Thursday, October 11th, 2018


York County Government and Courts Schedules for Yorktown Day

  York County government offices and courts will follow the schedule listed below on Friday, October 19, in observance of Yorktown Day:   York County offices                                       –           Closed York-Poquoson Social Services                      –           Closed York County Public Libraries                         –           Closed Waste Management Center offices                 –           Closed   VPPSA Composting Facility                          –           Open Drop-off Centers for Garbage & Recycling   –           Open Garbage Transfer Station                                –           Open York County Courts                                       –           Open Virginia Cooperative Extension                      –           Open   Garbage and recycling collection will not be affected by the holiday. ForRead More

Historic Yorktown, Yorktown Day Road Closures

Vehicular access to the following streets in Historic Yorktown will be restricted to residents and their guests on Friday, October 19th, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Please note the exception of Zweybrucken Road and Bacon Street. Zweybrucken Road (closed to vehicular traffic until 12:30 p.m.) Bacon Street (closed to vehicular traffic until 12:30 p.m.) Smith Street Nelson Street Read Street Church Street Main Street  The Yorktown Trolley will deviate from its normal route to accommodate the parade and patriotic exercises commemorating the 237th anniversary of the American and FrenchRead More

York-Poquoson D.A.R.E. Office,

On Saturday, October 27th, the York-Poquoson D.A.R.E. Office, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), is holding a Drug Take Back event to provide citizens the opportunity to drop off expired or unneeded prescription pills and patches to help prevent drug abuse or theft, and to ensure drugs are disposed of properly. Pills and/or patches may be dropped off from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the York-Poquoson D.A.R.E. Office, 5338-D George Washington Memorial Highway (in the Washington Square Shopping Center). The Drug Take Back cannot accept liquids, needles,Read More

The Salvation Army Gloucester Service Center

  The Angel Tree is a program to help families provide gifts for their children at Christmas.  If your family needs assistance with gifts for your children ages 0-12 years old, then please register. Sign-up Dates:  Now through  Thursday, October 25th Tuesday-Thursday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm *First Come, first served* The Salvation Army Gloucester Service Center 7059 Linda Circle, Hayes, VA 23666 For more information, please contact us at (804) 642-3960

Yorktown Library

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles’ DMV Connect portable outreach program is visiting the Yorktown Library on Wednesday, October 22nd, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The Yorktown Library is located at 8500 George Washington Memorial Highway. The DMV Connect program is able to conduct any DMV transaction that can be performed at your local DMV office with the exception of testing and vital records. Everything needed is packed into a portable suitcase and can be set up anywhere. For the complete schedule of DMV Connect stops in Virginia, visitRead More

York County Public Libraries

The York County Public Library offers a wide variety of programs, activities and fun for all ages during October. All programs are free and open to the public. The Live Well @ Your Library and Explore @ Your Library series continue this month with a variety of programs for adults. Registration is noted if required. Register online through the Events Calendar,, or by calling the Tabb Library, (757) 890-5120, or the Yorktown Library, (757) 890-5207. Programs include:   Introduction to Tai Chi on October 15 at 6 p.m., Tabb,Read More

York County Parks & Recreation

York County residents age 4 through 18 may register for the County’s Winter Youth Basketball program now through October 30.  Kids may participate in age-grouped leagues as follows, with ages determined as of October 1, 2018: Coed “Start Smart” Instructional Program for ages 4-7, with weekly sessions beginning January 8, 2019. Note: Parents may register 7-year olds for either this Instructional program or for the 8 and Under Coed League.   Boys and Girls Leagues for 8 and Under, 10 and Under, and 12 and Under.  Orientation for parents and childrenRead More