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QArrest image smallHomicide Leads to Quick Arrest ... On March 16, 2017 at approximately 7:09 pm, deputies and investigators responded to a shooting in the 100 Block of Walnut Dr. in Yorktown. The victim and the suspect were involved in a physical altercation when the suspect pulled out a handgun and shot the victim in the chest. The victim suffered life threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital, where he underwent surgery. Warrants were obtained charging Ryan Atwan Lyon, a black male, 32 years of age with a last known address in the 100 block of Townley Ct. Yorktown. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
HRHD image smallHampton Roads Harley Davidson Revs Up for 22nd Annual Red Cross Blood Drive ... The American Red Cross and Hampton Roads Harley Davidson are teaming up once again to host the annual Harley Davidson blood drive on Saturday, March 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Yorktown, Va. This is the 22nd year that Hampton Roads Harley Davidson has hosted a Red Cross blood drive. Eligible donors are invited to join this annual tradition of helping to save lives. All presenting donors will receive a Tshirt and a $20 Harley- Davidson store gift card. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Bishop ad apr15Fish News and Tide Chart ... The wind has been the most persistent fishing story. That and the FI 23mar17 smallreturn of winter-like temperatures have severely limited fishing activity. When boats can get out, bluefin tuna have generated most of the excitement. Boats fishing out of Oregon Inlet are catching bluefin tuna in the 250 to over 500 pound range. Yellowfin tuna are also available. Blackfin tuna can be jigged up out of Hatteras. Weather has even hampered fishing from the shore but there have been some red drum pulled from the surf at Hatteras. Out of Virginia, it is tautog when the wind allows. Any of the coastal wrecks are producing tog and there have been active tautog at the CBBT. (Read the Article) (Get the Tide Chart) (Have a Comment?)
Just so you know 23mar17AGWar image small"America Goes to War...” Event This May at the Poquoson Museum ... The Poquoson Museum is an essential piece of preservation of local history. To quote Mary Clemons, "It really is about preserving history and educating the public about the history of the community and the area. That is a large part of the mission of the museum.” And that the Poquoson Museum never fails to do. In keeping with the mission of the museum, May 6th and 7th, the Poquoson Museum is hosting an exciting event called, "America Goes to War: A Living History of World War I and World War II.” (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
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YCPL imageYork County Public Library to Host Entrepreneur Express Workshop ... Calling All Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs! You are invited to attend the free Entrepreneur Express Workshop on April 3, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the Tabb Library, 100 Long Green Blvd., Yorktown. This workshop is presented by the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity and hosted by the York County Public Library. Last year, the Commonwealth of Virginia spent more than $6 billion on goods and services; goods and services that you probably sell. (See Page 3, March 23, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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SaluteV imageColonial Williamsburg’s "Salute of Virginia” with a Special Deal Open to Virginia Residents ... Colonial Williamsburg offers Virginia residents the opportunity to pay for a day and get the rest of the year free. The offer is valid from March 17 through May 31. The Salute to Virginia pass encourages guests to return to Colonial Williamsburg in each season to experience the variety of immersive programming, special events, annual celebrations and the classic beauty of the restored capital city of 18th-century Virginia. (See Page 3, March 23, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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Local Schools Announce Honor Rolls ... Grafton Middle School has released the 2nd Quarter All A and AB Honor Rolls. (See Page 4, March 23, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
SQuiz imageThird Annual Spring Has Finally Arrived Quiz ... Ah, spring. It is that magical time of daffodils and shamrocks and tulips and new daring dreams. It is a time to toss off that weary winter rime and regale in that splendid sun-splashed shine. So why not grab your favorite pen and a soothing beverage and try another fun yet educational YTCPP quiz by JFH. (See Page 6, March 23, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
DPogge imageDelegate Pogge Recognized as Legislator of the Year by Brain Injury Association of Virginia ... The Brain Injury Association of Virginia (BIAV) recently recognized Delegate Brenda Pogge (RWilliamsburg) as their Legislator of the Year. The award commends an elected official who exhibits legislative leadership for people with brain injuries, champions the advancement of BIAV’s policy agenda, and works closely with brain injury advocates to introduce or support legislation or amendments that advance the goals of the BIAV. (See Page 7, March 23, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
ReptileB imageReptiles! Bizarre and Beautiful Returns to the Virginia Living Museum This Weekend ... The Virginia Living Museum (VLM) is slated to host their annual Reptiles! Bizarre and Beautiful event March 25- 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the museum, located at 524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News. To some, reptiles are strange and frightening creatures, but others say they are just misunderstood. Experience a wide variety of native and exotic reptiles from all corners of the world on display and in live animal programs. (See Page 7, March 23, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)

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