Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Education & Business

Registration Now Open For Summer League Of Girls Sports Academy

JAMES CITY-Young girls interested in learning a variety of sports can now register for a summer league of the new Girls Sports Academy recently founded by Lydia Scrofani. The next five-week summer league will take place Tuesday and Thursday evenings...

CNU President Paul Trible Set To Retire August 1

NEWPORT NEWS—Paul S. Trible will step aside from his presidential duties at Christopher Newport University on August 1, 2022, after serving for more than 26 years. Adelia Thompson, Trible’s current Chief of Staff, will fill in as Interim President...

Williamsburg, James City Renew Contract On Joint School System

WILLIAMSBURG-Williamsburg and James City County recently renewed their contract to jointly operate the Williamsburg-James City County (WJCC) Public School Division. The two localities have been sharing a school system for decades and renew their contract every five years. The latest...

W&M Making Commitment To Athletic Community With New Athletics Complex

WILLIAMSBURG – The word “commitment” is used often in college athletics. The sports information department will refer to an incoming athlete as a “commitment.” College coaches point to the “commitment” it takes from athletes to be successful, and the...

WJCC School Division Recognizes Three Local Businesses

WILLIAMSBURG-Three local businesses were recently recognized by the Williamsburg-James City School Division for their collaboration on projects that benefitted local students. WJCC School Board members honored the businesses during their meeting on May 17. Greystone of Williamsburg partnered with WJCC...

Local Graduate Student Gets Boost From Jefferson Lab Grant

NEWPORT NEWS—Justin Cammarota, who is pursuing a Ph.D. at College of William & Mary in Williamsburg and planning to conduct research at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility in Newport News, recently received a...

WJCC’s Daniel Miani Named VASSP’s Outstanding High School Principal Of Virginia

JAMES CITY-Dr. Daniel Miani, head principal of Lafayette High School within the Williamsburg-James City County (WJCC) Public School Division, was recently announced as the Virginia Association of Secondary Principals (VASSP) 2022 Outstanding High School Principal of Virginia. He was...

Sentara Careers Camp For Kids Engages Next Generation Of Healthcare Workers

HAMPTON—Sentara CarePlex in Hampton, Sentara Obici Hospital in Suffolk, and Sentara RMH Medical Center in Harrisonburg will simultaneously host more than a dozen middle school students for Sentara Healthcare Careers Camp from Monday, June 17 through Friday, July 1,...

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Virginia Peninsula Chamber To Host Job Fair July 19

NEWPORT NEWS-On Tuesday, July 19, Virginia Peninsula Chamber will present a free job fair in collaboration with the Military Family Support Center Employment Programs. The event will take place from 7:30am to noon and is open to the public,...

Water Country USA’s Newest Attraction Opening July 15

YORK-Water Country USA’s younger guests will have a new area of the park to explore later this month. The water park’s newest attraction, Lil’Surfers Splash Pad, is expected to open on Friday, July 15. The attraction will feature fountains, spray...

Food Lion Honors Two Williamsburg Employees For Their Service

JAMES CITY-The Food Lion grocery store chain recently recognized long-term associates for their service to the company. Among those honored were two employees who work out of the Food Lion stores in the Greater Williamsburg area. On June 30, Food...