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  • Cross country invitational meet renamed in honor of Al Dorner

    Cross country invitational meet renamed in honor of  Al Dorner
    When Susan Tilley began giving a history lesson of the Newport News Invitational Cross Country Meet, Al Dorner wondered if she had forgotten the occasion. This was the Newport News Track Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Until Tilley, executive...
  • Tips: Vegetables to try out in your home garden this year

    Gardens are truly a thing of beauty. In many cases they play an important role providing fresh, delicious food to gardeners and their families. The sweet satisfaction of eating a salad or pasta made with fresh vegetables that you harvested only hours...
  • Weis launches online shopping at Woodlawn store

    Weis launches online shopping at Woodlawn store
    Weis Markets is now offering online shopping with in-store pick-up at its Woodlawn store. The supermarket on Security Boulevard is the latest Weis in the area to offer the option,  also available at locations in Perry Hall, Laurel, Woodstock and...
  • Gardening's new ethos: Help the planet (and look good too)

    From the biggest botanical gardens to the smallest backyard plots and terraces, there's a movement underway to make gardens work harder for the environment. "It's no longer enough for a garden to just look pretty. Every garden needs to do more and...
  • Flowers and topiaries galore at Epcot garden festival

    ORLANDO, Fla. Cleared of millions of plants that were put on display for the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival, the greenhouses at the Walt Disney World nursery behind Animal Kingdom look like they've been looted. What's left are later-...
  • Gardening Mistakes And How To Avoid Them This Spring

    After a cold and snowy winter, it's tempting to pull on the gardening gloves and rush out into the garden in a joyful burst of hectic, pent-up energy. It happens every spring. But hold on. Do you make the same gardening mistakes every spring?...
  • Famous St. John's alum Ahmet Ertegun's collection 'comes home'

    For nearly two decades, the Mitchell Gallery at St. John's College has showcased major exhibits such as "The Inventions of Leonardo Da Vinci" and "The Art of Still Life" from the Baltimore Museum of Art. Known for displaying thought-provoking artwork,...
  • Professor's rare collection of artifacts hits auction block

    On the way back from one of his many buying trips at a New York auction house, Lehigh professor Robert Williamson often would stroll through the Metropolitan Museum of Art with a century-old artifact under his arm, before walking or busing back to his...
  • Va., W.Va. broadcast stations honored at annual awards

    For the second straight year, Charlottesville station WVIR-TV won Outstanding News Operation of the Virginias for small market television, while Charleston station WCHS-TV took home the honor for large market television in the 2015 Virginias Associated...
  • New 'Living Landscape' book encompasses need for biodiversity in public and private gardens

    New 'Living Landscape' book encompasses need for biodiversity in public and private gardens
    Gardening books come and go, offering much of the same about container gardening, multi-season landscapes and weed and pest control. Doug Tallamy's books, however, strike a different chord and grab the gardener's attention, especially anyone who wants...
  • 'Homegrown Herb Garden': Guide to cultivating, and cooking with, herbs

     'Homegrown Herb Garden': Guide to cultivating, and cooking with, herbs
    Fresh herbs are everywhere these days, in recipes, restaurants and supermarket produce aisles. But in a nation that was relatively herb-averse for decades, even lifelong gardeners may have little experience growing, say, basil and cilantro. Garden...