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May 22, 2018
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LBHero image smallLocal Boy Meets His Hero (An Autism Story) ... Tidewater Comicon in Virginia Beach is a magical event for locals every year. There they can mesh with other enthusiasts, rub elbows with celebrities, purchase unique memorabilia, and learn from panels of experts. The 2018 convention was my 8-year-old son’s very first time attending. I am not embarrassed to admit that I have been a Power Rangers fanatic since it premiered in 1993. That love of all things Rangers has filtered down to my children. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
YorkVet image smallYork Veterinary Hospital Breaks Ground For New Expansions ... On Thursday, May 10th, Dr. Anita R. Weidinger, her staff, York County officials, and others celebrated the groundbreaking of York Veterinary Hospital’s expansion of their existing building at 4628 George Washington Memorial Highway. In May 2017, the York County Economic Development Authority awarded a $50,000 grant to the hospital for the renovation of their current facility. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
VLMRyan image smallVirginia Living Museum Naturally Speaking Series: National Geographic Emerging Explorer Dr. Ryan Carney ... The Virginia Living Museums welcomes Dr. Ryan Carney, Thursday, May 17 at 6:30 pm for the next Naturally Speaking Series. Dr. Carney will return on Saturday, May 19 at 1pm to deliver a family friendly version of his amazing demonstration, Digital Dinosaurs: Bringing Dinosaurs Back to Life. Dr. Ryan Carney, uses innovative technologies to study and teach about dinosaurs.. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
FI 17may18 smallFishing News | Tide Chart ... The Virginia Marine Resources Commission today released the results from the 2018 Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey that show the Chesapeake Bay’s blue crab stock remains healthy and able to support quality commercial and recreational harvests. Colder than average temperatures in January and March resulted in higher than normal mortality for adult crabs this past winter. Those environmental conditions combined with very low juvenile abundance last year resulted in lower adult male and female abundance estimates for 2018. (Read the Article) (Get the Tide Chart) (Have a Comment?)
WBirds imageEntertainers to Turn Back the Clock at Warbirds Over the Beach ... The Military Aviation Museum's annual Warbirds Over the Beach World War II air show is right round the corner, with festivities kicking off May 18th. Historical aircraft, which have been meticulously restored to flying condition, will grace the skies of rural Virginia Beach throughout the weekend, but the entertainment doesn't stop there. A variety of World War II era musicians, singers, and dancers will be on hand as well. (See Page 2, May 17, 2018 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
TBirds imageA Weekend Full of Events Across Hampton Roads! ... The weekend of May 19-20, 2018 is full of events! Check out these events! Saturday, May 19 will see "Air Power Over Hampton Roads at Langley AFB, including a Trace Atkins concert and "Warbirds Over the Beach” at the Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach. There are many others. (See Page 3, May 17, 2018 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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Local Schools Announce Student Honors ... Poquoson Elementary School has released the Second Quarter All A's and AB Honor Rolls; Poquoson Middle School has released the Second Quarter All A's and AB Honor Rolls; and, York River Academy has released the Second Quarter Honors and Highest Honors Rolls. (See Page 4, May 17, 2018 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
JH243 imageJulian Harvey and The B-24: The Final Chapter ... Former Langley Field test pilot, Major Julian Harvey, was never the same since he flew the first of three ditching experiments in 1944. His life was fraught with tragedy, which garnered him both empathy and suspicion. In 1961, Harvey and his fifth wife, Mary, were hired by a Florida businessman to crew his yacht. That November, they took the Wisconsin family, the Duperraults, on board for a week-long vacation. (See Page 5, May 17, 2018 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
BPBoard imageDelegate Brenda Pogge Appointed to Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Board of Trustees ... Delegate Brenda Pogge was appointed by the Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates to the James town-Yorktown Foundation Board of Trustees. The stated mission of the Jamestown- Yorktown Foundation is to foster an awareness and understanding of the early history, settlement, and development of the United States through the convergence of American Indian, European, and African cultures and the enduring legacies bequeathed to the nation. (See Page 5, May 17, 2018 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Maritime Archaeologist to Speak at May 23 Archeological Society Meeting ... The story of the discovery of Yorktown shipwrecks from the 18th century will be presented by maritime archaeologist John Broadwater on Wednesday, May 23, at the Historic Triangle Chapter of the Archeological Society of Virginia (ASV) meeting. (See Page 6, May 17, 2018 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Capital square smallMeanwhile, Back in Court ... The Senate reconvened Monday for the first time in a couple of weeks and were met be a "die-in” in Capitol Square produced by a plethora of left-wing groups, including Planned Parenthood and NARAL. It’s no wonder they support Obamacare Medicaid expansion — in Michigan, for example, there have been 11,000 more abortions since it adopted the program. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)

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