February 19, 2020

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The Fifes and Drums of York Town

By Cathy Welch Correspondent Founded through York County Parks and Recreation Department as part of the 1976 bicentennial, The Fifes and Drums of York Town ... Read more

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Census invitations to go out soon

It’s officially time for the U.S. Census, and folks in the local area can expect to receive forms inviting them to participate in March. Participating ... Read more

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Gloucester resident delights with LEGO diorama

By Max Lonzanida Public Affairs Officer, Hampton Roads Naval Museum Warmer months bring scores of cruise ships to the Decker Half Moone Cruise Center in ... Read more

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Mariners’ Museum to commemorate Battle of Hampton Roads

The Mariners’ Museum and Park will host a day-long event on March 7 filled with family-friendly programming and activities to commemorate the Battle of Hampton ... Read more

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Polling place to move temporarily

The York County Electoral Board has received permission from the Virginia Board of Elections to temporarily relocate its polling place from the Grafton School Complex ... Read more

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Work continuing at Grafton schools

Work is continuing as the York County School Division recovers from a fire at the Grafton School Complex. The fire was reported about 3:45 p.m. ... Read more

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Grafton students to return Tuesday

York County School Division has announced that Grafton High and Grafton Middle schools will return to school on Tuesday following a devastating fire that happened ... Read more

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Museums see visitation, revenue increases

From Staff Reports Yorktown Independent Paid visitation in 2019 at Jamestown Settlement and American Revolution Museum at Yorktown living-history museums operated by the state’s Jamestown-Yorktown ... Read more

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African-American heritage celebrated

From Staff Reports Yorktown Independent Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown will present “African-American Cultural Heritage Month” throughout the month of February, ... Read more

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Teacher gets LFCU grant to foster innovative learning

By Selina Foreman Correspondent Learning through play is emphasized in kindergartens and preschools everywhere. Educational experts talk about how children can develop social and cognitive ... Read more

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