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  • Notes and notables

    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...
  • Sunday's 7/14 local schedule (updated Sat. AM)

    BASEBALL Coastal Plain League: Peninsula Pilots at Edenton, 7 International League: Charlotte at Norfolk, 6:05 Eastern League: Richmond at Bowie, 6:05 Southern Virginia Adult Baseball League: Deltaville Deltas vs. Hampton Braves (at Trimble Field), 4 York...
  • Fest Notebook: Tribeca Comes Into Its Own With Diverse Slate

    Ever since the Tribeca Film Festival physically departed Tribeca and more or less abandoned its uniquely over-specific 9/11 and “made in NYC” slants, it has become more reflective of national and/or global developments, tackled via a smorgasbord of...
  • Living Here: Military installations

    Living Here: Military installations
    Newcomers will see it right away: Hampton Roads and theU.S. military go hand in hand. Every branch of the service is represented in this corner of southeastern Virginia: Start with the world's largest naval base and the only East Coast home for the...
  • Nationwide Series leader Elliott Sadler spends day with Navy pilots, crew

    Nationwide Series leader Elliott Sadler spends day with Navy pilots, crew
    VIRGINIA BEACH — There are some similarities between the Chevy Impala Elliott Sadler drives in the Nationwide Series and the F/A-18E Super Hornet fighter aircraft the pilots of squadron VFA-81 fly out of Naval Air Station Oceana and on the super...
  • Navy describes more cuts now that sequestration is here

    The Navy this weekend announced additional cutbacks to deal with sequestration, now that the automatic, across-the-board spending cuts are official. The service will defer or cancel up to six ship deployments to various locations around the world...
  • Navy to build new kennel for military working dogs

    It's nice to see man's best friend isn't getting shortshrifted because of budget cuts. The Navy announced Monday it has begun construction on a new kennel for military working dogs at the Naval Air Station Oceana Dam Neck Annex in Virginia Beach....
  • Sequestration would reach far into the Virginia Peninsula community - and affect health services

    Sequestration would reach far into the Virginia Peninsula community - and affect health services
    Like a victim tied to buzz saw table in an old movie melodrama, federal, state and local agencies and departments, and a host of businesses and nonprofit organizations are watching with alarm as budget blades churn toward them. On Friday automatic...
  • Former Oceana fighter pilot tapped for International Space Station

    Former Oceana fighter pilot tapped for International Space Station
    A former Navy fighter pilot who spent several years at Oceana Naval Air Station in Virginia Beach in the 1990s has been selected for a year-long mission aboard the International Space Station. Scott Kelly, 48, a New Jersey native, will launch into space...
  • Navy, Air Force, Army, Coast Guard and Marines all call Hampton Roads "home."

    Newcomers will see it right away: Hampton Roads and the U.S. military go hand in hand. Every branch of the service is represented in this corner of southeastern Virginia: Start with the world's largest naval base and the only East Coast home for the...
  • Navy fighter jet crashes into apartments; no fatalities reported

    Navy fighter jet crashes into apartments; no fatalities reported
    A Navy fighter jet experienced a "catastrophic mechanical malfunction" during takeoff Friday over the military community of Virginia Beach, Va., and rained a stench of jet fuel shortly before crashing into apartment buildings, according to residents and...
  • Navy Begins Compensation After Virginia Beach Jet Crash

    Navy Begins Compensation After Virginia Beach Jet Crash
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- The U.S. Navy will be begin cutting compensation checks as early as Monday to victims of last week's fiery crash of a fighter jet into apartment buildings in Virginia Beach, Virginia. "We are committed to doing the right thing to...