Friday, October 7, 2022

ICYMI this week: Midtown Row, Apollo’s Chariot and more

With dozens of headlines every day, it’s easy to miss some here and there.

Keep the conversation going. Here are five of our top-read headlines this week:

Midtown Row landlord announces kickboxing gym as newest tenant

Broad Street Realty, owner of Midtown Row, announced Tuesday they have agreed to a lease with 9Round. READ MORE

The Monticello Shopping Center. (Andrew Harris/WYDaily)
The Monticello Shopping Center. (Andrew Harris/WYDaily)

Woman who suffered concussion on Busch Gardens roller coaster says she’s unable to work

A Virginia Beach woman who reportedly received a concussion while on the Apollo’s Chariot roller coaster Sunday at Busch Gardens has been unable to work since the accident, she says. READ MORE

Apollo's Chariot (WYDaily photo/Courtesy Busch Gardens Williamsburg)
Apollo’s Chariot (WYDaily photo/Courtesy Busch Gardens Williamsburg)

Yes, York-Poquoson first responders are joining in the #lipsyncchallenge

Following a nationwide wave of lip-syncing police officers, the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office and York County Department of Fire & Life Safety are ready to join in the fun. READ MORE

Karen Riordan leaving Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance for job in S.C.

Karen Riordan, president of the Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance, was announced Tuesday as the new president and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. READ MORE 

Karen Riordan of the Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance discusses new attraction in the Williamsburg area at the chamber's forum on tourism. (WYDaily/Andrew Harris)
Karen Riordan of the Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance discusses new attraction in the Williamsburg area at the chamber’s 201 forum on tourism. (WYDaily/Andrew Harris)

Fatal traffic crashes rise in Williamsburg area, DMV figures show

Fatal traffic crashes rose in the Williamsburg area last year, with James City County seeing almost a threefold increase in deadly accidents between 2016 and 2017, according to figures from the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles. READ MORE

Photo showing broken glass after crash (WYDaily photo/Adobe)
(WYDaily photo/Adobe)

 

Bryan DeVasherhttp://wydaily.com
Bryan DeVasher is the managing editor-digital of WYDaily. A resident of Hampton Roads for more than two decades, he has worked for news organizations in Virginia, Illinois, Missouri and Indiana. He most recently was a member of the public relations staff for Virginia State Police.

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