Boy Scout troops participate in survival event
Boy Scouts from Troops 341 (Saluda) and 304 (Tappahannock) recently participated in a weekend event to test survival skills. Four patrols competed for time and points awards. The Scouts used compasses to orient to stations where their skills were tested.
Dr. David Nichols receives Hobart College award
In light of his outstanding dedication to others, Dr. David Nichols was honored this week with the Hobart and William Smith (HWS) Community Service Award. This prestigious award is given to a Hobart College alum who has shown extraordinary commitment as volunteers, serving their local communities and society as a whole.
Classroom on the Rappahannock: Part of the Marine Science Legacy Program
Children from Middlesex County's public and private schools had the opportunity last week to learn about the Chesapeake Bay by doing both abiotic water testing and biotic sampling with an oyster dredge, drag net and crab pots.
Middlesex YMCA summer camp wins Platinum Cup
Chosen from a group of nine camps spanning from Richmond County to Smithfield, the Middlesex YMCA's summer camp program was chosen as an outstanding model for an unforgettable summer camp experience.