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  • Tuesday October 28th, 2014
    Carol Kenefick has been appointed as the manager of Northumberland Public Library’s Ye Olde Book Shoppe in Heathsville effective Oct 30, 2014. The Book Shoppe opened April 19 and was staffed entirely by volunteers since it began operations. Kenefick is the Book Shoppe’s only salaried employee. Volunteers will continue to be the backbone of the Book Shoppe’s operations. Her appointment as Book Shoppe Manager was approved ...
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  • Tuesday October 28th, 2014
    The Boys & Girls Club of the Northern Neck’s board of directors has announced that Lancaster County Public Schools Superintendent Steven D. Parker has joined the board. “Steve brings a unique, intimate, and working knowledge about children, their needs, and their behavior, says board President Ed Fuehrer. “His awareness, perspective, and experience will allow us to better adapt our programs and more positively influence the lives ...
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  • Tuesday October 28th, 2014
    Children from Middlesex and the surrounding counties are invited to come and build their family’s own manger on November 25th starting at 10 a.m. The Middlesex Manger Project will kick off at Harmony Grove Baptist Church at the intersection of Routes 3 & 33 in Topping. The children will construct and stain a Manger for their family to display during the Christmas season. The building materials are ...
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  • Tuesday October 28th, 2014
    By LARRY O’DELL Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Virginia Supreme Court will consider a carpet cleaner’s attempt to obtain the names of people who anonymously criticized the business on the Internet. Arguments in the battle between Hadeed Carpet Cleaner and the online review site Yelp are set for Wednesday. A decision is likely in January. Yelp is appealing a lower court’s ruling that it must disclose identifying ...
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  • Tuesday October 28th, 2014
    MIDDLEBURG, Va. (AP) – A small boarding school in northern Virginia hunt country is the recipient of the largest ever gift to a secondary girls’ school: a $40 million bequest from a Standard Oil heiress who liked to drive around in an Oldsmobile station wagon. Ruth Bedford of Westport, Connecticut, died in June at age 99. She volunteered with the Red Cross in England during World ...
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  • Monday October 27th, 2014
    WILLIAMSBURG, Va., October 27, 2014 – Jamestown Settlement’s Godspeed is setting sail November 2 for Urbanna, where the ship will host education programs on November 6 and participate in the Urbanna Oyster Festival November 7 and 8. The Godspeed, a re-creation of one of the three vessels that brought America’s first permanent English colonists to Virginia in 1607, is a featured exhibit at the Urbanna Oyster ...
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  • Monday October 27th, 2014
    The Lancaster County Lion’s Club is always seeking civic minded men and women to join them in making a difference in the community.  They will host a special event on Tuesday, November 11th as part of a nationwide “Involve a US Veteran” program, to give interested veterans a chance to meet the club members and learn more about the club. Joanne Pheris: 435-9840; Dale Griggs: (757) ...
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