| Jul 10, 2014
| 11:39 AM
If you believe the headlines, then people would rather receive electric shocks than be alone with their thoughts for even 15 minutes. Or at least a lot of men would.
It’s probably a better idea not to put wholesale faith in the headlines. And...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 3:32 PM
When Riley Burke wasn't playing the violin, she was feeding the hungry.
When William Leas wasn't the student body president, he was busy organizing 1,000 students from more than 30 nations during a week-long conference.
Their commitment to...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 7:21 PM
The York High girls tennis team saved eight match points Saturday in the state Group 3A championship match, but Western Albemarle finally closed out a 5-1 victory on Liberty University's courts in Lynchburg.
Kristin Dantzler, playing No. 3, put the...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 8:38 PM
Amy Rodgers and her brother, Mike, are Manning fans, but as New York Giants fans they have rooted for Eli much more than his brother Peyton.
That may change to a degree after their experience on May 17 when Amy and Mike got the chance to meet the Denver...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:25 PM
In a coaching career spanning 35 years, Mike Faragalli won Canadian Football League and Football Championship Subdivision titles and worked at the BCS level, most recently at the University of Virginia.
His latest position, as an assistant at Division...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 6:37 AM
We focused on board of visitors appointments at Christopher Newport University here, but here's full list of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's appointments.
Just a cut and paste from the governor's announcement yesterday. There are a number of notables....
| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:52 PM
Prayer, positive thinking and participation in a clinical trial using a drug as-yet unapproved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have got her to this point.
Last June, when Rebecca Ballard, then an English teacher at York High School, was...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:16 PM
After leading Virginia this past season to its deepest run in the NCAA tournament in 19 years, men's basketball coach Tony Bennett got his reward Tuesday with a new seven-year contract worth $1.924 million annually in total compensation.
| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:06 AM
The Doctor is in.
"A grand slalom-like drive in the dark through the Rocky Mountains was the weekend routine for my then-new boyfriend Fred in the winter of our courtship," wrote Sue Lucrezi of Lower Saucon Township.
"After working 60+ hours a week as...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:50 PM
James R. Schlesinger, the hawkish and sometimes overbearingly erudite conservative whose controversial Washington career included serving as U.S. secretary of Defense under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford before becoming the nation's first Energy...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Glen Stassen, a Christian ethicist who left a budding career in nuclear physics to study theology and who went on to develop a biblically based framework for peace activism, has died. He was 78.
Stassen, the son of former Minnesota Gov. Harold Stassen,...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 12:00 PM
At just 21, a kid from the San Fernando Valley named Jim Berk began work as a music teacher at Carson High School. Within a couple of years, the teacher, not much older than some of his students, had turned a woebegone marching band into one of the best...