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Daily Press
Virginia Institute of Marine Science to host Discovery Lab Aug. 23and cooler water. Some big catfish were caught this week. Crappie catches are g
Virginia Institute of Marine Science to host Discovery Lab Aug. 23
Daily Press / Posted 3 hours ago
and cooler water. Some big catfish were caught this week. Crappie catches are good. Bream and perch catches are also good. Poquoson Flats: Some speckled trout are on the flats and inside Back River. It looks like we have had a good red drum spawn... Read more
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Daily Press
Female in York County allegedly robbed while playing 'Pokemon Go'before being robbed of her cell phone early in the morning on July 22, deputies
Female in York County allegedly robbed while playing 'Pokemon Go'
Daily Press / Posted 10 hours ago
before being robbed of her cell phone early in the morning on July 22, deputies said. Dennis Ivey, a spokesman for York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office, said the victim was playing "Pokemon Go" in the 300 block of Water Street, near Yorktown Beach,... Read more
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Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
‘A rebirth’: Mathews-built workboat Linda Carol is savedworkboat the Linda Carol is back on the water and looking better than ever. Cur
‘A rebirth’: Mathews-built workboat Linda Carol is saved
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal / Posted yesterday
workboat the Linda Carol is back on the water and looking better than ever. Currently docked at York Haven Marina in Poquoson, the boat is registered in Bavon, and owner Bill Mullis, a Mathews native and Gloucester resident, plans to keep it... Read more
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County accepts $95,000 grant for rail emergency trainingmeeting July 19. Pat Riter, a library assistant at the Yorktown branch of the
County accepts $95,000 grant for rail emergency training
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
meeting July 19. Pat Riter, a library assistant at the Yorktown branch of the York County Public Library system, and York-Poquoson Sheriff's Deputy John Moore were recognized for 20 years of service. Riter is described as the "smiling face" of... Read more
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18-old's homicide shocks York County neighborhood18, of Toano, and a 17-year-old from James City County were arrested in connect
18-old's homicide shocks York County neighborhood
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
18, of Toano, and a 17-year-old from James City County were arrested in connection to the shooting on Saturday, the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office announced in a Facebook post Monday. A second 17-year-old from James City County was arrested... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
York-Poquoson sheriff’s office investigating homicideWilliamsburg, Va. — The York Poquoson Sheriff’s Office is currently conducting
York-Poquoson sheriff’s office investigating homicide
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 4 days ago
Williamsburg, Va. — The York Poquoson Sheriff’s Office is currently conducting a homicide investigation that occurred Friday evening. It happened on 1000 Stewart Drive in Williamsburg. Officials say one man was shot and killed just after 6:30... Read more
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Daily Press
Person shot and killed in York County on FridayThe York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Friday shooting as a homi
Person shot and killed in York County on Friday
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Friday shooting as a homicide, an official on Sunday. The shooting happened “some time Friday evening” in the 1000 block of Stewart Drive, according to Lt. Dennis Ivey, spokesman for the... Read more
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July 23 Letters: Health care compensation, Olympic participation, leading the nationplay for the Team USA in the Olympics at Rio, should you play for the USA Ryder
July 23 Letters: Health care compensation, Olympic participation, leading the nation
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
play for the Team USA in the Olympics at Rio, should you play for the USA Ryder Cup team in Hazeltine? Allen C Foster Poquoson Is America a great country or one that is sliding into mediocrity or worse? It depends on what the definition of... Read more
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Reader feedback July 22: Addresses, locations, Marspublished the street address. We'll discuss how to be more consistent — and spe
Reader feedback July 22: Addresses, locations, Mars
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
published the street address. We'll discuss how to be more consistent — and specific — in the future. Viking lander • Ed, Poquoson: Tamara Dietrich's article on the historic 40th anniversary of the soft landing of the two Mars Viking spacecraft... Read more
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Daily Press
State to keep cobia season open through August 30mackerel and cobia are in the area. Beaverdam Reservoir: The fish are hanging
State to keep cobia season open through August 30
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
mackerel and cobia are in the area. Beaverdam Reservoir: The fish are hanging in deeper water but crappie and largemouth bass fishing is good. Poquoson Flats: There are a few speckled trout on the flats. Small bluefish and houndfish are num... Read more
