| Mar 22, 2013
Local poetry groups offer support
April is National Poetry Month. According to the website of the Academy of American Poets, this now-annual event began in 1996 to “celebrate poetry and its vital place in American culture.” Since starting...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 7:50 AM
Are you Norwegian-American and want to reconnect with your Norwegian background? Do you want to have an adventure in the new year?
OK, how would you like a chance to win $50,000?
Now I've got your attention. If you are Norwegian-American, over the...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 7:51 AM
Eating Healthy with my Diabetes, offered by Farm Fresh, is a store tour that helps people stay healthy while managing diabetes. The tours are designed to demonstrate practical strategies for meal planning, help customers understand and interpret food...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 10:09 AM
The first 100 Williamsburg residents (age 18 plus) to sign up will receive free dental care from Dentistry from the Heart at Norge Dental Center on March 24.The team of dental professionals at Norge Dental Center will provide the first 100 adult...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 1:43 PM
On Saturday October 1, 2011, The inaugural 24 Hour ski Jumping World Distance Challenge sponsored by Lagunitas Brewing Company, will be taking place at The Norge Ski Club, Fox River Grove, IL, this weekend.
This "ultra event" is designed to see how far...
| Aug 27, 2008
Woman's Club of Williamsburg. 11:30 a.m. select Wednesdays, Ford's Colony Club House, 1 Ford's Colony Drive, Williamsburg. Luncheon meetings. Membership information: 229-7242.
Alliance on Mental Illness regular meeting. 7 p.m. third...
| Mar 26, 2008
Kiwanis by the Bay. 7 a.m. every Thursday at the Blue Phantom Inn, Phoebus High School, 100 Ireland St., Hampton. Information: Charles French, 788-4673.
Woman's Club of Williamsburg. 11:30 a.m. select Wednesdays, Ford's Colony Club House, 1...
| Feb 17, 2010
| 4:11 PM
Sweetgum, a tree most people dislike because the spiny fruits drop and hurt your feet when you walk on them, is a valuable food source for songbirds and squirrels that eat the plant's seeds.
A large tree with a straight trunk, sweetgum is a fast-...
| Mar 3, 2010
| 7:32 PM
You can have soil that's poor and difficult to drain.
You can have moles that tear up your yard and voles that eat your plants.
You can have a shady yard with a spot of sun or the reverse — sun with a splash of shade.
Yet you can still...
| Sep 10, 2010
| 11:13 AM
Enrich your faith
Greater Williamsburg offers many houses of worship. Whatever the denomination, the community is clearly a religious one deep in faith and conviction. Here is a sampling.
St. Bede Catholic Church offers a special program several times a...
| Sep 14, 2010
| 7:21 AM
Williamsburg-James City County 101-D Mounts Bay Road, 253-6758 Scott Burckbuchler, acting superintendent
J. Blaine Blayton Elementary 800 Jolly Pond Road Jeff Carroll, principal
Clara Byrd Baker Elementary 3131 Ironbound Rd., 221-0949 Bruce Brelsford,...