| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Time for reform
I have been reading for three weeks now about the court proceedings in the ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell case; it has been covered well by the Daily Press.
I guess I am surprised that people making $170,000 a year could be in the financial...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 7:44 PM
Local residents can collect free school supplies in the Yorkshire Downs parking lot in Yorktown on Sunday, Aug. 24 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
A special "Back-to-School Bash" will take place including food, music, face painting and other activities, along...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 4:59 PM
HAMPTON — Kevin Watterton was speechless for a moment.
The Hampton firefighter stared out at the New York City Fire Department Rescue 4 truck that was parked in Hampton Division of Fire and Rescue's training center lot Monday morning. It's one of...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 11:03 AM
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...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 6:59 PM
Andrew Eason, 17, and Hannah Glasgow, 16, both of Chesapeake, won the overall championships at the seventh annual Smart Smiles 5K in Newport News.
Eason, a former Hickory High standout who will run as a freshman this season for Virginia Tech,...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 2:24 PM
UPDATE: The swimming advisory has been lifted for King Lincoln Park Beach in Newport News, according to a Peninsula Health District news release.
The district said it received results from re-sampling completed on Thursday. The results indicate that...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Thirty-three organizations will share $500,000 from the Dominion Foundation in support of environmental stewardship initiatives, according to a release from the charitable foundation of Dominion Virginia Power.
The groups will receive funding for...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Four new businesses -- a martial arts academy, two restaurants and an insurance firm -- have recently opened in lower York County. Three are located in Shady Banks Shopping Center, 2960 Hampton Highway, and opened the same day.
WOLF Martial Arts Academy...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:41 AM
Care for those with Diabetes 2 costs the U.S. health system millions annually; it also accounts for economic losses through lost productivity and disability. Virginia won a 3-year competitive grant through the Affordable Care Act to combat the disease...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 12:19 PM
Lehman Montgomery of Toano beat two opponents in straight sets to win the boys 14-and-under singles title in last weekend's William and Mary "Beat the Heat" indoor tournament at McCormack-Nagelsen Tennis Center.
Taking second in their age groups in the...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:04 PM
On August 7, 2014, Naval Weapons Station (WPNSTA) Yorktown celebrates 96 years of service to the fleet providing ordnance and technical support to the U. S. Navy. Since 1918, when President Woodrow Wilson signed a Presidential Proclamation establishing...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 4:47 PM
YORK — Altria Group, Inc., the parent company of Philip Morris, had donated $200,000 to the American Revolution Museum, which will replace the Yorktown Victory Center in late 2016.
The grant to the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation will support...