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Old Point Comfort and Jamestown may have the distinction of being the first places associated with the arrival of Virginia's first Africans in 1619. But it wasn't until decades later that slavery really took off -- and when it did it was the south...
Learn and Grow Series with Art in the Garden Linda Miller, Artist and Virginia Master Naturalist, will help children 7 and older create a botanical portrait in colored pencil or watercolor from plant materials they select in the Williamsburg Botanical...
May 31 is the deadline to register for Peninsula-based master gardener training that begins in September and typically ends with graduation in November. "We are volunteers for Virginia Cooperative Extension, helping the public and the environment with...
When the director of the Middle Passage port markers project arrives in Yorktown to give a talk about slavery Friday night, she'll find herself in the perfect place. Though Old Point Comfort and Jamestown can lay claim to the first Africans in English...
The National Weather Service has issued a weather warning of showers and thunderstorms for the Peninsula Tuesday night and Wednesday, with heavy rain possible in some local areas. Cities impacted by the warning include Newport News, Hampton, York...
Rain garden: Explore and ask about rain garden during Saturday program at New Quarter Park in upper York CountyVisit New Quarter Park at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 11, and learn how a unique rain garden is built to capture runoff in a shady area. The program will be presented by Jeanne Millin, Virginia Master Gardener, Tree Steward, Water Steward and Virginia Master...
The 7th Annual Yorktown Market Days season kicks off Saturday, May 11, along the Yorktown waterfront at Riverwalk Landing between Buckner and Ballard streets, according to a news release. The market will operate weekly 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays through...
Posted by Karen Morgan, Features Editor -- Hampton Roads food writer Patrick Evans-Hylton came to The Mariners' Museum in Newport News April 25 to talk about his new cookbook, "Dishing Up Virginia," and share some of the culinary delights he feels makes...
Daily PressThe Virginia Board of Education approved Governor's Health Sciences Academies for the Hampton, York and Newport News school divisions at its monthly meeting Thursday. Newport News Public Schools and the York County School Division have partnered for a...
In case you didn't know it, National Library Week started on Sunday and continues through Saturday (April 20). Our local libraries are celebrating in a variety of ways. If you missed our story from last week, check it out here. In addition to these...
The Virginia Living Museum has announced the winners of its “For the Birds” birdhouse competition. Augie Liebler of Williamsburg won first place adult for Earth, Sea & Sky. Second place went to Donna Cottrell of New Point for English...
The Hartford CourantCindy Lovell calls herself a "Twainiac," because she's so crazy about Mark Twain. She's felt that way since she was a fourth-grader, when her teacher read the fence-whitewashing chapter of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" to the class. "I was the oldest...
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