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York4 image smallYorktown July 4th Celebration Schedule Released ... The 37th annual Yorktown Fourth of July Celebration will be held on Monday, July 4. Activities taking place in Historic Yorktown will include: (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Pets 16jun16Registration Now Open for Ninth Annual Anthem LemonAid ... For local families, enjoying a sweet glass of lemonade this summer can be more than just a refreshing treat. For the ninth year in a row, hundreds of lemonade stands will pop up throughout Hampton Roads to raise money for an important local cause during Anthem LemonAid weekend this July. (See Page 3, June 23, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
The Bay School Community Arts Center Annouces New Executive Director ... WilliaThe Bay School Community Arts Center is proud to announce that Pamela Doss has accepted the position of Executive Director. Ms. Doss has extensive experience in the art world as a teacher, a curator, an administrator, and an artistic director. (See Page 5, June 23, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Senator Bryce Reeves Files FOIA Request to Governor McAuliffe ... Senator Bryce Reeves (RSpotsylvania) submitted a FOIA request for all communication between the Governor's Office and the Clinton Campaign. His statement on the matter is listed in this article. (See Page 6, June 23, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
JQuiz imageJune Quiz ... The Memorial Day weekend has come and gone and now sizzlin' summer is suddenly upon us. It is a time for cookouts and theme parks and family vacations. Of course it is also a time for traffic and humidity and mosquitoes larger than an opossum but hey that's life. So why not grab that first icy lemonade of the season and your favorite pen and take another fun yet educational Yorktown Crier / Poquoson Post quiz by John F. Hamilton. (See Page 6, June 23, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
JMU imageAwards imageJames Madison University Announces Local Graduates and Honors Graduates ... James Madison University is pleased to announce the following students who graduated during the May 6, 2016 commencement exercises. (See Page 8, June 23, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
GWCTA to Hold Chamber Challenge Golf Tournament August 8th ... The Greater Williamsburg Chamber and Tourism Alliance will be hosting the 15th Annual Chamber Challenge Golf Tournament at the Blue Heron Course at Ford’s Colony Country Club on Monday, August 8th, with registration at 8am and Tee off promptly at 9am.. (See Page 8, June 23, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Rotary imageYorktown Rotary Scholarships ... The Yorktown VA Rotary presented three graduating seniors with scholarships last week. The Yorktown Rotary offers a $1,500 scholarship to a graduating senior from York, Grafton, and Tabb High School each year. They choose one applicant from each high school based on their essay submission. (See Page 8, June 23, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Outdoor imageOutdoor Entertainment Made Easy ... The arrival of milder temperatures means dining al fresco, hosting neighborhood cookouts and enjoying intimate cocktail parties under the stars. When creating a backyard oasis to entertain family and friends this summer, it’s important for your space to be both inviting and able to withstand the wear and tear that goes hand-in-hand with warm-weather fun. (See Page 12, June 23, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Household Checmical Collections and Computer Recycling ... The 2016 schedule of Household Chemical Collections and Computer Recycling. These events provide environmentally safe disposal to the residents of Williamsburg, James City County, York County, Hampton and Poquoson. The events are only for residents of the above listed communities; proof of residency may be required. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
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