Knife taken from child on school bus
A knife was confiscated from a Middlesex Elementary School student who was riding Bus 14 on Tuesday, December 6. School superintendent Dr. James Lane said the following letter was sent home to the parents of every child on this bus “immediately following the conclusion of the investigation of this situation by the MES administration.”
posted 12.14.2011Fred Crittenden: 41 years of public service
Many residents of Middlesex County have never known a time that Fred S. Crittenden of Hardyville wasn’t on either the county school board or county board of supervisors. Forty-one years is a long time—9 years on the school board (1971-79) and 32 on the board of supervisors (1980-2011).
posted 12.14.2011Sentinel ad manager retiring
Deborah Haynes of Urbanna, an advertising sales representative at the Southside Sentinel since 1999 and the advertising manager since 2008, has announced her retirement at the end of this month. She will be succeeded by Maeghaen Eley of Urbanna, who has worked in the department since 2008.
posted 12.09.2011Xmas Friends needs deliverers, vans & more funds
It’s almost time for Christmas Friends Inc. to deliver hundreds of gifts to those in need in Middlesex County. Drivers and delivery vans (with back seats removed) will be needed on Saturday, December 17, from 8 a.m. to noon. Chrysler and Dodge vans with stow-and-go seats are ideal, but most vans have seats that are easily removed.