| Jun 20, 2014
| 3:16 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — Even when he’s on the field, coaching has almost become a natural reaction for Legacy 76 midfielder Jamie Gunderson.
It’s hard to blame Gunderson. After two years of roaming the sidelines as an assistant coach with the...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 6:37 AM
We focused on board of visitors appointments at Christopher Newport University here, but here's full list of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's appointments.
Just a cut and paste from the governor's announcement yesterday. There are a number of notables....
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:38 AM
It's not every day that a former Christopher Newport University student gets to rock out on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," but today is that day. Jake Hull, a multi-instrumentalist formerly with the band Momentary Prophets, will be part of the group...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Denise Gillman did not like science as a child.
"Science and math were a mystery to me," she says. "I couldn't connect to it."
But today Gillman routinely deals with science — even though she's a college professor in the theater department....
| Jan 10, 2014
Irish dancing and rock music are the key components in a new musical revue onstage this weekend at the Ferguson Center.
"Rockin' Road to Dublin" is the creation of drummer Chris Smith and Irish dancer Scott Doherty, young artists who met while...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Students in Christopher Newport University's Luter School of Business will prepare and e-file tax returns free of charge this year, a university press release says.
The service is geared toward low-to-moderate income taxpayers, and returns will be...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:01 PM
The Ferguson Center for the Arts at Christopher Newport University is sponsoring its fifth annual “Spotlight on Hunger’ Food Drive in conjunction with the Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula.
The drive began Friday, Nov. 1, and continues...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:06 AM
Award-winning Newport News poet Ann Falcone Shalaski was born in Connecticut and “nurtured by a warm, loving, and at times loud Italian family,” according to her website. Her second and newest book of poems, “Without Pretense,” is...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:06 PM
We predict that holiday fun and reindeer games will blanket the region in weeks ahead. So, here's a road map to help you navigate through the blizzard of mirth and the avalanche of good cheer.
May your bells forever jingle and your sleigh never get...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 12:23 PM
The Ferguson Center has been red hot when it comes to oldies shows recently. ZZ Top, Smokey Robinson, Darlene Love and Joan Jett have all played the Newport News theater in 2013. With today's announcement that Crosby, Stills & Nash are coming in March, it...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:50 AM
A bartenders’ challenge is the centerpiece of the Peninsula Fine Arts Center’s 3rd Annual Artini evening on Friday, Nov. 15.
Bartenders will compete in an “Iron Chef”-inspired challenge, going head to head in pairs. Each pair...