| Dec 18, 2013
| 4:34 PM
For prying open the door of a crashed car sunk in waist-deep muck and rescuing the woman inside, the Florida Highway Patrol awarded four South Florida men with certificates of appreciation and coffee mugs.
And for them, that was more than enough. Saving...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 3:59 AM
The Virginia Port Authority reported that the Port of Virginia is on pace for more than 6 percent growth in 2013.
Even though container traffic was down 2.9 percent in November compared to last November, year-to-date cargo handling has increased 6.4...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 1:55 PM
TRENTON, N.J. — Gov. Chris Christie said Friday that his top executive appointee at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey resigned as lawmakers questioned the closing of lanes onto the George Washington Bridge three months ago.
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:23 PM
NEW YORK — First terrapin turtles. Now snowy owls. Humans are not the only species flocking to airports this holiday season.
At least five times in the last two weeks, airliners at John F. Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark Liberty airports have been...
| Dec 12, 2013
Playwright Conor McPherson's "The Seafarer" takes place on the kind of Christmas Eve too often ignored in the season of mandatory cheer — one filled with recrimination, booze and soul-crushing fears of what the future holds, in this life and the...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Can an airport be mistaken for the arctic tundra? Not by pilots, but certainly to snowy owls invading the Northeast and Midwest in record numbers this year. What has turned into a headache for airports may be a boon to birdwatchers traveling for the...
| Dec 8, 2013
NEWPORT NEWS — It was early 2011 when Jeffrey A. Martinovich was expelled for life from the financial brokerage industry.
Martinovich, the former head of the Newport News firm MICG Investment Management LLC, agreed to be permanently banned from...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 3:50 PM
SYDNEY, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Shopping mall giant Westfield
Group said on Thursday it would buy the remaining 50
percent interest in New York's World Trade Center for $800
million, which will make the company the sole owner of the
| Dec 3, 2013
Earlier this year, a reader had a six-hour cancer surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. After discharge, he was still quite weak and asked his airline to provide wheelchair service at Rochester, his connecting airport, and his final destination....
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:30 AM
NEW YORK — The mess at ground zero has been a collaborative production.
The delays, backbiting, design compromises and massive cost overruns that have marked the rebuilding process at the World Trade Center site are the sorry collective work of...
| Nov 29, 2013
A surge of shipping containers moving through the state's ports via rail has the Virginia Port Authority poised to post its busiest year on record.
The agency logged a record-setting October for the overall number of boxes moved through the port. It was...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Black Friday has come
First off let us thank you, loyal reader, for taking a few minutes out of your shopping schedule today to read these words. After all, with each passing year Thanksgiving in the U.S. is beginning to feel more and more like Black...