Sunday, December 10, 2023

ICYMI: West Point documentary, first COVID-19 case, Yankee Candle 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.

West Point women

Kathryn Miller is a military B.R.A.T., or, “Born Rough and Tough.” READ MORE.

Women’s History Month: Jamestown H.S. student recognized for documentary about first female West Point grads

Dog wash

Marley loves to roll around in the dirt –– more specifically, in the cow manure near her house by Jamestown Settlement. She especially loves to do this after it rains. READ MORE.

Muddy Marley’s moves to Williamsburg Crossing Shopping Center

Mr. Hospitality

To say that Phil Bowditch was a busy man would be an understatement. READ MORE.

Phil Bowditch: The legacy of “Mr. Hospitality”

First COVID-19 case

March 14 marked exactly one year since Riverside Doctors’ Hospital Williamsburg (RDHW) received its first documented COVID-19 case. READ MORE. 

“That first patient I will never forget,” Riverside doctor reflects one year after the first COVID-19 case

Missing woman

Marina Turner, a 20-year-old-woman from York County, was reported missing by her mother on February 22. Four days later, she was found dead in Hampton. READ MORE.

Criminal complaint sheds new light on York County woman’s death

Yankee Candle

Yankee Candle announced on Friday it will close its Village in Williamsburg. READ MORE.

UPDATE: Yankee Candle to close in mid-April, parent company says

Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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