The Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal is a weekly print newspaper and online news source serving Virginia's Middle Peninsula.
Better than CATS playing keyboards
ALL OF US ARE PROBABLY GUILTY, AT ONE time or another, of using the internet as a way to mentally decompress after a stressful day. Some of us rely on it more than others. But as much as I love frisky felines and charismatic canines, there are only so many videos I can watch of cats playing keyboards or French bulldogs riding skateboards, with or without sunglasses. Through luck, chance, serendipity — and some fortunate web surfing— I've found some YouTube video series that are more feast than junk food for the brain and soul. They're enormously entertaining and — dare I say it — also educational at times. Some take you behind the scenes of the Metropolitan Opera or show people practicing for Broadway musicals; others share what music your favorite musicians…
A shopper's guide to Lake George
Souvenirs and specialized gifts offered year-round
On Cape Cod, wary beachgoers learn to swim at their own risk
On a picturesque summer day, the ocean off Long Nook Beach proved too enticing, as dozens of people ventured into the water Thursday, even as several new shark sightings were reported near the scene of the attack.
Floresville man ID'd as murder victim
San Antonio police have identified Daniel Tausch, 62, of Floresville as the victim of a murder, after his body was found July 23 in an abandoned truck on Mauermann Road in San Antonio. He had been shot. An arrest has been made in the case. Look for more on this in a coming issue of the Wilson County News. email@example.com
Top 12 amusement parks for the holidays
Nationally acclaimed roller coaster and amusement park expert Pete Trabucco has released his 2012 list of the world's top 12 amuse...
From swindler to squatter? Ex-jeweler Anthony Simpson attracts ire again
As he gets ready to trade freedom for a federal prison cell, former Lake Park jeweler Anthony Simpson just can’t get people to leave him alone.
How to Read the Newspaper
I used to be a newspaper editor, a cog in the wheel of the dreaded “mainstream media.” I’ve written for the New York and Washington newspapers, and even — angels and ministers of grace defend us! — Politico. And the checks go both ways: I am a paid-up subscriber to the New York Times. Call me an enemy of the people. Here’s a little secret for you: The news ain’t fake. (Mostly ...
Parents sue Williamsville schools, accuse teacher of choking 12-year-old
The parents of a former Mill Middle School student say a French teacher choked their daughter during class last year and have sued the Willi
TMS International announces Sedalia location
Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe, business leaders, citizens and other government officials crowded into the Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County office Wednesday morning to hear the announcement of a new business in