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York County (Virginia)

York County (Virginia)
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  • Ten years after Sept. 11th, where are we?

    Ten years after Sept. 11th, where are we?
    Tahani Amer of York County saw the best of America after the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Neighbors and co-workers flocked to support her. People began asking questions about Islam, and she embarked on a mission to educate others on her religion, her way...
  • Remembering Sept. 11: ' I felt betrayed'

    Remembering Sept. 11:  ' I felt betrayed'
    Tahani Amer had an instinctive reaction to the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. She prayed. An Egyptian by birth, an American by choice, an engineer by training and a Muslim for life, Amer witnessed the attacks on TV at NASA-Langley Research Center, where she...
  • Cactus restaurant in York County retools its image to become more family-friendly

    Cactus restaurant in York County retools its image to become more family-friendly
    When Kim Dean-Hatfield was growing up, she and her family would eat at a casual Mexican restaurant on Route 17 in York County. The restaurant is now called the Cactus, and Hatfield, 43, has been its manager since November. She and her brother, Bobby...
  • Plenty of Japanese cars to sell in Hampton Roads — for now

    Plenty of Japanese cars to sell in Hampton Roads — for now
    A delivery of 11 Priuses arrived Thursday at Casey Toyota in York County. That brings to 20 the number of Priuses the dealership had to sell Thursday, said Lann East, sales manager. "We just got one of our largest allocations that we've ever had,"...
  • Md. transplants seen as helping to drive growth of York County, Pa.

    Md. transplants seen as helping to drive growth of York County, Pa.
    Former Baltimorean Greg Wise, who moved to York eight years ago to be closer to his aging parents, says he can easily identify new Maryland transplants who have joined him in the northern migration just across the Pennsylvania line. They're called...
  • Need some help filing your taxes? Here's a list of resources

    Need some help filing your taxes? Here's a list of resources
    Taxes: Get help preparing your taxes •In person: Go to the local IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center, 903 Enterprise Pkwy., Hampton. It's open weekdays 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 262-4007. •By phone: Individuals can call...
  • Virginia oyster industry fights off aquaculture bills

    Virginia oyster industry fights off aquaculture bills
    Doug McMinn would rather work on the Rappahannock River than talk to politicians. Yet that's exactly what he was doing over the winter when state lawmakers began tinkering with Virginia's oyster aquaculture laws. McMinn and fellow oyster growers...
  • Police Impersonator Arrested in York County

    Police Impersonator Arrested in York County
    A York County man is facing charges after impersonating a police officer, handcuffing a woman he met online and soliciting her for sex. James Weaver, 26, of Manchester Township was formally charged on Monday. The incident happened on Thursday afternoon...
  • Governor declares state of emergency, all Gloucester schools closed Monday

    Governor declares state of emergency, all Gloucester schools closed Monday
    Three people were killed and more than 60 were injured when a tornado cut a mile-wide path across Gloucester County Saturday, said Gloucester Sheriff Steve Gentry.The victims have been identified as Periccis Gerasimos Koutsoumbinas,a 60 year-old-male,...
  • Judge rejects health care insurance mandate

    Judge rejects health care insurance mandate
    (Reuters) - A federal judge in Pennsylvania said the insurance-buying mandate in President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is unconstitutional, the latest ruling over an issue likely to be taken up by the Supreme Court. U.S. District Judge...
  • Fall gardening: Oct. 1 workshop teaches you about native perennials and other fall planting secrets

    Fall gardening: Oct. 1 workshop teaches you about native perennials and other fall planting secrets
    The annual Fall Landscape Extravaganza sponsored by the Virginia Cooperative Extension-York County Office will be held on Saturday, Oct. 1, at St. Joan of Arc Church, 9041 George Washington Memorial Highway in Yorktown.  Fall is the perfect time to...