[Posted on Apr 09, 2014 | 543 views]
In photo at left, Nicolle Conry is crowned 2014 Gloucester Daffodil Festival Queen by 2013 queen Christine Riddett, left. At right, Dahlia McMullen, in the arms of her grandmother, Karen Rose of Gloucester, is captivated by the model trains operated by Rappahannock River Railroaders of Deltaville. Photos by Quinton Sheppard and Sherry Hamilton
Staff and residents at Riverside’s Heron Cove at Sanders participated in Saturday morning’s parade. From left are Pam Brandenburg, Melody Carter, Megan Sheppard, Sheila Turner, Rose Green, and patient Evelyn Anderson in the daffodil golf cart with Pam Winder. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Members of the Gloucester High School NJROTC received first place in the Our Schools category of the Daffodil Festival Parade. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
“Daff and Dill,” longtime staples of the festival, once again welcomed visitors along this year’s parade. The ladies in their true Daffodil spirit are Jean German, left, and her sister, Jerry Young. They rode in a classic pickup owned and driven by Mike Arenson. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Members of the Fifes and Drums of York Town provided a patriotic display of colors and sounds as they marched along Gloucester’s Main Street Saturday morning. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Members of “Walk 4 Jesus,” a community outreach group, received first place in the Our Churches category of Saturday’s parade. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Ashton Ramsey and Kaden Young, from left, make art out of wooden discs at the Zombie Obstacle Challenge booth. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Daffodil Festival magic show. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Selling flowers at the Daffodil Festival. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
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Storm damages lower Gloucester

Photo: Tidemill Road resident Alice West stands next to the roof that was lifted off her backyard patio during Friday’s strong storm, just missing her house. A large tree next to her home was also uprooted, causing minor damage. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Some of the strongest winds throughout the entire area were felt at Gloucester Point and Hayes.

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Emergency closure approved for fishery

Speckled trout season will be closed during March, maybe longer

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Schools, sheriff need more money in coming year

Board agrees to refinance 2006 school bond issue

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