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Yorktown (York, Virginia)

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  • Gloucester site of Pocahontas' home could become national park

    Gloucester site of Pocahontas' home could become national park
    GLOUCESTER — Just as John Smith did 400 years ago, Gov. Terry McAuliffe arrived by boat at Werowocomoco on the banks of the York River to survey in person a land of rich history and great promise. McAuliffe visited on Tuesday the farm owned by Bob...
  • NTSB begins inquiry of fiery crude oil train derailment in Virginia

    A 105-car train stocked with Bakken shale crude oil was traveling slower than the 25-mph speed limit when 13 tankers near the front tumbled off a Virginia railroad track, causing a fire whose heat could be felt high atop neighboring skyscrapers, an...
  • Free Comic Book Day returns

    Free Comic Book Day returns
    Free Comic Book Day will take place on Saturday, May 3, offering customers a free comic book at participating stores.  The annual event pairs freebies with other activities as a way to promote the rare, but lasting, breed of comic book stores. ...
  • Yorktown Market Days begin Saturday, May 10

    Yorktown Market Days begin Saturday, May 10
    The Yorktown Market Days season will begin on Saturday, May 10, on Riverwalk Landing along the Yorktown waterfront. Hours are 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays through September. Additional fall markets will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 11 and 9 a.m. to...
  • Forging Lincoln's black legion

     Forging Lincoln's black legion
    Most Union troops moving from Fort Monroe to Yorktown during the Civil War made the trip by boat. But soon after the first African-American regiment on the Peninsula arrived at Old Point Comfort in October 1863, it took to the road. Resplendent in...
  • Suffolk offers photography showcase

     Suffolk offers photography showcase
    When the Suffolk Art Gallery staged its first juried photography exhibition in 1985, it was definitely the little kid on a block ruled by the Chrysler Museum of Art. Everybody who was anybody in Hampton Roads photography — and a lot of unknowns,...
  • $117,170: Yorktown trolleys

    $117,170: Yorktown trolleys
    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring line items from state and local budgets. Thousands of tourists descend upon Yorktown each the year. During the winter months, sightseers are on their own. But from April to October, they...
  • More than 500 people have signed up for coordinated health care plan

    More than 500 adults in Southeastern and Central Virginia who receive both Medicare and Medicaid, a group known as "dual eligibles," have already signed up for the state's new Commonwealth Coordinated Care program. Voluntary enrollment started March 1....
  • Hampton Roads Military Links

    Fort Eustis Army Base - 6th Transportation Battalion - 7th Special Troops Battalion - 7th Transportation Group - 10th Transportation Battalion - 11th Transportation Battalion - 24th Transportation Battalion - 53rd Transportation Battalion -...
  • $4,500: Yorktown Beach sand

     $4,500: Yorktown Beach sand
    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring line items from state and local budgets. York County budgets about $4,500 annually to replenish the sand along its waterfront property in Yorktown. The naturally occurring Yorktown Beach...
  • Former Cruiser's bouncer gets 3 1/2 years in prison for selling drugs

    A former Cruiser's Sports Bar & Grill who sold drugs while working at the tavern was sentenced Monday to serve 3 1/2 years in prison on a felony drug conviction. Dwayne Anthony Grigoleit, of Yorktown, pleaded guilty last June to selling cocaine at...