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Daily Press
Memorial Day weekend eventsour nation. May 30: A flag retirement ceremony will be held from 11 a.m. to 1
Memorial Day weekend events
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
our nation. May 30: A flag retirement ceremony will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Colonies RV and Travel Park on Fort Monroe, 501 Fenwick Road. Boy Scout troops 99 and 29 will honorably retire worn U.S. flags. Turn in any flags needing... Read more
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Daily Press
It's a centennial summer at the national parksgot started, and then travel 23 miles down the parkway to see the place where w
It's a centennial summer at the national parks
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
got started, and then travel 23 miles down the parkway to see the place where we actually won our independence." Add in Fort Monroe, a newly designated national monument, and the region's significance grows even deeper. Three hours to the west... Read more
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Daily Press
Local fundraising event brings in $610,000 for nonprofitsas interactive blackboards — in each classroom. Alternatives, a youth developm
Local fundraising event brings in $610,000 for nonprofits
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
as interactive blackboards — in each classroom. Alternatives, a youth development organization located on the grounds of Fort Monroe, took second place (after finishing first in the inaugural event and second last year). The organization had 243... Read more
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Daily Press
Isle Jam, art shows and orchestra Top 10 things to do this weekendHumane Society, 6620 Jackson Lane, Gloucester. Info: gmhumanesociety.org. Hamp
Isle Jam, art shows and orchestra Top 10 things to do this weekend
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
Humane Society, 6620 Jackson Lane, Gloucester. Info: gmhumanesociety.org. Hampton Roads Philharmonic performs at Fort Monroe The Hampton Roads Philharmonic will perform at the Fort Monroe Theater at 4 p.m. Sunday. The program will... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
‘We could be taking better care of them’: National Park Service Director Jarvis hopes centennial will boost interestHarriet Tubman [Underground Railroad National Monument], Col. Charles Young [Bu
‘We could be taking better care of them’: National Park Service Director Jarvis hopes centennial will boost interest
Bangor Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
Harriet Tubman [Underground Railroad National Monument], Col. Charles Young [Buffalo Soldiers National Monument], Fort Monroe [National Monument], Pullman [National Monument], Belmont-Paul [Women’s Equality National Monument], Stonewall... Read more
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Daily Press
Local photographer works the red carpetsas anything to "home," Schalkham has been in Newport News since he was assigned
Local photographer works the red carpets
Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
as anything to "home," Schalkham has been in Newport News since he was assigned in 2004 to a joint task force assignment at Fort Monroe. He spent 22 years in the Air Force, much of it in public affairs. That job gave him the opportunity to shoot... Read more
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Daily Press
Union troops from Fort Monroe 'violate the Sacred Soil of Virginia' on May 13, 1861anxious days before the start of the Civil War, few places loomed larger in the
Union troops from Fort Monroe 'violate the Sacred Soil of Virginia' on May 13, 1861
Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
anxious days before the start of the Civil War, few places loomed larger in the minds of the forces preparing to fight than Fort Monroe. Rising at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay and the entrance to Hampton Roads, the nation's biggest masonry fort... Read more
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Daily Press
Hampton budget presentation for public review contains a few out-of-date itemsat least the next year. He likes the untouched, old-school charm of the neighbo
Hampton budget presentation for public review contains a few out-of-date items
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
at least the next year. He likes the untouched, old-school charm of the neighborhood and living right down the street from Fort Monroe. "It's good for living, it's not good for business," Wallace said. Other things highlighted in the Choose... Read more
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Daily Press
Facebook feedback May 10: Body identified; Clinton, Trump face off; Robert E. Lee at Fort MonroeDonaldson: Trump and Hillary facing off, yet best of friends regardless of the
Facebook feedback May 10: Body identified; Clinton, Trump face off; Robert E. Lee at Fort Monroe
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
Donaldson: Trump and Hillary facing off, yet best of friends regardless of the rhetoric. Young Robert E. Lee tested at Fort Monroe Despite the many years that have passed since the Civil War's end, no American battlefield commander looms... Read more
