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  • Hampton Clean City Commission: YARDS winners named for April and May 2013

    Hampton Clean City Commission: YARDS winners named for April and May 2013
    The Hampton Clean City Commission announces the winners in the YARDS (Yards Are Really Distinctive Showplaces) program for April and May 2013. Trained judges took into account 29 criteria in the evaluation process.  These yards are tops in beauty,...
  • Disney introduces quinceañera gowns fit for a princess

    Disney introduces quinceañera gowns fit for a princess
    How many little girls have dressed up like Belle from "Beauty and the Beast" and pretended to waltz around a ballroom? Or like Sleeping Beauty dancing with the prince? Now bigger girls can do the same. Disney Consumer Products has teamed with Ashdon...
  • Tantalizing evidence may offer clues into Powhatan's life

    Tantalizing evidence may offer clues into Powhatan's life
    Archaeologists searching for the lost village of Powhatan have uncovered tantalizing but still inconclusive evidence suggesting that the legendary Indian leader, who ruled most of coastal Virginia when the first English settlers arrived in 1607, once...
  • Happy Birthday Quiz: 15 years of Disney's Animal Kingdom

    Happy Birthday Quiz: 15 years of Disney's Animal Kingdom
    Disney's Animal Kingdom marks its 15th year of existence on Monday. Fittingly, it has an Earth Day birthday. Take our quiz that looks back on the theme park's first decade and a half. 1. Even before the park opened, it had a name change. What word was...
  • Russell Means dies at 72; American Indian rights activist, actor

    Russell Means, who gained international notoriety as one of the leaders of the 71-day armed occupation of Wounded Knee in South Dakota in 1973 and continued to be an outspoken champion of American Indian rights after launching a career as an actor in...
  • Future mother-in-law casts shadow on marriage

    Future mother-in-law casts shadow on marriage
    Dear Amy: I am getting married next month, but my future mother-in-law hates me. This is not a traditional "mother-in-law hatred"; it's the kind of hatred that is a deal-breaker. She doesn't invite me to family events, and I have never been in her house....
  • “Dance Moms: Miami” episode 6 recap: Welcome to the Circus!

     
    Good Lord, people, if you are not following the individual Dance Moms on Twitter, you totally should. Despite their longwinded brouhahas in the Mom Room, those women can throw down in 140 characters or less. I'm not even sure when they are pretending just...
  • Super Bowl Sunday: A goofy notion of smaller crowds at Disneyland

     
    Is Super Bowl Sunday the least busy day to visit the Happiest Place on Earth? According to persistent online chatter ......
  • Laurel Fork wilderness in West Virginia a remote bit of almost heaven

    WYMER, W.Va. - The Laurel Fork Wilderness is more than a little out of the way. The 12,052-acre tract lies 17 miles southeast of Elkins, tucked between long narrow ridges in the heart of the Allegheny Mountains. The two-tract wilderness is in one of the...
  • Hampton: Shelton Yard on Markham Drive wins YARDS of the Year beautification contest

    Hampton: Shelton Yard on Markham Drive wins YARDS of the Year beautification contest
    The Beautification Committee of the Hampton Clean City Commission has named its Yard of the Year winner, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Shelton of Markham Drive, according to a press release. The Sheltons were one of the Yard of the Month winners in July, and received...
  • Halloween, and the livin' is ghastly

    Halloween, and the livin' is ghastly
    A few days ago, I was sitting around with my younger daughter when she suddenly said, "Oh, look, the devil baby's back." This type of utterance can worry a parent — did she see something I couldn't? — but it turned out she was talking about a...
  • Happy birthday, Joe

    Joe Scott is back in the news. Friends and neighbors want to give Joe a big birthday wave as he turns 98 years old today.   ‘Haunted History and Paranormal Tours’ begin The Town of Williamsport will host the first of the “2012 Haunted...