Jan, Thanks for asking, but it depends on your definition of local.
He is attending college in PA while we live in NC. But he is 1.5 hours north of my in-laws and 1.5 hours south of his Mom's in-laws. So we think is is semi-local to family (Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins) on each side.
Now, so long as we can avoid any Hatfield vs. McCoy over where he spends his (short) holidays we'll be just fine.