Wednesday, October 20, 2021

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Southeast Community Resource Area Master Plan Unveiled

NEWPORT NEWS—At a recent work session, the Newport News City Council and the Newport News School Board were given a presentation on the Master Plan for the Southeast Community Resource Area (SECRA). The plan for this seven-block area between Orcutt...

Goodbye, Shy Guy. Hello, Newt.

NEWPORT NEWS—Shy Guy, the long-term American Alligator-resident of the Virginia Living Museum and undisputed king of the Cypress Swamp exhibit, will soon be packing his bags for new waters. At seven years old and seven feet long, Shy Guy...

Join Newport News for the Big Band, Blues, and Brews Crawl

NEWPORT NEWS—Newport News will bring the past to life in a unique way during the Big Bands, Blues, and Brews Crawl in the city’s Yard District on 23rd Street. In a nod to the speakeasy era, the event, which...

Coastal Fermentory Plans Benefit For Friends Of The Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter

NEWPORT NEWS-The Coastal Fermentory brewery will hold a “Cold Pours and Cute Pups” event to benefit The Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter on Wednesday, October 20, from 4pm to 9pm. Animals from the shelter will be available to meet during...

Endangered Red Wolf Joins Virginia Living Museum Pack

NEWPORT NEWS—The Virginia Living Museum recently welcomed a new male Red Wolf named Hyde to their outdoor Boardwalk Trail. Hyde, a 9-year-old male Red Wolf, was transferred to the Virginia Living Museum in September from Wolf Haven International in...

Huntington Ingalls Industries Employees Honored at Women of Color STEM Conference

NEWPORT NEWS—Twelve Huntington Ingalls Industries employees were recognized for their achievements in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) during the 26th annual Women of Color STEM Conference. Both the conference and awards ceremony were hosted virtually Oct. 7-9. Three employees...

The Torggler Center At CNU Is Ready For Visitors

NEWPORT NEWS—While the Mary M. Torggler Fine Arts Center at Christopher Newport University already had visitors over the summer, the official opening to the public will be on Sunday, October 31 at 1pm, and will include the premier exhibition...

ITA International Awarded $100 Million GSA Contract

NEWPORT NEWS—ITA International (ITA) was awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) phase III, five-year, $100 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract by the U.S. General Services Administration to implement data driven tools to enhance warfighting, training, and decision-making for the...