| Jul 19, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Editors' Note: "DP Buzz" is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here is...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 1:30 PM
NORFOLK — The Battle of the Bay has always been about community pride and bragging rights, but for the past several seasons, the result of the annual clash between Hampton and Norfolk State hasn't exactly had seismic ramifications on the Mid-Eastern...
| Mar 26, 2011
| 7:02 PM
With warmer weather finally here, it's a good time for a status update on VDOT projects that will affect Peninsula traffic and in some cases no longer be a hindrance.
The Virginia Department of Transportation has five major road construction or...
| Apr 23, 2011
| 6:27 PM
The Peninsula isn't especially pedestrian friendly, aside from parts of Newport News near Christopher Newport University and Williamsburg in the vicinity of William and Mary.
You will probably walk several city blocks before finding a crosswalk on...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 10:04 AM
A fish is not worth risking your life for.
That’s the message authorities in Virginia delivered Friday, a day after rescuing six capsized striper anglers from the chilly waters of the Chesapeake Bay.
The incidents, which occurred near the...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 5:37 PM
When the Peninsula District football schedule was released nine months ago, they eye-catcher was that Hampton vs. Phoebus would be on the regular season's final Friday. It marked a rare moment of harmony between head coaches Mike Smith of the Crabbers and...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 7:44 AM
The Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled two public meetings in late January to discuss possible expansion of the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel.
The meetings come in conjunction with a public comment period - that runs through Feb. 13 -...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 11:22 AM
On the bus ride over to Norfolk Friday afternoon, Heritage coach George Massenburg saw the electronic sign: “2 mile backup at HRBT.” Hey, for a Friday, that’s not too bad.
Yet there was nothing. The Hurricanes’ bus sailed right...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 8:04 AM
Motorists should expect detours and delays this weekend at Hampton Roads water crossings.
The Virginia Department of Transportation plans to close eastbound and southbound lanes respectively at the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel and James River Bridge to...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 11:13 AM
Dennis Heuer, the Virginia Department of Transportation Hampton Roads district administrator under fire since last weekend's traffic nightmare, was not in his normal seat Thursday at the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization's monthly meeting...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 9:30 AM
VIRGINIA BEACH — VDOT’s new plans to complete the repaving of the eastbound side of the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, include tentatively scheduling the work after Columbus Day, according to Friday’s press announcement.
It will take...