February 19, 2020


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Check out the Fifes and Drums

It seems that no event locally would be complete without “The Face of Yorktown.” That’s what the Fifes and Drums of York Town call themselves, ... Read more

1 day ago by tracyagnew.

‘Yorfton’ and ‘Tafton’ setting great examples

When the fire at the Grafton school complex was originally reported and it was determined the building would be unusable for quite some time, it ... Read more

1 day ago by yorktownindependent.

Feeling grateful about Grafton

To the editor: My son attends Grafton Middle School. Last week, it felt like the world flipped upside down with the fire. The first blessing ... Read more

1 day ago by Letters to the Editor.

On New Year’s resolutions

Do you make New Year’s resolutions? Do you actually keep them? In past years, my resolutions have varied: Quit caffeine. Lose weight. Work harder in ... Read more

1 month ago by tracyagnew.

All about the PAWS

Poquoson Animal Welfare Sanctuary does great work, and it does it all with a group of dedicated volunteers. Lori Cawley hit the nail on the ... Read more

1 month ago by yorktownindependent.

Changing of the guard

We’re pleased to see that a foundation that manages some of the most important historic locations and assets in the United States will remain under ... Read more

1 month ago by yorktownindependent.

Congrats on store move

It was a one-mile journey 16 years in the making, but the move is finally done — much to the joy, we’re sure, of those ... Read more

2 months ago by yorktownindependent.

‘Tis the season

Yorktown is fortunate enough to have the perfect setting for holiday mirth. What’s better than immersing yourself in an 18th-century Christmas celebration, riding the Riverwalk ... Read more

2 months ago by yorktownindependent.

You’re not alone this season

If you’re feeling pretty sad for whatever reason as we approach the Christmas season, I just want you to know that you’re not alone. A ... Read more

2 months ago by tracyagnew.

Shop small this season

This edition comes out during Thanksgiving week, and we all know what that means. The (relatively new) adage goes that only in America do we ... Read more

3 months ago by yorktownindependent.

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