June 10, 2013 |
As I've grown up, my vacations have changed. As a child, my brother and I wanted to (1) go to the beach or pool, and (2) play. As a young adult, I wanted to (1) go to the beach or pool, and (2) go to the boardwalk to play. In my 20s and 30s, I added (3) go to the hottest restaurant, and (4) go to the most happening club. Now a parent, I still look forward to my beach and pool time and finding good restaurants on vacation. But instead of nightclubs, I seek out other attractions. On a recent visit with my family to Virginia Beach, Va., I found plenty of diversions.
August 24, 2012
The NBA's Sacramento Kings, unhappy with their situation in California, may be headed to Virginia Beach, according to a report in the business journal, Inside Business. Officials from Comcast-Spectacor have proposed moving the team to Virginia Beach and for Comcast to help build and lease a new pro sports arena, according to the report . The Kings have tried but been unsuccessful in building a new arena in Sacramento. How the move would affect scheduling and conference alignment in the NBA is not known.
August 30, 2012 |
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Comcast-Spectacor would lease and manage a new arena here should an NBA or NHL franchise move to Virginia's largest city. On Tuesday, Comcast-Spectacor officials went before the Virginia Beach City Council to propose that the Philadelphia-based company run the arena for 25 years. At the meeting, Virginia Beach economic development officials revealed an ambitious plan to build a $350 million, 18,500-seat arena at the city's oceanfront in an attempt to bring in a professional team.
May 21, 2010
An obituary Wednesday for Perry S. Bechtle, 84, formerly of Haverford, a lawyer and teacher of law who died May 9 in Virginia Beach, Va., omitted the name of a surviving brother, C. Ronald Bechtle.
August 26, 2012 |
The owners of the NBA's Sacramento Kings may have declined to confirm or deny a published report that the team will announce next week that is it planning to relocate to Virginia Beach, Va. But a Kings representative, speaking on background because he was not authorized to comment, told the Sacramento Bee on Thursday that team officials will not be in Virginia Beach when the announcement is reportedly scheduled to be made. Citing anonymous sources, the Hampton Roads Business Journal reported Thursday that the Kings owners are expected to be in Virginia Beach on Tuesday and Wednesday, when Comcast-Spectacor, the Kings, and city officals announce an arena proposal.
August 25, 2012 |
Comcast Corp. may be part of a deal to relocate the NBA franchise Sacramento Kings to Virginia Beach, Va., according to a published report. Inside Business, a business publication in Norfolk, Va., reported early Thursday that next week, Comcast-Spectacor will discuss plans with Virginia Beach officials for a new basketball arena and that Comcast could help finance the project with naming rights. A bid for the Sacramento Kings would be the latest attempt by the Norfolk-Virginia Beach metropolitan area, the nation's 43d-largest TV market, to claim a professional sports team.
August 25, 2012 |
Are the Sacramento Kings headed east? Inside Business of Norfolk, Va., citing sources who asked not to be identified, reported Thursday that Virginia Beach, Va., officials and the Maloof family, owner of the Kings, are expected to announce on Wednesday that the Kings will move to Virginia Beach. The report did not say when the relocation was to take place. How such a move would affect the NBA is unclear. The Kings play in the Pacific Division, and it's unlikely they would remain there if they moved to Virginia.
August 24, 2012 |
OFFICIALS FROM Comcast-Spectacor will meet with the Virginia Beach City Council on Tuesday to propose building an arena to house an NBA team. The Hampton Roads Business Journal has identified the team as the Sacramento Kings. Ike Richman, a spokesman for Comcast-Spectacor, told the Daily News in a statement: "Comcast-Spectacor, through several of our subsidiaries, and Live Nation, both of which have a substantial presence in Southeastern Virginia for many years, are always looking for new opportunities to expand our business in the area.
June 1, 2013
The 2013-14 U.S. women's national field hockey team, coached by Craig Parnham, was named Friday. The team, which features 12 Olympians and seven local players, will report to Rutgers to prepare for the International Hockey Federation's World League semifinal in London from June 22 to 30. The 18-player roster for the World Cup-qualifying event is expected to be named during the week of June 3. Here are the players on the team: Torrie Albini, Escondido,...
September 26, 2015 |
The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association on Thursday unveiled an expanded database that will help individual Blues, like Philadelphia's Independence, drill down into the cost of care for their corporate customers who have operations nationwide. "We as Blues are taking seriously the challenge of, while maintaining our individual nature, being seen as a national player," said Daniel J. Hilferty, chief executive of Independence Health Group, parent of Independence Blue Cross. The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, whose members cover 105 million Americans, has maintained a claims database for a decade, and Independence has contributed for years.