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KENS 5 San Antonio
Why wearing blackface is wrongNORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- A firestorm of criticism and conversation erupted after
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 11 hours ago
NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- A firestorm of criticism and conversation erupted after pictures of a York-Poquoson sheriff's deputy wearing blackface showed up on Facebook. Jean Browning covered herself with dark makeup, portraying Florida Congresswoman... Read more
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Daily Press
CNU, HU students hold food drives for Virginia Peninsula Foodbankpantries, soup kitchens, shelters and community centers that help serve the foo
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
pantries, soup kitchens, shelters and community centers that help serve the food bank’s areas of Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, Williamsburg and Gloucester, James City, Mathews, Surry and York counties. “Since they work closely with our... Read more
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Daily Press
Sheriff's Office: Three people injured in a stolen vehicle chase from York County to Hampton on Nov. 21ran a stop sign before turning left on Hampton Highway heading toward Hampton,
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
ran a stop sign before turning left on Hampton Highway heading toward Hampton, according to the press release on the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office Facebook page. The deputy, despite losing site of the Jeep, continued to follow in the same... Read more
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Daily Press
Yorktown releases schedule for Christmas kickoff eventson the beach. Parking for the parade is available on Ballard Street at the Cou
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
on the beach. Parking for the parade is available on Ballard Street at the County administration building and at the York-Poquoson courthouse. People may also park at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 3, Santa... Read more
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Daily Press
The Wildlife Center of Virginia's Ed Clark Released A Bald EaglePark, The Wildlife Center of Virginia's Ed Clark - President released this male
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Park, The Wildlife Center of Virginia's Ed Clark - President released this male bald eagle at the park about 10:30am. The eagle was found, hurt, in Poquoson but has since recovered and took to the sky. This year the center has taken in over 50 eagl... Read more
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Daily Press
The Wildlife Center of Virginia's Ed Clack Released Male Bald Eagle From PoquosonCenter of Virginia's Ed Clack - President released this male Bald Eagle at the
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Center of Virginia's Ed Clack - President released this male Bald Eagle at the park about 10:30am. The eagle was found hurt in Poquoson. The young Eagle has recovered and took to the sky. This year the Center has taken in over 50 Eagles thi... Read more
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Daily Press
Eagle found hurt in Poquoson released at York River State Park after rehabtagged bald eagle No. 17-2469 by the Wildlife Center of Virginia — has a family
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
tagged bald eagle No. 17-2469 by the Wildlife Center of Virginia — has a family near where she found him in her backyard in Poquoson. The Wildlife Center believes the eagle got into a fight with another eagle, causing damage to his feet, legs,... Read more
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Daily Press
The face of insensitivityOthers use the occasion as a chance to elicit a laugh, costumed as the everyday
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
Others use the occasion as a chance to elicit a laugh, costumed as the everyday absurdities of our world. This year, York-Poquoson Sheriff's Deputy Jean Browning, who is white, attended a private party dressed as U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, who is... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Virginia deputy reassigned after going to party in blackfaceattending a Halloween party in blackface. The Washington Post reports Deputy J
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 3 days ago
attending a Halloween party in blackface. The Washington Post reports Deputy Jean Browning, a 20-year veteran of the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office in southeast Virginia, attended a party dressed as U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson. She was accompanied... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Virginia deputy reassigned after going to party in blackfacePOQUOSON, Va. (AP) - A white Virginia sheriff's deputy has been reassigned afte
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 3 days ago
POQUOSON, Va. (AP) - A white Virginia sheriff's deputy has been reassigned after attending a Halloween party in blackface. The Washington Post reports Deputy Jean Browning, a 20-year veteran of the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office in southeast... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Virginia deputy reassigned after going to party in blackfacePOQUOSON, Va. (AP) — A white Virginia sheriff's deputy has been reassigned afte
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 3 days ago
POQUOSON, Va. (AP) — A white Virginia sheriff's deputy has been reassigned after attending a Halloween party in blackface. Trump publicly feuded with the Florida congresswoman last month after she criticized comments he made to the widow of a... Read more
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Daily Press
Retired Apprentice School director Everett Jordan reflects on careerthings he was successful at during his tenure.” Success, and pleasure, now for
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
things he was successful at during his tenure.” Success, and pleasure, now for Jordan is remodeling the garage at his Poquoson home. Future projects include raising caged oysters and building Chesapeake Bay workboat models. And watching lots... Read more
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Daily Press
Nov. 20 letters: Standards, protests, electionRegarding your article about the York-Poquoson deputy being reassigned because
