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Students image smallFour Students Recognized as York County Outstanding Youth Award Recipients ... At the May 19 meeting of the Board of Supervisors, four York County high school students were presented with 2015 Outstanding Youth Awards. The Outstanding Youth Award program recognizes outstanding character and achievement in four categories: Community Service, Compassion, Courage and Overall Achievement. This year’s recipients are: Hannah Speight for Community Service; Julia Smith for Compassion; Kourtney Warr for Courage; and, Megan Crow for Overall Achievement. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Teen image smallTabb Kiwanis Club 2015 Teen of the Year ... Tabb Kiwanis Club has selected Rebecca Soistmann as the Club’s 2015 Teen of the Year for her academic achievement, citizenship, leadership performance and services to her school and her community. She received 2015 Teen of the Year Certificate and $300 scholarship. Miss Soistmann is a senior at Tabb High School with a GPA of 4.65 and plans to attend the University of Virginia to study medicine with the intention to work in the children’s hospital. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Bishop ad apr15Fish News - Tide Chart ... The drum bite remains excellent. The black drum bite may be slowing down a bit while the red drum bite FI1 28may15is getting better. Fishing for both species is very good. More sheepshead have been caught by anglers targeting black drum and joining the bycatch this week are cobia. The cobia bite is red hot out of the Outer banks with fish to 100 pounds being caught. That is the place to be for cobia right now but some have already made it to the bay and have been caught by drum fishermen. The bay cobia fishery here should really get going over the next couple of weeks.. (Read full Fish News Article) (Get the Tide Chart) (Have a Comment?)
Just so you know 28may15Board imageYork County Board Candidate Embraces Free Market Solutions and Government Transparency ... Rebekah Sandridge, candidate for the Republican nomination for York County Board of Supervisors’ First District, issued the following statement: "In less than two weeks, voters in York County’s First District face an important choice. "In the wake of the York County Board of Supervisors’ using valuable County resources to enforce outdated housing regulations that make it more difficult for York County citizens like ‘tiny home’ owners Tom and Karen Rogers to find quality, affordable housing, I pledge to protect property rights and embrace free market solutions to solve the affordable housing crisis. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
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I’m Walt Zaremba and I’m Asking for Your Vote on June 9th ... "How Much Easier It Is To Be Critical Than To Be Correct” (Benjamin Disraeli). These are words I try to live by as your Supervisor for District 1. Anyone can criticize, but what we should respectively demand from the disgruntled person is proof of what they claim and for their solution to resolve the issue. As you’ve likely noticed, few critics include a workable alternative to their complaint. (See Page 14, May 28, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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Local Schools Announce Honor Rolls ... Mt. Vernon Elementary School announces their 3rd Quarter A and A-B Honor Rolls and Tabb Elementary School announces their 3rd Quarter A-B Honor Rolls. (See Page 4, May 28, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Celebrating Craft Beer Week ... May 11-17, 2015 marked American Craft Beer Week. Craft beer is different than the beer made in large batches by the likes of Anheuser- Busch. The best of craft beer is the pursuit of excellence; it is one way for the creator inside each person to be allowed self-expression. God created the world out of nothing, according the form in his mind; any creator following his dream to transform raw materials into a finished work of art is able to share in that joy of creation. The brewing of craft beer is no exception. (See Page 5, May 28, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Minter imageMinter Named Hall of Fame Inductee ... York County School Board Member Page Minter will be inducted into the Virginia Career and Technical Education Hall of Fame on June 11. This award honors government and education agency staff, business members and elected officials. Strong partnerships among these groups have long been the hallmark of success for career and technical education. Past inductees include Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine. Congratulations Mr. Minter on this fantastic and well deserved honor! (See Page 9, May 28, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Riverwalk imageRiverwalk Landing Celebrates 10th Anniversary ... Yorktown’s Riverwalk Landing development opened to the public Memorial Day weekend in 2005. In the ten years since, the development has become a popular destination for locals and out-of-towners. Of the 11 retail spaces at Riverwalk Landing, four house original merchants from 2005. These are: Viccellio Goldsmith, Yorktown Onion, Ben and Jerry’s/Green Mountain Coffee, and Riverwalk Restaurant. (See Page 14, May 28, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
VIMS imageVIMS Hosts Annual Marine Science Day on May 30th ... Marine Science Day, the Virginia Institute of Marine Science's annual open house, will take place on Saturday, May 30th from 10 am to 3 pm on VIMS' bayfront campus in Gloucester Point. The popular event is offered free of charge and proceeds rain or shine. This year's event will celebrate VIMS' 75th anniversary with a look at the Institute's past, present, and future. This will be the theme of 10-minute "fast talks" offered at various times through the day, and the theme of the "Scientist for a Second" photo booth, where participants pose for photos in a surprise scene, revealed after the sessions. (See Page 11, May 28, 2015 Edition) (Have a Comment?)

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