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Posted on: March 16, 2020

York County Closes Public Buildings to the General Public Effective Immediately

York County Closes Public Buildings to the General Public Effective Immediately Closings in place now through close of business Friday, March 27; employees report to work as usual

March 15, 2020

York County officials are continuing to monitor and r...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

March 14 - News and Information from Community Leaders

March 14, 2020

We have learned about several more incidents of coronavirus COVID-19 within the region, including one death, confirming a limited community spread. 

We as a community have the obligation to take further steps to curtail the spread, o...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Citizen Questions Answered

A Conversation with Dr. Julian

"A Conversation with Dr. Steve Julian" with York, James City County and Williamsburg officials

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

York County is Open For Business

Open for Business

See the alphabetical listing of a few of the businesses that are open. There are many more being added so please check back often.

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

County Operations Update

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Stay informed with the Latest from York County

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

COVID-19 Resources

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Seek up-to-date information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) in stopping the spread.

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

VPPSA Compost Facility at the Waste Management Center - Temporarily Closed

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VPPSA closed its Compost Facility located at the Waste Management Center beginning Friday April 3. During this temporary closure, citizens should utilize the County’s Curbside Yard Debris Collection program by calling (757) 890-3780 or through o...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

BREAKING NEWS: Effective immediately, Yorktown Beach is CLOSED

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Due to the level of beach activity experienced this past weekend, effective immediately the Yorktown Beach is now closed to ALL activities. This closure also includes the National Park Service (NPS) Beach Picnic Area located at the end of Water Street as ...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Resources that can help our local business owners and operators

COVID-19 Business Resources

We understand that you're facing great uncertainty right now. We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and working to compile several resources that can help you.

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

To our York County Residents, Business Owners, and Friends

Neil Morgan

A Message from County Administrator Neil Morgan

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

ProQuest offers Coronavirus Research Database

Access ProQuest's new Coronavirus Research Database

Due to the need for authoritative content related to the coronavirus (COVID-19), ProQuest has launched the Coronavirus Research Database. This continually evolving database gives users access to full-text content covering all facets of COVID-19 and relate...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Access our digital collections on your personal devices

Short videos to help you access our digital collections.

Everything from digital library cards, to music and videos, to children’s books and online training; York County Public Library can keep you reading and learning!

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Libraries closed until further notice.

Libraries closed to public until further notice.

The County of York has made the difficult decision to close the Tabb and Yorktown Libraries to the public until further notice. Also, in order to minimize the risk of exposure to COVID-19, all library-sponsored events and meeting room reservations are can...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Join Big Library Read Digital Book Club

Join Big Library Read March 23-April 3.

York County Public Library patrons can join thousands of readers around the world in laughter and learning during Big Library Read, the world’s largest digital book club. From March 23–April 13, booklovers can enjoy stand-up comic Mich...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

First Harry Potter Book now Available Without Waitlists or Holds

"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" is now available with no waitlists in our OverDrive

With so much uncertainty in the world right now, it stands to reason that kids (and adults) could use a little bit of magic in their lives — and where better to find it than in the stories about the Boy Who Lived? Thanks to Pottermore Publishing...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Prepare for AP, SAT and ACT tests and more!

Improve your academic skills with LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library helps students and adult learners improve skills required for academic and career success. It provides a comprehensive selection of educational resources — including interactive tutorials, practice exams, flashcards, arti...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Safety Town Volunteer Opportunities

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Anyone, middle school age and up can volunteer for Safety Town!

We Need You! Parks and Recreation

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Additional York County Closings

Courts, Playgrounds are latest to close

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

York County Closes Public Buildings to the General Public Effective Immediately

York County Closes Public Buildings to the General Public Effective Immediately Closings in place now through close of business Friday, March 27; employees report to work as usual

March 15, 2020

York County officials are continuing to monitor and r...

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Additional Info... Press Releases
Posted on: March 16, 2020

March 14 - News and Information from Community Leaders

March 14, 2020

We have learned about several more incidents of coronavirus COVID-19 within the region, including one death, confirming a limited community spread. 

We as a community have the obligation to take further steps to curtail the spread, o...

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

Yorktown’s FREE Trolley Celebrates 20 Years of Service to the Community

The Trolley hits the streets on Friday, March 20, to kick off a new season of service in Yorktown!

