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  • Snacks are bountiful at sea

    Snacks are bountiful at sea
    Cruises are legendary not just for their bountiful meals, but because of their abundant opportunities for snacking –from mid-afternoon tea with finger sandwiches and pastries, to small bites at midnight, to 24-hour room service and food courts. With...
  • Gloucester woman sentenced for making a false distress call

    GLOUCESTER — A Gloucester woman was sentenced Monday in federal court for falsely reporting a sinking ship in 2012. Ashley Strum-Smith, 29, received six months' home detention and five years' probation, and was ordered to pay $82,764 in...
  • Seafood fraud cases plummet as NOAA cuts investigators

    Seafood fraud cases plummet as NOAA cuts investigators
    In a sprawling warehouse five miles inland from the port of Newark, N.J., Special Agent Scott Doyle was dwarfed by the metal shipping container that had just arrived from Indonesia and was headed to Maryland. It held 14 tons of pasteurized crabmeat,...
  • Cruise ship passenger enters guilty plea after cocaine-smuggling arrest

    Cruise ship passenger enters guilty plea after cocaine-smuggling arrest
    Carnival cruise ship passenger Isherman Tafari told agents he understood why someone might find his vacation unusual, records show. After all, he just wrapped up an eight-day cruise by himself, visiting destinations in the southern Caribbean aboard...
  • Richard Branson: His new Virgin Cruise line will bring sexy back to South Florida seas

    Richard Branson: His new Virgin Cruise line will bring sexy back to South Florida seas
    If Richard Branson wants to launch something called "Virgin Cruises" in South Florida, I'm on board. Branson thinks big. The multi-billionaire owns or has owned record, airline and mobile media companies. He helped put Mick Jagger, the Sex Pistols and...
  • #HRBooks Review: 'The Gathering Wind' is a tightly written nautical adventure

    #HRBooks Review: 'The Gathering Wind' is a tightly written nautical adventure
    "The Gathering Wind" is a nautical saga and, like the Titanic calamity, you already know the ending. Nevertheless author Gregory A. Freeman has woven a tightly written adventure that keeps you reading all the way to the end. This is the story of the...
  • York and Poquoson residents lobby to have Lambs Creek dredged

    York and Poquoson residents lobby to have Lambs Creek dredged
    YORK — York County and Poquoson residents along Lambs Creek are upset their waterfront homes are becoming mud-front homes and want the county and city to help get the creek dredged. "Most people are totally frustrated with it," said Bob Lippincott...
  • As fewer Pearl Harbor survivors remain, their stories remembered

    As fewer Pearl Harbor survivors remain, their stories remembered
    Everett Johnston's friends at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4639 in Williamsburg remember him as a quiet, unassuming guy. He rarely spoke of his wartime service, which included a first-hand account of one of the most infamous days in American...
  • Quantum of the Seas introduces new wows for Royal Caribbean

    Aboard Royal Caribbean International's new Quantum of the Seas, a pair of long robotic arms dance a jerky, drink-mixing ballet in the Bionic Bar as patrons place orders on tablets and a wall displays their wait time. Elsewhere on the vessel dubbed the...
  • Lake County park rangers hosting "cool weather events" at local parks

    Not everyone enjoys being outdoors in the summer months, when the heat and humidity are at their peak. On the other hand, the winter months in Central Florida offer mild temperatures, low humidity, and afternoons that provide a chance to be outdoors...
  • Royal Caribbean Cruises making major global moves

    Five years ago, Royal Caribbean Cruises made history by launching the world’s largest cruise ship, the 5,400-passenger Oasis of the Seas, based in Fort Lauderdale. These days, the Miami-based company is making waves for a new set of reasons that...