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Baseball (7/21 UPDATE): How players with Hampton Roads connections are faring in the major and minor leaguesHampton (Kecoughtan High), Peninsula Pilots; PJ Higgins: Old Dominion; Ryan His
Baseball (7/21 UPDATE): How players with Hampton Roads connections are faring in the major and minor leagues
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
Hampton (Kecoughtan High), Peninsula Pilots; PJ Higgins: Old Dominion; Ryan Hissey: W&M; Michael Katz: W&M; Chad Pinder: Poquoson High, Virginia Tech, Pilots; Mark Reynolds: Virginia Beach (First Colonial), U.Va.; Chris Taylor: Virginia Beach... Read more
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Poquoson may soon have a brewpubPoquoson could have a new brewpub sitting on City Hall Avenue by next summer, i
Poquoson may soon have a brewpub
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
Poquoson could have a new brewpub sitting on City Hall Avenue by next summer, if everything goes according to plan. The roughly 6,000-square-foot facility would seat roughly 200 people if built, said City Planner Kevin Wyne, who presented plans for... Read more
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Poquoson may soon have a brewpubPOQUOSON — Poquoson could have a new brewpub sitting on City Hall Avenue by nex
Poquoson may soon have a brewpub
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
POQUOSON — Poquoson could have a new brewpub sitting on City Hall Avenue by next summer, if everything goes according to plan. The roughly 6,000-square-foot facility would seat roughly 200 people if built, said City Planner Kevin Wyne, who presented... Read more
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York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office releases free safety appConnecting with the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office has never been easier thanks
York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office releases free safety app
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
Connecting with the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office has never been easier thanks to a new iOS app. The free app was created to make it simple for citizens to submit crime tips, traffic complaints and request vacation house checks, according to a... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office releases iOS appYORK COUNTY, Va. – The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office has released a mobile app
York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office releases iOS app
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 8 days ago
YORK COUNTY, Va. – The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office has released a mobile app for iOS users that they hope will increase communication between the public and the Sheriff’s Office. The app allows citizens to get information about the Sheriff and... Read more
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Daily Press
Capital project information now available onlineyorkcounty.gov and at yorkcounty.gov/publicworks. Call Brian Woodward at 757-89
Capital project information now available online
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
yorkcounty.gov and at yorkcounty.gov/publicworks. Call Brian Woodward at 757-890-3241 for more information on the project. Poquoson hopes flagship visit will raise city's boating profile Poquoson administration believes a visit from the flagship... Read more
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Daily Press
Sunday's "360": Sanderson prevails in Hampton Amateur golf; Pilots fall in 10 inningshas two pool-play games left. ... Cave Spring National scored a run in the bot
Sunday's "360": Sanderson prevails in Hampton Amateur golf; Pilots fall in 10 innings
Daily Press / Posted 10 days ago
has two pool-play games left. ... Cave Spring National scored a run in the bottom of the sixth inning to eliminate Poquoson 12-11 in the age 8-10 state baseball tournament in Manassas. ... The Phoebus-Wythe Junior team harbors realistic... Read more
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Daily Press
Police, community on Peninsula show support in light of Baton Rouge shootingtime an officer is killed on the job, it puts law enforcement on high alert, sa
Police, community on Peninsula show support in light of Baton Rouge shooting
Daily Press / Posted 10 days ago
time an officer is killed on the job, it puts law enforcement on high alert, said Lt. Dennis Ivey, spokesman for the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office. "We always take precaution because it's a dangerous business that we do," Ivey said. "The bottom... Read more
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July 18 Letters: Protecting the bay, climate change, Bastille Day, Social Securitythe value of the Chesapeake Bay and vote against attempts to limit the EPA's ab
July 18 Letters: Protecting the bay, climate change, Bastille Day, Social Security
Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
the value of the Chesapeake Bay and vote against attempts to limit the EPA's ability to clean it up. Randie Trestrail Poquoson Beating the heat is becoming harder for Virginia residents. Doctors and news channels have continued to inform us... Read more
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DP Buzz: Protests in the streetbut they are still forced to decide where to draw the line. Better to follow th
DP Buzz: Protests in the street
Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
but they are still forced to decide where to draw the line. Better to follow the law right from the start Bill Travis Poquoson Blocking a public roadway is dangerous and can be fatal to pedestrians. An interstate highway is extremely... Read more
