December 2, 2020

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PCAA donates medical supplies

The Peninsula Chinese American Association recently donated thousands of items of personal protective equipment to health care facilities ... Read more | Add your comment

Ecuadorian children helped by York County community

By Cathy Welch Correspondent “I was one of the first Rotary exchange students sent to Argentina,” Pennsylvania native ... Read more | Add your comment

Patriot Tours and Provisions

A whole new way to view history By Cathy Welch Correspondent Nestled at one end of Yorktown’s Riverwalk ... Read more | Add your comment

Mobjack Bay Coffee Roasters

Creating the drink of patriots By Cathy Welch Correspondent Born in a small fishing village in Wisconsin, Celeste ... Read more | Add your comment

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Statewide COVID-19 cases rise 9 percent

COVID-19 cases in Virginia took a 9-percent increase from Sunday to Monday, rising to 2,878. There have been 497 hospitalizations and 54 deaths, according to ... Read more | Add your comment

by yorktownindependent.

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Sheriff’s deputy tests positive for COVID-19

A York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office deputy who works in the courthouse has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a Facebook post from the office. Read more | Add your comment

by yorktownindependent.

Column

Farewell for now

By Betty J. Ramsey While COVID-19 is a global pandemic, the impact locally has been intensely felt. In the past few weeks, every business in ... Read more

by yorktownindependent, Monday, April 13, 2020 8:50 pm

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Statewide cases top 4,000

Statewide, the number of positive cases reached a new benchmark at 4,042 cases, almost 11 percent up from Wednesday. There have been 109 total deaths, ... Read more

by yorktownindependent, Thursday, April 9, 2020 12:32 pm

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Additional deputies test positive for COVID-19

Additional York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office deputies have tested positive for COVID-19, according to a press release from the sheriff’s office. Read more

by yorktownindependent, Thursday, April 9, 2020 11:59 am

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227 cases reported in Peninsula Health District

The Peninsula Health District now numbers 227 cases of COVID-19. Read more

by yorktownindependent, Wednesday, April 8, 2020 1:08 pm

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COVID-19 cases on Peninsula rise to 219

Tuesday’s report from the Virginia Department of Health shows 219 COVID-19 cases in the Peninsula Health District. Read more

by yorktownindependent, Tuesday, April 7, 2020 1:39 pm

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Peninsula Health District has 203 cases

Statewide cases of COVID-19 have risen to 2,637, according to the Virginia Department of Health. The Peninsula Health District has 203 cases — 117 cases ... Read more

by yorktownindependent, Sunday, April 5, 2020 12:59 pm

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Virginia cases of COVID-19 continue to climb

Cases of COVID-19 are continuing to climb in Virginia. Read more

by yorktownindependent, Saturday, April 4, 2020 1:54 pm

Editorial

A fantastic outreach

In trying and uncertain times like these, it is always great to hear about people who are doing amazing things. Local resident Susette Goff, as ... Read more

by yorktownindependent, Friday, April 3, 2020 6:48 pm

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Local eateries adapt in COVID-19 reality

Editor’s Note: The COVID-19 is a rapidly developing situation, and developments may impact what different restaurants are doing. Please call ahead to your favorite local ... Read more

by yorktownindependent, Friday, April 3, 2020 6:44 pm

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County services updates

The following is a list of updates on county programs and services that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Waste Management Center The Waste ... Read more

by yorktownindependent, Friday, April 3, 2020 6:38 pm

Column

A message to York County

Here we are, the first weeks of spring, and our beautiful county is mostly shut down. We all understand why — we are trying to ... Read more

by yorktownindependent, Friday, April 3, 2020 6:35 pm

Sports

Macias chooses Mount Olive

Tabb High School girls’ volleyball standout Briana Macias will play at the next level at the University of Mount Olive. It was a strong year ... Read more

by Niqko Marshall, Friday, April 3, 2020 6:34 pm

Sports

VHSL to delay spring season decision until May

The Virginia High School League decided in a conference call on March 24 to delay a decision on the spring season. VHSL gathered with its ... Read more

by Niqko Marshall, Friday, April 3, 2020 6:33 pm

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COVID-19 cases rise 15 percent

The number of COVID-19 cases in Virginia rose almost 15 percent from Wednesday to Thursday. Read more

by yorktownindependent, Thursday, April 2, 2020 4:07 pm

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COVID-19 cases increase 18 percent

Virginia saw an 18-percent increase in total confirmed cases of COVID-19 from Tuesday to Wednesday. There are now 1,484 cases. There have been 208 hospitalizations ... Read more

by yorktownindependent, Wednesday, April 1, 2020 1:17 pm

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Virginia cases surpass 1,000

Virginia surpassed 1,000 total cases of COVID-19 in Monday morning’s report from the Virginia Department of Health. Read more

by yorktownindependent, Monday, March 30, 2020 10:29 am

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COVID-19 cases rise 20 percent

The number of COVID-19 cases in Virginia went up 20 percent from Saturday to Sunday. Read more

by yorktownindependent, Sunday, March 29, 2020 1:04 pm

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Man charged in wife’s death

A local man has been arrested on charges of second-degree murder and using a firearm in commission of a felony after a Friday night shooting. Read more

by yorktownindependent, Saturday, March 28, 2020 10:38 pm

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Governor pushes Trump for stronger supply chain

Gov. Ralph Northam on Friday urged President Donald Trump to use the Defense Production Act to ramp up the flow of medical supplies to front-line ... Read more

by yorktownindependent, Friday, March 27, 2020 3:41 pm

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COVID-19 cases jump 31 percent

The cases of COVID-19 in Virginia jumped more than 31 percent from Thursday to Friday, and hospitalizations rose almost 28 percent. Read more

by yorktownindependent, Friday, March 27, 2020 12:30 pm

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COVID-19 cases rise 17 percent

The number of COVID-19 cases in Virginia has risen to 460, according to Thursday’s update from the Virginia Department of Health. Read more

by yorktownindependent, Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:51 pm

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State leaders praise national stimulus package

Virginia state leaders praised the stimulus package agreed to by Congress overnight during Gov. Ralph Northam’s Wednesday afternoon press conference. Read more

by yorktownindependent, Wednesday, March 25, 2020 3:33 pm

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Two additional deaths from COVID-19 reported on Peninsula

Two additional deaths from COVID-19 have been reported in the Peninsula Health District, according to a press release from the Virginia Department of Health. Read more

by yorktownindependent, Wednesday, March 25, 2020 2:41 pm

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Virginia cases of COVID-19 rise to 391

Virginia saw an almost 35-percent increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases from Tuesday to Wednesday. Read more

by yorktownindependent, Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:50 pm

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Governor urges Virginians to stay the course

Gov. Ralph Northam said on Tuesday that difficult adjustments may be needed for months to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus. Read more

by yorktownindependent, Tuesday, March 24, 2020 3:16 pm