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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...
  • 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...
  • Easter events across Hampton Roads

    Easter events across Hampton Roads
    Here's list list of Easter events across Hampton Roads: Newport News Audible Easter-Egg Hunt. Saturday, April 12, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Lions Clubs of Region 1 on the Peninsula and other community agencies are sponsoring the 2nd Annual Audible Easter-...
  • Authors win with book donations

    Authors win with book donations
    Most readers know to turn to their local libraries when looking for the newest book releases or recommendations for new authors. But with special programs and collection policies developed purposely to help readers and local authors find each other,...
  • Tuesday's 7/16 local schedule (updated Monday AM)

    BASEBALL Coastal Plain League: Peninsula Pilots at Gastonia, 7:30 Eastern League: Richmond at Binghamton, 6:35 American Legion: Senior: Gloucester Post 75 vs. Williamsburg Post 39 (doubleheader at Warhill High), 6 Hampton Post 31 vs. Poquoson Post 273 (at...
  • Thursday's 7/18 local schedule (updated Wed. AM)

    BASEBALL Coastal Plain League: Fayetteville vs. Peninsula Pilots (at War Memorial Stadium), 7:05 International League: Norfolk at Charlotte, 7:15 Eastern League: Bowie at Richmond, 7:05 American Legion: Senior: Hampton Post 31 vs. Williamsburg Post 39...
  • Thursday's 7/25 local schedule (updated Thursday AM with Legion schedule)

    BASEBALL Coastal Plain League: Peninsula Pilots at Morehead City, 7:05 International League: Pawtucket at Norfolk, 12:05 Eastern League: Richmond at Akron, 7:05 American Legion: Senior District Three tournament semifinals (at Warhill High): No. 4 Poquoson...
  • Hampton, NN, York County and Gloucester/Mathews schools now have Health Sciences Academies

    Hampton, NN, York County and Gloucester/Mathews schools now have Health Sciences Academies
    Of the 8 Health Sciences Academies in Virginia public schools, the Peninsula has its fair share. In June, Gov. Bob McDonnell approved one for the Gloucester County Public Schools and Mathews County Public Schools; they'll enroll up to 100 students in...
  • 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...
  • Kroger to buy Harris Teeter

    Kroger to buy Harris Teeter
    The Kroger Co. will buy Harris Teeter in a $2.5 billion deal, the company announced Tuesday. Both grocery chains have a presence in Hampton Roads. Right now, Kroger executives are not saying exactly how the merger will change either grocery brand. In a...