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Friday's Little League: Phoebus-Wythe junior baseball team wins state openerother District 7 representatives lost their opening games in state play on Frid
Friday's Little League: Phoebus-Wythe junior baseball team wins state opener
Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
other District 7 representatives lost their opening games in state play on Friday. In 8-10 baseball in Manassas, Poquoson lost 6-3 to Tuckahoe American. ... In 9-11 baseball in Honaker, Warwick lost 13-1 to SYA West. ... In Senior... Read more
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Daily Press
York deputies seek man accused of passing counterfeit $100in the parking lot of a York County business on July 16. The victim realized th
York deputies seek man accused of passing counterfeit $100
Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
in the parking lot of a York County business on July 16. The victim realized the bill was fake later, according to a York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office news release. The suspect was driving a mid-size, Kia-style SUV. Anyone with information on this... Read more
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'Pokemon Go' craze continues across the Peninsulato visit as part of the game, some businesses and homeowners see the game as en
'Pokemon Go' craze continues across the Peninsula
Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
to visit as part of the game, some businesses and homeowners see the game as encouraging players to trespass. The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office posted recently on Facebook to remind players not to venture onto private property. "We are... Read more
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Teens lend a 'helping hand' at Gloucester campfor themselves." Helping Hands Mission Camp is in its 12th year. It was develo
Teens lend a 'helping hand' at Gloucester camp
Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
for themselves." Helping Hands Mission Camp is in its 12th year. It was developed by Terry Stacey and her husband, Randy, Poquoson residents who volunteered to help homeowners in Gloucester after Hurricane Isabel in 2003. The couple attend Susanna... Read more
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Daily Press
Route 17 will return to 45 mph when construction is finishedby speeders. "We routinely get complaints on that area and we do respond to th
Route 17 will return to 45 mph when construction is finished
Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
by speeders. "We routinely get complaints on that area and we do respond to that," said Lt. Dennis Ivey of the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Department. "We not only patrol there regularly, when we receive complaints, we actually send units and... Read more
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Lifelong friends pool comic collection to open shop in PoquosonTwo lifelong friends pooled their comic collections to open a comic shop in Poq
Lifelong friends pool comic collection to open shop in Poquoson
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
Two lifelong friends pooled their comic collections to open a comic shop in Poquoson. "It's how me and Jimmy met, trading comics in 1985," said Kyle Kuchinsky, co-owner of Bull Island Secret Lair Comics and Collectibles. Kuchinsky, Jimmy Rabb and... Read more
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Daily Press
Colonial Williamsburg: Suspicious bag determined safeLocal law enforcement in Williamsburg, Poquoson, James City County and York Cou
Colonial Williamsburg: Suspicious bag determined safe
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
Local law enforcement in Williamsburg, Poquoson, James City County and York County made arrests or are searching for suspects in the cases pictured. Arrest and booking photos are provided by law enforcement officials. Arrest does not imply guilt, and... Read more
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Lifelong friends pool comic collection to open shop in PoquosonPOQUOSON — Two lifelong friends pooled their comic collections to open a comic
Lifelong friends pool comic collection to open shop in Poquoson
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
POQUOSON — Two lifelong friends pooled their comic collections to open a comic shop in Poquoson. "It's how me and Jimmy met, trading comics in 1985," said Kyle Kuchinsky, co-owner of Bull Island Secret Lair Comics and Collectibles. Kuchinsky, Jimmy... Read more
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Poquoson appoints new assistant superintendentPoquoson City Public Schools has appointed Portsmouth City Schools' director of
Poquoson appoints new assistant superintendent
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
Poquoson City Public Schools has appointed Portsmouth City Schools' director of curriculum and instruction as its new assistant superintendent. The division appointed Antonia Fox as the new assistant superintendent for instruction and support... Read more
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Crab Cake House celebrates grand openingPOQUOSON — The Crab Cake House celebrated its grand opening Tuesday and already
Crab Cake House celebrates grand opening
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
POQUOSON — The Crab Cake House celebrated its grand opening Tuesday and already seems on track to be one of Poquoson's most visited eateries. We're already ordering an extra fryer to keep up with the demand, said Jared Holloway, who co-owns the... Read more
