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  • From the Boathouse: Many options during boat-parade season

    Ahoy! Thanksgiving is over, and the holiday boat parades are right around the corner. 'Tis the season to decorate your boat or plan to watch one of the many boat parades across the country. Let's take a look at the parades for next weekend, and I will...
  • During World War I, Newport News port was biggest supplier of war horses for British army

    During World War I, Newport News port was biggest supplier of war horses for British army
    Three months after the first shots of World War I rang out in August 1914, the withering brutality of the fighting in Europe reached across the Atlantic and began reshaping Hampton Roads with an unforeseen power. Though the United States would not enter...
  • Giant horse pens in Newport News served World War I doughboys

     Giant horse pens in Newport News served World War I doughboys
    Two months after the United States entered World War I in April 1917, the Army selected its principal ports of embarkation for sending a massive expeditionary force to Europe. Writing in a June 20 memorandum to the chief of staff, Quartermaster Gen....
  • Community & Clubs: How the Commodores float Christmas

    In just 14 days, 1 million people will pack into boats, homes, restaurants, streets and beaches to be part of one of the nation's largest Christmas events. For five glorious nights, the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade and Ring of Lights will...
  • Federal investigators probing elite LAFD fireboat unit

    Federal investigators probing elite LAFD fireboat unit
    Criminal investigators with the U.S. Coast Guard are probing an elite group of Los Angeles firefighters at the city's port to determine whether federal licensing records were falsified for crew members assigned to large fireboats, The Times has learned....
  • Captain of wrecked cruise ship denies showing off for dancer

    Captain of wrecked cruise ship denies showing off for dancer
    The former captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship told an Italian court on Tuesday that he was trying to impress colleagues and passengers when he accidentally steered the vessel into rocks on the Tuscan island of Giglio in January 2012. But...
  • Better weather should mean good fishing

    Rain, wind and rough seas have kept offshore anglers from fishing the past few days, but better conditions are right around the corner. "We haven't fished at all," said Capt. Skip Dana of the Fish City Pride and Helen S drift boats of Pompano Beach....
  • Tree lighting, boat parade kick off festive season in the city

    Tree lighting, boat parade kick off festive season in the city
    It wouldn't be Christmas in South Florida without a boat parade and other festivities that accompany the season. Vivian Brooks, director of the Boynton Beach Community Redevelopment Agency, said this year's holiday events will be even bigger and...
  • Turnarounds on Alligator Alley for official use only

    Turnarounds on Alligator Alley for official use only
    Q: There used to be deceleration lanes on Alligator Alley before the entrance to the boat ramps on the south side of highway. You could turn around in the median and enter the rest area with the boat ramps. How do you access the boat ramp now from...
  • From the Boathouse: Technology changes life on the water

    Ahoy! Change is inevitable, as we can note from the recent midterm elections, and I think most changes are for the better as we progress. The marine industry is changing dramatically with new innovations and technology, from integrated navigation...
  • The Harbor Report: Continuing our spin around the harbor

    Join me now as we continue around the harbor in preparation for the Harbor Commission's special meeting set for 8:30 a.m. Nov. 15. In my last column, I began a list of the questions I plan to ask at different stops along the commission's harbor tour. We...