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  • Thai Papaya in Newport News stir-fries a winning eggplant dish

    Thai Papaya in Newport News stir-fries a winning eggplant dish
    Tasty discovery: Eggplant with Basil Price: $7.75 Destination: Thai Papaya Restaurant. 319 Chatham Drive, Newport News. 757-874-0646. Thaipapayava.com. Hours: 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Restaurants crowd two of the main...
  • 'Most endangered' relics nominated

    A 19th-century stove that may have caused the devastating fire at Fairfield plantation in Gloucester County and a heavy howitzer used by the Imperial German Army during World War I — housed at a museum in Newport News and one of only 14 in existence...
  • Howard Siler dies at 69; Olympic bobsledder coached Jamaican team

    Howard Siler dies at 69; Olympic bobsledder coached Jamaican team
    Olympic bobsledder Howard Siler didn't much appreciate the way he was portrayed by John Candy in the 1993 movie "Cool Runnings." Candy acted his part as a fumbling, washed-up rube who sought redemption by coaching four ice-wary Jamaican athletes to...
  • Ticket Extras: Things to do this weekend and beyond

    Ticket Extras: Things to do this weekend and beyond
    Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
  • Newport News attorney takes ALS ice bucket challenge

    Newport News attorney takes ALS ice bucket challenge
    A Newport News attorney is among the latest in the area to take the Ice Bucket Challenge, a campaign raising awareness for ALS that has gone viral in recent weeks, including among local law enforcement officials. Friday afternoon, Phil Hatchett, who...
  • Students train with top faculty at CNU's Torggler Institute

    Students train with top faculty at CNU's Torggler Institute
    The Torggler Summer Vocal Institute at Christopher Newport University has lined up some impressive artists — opera baritone Nathan Gunn, Broadway dynamo Patti Lupone, jazz singer Spider Saloff and the male a cappella group Straight No Chaser —...
  • Feedback 8/17: Daily Press redesign

    I've been reading the Daily Press. for 36 years. You have finally given your subscribers an informative, sophisticated newspaper to read. It's a 180-degree turnaround from the original and I appreciate your effort. Thank you. •Nancy, York County: I...
  • Virginia makes Top 10 states for number of farmers markets

    Virginia makes Top 10 states for number of farmers markets
    Farmers markets are alive and well in Virginia, which was cited as a top ten state for the number of markets available in a new United States Department of Agriculture report. With 249 markets listed, the Commonwealth comes in at No. 9, with...
  • Virginia Air & Space Center names new board of directors

    Virginia Air & Space Center names new board of directors
    The Virginia Air & Space Center elected new officers and announced new board members. The 2014-2015 officers are: President: James A. Firth, director of strategic planning and integration for Boeing's Newport News field office Executive Vice...
  • Billy Fallen bakes Billy Bread for shops and restaurants

    Billy Fallen bakes Billy Bread for shops and restaurants
    Billy Fallen sinks his hands into the large mound of dough that's been plopped onto the wooden table in front of him. He squishes and squeezes the spongy mass, cutting off hunks, weighing them and shaping them into round loaves. Some of the rounds are...
  • Williamsburg area's oldest road race gets a fresh start

    Williamsburg area's oldest road race gets a fresh start
    WILLIAMSBURG—The oldest continuously held Colonial Road Runners race is The Vineyards of Williamsburg 5K Run, which started in 1993, and until this year had been held annually as a Saturday evening race. The 22nd annual version on Aug. 9 saw two...
  • $115,300,000: Newport News School District

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. The city of Newport News will pay $115,300,000, about 39 percent, of the Newport News...