Friday, May 7, 2021

Local Industries

Huntington Ingalls Releases First Quarter Profit Statements

NEWPORT NEWS—Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), the parent company of the Newport News Shipyard, reported first quarter revenues of $2.3 billion, up less than 1 percent from the first quarter of 2020. Newport News Shipyard’s contribution to HII’s overall revenues including first quarter 2021 revenues of $1.4 billion, an increase of...

Peek of Joy 3D Ultrasound and Spa Relocates to New Town

JAMES CITY-Peek of Joy 3D Ultrasound and Spa has moved to New Town. The business, which was previously on McLaws Circle, is now located above Paul’s Deli & Neighborhood Restaurant on New Town Avenue. Peek of Joy first opened in 2015. The business is co-owned by Dr. Crystal Crewe, Arleigh...

Newport News Shipbuilding Expands Apprentice School Programs

NEWPORT NEWS—Huntington Ingalls Industries recently announced The Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding was certified by the Council for Occupational Education to provide academic degrees in 26 educational programs. Beginning in 2023, the school will grant Associate degrees of applied science in maritime technology to apprentices who complete the required...

Artwork Sought For New Co-Working Space in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS—The City of Newport News is looking for artists to participate in the inaugural art exhibit that will be located within the new co-working space known as The Offices @ Two Five and J. The “Uncommon Area” art display will celebrate the talent of Newport News artists and...

Sentara Commits To Greater Supply Chain Diversity

Sentara Healthcare is taking “shop local” to a whole new level. They have pledged their executive leadership and corporate resources toward a goal to increase diversity among the company’s suppliers. “We are committed to growing partnerships with local and regional suppliers and companies owned by women, people of color, and...

New COVID-19 Mask Guidelines Issued

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new guidance on outdoor mask use for fully vaccinated Americans. Fully vaccinated individuals can now unmask at small outdoor gatherings or when dining outside with friends from multiple households. People are considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19 two weeks after...