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York County (Virginia)

York County (Virginia)
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  • Civil War diary tells of Hampton Roads' past

    Civil War diary tells of Hampton Roads' past
    Have you ever kept a journal or a diary? I have distinct memories of writing nightly during my adolescence and teen years, at first in a small pink book that I locked, and later in whatever type of notebook I picked up at the grocery store. I lost track...
  • Hampton Clean City Commission: Volunteers plant 450 trees along buffer at city landfill

    Hampton Clean City Commission: Volunteers plant 450 trees along buffer at city landfill
    A total of 66 volunteers of all ages came out recently to plant 450 tree seedlings at Bethel Landfill in Hampton. The seedlings were planted in the buffer strip between the landfill and I-64. They were native evergreens with one exception, selected for...
  • Asking for public information may cost you

    Robert Holloway, a York County resident, has been chasing public records since 2006, initially because of concerns about silt runoff into the Poquoson River and now because he likes to see what his county is doing. He regularly submits requests for a...
  • Asters: Fall-blooming flower brings a touch of violet-blue color to the autumn landscape

    Asters: Fall-blooming flower brings a touch of violet-blue color to the autumn landscape
    The New York aster, or Symphyotrichum novi-belgii, is a stunning plant in late fall, the violet-blue ray flowers with yellow or reddish disk flowers, contrasting with blooming goldenrods, according to Helen Hamilton, past president of the John Clayton...
  • Habitat work underway on Pa. State Game Lands

     
    Jerry Feaser of the Pennsylvanai Game Commission reports the following: As Pennsylvania hunters and trappers begin purchasing their 2011-12 licenses (as of Monday, June 11), Pennsylvania Game Commission teams of land managers, foresters and Food and Cover...
  • Parents now learning about "spice" -- a rising alternative to smoking pot

    Parents now learning about "spice" -- a rising alternative to smoking pot
    YORK — Teachers noticed the 16-year-old York High School student stumbling around and acting strangely almost as soon as he arrived at school one morning a few weeks ago. Noting the teen's slurred, incoherent speech, a teacher called for an...
  • New Dodge Chargers for Gloucester Sheriff's Office on hold

     
    Bidding on 10 Dodge Chargers that Gloucester Sheriff Steve Gentry wants to put on the road closed on Jan. 18. But the county hasn't awarded a bid. Bll Lindsey, Gloucester's purchasing manager, said he's not sure the county will award......
  • Gloucester checks in with 6 percent growth last decade

     
    Gloucester gained 2,078 residents over the last decade, according to the 2010 census results. The county's population is set at 36,858, up from 34,780 in 2000, according to census results posted on the Virginia Public Access Project. The 6 percent......
  • Gloucester fires causes `suspicious' and under investigation

     
    Fires that erupted around Gloucester over the weekend charred more than 1,500 acres and damaged homes, outbuildings, hunting lodges, boats, vehicles and other property. At the height of Saturday's conflagration between Starvation and Island roads in the...
  • Santorum Picks Up Endorsement of Some of PA State Senate GOP.

     
    Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum may not live in Pennsylvania any more, but he still has friends here. Calling him the right man for the right time, 15 members of the 30-member Republican caucus in the state Senate have come out......
  • Italian-born glass artist makes good in America

    Italian-born glass artist makes good in America
    Emilio Santini stands over a tool-strewn work table, spinning a glowing tube of glass in the roaring blast of an oxy-propane torch. Yellow flames erupt from the red-hot surface, reflecting eerily in the near-black lenses of his protective glasses. But...