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  • Upcoming home, garden events

    •Oyster float workshop. The registration deadline is Friday, Sept. 5, for an upcoming oyster float-building workshop at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science in Gloucester Point. The Tidewater Master Oyster Gardeners Association will teach the...
  • Peninsula residents gather in response to Ferguson, Mo., shooting

    Peninsula residents gather in response to Ferguson, Mo., shooting
    As Newport News and Hampton residents gathered at two separate events hosted Wednesday in response to the recent shooting of a teen in Ferguson, Mo., at the hands of a police officer, community members and local officials said they hoped that trust...
  • DP Buzz: College sports

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz" is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here is...
  • Adams Shoe Store in Grafton closing after 28 years

    Adams Shoe Store in Grafton closing after 28 years
    Adams Shoe Store in Washington Square shopping center in Grafton plans to close Aug. 30 after 28 years, the owner confirmed. The Newport News store will remain open. "The slow economy, of course, has hurt," said owner Norman Shields, 54, of York County....
  • Police identify two teenagers found dead at Saunders Elementary School in Newport News, 17-year-old arrested

    Police identify two teenagers found dead at Saunders Elementary School in Newport News, 17-year-old arrested
    NEWPORT NEWS — A 17-year-old Newport News male is facing second-degree murder charges after two teenage boys were found fatally shot Thursday morning in the parking lot of Saunders Elementary School in Newport News and another 17-year-old remains...
  • Christopher Newport University students volunteer for 'Day One of Service'

    Christopher Newport University students volunteer for 'Day One of Service'
    NEWPORT NEWS — Kelsey Schnoebelen dipped her paint roller into a tray of primer, having nearly completed the wall at the YMCA near the James River Bridge in Newport News. She just moved onto campus at Christopher Newport University and thought it...
  • Local schools awarded nearly $3 million to fund programs for at-risk students

    Four schools in Newport News and one in Hampton were recently awarded a total of nearly $3 million to fund programs for at-risk students over the next three years. The Virginia Department of Education's 21st Century Learning Center grants were open to...
  • The only way forward

    We remain bullish on the promise of the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission, despite some coughing and sputtering since its formation. The group was created to handle the funding for the region's most pressing road projects, and we...
  • From Virginia, another idea for reversing crab decline

    The latest idea for pulling Chesapeake blue crabs back from the brink of disaster — a fascinating and frustrating subject about which everyone seems to have an opinion — comes from the watermen who harvest and sell crabs in the Virginia end of...
  • Newport News man accused of hitting neighbor with bat during argument

    Newport News man accused of hitting neighbor with bat during argument
    A Newport News man was arrested Saturday night following an argument that resulted in a neighbor being struck in the head with a baseball bat, police said. Stewart Avery Botkin, 50, of the 100 block of Deep Creek Road , was charged with malicious...
  • Hampton police investigating report of Friday robbery

    A 28-year-old man reported to Hampton police Friday that he was robbed while walking near Kecoughtan Road and LaSalle Avenue. About 6:10 p.m., the victim, of Newport News, was approached by an unknown person with a gun who demanded his belongings,...