Circuit Court Hears Garrett Oyster Case

Lawyers for York County and resident Greg Garrett debated Friday whether he needed a permit to commercially farm and harvest oysters at his home. Friday’s hearing was the second case concerning oyster farming in residential zones argued in York-Poquoson Circuit Court this week. Both cases will be decided by Judge Alfred Swersky, a retired Circuit […]

JCC Notebook: Planning Commission to Meet and More

News in the county this week includes a notice about a drunk driving push, upcoming Planning Commission and Planning Commission Policy Committee meetings and a reminder about some Parks and Recreation events scheduled in the next week or so. Read on for details. Drunk Driving Enforcement Push This Weekend The James City County Police are […]

Dalai Lama Tickets Go On Sale Sept. 17

More than half of the tickets for the Dalai Lama’s Oct. 10 visit to the College of William & Mary will go to students and staff, but community members will have a chance to see the Nobel Peace Prize winner. Approximately 8,200 seats will be available for the 14th Dalai Lama’s presentation at the Kaplan […]

Walsingham Middle Schoolers to Staff School Bank

Walsingham Academy and Middleburg Bank will spend this year trying to convince students to skip the candy and toy aisles, and put their allowance in savings. The private school and bank have joined forces to introduce the school’s new Middle School Economic Education course, taught by Sandy Croushore. Sixth- and seventh-graders signed up to take […]

Judge Delays Ruling in Bavuso Oyster Case

A judge delayed ruling Wednesday whether oyster farming could be considered an allowable agricultural activity in York County. Judge Alfred Swersky, a civil dispute professional with Richmond-based The McCammon Group, told the lawyers for plaintiff Anthony Bavuso and defendant York County that he would need more time to read their evidence before issuing a ruling. […]

WJCC Launches Redesigned Site, New URL

Williamsburg-James City County Schools has launched a new website with a new address, and is in the process of updating individual school sites. The new site design will look familiar to parents and teachers because it uses the Edline site platform. Unlike Edline, login information is not required to view the division’s pages, however. Edline […]

Three Assistant Principals Appointed in York County

The York County School Board approved the appointment of three assistant principals Monday. The assistant principals were appointed at York High School, Dare Elementary School and Magruder Elementary School. Michelle Cihak will transition from her role as Assessment & Compliance Coordinator to Assistant Principal at York High. Cihak joined York schools in 2001, and previously […]