Local world running champion debunks ‘runner’s knee’

World champion runner and Colonial Road Runners Board of Directors member Stephen Chantry (Courtesy Stephen Chantry)

We’ve all heard of runner’s knee, but what if the hitting the track or the trails wasn’t actually as bad for your joints as previously thought? One study published in the European Journal of Applied Physiology found that long-distance running isn’t necessarily inherently bad for your joints. In the experiment, healthy men and women ages 18 to […]


W&M receives record number of in-state applications

Prospective students and their families tour the W&M campus. (Stephen Salpukas/W&M News)

Demand remains high for a William & Mary education, as apparent by the size of this year’s undergraduate applicant pool. In addition to receiving 3.7 percent more applications from prospective freshmen than last year, the university saw a record number of in-state applications. During the latest admissions cycle, William & Mary received approximately 14,900 applications, […]


Statement on President Trump’s executive order barring refugees

The christian response seems clear to me. Our Scriptures tell us that we are to welcome the stranger and care for the oppressed, regardless of race, religion, or nationality. How that plays out on national levels in terms of very specific policies, I’m not sure. However, what my christian ethic does tell me is that […]


Where We Live: Lakeside Georgian Revival home

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Where We Live: A weekly look at homes in the Historic Triangle Just a stone’s throw away from the waters of Whittaker Lake in Governor’s Land stands 3012 Hearthstone Road.  Constructed in 1994, this Georgian Revival home sits along 300 feet of wooded shoreline. The main floor of the home is a common Georgian Revival […]


Police: Masked man robs York County hotel

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Police are searching for a man who they say robbed a hotel clerk in York County early Monday morning. A white man wearing a dark mask entered the Candlewood Suites in the 300 block of Commonwealth Drive in the early morning hours Monday, according to a York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office Facebook post. The man then stole an […]