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  • Mathews sees improvements, challenges in SOL results

    Mathews sees improvements, challenges in SOL results
    MATHEWS – When Mathews Schools' Superintendent David Holleran looks at the latest Standards of Learning test results he sees both successes and challenges. "The division did an exceptional job all around," he said. "We seemed to have turned the...
  • State Sen. Lewis hosts first town hall in Mathews

    MATHEWS – One headache from the farthest fringe of his sprawling district had a familiar ring when state Sen. Lynwood W. Lewis Jr. held his first town hall meeting in Mathews County. At the meeting this week, Supervisor Jack White told the senator...
  • Panthers prospect Rocco Grimaldi interview

      I spoke to Vincent Trocheck yesterday and again  today about his chances of making the Panthers out of training camp, and today we met with two other top prospects in Aaron Ekblad, the overall No. 1 draft pick last June, and pint-sized dynamo Rocco...
  • YMCA collects uniforms, shoes for families in need

    The Weston YMCA Family Center recently organized a clothing drive to help local families in need. More than 300 new and gently used school uniforms and athletic shoes were collected. "I think it's amazing that our community has donated so many pieces...
  • Richard Kiel, the towering actor who played 007's Jaws, has died

    Richard Kiel, the towering actor who played 007's Jaws, has died
    Richard Kiel, the 7-foot-2 actor best known for portraying the James Bond villain Jaws, never wanted to be typecast as a dimwitted character just because of his enormous stature.  While his towering physique may have made him intimidating, he was not...
  • Art exhibition for RYMCA

    POMFRET- An art exhibition and fundraiser called "It takes a Village, People…To Build a YMCA" will run from Sept. 13 through Oct. 25 at Celebrations, 330 Pomfret St. The exhibition will showcase an eclectic selection of original artwork by twenty-...
  • Achieving 'The Impossible' Possible

    The story about retired schoolteacher Vivian Stancil conquering her fear of water and becoming an accomplished swimmer later in life was certainly inspiring [Sept. 10, Living, "Game Changer"]. Years ago I worked as a swim instructor at the old YMCA in...
  • Lehigh Valley Call Board: Pa. Playhouse directors, singers, 'Little Princess' auditions

    Lehigh Valley Call Board: Pa. Playhouse directors, singers, 'Little Princess' auditions
    PA. PLAYHOUSE DIRECTORS Applications are being accepted for Pennsylvania Playhouse directors for the 2015 season. The season will include "The Foreigner," Jan. 30-Feb. 15; "Love, Sex and the IRS," March 27-April 12; "The Full Monty," May 29-June 14;...
  • Letters: The Ray Rice story is part of a bigger problem

    Letters: The Ray Rice story is part of a bigger problem
    So I saw the disturbing video of Ray Rice knocking his then-fiancee unconscious and sat with it for a few days. Vicious. Then I asked myself what was really bothering me. Apathy. The victim? Blames the media for re-victimizing her. The NFL? Two games,...
  • Reader feedback for Sept. 13: Lottery winner, Bond villain dies, bank robbery arrested

    Virginia lottery game winner A Newport News woman has won $100,000 from a Virginia Lottery scratcher game. Angela Kilgo won the game's top prize after buying an Amethyst Purple Jewel 7 ticket at Citgo Mart on Jefferson Avenue in Newport News,...
  • School board chooses student representative

     School board chooses student representative
    Every year, the La Caņada Unified Governing Board allows one high school senior to serve as a voice for the student population, and a touchstone of how board members' decisions affect the lives of the youth they serve. This year, the honor belongs to...