Page 3, June 22, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Colonial Williamsburg 4th Dining Events ... This Fourth of July, Colonial Williamsburg will host several distinct dining events in celebration of our nation's birthday to complement activities culminating in "The Lights of Freedom" fireworks show. (See Page 3, June 22, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
UnionB imageUnion Brother Detroit Style Pizza Celebrates Reopening ... Union Brothers Detroit Style Pizza, 2960 Hampton Highway, Yorktown, VA, celebrated a grand opening under new management on June 10, 2017. Union Brothers is a family-run business that believes in supporting families within the community. Stop by for delicious Detroit-style pizza. (See Page 5, June 22, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Universities Announce Graduates and Dean's Lists That Include Local Students ... James Madison University and the University of Alabama have announced lists of graduates that are from our area. Also, the College of William and Mary has announced local students who are included in the Spring Semester Dean's List. (See Page 7, June 22, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Presidential Mix and Match Puzzle ... Ah, presidential middle names. Where we would be without them? Probably in the same place, because nobody really knows them anyway. However, let us remain undaunted and try to solve this riddle anyway. So why not grab an ice cold drink and your favorite pen and try this YTCPP Mix and Match by JFH. (See Page 8, June 22, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
CSLCut imageCommonwealth Senior Living Cuts the Ribbon ... Commonwealth Senior Living at Williamsburg, 236 Commons Way, Williamsburg, Virginia, an all-inclusive senior living community, celebrated a $3.5 million renovation with the grand re-opening of its 130,000 square foot facility. Offered for adults 55 and over are private apartments, assisted living and memory care. (See Page 8, June 22, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
PKAward imagePoquoson Kiwanis Awards Scholarships ... The Kiwanis Club of Poquoson presented $6,000 in Kiwanis scholarships to deserving members of our community. In addition, the club's President Phil Tawney recognized Drew Barden as the club's Teenager of the Year. Drew had earlier been presented with a $1000 scholarship at a club meeting. Scholarship winners are Evangelina Maurakis, Caroline Smith, Allison Joyner, Madison Young, and Lauren Moore. (See Page 8, June 22, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
POPu imageEveryone Loves Popcorn, Take this Popular Snack to the Next Level This Summer ... From casual gatherings with friends to outdoor athletic activities and leisurely time at home, all of the best summer pastimes have one thing in common: tasty snacks make them more enjoyable. Light, airy and fresh popcorn is a perfect summer snack. It’s naturally low in fat and calories, non-GMO and gluten free – all the makings of an ideal guilt-free treat (See Page 9, June 22, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
SoundsS imageThe Sounds of Summer are Coming to Yorktown ... York County announces the 2017 Yorktown "Sounds of Summer” concert series (formerly known as "Shagging on the Riverwalk”), Thursday nights in June and July at Riverwalk Landing in Historic Yorktown. Concert times are 7 to 9:30 p.m. "This popular concert series has been a favorite of visitors and locals for the past 11 years. And we have plenty of beach music on the schedule,” said Kristi Olsen-Hayes, Tourism Development Manager for York County. (See Page 3, May 18, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
JulyVLM imageJuly Events at The Virginia Living Museum ... Events at the Virginia Living Museum for the month of July will include an Amphitheater Show titled "Is My Sandwich a Dinosaur?", a Naturally Speaking Family Series event titled "Seahorses in the Bay",Story Time, Shark Day, and several Planetarium shows. THE EVENT of the month will be the Independence Day Laser Show: Spirit of America on July 4th. See you there. (See Page 3, June 8, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)


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