MiddleNeck Living

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  • Monday August 03rd, 2015
    A Summer STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) Academy at Rappahannock Community College’s Warsaw Campus, July 13-17, gave 23 sixth, seventh, and eighth graders the opportunity to build underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs). Kits and instructions were provided by the SeaPerch program (named after U.S.S. Perch, an innovative World War II submarine), which equips students and instructors with resources to teach engineering concepts, problem solving, ...
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  • Monday August 03rd, 2015
    The Northumberland Public Library held its final Lego Build of the summer July 28. The popular program drew nearly two dozen eager kids each Tuesday in July from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Lego builds were held July 7, 14, 21 and 28 and the free event was open to all children ages 6 and up. A snack also was served. Participants could either bring ...
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  • Monday August 03rd, 2015
    A few openings are still available for the Northumberland Public Library’s Space Heroes Camp that leaves the launch pad August 12. The three-day event, for children ages 8 to 12, is being held at the library from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. August 12, 13 and 14. It is the library’s second annual Space Camp and will feature hand-on science. Last year’s event drew about a ...
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  • Monday August 03rd, 2015
    By Travers Eubank The streets of Kilmarnock were gridlocked.  People strolled the sidewalks, shoulder to shoulder, breaking the traditional small town visage that normally permeates the quaint Steptoes district.  Cars queued at lights for a quarter mile in either direction.  It was apparent that Food Truck Friday had given the town a taste of excitement.  As I meandered up Main St., I first encountered Barbara’s Hot ...
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  • Monday July 27th, 2015
    For the past 80 years, the Kilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department has hosted a carnival in the name of fundraising. From simply picking up a duck, to winning a new car, tradition; and a sense of community, has flourished in effort to celebrate those who selflessly work to keep us safe while giving them much needed funding. As with most things, over the years the carnival ...
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  • Monday July 27th, 2015
    Tickets are now on sale for “Arts Alive”, the Northumberland Public Library’s annual Artist Studio Tour set for Saturday, Sept. 5. Ticket-holders to this premier event in Northumberland County will be able to visit six studios, see eight artists at work and purchase works created in the community. All proceeds from the tickets benefit the Northumberland Public Library. “This year we have changed the format,” said library ...
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  • Monday July 27th, 2015
    (TAPPAHANNOCK, VA, July 24, 2015)- EVB announced today the addition of Julie Hill, Vice President and Director of EVB’s POWER Program (Potential of Women Entrepreneurs Realized), a business program tailored specifically for women business owners. Julie previously served 19 years as the Vice President of Business Development for the Retail Merchants Association (RMA) in Richmond, VA, where she worked and connected with businesses both large and ...
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