| Dec 18, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Ron Coleman, Pier Safety Loading Officer, is retiring after 41 years of civilian service. He started working at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown in 1988. Capt. Paul Haebler, the installation's commander, presented Ron with a flag flown over the...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 4:11 PM
When the first guns of World War I opened fire in August 1914, few people in Hampton Roads foresaw how the battles in faraway Europe would lead to a hometown revolution.
No place in the United States was so deeply and permanently reshaped by the...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Chief petty officer selectees from Naval Weapons Station Yorktown and its tenant commands remembered the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, with a ceremony Thursday at Kirkpatrick Field.
Officers, sailors and civilians came together to honor the victims of...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:04 PM
On August 7, 2014, Naval Weapons Station (WPNSTA) Yorktown celebrates 96 years of service to the fleet providing ordnance and technical support to the U. S. Navy. Since 1918, when President Woodrow Wilson signed a Presidential Proclamation establishing...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 5:29 AM
The Navy Exchange at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown received the Bingham Award by the Navy Exchange Service Command in the $3-$7 million sales category for superior performance in 2013.
The Bingham Award program was established in 1979 to recognize...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Frances Goodwin Holt reported for duty at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown on June 20, 1966, to work as a chemist in naval mine warfare.
She was about 26, barely 5 feet tall, a mere 90 pounds and one of only a handful of women who worked at the secluded...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 11:30 AM
The Newport News Fire Department's bomb squad got more than they bargained for when they showed up to a call at a vacant house Friday - old military ordnance left sitting abandoned in a shed.
The team was called out around 1:30 p.m. Friday when a...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 11:35 AM
WILLIAMSBURG – It sits in a corner of York County, just off Route 199, next to the York River in the heart of the “Historic Triangle”—Yorktown, Williamsburg and Jamestown. The land is rich in history, from the first settlers in the...
| May 17, 2014
| 9:43 PM
Virginia Legacy 76 made its National Premier Soccer League debut Saturday night, losing 2-1 to Chesterfield United FC at Wanner Stadium.
Legacy was forced to play a man down in the first minute after goalkeeper Ryan McArthur, from Poquoson and...
| May 8, 2013
| 7:20 AM
When the first English settlers sailed into Hampton Roads in 1607, they were latecomers to Virginia.
Four times during the previous half-century, Spanish explorers probed the James and York rivers - and on Sept. 10, 1570 they planted a Jesuit mission...