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Monthly Archives: September, 2021

THRIVE Peninsula Creates New Christmas Program To Help Children

NEWPORT NEWS-THRIVE Peninsula has launched the new holiday program “Let Christmas THRIVE” that will help 400 children enjoy the season this year.  The program will assist families who faced significant financial hardship...

Hampton Police Hiring Event Set For November 6

HAMPTON—The Hampton Police Division will hold a patrol officer recruit hiring event on Saturday, November 6, beginning at 9am at the Hampton Police Division Academy located at 300 Butler Farm Road in...

National Park Service Announces New Superintendent

YORK --- National Park Service Regional Director Gay Vietzke has named Jerri Marr as the new superintendent of Colonial National Historical Park. Marr's first day on the job will be November 21....

James City County Police Department Hosts Stuff the Cruiser Food Drive

JAMES CITY-James City County Police Department will host a Stuff the Cruiser Food Drive at Walmart Neighborhood Market, 4670 Casey Blvd., on Saturday, November 6, from 9am to 1 pm. Citizens are...

Newport News Invites Public To Learn More About Jefferson Avenue Sidewalk Enhancement Project

NEWPORT NEWS—The City of Newport News Department of Engineering invites residents to learn more about the Jefferson Avenue Pedestrian Enhancement project. The city will install sidewalks on both sides of Jefferson Avenue from...

Newport News/Williamsburg Airport Offers Gateway To Opportunities

NEWPORT NEWS—A recent Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce panel event centered around Newport News/Williamsburg Airport (also known as Patrick Henry Field or PHF). The “Eyes on the Future Series: Easy going. The...

Masala Craft Indian Kitchen Starts From Scratch During Pandemic

WILLIAMSBURG --- The Arora family opened Masala Craft Indian Kitchen in May after they were laid off from their previous places of employment due to the covid-19 pandemic. Shaveta Arora said she...

Grand Opening For Chicken Salad Chick Set For November 17

HAMPTON—The new restaurant Chicken Salad Chick will officially open for business in Peninsula Town Center on Wednesday, November 17. Chicken Salad Chick is a chain that specializes in a variety of sandwiches, soups,...