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  • Engagement: John 'JP' Paul Kost to wed Nicole Corrine Stevens

    Richard and Jan Kost, of Richmond, Va., formerly of Bel Air, have announced the engagement of their son, John "JP" Paul Kost, to Nicole Corrine Stevens, daughter of Roger and Diane Stevens, of Front Royal, Va. Nicole Stevens graduated from Warren County...
  • CNU women still strong with coaching switch to Jon Waters

    CNU women still strong with coaching switch to Jon Waters
    John Krikorian admires the job Jon Waters has done. Not that long ago, he had to do it himself. Krikorian, Christopher Newport's second-year men's basketball coach, was handed his first head coaching job, at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, on Oct. 5,...
  • Dream home: Drawn to water, couple finds dream home on pier in Baltimore

    Dream home: Drawn to water, couple finds dream home on pier in Baltimore
    Chip Olsen and his wife, Linda, grew up on Long Island. Their memories, reflected in framed photographs on the walls of their home, are of long afternoons sitting on sandy beaches or idly dangling their feet from one of the many piers along the shore....
  • Dolphins coach tracker: Meet Joe Philbin's staff

    New Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin's success will rise and fall with the quality of his assistants. So, like most coaches, Philbin has reached into his past and surrounded himself with coaches he knows and trust, such as Mike Sherman, who hired...
  • Behind-the-scenes play fuels CNU's success

    Behind-the-scenes play fuels CNU's success
    Jon Snead signed up a second time. Snead, a junior guard playing his first season at Christopher Newport, isn't new to Captains coach John Krikorian. In 2009-10, Snead was the leading scorer on Krikorian's 24-5, NCAA tournament team at the Merchant...
  • Soldiers from Fort Lee bring support to Benefield, CNU

    Soldiers from Fort Lee bring support to Benefield, CNU
    There are parents who are easy to spot at sporting events, wildly cheering their offspring or silently willing them to succeed. Then there's Tra Benefield's dad. Army 1st Sgt. Arthur Benefield is pretty much impossible to miss at Christopher Newport...
  • Thomas Talbott Bond

    Thomas Talbott Bond
    Thomas Talbott Bond, founder of the T. Talbott Bond Co., a Baltimore-Washington photocopier dealership, died Friday of complications from dementia and a broken hip at Keswick Multicare Center. The longtime Ruxton resident was 85. The son of Henry M....
  • Final week to apply to service academy

    Every year, it is my privilege to nominate some of the brightest, most dedicated students in Maryland to the U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy No nominations are necessary for admission...
  • HU's Pellum shines in win over CNU in men's exhibition basketball

    Darrion Pellum served early notice he intends to make the most of his senior season, but he got some help from one of his newest – and biggest – friends. Pellum, Hampton's senior guard, poured in 33 points – 21 in the second half – as the Pirates pulled...
  • Recovery Of Triple-Fatal Capsized Boat Delayed Again As New Theories Emerge About Cause

    Recovery Of Triple-Fatal Capsized Boat Delayed Again As New Theories Emerge About Cause
    The effort to recover the boat that capsized on the 4th of July, killing three children who were in the cabin, was delayed for yet another day after murky water slowed down divers' efforts to pull the vessel up. Investigators hope on Wednesday, however,...
  • Navy officer killed in Afghanistan receives Silver Star for bravery

     
    A Navy officer from Southern California who was killed in Afghanistan in 2009 was posthumously awarded the Silver Star in a ceremony Friday in Washington. Brooke Toner, the widow of Navy Lt. (j.g.) Francis Toner, accepted the Silver Star from......