| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:30 PM
RICHMOND — The State Board of Elections on Monday formally certified a Democratic Party sweep of the three statewide elected offices, but the Republican chair of the body said he questioned the data the board used to do so.
The board formally...
| Nov 24, 2013
NEWPORT NEWS — A class of Menchville High School seniors huddled eagerly around lab tables one recent Tuesday morning. Science tools, blue dye and gel for DNA testing were set out on trays in front of them. Their teachers had planned a special...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:45 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — City officials wondered if anyone would show up for the five citizen forums held at the City Center Marriott for the finalists for police chief.
They need not have worried. Throughout the afternoon, the crowd ranged from 40 to 70...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Brian J. DePrinzio has been named advertising sales director of The Oyster Pointer.
A writer with the Oyster Pointer for more than five years, DePrinzio is a dean’s list graduate of Christopher Newport University with a Bachelor of Arts in...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Ford's path unfolds
The aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford has been moved out of dry dock and into the James River, where it will undergo further oufitting and testing, Newport News Shipbuilding said Tuesday. The Ford, the first in a new carrier class,...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 5:54 PM
When Paul Trible became president of Christopher Newport University in 1996, he said he knew he needed to make some changes. Enrollment — then about 4,500 students — had declined in recent years, and the campus — then mostly a commuter...
| Nov 17, 2013
The president of the Newport News-based W.M. Jordan Co. says his recent proposal to build a sports arena at the oceanfront would not only turn the City of Virginia Beach into a year-round resort area but will also benefit both sides of the water.
| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:54 AM
Phillip N. Bazzani was promoted to senior vice president and regional manager for the South Mid-Atlantic Region with the Gottesman Co.
Based in New York City, Gottesman is one of North America's largest mergers and acquisitions firms that helps both...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Robert Q. Johnson joined Kaufman & Canoles as an associate in the employee benefits, employee stock ownership plans and executive compensation practice group.
Johnson represents employers in all aspects of employee benefits, including advising clients...
| 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...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:40 PM
New Jersey Republican Governor Chris Christie handily won re-election on Tuesday, a victory seen boosting his widely expected bid for the White House in 2016.
In Virginia, Terry McAuliffe narrowly won the governor's race Christie was declared the...