Wednesday, April 17, 2024

ICYMI: Eastern State, comfort dog, deadly crash and more 

With dozens of headlines every day, it’s easy to miss some here and there. Get in on the conversation with this list of WYDaily’s most-read stories from the past week.

Time capsule

28 years of history was lowered into the ground at Naval Weapons Station (NWS) Yorktown. READ MORE.

28-year-old time capsule reburied at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown

Comfort dog

Like most dogs, ZuZu loves to fetch, cuddle, and play tug-of-war with her toys. She also likes to bring solace to people after a crisis. READ MORE.

Williamsburg dog helps those grieving after a tragedy

Missing patient

At approximately 4:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 20, a patient escaped from Eastern State Hospital. READ MORE.

Local police help in search after patient escapes Eastern State Hospital

Deadly crash

A DUI-involved car crash in York County has resulted in life-threatening injuries. READ MORE.

York County DUI crash leads to life-threatening injuries

Asian Americans

Apart from the obvious and highly publicized effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is one issue that has boiled just below the surface. The spread of the virus has also coincided with the rise of hate speech and crimes against members of the Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) community. READ MORE.

As Anti-Asian hate crimes rise, students speak out about their personal experiences

Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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