Giving victims a voice for justice
The Middlesex County Victim Witness Program empowers victims of crime, guides them through the court system, and helps them recover from their trauma. The program uses a process designed to prevent victims from being a victim again, and helps them avoid decisions that are short-sighted and often result in long-term consequences.
Best in Show at Art on the Half Shell
Accomack artist Richard Toft won Best in Show at last Saturday’s Art on the Half Shell festival in Urbanna with his egg tempera painting “Moonstruck.” Above, show judge Dr. Robert Metzger of Reading, Pa., and artists’ coordinator Pat Hunt of Myrtle Beach, S.C., present Toft with his ribbon and $500 cash prize.
In concert Saturday in Urbanna
The “Trongone Band” (above) will be in concert at 7 p.m. this Saturday, May 21, at Taber Park in Urbanna as part of the Urbanna Business Association and Town of Urbanna’s “Music Under the Stars” summer concert series.
Riverside Walter Reed Hospital weapon & hostage threat exercise is Thursday
On Thursday, May 19, Riverside Walter Reed Hospital in Gloucester and local emergency response agencies will practice how to respond to a hostage situation where the person is armed.