| Nov 4, 2014
| 5:41 PM
Bill Glazier, Rich Brewer and Judy Golightly will be inducted into the Virginia Peninsula USBC Hall of Fame at Saturday night's awards banquet at the Magnuson Hotel and Convention Center in Newport News.
Glazier and Brewer will be honored for their...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 8:47 AM
A REVOLUTIONARY VICTORY AT YORKTOWN. The town where American and French soldiers won the Revolution will celebrate the 233rd anniversary of their triumph over the British this weekend with a two-day slate of historical programs and patriotic observances,...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Yorktown Day on Sunday marks the 233rd anniversary of the American-French victory over the British in 1781. The victory was the last major military action of the American Revolution and basically secured independence for the American colonies after a six-...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Do you believe in "The World Unseen"? In ghosts?
Maybe this time of year; maybe because we're in a small room lit by candlelight and the question is being posed by a seemingly possessed young woman named Sarah Pelham, who lived in 18th-century...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Get the picture?
When someone is arrested and booked, that person gets photographed. These "booking mugs" have become a part of the American culture, from ghastly celebrity pics to the burgeoning online galleries of everyday felony suspects.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Fort Monroe's value
Your July 20 editorial "Search for stability," concludes that in this time of military downsizing, Hampton Roads must "diversify its economy, broaden its employment base and bolster its financial stability."
A means to this end is...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 6:06 PM
Officials across Hampton Roads are waiting to see if fireworks shows will have to be canceled or postponed as a hurricane, previously a tropical storm on Wednesday, tracks up the East Coast.
As of Thursday, at least one Peninsula fireworks show had been...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:48 PM
National parks will waive their entrance fees on Monday, Aug. 25 in honor of the park service's 98th birthday.
Locally, national parks include Historic Jamestowne and Yorktown Battlefield. You can find a complete list of national parks that will...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 5:58 PM
It appears that only the top quarter of a 119-year-old statue will be loaned to the York County Historical Museum if a proposal from the National Park Service is accepted by the York Board of Supervisors Tuesday night.
The rest of the Shaw monument,...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Where, oh, where are all my birds this winter?
Bluebirds seldom nibble on the freeze-dried meal worms, while woodpeckers and bluejays practically ignore the chopped nuts.
I faithfully check the feeders, but they seldom need replenishing. During past...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:18 AM
National parks will waive admission costs on Monday, Jan. 20 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Locally, national parks include Historic Jamestowne and Yorktown Battlefield. You can find a complete list of national parks that will waive fees on the...