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  • Reader feedback July 18: Back-to-school shopping, Langley AFB support center, death in NN

    Back-to-school shoppersreceive 'Savvy' tips On her Savvy Shopper Facebook page, the Daily Press' Nicole Paitsel asked readers if they had started thinking about back-to-school shopping and asked them to share their best tips. Georgette Throupe:...
  • Long-time HU dorm director 'Mama J' dies at age 75

    Long-time HU dorm director 'Mama J' dies at age 75
    HAMPTON — For many of her dorm residents, Janice Savage was a maternal figure, someone they could go to when they had problems or needed advice. Throughout her time on Hampton University's campus, she was known simply as "Mama J." Mrs. Savage...
  • Annual kids fishing clinic moves

    A 19-year Newport News tradition shifts its venue this year to — wait for it — Hampton's Buckroe Beach, as the Peninsula's two biggest communities join hands to help 250 at-risk kids get a chance to enjoy the Children's Fishing Clinic. The...
  • Newport News agency spending to buoy two key businesses

     Newport News agency spending to buoy two key businesses
    Newport News' economic development arm plans to spend some funds with an airline and on a miniature golf course to lend a helping hand to two major players in the Peninsula economy — but in neither case is the idea simply to have some fun. The...
  • July 18 Letters: First Amendment, the afterlife, guns, climate change

    Cradle for rights Your readers of the July 15 editorial ["Sound the alarm"] about our First Amendment rights might find of interest the Virginia Bill of Rights [which] served as a basis of the federal Bill of Rights you so well described in your...
  • Notes and notables

    Food for thought How do you create an oasis in a food desert? We're not going to suggest that it would be easy, but perhaps there is an approach that seems feasible and could be highly beneficial to local residents in need as well as to local businesses....
  • Money rolls in, way before the vote

    Money rolls in, way before the vote
    Even with nearly a year and a half to go before Virginia legislators go to the voters again, the money machine is cranking. Despite the law's demand to cool it and take no donations during a legislative session that accounted for a third of the latest...
  • Safe ride is top rule of the road

    Safe ride is top rule of the road
    Whether hosting a blessing for bike riders in the area or gathering for meet-and-greet sessions, members of the Suffolk chapter of the Christian Motorcyclists Association get together just about weekly, and sometimes more often than that. When they do...
  • Thursday's local baseball roundup: Close belts 3-run double as Pilots blank Generals before 3,000-plus; Tides, Squirrels also win

    Coastal Plain League: Liberty's Alex Close hit a three-run double in the fifth inning Thursday as the Peninsula Pilots (30-10, 9-3 in the season’s second half) routed Petersburg 7-0 before 3,239 at War Memorial Stadium. The Pilots reached the 30-...
  • New Zoes Kitchen in Williamsburg giving away 500 meals and chance to win free food for a year

    New Zoes Kitchen in Williamsburg giving away 500 meals and chance to win free food for a year
    Zo√ęs Kitchen, which features a menu of Mediterranean-inspired dishes, will open July 31 in the Settler’s Market retail area in Williamsburg. To celebrate its opening, the casual restaurant chain is giving away 500 meals, a chance to win the...
  • Philly Pretzel Factory opens in Newport News, more coming to region

    Philly Pretzel Factory opens in Newport News, more coming to region
    A new Philly Pretzel Factory is open for business inside the Wal-Mart at 12401 Jefferson Ave. A franchisee is bringing the Philadelphia-style soft pretzel chain to Wal-Marts in Hampton, Norfolk and Virginia Beach, too. The Newport News store opened July...
  • Medical condition likely caused van to hit utility pole, Newport News police say

    Medical condition likely caused van to hit utility pole, Newport News police say
    Police said a medical condition is believed to have caused a woman to crash the van she was driving into a utility pole shortly before 9 a.m. Monday. The 44-year-old Portsmouth woman was traveling northbound in the 7100 block of Warwick Boulevard when...