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
Regarding your article about the York-Poquoson deputy being reassigned because of a NAACP complaint, this is yet another example of intellectual tyranny on the part of watchdog groups that insist everyone should act or speak in conformance with the... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Firestorm Ignited After Deputy Wore Blackface for HalloweenNORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- A firestorm of criticism and conversation erupted after
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 4 days ago
NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- A firestorm of criticism and conversation erupted after pictures of a York-Poquoson sheriff's deputy wearing blackface showed up on Facebook. Jean Browning covered herself with dark makeup, portraying Florida Congresswoman... Read more
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ajc.com
Sheriff's deputy is reassigned after attending Halloween party in blacas part of a costume portraying Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla. Deputy Jean Brow
ajc.com / Posted 5 days ago
as part of a costume portraying Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla. Deputy Jean Browning is a 20-year veteran of the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office in southeast Virginia, just north of Newport News, covering both York County and the city of... Read more
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Daily Press
Thanksgiving closings listKent County — Offices closed at noon Wednesday. Closed Thursday and Friday. Ne
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
Kent County — Offices closed at noon Wednesday. Closed Thursday and Friday. Newport News — Closed Thursday and Friday. Poquoson — Closing at noon Wednesday. Closed Thursday and Friday. Smithfield — Closing at noon Wednesday. Closed Thursday... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
The Locker Room Show | November 17Indian River. Sussex Central high school football Plus, Smithfield vs. King's
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 6 days ago
Indian River. Sussex Central high school football Plus, Smithfield vs. King's Fork, Lakeland vs. York, Greensville vs. Poquoson and Washington & Lee vs. Sussex Central. And, Mitch spotlights Deep Creek vs. Lafayette in this week's Hercules... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
She wore blackface. What's the big deal? Here it is.NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- A firestorm of criticism and conversation erupted after
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 6 days ago
NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- A firestorm of criticism and conversation erupted after pictures of a York-Poquoson sheriff's deputy wearing blackface showed up on Facebook. Jean Browning covered herself with dark makeup, portraying Florida Congresswoman... Read more
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11 News Houston
Sheriff's deputy wore blackface. What's the big deal? Here it is.NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- A firestorm of criticism and conversation erupted after
11 News Houston / Posted 6 days ago
NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- A firestorm of criticism and conversation erupted after pictures of a York-Poquoson sheriff's deputy wearing blackface showed up on Facebook. Jean Browning covered herself with dark makeup, portraying Florida Congresswoman... Read more
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Daily Press
Peninsula Chick-fil-A franchise owner develops leadership programgoing to run a successful restaurant, it’s dependent on the people.” Harrison,
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
going to run a successful restaurant, it’s dependent on the people.” Harrison, who grew up in Chesapeake and lives in Poquoson, started working at Chick-fil-A in 1983 and opened his first franchise in Patrick Henry Mall in 1989 at age 23.... Read more
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Daily Mail
Sheriff's deputy reassigned after photos show her in blackfaceemerged of her in blackface as Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, has sparked outr
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
emerged of her in blackface as Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, has sparked outrage in Virginia. Jean Browning, of the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office, will no longer serve as a school Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) program officer after the... Read more
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Daily Press
Virginia Board of Education approves new accreditation standardsaction plan to fix any Level Three factors. Under the old system, every school
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
action plan to fix any Level Three factors. Under the old system, every school in Gloucester, Isle of Wight, Mathews, Poquoson, Williamsburg-James City County and York County is fully accredited this year. In Hampton, 19 are fully accredited,... Read more
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Daily Press
Man arrested, accused of holding two women inside York County home, threatening them with gunmorning after he was accused of holding two women inside his home and threateni
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
morning after he was accused of holding two women inside his home and threatening them with a gun, an official said. York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office deputies responded shortly before 8 a.m. to the home, in the 200 block of Walden Drive, after... Read more
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New York Daily News
Sheriff’s deputy causes uproar over blackface Halloween costumeafter photos of her wearing blackface appeared online. Deputy Jean Browning wa
New York Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
after photos of her wearing blackface appeared online. Deputy Jean Browning was reassigned from her position in the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office Wednesday amid the firestorm over the images showing her dressed as Florida Congresswoman Frederica... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Here's why it's a big deal this sheriff's deputy wore blackfaceNORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- A firestorm of criticism and conversation erupted after
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 7 days ago
NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- A firestorm of criticism and conversation erupted after pictures of a York-Poquoson sheriff's deputy wearing blackface showed up on Facebook. Jean Browning covered herself with dark makeup, portraying Florida Congresswoman... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
VA. sheriff responds to NAACP after deputy wears blackface costumewas reassigning Browning to a new position. She previously worked in the school
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 7 days ago
was reassigning Browning to a new position. She previously worked in the school system's DARE program. Posted to the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office Facebook page: In response to the YJCW NAACP press release, Sheriff J. D. Diggs has the following... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Sheriff’s Office responds to Virginia deputy’s blackface Halloween costumeYORK COUNTY, Va. – The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office held a press conference W
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 8 days ago
YORK COUNTY, Va. – The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office held a press conference Wednesday to address complaints about a costume one of its deputies wore during Halloween. The deputy in question, Jean Browning, reportedly dressed up as the African... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Group 'appalled' after pictures of blackface-wearing deputy surfacesaid that despite the fact that officials recognized the NAACP's concerns were
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 8 days ago
said that despite the fact that officials recognized the NAACP's concerns were legitimate it was clear the the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office would take "no disciplinary action." The news release added that someone who attended the meeting... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Group 'appalled' after pictures of blackface-wearing deputy surfacesaid that despite the fact that officials recognized the NAACP's concerns were
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 8 days ago
said that despite the fact that officials recognized the NAACP's concerns were legitimate it was clear the the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office would take "no disciplinary action." The news release added that someone who attended the meeting... Read more
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Daily Press
NAACP files complaint about York-Poquoson Sheriff deputy's Halloween costumeA York-Poquoson Sheriff's deputy is being reassigned from her D.A.R.E. officer
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
A York-Poquoson Sheriff's deputy is being reassigned from her D.A.R.E. officer role in the school system after a local NAACP issued a complaint stating her Halloween costume was offensive, an official said. The reassignment follows a York-James... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
VA. sheriff responds to NAACP after deputy wears blackface costumewas reassigning Browning to a new position. She previously worked in the school
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 8 days ago
was reassigning Browning to a new position. She previously worked in the school system's DARE program. Posted to the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office Facebook page: In response to the YJCW NAACP press release, Sheriff J. D. Diggs has the following... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Group 'appalled' after pictures of blackface-wearing deputy surfacesaid that despite the fact that officials recognized the NAACP's concerns were
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 8 days ago
said that despite the fact that officials recognized the NAACP's concerns were legitimate it was clear the the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office would take "no disciplinary action." The news release added that someone who attended the meeting... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Group 'appalled' after pictures of blackface-wearing deputy surfacesaid that despite the fact that officials recognized the NAACP's concerns were
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 8 days ago
said that despite the fact that officials recognized the NAACP's concerns were legitimate it was clear the the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office would take "no disciplinary action." The news release added that someone who attended the meeting... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office to respond to deputy’s blackface Halloween costumeYORK COUNTY, Va. – The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office is expected to hold a pre
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 8 days ago
YORK COUNTY, Va. – The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office is expected to hold a press conference Wednesday to address complaints about a costume one of its deputies wore during Halloween. The deputy in question, Jean Browning, reportedly dressed up as... Read more
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Daily Press
Poquoson to put money for beach toward new fire truckMoney previously set aside for a beach at Messick Point will instead go to a ne
Daily Press / Posted 9 days ago
Money previously set aside for a beach at Messick Point will instead go to a new fire engine for the Poquoson Fire Department. The Poquoson City Council voted Monday to start seeking bids for the new engine, a quick attack pumper. The money... Read more
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Daily Press
Community sports notes: Osborne, Northup win Yorktown Battlefield racesGreen Hornet (9-2) counterparts 25-6. In the other semifinal, the Old Town Duck
Daily Press / Posted 9 days ago
Green Hornet (9-2) counterparts 25-6. In the other semifinal, the Old Town Ducks (8-3) rolled past the previously unbeaten Poquoson Bulls (10-1) by the score of 34-14. In Mites (7-8 year olds) action, the Grafton-Tabb Tigers (9-2) handed Tri-Citi... Read more
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Daily Press
Poquoson may rethink its proposal for widening Victory BoulevardPoquoson may be changing its plans for widening Victory Boulevard to be more co
Daily Press / Posted 9 days ago
Poquoson may be changing its plans for widening Victory Boulevard to be more competitive for state money. But while that project’s future is up in the air, the city is moving forward with other plans to improve traffic in Poquoson. At a meeting... Read more
