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  • Newport News could expand area where food vending allowed

     Newport News could expand area where food vending allowed
    The Newport News City Council will soon consider whether to alter its mobile food vendor ordinance, after hearing from vendors at every council meeting since its rollout Sept. 1, many claiming the new rules have hurt their businesses. The ordinance...
  • Support for cancer survivors, dementia care, and the bereaved available on Peninsula

    What a week — the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States died in a Texas hospital; EnterovirusD68, a respiratory virus that has hospitalized thousands of children across the country, was confirmed in Hampton Roads; and local health...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport high school roundup: Hooks, Rams run to wins in cross country

    Cross country: **Lafayette’s Adriana Hooks took first place among girls Wednesday as the Rams’ boys and girls won a race that also included Tabb and Jamestown. Hooks finished the 3.1-mile Eastern State Hospital course in 19 minutes, 33...
  • Upcoming Book Events for week of Oct 7-13

    Upcoming Book Events for week of Oct 7-13
    THURSDAY, OCT. 9 - 6 to 9 p.m. Sofia Starnes, Virginia's poet laurate from 2012-14, will read from "The Nearest Poem Anthology" at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Joining her will be several local contributors to the collection. An open-mic reading of...
  • James Adams Floating Theatre packed the waterfront on the Chesapeake Bay

    A century after the James Adams Floating Theatre presented its first performances in the waterfront hamlets of Hampton, Smithfield and Mathews, the sensational allure of the 132-foot-long traveling playhouse has mostly faded. But only rarely in the...
  • From fallen logs iconic boats built from felled trees now a part of Jamestown exhibit

    When the English settlers at Jamestown encountered their first Chesapeake Bay log canoe in the early 1600s, they knew a good thing when they saw it. Though they soon discovered that the narrow, somewhat unstable craft took some practice to get into...
  • Walk for breast cancer in Newport News on Saturday

    Walk for breast cancer in Newport News on Saturday
    The American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk will take place on Oct. 11, at the Mariners' Museum in Newport News.  Event organizers have placed pink ribbons that will stay on the Lions at Lions' Bridge throughout the...
  • Fall Guide: Health walks and events

    Each fall, health organizations organize events to support their causes, and to raise funds and awareness for a litany of the diseases that afflict us. At the same time, numerous others offer health fairs and screenings, often free of charge, to aid in...
  • Food and wine festivals and fundraisers coming this fall

    Food and wine festivals and fundraisers coming this fall
    Food and wine events are a welcome addition to the fall season. The cool weather offers the perfect occasion to gather up friends and head outdoors. The lineup ranges from large outdoor festivals to more intimate fundraisers that often feature our...
  • A dozen best-bet art exhibits for fall

    Fall has always been a busy time in the art world, with many museums and galleries mounting their biggest shows of the year during the back-to-school season. But with the recent opening of a $24 million addition and reinstallation, the Chrysler Museum...
  • Check out the log canoes at Jamestown

    Check out the log canoes at Jamestown
    LOG CANOES AT JAMESTOWN SETTLEMENT. A new exhibit curated by The Mariners' Museum opens at Jamestown Settlement today, showcasing the iconic log canoes that plied the Chesapeake Bay for centuries before being pushed aside in the early 1900s. Made up of...