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  1. Celebrate July 4th with these events on the Middle PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    July 4th Celebration at the Beach. Enjoy a fun day of swimming, fishing and boating at Gloucester Point Beach Park on Saturday, July 4, capped off by the annual fireworks display from Yorktown at 9:15 p.m. over the York River sponsored by the Yorktown July Fourth committee.

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  2. Google +Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Linn's Stamp News

    ... stamp for their important roles in the 1781 surrender of British Gen. Charles Cornwallis following the Siege of Yorktown, Va., which is considered the final major land battle of the Revolutionary War. Rochambeau was the commander of an expeditionary ...

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  3. Fourth of July events on the PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The 36th annual Yorktown Fourth of July Celebration will be held on Saturday, July 4. Activities taking place in Historic Yorktown will include: The annual Yorktown Independence Day 8K Run and 5K Walk event, sponsored by the York County Historical Museum, will take place at 8 a.m. at York High School, located on Route 17 in Yorktown. Race registration on July 4 begins at 6:30 a.m. Pre-registration is recommended at http://peninsulatrackclub.com .

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  4. 8 things: A historic Virginia estate heads to auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Business Journal

    ... acres of Green Plains Estate in Mathews County, at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay in the Williamsburg-Jamestown-Yorktown area, will be auctioned July 16. The estate has been a part of Virginia history since the late 1790s, part of the holdings ...

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  5. VIMS, Peninsula Health District partner for beach monitoringRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... decay or float away. Last summer, the state issued a total of two swimming advisories for the Huntington and Yorktown public beaches, three for the beach at King Lincoln Park, and one each for Buckroe, Fort Monroe and Salt Ponds. But at troublesome ...

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  6. Rare stone slave quarters unearthed at BelvoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... French troops commanded by the Comte de Rochambeau thought to have camped there in September 1781, on their way to Yorktown, Virginia, and the final major battle of the Revolutionary War. Instead, the archaeologists came upon the remains of a ...

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  7. The Only Full Featured Plain-text Document Automation System 'On...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | PRWeb

    ... in the challenges of document automation. He is the senior partner at Lasris, Walsh and Associates P.C. in Yorktown Virginia. He is presently a member of the Virginia State Bar, the Florida Bar, the Newport News Bar Association, and member and Past ...

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  8. Deputy-involved shooting closes part of Ft. Eustis in York CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Deputies with the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office say an armed and wanted suspect is dead after he allegedly pulled a gun on a deputy during a traffic stop. On Wednesday morning, around 6:30 a.m., investigators had part of Fort Eustis Boulevard in Yorktown closed due to an incident.

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  9. Teen Injured in Tubing AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    A teenage girl was injured in a tubing accident Monday afternoon at the 7.8 mile marker of the Grand Glaize Arm. According to the Highway Patrol's Water Division, 13 year old Shelby Moore of Yorktown, Virginia received minor injuries after the boat pulled the tube she was on over a large wake causing her to fall off into the water.

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  10. Tree falls on Virginia Beach home, missing owners' bed by 10 feetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    ... had several calls on Sunday after Saturday night's storms. Other than the Kersh's home, they had to go to homes in Yorktown and one home in Newport News. Normally, Jutras and his staff would have off on Sunday. "You have got to do what you have to ...

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  11. Baltimore wants to know: How do you say L'Hermione?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... past Fort McHenry and into its berth by Baltimore Pride II. It is the fifth stop on a 12-city tour that began in Yorktown, Va., where the original L' Hermione joined the blockade against the British that secured the surrender of Gen. Charles ...

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  12. Reader feedback June 20: Traffic spikes, Slide the City arrives, Nancy Thomas Gallery for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... renowned artist and owner of the Nancy Thomas Gallery, located at 301 Ballard St. in the heart of historic Yorktown since 1991, confirmed Thursday that her gallery is on the market. If the property does not sell, Thomas said she will take it off the ...

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  13. Nancy Thomas Gallery in Yorktown for saleRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Nationally known artist Nancy Thomas of Yorktown, left, is shown in 2002 as she presented a 90th-birthday painting she created to famed television chef and author Julia Child. No Mags, No Sales, No Internet, No TV Nationally known artist Nancy Thomas of Yorktown, left, is shown in 2002 as she presented a 90th-birthday painting she created to famed television chef and author Julia Child.

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  14. U.S. Tour of French Frigate Hermione Highlights Past and Present Seapower AlliancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | U.S. Naval Institute

    ... the colonists struggling to gain independence from Britain. The replica Hermione (pronounced Her-me-own) arrived in Yorktown, Va., on June 5 and has since visited Alexandria, Va., and Annapolis, Md. Tomorrow, the ship will enter the Inner Harbor in ...

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  15. Jackson, not Hamilton, deserves to be booted off our currencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | New York Post

    ... glory, he pressured the general to make him a battalion commander, then captured a British fortification at Yorktown, Va. A congressman, lawyer, founder of the Bank of New York, father of our monetary system and first Treasury secretary, in his ...

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  16. Gloucester man, 69, beaten, robbed outside Newport News business, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Andrew D. Williams, 24, of the 300 block of Polaris Drive in Yorktown was arrested June 17, 2015 and charged with arson of a building and burglary. The charges are in connection with a fire at the Denbigh Professional Building July 25, 2014.

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  17. Battle of the Bards - Part 2: Regiments trade volley fire in a Maine newspaperRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Bangor Daily News

    ... hat Maine Farmer readers knew on May 22. In early May 1862, a Union soldier guards a captured Confederate fort near Yorktown, Va. Althogh the appearance of the wrecked 32-pounder cannon suggests that Union

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  18. York County wins judgment in Western Refinery lawsuitRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The dispute between York County and Western Refining, the former owners of the Yorktown oil refinery now used as a transfer terminal by Plains All American Pipeline, dates to December 2012. The dispute between York County and Western Refining, the former owners of the Yorktown oil refinery now used as a transfer terminal by Plains All American Pipeline, dates to December 2012.

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  19. Our Views: Voyage of the replica of the hermione honors Lafayettea s legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | The Advocate

    A barrel of rare Hennessy 250 Collector Blend Cognac is lifted from the Hermione at Riverwalk Landing Marina, Friday, June 5, 2015 in Yorktown, Virginia. The replica of the Hermione frigate, which, in 1780, brought Lafayette and vital French aid to the American Revolution, traveled 3,819 miles across the Atlantic from Rochefort, France with two barrels of Hennessy Cognac to be donated to charity.

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  20. The Hermione opens to the publicRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... brief stints on board before they are replaced by new volunteers, Louis said. He flew in for the ship's stop in Yorktown, Virginia, less than two weeks ago, and planned to stay on board until the Philadelphia stop next week. Retired Col. Milton Paul ...

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