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Aug 24, 2016
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Tobacco image smallYorktown Youth Advocate Meets with Members of Congress About Protecting Kids From Tobacco ... A local high school student met with U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (DVA) and U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) last week to discuss the need for strong action to protect kids from newer tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes and flavored cigars that have become popular with kids. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
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Penn image1 smallPenn image2 smallPenn image3 smallPenn image4 smallFour Peninsula High School Graduates Honored Before Attending Penn State ... The Hampton Roads Penn State Alumni Club recently honored four local high school graduates, as they were preparing to become rising freshmen at the Central Pennsylvania, university. The club’s annual event, held at Lafayette Park, gave these new students an opportunity to learn about college life from a cross-section of PSU alumni spanning several decades. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Bishop ad apr15Fish News | Tide Chart ... With the White Marin Open finishing up, billfish are on many anglers’ minds and the billfish are cooperating. White marlin are around in very good numbers indicating that we mayFI1 18aug16 smallhave one of those epic Septembers. Good numbers of blue marlin, sailfish and some spearfish are being caught. Swordfish have been available for those targeting them and a few have been caught by those that are not. A swordfish on the troll is always a pleasant surprise. There are some yellowfin tuna around and some impressive bigeyes are being caught in the canyons. Dolphin are plentiful but you do not need to run out to the canyons to catch them. (Read Full Article) (Get the Tide Chart) (Have a Comment?)
Golf imageJust so you know 18aug16Golden Horseshoe Golf Club Green Course Marks 25th Anniversary with $25 Public Play for Hampton Roads Residents ... Colonial Williamsburg’s Golden Horseshoe Golf Club Green Course celebrates its silver anniversary by opening to the public for $25 rounds during its 25th Anniversary Community Week starting Aug. 22 and culminating in a 25th Anniversary Community Golf Event Friday, Aug. 26. (See Page 3, August 18, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Local Schools Announce Honor Rolls ... York River Academy has released their Third Quarter Honor Roll; York High School has released their Third Quarter Honors List; and, Poquoson Elementary School has released their Fourth Quarter A-B Honor Roll. (See Page 4, August 18, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
African imageThe American Evolution™: African Arrival Day, August 20th ... On Aug. 20, 2016, the Commonwealth of Virginia will officially launch the commemoration of key events in 1619 that helped shape America’s founding. "The year 1619 is a landmark for the United States and especially for Virginia. Three cultures (American Indian, English and African) began forging the seeds of democracy, diversity and opportunity,” said 2019 Commemoration co-chair, Senator Thomas K. Norment, Jr. (See Page 5, August 18, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
TSA imageNewport News DMV Now Offers TSA Pre✓® ... Virginians can now conveniently apply for TSA Pre✓® and Transportation Worker Identification Credentials at the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles’ (DMV) Newport News Customer Service Center, 12730 Patrick Henry Drive. State and local officials joined DMV Commissioner Richard D. Holcomb for the grand opening of DMV’s second Transportation Security Administration (TSA) enrollment services office Monday, August 15. (See Page 5, August 18, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
OQuiz imageOlympic Quiz ... Ah, the Summer Olympics. That time of year when we celebrate athletes who train every day for four years by sitting on our couches for 17 days and eating chips and dip. It is a time for gyrating gymnasts and splashing swimmers and racing runners. It is a time for national anthems and tears and broken dreams. The sweltering Virginia humidity will not go away so why not grab another frosty root beer and a microwaved dinner and try another fun yet educational YTCPP quiz by JFH. (See Page 8, August 18, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?
Samantha imageYorktown Girl Scout Samantha Lazarus Earns Gold Award ... Samantha Lazarus, daughter of Nancy and Steven Lazarus of Yorktown, has earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest honor and achievement a girl can earn in Girl Scouting. Samantha is a 2016 graduate of Grafton High School and will be attending James Madison University in the fall to study nursing. (See Page 9, August 18, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Concert imageVirginia Symphony to Perform 20th Annual Concert at Riverwalk Landing ... The Virginia Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Benjamin Rous, returns to Yorktown at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 3, for its 20th annual outdoor concert. This year’s concert will be held at Riverwalk Landing on Water Street in historic Yorktown. (See Page 10, August 18, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)

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