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Please Throw Gloves and Wipes in the Trash

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Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus, we have seen an increase in littered materials such as latex gloves and sanitizing wipes in the parking lots of our York County stores.  These items, when used and properly disposed of, can be helpful in pro...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 1, 2020

VPPSA Compost Facility is Temporarily Closed

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The VPPSA Compost Facility 145 Goodwin Neck Road, Yorktown is temporarily closed to the public. During this closure, citizens should utilize the County’s Curbside Yard Debris Collection program by calling 757-890-3780 or through the online Custo...

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Public Works
Posted on: March 31, 2020

National Lane Project On Hold

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Due to restrictions caused by COVID-19, the National Lane Sanitary Sewer Project in upper York County is on hold until further notice. This project, which was supposed to begin in late March, will extend sanitary sewer service to parcels along National La...

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Public Works
Posted on: March 18, 2020

April Events Canceled

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Unfortunately, several DPW events that were previously scheduled and were included in the 2020 Beautiful York County Calendar have been canceled.

  • April 11: “Go Green Market” to celebrate Earth Day is canceled
  • April 18: Mosquito Control T...
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Public Works
Posted on: February 10, 2020

York County Recycling & Disposal Guide

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Here’s where you’ll find everything you need to know about recycling and reducing the amount of waste you contribute to the landfill.

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Trex Plastic Bag Recycling Program

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The York County Beautification Committee and York County Public Libraries collect plastic bags and wraps to participate in the Trex Recycling Challenge.  The YCBC and Libraries collect plastic bags and film with the goal of collecting or exceedin...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

York/Poquoson Master Gardeners to Offer a $1,000 Scholarship for 2020

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York/Poquoson Master Gardeners are proud to offer a $1,000 college scholarship to York County and City of Poquoson residents that are incoming freshmen accepted to a recognized accredited Community College, College or University. The student’s f...

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Virginia Cooperative Extension
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Mastering your Garden Series

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Growing Vegetables - March 15, 1:30 - 2:30pm @ Tabb Library   CANCELEDSmall Space Gardening - March 28, 1 - 2pm @Yorktown Library  CANCELEDPlanting for Pollinators - May 2, 1 - 2pm @ Tabb Library CANCELEDGardening for S...

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Virginia Cooperative Extension
Posted on: July 20, 2017

2020 4-H Junior Summer Camp

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York/Poquoson 4-H Junior Summer Camp will be held August 3 - 7, 2020 at the Jamestown 4-H Educational Center.  More information can be found by visiting our Junior Summer Camp page.

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Virginia Cooperative Extension
Posted on: July 20, 2017

York County Community Garden

Community Garden Plot

If you would like information on obtaining a garden plot at the McReynolds Sports Complex, email the Community Garden Coordinator.  

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Virginia Cooperative Extension

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Please Throw Gloves and Wipes in the Trash

This is an image of latex gloves

Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus, we have seen an increase in littered materials such as latex gloves and sanitizing wipes in the parking lots of our York County stores.  These items, when used and properly disposed of, can be helpful in pro...

Read on...

Waste Management
Posted on: April 1, 2020

VPPSA Compost Facility is Temporarily Closed

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The VPPSA Compost Facility 145 Goodwin Neck Road, Yorktown is temporarily closed to the public. During this closure, citizens should utilize the County’s Curbside Yard Debris Collection program by calling 757-890-3780 or through the online Custo...

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Waste Management
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Save Household Chemicals for Collection Event

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Citizens are asked to please keep their household chemicals until the next household chemical collection event can be held. The list of events will be updated at www.vppsa.org, but you can also sign up for Garbage & Recycling Notifications at www.york...

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Waste Management
Posted on: March 18, 2020

April Events Canceled

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Unfortunately, several DPW events that were previously scheduled and were included in the 2020 Beautiful York County Calendar have been canceled.

  • April 11: “Go Green Market” to celebrate Earth Day is canceled
  • April 18: Mosquito Control T...
Read on...

Waste Management
Posted on: February 10, 2020

York County Recycling & Disposal Guide

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Here’s where you’ll find everything you need to know about recycling and reducing the amount of waste you contribute to the landfill.

Recycling & Disposal Guide Waste Management
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Trex Plastic Bag Recycling Program

This is an image of Trex Containers at the library

The York County Beautification Committee and York County Public Libraries collect plastic bags and wraps to participate in the Trex Recycling Challenge.  The YCBC and Libraries collect plastic bags and film with the goal of collecting or exceedin...

Read on...

Waste Management