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Nine image smallWilliamsburg Regional Medical Center Celebrates Nine Local Female Artists ... To celebrate and support the local art community, Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center is unveiling Nine Women, Nine Months – a new art display that features paintings by nine local female artists. Each artist selected a topic that relates to the female life journey. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
ESpring image smallThe Mariner’s Museum Kicks off Exciting Educational Spring Lecture Series ... The Mariners' Museum and Park kicked off its Spring Lecture Series on Wednesday, January 18. The series covers a variety of exciting topics including exploring shipwrecks, World War II tales, and maritime innovation. Yesterday, representatives from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration discussed a recent expedition exploring World War II deep water shipwrecks off the coast of North Carolina. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Bishop ad apr15Fish News and Tide Chart ... It is a time of closures in Virginia’s fisheries. Sea bass, one of our best wintertime fisheries, is closed. The bay striped bass season is FI 19jan17 smallclosed. You can still fish for them in the bay. Some anglers were doing just that in the New Year, right up to the snow. You can even a release citation for these fish…at least as long as we have a citation program. The Virginia Saltwater Fishing Tournament is defunded as of July 1 in the Governor’s budget. The program is funded with angler’s license money but those funds are targeted to be transferred to cover budget cuts. (Read the Article) (Get the Tide Chart) (Have a Comment?)
HeadStart imageJust so you know 19jan17York County Head Start Program Accepting Applications ... York County’s Head Start program is accepting applications for eligible children ages 3-5, including those with disabilities, for the current and next school years. Head Start is a federally funded program designed to serve eligible preschoolers through a variety of services in health, family services, and education. (See Page 3, January 19, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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Local Schools Announce Honor Rolls ... Bruton High School has released their 1st Quarter Honors and Highest Honors Lists and Grafton High School has released their 1st Quarter Honors List. (See Page 4, January 19, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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Homefront imageLocal Youth in 2017 Operation Homefront Military Child of the Year Semifinals ... Operation Homefront, a national nonprofit serving America’s military families, has narrowed nearly 400 nominees for the 2017 Military Child of the Year® Awards to 90 semifinalists nationwide. Additionally, 20 semifinalists have been chosen out of 40 nominees for the 2017 Military Child of the Year® Award for Innovation presented by Booz Allen Hamilton. (See Page 5, January 19, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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Square2017 image smallCapitol Square Diary: Week One ... Week one of any General Assembly session actually is Week Half: The opening day is Wednesday, mainly a ceremonial and organizational day. A prayer breakfast on Wednesday morning hopefully sets the tone for cooperation with each other and guidance and grace from above. At noon, each chamber gavels the session into order on their respective floors. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
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Republican Perspective on the State of the Commonwealth Address ... Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach), Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation, and Senator Siobhan S. Dunnavant (R-Henrico) tonight delivered the Republican perspective on the State of Commonwealth. The text of their remarks, which were broadcast following Governor McAuliffe's, are in this article. (See Page 6, January 19, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Democratic Party of Virginia Statement on the State of the Commonwealth Address ... Democratic Party of Virginia (DPVA) Chairwoman Susan Swecker released the following statements after Governor McAuliffe's State of the Commonwealth address. (See Page 6, January 19, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Square2017 image smallCapitol Square Diary: Week Two ... The General Assembly rarely takes a day off. It’s an all out sprint from Day One to Sine Die. Last year’s Snowmageddon was the rare exception. So January 16 each year, while many voters are off, lawmakers are in, and those who are off know that lawmakers are in and come to Richmond for the 140- member captive audience. Several interest groups, bringing hundreds of members, overwhelm Capitol Square, usually identifiable by distinguishing outerwear or a prominent sticker. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)

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