Effective September 23, 2021, and until further directed, all city employees, contracted vendors, sub-contracted employees, and visitors are required to wear a mask while working or visiting any city owned or operated facility. Masks shall be worn, covering both the nose and mouth, regardless of vaccination status.

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Bastille Day: À la France, avec Amour

Posted about 5 months ago by Laura Price
The friendship between the United States and France spans decades. Generations of Americans have shown their amour for French fashion, food, architecture and people, to name just a few. And […]
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Only the Lonely

Posted about 5 months ago by Meg Raymond
lonely definitions(from Merriam-Webster online) 1 – a: being without company: LONE // too many lonely nights at home. b: cut off from others: SOLITARY // the train stopped frequently at […]
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The Declaration of Independence: The Ideals

Posted about 5 months ago by kathryn Coker
What Does July 4th Mean? Some might say it is a holiday, a time for fireworks and grilling. Other people might reply “it’s when the Declaration of Independence was signed.” […]
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Celebrate the Days – July

Posted about 5 months ago by Meg Raymond
There are holidays and observances every day of the month — so many reasons to celebrate! I’m not saying there should be cake every day, but I’m not saying there […]
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Commemorate Freedom: Juneteenth 2021

Posted about 5 months ago by kathryn Coker
Virginia State Holiday As of October 2020, Juneteenth is a permanent statewide holiday in Virginia. Virginians, like others across America will celebrate in various ways ranging from parades, dancing, visiting historical sites, […]
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By Teens, For Teens – Into the Wild & A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder

Posted about 6 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Welcome back to our next installment of By Teens, For Teens. This blog post series consists of all teen-generated content. This time we have two book reviews for you to enjoy! […]
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VIRGINIA PRISONER OF WAR CAMPS IN WORLD WAR II: “ENEMIES WITHIN & WITHOUT”

Posted about 6 months ago by kathryn Coker
Prisoners of War Arrive During World War II, the U.S. was “home” to over 425,000 prisoners of war (POWs). They were Japanese, German and Italians from the Axis countries  captured […]
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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Posted about 6 months ago by kathryn Coker
Federal Legislation After unsuccessful federal legislative attempts to approve a week during the first 10 days in May as Pacific/Asian American Heritage Week, Congress passed New York Representative Frank Horton‘s House […]
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X & Y Chromosomal Variation Awareness Month

Posted about 6 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
In 2012 the State Legislature passed HJ216 2012 which designated May as “X & Y Chromosomal Variation Awareness Month”.   Genetic Disorders X & Y Chromosomal Variations are genetic disorders. […]
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COLONIAL FOUNDERS DAY: And Searching RPL’s New Catalog

Posted about 7 months ago by kathryn Coker
In 2004, the Virginia General Assembly designated May 14th as Colonial Founders Day.  So, I decided for this blog to give a short historical overview of Jamestown and then launch […]
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