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Posted on: February 24, 2020

Marathon Weekend in Newport News Begins Friday

Activities happening all weekend; Runners can still register for Sunday’s races

The City of Newport News’ sixth annual One City Marathon takes place Sunday and with related events all weekend long there are fun activities for runners an...

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Posted on: February 10, 2020

OPTIMA HEALTH OFFICIAL SPONSOR OF MARITIME 8K

~8K one of five races offered at this year’s One City Marathon~

Optima Health has joined the One City Marathon as the official sponsor of the Maritime 8K race. Taking place on Sunday, March 1 in downtown Newport News, the Maritime 8K presented by...

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Posted on: January 23, 2020

CITY TO KICK OFF TRANSFORMATION OF DENBIGH

Citizens invited to event and demolition ceremony at former Kmart site

The City of Newport News is holding a Transforming Denbigh event on Saturday, February 1, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the site of the former Kmart building at the corner of Warwi...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

ARTech Lights Rescheduled for February 7

ARTech Lights, a BayPort Credit Union NlightN event, has been rescheduled for Friday, February 7 from 3:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m at Brooks Crossing, 550 30th Street. Originally scheduled for December 13 but postponed due to inclement weather, this bra...

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

NEWPORT NEWS AND VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA RECEIVE YOUTHBUILD GRANT

The U.S. Department of Labor awarded Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas (VOACC), in partnership with the City of Newport News, a $1.4 million YouthBuild grant to create a new workforce development and education program for 90 young people in...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

CASEY SUBARU AGAIN PARTNERS WITH ANIMAL SHELTER FOR THE “SHARE THE LOVE” EVENT

For the second year, Casey Subaru is teaming up with the Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter for the “Share the Love” event. Now through January 2, Subaru Corporation and Casey Auto Group will make a donation to the shelter for every sal...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

EnVision Center Offers Support Services for Those in Assisted Housing

The Newport News Redevelopment and Housing Authority (NNRHA) has been chosen by U.S. Housing and Urban Development as an EnVision Center site to help low-income residents increase their income and gain self-sufficiency. The Lift & Connect Resource Cen...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Holiday Happenings at Newport News Historic Sites

Both Endview Plantation and Lee Hall Mansion will be decorated for the season with period-appropriate Christmas decorations starting on December 1st through December 30th. Guided tours of both sites included with admission, offer a glimpse of common holid...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

City Announces BayPort Credit Union NlightN Event Series

Holiday experiences take place from one end of the city to the other

From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, citizens and visitors in Newport News will experience the holidays in a new way with the BayPort Credit Union NlightN Holiday Event Series. ...

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic Nov 9 at Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter

The City of Newport News is partnering with the Virginia Department of Health to offer a free rabies vaccination clinic next month. On Saturday, November 9, from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm, citizens can bring their dogs or cats to the Peninsula Regional...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Petco Foundation Continues to Invest in Lifesaving Work of Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter

$100,000 grant will extend efforts to save more animal lives on the Virginia peninsula

The Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Petco Foundation in support of its efforts to expand and enhance the shelter’s...

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Posted on: August 24, 2019

City Opens Brooks Crossing Innovation and Opportunity Center

Center brings together manufacturing, technology, innovation, nonprofits, education and more into central hub

The City of Newport News hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony today for the new Brooks Crossing Innovation and Opportunity Center (BCIOC) in the South...

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

RETIRED FT. EUSTIS GARRISON COMMANDER NAMED ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER

City Manager Cindy Rohlf has hired retired Ft. Eustis Garrison Commander Ralph L. “Bo” Clayton as an Assistant City Manager. Clayton begins today, July 1, 2019, in his new position and will be responsible for operational departments such as Public Works, ...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

EDA SELECTS WELDENFIELD AS DEVELOPER FOR ENDVIEW TRACT

The Economic Development Authority of the City of Newport News, Virginia (EDA) selected WeldenField Development, LLC and its Hampton Roads-based Partner, Brian Rowe with WeldenField & Rowe as the Preferred Developer for its Endview tract. The Endview ...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

2020 Newport News One City Marathon to be Held March 1

The sixth annual Newport News One City Marathon will take place on Sunday, March 1, 2020.  The event returns with a full line-up of activities for people of all ages and abilities. 

A number of exciting enhancements are being added to mar...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Newport News Awarded $30 Million HUD Grant

The City of Newport News and the Newport News Redevelopment and Housing Authority are the recipients of a $30 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (CNI) program. Funding ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Are you Flood Fluent? New Website Separates Fact from Fiction About Flooding in Hampton Roads

Last year’s hurricane season was one for the records, producing 15 named storms, eight of which were hurricanes. Hurricane Florence devastated Eastern North Carolina with catastrophic flooding that took weeks to subside. If you think you don&...

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Petco Foundation Invests in Lifesaving Work of the Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter

Grant of $50,000 will extend efforts to save more animal lives in Newport News, Hampton, Poquoson and York County

The Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter announced it has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to support its community outreac...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

COUNCILWOMAN WOODBURY NAMED TO NEW NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Committee falls under the TSA and the Department of Homeland Security

Newport News City Councilwoman Dr. Patricia P. “Pat” Woodbury has been appointed to the new Surface Transportation Security Advisory Committee of the Transportation S...

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