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52-year-old man arrested, accused of rape at Naval Weapons Station

YORK COUNTY, Va. – A 52-year-old man is accused of raping a woman at a local naval base.

The York-Poquoson Sheriff Office says the initial call came April 19 from security at the Naval Weapons Station Cheatham Annex. 134 more words


Holiday Road

When touring historical spots, we always seek a nice balance between the Griswold’s visit to the Grand Canyon in National Lampoon’s Vacation (jump out of the car, look and nod twice, jump back into the car) and a three-year, in depth master thesis exploration. 668 more words


Success Stories of York County: Aaron Lovejoy

York County has always been known for its amazing stories of the past and the historic leaders that have walked its grounds. But what is York County doing for the future today? 591 more words


Yorktown Battlefield Auto Tour (Colonial National Historical Park, VA)

– Revolutionary War Series –

The Battle of Yorktown, the last major engagement of the American Revolution, was a decisive victory for Gen. George Washington’s Continental Army and the death knell for continued British occupation. 292 more words


Raccoon tests positive for rabies in Yorktown

YORKTOWN, Va. – A raccoon has tested positive for rabies in the area of Wolf Trap Road and Allens Mill Road.

The Peninsula Health District said anyone who may have been exposed to this animal (bite, scratch or contact with saliva by open wound or eyes, nose, mouth) is asked to contact the Health Department at Peninsula Health District at 757-594-7340. 89 more words


What To Do In and Around York County During Summer Vacation

As summertime rapidly approaches, York County residents are looking for options to fill their warm days off. York County offers a plethora of activities to do and places to visit, especially during the summer months. 482 more words


The Siege of Yorktown Begins

April 9, 1862 – President Abraham Lincoln questioned not only Major General George B. McClellan’s strategy and tactics, but also his math after McClellan opted to lay siege to Yorktown and not attack. 1,460 more words