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York County (Virginia)

York County (Virginia)
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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Williamsburg hosts NSA Girls Fast Pitch World Series this week

    Williamsburg hosts NSA Girls Fast Pitch World Series this week
    WILLIAMSBURG—The Historic Triangle is hosting the National Softball Association 2014 Girls Fast Pitch Eastern B World Series this week. Approximately 120 teams from Canada and 14 U.S. States are participating in the tournament, according to...
  • 120 girls fastpitch teams in Williamsburg for National Softball Association World Series

    120 girls fastpitch teams in Williamsburg for National Softball Association World Series
    WILLIAMSBURG—The Historic Triangle is hosting the National Softball Association 2014 Girls Fast Pitch Eastern B World Series this week. Approximately 120 teams from Canada and 14 U.S. States are participating in the tournament, according to...
  • Peninsula animal shelter in Newport News plods toward completion

    Peninsula animal shelter in Newport News plods toward completion
    NEWPORT NEWS — Construction workers continue pawing over an animal shelter Peninsula officials hoped would be filled with cats and dogs nearly four months ago. The Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter was initially expected to open on Jefferson...
  • York School Board to interview superintendent candidates

    The York County School Board will begin interviewing candidates to fill the school division's top distractive position later this month. Twenty-four people applied for the vacancy left by Eric Williams, who left June 30 to become the superintendent at...
  • 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...
  • Newport News faith-based aid organization hopes new name brings more visibility

    Newport News faith-based aid organization hopes new name brings more visibility
    NEWPORT NEWS — THRIVE Peninsula has been around for more than 40 years, but it's also brand new. The faith-based nonprofit aid organization was formerly known as Denbigh United Christian Outreach. It is a collaboration between local churches and...
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  • Newport News has highest HIV/AIDS rate in region

    Newport News has highest HIV/AIDS rate in region
    The 23607 ZIP code encompasses Newport News city offices, a swath of land occupied by the shipyard, and the ribbon of a residential area along a length of Jefferson Avenue. It also is home to the greatest concentration in the region of those living with...