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York County (Virginia)

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

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  • Monthly meetings in Williamsburg

    CIVIC GROUPS Kiwanis by the Bay. 7 a.m. every Thursday at the Blue Phantom Inn, Phoebus High School, 100 Ireland St., Hampton. Information: Charles French, 788-4673. Woman's Club of Williamsburg. 11:30 a.m. select Wednesdays, Ford's Colony Club House, 1...
  • It's a gang thing

     
    Say the word 'gang' to someone around here and they probably don't immediately think, 'Gloucester.' Whether they would see a correlation between the two after Thursday night's gang awareness meeting is open for debate. The Gloucester Task Force on...
  • Helpful hands in Williamsburg and James City County

    Helpful hands These organizations and clubs provide information and support for a variety of health and social issues. AIDS-HIV, Williamsburg, 220-4606. Alzheimer's, Williamsburg, 221-7272, alzseva.org. American Red Cross, Hampton Roads chapter, 838-...
  • Helpful hands in Gloucester

    Helpful hands These organizations and clubs provide information and support for a variety of health and social issues. American Red Cross, Hampton Roads chapter, 838-7320, hrred_cross.org; Williamsburg chapter, 253-0228, http://cvc.redcross.org; York-...
  • Helpful hands in Newport News

    Helpful hands These organizations and clubs provide information and support for a variety of health and social issues. Alcoholics Anonymous, 595-1212, aavirginia.org. Alliance for Youth, youth development organization, 597-2801, nngov.com/children-...
  • Back in heroin's grasp: Deadly drug making a comeback on the Peninsula

    Back in heroin's grasp: Deadly drug making a comeback on the Peninsula
    On the street, they call it thunder, dust, junk or smack. Some shoot, smoke or snort it to feel the warm sensation — or to numb the pain. Like other drugs, heroin is popular one minute and fades into the background the next. It's the drug of...
  • Hike! in the wild

    GLOUCESTER COUNTY Beaverdam Park. Wildlife observation, biking, hiking, and exercise trails. Open Memorial Day through Labor Day from 6:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. 8687 Roaring Springs Road. 804-693-2107. HAMPTON Bluebird Gap Farm. This 60-acre farm has a...
  • The beauty and diversity of public gardens

    Butterflies feast on the nectar of coneflowers. Bees buzz around the blooms of lavender. Songbirds dart among the limbs of flowering crape myrtle. The diversity of wildlife and plant material is showcased at many public gardens in Hampton Roads and...
  • Regional emphasis on learning: specialized programs offered at Hampton Roads schools

    Local public school districts and private schools provide many educational options for preschool through high school students. Several public schools have elementary and secondary magnet programs focusing on specific fields such as science and technology,...
  • No shortage of support for our troops: Military lifelines abound in Hampton Roads.

    If there's one thing that quickly becomes obvious in Hampton Roads, it's the pervasive presence of the military. Our waterways are frequently filled with Navy war ships and Coast Guard cutters. Air Force jet fighters rumble overhead. Soldiers and Marines...
  • Helpful Hands: Organizations provide support for health, social issues in Hampton Roads

    These organizations and clubs provide information and support for a variety of health and social issues. AARP's Senior Employment Service Program, Norfolk (main office), 625-7001; Peninsula office, 727-4705; aarp.org. Access Aids Care Center for...
  • Ways to volunteer in your community

    Here are a few ways you can get involved in your community: Cat volunteers are needed. Adoptable cats from Animal Resource Foundation will be living at Petco in Newport News. Volunteers will provide full-service care, including cleaning, love and...