| Jun 7, 2012
| 11:12 AM
The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth has awarded $2,000 mini-grants to eight youth organizations across Virginia to support chapters of VFHY’s national award-winning Y Street teen volunteer group.
The first recipients of the 2012-13 Y Street...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Thursday and Friday around the New River Valley, you might see a handful of cyclists on the road, with a safety car trailing behind.
They're biking across America to raise money to find a cure for Multiple Sclerosis or MS.
Yep, they're wearing helmets...
| Jun 9, 2012
In a recent column, I wrote about Gen. George Washington's aide-de-camp, Tench Tilghman, Maryland's version of Paul Revere, whose historic ride in October 1781 from Virginia to Philadelphia brought news to the Continental Congress of the British surrender...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 12:29 PM
The Lackey Free Clinic in Yorktown reports that it has hired Dr. Ralph Robertson as medical director. The clinic provides skilled and compassionate health care and counseling to the medically disadvantaged on the Peninsula.
Since 2008, Dr. Robertson has...
| Jun 23, 2012
Lisa Ziegler of The Gardener's Workshop offers these tips for June gardening; shop her online gardening supply shop at www.shoptgw.com.
• Larger containers are easier to take care of then several small ones. The larger the mass of soil, the less...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 6:56 PM
Kiara Porter of Yorktown on Sunday became the first Virginia Commonwealth athlete ever to gain a spot on the USA Junior Track & Field squad.
She set a VCU record in the 400-meter dash with a time of 53.07 seconds in the USA Junior Outdoor Championships,...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 8:13 AM
You won't find a better backdrop for a night of live music than the panorama at Yorktown's historic waterfront. Taking advantage of that vista is Rhythms on the Riverwalk, a free concert series that will return Sept. 7.
Those who bring a lawn chair or...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 10:34 PM
Phoebus 55, Kecoughtan 7
Woodside 27, Warwick 21
Alleghany 36 Bath County 7
Altavista 47 Cumberland 20
Annandale 32 Stuart 27
Appomattox 50 Randolph-Henry 6
Atlee 56 Patrick Henry (Ashland) 35...
| Sep 13, 2012
Meagan and Mitchell Turner helped restore the Cloverdale Garden at NASA.
Photo courtesy Andrea Turner
Native plants are as much a part of history as centuries-old brick-and-mortar buildings.
Just ask the Turner family of York County.
For a year,...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 9:20 PM
Kecoughtan 41, Warwick 30
Gloucester 35, Menchville 0
Mostly public schools
Abingdon 10 Happy Valley (TN) 0
Albemarle 37 Orange 0
Altavista 35 Gretna 14
Amherst County 35 Rockbridge County 21
| Sep 25, 2012
| 10:03 AM
The Yorktown Wine Festival is coming up Saturday, Oct. 6, on Riverwalk Landing by the York River waterfront.
The popular event features a tasting of almost 20 Virginia wines, artisans and entertainment by The Rhondells. Hours are noon to 6 p.m....