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  • Surfer moms are catching the wave more and more

    Surfer moms are catching the wave more and more
    Beth Schub started surfing with one of her uncles on Long Island when she was 13, but she went off to college in Pennsylvania and later settled there after getting married, she thought she was pretty much done with the sport. It took a move to Emerald...
  • Deep Creek vacation home is dream of a lifetime

    Deep Creek vacation home is dream of a lifetime
    Hanging on the wall of Mike and Jean Tumbarello's new retreat at Deep Creek Lake is an old framed greeting card with a primitive drawing of a brown log cabin nestled among trees aglow with autumn colors. The scene is rendered in crayon with a sentiment...
  • Florida beaches moving up on Dr. Beach best beaches in the U.S. list

    Florida beaches moving up on Dr. Beach best beaches in the U.S. list
    Florida has landed the No. 1 beach in the U.S. seven times, but not in 2012. This year's crown goes to Coronado Beach in San Diego, California, but that doesn't mean Florida still isn't the place to be for the finest stretches of sand. The Sunshine State...
  • Check out your beach

     
    Are you planning a trip to the Jersey shore over the upcoming holiday? Or are you an Outer Banks lover? Wherever you plan on taking a beach trip, the National Resources Defense Council has its annual beach water rating guide to help you plan your trip. If...
  • Key Biscayne beach sitting great in top 10 for fourth straight year

    Key Biscayne beach sitting great in top 10 for fourth straight year
    If your idea of a perfect beach involves a waiter to fetch your drinks and the amenities of a high-rise hotel, then the beach at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park may not be for you. Because all you can see from this 1 1/4-mile-long pristine beach at...
  • Francis Joseph McNerney III, Mount St. Joseph graduate

    Francis Joseph McNerney III, Mount St. Joseph graduate
    Francis Joseph McNerney III, a graduate of Mount St. Joseph High School where he was known as the Fighting Gael mascot, died Dec. 21 at the University of Maryland Medical Center from complications related to a lung transplant. The Canton resident was 23....
  • Becky Kessler and Floyd Kellogg Make a Record

    Becky Kessler and Floyd Kellogg Make a Record
    Becky Kessler and Floyd Kellogg w/ Goodnight Blue Moon, Jan. 3, 8 p.m., $5, Black-Eyed Sally's, 350 Asylum St., Hartford, (860) 278-7427, blackeyedsallys.com; w/Little Ugly & John Torres, Jan. 5, 10 p.m., Arch Street Tavern, 85 Arch St., Hartford, (860)...
  • Remembering the New Year's Eve snowstorm of 1970

    Remembering the New Year's Eve snowstorm of 1970
    On December 31, 1970, a low pressure system came out of the Gulf of Mexico and moved northeast toward the Outer Banks. The storm, with plenty of moisture, collided with cold air already in place across the northeast. The end result was a large storm...
  • Newport News family takes on Alzheimer's publicly

    Newport News family takes on Alzheimer's publicly
    Four years ago, Karen Garner received a phone call she'll never forget. Her husband, Jim, traveling on business in Savannah, Ga., called to tell her he was looking at the same bridge that they'd seen on a recent vacation. She hung up the phone in her...
  • Roanoke Artist's Painting Spotlights Local Synagogue

    Roanoke Artist's Painting Spotlights Local Synagogue
    A Roanoke synagogue is being seen in a brand new light thanks to a popular artist. The Beth Israel Synagogue is located on Franklin Road. Local artist Eric Fitzpatrick was inspired by the beautiful building so he painted a piece he calls "Friday Night"....
  • Waxing Poetics and Left Wing Fascists, local rock favorites of yesteryear, to reunite for holiday show

    Waxing Poetics and Left Wing Fascists, local rock favorites of yesteryear, to reunite for holiday show
    For a time in the 1980s, Norfolk looked and sounded like a hotbed of rough-shod, garage-style rock 'n' roll. As a North Carolinian, I only caught a brief glimpse of the scene at its peak. Even from far away, I knew the names of two of the area's top...