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  1. New senior-living development slated for YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    In the next 30 days, a patch of dense woods near a heavily traveled intersection in central York County will be cleared to make way for the Peninsula's newest senior-living facility. Court Rosen, vice president of strategic initiatives for Smith/Packett Med-Com LLC, confirmed Monday that his firm has purchased an 8.43-acre site at 3540 Victory Blvd., near the intersection of Hampton Highway and Victory Boulevard, and plans to build a 102-unit facility called The Crossings on the Peninsula.

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  2. For these folks, vegetable gardening is good gardening, no matter how you do itRead the original story

    Yesterday | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Heather Mahr and Ryan Clayton of Yorktown tend to the community garden plot in York County. Photo courtesy of Heather Mahr Heather Mahr and Ryan Clayton of Yorktown tend to the community garden plot in York County.

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  3. Feet on the ground: Experience the Peninsula by landRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Several stone markers mark the entrances to the Noland Trail at the Mariner's Museum Park in Newport News. The 15th anniversary of the trail is coming up and there will be week long events to celebrate.

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  4. York County seeks to fill art commission vacanciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Calling all art enthusiasts. Would you like to help bring funding of the arts to York County? If so, the York County Board of Supervisors is taking applications from county residents interested in serving on two arts commissions: The York County Arts Commission - Open to all residents of York County.

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  5. Explore the Peninsula by sea | From paddle boards and kayaks to harbor cruises and air boatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Carter Herman, left, Maddie Bauer, and Emily Dann paddle around a cover at the York River in Yorktown, Va., on Thursday, July 2, 2015. In addition to kayaks and paddleboards, Patriot Tours and Provisions rents canoes, bikes, and Segways.

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  6. Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 15: Slow taxes, lost parakeet and a bike sculpture fanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Why does Dominion Virginia Power send workers out alone during inclement ? Our power was out and the Dominion worker was out there on the street cutting a tree alone. My husband went out and said, "Why are you out here alone without a spotter? Let me stand here and make sure this tree doesn't fall on you or something else happenif you need help someone will be here for you."

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  7. Activities abound at York County's New Quarter ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The Bring Your Own Kayak , or canoe, program is set to return to New Quarter Park on the third Saturday of the month through October for an out-and-back paddle on Queen's Creek. The programs are set for the following dates: July 18, Aug. 15, Sept.19 and Oct. 17, according to a county news release.

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  8. Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 14: Lost, found and ShakespeareRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    I like to say a heartfelt thank you to the honest person who returned my purse immediately after finding it to the customer service desk at Martin's on Saturday morning, June 27. Glad to be living in Williamsburg where people are honest. I lost a tennis bracelet in the Antique Mall on Lightfoot Road this past Wednesday.

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  9. Greater Williamsburg seeing new housing startsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Developers with Yorktown-based Mid-Atlantic Commercial recently purchased 77.1 acres of land at Penniman Road and Route 199 near Water Country USA, where officials are planning a 220-unit residential development called Whittaker's Mill. "This is one of if not the prettiest pieces of property that I have ever worked on," said Lamont Myers, Mid-Atlantic Commercial director of development.

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  10. Eaglet in Yorktown with a bellyful of trash is a lesson on litterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The fledgling bald eagle was discovered on the ground nearly two weeks ago at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown - weak, emaciated and with a badly broken wing. A wildlife rehabilitator was called in, and the eaglet was stabilized and transported to the Wildlife Center of Virginia in Waynesboro.

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  11. York County man and woman arrested; accused of sex trafficking in Newport News, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Diontea Devonne Brooks, 28, and Jasmine Monique Denise Manley, 20 of York County are accused of sex trafficking in Newport News. They were arrested on multiple charges June 26, 2015.

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  12. Column: What's the Historic Triangle's hidden gem?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    I was thinking about that last week as I was preparing stories for the 4th of July and touching on the area's "History +" marketing strategy to pull out of the tourism slump greater Williamsburg has been in for the past few years. Is there a local attraction or event you feel doesn't get enough attention that would attract more tourists here? After all, who knows the charms of greater Williamsburg better than those who live here? Even at my advanced age, I remain a roller coaster enthusiast.

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  13. 220-unit housing development set for upper YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Developers with Yorktown-based Mid-Atlantic Commercial recently purchased 77.1 acres of land at Penniman Road and Route 199 near Water Country USA, where officials are planning a 220-unit residential development called Whittaker's Mill. "This is one of if not the prettiest pieces of property that I have ever worked on," said Lamont Myers, Mid-Atlantic Commercial director of development.

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  14. Dominion Virginia Power to close last unit at YorktownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Once a workhorse for Dominion Virginia Power, an oil-burning generating unit at the Yorktown power plant that the utility had hoped to modernize instead will be closed by 2020. A regulatory filing Wednesday detailing Dominion's latest 15-year operating and investment plan calls for the closing of the Yorktown 3 oil unit, in addition to Dominion's existing plan to close the two coal burning units at the plant.

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

    Wednesday Jul 1 | 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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  16. Fourth of July events on the PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | 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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  17. VIMS, Peninsula Health District partner for beach monitoringRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Every summer, health officials regularly sample public beach water to see if there's anything in there that can make people sick. Usually there's not.

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

    Jun 19, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Several days this past week, Interstate 64 through the Williamsburg area slowed to a crawl. On Friday morning, traffic was backed up all the way from Jefferson Avenue in Newport News to past Busch Gardens, causing more than a 40-minute delay for many commuters.

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

    Jun 19, 2015 | 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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  20. Gloucester man, 69, beaten, robbed outside Newport News business, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | 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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