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Daily Press
Saturday's local interest college football: Hampton, CNU, NSU beaten on road; Apprentice prevails in OTon a 13-yard connection from Manning to Edmond. But Apprentice blocked the Viki
Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
on a 13-yard connection from Manning to Edmond. But Apprentice blocked the Vikings’ PAT try. On Apprentice’s possession, Poquoson High product Bryce ran for a 5-yard touchdown, giving him 22 carries for 121 yards. Zack Schwenke then made his... Read more
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Daily Press
Peninsula liquor sales are up, revealing area favoritesand Hampton, Tito's came in at No. 1 in James City County, according to ABC dat
Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
and Hampton, Tito's came in at No. 1 in James City County, according to ABC data. Jack Daniel's was the top brand in York/Poquoson and Williamsburg while Jim Beam was No. 1 in Gloucester/Mathews and Isle of Wight/Smithfield. Tito's Handmade Vodka... Read more
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Daily Press
Kiln Creek Farm Fresh to close in Decembercompany constantly evaluates its assets to ensure they’re competitive. Farm Fre
Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
company constantly evaluates its assets to ensure they’re competitive. Farm Fresh has stores nearby in Denbigh, Grafton, Poquoson and four in Hampton. Farm Fresh closed its store at 455 Merrimac Trail in upper York County near Williamsburg in... Read more
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Daily Press
Veterans Day closingsCounty — Offices closed Friday. New Kent County — Offices closed Friday. Newp
Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
County — Offices closed Friday. New Kent County — Offices closed Friday. Newport News — Offices closed Friday. Poquoson — Offices closed Friday. Smithfield — Offices closed Friday. Suffolk — Offices closed Friday. Surry County —... Read more
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Daily Press
3 accused of trying to use stolen credit card in York CountyThe York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office is trying to identify three people accused o
Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office is trying to identify three people accused of trying to use a credit card that was stolen from one of several vehicles rummaged through in the Coventry Neighborhood in October, officials said. The sheriff’s office... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
York County home damaged by garage firewithin 10 minutes. Units from the James City County Fire Department and William
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 15 days ago
within 10 minutes. Units from the James City County Fire Department and Williamsburg Fire Department, along with the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office also responded to assist. The cause and exact origin of the fire are still under inve... Read more
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Daily Press
Helsel holds onto win 91st District seatDel. Gordon Helsel, R-Poquoson, will keep the 91st District seat, coming out ah
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
Del. Gordon Helsel, R-Poquoson, will keep the 91st District seat, coming out ahead of Democrat Michael Wade in Tuesday’s election. Unofficial returns from the state Department of Elections, with 18 of 19 precincts reporting, were Helsel, 13,635 (56... Read more
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Daily Press
Food find: No shortage of toppings on specialty pizza at Mama Mia'sTasty discovery: Chicken spinach pizza. Destination: Mama Mia’s, 893 Yorktown
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
Tasty discovery: Chicken spinach pizza. Destination: Mama Mia’s, 893 Yorktown Road, Poquoson. Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday-Monday. When it comes to pizza, I keep it pretty simple. I like cheese and pepperoni. Daring to get out of my comfort... Read more
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Daily Press
2017 Veterans Day events on the Peninsulaproceeds benefit hospitalized veterans. For more information email Kenny Terrel
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
proceeds benefit hospitalized veterans. For more information email Kenny Terrell at terre11@aol.com or call 757-887-9267.Poquoson Veteran’s Day Ceremony: 11 a.m. Saturday at City Hall, 500 City Hall Ave. More info:... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
VHSL football first round playoff pairings for local teamsView (7-3) vs. (3) York (7-3) (5) Southampton (7-3) vs. (4) Hopewell (6-4) Cl
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 17 days ago
View (7-3) vs. (3) York (7-3) (5) Southampton (7-3) vs. (4) Hopewell (6-4) Class 2 – Region A (7) Bruton (2-8) vs. (2) Poquoson (7-3) Class 1 – Region A (8) Northampton (5-5) vs. (1) Essex (9-1) (7) Middlesex (6-4) vs. (2) Sussex Central... Read more
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Daily Press
Start Peninsula weekend nurtures ideas to launch businessesin the region. The business plans to enter the Launchpad business incubator in
Daily Press / Posted 17 days ago
in the region. The business plans to enter the Launchpad business incubator in New Town. Newport News, Hampton, York, Poquoson, Williamsburg and James City jointly funded Start Peninsula and the top three winners must enter a Peninsula... Read more
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Daily Press
Poquoson veterans appreciate response from football fansof appreciation for his military service he feels he and his colleagues deserve
Daily Press / Posted 18 days ago
of appreciation for his military service he feels he and his colleagues deserved nearly a half-century ago. It came at a Poquoson High football game, as young students rained chants of “USA! USA! USA!” on him and a dozen other Poquoson veterans... Read more
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Daily Press
Peninsula volunteers catch the king tidein Newport News and Norfolk and Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, James C
Daily Press / Posted 18 days ago
in Newport News and Norfolk and Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, James City County and Williamsburg and Hampton and Poquoson and all these places that flood in these low-lying areas.” Doug Simpson, 45, was a designated tide captain for the... Read more
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