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Yorktown (York, Virginia)

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  • Boats meant for Afghan police sit idle in Yorktown

    Boats meant for Afghan police sit idle in Yorktown
    YORK — Eight boats purchased with more than $3 million meant for reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan have been sitting unused at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown for more than three years. An inquiry from the federal Office of the Special...
  • Cheatham Annex celebrates 71 years of service to fleet, family and fighters

    Cheatham Annex celebrates 71 years of service to fleet, family and fighters
    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...
  • Hampton Roads authors keeping busy

    Hampton Roads authors keeping busy
    Hampton Roads writers are prolific. Every month in the Daily Press newsroom, we receive information on a number of new releases to share with our readers. Here’s a look at several titles from the past few months. “The Private War of...
  • Ticket Extras: Things to do this weekend and beyond

    Ticket Extras: Things to do this weekend and beyond
    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...
  • Kathy Van Mullekom: Beneficial bumblebees pollinate many plants, including native spiderwort; but beware the not-so-nice perilla

    Today, for the monthly introduction to an insect, native plant and invasive plant, you meet the nice native plant spiderwort and the not-so-nice perilla. You'll also meet the beneficial bumblebee. Information on these species comes courtesy of Helen...
  • Thursday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Cited for abuse, Wojcik might lose CAA basketball job at Charleston

    Colleges: Men’s basketball: The Colonial Athletic Association might be losing a head coach soon. The College of Charleston’s investigation of embattled Doug Wojcik exposed dozens of examples of him lashing out at players with obscenities,...
  • Some Independence Day fireworks affected by storm

    Some Independence Day fireworks affected by storm
    Officials across Hampton Roads are waiting to see if fireworks shows will have to be canceled or postponed as a hurricane, previously a tropical storm on Wednesday, tracks up the East Coast. As of Thursday, at least one Peninsula fireworks show had been...
  • Cab driver robbed in York County, police say

    Cab driver robbed in York County, police say
    The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office is searching for a man who they said robbed a cab driver Wednesday night. The incident was reported to have happened at about 10 p.m. in the parking lot of the Yorktown Shuttle office in the 5700 block of Rt.17....
  • When it's time to celebrate, honor others

    When good things happen to you, how do you celebrate? How do you express your gratitude? Recently, National Basketball Association star Kevin Durant received the league's highly prized Most Valuable Player award. His remarkable season included a 12-...
  • York officials: Arrive early for July 4 events

    York County officials have advised the public to arrive early for the 35th annual Yorktown Fourth of July fireworks display, which starts lighting up the sky over the York River around 9:15 p.m. Visitors are urged to arrive in Yorktown before 6 p.m.,...
  • Independence Day celebrations

    Gloucester and Mathews both have July 4th celebrations set for Friday. Gloucester Point Beach Park will be available for a day of swimming, fishing and boating, capped off by the annual fireworks display from Yorktown at 9:15 p.m. over the York River...