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  1. Black History Month marked with events, history, music and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... Erickson will present a story in this series. Today, on the front page, is Hampton. Coming this month: Jamestown, Yorktown and Williamsburg. The following list includes events, programs and exhibitions throughout the month. The calendar will be ...

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  2. Hertzler Farm development application no longer on file with city of Newport NewsRead the original story

    Friday | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    An application is no longer on file with the city from the developers who were planning to build a 137-lot single-family subdivision on historic Denbigh farmland - for now. Yorktown-based Forest Glen Associates LLC submitted an application Nov. 3 requesting the city rezone part of Hertzler Farm land, near the intersection of Lucas Creek and Colony roads near the Warwick River, to allow up to 6.6 homes per acre.

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  3. VIMS begins 75th anniversary celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The record Online

    ... Fisheries Lab The Virginia Institute of Marine Science began in 1940 as the Virginia Fisheries Laboratory in Yorktown. The institution moved across the York River to Gloucester Point in 1950 to make way for the Coleman Bridge, and took on its ...

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  4. 17-year-old killed in Yorktown shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | The Virginian-Pilot

    A 17-year-old was shot and killed this afternoon in a home in the Tabb area of the county. About 3:40 p.m., York-Poquoson Sheriff's deputies were called to the 200 block of Cattail Lane and found Dylan Peters of the same address inside.

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  5. Sheriff's deputies investigating shooting on Cattail Lane in YorktownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Police at the scene of a report of a shooting on Cattail Lane in York on Tuesday. York-Poquoson Sheriff's office deputies are on the scene of a shooting on Cattail Lane in Yorktown.

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  6. DNR director elected chair of Sea Grant ConsortiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | The Moultrie News

    ... in 1976 with a B.S. in zoology. He completed training at the U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Training Center in Yorktown, Virginia, in 1976 and graduated from the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy in 1977. "I very much look forward to working ...

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  7. Dominion power line project also needs federal approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... ) The company says it needs to immediately begin building the line to make up for forthcoming shutdowns of its Yorktown Power Station's coal-fired plants because of stringent new federal environmental regulations. But James City County and historic ...

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  8. New store roundup: New spots to shop open up on PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... is at 101 Charlene Court in the Grafton area of York County. Call 871-5986 for more information. Janie's Bridal in Yorktown opened in April, featuring bridal gowns, bridesmaid dresses and mother-of-the-bride attire. Patrick Henry Mall in Newport ...

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  9. York County seeks coffee thiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    This is not so much a story about stolen coffee as it is a story of the reaction to a story about stolen coffee. Can you identify this person? An unidentified white male entered the WaWa located at 5824 George Washington Memorial Hwy, Yorktown, on 12/28/14 and is accused of leaving the store with a cup of coffee without paying for it.

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  10. Yorktown couple faces felony firearm charges in New Kent CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    A Yorktown couple is facing felony charges of burglary and grand larceny in New Kent County after police say they burglarized a home and stole about $2,000 in firearms and alcohol on Jan. 8, said New Kent Chief Deputy Joe McLaughlin, Jr. Bailey Scott Strickland, 19, and his girlfriend, Rachel Nicole Dillon, 18, are accused of breaking into a home off of Carriage Road and stealing six firearms, as well as alcohol. The New Kent Sheriff's Department made contact with Strickland's father to let him know that his son was accused of a firearm burglary on Jan. 8. The New Kent Sheriff's Office arrested Dillon on Jan. 16, and Strickland on Jan. 17. Strickland is also facing charges in York County.

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  11. Obituary:Mike WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Willits News

    Mike Williams, born in 1942 in Cleveland, Ohio was the son of William and Irene Croke. He is survived by his son, Michael Croke, Jr. of Oak Harbor, Washington, brother Thomas Croke of Yorktown, Virginia and sister Patricia Coburn of Willits.

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  12. Locals ask York supervisors for bikeways, sidewalks and arts fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... currently provides 26 cents per person. Increasing arts funding for programs such as Art at the River in historic Yorktown, and performances for students and the public can increase quality of life and bring more revenue to the county, Myer said. ...

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  13. York's Biasi honored as Peninsula Track Club's 2014 Grand Prix champion | Community newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Barbara Biasi , five times a runner-up, was honored as the Peninsula Track Club's 2014 Grand Prix champion Saturday night in Yorktown. It was an ultra-gratifying honor for Biasi, who had come oh-so-close to winning the GP title in the past but wound up the first female runner-up in 1989, 1992, 2005, 2006 and 2012.

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  14. Yorktown Watermen's Museum wants scenic and historic designation for York RiverRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The Watermen's Museum in Yorktown is in discussions with five localities in an effort to win a Virginia "scenic and historic river" designation for the York River. If they're successful - a process that could take more than a year - the museum could win more grant funds to research shipwrecks, foster tourism and educate visitors about the river's ecology, said Mike Steen, director of education.

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  15. Police: Home invaders shot, killed in Newport NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    ... Officers who went into the apartment in the 400 block of Happiness Place found 38-year-old Tolanda Harris of Yorktown and 29-year-old Jon'te Manor of Newport News dead. Police say a man, woman and 4-year-old boy were inside the apartment at the time ...

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  16. WWII veteran, Virginia National Guardsman receives top honor from FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... Dairy in Norfolk. Sailors, Marines and civilians can now get their morning cup of coffee on Naval Weapons Station Yorktown at a new coffee shop that opened last week, according to base spokesman Mark Piggott. Old Ordnance Coffee Company opened ...

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  17. Icy Weather TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Ice has forced the tree down on the roadway on Yorktown Rd. in Newport News. Crews will be clearing the roads after cutting up the trees.

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  18. Newport News' Hertzler Farm developers have yet to submit full applicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The developers who were planning to build a 137-lot single-family subdivision on historic Denbigh farmland has not yet submitted a complete application for the development following an outcry from nearby residents at a Dec. 10 meeting. Yorktown-based Forest Glen Associates, LLC submitted an application Nov. 3 requesting the city rezone nearly 40 acres of Hertzler Farm land, located near the intersection of Lucas Creek and Colony roads near the Warwick River, to allow for up to 6.6 homes per acre.

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  19. At least 5 injured after partial building collapse in YorktownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Paul Young with the York County Fire Department said there was a commercial building under construction along Fort Eustis Boulevard and Route 17, where one of the trusses collapsed, around 1:49 p.m. The construction is part of the new Nelson's Grant Marketplace, next to the Food Lion on Fort Eustis Boulevard and across from the McDonald's. Young said one of the workers suffered serious injuries and was transported by Nightengale.

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  20. Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce to Present "Curb the Carb...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | PRWeb

    Caroline Fornshell of LWell Longevity Wellness Health Club will kick off the new year helping inspire business women to stick to their 2015 weight loss plans. On Jan. 8, from 12 to 1 p.m., Caroline Fornshell of LWell Longevity Health and Wellness in Yorktown will present "Curb the Carb Cravings" in the first women's Pink Bag Luncheon of the year, hosted by the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce .

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