| May 8, 2014
| 12:08 AM
The Norfolk Admirals yielded two power-play goals early in the second period and fell 2-1 Wednesday at St. John’s in Newfoundland as the IceCaps squared their AHL Calder Cup Eastern Conference best-of-seven series at one win each.
| May 7, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Christine W. "Chris" Hanley, who had worked in sales and marketing, died Friday of ovarian cancer at her New York City apartment. The Towson resident was 59.
The daughter of William B. Wright, an AIG Insurance Co. and later Chubb Insurance Co. executive,...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 2:24 PM
As a young surveyor and before serving as our country's first president, George Washington developed the ability to measure up a landscape and to take advantage of its natural features. He also had an eye for spatial awareness. Washington learned by...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:12 AM
The month-long celebration of poetry continues across the nation with Thursday's Poem in Your Pocket Day. The Academy of American Poets shares several suggestions, like those below, found on the Academy's website here:
- Post pocket-sized verses in...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 3:16 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — To mark the fourth anniversary of the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, often called Obamacare, U.S. Rep. Robert C. "Bobby" Scott stopped by the Community Free Clinic in Newport News on Monday.
The son of...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Pritzker Group Private Capital has bought Technimark, a plastic packaging manufacturer that counts Procter & Gamble, Estee Lauder, Wal-Mart and Clorox among its customers.
The purchase price of the Asheboro, N.C.-based company wasn't disclosed. Pritzker...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Regardless of the outcome of Tuesday's game between Old Dominion and No. 1 Virginia, Monarchs coach Chris Finwood thinks local college baseball is the winner.
The top-ranked Cavaliers make their second trip to the region, facing ODU at 7 p.m. at...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 3:21 PM
About 15 train tanker cars carrying crude oil derailed Wednesday afternoon in Lynchburg, Va., plunging several of them into the James River, sparking a massive fire and spilling oil.
The derailment prompted evacuations in the downtown district near...
| May 3, 2014
| 10:38 PM
Annapolis skipper John White, whose USA 1162 team won the only race of the day in the J/80 class, earned North Sails Local Boat of the Day at the Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta Annapolis on the Chesapeake Bay.
“Off the starting line, we were...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Fifty years after mesmerized motorists made their first wide-eyed trip across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel on April 15, 1964, the seemingly endless, 17.6-mile expanse of elevated trestles, high-level bridges and underwater tunnels once hailed as an...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 7:35 AM
The U.S. labor market emerged surprisingly strong from the severe winter, with employers hiring at a brisk pace and the jobless rate holding near a five-year low.
Nonfarm payrolls increased by 192,000 jobs last month after rising by 197,000 in February,...