Latest Chesapeake, Virginia Stories

2010-02-08 05:00:00


2009-07-21 09:00:00

DOVER, Del., July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) announced today that it has received all public service commission regulatory approvals required for its merger with Florida Public Utilities Company (FPU) (NYSE Amex: FPU).

2009-07-02 13:41:37

Scientists and environmental activists hailed the removal of tons of toxic mud from the bottom of the Elizabeth River in Chesapeake, Va. The removal marks the start of a $1.2 million cleanup environmentalists have been seeking for years, The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot said Thursday.

2009-06-15 05:00:00

~Reception to be held June 17 for Winners~ CHESAPEAKE, Va., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Eighteen Hampton Roads students have been selected for Virginia's Future Leaders scholarships.

2009-06-12 05:00:00

~Advanced screening and launch of Black List Facebook page June 17~ CHESAPEAKE, Va., June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 21, 2009 at 8 p.m. on Cox Channel 11, Cox will premiere its Hampton Roads Black List.

2009-05-28 05:00:00

~Circus preview opportunities available Saturday, May 23, at Greenbrier and Military Circle Malls~ CHESAPEAKE, Va., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications of Hampton Roads and the UniverSoul Circus have teamed up to create a special performance to benefit Cox Charities Hampton Roads.

2009-05-07 15:09:00

DOVER, Del., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- John Schimkaitis, President and Chief Executive Officer of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK), announced today that the Company's Board of Directors elected Jeffrey R.

2009-04-22 11:27:02

Organizers say they are hoping for a record crowd at an organic Earth Day happy hour along Chesapeake Bay. Wednesday evening's Green Drinks event is being put together by environmentalists and restaurant owners from all four states that border the Chesapeake and will feature organic beers and wines served at various bars and restaurants. The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot said Green Drinks has become a worldwide phenomenon since it began in London in 1989.

2009-04-20 13:20:00

RICHMOND, Va., April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chesapeake Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CSKEQ) has announced that Gregory Shikhman of Brooklyn, N.Y., is the winner of the Chesapeake Corporation Foundation's 2009 Chesapeake Employees' Children Scholarship for graduating high school seniors.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.