Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Newport News

SudShare Does Away With Dirty Laundry

NEWPORT NEWS—First there were rideshare services like Uber and Lyft. Next came food delivery services to help make meals more convenient. Now it’s laundry’s turn. SudShare is a national service that sends a “Sudster” to people’s home or office...

Menchville Marina Receives Cool Commonwealth Port Grant For Improvements For Oyster Operations

NEWPORT NEWS—The City of Newport News recently requested and received a $285,740 grant from the Virginia Port Authority. This grant, known as the Aid To Local Ports (ATLP) grant, is a part of $1 million in grant funding available...

Marcus Calabrese Joins Housing Development Corporation

NEWPORT NEWS—The Board of Directors of The Housing Development Corporation of Hampton Roads recently announced that Marcus Calabrese from Image Capital Group will be joining their housing team. “Marcus’s proven professional success in media marketing and public relations adds a...

Adams Shoes Footwear Store in Newport News Is Going Out of Business

NEWPORT NEWS-One local shoe store, which has been in business for more than eight decades, has announced it is permanently closing. Adams Shoes, located in Warwick Center shopping center in Newport News, is closing up shop. The store had been...

Rodas Wins 2022 JSA Postdoctoral Prize

NEWPORT NEWS—Arkaitz Rodas, a postdoctoral research associate at College of William & Mary, has been awarded the 2022 Jefferson Science Associates (JSA) Postdoctoral Prize. His project, titled “Understanding exotic mesons from quantum chromodynamics,” will use computational mathematical tools to...

Avelo Airlines Will Offer Nonstop Flights From Newport News-Williamsburg Airport to Florida Beginning This Fall

NEWPORT NEWS- Avelo Airlines announced Tuesday, July 26 it will begin offering nonstop flights from Newport News-Williamsburg Airport (PHF) this fall with exclusive nonstop service to Florida. A formal announcement was made at 10am from PHF, where Newport News Mayor...

Macy’s Is Teaming With Toys “R” Us For The Upcoming Holiday Season

Macy’s and Toys “R” Us are partnering for the upcoming holiday season. Starting at the end of July and continuing through October 15, Macy’s will open a section of each of its stores for exclusive Toys R Us merchandise. In...

Newport News Planning Commission Denies Potential New Car Wash On Warwick Boulevard

NEWPORT NEWS-A new car wash being proposed for Newport News on Warwick Boulevard recently faced a setback as members of the city’s Planning Commission rejected a request for a conditional use permit for construction. At its meeting on July 20,...

Newport News Commissioner Of The Revenue Releases Translated PSA Messages As Part Of New Campaign

NEWPORT NEWS—Newport News Commissioner of the Revenue Tiffany Boyle wants to ensure that all citizens in the city have accessibility to what her office can do for them. In order to do that, her office has released a series...

Patrick Henry Mall Set To Welcome Three New Tenants

NEWPORT NEWS-Three new stores will soon open at the Patrick Henry Mall on Jefferson Avenue in Newport News. The new tenants include a novelty store, a fashion store, and a boba tea establishment. BoxLunch is a novelty retailer that specializes in...

U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command Now Hiring

Two job hiring events are scheduled the week of July 25 for the United States Navy Military Sealift Command (MSC). MSC is seeking to fill a variety of seagoing and shoreside positions including officers, engineers, electronics technicians, pumpmen, storekeepers, culinary...

Newport News Shipbuilding Announces Several Senior Team Promotions

NEWPORT NEWS—Huntington Ingalls Industry’s Newport News Shipbuilding division recently announced several promotions that hope to result in the optimization of operations and accelerate transformation and execution. “We have been on an aggressive journey to transform the way we run our...

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Reports Second Quarter Results

NEWPORT NEWS—Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) reported second quarter 2022 revenues of $2.7 billion, up 19.3 percent from the second quarter of 2021. The gains were primarily driven by revenue attributable to the acquisition of Alion Science and Technology in...

Hampton Officials To Meet To Discuss Economic Growth

HAMPTON-What is the current state of the economy for the City of Hampton and where is Hampton headed? Those questions and more will be addressed by government officials who serve on the Hampton City Council, Economic Development Authority, Redevelopment and...

Hampton Roads Workforce Council Receives $11 Million In Federal Funding For Job Training

The Hampton Roads Workforce Council recently received $11 million in federal funding for job training. The news was announced during a ceremony on August 3. The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration awarded the American Rescue Plan Good Jobs...