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Hampton Roads-based ivWatch Fabricating N95 Masks To Help Combat Coronavirus

NEWPORT NEWS-ivWatch, LLC, a medical device manufacturing company located on Tech Center Parkway in Newport News, is one of a handful of businesses in the United States who have been approved to create surgical N95 Masks to help prevent...

Riverside Health System Discusses Diabetes Disparities In Online Seminar

Riverside Health System is among the leaders in its field in Southeastern Virginia. However, the organization is about more than healing people. “We’re dedicated to being the community’s resource for health care, guidance, and education,” said Toiya Sosa, the group’s...

Big Accounting Firms Favor W&M Graduates

WILLIAMSBURG – The College of William & Mary has one of the highest percentages of alumni working at the four biggest accounting firms in the country, according to the website OnlineU.com. With 17.71 percent of its accounting alumni working at...

HII Launches Amphibious Transport Dock

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division recently announced the successful launch of amphibious transport dock (also known as a Landing Platform Dock or LPD) Richard M. McCool Jr. (LPD 29). Richard M. McCool Jr., the 13th LPD in the San Antonio class of amphibious assault...

Citizens Invited To Apply For Grants Through York County Arts Commission

YORK-The York County Arts Commission is inviting residents and organizations to apply for arts grants that will benefit the county. Individuals and groups who submit a grant application for a project must abide by the following criteria in order to...

Peninsula Agency on Aging Begins Caring Neighbors Program

Peninsula Agency on Aging (PAA) has implemented a Caring Neighbors program that partners volunteers with family caregivers, older adults, and people with disabilities to foster companionship between local residents. The nonprofit began a telephone check-in to remedy feelings of loneliness...

New TPMG Model Offers Quicker Access To Mental Health Help

NEWPORT NEWS – The number of people seeking mental health assistance has increased since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, and the Census Bureau, about ten percent of Americans who need...

Sentara Postpones Hospital-Based Non-Emergent Surgeries, Procedures, and Diagnostic Testing

Starting Monday, January 10, Sentara Healthcare is postponing all hospital-based non-emergent surgeries, procedures, and diagnostic testing to ensure the safe and quality care of all patients. In a press release, Sentara stated it is seeing more covid-19 patients than...

Celebrate Healthcare Hosting HAPPY NEW YOU Health and Wellness Resource Fair January 7-9

HAMPTON-Celebrate Healthcare will host a Health and Wellness Equity Resource Fair Friday, January 7, through Sunday, January 9, at the Hampton Roads Convention Center. The one-stop healthcare shop will offer free resources for attendees including flu and covid-19 vaccinations, booster...

The Harmonic Egg of Virginia LLC Opening In Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS-Lynne Finding and Terri Bowden are opening the doors of the commonwealth's first Harmonic Egg of Virginia LLC on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at 732 Thimble Shoals, Suite 906, near City Center at Oyster Point business center. The Harmonic...

Charter Takes Over Senior Living Facility in Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG – Charter Senior Living, a company based in Naperville, IL, is making its presence felt on the Peninsula. In October, Charter took over what was previously known as Morningside of Williamsburg on McLaws Circle. “We’re under new management, but...

Dominion Energy Customers Can Lower Bills With Energy Conservation Programs

As winter begins, Dominion Energy Virginia customers can make their homes and businesses more energy efficient and help save money on their electric bills with more than 20 energy conservation programs ranging from rebates on smart thermostats to energy efficient lighting...

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New Mexican Restaurant Slated To Open In Surry This Summer

SURRY-Longtime restaurateur Luis Pedraza hopes to open Morelia Mexican Restaurant on the main drag in Surry by summer 2022. While Pedraza has already purchased the vacant building located at 11487 Rolfe Highway, he's currently awaiting approval from a lender...

New Busch Gardens Roller Coaster Opening March 25

JAMES CITY-Busch Gardens Williamsburg announced the opening date for its latest attraction, the roller coaster Pantheon. The new ride will officially open to the public on March 25, 2022. Those with membership park passes will have the opportunity to...

Two Local School Divisions To Host Job Fairs

WJJC Schools and York County Schools are planning upcoming job fairs to recruit employees. The WJCC School division will host its job fair on Friday, January 28 from 9am to noon at the division’s School Board and Central Office, 117...