| May 6, 2013
| 7:58 AM
The 7th Annual Yorktown Market Days season kicks off Saturday, May 11, along the Yorktown waterfront at Riverwalk Landing between Buckner and Ballard streets, according to a news release.
The market will operate weekly 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays through...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 6:11 AM
The Virginia Living Museum has announced the winners of its “For the Birds” birdhouse competition.
Augie Liebler of Williamsburg won first place adult for Earth, Sea & Sky. Second place went to Donna Cottrell of New Point for English...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 10:02 AM
In case you didn't know it, National Library Week started on Sunday and continues through Saturday (April 20).
Our local libraries are celebrating in a variety of ways. If you missed our story from last week, check it out here.
In addition to these...
| May 29, 2013
| 4:55 PM
A Chambersburg-area farm involved in a bacteria outbreak last year is the subject of a new warning from the Pennsylvania departments of health and agriculture.
Five people who consumed unpasteurized milk from The Family Cow, 3854 Olde Scotland Road,...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Gov. Tom Corbett on Tuesday urged against a rush to pass new gun-control laws in the wake of last week’s deadly Connecticut school shootings and said the key to protecting public safety lies in the enforcement of existing laws. In......
| Jun 12, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Jerry Feaser of the Pennsylvanai Game Commission reports the following: As Pennsylvania hunters and trappers begin purchasing their 2011-12 licenses (as of Monday, June 11), Pennsylvania Game Commission teams of land managers, foresters and Food and Cover...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 4:24 PM
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture today confirmed the first positive case of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in the state on a deer farm in Adams County. The disease is fatal in deer, elk and moose, but there is no evidence that CWD can be...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 7:14 PM
Biologists expect tick and mosquito populations to thrive this spring, largely because mild temperatures from last winter failed to kill off a large population of the disease-carrying pests.
Technicians in Hampton are already finding mosquito larvae...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 12:17 PM
Award-winning poet and Virginia Tech professor Nikki Giovanni will give a free talk at Hampton's Thomas Nelson Community College Oct. 4 as part of a series organized by Virginia Peninsula Literary Consortium.
Giovanni has been called the "Princess of...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 6:44 AM
Paul Long's stint as Emergency Services coordinator in Gloucester proved to be a short one.
Long has left employment in Gloucester has returned to his former position in York County. He began work in Gloucester on Jan. 1 at a salary of $69,000 a year....
| Apr 11, 2012
| 9:41 AM
When I was a child spending summers with my grandmother in rural Virginia near Lynchburg, I paid little attention to the dozens of nandinas that lined her huge U-shaped driveway.
Now, I fondly recall their white spring flowers, lime green summer...