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  • Saving a link to the tragic end of the USS Monitor

     Saving a link to the tragic end of the USS Monitor
    More than 150 years after it sank off Cape Hatteras inside the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor, a woolen coat discarded by a Union sailor trying to escape the doomed ship is approaching another milestone.
  • Mariners' Museum names new board members

    On Tuesday, new members were approved to The Mariners’ Museum and Park board of trustees. According to a news release, they include: - Conway H. Sheild III, shareholder and secretary of Jones, Blechman, Woltz & Kelly, P.C. / - John R. Lawson...

    How goes the Peninsula's tourism industry?

    How goes the Peninsula's tourism industry?
    Over the past summer, some Peninsula attractions reported spikes in attendance and multiple hotels reported being able to increase room rates despite the lingering effects of sequestration in the region. "I think we're starting to see it come back. I...

    Norfolk Fleet Forces change of command canceled

    A Norfolk change of command scheduled for Monday was canceled with no explanation from the Navy. The Navy announced last week that Vice Adm. Nora Tyson would temporarily assume responsibility as acting commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command, one the...

    Newport News likely to accept historic home donation, passes road renaming narrowly

    Newport News likely to accept historic home donation, passes road renaming narrowly
    NEWPORT NEWS — The city will likely accept the donation of a historic home on Huntington Avenue, although what will become of the house is yet to be determined. If the city acquires the three-story brick house at the corner of Huntington Avenue...