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Daily Press
Williamsburg/York beer tourism boosted by state grantsof a winery destination, she explained. But with Tradition Brewing about to ope
Williamsburg/York beer tourism boosted by state grants
Daily Press / Posted 17 days ago
of a winery destination, she explained. But with Tradition Brewing about to open in Newport News, Oozlefinch slated for Fort Monroe and Bull Island Brewing under construction in downtown Hampton, tour-goers will have plenty of options, she... Read more
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Daily Press
Old Point Comfort Yacht Club Blessing of the FleetMembers of the Old Point Comfort Yacht Club in Fort Monroe, Hampton held a Bles
Old Point Comfort Yacht Club Blessing of the Fleet
Daily Press / Posted 17 days ago
Members of the Old Point Comfort Yacht Club in Fort Monroe, Hampton held a Blessing of the Fleet ceremony on Saturday. Saint Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church's Deacon Jim Wharry blessed the boats which is meant to ensure a safe and bountiful... Read more
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Daily Press
Old Point Comfort Yacht Club holds 'Blessing of the Fleet' ceremonyMembers of the Old Point Comfort Yacht Club in Fort Monroe, Hampton held a Bles
Old Point Comfort Yacht Club holds 'Blessing of the Fleet' ceremony
Daily Press / Posted 17 days ago
Members of the Old Point Comfort Yacht Club in Fort Monroe, Hampton held a Blessing of the Fleet ceremony on Saturday. Saint Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church's Deacon Jim Wharry blessed the boats which is meant to ensure a safe and bountiful... Read more
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Daily Press
Weather service warns of coastal flooding for Mondayas Gloucester, Mathews, Middlesex, James City and York counties. High tide is
Weather service warns of coastal flooding for Monday
Daily Press / Posted 17 days ago
as Gloucester, Mathews, Middlesex, James City and York counties. High tide is expected at midnight Monday at Mobjack Bay, Fort Monroe and Sewell’s Point. High tide will be around 2 a.m. at the James River at Scotland/Jamestown, according to the... Read more
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Daily Press
Young Robert E. Lee tested at Fort Monroehe's often rated ahead of the Union generals who finally beat him. But when a
Young Robert E. Lee tested at Fort Monroe
Daily Press / Posted 18 days ago
he's often rated ahead of the Union generals who finally beat him. But when a far younger Lee first reported for duty at Fort Monroe 185 years ago on May 7, 1831, he was three decades removed from the icon who emerged during the Civil War — and... Read more
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Daily Press
Hampton's Confederate school names subject of two public hearingsnow houses some of the school division's alternative education programs. Durin
Hampton's Confederate school names subject of two public hearings
Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
now houses some of the school division's alternative education programs. During the discussion in March about renaming the Fort Monroe bridge to honor SCLC founder Martin Luther King, Jr., Shannon said that the group "could have come out and... Read more
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Daily Press
17 free outdoor concert series in Hampton Roads DP ListBeach. The city's website reports that the series will run from June 19-Aug. 14
17 free outdoor concert series in Hampton Roads DP List
Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
Beach. The city's website reports that the series will run from June 19-Aug. 14, but the schedule has not yet been posted. Fort Monroe will host free concerts by military bands at Continental Park. The series begins June 3 with the U.S. Army TRADOC... Read more
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Daily Press
New players, new dynamicsmore governmental transparency, on issues ranging from budget items to police i
New players, new dynamics
Daily Press / Posted 21 days ago
more governmental transparency, on issues ranging from budget items to police issues to the naming of a certain bridge near Fort Monroe. Though a council-city manager form of government won't give him the power to make any unilateral changes,... Read more
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Daily Press
The key to Tuck's win in Hampton? He listenswith one simple action – speaking out during a crowded council meeting over the
The key to Tuck's win in Hampton? He listens
Daily Press / Posted 21 days ago
with one simple action – speaking out during a crowded council meeting over the renaming of a bridge between Phoebus and Fort Monroe. "It wasn't about liking (the name of the bridge) or not liking it, people just wanted to talk about it,"... Read more
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Daily Press
Donate to more than 200 non-profits during today's GiveLocal757 campaignof more than 130 non-profit groups from Williamsburg to the Oceanfront will sta
Donate to more than 200 non-profits during today's GiveLocal757 campaign
