| Nov 20, 2013
| 11:06 AM
THE NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA MANUFACTURERS AND EMPLOYERS ASSOCIATION will hold its Discovery Breakfast, 8-9 a.m., at the Schuylkill Country Club, 877 W. Market St., Orwigsburg. Representatives from MAEA member companies will provide...
| Nov 18, 2013
When Smithfield resident Lehan Crane was looking to build a house of his own, he knew he wanted as many green technologies as possible — LED lighting, foam insulation in the walls, high-efficiency windows, a Southern aspect for solar panels.
| Nov 23, 2013
| 11:55 PM
NIT Season Tip-Off:
Norfolk State vs. Fairleigh Dickinson (in Piscataway, N.J.), 5
Boys basketball (scrimmages)
Denbigh at Grafton, 7
Colonial Beach at Middlesex, 7
Girls basketball (scrimmages)
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:57 PM
After residents on the Peninsula and surrounding areas reported seeing a few snow flurries Tuesday afternoon, the forecast for Wednesday and Thursday is expected to be sunny and temperatures are expected to steadily climb into the 60s for the weekend....
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:18 PM
A film crew hired by the Virginia Historical Society glided over Smithfield in hot-air balloons Tuesday, shooting colorful fall landscapes for a short movie that's to debut in summer 2014.
"The balloon baskets provide a very stable platform for...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:56 PM
The autumn color bonanza in the western part of Virginia may have passed, but it's not too late to enjoy the chromatic display here in the east. Here are tips to help you get the most from a foliage field trip.
* Don't delay. Typically, the peak leaf...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 11:22 AM
From well-known brands like Pampered Chef to the neighborhood mom who designs little girls’ hairbows, there is no better place to find homegrown businesses than a local craft fair.
And the Peninsula is the place to shop. There are dozens of shows...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Here's a sampling of upcoming literary events in the next few weeks (in date order).
Thursday, November 7
Amy Waters Yarinske, author of “An American in the Basement: The Betrayal of Captain Scott Speicher and the Cover-up of His Death,”...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 11:28 PM
Women’s basketball (exhibitions)
Christopher Newport at N.C. A&T, 5
Virginia Wesleyan at Norfolk State, 6
Group 6A Conference 2 quarterfinals (at Woodside):
No. 6 Kecoughtan at No. 3 Woodside, 5:30
No. 5 Bethel...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 4:08 PM
The Amish section of Game's Farmers Market in Newport News is a popular spot for shoppers, says Cathy Haynes, a store manager.
Stocked with raw ingredients paired to make one-step dishes, the section is designed to facilitate a sort of homemade...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 10:26 AM
Men’s basketball (exhibition)
Elizabeth City State at Old Dominion, 7
Howard at Norfolk State, 7
Northeastern at William and Mary, 7
Old Dominion at Rutgers, 1
Northeastern at William and Mary, 6