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New Year's Day

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Top New Year's Day Articles

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  • NFL UPDATE: How players with Virginia connections fared in preseason Week 1 (plus Hall of Fame Game)

    When many of us last saw Logan Thomas, he was getting knocked woozy in Virginia Tech's Sun Bowl loss to UCLA on New Year's Eve. Even before then, he took plenty of criticism -- often deservedly so, he admitted -- for inaccurate passing. But Saturday...
  • Halloween light, sound show opens Saturday

    A big black witches' caldron with a fire burst by remote control, the famous Fountain of Blood with glow-in-the dark talking heads and even a real bloodmobile on Halloween. That's just the start of what Rick and Jeanne Newman have cooked up for their...
  • Orlando bowl lands new name after Capital One shifts to Orange Bowl

    Orlando bowl lands new name after Capital One shifts to Orange Bowl
    The New Year's Day bowl game in Orlando will reportedly get a new name.  As Capital One shifts its title sponsorship over to the Orange Bowl, Brett McMurphy of ESPN.com is reporting that Buffalo Wild Wings is expected to be the next sponsor of the...
  • Iconic trains leave chocolate store station, bound for fairgrounds

    Iconic trains leave chocolate store station, bound for fairgrounds
    Model trains that for 22 years got holiday revelers into a yuletide state of mind will no longer be part of the "Winter Wonderland" at Hoffman's Chocolates. But plans are that it will keep chugging — all year-round. Paul Hoffman, the founder...
  • Businesses anticipating major tourism boost from Star-Spangled Spectacular

    Businesses anticipating major tourism boost from Star-Spangled Spectacular
    As the nation's eyes turn to Baltimore for the bicentennial commemoration of the War of 1812 next week, city leaders hope to capitalize on what one official called "the largest tourism event in our city's history" and the chance to showcase the city in...
  • Wins over Virginia Tech, North Carolina stamp ECU a major bowl contender

    Wins over Virginia Tech, North Carolina stamp ECU a major bowl contender
    East Carolina capped its signature football season with a stirring, come-from-behind victory over North Carolina State at the Peach Bowl. The New Year's Day 1992 game attracted a record crowd and elevated the Pirates to No. 9 in the final national polls....
  • Craig Thatcher channels George Harrison in benefit concert

    Craig Thatcher channels George Harrison in benefit concert
    Guitarist and vocalist Craig Thatcher is a longtime Lehigh Valley favorite. His blues/rock group The Craig Thatcher Band has been performing for more than 20 years. And Thatcher also has developed a series of popular tribute shows to his idols —...
  • The good, the bad and the ugly of the Magic's 2014-15 schedule

    The good, the bad and the ugly of the Magic's 2014-15 schedule
    Finally. After injuries to two key players, a contract extension agreement with their starting center and eight preseason exhibitions, the Orlando Magic can turn their full attention to the regular season. The Magic will open their 82-game schedule...
  • Engagement season: Is that romance in the air - or pumpkin spice?

    Fall is a season of seasons. Football season, harvest season and pumpkin-spice deodorant season. This also is the season for pumpkin-spice lattes, pumpkin-spice shoelaces and everybody's annual favorite, pumpkin-spice toilet paper. I wasn't aware,...
  • NBMAA Exhibit Shows Quilting As An Artistic Expression For Women

    NBMAA Exhibit Shows Quilting As An Artistic Expression For Women
    In the days of early America, men, women and children were taught that inactivity was sinful. Men had jobs, children had school and women had household tasks. But between the chores, what could a woman do to keep her hands from becoming idle? Many...
  • On The Fly: More Embarrassment For Jets

    On The Fly: More Embarrassment For Jets
    Jets general manager John Idzik embarrassed himself Monday and probably further cemented the thoughts of Jets fans who want him fired with a ridiculous press conference in which he rambled on about how wonderful the inner workings are for a team that...