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You Love It, But Do You Know How Chocolate’s Made?

Colonial Williamsburg Historic Foodways Journeyman Jim Gay demonstrates the mystery of making chocolate. (Photo courtesy of CWF) Chocolate lovers will get an opportunity to deepen appreciation for the morsels at…

Legendary W&M Conservationist Honored with Endowed Professorship

Bryan Watts (left) is the first to hold the chair named for conservationist Mitchell Byrd. (Photo courtesy of Stephen Salpukas, W&M Pressroom) The College of William and Mary has established…

Love Your JCC Neighborhood? Tell Somebody

If you love your neighborhood and keep talking it up to anyone who will listen – and you live in James City County – there’s a way to spread the…

Chesapeake Bank Opts Not to Apply for TARP Funds

Chesapeake Financial Shares, the parent company of Chesapeake Bank and Chesapeake Investment Group, does not intend to apply for an investment from the U. S. Treasury under the Treasury Capital…

Racimo con Brio: Extra! for Eartha

Yesterday, the sky grew a little dimmer. We lost two theatrical luminaries: Harold Pinter and Eartha Kitt. Pinter was a great playwright and actor, a Nobel Prize and Tony award…

New Benefits for Prudential McCardle Agents

Prudential McCardle Realty has launched a comprehensive program that makes available insurance and financial services to its team of independent real estate contractors.…

Lawrence J. Amoroso

Died: 2008-12-21 Williamsburg – Lawrence J. Amoroso passed away on Dec. 21, 2008 after a long illness. He was born on July 29, 1936, in Torrington, Conn., the only child…

Tunis Taylor

Toano – On Dec. 23, 2008, the Master whispered “Peace, Peace, Be Thine,” and Tunis Taylor closed his eyes and fell asleep. Now he is at home forever with the…

Update: Children Injured in Early Morning JCC Fire

Two small children suffered severe burns in a fire early this morning at a one-story, single-family home in the 1200 block of Oak Drive in James City County.…

How, When to Recycle that Christmas Tree and Other Holiday Leftovers

The holidays are upon us, and most houses will be full of trash – empty boxes, paper, plastic, cooking glop, and dried-out Christmas trees.  WY Daily can help you figure…

All the Dirt: Be Kind to Our Feathered Friends

Even though many of us plant our yards with plant material that benefits native bird populations, in the upcoming months the birds will need extra help to survive the winter…

W.Y.D.: What You’ll Do, Dec. 26-28

It’s a Thursday night.  The weekend is looming large.  You sit at the dinner table and ask your spouse, “So what do you want to do this weekend?”  Here at…

Yes, You Can: FISH for Help

It’s the giving season, and people are in a generous mood. But how do you make the most of your holiday cheer in a time when the economy can make…

Racimo con Brio: Words to Warm

Christmas Eve finds me writing best wishes and warm thoughts to you all. Here are some words I find sweet for the day.…

He’s Getting Closer: Use the Santa Tracker

The misprinted ad that launched the NORAD Santa tracker. Every other day of the year the North American Defense Command’s mission is decidedly serious as it monitors airspace and maritime…