| May 23, 2013
| 2:11 PM
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...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 3:04 PM
The recently wrapped D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center proved to be more than a three-day biannual gathering of Disney fans. It was a mind-boggling testament to the pop culture juggernaut that Walter Elias Disney hath wrought.
Thanks to a stable...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 10:30 AM
The Fiddler on Pantico Run:
An African Warrior, His White Descendants, a Search for Family
Free Press: 304 pp, $25.99
Joe Mozingo's captivating debut, "The Fiddler on Pantico Run: An African...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:54 AM
HOMICIDES ON THE PENINSULA IN 2013
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...
| Jul 22, 2013
If you are a fan of all things Disney, the the D23 Expo is the thing for you. The show is a weekend long affair celebrating everything associated with that Magical Kingdom. And now that the Disney Corporation has acquired both Marvel (Spider-Man, The...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 11:03 AM
Is Super Bowl Sunday the least busy day to visit the Happiest Place on Earth? According to persistent online chatter ......
| May 28, 2013
| 6:02 AM
Eastern philosophy is not the first thing one associates with the Disneyland Resort, but the message of the Fantasyland Theatre's […]...
| May 30, 2013
| 8:36 AM
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,...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Before I explain what it was like to be a childless man surrounded by Disney princesses and the parents who love (and bankroll) them, seated by himself at Disney on Ice and soaking in princess culture — a story:
Once upon a time …
| Jan 15, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Three food and wine benefits take place in the coming weeks.
Sister Cities benefit
Sister Cities Yorktown is hosting a winter wine dinner to benefit its activities with its sister city, Port-Vendres in France. The event will take place at 7 p.m....
| Dec 19, 2012
| 12:02 PM
The Virginia Department of Transportation says the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry returned to full capacity at 2:30 p.m. today.
The ferry Pocahontas was removed from service Tuesday due to an unexpected mechanical issue. VDOT had projected a Thursday return...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:35 AM
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...