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  • Rosanne Cash, daughter of Johnny, to sing in Williamsburg

    Rosanne Cash, daughter of Johnny, to sing in Williamsburg
    Exciting news from Williamsburg arrived today. Rosanne Cash will play a show at the Williamsburg Lodge in February. A fine singer-songwriter, Cash hasn't played Hampton Roads often in recent decades. Her show here promises to be special. Ruth Moody of...
  • Decorating for Christmas with nature's gifts

    Decorating for Christmas with nature's gifts
    When Bob Zealor was growing up in Overlea, he would go into the woods near his home and collect greens to make a wreath for his mother. You can imagine his delight when he discovered Colonial Williamsburg, where all the holiday decorations come from...
  • A cradle of slavery on the York

    When English colonists began settling on the south bank of the York River in the 1630s, enslaved black labor was the exception rather than the rule. African field hands and house servants were not only prohibitively expensive but notoriously hard to...
  • Directory of Peninsula-area sports summer camps

    Baseball 3D Sports/Ozzie Smith Sports Academy. A.I.M. baseball hitters camps: 9 a.m.-noon July 8-13, Spratley Middle School, Hampton, and July 15-19, Hines Middle School, Newport News. For ages 8-14; cost $119. Info: 3dsportsinc.info. Apprentice...
  • Cheap summer fun

    Cheap summer fun
    Pool memberships, theme park passes, museum tickets — keeping up with Hampton Roads' best attractions can get expensive. Here are some frugal ways to fill the days this summer. See a movie The Hampton family movie series has moved to Mill...
  • Toano 'mom on wheels' a finalist for prize

    Toano 'mom on wheels' a finalist for prize
    Patty Kunze, 51, and her husband, Frank, were on a pizza run for their son and his friends four years ago when their car was T-boned. Patty was on the passenger side, wearing a seat belt, when the impact came, sending the car in to a series of flips. With...
  • With apartments gone, historians wonder what is below Harbor Square

    With apartments gone, historians wonder what is below Harbor Square
    HAMPTON — The derelict buildings, playing children and crime associated with the property's seedy visitors are long gone from the former Harbor Square site downtown. But as the city plans to redevelop the 17.7-acre tract — and contractors...
  • Colonial Williamsburg offers free admission to military for Memorial Day

    Colonial Williamsburg offers free admission to military for Memorial Day
    During Memorial Day weekend, military members and their families will receive free admission to Colonial Williamsburg. The annual offer, which is open to active duty military, reservists, retirees, veterans and their families, will take place Friday,...
  • Blue Stars Museums program returns for summer months

    Blue Stars Museums program returns for summer months
    The Blue Star Museums initiative returns this summer, offering free admission to participating museums for active duty military and their families. This year, military families can get free access to the Hampton History Museum, Peninsula Fine Arts...
  • A lost Spanish mission on the York River

    A lost Spanish mission on the York River
    When the first English settlers sailed into Hampton Roads in 1607, they were latecomers to Virginia.     Four times during the previous half-century, Spanish explorers probed the James and York rivers - and on Sept. 10, 1570 they planted a Jesuit mission...
  • Colonial Williamsburg: Weekend demos at Celebrations showcase holiday decor ideas

    Colonial Williamsburg: Weekend demos at Celebrations showcase holiday decor ideas
    Get a sneak peek at a new line of holiday products during free open house events on Sept. 14-15 at Williamsburg Celebrations, 110A S. Henry St. in the Henry Street Shops of Merchants Square. On Friday, doors open early at 8 a.m. on both days. A...