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Fitness isn't just about the gym for Hampton Silver Sneakers

Some people say age is just mind over matter, as in, if you don't mind, it does not matter. But for those who exercise on a regular basis, it's a lifestyle. The Centers for Disease Control reports that exercise prevents diseases associated with aging. As little as two and a half hours a week is...

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'Affluenza' and Its Deadly Consequences

Your goals and objectives will be better served by creating a trust that rewards your children for achieving results rather than using the money to control every aspect of their lives. Wealth can be difficult to amass but easy to squander - especially by those who did not earn it. Many parents...

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  • Ten gifts for wine lovers during Virginia Wine Month

    Ten gifts for wine lovers during Virginia Wine Month

    Virginia Wine Month is about celebrating wine locally sourced in Virginia by stopping by the commonwealth’s 280 wineries. But wine lovers shouldn’t forget to celebrate themselves this month. A few gifts for wine lovers will accessorize the month — or save an idea or two for the holidays. New Kent...

  • Sweat for the Storms: CRUNCH Newport News and One Life Fitness holding free classes for hurricane relief on Saturday

    Sweat for the Storms: CRUNCH Newport News and One Life Fitness holding free classes for hurricane relief on Saturday

    One Life Fitness and CRUNCH gym, both located in Newport News, are hosting a fundraiser for hurricane relief from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, according to their Facebook pages. Select classes on Saturday will be free to members and non-members (with picture ID) as the gym's invite visitors to sweat...

  • Applebee's is offering $1 margaritas throughout October

    Applebee's is offering $1 margaritas throughout October

    Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar is celebrating Applebee's Neighborhood Appreciation Month by offering $1 margaritas throughout the month of October. Also known as a "Dollarita," the promotion includes margaritas served on the rocks at participating Applebee's restaurants all day, every day...

  • AMC offering $5 Ticket Tuesdays for rewards members throughout October

    AMC offering $5 Ticket Tuesdays for rewards members throughout October

    AMC Stubs Insider rewards members are being treated to an exclusive deal throughout the entire month of October. The movie theater chain launched $5 Ticket Tuesdays, meaning rewards members can see a movie on any Tuesday in October for only $5, according to the AMC website. AMC is also offering...

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  • Peninsula craft breweries release hearty, diverse fall selections

    Peninsula craft breweries release hearty, diverse fall selections

    The season has changed and so are the beers at craft breweries in the Peninsula area. From Oktoberfest to pumpkin ales, malty, rich beers are popping up on brewery menus to fit the seasonal atmosphere as the leaves start to change and the weather starts to cool off. Fall beers are meant to fit...

  • Food Find | Authentic three-course Indian lunch for under $10

    Food Find | Authentic three-course Indian lunch for under $10

    Tasty discovery: Chicken saag lunch special. Location: Aago Indian and Nepalese Cuisine; 11745 Jefferson Ave. No. 8, Newport News. Price: $9. Hours: Lunch hours are 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Dinner hours are 5-9:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday,...

  • Peninsula CROP Hunger Walk will help local organizations feed those in need

    Peninsula CROP Hunger Walk will help local organizations feed those in need

    The Peninsula CROP Hunger Walk will host its 23rd annual event in Newport News to benefit the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank and THRIVE Peninsula. The walk aims to help end hunger across the world and aid disaster relief, including in the wake of recent hurricanes. Local walkers will join about 1,500...

  • Food Find: Tastes of Germany on wheels

    Food Find: Tastes of Germany on wheels

    Tasty discoveries: German Snack Shack’s roasted pork and spaetzle. Deutscher Imbiss’ schnitzel bites and French fries. Price: Roasted pork with spaetzle and red cabbage, $12. Schnitzel bites and French fries, $9. Location: German Snack Shack and Deutscher Imbiss food trucks. Hours: Varies for both...

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  • Striking images reflect Langley Research Center's glory

    Striking images reflect Langley Research Center's glory

    A century after Langley Research Center was founded in 1917, the immense photo archive spawned by its long history of groundbreaking work in aeronautics and space flight holds countless images reaching back to the construction of its first wind tunnel. But you only have to look at a few before...

  • Two new Peninsula churches discuss origins, expansion

    Two new Peninsula churches discuss origins, expansion

    After years of praying, tithing and finding the right space to hold its services, Lifehouse Church Newport News and York River Liberty Live Church are officially open on the Peninsula. The two churches are the latest to join the hundreds of other places of worship across Hampton Roads. York River...

  • Hampton Roads Philharmonic kicks off its 5th season Sunday

    Hampton Roads Philharmonic kicks off its 5th season Sunday

    Hampton Roads Philharmonic (HRP) opens their 5th season on Sunday at the American Theatre, located at 125 East Mellen Street in Hampton.  The concert begins at 2:30 p.m. and features soloist Dr. Ben Corbin on the piano. Corbin is currently director of keyboard studies and collaborative arts at Christopher...

  • Movies opening in Hampton Roads 10/13

    Movies opening in Hampton Roads 10/13

    Marshall The story of Thurgood Marshall, who was the first African-American Supreme Court Justice. PG-13. 1:58. Hampton Towne Centre 24, Cinemark City Centre 12 The Foreigner A businessman seeks justice for the death of his daughter, who was killed in an act of terrorism. Starring Jackie Chan and...

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  • Hampton University kicks off anniversaries celebration this week

    Hampton University kicks off anniversaries celebration this week

    Hampton University is celebrating two big milestones this school year: the historically black university’s 150th birthday and President William R. Harvey’s 40th year at its helm. A whole calendar year of events has been laid out, beginning with the kickoff event on Friday. Award-winning multi-instrumentalist...

  • CNUPD phone line to be down Saturday morning

    CNUPD phone line to be down Saturday morning

    The phone number for Christopher Newport University Police Department will be down Saturday morning from 8 a.m. until noon due to an update to the phone system. If a student or anyone else on campus needs to contact the police department, call 757-594-8554 or 4-8854 from an on-campus telephone....

  • 'Racist image' posted online by Kecoughtan student

    'Racist image' posted online by Kecoughtan student

    A Kecoughtan High School student has been disciplined after posting what Principal Jeff Mordica said was a “racist image” in a message to families. The image shows a male student holding another student, a black male, around the neck, with a caption about “hunting” people that contains two racial...

  • Hampton freshmen get pitches from tourism industry

    Hampton freshmen get pitches from tourism industry

    The tourism industry isn’t just hotels and theme parks, hundreds of Hampton high school freshmen learned Wednesday morning. You could be an engineer, for example, and still help a visitor have a good time on the Peninsula, Ziad Al Rawi, chief engineer for the Embassy Suites adjacent to the Hampton...

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