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Senior Center of York Announces November Events ... A variety of educational and entertaining programs are being offered at the Senior Center of York in November. 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 (Rte. 17), and is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The 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 890-3444. For more information, please visit www.yorkcounty.gov/CountyGovernment/CommunityServices. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Greene imageMs. Emily Greene Receives 2014 Melissa Laser Fish Habitat Conservation Award ... Ms. Emily Greene was presented the 2014 Melissa Laser Fish Habitat Conservation Award by the Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership (ACFHP) for her exemplary work in furthering the conservation, protection, restoration, and enhancement of habitat for native Atlantic coastal, estuarine- dependent, and diadromous fishes. The award was presented at the 7th National Summit onCoastal and Estuarine Restoration in National Harbor, Maryland on Wednesday, November 5th. (See Page 2, Nov 13, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Storage imageHonoring Mrs. Virginia Storage ... Sunday, November 9, Charles Parish Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, and Moore House Society (MHS), Children of the American Revolution planted a pink dogwood tree at Poquoson City Hall in honor of Mrs. Virginia Storage, Virginia State Regent, DAR. (See Page 3, Nov 13, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
NASA imageNASA Skywatchers at New Quarter Park Nov. 29 ... The public is invited to join members of the NASA /Langley Skywatchers Astronomy Club when club members explore the night sky at New Quarter Park on Saturday, November 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. The program is offered free of charge and participants will have the opportunity to view the moon, Mars, the Andromeda Galaxy, and other celestial objects through the astronomers' telescopes. Early birds are welcome to arrive at 5:30 p.m. to talk to the astronomers while they set up. After entering the park gate, participants should look for the nearby designated parking area in the field on the right. (See Page 3, Nov 13, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Books imageYorktown Bookshop Opens ... Owner David Torres- Laboy cut a ceremonial ribbon at the grand opening of his new bookstore at 328 Water Street (Riverwalk Landing former Claire Murray store). The bookshop sells high quality used books and plans to host book clubs, home schoolers, local authors and other local activities. (See Page 5, Nov 13, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Yorktown Juried Art Show Call for Artists ... The Yorktown Foundation, York County, and the "Art at the River" Committee are pleased to announce the Call for Artists for "Art at the River," a Juried Art Show scheduled for Sunday, May 3, 2015, at Riverwalk Landing in historic Yorktown, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Artists are invited to submit their work to participate in Yorktown's 2nd annual "Art at the River"event. Applications must be submitted by January 30 for juror consideration. The application fee is $30.00. The application and information can be found at www.artattheriver.com. (See Page 7, Nov 13, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Project imagePoquoson Primary Students Making Ice Cream Project ... Students in Mrs. Barton's class recently read the How to Book "Making Ice Cream". They followed up with a hands on project...making vanilla ice cream! (See Page 7, Nov 13, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Hockey imageYMS Field Hockey Raises $1700 for the American Cancer Society ... The Yorktown Middle School Field Hockey team played its 5th annual Stick it to Cancer game on Tuesday, October 14th. The YMS falcons played the Walsingham Trojans and won the game 3-0. Both teams contributed to the fundraising effort for the American Cancer Society. This collaborative venture of both teams helped to raise $1,700 for the American Cancer Society. Over the past 5 years the YMS Stick it to Cancer games have raised over $7,000 in support of the American Cancer Society! (See Page 10, Nov 13, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Tabb Girls Basketball Starts Practice with New Leadership ... As High School Basketball practices kicks off on Monday the Tabb High Girls Basketball program will be under new leadership, as Jason Clarke takes over the Tiger program. Jason served as the Varsity assistant for four seasons and head Junior Varsity coach for 3 of those seasons, he is currently the middle school basketball coach at Tabb. Prior to Tabb basketball, Jason was a collegiate assistant for 7 years at the DI and DII levels. (See Page 10, Nov 13, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Champs imageTrue Champs! ... This is a photo of the undefeated (10-0) Poquoson Rowdies, U-11 league. Fall 2014 Soccer. 1st row kneeling, left to right: Shawn, Ariel, Olivia, Kylie, Will, Bethany 2nd row standing, left to right: Riley, Kenny, Samantha, Wyatt, Michael - with Coach David McDaniel (See Page 10, Nov 13, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Haiti imageThe Run/Walk with the Son for Haiti 5K ... The Run/Walk with the Son for Haiti 5K will be held Dec. 6, 2014 at 8:30 at St. Kateri Church at 3800 Big Bethel Rd. Tabb. Registration is from 7:30-8:15 on race day, or register online at www.stkaterirun.com. The race will start at the church and run through the Running Man subdivision. Each runner will receive a technical race shirt and a free raffle ticket for many gifts including art, gym memberships, and various area gift certificates. There will also be silent auctions for bidding. (See Page 7, Nov 13, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)

 





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