| 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...
| 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 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...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 8:59 PM
Male attacked with knife at Pa. Walmart
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania State Police were looking for the person who assaulted a male Friday with a knife in the Walmart parking lot on Lincoln Way East in Chambersburg, Pa.
An unknown person...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 6:19 AM
Even though 2011 was a down year for the housing market, it was an up year for housing events in Hampton Roads.
February through November, southeastern Virginia was the scene of three nationally recognized homes, as well as the Peninsula's own Parade...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 9:00 AM
The earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan one year ago today precipitated the most serious nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. A worst-case scenario contemplated the voluntary evacuation of Tokyo, as the Japanese Atomic Energy Commission feared a...
| Mar 14, 2012
You know spring has sprung when you see flower buds on early-season trees like eastern redbud, saucer magnolia and dogwood.
With the Easter season around the corner, April 8 this year, spring is waking up earlier than usual. It's like Mother Nature...
| Mar 21, 2012
From Poquoson to Portsmouth and Newport News to Norfolk, more than 40 regional cleanup projects are planned throughout Hampton Roads next month as part of Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup National Action Days, April 27-28. Project...
| Mar 29, 2012
WBG Programs/Activities Updated March 22
PLANTING HEIRLOOM VEGETABLES
March 31, 2012
10:00-11:30 am. Barb Dunbar, York County Master Gardener and certified Master Naturalist, will help children and adults learn about heirloom vegetables....