NYPD cops literally turning their backs on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio as part of their effort to gain the upper hand in labor contract negotiations are playing a hand we’ve seen played by another group that is masterful at getting attention to its plight for more pay: teachers.
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is this generation’s Ryan Leaf, the second pick behind a once-in-a-generation QB going bust. Except that he’s not Ryan Leaf, or anything close to it.
People ask me all the time, How did you do it? This time last year, I weighed in at 275 pounds. I’m down to 177 as I write this, just short of 100 pounds off that high, or depending on your perspective, that low, low point.
This advertisement for permanent war appeared in my local newspaper today. By pointing out this fact I am neither opposing working with religious groups that favor peace nor asserting that Martin Luther King Jr. was a warmonger.
As of Tuesday, about 7 p.m. or so, Mark Warner was still the Democrat with the magic touch in “real Virginia,” the Harvard-educated lawyer who embraced NASCAR, beloved out this way for getting Virginia Tech Hokies football into the ACC.
The conventional wisdom is that Mike London came into the 2014 season knowing that there was a magic number that would keep him employed at the University of Virginia.
The 2016 presidential election is two years away. Hard to believe, ain’t it? I mean, didn’t we just have one of them presidential elections?
Playwright and actor Ted Swartz brings music, comedy and storytelling to conversation about sexuality, faith and family
Three is a magic number, says veteran actor and playwright Ted Swartz. “That’s true in baseball, theater and comedy,” he says. “I generally listen when things come in threes.”
The September River City Radio Hour regulars Boogie Kings and the First Lady of Comedy, Marsha Howard will be joined by John-Robert Rimel, a country-singer phenomenon, and the Amazing Man of Magic, Peter Monticup.
The 9th Annual WVPT Kids’ Book Festival comes to The John Paul Jones Arena Sunday, September 28th from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Who needs videos or magic pills? Join the Waynesboro YMCA in September and get half off your joiners fee, join with a friend and pay no joiners fee, and if you work out actively at the Y for three months, get January 2015 free!
Shenandoah National Park will be hosting a nine-day celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act from Saturday, August 30 through Sunday, September 7, 2014.
My head is ringing, but that’s me complaining after a helluva night of rock ‘n’ roll at the Rockingham County Fair with Daughtry and the Goo Goo Dolls.
Lynchburg called upon its City Stadium magic again to complete a three-game sweep of the Winston-Salem Dash, as Joe Odom’s single scored Tyler Tewell in the bottom of the ninth to give the Hillcats their 10th walk-off victory of the year, 2-1 at Calvin Falwell Field Sunday night.
She is more than 700 miles from where she was born, raised and spent her entire professional career, but Dr. Yvonne Harris says she feels right at home in her new job at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va.
Thanks to the generous support of Jeane Custin and the General Electric Foundation, the restored Wayne Theatre will have its own small performance space.
On the one hand, America loves to give out ribbons to people who do nothing other than try. On the other hand, we love even more to beat down people who actually succeed.
Fat Chris is dead, buried. Through hard work, a strict, healthy diet, an active exercise regimen, diligence and basic want to, I’ve lost 74 pounds over the last six months. Cause for celebration, right? Wrong.
WTA’s Gateway will celebrate the end of its three years with an extravagant evening of performances by some of the Gateway patrons’ favorites.
Central Virginia residents are invited to tour the Battle Building at UVA Children’s Hospital, which will consolidate and streamline UVA’s outpatient pediatric care.
Fresh off the biggest comeback win of the season Sunday afternoon, the Lynchburg Hillcats (32-32) were shut out 5-0 in Myrtle Beach tonight. The Pelicans (42-20) used three pitchers to blank the Hillcats and record their fourth shutout of the year.