| Mar 4, 2015
| 9:43 AM
An unopened box of printer toner cartridges caused a bomb scare at a Navy support center adjacent to the Yorktown Naval Weapons Station Wednesday morning, an official said.
The Newport News Fire Department's bomb squad and Newport News police were...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 3:35 PM
An 81-year-old York County man was recognized last week for donating his 30th gallon of blood at the Grafton Christian Church in York County.
"People need blood; you save lives," said Grayson Fox. "If nobody gave blood, you would be in pretty bad...
| Feb 22, 2015
Slavery may not have been born on the banks of the York River. But the rich alluvial soil that made the region's sweet-scented tobacco so popular and profitable during the late 1600s provided the historic ground where Virginia's slave culture took root...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 1:12 PM
Slavery may not have been born on the banks of the York River. But the rich alluvial soil that made the region’s sweet-scented tobacco so popular and profitable during the late 1600s provided the historic ground where Virginia’s slave...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 4:12 PM
The City of Poquoson budgeted $6,145 for the Hampton Roads Military and Federal Facilities Alliance this year. The organization was created in 2006 by the elected leaders of Hampton Roads cities and counties.
The organization aims to attract, retain and...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Ron Coleman, Pier Safety Loading Officer, is retiring after 41 years of civilian service. He started working at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown in 1988. Capt. Paul Haebler, the installation's commander, presented Ron with a flag flown over the...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 4:11 PM
When the first guns of World War I opened fire in August 1914, few people in Hampton Roads foresaw how the battles in faraway Europe would lead to a hometown revolution.
No place in the United States was so deeply and permanently reshaped by the...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 5:38 PM
YORK — Frances Goodwin Holt reported for duty at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown on June 20, 1966, to work as a chemist in naval mine warfare.
She was about 26, barely 5 feet tall, a mere 90 pounds and one of only a handful of women who worked at...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Chief petty officer selectees from Naval Weapons Station Yorktown and its tenant commands remembered the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, with a ceremony Thursday at Kirkpatrick Field.
Officers, sailors and civilians came together to honor the victims of...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 11:35 AM
WILLIAMSBURG – It sits in a corner of York County, just off Route 199, next to the York River in the heart of the “Historic Triangle”—Yorktown, Williamsburg and Jamestown. The land is rich in history, from the first settlers in the...