Daily Press / Posted 23 days ago
of more than 130 non-profit groups from Williamsburg to the Oceanfront will stand together near the Bandstand at Fort Monroe in Hampton to promote GiveLocal757. That event, on May 3, is a massive philanthropic drive bringing together all... Read more
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Daily Press
April 30 Letters: George Wallace, Pat Woodbury Donnie Tuck, Mike Mullin, Ann Stephens Cherry, Valerie Youngprotection of the land, air and waterways in Hampton and Newport News. Donnie
April 30 Letters: George Wallace, Pat Woodbury Donnie Tuck, Mike Mullin, Ann Stephens Cherry, Valerie Young
Daily Press / Posted 26 days ago
protection of the land, air and waterways in Hampton and Newport News. Donnie Tuck wil keep the Wherry Quarter area at Fort Monroe protected. Pat Woodbury will vote to maintain the current zoning at Riverview Farm Park on the James River. Both... Read more
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Daily Press
Hampton Mayor Wallace takes on Tuck in contentious candidate forumof the meeting, when Shannon was thanking the sitting council members again for
Hampton Mayor Wallace takes on Tuck in contentious candidate forum
Daily Press / Posted 27 days ago
of the meeting, when Shannon was thanking the sitting council members again for voting to name a bridge between Phoebus and Fort Monroe in honor of SCLC founder Martin Luther King, Jr., Wallace interjected. "Only six of the council members voted... Read more
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Daily Press
4 reasons to go to the Bodacious Boardwalk Bazaar DP ListThe spring edition of the Bodacious Boardwalk Bazaar returns for the third year
4 reasons to go to the Bodacious Boardwalk Bazaar DP List
Daily Press / Posted 27 days ago
The spring edition of the Bodacious Boardwalk Bazaar returns for the third year to Fort Monroe this weekend, offering plenty of crafts and other items, as well as food, to shop for. There are also opportunities to have a glass of wine or beer and... Read more
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Daily Press
For Hampton City Councilto offer, but there are issues that need to be addressed with crime, education,
For Hampton City Council
Daily Press / Posted 29 days ago
to offer, but there are issues that need to be addressed with crime, education, housing, economic development strategy, Fort Monroe and more. There is much to be said for experience and stability, but we have been disappointed with the quality... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Fort Monroe hosts Historic Garden WeekHAMPTON, Va. – The Hampton Roads and Huntington Garden Clubs are hosting a Hist
Fort Monroe hosts Historic Garden Week
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 30 days ago
HAMPTON, Va. – The Hampton Roads and Huntington Garden Clubs are hosting a Historic Garden Week at Fort Monroe National Monument. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27. Attendees will be able to explore five homes... Read more
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Daily Press
National Park Service names new Fort Monroe superintendentA 24-year veteran of the National Park Service has been named as the second sup
National Park Service names new Fort Monroe superintendent
Daily Press / Posted a month ago
A 24-year veteran of the National Park Service has been named as the second superintendent of Hampton's Fort Monroe National Monument. Terry E. Brown, who has spent years helping to oversee national parks in Boston, will start work at Fort Monroe on... Read more
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April 25 letters: Donnie Tuck, Wegmans, Ann Stephens Cherryis how Mayor George Wallace justifies the way he and his fellow travelers on th
April 25 letters: Donnie Tuck, Wegmans, Ann Stephens Cherry
Daily Press / Posted a month ago
is how Mayor George Wallace justifies the way he and his fellow travelers on the Hampton City Council decided to name the Fort Monroe/Mill Creek bridge for Martin Luther King Jr. rather than someone who actually had something to do with the... Read more
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Defense study re-ignites debate over base closingshe said. Congress has repeatedly rebuffed the Obama administration's BRAC requ
Defense study re-ignites debate over base closings
Daily Press / Posted 1 months ago
he said. Congress has repeatedly rebuffed the Obama administration's BRAC requests. The last one came in 2005. It closed Fort Monroe in Hampton and threatened Oceana Naval Air Station in Virginia Beach. It reshuffled major commands and changed... Read more
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Daily Press
Spring Fling showcases Phoebus' offeringsthe community as a whole," Walker said. "We want people to find Phoebus." Thou
Spring Fling showcases Phoebus' offerings
Daily Press / Posted 1 months ago
the community as a whole," Walker said. "We want people to find Phoebus." Though Phoebus close to downtown Hampton and Fort Monroe, each with its own rich history, Phoebus has history and charm of its own, Sandford said. "We just feel like... Read more

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