| Jan 10, 2013
| 7:33 AM
New programs are on tap for 2013 as the number of visitors keeps steadily growing at the Hampton Family YMCA.
Approximately 275,000 people used the facility in 2012.
"We've shown an increase pretty much every year," said Senior Program Director...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 8:27 PM
John Arway, executive director of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, will present the agency's annual report to the House Game and Fisheries Committee at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Room 60 of the East Wing of the Capitol in Harrisburg.
Arway is expected...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 5:10 PM
The league record may not show it, at least not yet, but Bethlehem Catholic is a much improved boys basketball team.
The Golden Hawks are 0-3 in the Lehigh Valley Conference, having played Easton, Freedom and Liberty in their own division —...
| Jan 6, 2013
Have you ever thought about becoming a beekeeper?
There's good reason to seriously consider this backyard pastime.
Bees pollinate our food crops, make honey for us and generally benefit the balance of nature, according to Pete Ostrowski, president...
| Dec 26, 2012
At 1 p.m. on Friday, his 7th birthday, Wes Pak completed his seventh cycle of 3F8 monoclonal antibody treatment at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. At 6 p.m. his family greeted him on the tarmac at Rick's Aviation in Newport News,...
| Dec 26, 2012
Tasty discovery: Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwich
Destination: County Grill & Smokehouse. 26 E. Mercury Blvd., Hampton. 757-723-0600. Countygrill.net.
Hours: 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. tro 2 a.m. Friday-Saturday....
| Dec 27, 2012
The jolly sounds of jingle bells are now replaced by another seasonal tradition — Christmas tree needles dropping on your floor.
Before you tote the tree outdoors, be sure to remove all its lights, ornaments and tinsel. Beware of capturing too...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 7:49 AM
For a time in the 1980s, Norfolk looked and sounded like a hotbed of rough-shod, garage-style rock 'n' roll.
As a North Carolinian, I only caught a brief glimpse of the scene at its peak. Even from far away, I knew the names of two of the area's top...
| Dec 14, 2012
Yorktown Market Days will conclude its sixth season at Riverwalk Landing on Saturday, Dec. 15, with the Holiday Market scheduled to run from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. and the Toyland Parade festivities from 1 to 3 p.m., according to a county news release....
| May 21, 2013
| 5:51 AM
Join Mary Turnbull at 9 a.m. as she leads a tour through her wooded property, featuring 84 identified native plant species, 40 of which were present before the house was constructed. Alternate-leaf dogwood is not often found in this area, and is native...
| May 21, 2013
| 10:20 AM
The annual sales tax holiday on hurricane preparedness supplies will take place Saturday, May 25 to Friday, May 31.
During this seven-day period, purchases of hurricane preparedness items, including portable generators, will be exempt from the...
| May 14, 2013
| 6:07 AM
May 31 is the deadline to register for Peninsula-based master gardener training that begins in September and typically ends with graduation in November.
"We are volunteers for Virginia Cooperative Extension, helping the public and the environment with...