Thursday, September 28, 2023

ICYMI: 69-vehicle pileup, ‘Hallmark-esque,’ Creole Coffee, and more

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

Get in on the conversation with this list of WYDaily’s most-read stories from the past week.

Interstate 64 pileup

Authorities said the report came in at around 7:51 a.m. Sunday in the area of I-64 eastbound near the Queens Creek Overpass near the Camp Peary exit. READ MORE

State Police: It was a 69-vehicle chain reaction crash in York County and 51 are injured


Williamsburg was chosen because of the blend of English traditions and new, original ones to the cheery atmosphere and jovial townspeople. READ MORE

Williamsburg named in the top 25 ‘Hallmark-esque’ town in America

Creole Coffee

Jones cut the ribbon in a grand opening ceremony Dec. 17 and said he’s already set his sights on a future permanent location. READ MORE

The story behind this new coffee stand at Sentara Williamsburg tells how light can come out of dark times

Not a ‘Secret’

The Secret Garden Cafe recently opened in Merchants Square at 110 S. Henry St. to serve the area with an array of fruit juice, dessert waffles and other fresh items. READ MORE

Secret Garden Cafe opens in Merchants Square

Taking down Christmas lights

If those same holiday lights are still up in the middle of January, the homeowner is not simply procrastinating home maintenance – they’re violating city code. READ MORE

Here’s why you should take down your outside Christmas lights by mid-January

John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo ( is the managing editor of Local Voice Media’s Virginia papers – WYDaily (Williamsburg), Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) and HNNDaily (Hampton-Newport News). Before coming to Local Voice, John was the senior content editor of The Bellingham Herald, a McClatchy newspaper in Washington state. Previously, he served as city editor/content strategist for USA Today Network newsrooms in St. George and Cedar City, Utah. John started his professional journalism career shortly after graduating from Lyceum of The Philippines University in 1990. As a rookie reporter for a national newspaper in Manila that year, John was assigned to cover four of the most dangerous cities in Metro Manila. Later that year, John was transferred to cover the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines. He spent the latter part of 1990 to early 1992 embedded with troopers in the southern Philippines as they fought with communist rebels and Muslim extremists. His U.S. journalism career includes reporting and editing stints for newspapers and other media outlets in New York City, California, Texas, Iowa, Utah, Colorado and Washington state.

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