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York County (Virginia)

York County (Virginia)
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Top York County (Virginia) Articles

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  • Gloucester Emergency Services Coordinator Paul Long steps down

    Paul Long's stint as Emergency Services coordinator in Gloucester proved to be a short one. Long has left employment in Gloucester has returned to his former position in York County. He began work in Gloucester on Jan. 1 at a salary of $69,000 a year....
  • Irene-related music updates and cancellations

    Irene-related music updates and cancellations
    It's gotten to the point where it's probably easier to report on what's still happening rather than what's been canceled. If it was scheduled for Saturday or Sunday, It's probably been scrapped. I'll continue to update this post through the day. -- The...
  • Peninsula lawyers offer free divorce advice to military women

    Almost two years have passed since Suzi Israel separated from her husband. After 20 years of marriage, her Army Reservist husband moved to Washington. Israel quickly filed a willful abandonment complaint with the family court in York County, but was...
  • Police: Chicago man decapitates self in Virginia

    Police: Chicago man decapitates self in Virginia
    YORKTOWN, VA. -- A Chicago man set a trailer on fire and decapitated himself after a domestic dispute in York County on Tuesday morning. The man's name has not been released to the media, but Sheriff Danny Diggs said the man was 46 years old and "most...
  • Nandinas perfect pot partners for container gardens

     Nandinas perfect pot partners for container gardens
    When I was a child spending summers with my grandmother in rural Virginia near Lynchburg, I paid little attention to the dozens of nandinas that lined her huge U-shaped driveway. Now, I fondly recall their white spring flowers, lime green summer...
  • VP Biden Visits York elementary school, touts American Jobs Act

    VP Biden Visits York elementary school, touts American Jobs Act
    UPDATE:  Vice President Joe Biden spent more than an hour at Goode Elementary School in York Tuesday morning...stopping first in a 4th grade classroom to interact with students, then speaking to a crowd at the school library.  Biden is pushing the...
  • Health Notes: Confused by Medicare choices? This program can answer your questions

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> Confused by Medicare choices? This program can answer your questions
    Navigating Medicare changes and choices is not for the faint of heart. This free program offered by York County can answer your questions. Also, be aware that the open enrollment period ends earlier this year -- on Dec. 7 -- than in previous years....
  • Ten years after Sept. 11th, where are we?

    Ten years after Sept. 11th, where are we?
    Tahani Amer of York County saw the best of America after the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Neighbors and co-workers flocked to support her. People began asking questions about Islam, and she embarked on a mission to educate others on her religion, her way...
  • Remembering Sept. 11: ' I felt betrayed'

    Remembering Sept. 11:  ' I felt betrayed'
    Tahani Amer had an instinctive reaction to the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. She prayed. An Egyptian by birth, an American by choice, an engineer by training and a Muslim for life, Amer witnessed the attacks on TV at NASA-Langley Research Center, where she...
  • Cactus restaurant in York County retools its image to become more family-friendly

    Cactus restaurant in York County retools its image to become more family-friendly
    When Kim Dean-Hatfield was growing up, she and her family would eat at a casual Mexican restaurant on Route 17 in York County. The restaurant is now called the Cactus, and Hatfield, 43, has been its manager since November. She and her brother, Bobby...
  • Judge rejects health care insurance mandate

    Judge rejects health care insurance mandate
    (Reuters) - A federal judge in Pennsylvania said the insurance-buying mandate in President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is unconstitutional, the latest ruling over an issue likely to be taken up by the Supreme Court. U.S. District Judge...
  • Fall gardening: Oct. 1 workshop teaches you about native perennials and other fall planting secrets

    Fall gardening: Oct. 1 workshop teaches you about native perennials and other fall planting secrets
    The annual Fall Landscape Extravaganza sponsored by the Virginia Cooperative Extension-York County Office will be held on Saturday, Oct. 1, at St. Joan of Arc Church, 9041 George Washington Memorial Highway in Yorktown.  Fall is the perfect time to...