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Seafood imageSeptember 28th, 27th Annual Poquoson Seafood Festival Workboat Race ... This year's annual Chesapeake Bay Style Workboat race has been expanded with an invitation to over 200 boats and ~10,000 dollars will be awarded to participating boats in 13 different categories. An additional $200 will be provided as a fuel reimbursement for all Chesapeake Bay Deadrise vessels over 30 feet in length. Activities will begin at 1PM on Back River and shore based activities at Messick Point Poquoson, Virginia. (See Page 2, July 24, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Engage imageEngagement Announcement ... Rodney and Crystal Boyd of Yorktown are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Brooke Boyd to Jimmie Earl Creekmore III, son of Jimmie and Danielle Creekmore of Williamsburg. Amanda is a 2010 York High graduate and employed by Eddie Bauer and Riverwalk. Jimmie is also from York High and is employed by O'Reilly Auto Parts in management. (See Page 3, July 24, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Kappa imageKappa Alpha Theta Supports Colonial CASA ... The Kappa Alpha Theta chapter of William and Mary show continued support of Colonial CASA throughout the year by completing internships, volunteering, and sponsoring annual fundraising events. This year, the energetic chapter raised $4,000 for Colonial CASA. Colonial CASA would like to express its most sincere gratitude to the young women of the Beta Lamda Chapter of William and Mary. The lives of abused and neglected children in our community have a voice because of you. Thank you! (See Page 4, July 24, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Curb Appeal in a Day ... Never underestimate the power of curb appeal. The front of the house is where first impressions are made. The way your house looks from the street - attractively landscaped and well-maintained - can add thousands to its value as well. Take your home from woah to wow, with these quick and easy projects that add an almost instant appeal. (See Page 4, July 24, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
GetAlongs imageThe "Get Alongs" Donation ... The "Get Alongs Golf Group", three guys who just thoroughly enjoy the game of golf, made a donation to the York County Meals on Wheels at a recent board meeting. (See Page 4, July 24, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program Meeting Set ... A Tidewater Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program orientation will be hosted at the Poquoson Library (500 City Hall Avenue) on July 31st at 7:00 PM in the large meeting room for any rising high school senior girls living in the Tidewater area. (Home schooled students are welcome!) There will be applications available and a question and answer session about the scholarship program. (See Page 4, July 24, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?
Marine imageMarine Corps Garrison Reunion Visits Yorktown ... More than 50 members of the Marine Corps Garrison Reunion visited Naval Weapons Station (WPNSTA) Yorktown, July 20, for a base tour and visit to the 2nd Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team (FAST), Bravo Company. These Marines were once part of the garrison assigned to WPNSTA Yorktown as the base security force. Most of the Marines in the reunion group served at WPNSTA Yorktown in the 60's, 70's and 80's but the oldest Marine in the group was stationed here from 1946-1948. (See Page 7, July 24, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Pet image 24jul14Crier-Post Pet of the Week! ... Bruce Springsteen Krause hails from Newport News and lives with his owners Kaelyn and Geoff, and brother Merlin. Bruce is a parti- cocker spaniel meaning he has all three colors of a regular Cocker Spaniel. He enjoys swimming at his Grammy's house, listening to his namesake while his Mama bakes, rolling in dirt (especially after he has just been groomed), and being around anyone who shows him affection. He was rescued from the Peninsula SPCA five years ago and is an amazingly loving little Bear. (See Page 7, July 24, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Command imageJoint Task Force Civil Support Change of Command ... U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Jeff W. Mathis III relinquished command of Joint Task Force Civil Support to U.S. Army Maj. Gen. William F. Roy during a change of command ceremony at Seay Plaza here July 15. Mathis, a Texas native, assumed command in July 2012 and leaves JTF-CS after two years at the helm. The ceremony's presiding official, U.S. Army Gen. Charles H. Jacoby, Jr., commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, praised Mathis' leadership as essential to the joint task force's ability to plan and respond rapidly during U.S. assistance to a man-made or natural disaster. (See Page 10, July 24, 2014 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Senior Center of York Announces July Events ... A variety of educational and entertaining programs are being offered at the Senior Center of York in July. 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 (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)


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