Friday, April 14, 2017

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FRIDAY.APRIL 14.2017

                                                                       

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Milling and Paving Work to Begin on Boxley Boulevard and Menchville Road

 
Residents and motorists are advised that HRSD will begin milling and paving operations on Boxley Boulevard starting Monday, April 17. Work begins westbound near Warwick Boulevard, moving toward Menchville Road. Construction takes place between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday – Friday. Drivers will have access to Boxley Boulevard in both directions at a reduced capacity during construction. The work is anticipated to take about 10 days to complete, but is weather dependent. Read more...

                                                                      

Week-long Birthday Events for
Ella Fitzgerald at Downing-Gross


The City has been gearing up all year for this special week to honor local jazz great Ella Fitzgerald on what would have been her 100th birthday. The Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center, home of the Ella Fitzgerald Theater, is serving as the site for the four-day celebration.

There are events for all ages. Bring the kids Wednesday, April 19 for a free Ella-themed birthday party. School-age children can enjoy cupcakes, a scavenger hunt, and a special performance by an Ella impersonator. Read more...


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 Delegate Price to Host Spring Legislative Town Hall


Come out to South Morrison Family Education Center, Monday, April 17, as Delegate Marcia "Cia" Price (95th District) hosts a Spring Legislative Town Hall. The event takes place in the cafeteria at 6:30 p.m. Del. Price is offering updates on legislation that is becoming law in July. Citizens can also hear presentations on environmental issues, receive updates on gun violence prevention measures, learn about advocacy opportunities, and get information on summer opportunities for youth. This event is family friendly with free youth activities provided for the first 20 youth registered, between the ages of 5-17. Read more...

                                                                    

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Custom Vinyl Products


Custom Vinyl Products, headquartered in Oakland Industrial Park in northern Newport News, proudly supplies high-quality vinyl windows and doors throughout the greater Hampton Roads region. Every window and sliding door that Custom Vinyl sells is manufactured at in Newport News. 
 
The company opened for business fifteen years ago when Barry Taylor, Custom Vinyl’s President, partnered with a group of local investors and purchased the window manufacturing division of Opton, Incorporated. Read more...

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Monday, April 3, 2017

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Youth Leadership Camp with NNPD is Accepting Applications

Application Deadline April 14

 
The Newport News Police Department is accepting applications for the 2017 Youth Leadership Camp. Established in 2007,  the camp is held each summer at the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center in Yorktown and focuses on leadership development, character building, life skills, physical fitness, and promotes a healthy drug-free lifestyle. Officers engage teens by discussing youth-related topics and demonstrating real-time policing tactics, hands-on training, and activities, while teaching the importance of leadership, character and life skills.  The program is fully funded by donations from sponsors including RiversideMiller's and the Newport News Police Foundation. The U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown provides lodging for the camp. Read more...

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Public Art is Blooming

 

Public Art has become a part of the fabric of Newport News and now you can see it in a whole new way! Newport News Public Art Foundation sculptures are being used as the artistic themes for The Garden Club of Virginia's 83rd Annual Daffodil Show. Sponsored by the Huntington Garden Club and sanctioned by the American Daffodil Society, the show takes place at the Hampton Roads Convention Center from 2-6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5 and from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Thursday, April 6. Artistic and horticulture entries from arrangers and growers around the state will compete for awards and ribbons. Come out and see all the amazing entries and the artists’ perspectives on sculptures like Selene and Whitetail Crossing in flowers. The Daffodil Show is free and open to the public.

                                                                    

Paving Underway on Warwick in Denbigh


Milling and paving operations have begun on Warwick Boulevard between Mercer Lane and Woodhaven Road in Denbigh. The work is taking place overnight between 7:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. Sunday night through Thursday night/Friday morning. There will be no construction activities between 6:00 a.m. Friday and 7:00 p.m. Sunday. During the overnight construction motorists may see single lane closures and those travelling in the area are advised to be alert to changing traffic patterns. This project is part of the City’s spring paving and is scheduled to be completed in late April, weather permitting. 

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