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BGWH image smallBusch Gardens Williamsburg Hints at New Roller Coaster ... On Busch Gardens Williamsburg’s Member Preview Day, the park hinted at an all but confirmed new addition to the park for the 2020 Season: a brand-new roller coaster. While the project has been dubbed by park fans as "Project Madrid,” the park has termed it "Project 2020,” with little information release otherwise. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
IEYork imageLennox 65px imageBattle of the Sexes. Good Folks Get Serious Over Song Poll ... In a small town like Lennox Valley, residents find entertainment in ways that would seem foreign to someone growing up in the big city. Sure, we had clubs, like the Auburn Hat Society, and church-related events, but our entertainment wasn’t limited to these activities. (See Page 2, March 21, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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Free Native Plant Forum and Inspiring Documentary ... Please join the York County Beautification Committee at the Grafton Middle School KIVA on April 6, 2019 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM to learn how you can bring beautiful butterflies, bees and other important pollinators and birds to your yard! We will explore the world of plants that are native to Hampton Roads. (See Page 3, March 21, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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Chesapeake Bay and Western Open House March 23 and 24 ... The local Chesapeake Bay and Western Model Railroaders Club will host a Winter Open House on Sat. March 23rd from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. and on Sunday March 24th from noon to 4 p.m. FREE Admission and event is Family friendly! The Chesapeake Bay and Western Model Railroad is the largest HO scale model railroad in Virginia. (See Page 3, March 21, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
CrinerA imageCriner Remodeling Receives Award ... Criner Remodeling, a residential remodeling contractor serving the Peninsula for 42 years, has received the 2019 Guildmaster Award with Highest Distinction for demonstrating exceptional customer service. Criner Remodeling is the only remodeling company in Hampton Roads to receive the Guildmaster with Highest Distinction Award for 9 years in a row. (See Page 6, March 21, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Bridge Replacement to Begin on Denbigh Boulevard ... Starting the week of March 18, construction crews are set to begin on a project to replace the bridge that carries Denbigh Boulevard (Route 173) over Interstate 64 and the CSX railroad in Newport News. Originally built in 1965, the existing Denbigh Boulevard Bridge, located between Warwick Boulevard and Jefferson Avenue, will be demolished and replaced with a new bridge that meets current design standards. (See Page 8, March 21, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
AProm imagePoquoson Kiwanis Sends Support to After Prom ... The Kiwanis club of Poquoson President Dr. Jean Eddy today presented a check for $250.00 to Petra Palmertree of Poquoson High School After Prom Project. The PHS After Prom party has been a success and for 27 years PHS has had no after prom automobile injuries. Virginia's Department of Education in cooperation with the Virginia State Police Association has been supporting after-prom safe activities since 1988. (See Page 8, March 21, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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