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Yorktown (York, Virginia)

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  • 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...
  • Hampton's Osborn wins national title in USA Shooting Junior Olympics | Community notebook

    Sarah Osborn of Hampton won another national individual title and was a member of the Patriot Shooting Club team that captured a national championship Friday and Saturday in Camp Perry, Ohio. Osborn, 15, was at her best Friday, topping a field of 221...
  • Two York County apartment complexes will supply free summer meals for children

    Students who are at risk for missing meals when school is out can get free meals during the summer through the government-sponsored Summer Food Service Program. As of mid-June, dozens of sites in Hampton and Newport News were registered to serve free...
  • York sewer bills rise $4 this year, next

    The York County Board of Supervisors upped its residential sewer fee $4 last week, and promises to do the same next year. The county's bimonthly sanitary sewer maintenance fee went from $44 to $48 effective May 1, which means homeowners will see the bump...
  • Saturday's multi-sport college roundup: Eight HU athletes, Grafton grad King of U.Va. among NCAA track qualifiers

    Track and field: Hampton University will send a combined eight student-athletes to the NCAA outdoor championships after a strong showing this weekend in the NCAA East Preliminary in Jacksonville, Fla. Six Pirates will be heading to Eugene, Ore.,...
  • 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...
  • National Park Service to find new home for Shaw monument

    YORKTOWN — The National Park Service wants to rid itself of a nearly 120-year-old monument that has fallen into disrepair after being left in the woods for 80 years. Dan Smith, superintendent of the Colonial National Historical Park, which includes...
  • Summer events heat up Yorktown

    There are always plenty of fun things to do in Yorktown. Set sail with York River Charters or the schooners Alliance and Serenity; tour the town on a Segway with Patriot Tours & Provisions or on the free Yorktown trolley. Take a dip at Yorktown Beach....
  • New York investment firm buying up Williamsburg storage unit facilities

    An upstate New York investment firm has purchased three class-A Williamsburg-based storage unit facilities. Prime Group Acquisitions LLC purchased Williamsburg Storage, a 42,344-square-foot facility at 5151 Mooretown Road, for $3 million on June 6,...
  • 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...
  • Attention Hampton Roads book and poetry lovers!

    Attention Hampton Roads book and poetry lovers!
    As usual, there are lots of choices in and around Hampton Roads this week for those who want to attend poetry readings or other events. Poetry On Thursday, June 19, at 7 p.m., Poquoson’s Bill Glose and Claudia Gary from the Washington, D.C. area...