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2011-04-28 14:38:00

DOVER, Del., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) will host a conference call on Thursday, May 5, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. ET to discuss the Company's financial results for the first quarter 2011. The first quarter 2011 earnings press release will be issued on Wednesday, May 4, 2011, before the market opens. To participate in this call, dial 866.821.5457 and reference Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's 2011 First Quarter Financial Results Conference...

2011-04-27 06:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications received the prestigious 2011 Whitney M. Young, Jr. Award at the April 21 Urban League of Hampton Roads annual banquet. The award is presented to an international or national company that has made significant progress towards diversifying its workforce at the management and non-management levels. "Cox strives to be a corporate leader in diversity and civic and community involvement - it is part of who we are and how we...

2011-04-25 06:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boys and Girls Club of Southeast Virginia (BGCSEVA) has named Jim Ruel, Cox Communications VA Vice President of Technical Operations, to its Board of Directors. Ruel is a Chesapeake resident. "I'm honored to have the opportunity to serve on such a talented board, and to join the Clubs in helping kids to better themselves and stay on the right track. I believe in the mission of the Boys and Girls Club, and feel fortunate to have this...

2011-04-15 16:38:13

A study in the April 15 issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine shows increased automobile crash rates among teen drivers who start school earlier in the morning. Results indicate that in 2008 the weekday crash rate for 16- to 18-year-olds was about 41 percent higher in Virginia Beach, Va., where high school classes began at 7:20 - 7:25 a.m., than in adjacent Chesapeake, Va., where classes started at 8:40 - 8:45 a.m.  There were 65.8 automobile crashes for every 1,000 teen...

2011-02-25 14:12:00

DOVER, Del., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) will host a conference call on Tuesday, March 8, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. ET to discuss the Company's financial results for 2010. The year-end 2010 earnings press release will be issued on Monday, March 7, 2011, after the market closes. To participate in this call, dial 866.821.5457 and reference Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's 2010 Financial Results Conference Call. To access the replay recording of...

2010-10-29 16:07:00

DOVER, Del., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) will host a conference call on Friday, November 5, 2010, at 10:00 a.m. ET to discuss the Company's third quarter earnings results. The third quarter earnings press release will be issued on Thursday, November 4, 2010, after the market closes. To participate in this call, dial 866.821.5457 and reference Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's Third Quarter Conference Call. To access the replay recording...

2010-10-19 07:30:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The CITGO Chesapeake Terminal has installed a 3,000-square-foot Green Roof system which is designed to reduce storm water runoff and help improve the local environment. The innovative, environmentally-friendly system integrates living plants into the building structure and will eliminate almost 60,000 gallons of storm water runoff into the nearby Elizabeth River. This is the latest addition to the facility, which has become a leader in environmental...

2010-09-28 07:00:00

HAMPTON, Va., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to positive indicators supporting the economic vitality of Hampton, Va., Regus, the world's leading provider of innovative workplace solutions, has extended its investment in Virginia with the opening of a new, full service business center in Peninsula Town Center - a new mixed-use development in the Coliseum Central district. Peninsula Town Center, which opened in March of this year, is located near the southern end of the Virginia...

2010-07-07 08:30:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chesapeake Bay Trust today released a first-of-its-kind mobile app field guide to the animals and plants of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The Trust's Field Guide to the Chesapeake Bay is unlike any other mobile app on the market today. Free and available initially to iPhone users, the new mobile app is a comprehensive, ecosystem-based guide to the flora and fauna of nine ecologically distinct regions within the Bay's watershed. It provides...

2010-06-09 21:01:55

Early school start times promote sleep deprivation and daytime sleepiness, which can reduce the alertness of teen drivers Earlier school start times are associated with increased teenage car crash rates, according to a research abstract that will be presented Wednesday, June 9, 2010, in San Antonio, Texas, at SLEEP 2010, the 24th annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC. Results indicate that in 2008 the teen crash rate was about 41 percent higher in Virginia Beach,...


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