Sunday, July 3, 2022

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Southeast Community Pharmacy Fills Years-Long Void In Newport News Community

NEWPORT NEWS-The Southeast Community of Newport News has been without a local pharmacy for the past few years. Dr. James Mitchell filled the void when he officially opened his independently-owned pharmacy, Southeast Community Pharmacy, in January 2022. The pharmacy...

Peninsula SPCA Receives Grant From Petco Love

NEWPORT NEWS—The Peninsula Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (PSPCA) recently received a $3,500 grant from the national non-profit Petco Love, to support the PSPCA’s lifesaving work for animals in Hampton Roads, specifically on the Virginia Peninsula. Since...

Ceremony Held For Start Of Next Phase Of Tech Center Research Park

NEWPORT NEWS-The City of Newport News recently held a beam signing celebration as construction begins on a second research building at Tech Center Research Park mixed-use development off Jefferson Avenue. The event was held on June 23 in collaboration with...

Fireworks Return To Victory Landing Park

NEWPORT NEWS—A grand fireworks display will culminate in an evening of family fun and entertainment on Monday, July 4 from 7pm to 9:15pm at Victory Landing Park in Newport News. The park, which is located at 50 25th Street,...

Three New Tenants Headed To The Marketplace At Tech Center In Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS-Three new stores will soon open in the Marketplace at Tech Center shopping center in the Oyster Point area of Newport News. Construction is underway at the site of the former Stein Mart located at 12080 Jefferson Ave. next...

Needs High, Inventory Low At Virginia Peninsula Foodbank

Inflation is hitting almost everyone hard, but it’s delivering a 1-2 punch to food banks, including the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank. Karen Joyner, the group’s CEO, said visits are up this year and donations are down, making for a tough year...

Newport News Williamsburg Airport Still Trying To Overcome Impacts Of Pandemic

NEWPORT NEWS— Newport News Williamsburg Airport (PHF) released an Annual Report at the end of December to provide a “state of the union” message to local and state stakeholders, and to give Peninsula residents an update on airport operations. “Calendar...

AR Workshop in Kiln Creek Offers Hands-On Classes To Create Personalized Home Decor

NEWPORT NEWS- Jen Mills and Megan Waters decided to go into business together over five years ago and opened their AR Workshop franchise, a wood sign studio and DIY workshop, in Port Warwick. Nearly three years later, the sisters...

The Good Feet Store Relocates to Marketplace At Tech Center in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS-The Good Feet Store has landed a new location. The market-leading manufacturer and retailer of premium personally fitted arch supports recently moved from the Jefferson Marketplace shopping center to the corner of Oyster Point Road and Criston Drive...

Gather Workspace Offering Free Coworking Day On June 29

NEWPORT NEWS—Gather Workspaces, LLC is offering a free day of coworking space for those currently working from home who might want to take advantage of an opportunity to get out, join like-minded people, and get their tasks done. Coworking is...

Newport News Shipbuilding Dedicates Habitat For Humanity Home

NEWPORT NEWS—The Newport News Shipbuilding division of Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) recently turned over the keys to the nineteenth home that shipyard volunteers have constructed since 2002 in partnership with Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg. In a ceremony...

Sylvan Learning Center of Newport News Is Moving To Village Square at Kiln Creek

YORK-Sylvan Learning Center of Newport News is moving its location of nearly 32 years from Oyster Point to the Village Square at Kiln Creek shopping center this month near the border of Newport News and York County and renaming...

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James City County Resumes Credit Card Convenience Fee On Payments

JAMES CITY-Effective Friday, July 1, James City County reinstated its credit/debit card convenience fees on payments to the county. A convenience fee of 2.95 percent will once again be added to all payments that are made by a credit or...

Insomnia Cookies Opening In Williamsburg This Summer

WILLIAMSBURG-An official date has been announced for the opening of a new cookie establishment in Williamsburg that will cater to college students. On Friday, July 1, Midtown Row shared the news on their social media channels that Insomnia Cookies will...

Virginia Peninsula Chamber Will Host Women’s Leadership Forum July 14

HAMTON-The Virginia Peninsula Chamber will host a Women’s Leadership Forum breakfast on Thursday, July 14 from 7:30am to 9:30am. The forum is part of the Chamber’s Pink Bag Lunch program, which was created to provide women with the opportunity...