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York County (Virginia)

York County (Virginia)
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  • Natasha House using new funds, volunteers to expand services

    Natasha House using new funds, volunteers to expand services
    The Natasha House women's shelter in York County is increasing its outreach services and has experienced a recent burst of additional volunteers. The organization received a grant from the Daily Press Holiday Fund, and Natasha House Executive Director...
  • James Malone and his metal band Arsis ready to roar once again

    James Malone and his metal band Arsis ready to roar once again
    James Malone, the leader of the metal band Arsis, is once again living and rocking on the Peninsula. That doesn't mean he's staying put. His band is getting ready to launch yet another national tour. Malone, who grew up in the area and now resides in...
  • Purple muhly grass: Colorful wisp color the landscape in late summer and fall

    Purple muhly grass: Colorful wisp  color the landscape in late summer and fall
    Few plants rival the breathtaking beauty of purple muhly, or Muhlenbergia capillaris, in the fall -- clouds of purple wisps waving in the autumn sun, according to Helen Hamilton, past president of the John Clayton Chapter, Virginia Native Plant Society --...
  • Plastic plant pots: Take your empty plant containers to these garden centers so they can be recycled

    Plastic plant pots: Take your empty plant containers to these garden centers so they can be recycled
    Last year, garden centers in Virginia collected 4 tons of plastic garden containers, according to a report from Virginia Tech, which helped sponsor the first statewide plastic pot recycling program -- called  Va Gardeners Recycle. Virginia Tech continues...
  • Native grasses benefit Virginia gardens

     Native grasses benefit Virginia gardens
    Years ago, I learned to appreciate the beauty and value of ornamental grasses in a yard. I tried several and have finally settled on my all-time favorite — Morning Light miscanthus sinensis for its tolerance to wind, saltwater and soil. It's a...
  • Virginia Arts Festival economic impact survey brings positive results

    Virginia Arts Festival economic impact survey brings positive results
    The Virginia Arts Festival got welcoming news from a recent economic impact study it commissioned. The festival hired a Philadelphia firm, Tourism Economics, to look at 2012 attendance figures and the economic impact locals and out-of-town visitors...
  • THE GRANGE FAMILY - BY DAVE HAY

    THE GRANGE FAMILY  - BY DAVE HAY
    In recent years Grangers from the adjoining counties of Cambria and Somerset have been joining forces annually in hosting a special event to strengthen neighborly relations.   When Somerset and several neighboring counties worked closely with Cambria...
  • 1st District: Pastor's son tries hand at politics

    When he was still a child, Adam Cook decided he did not want to be a pastor like his father. He saw the stress of the late-night calls, the messiness of church politics and the pressure to come up with sermons. "It wasn't my calling," Cook said. Instead,...
  • Captive deer from New Oxford tests positive for Chronic Wasting Disease

    Captive deer from New Oxford tests positive for Chronic Wasting Disease
    The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture today confirmed the first positive case of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in the state on a deer farm in Adams County. The disease is fatal in deer, elk and moose, but there is no evidence that CWD can be...
  • Friday's 7/6 local schedule (updated Thursday AM; further update to come)

    BASEBALL International League: Norfolk at Charlotte, 7:15 Eastern League: Binghamton at Richmond, 7:05 Coastal Plain League: Edenton vs. Peninsula Pilots (at War Memorial Stadium), 7:05 LITTLE LEAGUE District 7 tournament: Age 10-11 baseball (at Hampton-...
  • Hampton plant sale features locally grown plants

     Hampton plant sale features locally grown plants
    A small native tree called red buckeye and a perennial known as Mexican petunia are two plants you surely want to check out during the Hampton master gardeners plant sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. I grow both in my garden, and they are must-have plants for...