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Pound net fishermen are cutting down too many trees (2/11/2020) - 110 YEARS AGO Thursday, Feb. 17, 1910 from the Mathews Journal Susan: If something is not done to protect the pine woods, it is only a question of time when…
Gearing up for the 1910 census; and old classified ads (2/5/2020) - 110 YEARS AGO Thursday, Feb. 10, 1910 from the Mathews Journal The examination for census takers was held in the Court House on Saturday by Mr. G.S. Marchant. Sixteen candidates…
News from Mobjack in 1910 (1/29/2020) - 110 YEARS AGO Thursday, Feb. 3, 1910 from the Mathews Journal Everything is going on smoothly and quietly at Mobjack, where the sun shines brighter in winter, and the breezes…
Snowy days (1/22/2020) - Two snowstorms of the past cast their beauty over the area. At left, a long-idle workboat on Timberneck Creek in Gloucester is further iced in by a storm in the…
Literary society is thriving at Cardinal (1/15/2020) - 110 YEARS AGO Thursday, Jan. 20, 1910 from the Mathews Journal The annual election of officers of the Cardinal Athenaeum took place Saturday, Jan. 15. The following officers were elected:…
News from Susan: marriages and deaths (1/2/2020) - 110 YEARS AGO Thursday, January 6, 1910 from the Mathews Journal Susan: Cupid, who it seems has made many captures during the summer, is now turning them over to Hymen,…
Bay Aging partners with Home Instead make holidays special for area seniors (12/26/2019) - Bay Aging partnered with Home Instead Senior Care as it did last year, to provide 142 seniors across the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula with gifts this holiday season. With…
Time to register your automobile: new law takes effect in 1920 (12/26/2019) - 100 YEARS AGO Thursday, Dec. 25, 1919 from the Gloucester Gazette To Whom This May Concern: The new Automobile Law of Virginia requires owners of Cars to register their titles…
A new doctor is practicing medicine at Mobjack (12/18/2019) - 110 YEARS AGO Thursday, Dec. 16, 1909 from the Mathews Journal Dr. T.B. Henderson of Wakefield has located at Mobjack and will take up the practice of his profession at…
Fitness classes for seniors begin in January (12/11/2019) - It’s time to make your New Year’s Resolutions. The next six-week session of Gentle Yoga (designed for those aged 55 and older) will begin on Jan. 2 at Gloucester’s Botetourt…
Wells are going dry during a very warm fall (12/11/2019) - 110 YEARS AGO Thursday, Dec. 9, 1909 from the Mathews Journal We are having the warmest and driest fall that has been known for a long time if ever. Some…
Senior exercise programs offered by Gloucester PRT (12/4/2019) - Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism has several athletic programs geared toward men and women ages 55 and above. Chair Yoga is currently held at 11 a.m. on Mondays and Fridays…
A lady’s mare, farm horse for sale, and lots of firewood (12/4/2019) - 110 YEARS AGO Thursday, Dec. 2, 1909 from the Mathews Journal For sale: A lady’s riding and driving mare, also fine road and farm horse, neither afraid of automobiles. —Dr.…
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