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  • Gloucester man gets his days in court

    A disabled Gloucester veteran who gets around in a motor scooter has filed 10 lawsuits in local and federal courts since the summer of 2012 over access to businesses throughout Gloucester and the Peninsula. Kenneth Flaum, 67, filed his first lawsuit...
  • Quakers fighting slavery at Yorktown

    Quakers fighting slavery at Yorktown
    Gaze into the 150-year-old photograph of Pennsylvania Quaker Sarah Cadbury and you may not see anything particularly special. But behind her unassuming expression and plain-Jane hairdo stirred a revolutionary devotion to human freedom. Like nearly...
  • Star Track: Joey Prata

    Star Track: Joey Prata
    Joey Prata, a rising sophomore honors student at St. Christopher's School in Richmond who is a Seaford resident, won the 2013 USA Wrestling Cadet Greco-Roman National Championship on Monday afternoon in Fargo, N.D. Prata, a Virginia Independent...
  • Golf: Peninsula players seek flighted titles at VSGA Women's Senior Am

    Several Peninsula players head into the final day of the VSGA Women’s Senior Amateur match-play tournament with opportunities for flighted championships in Hot Springs. In the first flight, Ann Mennell of Yorktown beat higher-seeded Nancy Duncan of...
  • Friday's local roundup: Two area golfers win flights at VSGA Women's Senior Amateur

    Golf: Two Peninsula-area players won their flight championships Friday at the Virginia State Golf Association Women's Senior Amateur in Hot Springs. Ann Mennell of Yorktown defeated Anne Gordon Greever of Richmond 2-and-1 on The Homestead's Old Course...
  • Weekend local tennis roundup: Vinson, Yoder, Holllowell earn Riverside singles crowns

    Robert Vinson beat Chris Cruz 6-2, 6-1 for the men's 4.5-rated championship in the weekend Riverside Summer Singles tournament on clay courts at Riverside Wellness and Fitness Center. Tim Yoder won three matches for the men's 4.0 round-robin crown, and...
  • Environmentalists give Rep. Wittman Climate Change Denier 'award'

    Environmentalists give Rep. Wittman Climate Change Denier 'award'
    Environmentalists are giving Virginia Congressman Rob Wittman a trophy, albeit a dubious one: the Congressional Climate Change Deniers Award. Christine Llewellyn, director of the Williamsburg Climate Action Network, says it’s in the shape of a...
  • 2013 homicides on the Peninsula

    HOMICIDES ON THE PENINSULA IN 2013   HAMPTON 1.       Jan. 1 –Brayden Joseph Whalen (6 months, Hampton) died from injuries sustained during an assault on Dec. 29.  Daniel Lunsford (21, Hampton), Brayden’s mother’s boyfriend, and...
  • Yorktown man wins Haynes royal baby contest

    Yorktown man wins Haynes royal baby contest
    Joseph Attiogbe of Yorktown won an English-style bedroom set as part of Haynes Furniture's royal baby contest. The bedroom set, designed for a child's bedroom, is valued at $3,000, a press release from Haynes said. The contest was held from July...
  • A timely French victory off the Virginia Capes ensures Washington's triumph at Yorktown

    A timely French victory off the Virginia Capes ensures Washington's triumph at Yorktown
    Those Americans who hold the French in such contempt today might do well to look back at Sept. 5, 1781 for an instructive history lesson. Without the French sailors who defeated the Royal Navy in the Battle of the Capes, Washington's triumph over...
  • Saturday's local multi-sport roundup: Brewer, Lautzenheiser head 8K field in Williamsburg

    Running: Hare and Tortoise 8K: Steven Brewer of Newport News and Kathleen Lautzenheiser of Midlothian took the overall championshpis in the Hare and Tortoise 8K at New Quarter Park in Williamsburg. Brewer ran 8 kilometers in 29 minutes, 18 seconds,...