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CWKC image smallColonial Williamsburg and Kiwanis Club of Williamsburg Partner for 59th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony ... Colonial Williamsburg and the Kiwanis Club of Williamsburg will cohost the 59th annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Market Square Thursday, Dec. 20 at 5 p.m. Guests and the community are invited to gather just before 5 p.m. outside the Courthouse on Duke of Gloucester Street where candles will be distributed to families by Kiwanis volunteers. The traditional ceremony is classic holiday stories, songs and lights. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
CDog imageLennox 65px imageLike Lot’s Wife, Walsh Frozen in Time ... As the eighth chorus of "Mighty is Our God” came to an end, Iris could hear Marvin Walsh verbally struggling at the door 20 feet behind her. (See Page 2, December 13, 2018 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
BBBP imageBBB Warns VA of Puppy Scams This Holiday Season ... VABBB serving Central Virginia is alerting consumers to be careful with where they are looking for their next fury family member this holiday season. (See Page 2, December 13, 2018 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Coping With Grief and Loss During the Holidays ... For anyone dealing with grief and the loss of a loved one, the holidays can be a particularly difficult time. Grieving has no timetable and memories of good times often remind us of our loss. (See Page 3, December 13, 2018 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
RWBoat image VLMVet imageLiving Museum Hires New Lead Veterinarian ... The Virginia Living Museum is pleased to announce Dr. Sarah Childers as Lead Veterinarian. Dr. Childers is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (See Page 5, December 13, 2018 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
I-64 Speed Limit to Increase In Hampton and Newport News ... Starting Wednesday night, December 12, new speed limit signs will be posted on I-64 east and west in the cities of Hampton and Newport News. The speed limit is being raised to 65 mph. (See Page 5, December 13, 2018 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
AG to Fight Against Robocalls ... Attorney General Mark R. Herring today announced he has joined a bipartisan group of 40 state attorneys general to stop or reduce annoying and dangerous robocalls. (See Page 6, December 13, 2018 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
AMW imageLocal Airmen Aid in Meals on Wheels ... York County Meals on Wheels would like to thank members of the 441st Vehicle Support Chain Operations Squadron from Langley Air Force Base for their efforts in volunteering with the organization. (See Page 7, December 13, 2018 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
FreeC imagePoquoson Residents Donate Free Christmas Items ... Every year at Christmas, Annette Firth of Poquoson works hard and gives her spare time to a great cause. Her "Lending a Hand Day" involves preparing free gifts and decorations for local residents in need. (See Page 7, December 13, 2018 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
STEMPE imageSTEM in PE at Poquoson Primary School ... Poquoson Primary’s teacher, Mrs. Deaver, posed the following to her first graders, "Nobody wants to chase around the pigs to get them back into the pig pen! How can you work with your teammates to solve the problem. (See Page 13, December 13, 2018 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Senior29Nov18 image smallSenior Center of York Announces December Activities ... A variety of educational and entertaining programs are being offered at the Senior Center of York in December. Participation is open to seniors age 55 or better and their spouses, regardless of age. To register for these activities, sign up in person at the Senior Center or call (757) 890-3444.  (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)

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