| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:37 PM
For quite some time now, enthusiastic volunteers have been whacking brush, clearing debris and replacing ties and rails on the old Pennsylvania Railroad's Northern Central Division, one of the nation's most historic stretches of railroad, which courses 10...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 9:00 AM
The earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan one year ago today precipitated the most serious nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. A worst-case scenario contemplated the voluntary evacuation of Tokyo, as the Japanese Atomic Energy Commission feared a...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 12:57 PM
A 17-year-old Pennsylvania boy who stole his father's truck and attracted a tail of at least a dozen state and county police cruisers as he led them on a chase south into Baltimore City was caught on North Charles Street Wednesday night, police said....
| Mar 21, 2011
| 8:07 PM
Former Baltimorean Greg Wise, who moved to York eight years ago to be closer to his aging parents, says he can easily identify new Maryland transplants who have joined him in the northern migration just across the Pennsylvania line.
| Nov 27, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Fifty years after the death of President John F. Kennedy, many in our communities exemplify his Thanksgiving message, "As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them."
| Nov 21, 2013
| 7:11 AM
The York County Food Closet is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year by moving into a new larger space.
A facility to house the food pantry program for the needy was part of an expansion at its home of St. Luke's United Methodist Church. The church...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:43 PM
YORK — A new group aimed at preserving York County's historic past has formed following the dissolution of local branches from the statewide organization Preservation Virginia.
The Yorktown Preservation Society will hold its first meeting at 2 p.m....
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Two free recycling events will take place on Nov. 15-16, one in York County and the other in Portsmouth, according to a release from the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission.
Residents and businesses can bring up to one pickup truck full of old...
| Sep 19, 2013
The 23607 ZIP code encompasses Newport News city offices, a swath of land occupied by the shipyard, and the ribbon of a residential area along a length of Jefferson Avenue. It also is home to the greatest concentration in the region of those living with...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 1:53 PM
Of the 8 Health Sciences Academies in Virginia public schools, the Peninsula has its fair share. In June, Gov. Bob McDonnell approved one for the Gloucester County Public Schools and Mathews County Public Schools; they'll enroll up to 100 students in...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 7:34 AM
Take a closer look at nighttime creatures during “Black Lights and Bugs,” a program being held at New Quarter Park on Sunday, July 28, from 9:30 p.m. to midnight, according to a county news release.
Led by members of the Historic Rivers...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 9:11 PM
Coastal Plain League:
Peninsula Pilots at Morehead City, 7:05
Pawtucket at Norfolk, 12:05
Richmond at Akron, 7:05
Senior District Three tournament semifinals (at Warhill High):
No. 4 Poquoson...