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York County (Virginia)

York County (Virginia)
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  • Back Story: Restoring historic stretch of railroad

    Back Story: Restoring historic stretch of railroad
    For quite some time now, enthusiastic volunteers have been whacking brush, clearing debris and replacing ties and rails on the old Pennsylvania Railroad's Northern Central Division, one of the nation's most historic stretches of railroad, which courses 10 miles northward from New Freedom, Pa., to Hanover Junction.
  • Pennsylvania police pursuit of stolen truck ends in Baltimore

    A 17-year-old Pennsylvania boy who stole his father's truck and attracted a tail of at least a dozen state and county police cruisers as he led them on a chase south into Baltimore City was caught on North Charles Street Wednesday night, police said....

    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...

    No more Fukushimas

    No more Fukushimas
    The earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan one year ago today precipitated the most serious nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. A worst-case scenario contemplated the voluntary evacuation of Tokyo, as the Japanese Atomic Energy Commission feared a...

    Ditch unwanted pesticides the safe way

    Ditch unwanted pesticides the safe way
    In 2005, Ken and I purchased property with a 30-year-old garage on it. Cleaning out that garage, we found bottles of chemicals, including an old brown-glass jug of Chlordane, a chemical I know well from the 1970s. Back then, some local engineers ordered...