| Feb 10, 2013
No one could mistake the intent of the British warships that appeared at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay early on the frosty morning of Feb. 4, 1813.
Just one of the immense 74-gun ships in this advance squadron boasted more firepower than all the...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Feb. 16 is your chance to take a nice nature walk in upper York County and James City County. Both nature walks encompass information about bluebirds, which are beginning to look for nesting places, so you can learn how to attract bluebirds to your own...
| Feb 15, 2013
“What can be more important to us than our culture, our traditions, our heritage, and our lives?”
That’s what York County author Curtis J. Johnson wrote in the preface of his book, “Glimpses of Black Life Along Bayou Lafourche...
| Feb 24, 2013
Like a victim tied to buzz saw table in an old movie melodrama, federal, state and local agencies and departments, and a host of businesses and nonprofit organizations are watching with alarm as budget blades churn toward them.
On Friday automatic...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 3:51 PM
HAMPTON — Crystal Sellman spends her days floating in and out of classrooms at Hunter B. Andrews PK-8 School in Hampton.
A mental health counselor, Sellman has six students on her caseload. She spends one to three hours a day assessing and...
| Jan 22, 2013
As I write this, we’ve just been through a week of lousy, rainy weather, the kind that makes me want to snuggle in the corner of my couch with a cup of tea at my side and a book in my hands. With the right book, I could be instantly transported from...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 2:27 PM
Listen to Cathy Lewis Hear Say gardening program with retired York County extension agent Jim Orband noon-1 p.m. Wednesdsay, Jan. 23 on WHRV-FM 89..5,, and win tickets to several gardening events, including:
- Virginia Flower & Garden Expo, Jan. 25-27...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 10:22 AM
I don’t remember the first book I read, but I do have clear memories of sitting with a book in my lap, turning the cardboard-like pages and sounding out the words. (Yes, they taught phonics in my day.) The earliest books I remember reading are the...
| Nov 30, 2012
Christopher Newport at Maryville, 2
Norfolk State at Savannah State, 6
Apprentice at Berkeley (N.J.), 6
Old Dominion at William and Mary, 7
Howard at Hampton, 7
LaGrange at Christopher Newport, 2...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 5:09 AM
Yorktown holds its 7th Annual Yorktown Christmas Market on Main Street 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. The market will feature arts and crafts vendors with local shopping opportunities, living history exhibits, strolling musical entertainment, classic...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 7:30 AM
The Natasha House women's shelter in York County is increasing its outreach services and has experienced a recent burst of additional volunteers.
The organization received a grant from the Daily Press Holiday Fund, and Natasha House Executive Director...