| Oct 11, 2012
| 11:01 AM
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...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 6:15 AM
The ground starts shaking – it’s an earthquake! What do you do? Drop, Cover and Hold On! If you’ve never heard this before, the York County Department of Fire and Life Safety encourages you to visit www.shakeout.org/southeast to learn...
| May 15, 2013
| 6:46 AM
Learn and Grow Series with Art in the Garden
Linda Miller, Artist and Virginia Master Naturalist, will help children 7 and older create a botanical portrait in colored pencil or watercolor from plant materials they select in the Williamsburg Botanical...
| May 7, 2013
| 5:05 AM
Visit New Quarter Park at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 11, and learn how a unique rain garden is built to capture runoff in a shady area. The program will be presented by Jeanne Millin, Virginia Master Gardener, Tree Steward, Water Steward and Virginia Master...
| May 9, 2013
| 10:17 AM
When the director of the Middle Passage port markers project arrives in Yorktown to give a talk about slavery Friday night, she'll find herself in the perfect place.
Though Old Point Comfort and Jamestown can lay claim to the first Africans in English...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 7:01 PM
From inventing to scouting to volunteering, there are plenty of local activities to keep your student busy during the summer months.
And now is the time to look for a summer camp as many are beginning to fill up. Most of the day camp options are full...
| May 4, 2013
As a family physician in Newport News, Peter Anderson developed a team care approach in order to handle more patients while providing better, more focused care. His success led him into the consulting business.
His Team Care Medicine company has now...
| 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...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Learn what bluebirds need and want -- and all about their pleasing personalities -- during a free program 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, March 23, at New Quarter Park in upper York County.
In my York County yard, bluebirds enjoy special houses, wide-open flying...