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WYA 2nd Annual Car, Bike & Truck Show

Posted on September 17, 2014 at 2:41 pm

On August 9th the Westmoreland Youth Association (WYA) held their 2nd Annual Car/Bike/Truck Show at the YMCA parking lot in Montross.  It was a beautiful fun filled day for all involved.  The WYA holds this annual event to raise money to purchase needed safety equipment.  This year we purchased new pants with pads and replaced shoulder pads.  We would like to thank our trophy sponsors, Northern Neck Chevrolet, Bareford Buick

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  • Radio DJ is avid supporter of Bikefest

    Posted on September 13, 2014 at 4:00 pm

    Ripley thanks sponsors and volunteers at the wounded warrior event held in Colonial Beach this past Sunday.

    The “First Annual Colonial Beach Bikefest” is the brainchild of several people including co-founder and radio DJ Ripley from 97.7 “Ripley on the Rocket” show broadcast in Southern MD, but heard throughout Westmoreland County in the afternoon. Southern Maryland’s only classic rock station is also Westmoreland County’s only classic rock station. Ripley, an ex-Baltimore City Police Officer, retired from the hey-days of the force in 1989 when he had a

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  • Test drive a 2015 Harley for free

    Posted on August 28, 2014 at 11:57 am

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    The upcoming “First Annual Bike Fest” at Colonial Beach promises a very unusual opportunity for bike owners and those who ride but have no bike, to test drive a fleet of Harley-Davidsons direct from the factory-all are 2015 models. On Friday, October 10 and Saturday Oct. 11, the Colonial Beach Dragway will host a “Demo Days” event created by Bike Fest major sponsor All-American Harley-Davidson located in Hughesville, Md. Steve

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  • Shark Tooth Island event to remember

    Posted on July 25, 2014 at 12:09 pm

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    Saturday, July 12 was a warm and sunny day, perfect for all those who gathered on Shark Tooth Island for live music, good food and good fun. For the third year in a row, Fredericksburg area band, Swamp Trash, played on Shark Tooth Island. Becky Morgans, who organized the event, ferried the band out to the island on their pontoon boat. After a day of music and fun, the band

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  • Kinsale celebrates July fourth

    Posted on July 9, 2014 at 4:00 pm

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    The July 4th celebration in the town of Kinsale was a sight to behold for those raised in cities and suburbs because the entire event was a page out of a story book of old Americana. The mid-town gazebo had live music from a local band, a food wagon with remarkably good eats, families galore sitting and chatting and people generally strolling through the town at a leisurely pace taking

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  • Wounded Warrior event is a success

    Posted on July 2, 2014 at 4:00 pm

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    The 6th annual Battle at the Beach was held this past weekend at American Legion Post 148 in Colonial Beach. Ambassador for the EOD (Explosive Ordinance Disposal) James Harrison noted that this wounded warrior event was held to help support the wounded bomb technicians who have served us. They had hoped to raise enough funds to help support 3 families. The day’s activities ended up netting $4050 for this cause.

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  • Metal man to exhibit at County museum

    Posted on June 18, 2014 at 4:48 pm

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    Most of us have, at one time or another, looked at a cloud or a piece of driftwood and seen a flower or a fish or a face. That’s what Page Winter of Zacata does, only he sees what bits and pieces of scrap metal could become, and turns them into amazing whimsical sculptures. Winter will display some of the fanciful art pieces that come into being under his creative

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