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Poquoson students craft camera for NASAHAMPTON — A group of Poquoson High School students has developed a vacuum-tight
Poquoson students craft camera for NASA
Daily Press / Posted 18 days ago
HAMPTON — A group of Poquoson High School students has developed a vacuum-tight camera housing for use in experiments at NASA Langley Research Center. The students engineered the roughly 30-pound camera using about $3,000 in over-the-counter parts... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Deputies looking for man accused of punching woman in the faceYORKTOWN, Va. – The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office needs your help finding for
Deputies looking for man accused of punching woman in the face
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 18 days ago
YORKTOWN, Va. – The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office needs your help finding for a man who is accused of injuring a woman by punching her in the face. Roy Lee Brown, 37, is wanted on maiming charges stemming from the incident, which occurred on June... Read more
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Daily Press
Saturday's "360": York American captures Little League District 7 Major baseball title; Seven City Grain falls in basketball tournament thrillera grand slam, and drove in six runs as York County American clinched the Distri
Saturday's "360": York American captures Little League District 7 Major baseball title; Seven City Grain falls in basketball tournament thriller
Daily Press / Posted 19 days ago
a grand slam, and drove in six runs as York County American clinched the District 7 Major baseball title with a 10-2 win at Poquoson. York American earned a berth in the state tournament. Also for York American, Logan Koontz hit a two-run homer.... Read more
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DP Buzz: Online privacyshould be able to place software on your computer (such as one to monitor activ
DP Buzz: Online privacy
Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
should be able to place software on your computer (such as one to monitor activities) without due process. Bill Travis Poquoson I assume I have none, so I don't put anything on there I would not want anyone to know. If it is a secret I use my... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Community shows support to Hampton Roads officers following Dallas tragedyus and we're here for them," said Officer Daniel Hudson from the Norfolk Police
Community shows support to Hampton Roads officers following Dallas tragedy
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 20 days ago
us and we're here for them," said Officer Daniel Hudson from the Norfolk Police Dept. A man drops off donuts at the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office. The killings are a reminder for everyone, but especially the officers, that no day is certain.... Read more
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Daily Press
Pinder excelling in Cape Cod Leaguetake the summer off from baseball. Given his school connections at Clemson, it
Pinder excelling in Cape Cod League
Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
take the summer off from baseball. Given his school connections at Clemson, it would make sense for the rising junior and Poquoson native to play for the Hyannis Harbor Hawks of the Cape Cod Baseball League. Given his lineage, the Chatham Anglers,... Read more
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Crab Cake House open for business now, with grand opening TuesdayPoquoson's beloved Crab Cake House is holding its grand opening Tuesday. The r
Crab Cake House open for business now, with grand opening Tuesday
Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
Poquoson's beloved Crab Cake House is holding its grand opening Tuesday. The restaurant is currently holding a soft opening through Sunday, said Jared Holloway, who co-owns the restaurant with his childhood friend, Tabatha Mayhew-Sellers. Holloway... Read more
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27-old man drowns while swimming in College Creek ThursdayLocal law enforcement in Williamsburg, Poquoson, James City County and York Cou
27-old man drowns while swimming in College Creek Thursday
Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
Local law enforcement in Williamsburg, Poquoson, James City County and York County made arrests or are searching for suspects in the cases pictured. Arrest and booking photos are provided by law enforcement officials. Arrest does not imply guilt, and... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
York-Poquoson deputies shown love from public after Dallas police shootingsYORK Co., Va. – A local citizen delivered donuts and coffee to the York-Poquoso
York-Poquoson deputies shown love from public after Dallas police shootings
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 20 days ago
YORK Co., Va. – A local citizen delivered donuts and coffee to the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office Friday morning in light of the Dallas police shootings. A card with the donuts read: “To the brave men and women of the YCSD, thank you for all that... Read more
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Daily Press
Mark your calendars: Games to watch in the 2016 high school football seasonovertime. If the Bruins can tip the scales this time around, they would have a
Mark your calendars: Games to watch in the 2016 high school football season
Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
overtime. If the Bruins can tip the scales this time around, they would have a premier win to hang their pads on. Sept. 9: Poquoson vs. Grafton at Bailey Field. While this remains one of the fiercest and most well-attended rivalries in the Bay... Read more
