| Jun 27, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced a number of significant appointments Friday afternoon, naming a new elections commissioner, a new port authority member, four new members on the board of corrections, making the acting inspector general permanent and re-...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 1:00 PM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who signed legislation barring “gay conversion therapy” in his state, disagreed Friday with Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s comparison of homosexuality to alcoholism, saying it was wrong.
| Jun 13, 2014
| 7:57 PM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who signed legislation barring "gay conversion therapy" in his state, said Friday that Texas Gov. Rick Perry's comparison of homosexuality to alcoholism was wrong.
"I disagree with him, and I don't believe that's an...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:47 PM
When the whaling ship Charles W. Morgan was new, in the 1840s, New London harbor was a floating forest of topmasts, the second largest whaling port in the country. As the wonderfully restored wooden whaler set sail from New London this past weekend, there...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 3:32 PM
This week brought something familiar in the long-running investigation of the closure of roads leading to the George Washington Bridge by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's advisors: more information but little additional clarity about who developed and...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Lewis Katz, co-owner of The Philadelphia Inquirer, died Saturday in an airplane crash on the outskirts of Boston, the paper reports.
He was 72 and made his fortune building a parking business and investing in the Yankees Entertainment and Sports...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 5:59 PM
Domestic and global growth is floating more work and jobs to an automotive parts manufacturer in Newport News.
Before a packed room of state, regional and local economic and political officials, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Tuesday that Continental...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Seanachai Theatre Company announced its 2014-15 season on Tuesday, while also saying that it will no longer be called Seanachai Theatre Company. The theater’s new monicker is Irish Theatre of Chicago. It’s a bold change for the twenty-year-old...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Despite seeing a surge in container traffic, and mounting interest from business prospects, the Port of Virginia continues to operate at a loss — albeit not nearly as large as first anticipated.
Officials with the Virginia Port Authority announced...
| Aug 22, 2014
Officials at the Port of Virginia say its 2015 fiscal year is off to a strong start after continued cargo volume growth in July.
The Virginia Port Authority, which operates terminals in Portsmouth, Newport News and Norfolk, said Thursday its July 2014...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 2:19 PM
On July 28, I took a two-hour bus ride to the Port Authority Bus terminal in New York City and then walked about a mile and half until I saw a sea of people carrying Israeli flags and singing. I knew I had arrived at the Support for Israel rally.