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York Supervisors remember County Administrator James McReynolds, name interim | With Videos
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:06:05 -0700
Two days after York County Administrator James O. "Mac" McReynolds died the county's Board of Supervisors held a somber Tuesday evening meeting. Several board members said they couldn't help but look to their right for McReynolds.
York County schools seek $500,000 to fix 911 radio reception
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:21:35 -0700
YORK — York County School Division staff say getting rid of "holes" in public schools' 911 radio reception is a top priority this budget cycle. The 800 MHz public-safety radios work, but the steel and concrete inside the schools prevent complete reception in 11 schools.
Fitch Rates Fairfax County, VA's Public Improvement Bonds 'AAA'; Outlook Stable
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 11:23:00 -0700
Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AAA' rating to the following Fairfax County, Virginia general obligation bonds:
This Week in Mohawk Valley History
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:22:46 -0700
1864, 150 years agoHeavy lossesThe 117th New York reports heavy losses as it charges Confederate forces dug in along Darbytown Road near Richmond in Virginia. The 117th is made up of men mostly from Oneida County and is known as the Fourth Oneida. The charge is part of a Union Army plan to divert attention from a campaign by Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant – a campaign known as Hatcher's Run – to ...
As Ebola reaches New York, what you need to know
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:35:28 -0700
Now that a doctor in New York has been diagnosed with Ebola, health officials are once again stressing that the virus poses little risk in the U.S.
Couple offer a helping hand for the hungry in York County-Poquoson area
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:06:36 -0700
Buddy and Patricia Green are on year three of running The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) in York County and Poquoson, which provides food for about 200 needy individuals monthly.
New York, New Jersey announce Ebola quarantines
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:41:48 -0700
New York state and New Jersey announced mandatory quarantines of arriving passengers who had direct contact with Ebola patients in West Africa early Friday evening, and within three hours Gov. Christie reported that a health-care worker who flew through Newark Liberty International Airport had developed a fever and was in isolation at University Hospital Newark.
Earnings from Microsoft, others drive stocks up
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:58:27 -0700
The stock market is closing out its best week in almost two years as earnings gains from Microsoft and others got investors in a buying mood.
Market jolt is reality check for investors
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:59:02 -0700
Sometimes a little fear is healthy for stock investors.
Ebola cases in New York and Mali fan travel fears
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:29:48 -0700
The Ebola virus's arrival in New York City and yet another West African nation - Mali - renewed questions Friday about whether stricter travel restrictions would help lock down the deadly disease. The governors of New...