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Daily Press
Peninsula cities trying to stem mosquito populationsprepared." Teule-Hekima said the Peninsula Health District is partnering with
Peninsula cities trying to stem mosquito populations
Daily Press / Posted 22 days ago
prepared." Teule-Hekima said the Peninsula Health District is partnering with its six localities — Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, James City County, Williamsburg and York, on a mosquito-control program to educate residents on what they can to do... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
York-Poquoson deputies looking for two detention center escapeesYORK-POQUOSON, Va. – According to deputies, two juveniles from the Merrimac Det
York-Poquoson deputies looking for two detention center escapees
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 22 days ago
YORK-POQUOSON, Va. – According to deputies, two juveniles from the Merrimac Detention Center ran from their work site Wednesday afternoon. They were near the Sentara Hospital in the Williamsburg area of York County. According to the York-Poquoson... Read more
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Daily Press
Poquoson gets AAA credit rating from S&P, Aa2 from Moody'sPOQUOSON — The city of Poquoson has received an affirmed AAA credit rating from
Poquoson gets AAA credit rating from S&P, Aa2 from Moody's
Daily Press / Posted 23 days ago
POQUOSON — The city of Poquoson has received an affirmed AAA credit rating from Standard and Poor's and an Aa2 rating from Moody's. The AAA rating is S&P's highest, and the Aa2 rating is the third-highest rating afforded by Moody's. Those ratings... Read more
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Daily Press
Nonprofit works to keep K-9s safe on the jobAtlantic K-9 Vest Fund in February and have raised about $30,000 to provide ves
Nonprofit works to keep K-9s safe on the job
Daily Press / Posted 23 days ago
Atlantic K-9 Vest Fund in February and have raised about $30,000 to provide vests for K-9s serving Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson and other locations. The group has donated vests for 18 police dogs in Virginia, Maryland and South Carolina. The... Read more
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Daily Press
Man strangles girlfriend, ransacks homeLocal law enforcement in Williamsburg, Poquoson, James City County and York Cou
Man strangles girlfriend, ransacks home
Daily Press / Posted 23 days ago
Local law enforcement in Williamsburg, Poquoson, James City County and York County made arrests or are searching for suspects in the cases pictured. Arrest and booking photos are provided by law enforcement officials. Arrest does not imply guilt, and... Read more
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Daily Press
It's in Poquoson's budget: $82,000 for streetlightsPoquoson budgeted $82,000 for streetlights in its budget for fiscal year 2017,
It's in Poquoson's budget: $82,000 for streetlights
Daily Press / Posted 23 days ago
Poquoson budgeted $82,000 for streetlights in its budget for fiscal year 2017, which began July 1. That represents a $1,000 increase in spending from 2016, or 1.2 percent. The funding goes to providing electricity for current streetlights as well as... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Teenager found dead on ‘haunted’ Virginia roadsuffered multiple gunshot wounds, investigators told WTVR. "We feel for the vi
Teenager found dead on ‘haunted’ Virginia road
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 24 days ago
suffered multiple gunshot wounds, investigators told WTVR. "We feel for the victim and we feel for his family," York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Dennis Ivy Jr. said. "We just want to get justice and find the person, to get to the... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Teenager found dead on ‘haunted’ Virginia roadsuffered multiple gunshot wounds, investigators told WTVR. "We feel for the vi
Teenager found dead on ‘haunted’ Virginia road
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 25 days ago
suffered multiple gunshot wounds, investigators told WTVR. "We feel for the victim and we feel for his family," York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Dennis Ivy Jr. said. "We just want to get justice and find the person, to get to the... Read more
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Daily Press
Saturday's "360": York County advances to Junior League baseball final vs. Phoebus; MME rolls in basketball 7 Cities Pro-Amtwo chances to take the crown and its state tournament bid. ... In early round
Saturday's "360": York County advances to Junior League baseball final vs. Phoebus; MME rolls in basketball 7 Cities Pro-Am
Daily Press / Posted 25 days ago
two chances to take the crown and its state tournament bid. ... In early rounds of the age 11-12 baseball tournament at Poquoson Little League, Charlie Daszkowski hit a three-run homer as York County American beat Hampton-Wythe 7-0, and Robbie... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
89-old figure skater still on the iceU.S. 89-year-old Ray Carmines has been skating for as long as he has been walk
89-old figure skater still on the ice
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 26 days ago
U.S. 89-year-old Ray Carmines has been skating for as long as he has been walking. He's a competitive figure skater from Poquoson and recently won a gold medal in a competition in Richmond. Carmines has been ice skating for a very long time, 84... Read more
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