Audubon to hear about ‘big year’
On November 7, the Northern Neck Audubon Society will host a program by Robert Ake detailing his “big year.” The program will begin at 7 p.m. at Grace Episcopal Church in Kilmarnock. During 2010, Bob Ake traveled the United States, chasing birds in an attempt to tally as many species as possible in the American Bird Area (ABA).
posted 10.26.2011Local election candidates take center stage Thurs.
“Candidate Night” in Middlesex County will be held Thursday, October 20, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of St. Clare Walker Middle School on Route 33 at Locust Hill. The public is invited to attend. The forum is sponsored by the Deltaville Community Association and Middlesex Forward. The moderator will be Rev. Chauncey Mann Jr.
posted 10.19.2011Electric lines to be buried
Dominion Virginia Power will replace overhead electricity distribution lines at the Piankatank River bridge and bury them under the river, said Dominion external affairs manager Jen Kostyniuk. Kostyniuk explained the H-frame wooden towers were erected in the 1960s. They are being replaced with underground electric lines as a proactive measure.
posted 10.19.2011Inspired to ‘dream big’
When Rosabeth Ward Kissman was growing up in Hartfield on the edge of a cornfield, she would beg her parents to take her to Deltaville—so she could play on the sidewalks. “Sidewalks translated into an ‘activity’ in my adolescent mind, and I wanted something more than mud pies and tree climbing,” said Kissman.