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2015-02-11 20:20:50

French Frigate of Freedom, the Hermione, to Tour 12 Ports of the American Revolution: The Commemorative & Celebratory Sail Takes Place this Summer NEW YORK, Feb.

2014-09-13 23:02:57

LWell, a modern health club, is pleased to welcome the community to “a life changing event and seminar on how to create a happy life,” led by Life Coach Joana U-Ming Stephens Yorktown,

2013-08-23 23:19:51

The Revolutionary War reenactment event in Gloucester Oct. 19-20 will require dozens of volunteers in various capacities. Gloucester, Va.

2010-03-10 08:54:00

YORKTOWN, Va., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquis Communications, a subsidiary of ComSoft Corporation, announced the successful launch of its UnityAlert(TM) Emergency Mass Notification System.

2009-01-05 16:54:07

A Yorktown, N.Y., man who became famous for feeding migrating Canada geese at his home is brushing off the attention he's gained. Gary Lundquist first made headlines in 2004 when a local newspaper profiled him for feeding hundreds of birds each day at his home and interviewed neighbors upset by the noise and droppings brought to the neighborhood by the geese, the New York Post reported Monday. This is private property, Lundquist said recently while answering his door.

2008-07-23 18:00:53

By Mark St. John Erickson, Daily Press, Newport News, Va. Jul. 23--YORKTOWN -- -- A rare, sometimes searing, yet also often humorous exhibit of work by a self-taught Australian artist opens Saturday and runs through Aug. 9 at Nancy Thomas Gallery.

2008-07-22 18:00:17

By Josh McAuliffe, The Times-Tribune, Scranton, Pa. Jul. 22--It's funny where life takes you. One minute, you're 20 years old and scrambling to get that first post-collegiate job.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.