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Address: P.O. Box 978 - Yorktown, VA 23692
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FlagB image smallFlag Burning Leads to Arrest in Tabb ... Mitchell Stauffer was charged after burning an American flag in the parking lot of the Wal-Mart located on George Washington Memorial Highway (Route 17) on July 4, 2019. On the afternoon of Independence Day, Stauffer pulled up in front of the store, threw an American flag on the ground, lit it on fire, while screaming inaudible phrases. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
EndEra image smallEND OF AN ERA ... Thank you for your continued readership of Yorktown Crier-Poquoson Post. This newspaper has existed as two separate publications and then a single one for over forty years. It has been our privilege to serve as a voice within and for the community and to deliver to you a quality local newspaper. Over the past month and a half, we have undergone considerable changes in order to not only improve our newspaper, but engagement with the communities we serve. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
SSSoccer image smallRegistration Open for Youth Fall Soccer, and "Start Smart” Soccer ... Parents may register children ages 3-5 for York County Parks and Recreation's fall "Start Smart" instructional soccer class. Registration closes August 3, and age is based on how old a child is on Oct. 1, 2019. Parents participate with their children in this coed program where boys and girls begin to learn the "FUNdamentals" of playing soccer! As the instructor teaches a skill or drill, children then get to practice it with their parent. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
FI 11jul19 smallFishing News | Tide Chart ... This summer and fall, Avangrid Renewables will continue to study the Kitty Hawk Offshore Wind Lease Area by conducting High Resolution Geophysical Surveys. The purpose of the surveys is to characterize seabed/sub-surface conditions in the Kitty Hawk Offshore Wind Lease Area. Survey work will include multibeam bathymetry, magnetic measurements, side scan sonar imaging, seabed stratigraphy, benthic sediment sampling and video imaging. (Read the Article) (Get the Tide Chart) (Have a Comment?)
JRSE imageJRS Explorations Discovers Evidence of Revolutionary War Wreck ... When underwater archaeologist, Josh Daniel, emerged from the York River with a fragment of burnt wood, veteran archaeologist, John D. Broadwater, knew they found something important. Divers from JRS Explorations have been working diligently on the floor of the York River to find remnants of the battle between the French and British during the last days of the Revolutionary War. (See Page 2, July 11, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?
SineM imageSine Nomine Series Presents Runaway String Band ... The Sine Nomine Series and St Mark Lutheran Church are delighted to present the Runaway String Band, featuring: Dave Paddock, Barry Trott, Doug Austin, and Lynn Trott on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 7:30 PM. St Mark Lutheran Church is located at 118 Old York- Hampton Highway, Yorktown, VA 23692. (See Page 3, July 11, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Local Schools Announce Student Honors ... This week we publish the Grafton High School Third Quarter Honors and Highest Honors Rolls. (See Page 4, July 11, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Toddler imageMissing Toddler’s Remains Presumed Found; Mother Charged ... On Tuesday, July 3, 2019, Hampton Police Department Chief Terry Sult delivered the news that no one wanted to hear: the remains of a child were found at the steam plant off Wythe Creek Road. In a case that has shook the community and that investigators poured more than 10,000-man hours into over the course of just over a week. (See Page 6, July 11, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Smokey imageVirginia Department of Forestry Celebrates Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday With Unique Outdoor Activity ... Just in time for summer fun, the Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) is partnering with the six other state forestry agencies (Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey) that comprise the Mid-Atlantic Forest Fire Compact to launch the Smokey Bear 75th Anniversary GeoTour. (See Page 6, July 11, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Mariner’s Museum to Celebrate Apollo 50th Anniversary ... On Saturday, July 20, The Mariners' Museum and Park will commemorate one of the most iconic events in American history – the first humans landing on the Moon. The Museum will honor the monumental significance of Apollo 11 and 12 and their historical achievements for mankind with family-fun programs. (See Page 6, July 11, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Women in Avaition Quiz ... The world has seen a lot of great women pilots, although they haven't always gotten the recognition they deserve. So why not grab your favorite pen and a frothy lemonade and take another fun yet educational YTCPP quiz by JFH. (See Page 8, July 11, 2019 Edition) (Have a Comment?)

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