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Jun 19, 2019
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NCalf image smallLocal Sanctuary Seeks Justice for Allegedly Neglected Calf ... In the early morning hours of April 22, 2019, a car pulled into the driveway of a Williamsburgbased animal sanctuary. The third party stepped out of the vehicle and retrieved a severely malnourished female calf from inside. She claimed that she found the calf abandoned on the side of the road. The owners didn’t ask many questions… they blindly trusted the story and knew that time was of the essence to save the calf’s life. Her appearance was jarring. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
PPringle image LuriaHR image smallCongresswoman Luria Introduces House Resolution Honoring Virginia Beach Victims and Community ... Congresswoman Elaine Luria (VA-02) has introduced a resolution honoring the 12 Virginia Beach mass shooting victims, heroic first responders, brave city officials, and resilient broader community as Virginia’s full U.S. House delegation joined in bipartisan support. All 11 members of Virginia’s U.S. House delegation are original cosponsors on the resolution. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
York County a V3 Certified Organization ... York County is proud to announce that it has completed all requirements to become a V3 (Virginia Values Veterans) certified organization. This provides the County with another way to promote job vacancies to veterans seeking employment. The Virginia Values Veterans Program is a free training and certification program for employers. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
FI 13jun19 smallFishing News | Tide Chart ... We fished the Norfolk Canyon area today. I have no idea how many bites we had but we boated 30 gaffer-sized dolphin. We also had a mako eat one of our baits. Nobody was really interested in finding out if it met the 80 whatever inch fork length minimum. (Read the Article) (Get the Tide Chart) (Have a Comment?)
Gobbler imageResults of 2019 Spring Gobbler Harvest ... The Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) announced a harvest of 17,929 turkeys during the 2019 spring gobbler season. The 2019 harvest was 11% higher than last year’s harvest. The 2019 Youth and Apprentice weekend harvest was 623 birds, higher than 2018 (465), but similar to the 2017 harvest of 627 birds. (See Page 2, June 13, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?
VMidway imageNaval Museum Staff Join Area Commands in Commemorating Naval Victory at Midway ... Midway Atoll comprises some 2.4 square miles located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Today, it comprises the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, and is administered by the US Fish and Wildlife Service. As with most National Wildlife Refuges; the atoll is home to several critically endangered species such as the Laysan Albatross, Green Sea Turtles, Hawaiian Monk Seals. (See Page 3, June 13, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
NSDAR imageComte de Grasse Chapter NSDAR Honors York High School JROTC Medal Recipient ... The Comte de Grasse Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution honored York High School ROTC Cadet Stephanie Powell with its 2018-2019 Bronze ROTC Medal during the school's end of year honors ceremony. The DAR ROTC Medals are awarded to student cadets of outstanding ability and achievement in high school, junior college, college or university ROTC programs. (See Page 3, June 13, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Local Schools Announce Student Honors ... This week we publish the Yorktown Elementary School Third Quarter All A's and AB Honor Rolls and the Grafton Middle School Third Quarter All A's and AB Honor Rolls. (See Page 4, June 13, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
SNBSS imageSummer Nights to Bring Show-Stopping Entertainment to Busch Gardens ... Busch Gardens® Williamsburg has an unforgettable summer ready to kick off June 28. This year’s event is packed day and night with non-stop new experiences and thrills, including Summer Nights Live presented by Coca-Cola®, the return of FREE beer for Members and Annual Passholders and Spark in the Royal Palace Theatre. Summer Nights Live presented by Coca- Cola® will feature starstudded acts from NBCTV’s America’s and Britain’s Got Talent. (See Page 5, June 13, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Grizzly imageThe Greatest Grizzly Show on Earth ... On Tuesday, June 4, Grafton Bethel Elementary held a student showcase with a carnival-like theme. Below is an account submitted to us by one of the students from Grafton Bethel Elementary! When we walked into the school, balloons of many colors were arching over the entrance. We passed under a sign that said on it, "The Greatest Grizzly Show On Earth.” People were chatting with each other as strobe lights of every color of the rainbow almost blinded me. (See Page 8, June 13, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
FDayQuiz image5th Annual Flag Day Quiz ... Old Glory. The Stars and Stripes. The American flag. She flew above Fort McHenry, and to this day she flies in front of American homes, schools, and businesses. How much do you really know about our cherished flag? So why not grab your favorite pen and that first lemonade of June and take another fun yet educational YTCPP quiz. (See Page 12, June 13, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)

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