| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:55 PM
Riverwalk Landing may get a book store.
The Book Exchange of Williamsburg asked the York County Economic Development Authority for approval to lease the space vacated by Claire Murray Lifestyles in May.
Kelsie Davis, owner of the Williamsburg business...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog.
GLOUCESTER – Gloucester County spends a little over $1.8 million a year for an...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 6:51 PM
An Allentown motel will pay more than $10,000 to guests to settle claims that it was price gouging during Hurricane Sandy, the state attorney general said.
During the storm, the Rodeway Inn — formerly the EconoLodge Motel — at 2115 Downyflake...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:18 PM
The closest thing to a North-of-the-Mason-Dixon-line event on NASCAR's Grand National Series in 1973 was a 500-miler at the Michigan International Speedway, which began staging races for stock car racing's Daytona, Fla., based series in 1969.
| Jul 31, 2014
| 3:56 AM
A 27-year-old Gloucester man was arrested Wednesday night on multiple charges connected to recent robberies at businesses in York County, according to a York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office news release.
Chad Dallas Jackson, of the 5100 Block of Orchard...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 11:13 AM
When Ruby Dee was in high school, she couldn't get a part in the drama club's upcoming production.
Nothing personal, the club's head explained: There were just no roles for maids.
"I never inquired again," Dee later wrote. "And I never went to see any...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Gustave Tassell, a California designer who became a fashion star in the early 1960s with starkly refined clothes that appealed to women like Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Greer Garson and Princess Grace of Monaco, has died. He was 88.
A contemporary of...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 2:33 PM
NRG Energy's residential solar company has officially expanded its operations into Connecticut, opening a Middletown office for business on Wednesday.
The company joins an active, though crowded, market that includes dozens of small businesses as well as...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:25 PM
A new Mississippi-style paddle boat has arrived in town, soon to sail along the Intracoastal Waterway.
The 140-foot Liberty Belle is the newest boat in the fleet of Fort Lauderdale-based Marine Hospitality, which operates three other vessels in its...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Harold H. Hogg, founder of a Central Maryland and Southern Pennsylvania commercial construction company who endowed the Hogg Family Chair at Duke University, his alma mater, died June 3 of leukemia at the Moorings Park retirement community in Naples, Fla....
| Jul 9, 2014
| 7:59 AM
Talk about your bittersweet moments. York High softball coach Amy Hunter was enjoying the afterglow of the Falcons' win at Smithfield — and the program's first Bay Rivers District title since she pitched them to it in 1995 — when someone...