Tuesday, April 16, 2024

ICYMI: “Disney princess,” food tasting, I-64 crash 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.

Skewed history

The true story of the Historic Triangle’s favorite daughter, Pocahontas, has been one defined by distortion and shrouded in a layer of mystery. Since the Disney movie’s release in 1995, many recognize Pocahontas as an animated adult princess; a misrepresentation of her actual life. READ MORE.

Women’s History Month: The Real Story of Pocahontas

Hotel fire

The City of Williamsburg Fire Department, James City County Fire
Department, and York County Fire and Life Safety responded to the 800 block of Capitol
Landing Road for a report of a commercial structure fire on Saturday, March 20, 2021. READ MORE.

Fire on Capitol Landing Road in Williamsburg

Living history returns to Jamestown

Centuries of military history came to life over just one weekend. READ MORE.

Military Through the Ages at Jamestown Settlement looked a little different this year

Tavern food

On March 19, Keith Nickerson, chef at King’s Arms Tavern in Colonial Williamsburg, hosted a private menu tasting. READ MORE.

Foodie’s Corner: A Taster’s look into King’s Arms Tavern’s menu


Free donuts

Krispy Kreme is offering something sweet with proof of a COVID-19 vaccine. Participating locations across the country are offering customers one free original glazed donut with proof of receiving any of the three COVID-19 vaccinations. READ MORE. 

Krispy Kreme is offering something sweet for the vaccine

Car crash

On Wednesday, March 24 at approximately 9:24 a.m., Virginia State Police arrived to the scene of a two vehicle accident on Interstate 64 eastbound near the Hampton Roads Center Parkway overpass, mile maker 261. READ MORE.

BREAKING NEWS: Williamsburg man killed in accident near Hampton Roads Center Parkway

Epilepsy awareness

One of the many fears that a parent harbors regarding their child is that of the “unknown.” READ MORE.

World Purple Day: Our Journey with Epilepsy

Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsiglianohttp://wydaily.com
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 julia@localvoicemedia.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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