Friday, December 8, 2023

Hampton, Newport News ICYMI: Nonprofit classes, sewage spill, community calendars and more

With dozens of headlines every week, it’s easy to miss some here and there. Get in on the conversation.

Here are this week’s most-read stories.

Winter Class registration

The Newport News Parks, Recreation and Tourism department is offering winter classes to both residents and the general public starting in January. Registration starts now. READ MORE.

This city offers winter classes and registration starts now

Learn nonprofit management

Interested in nonprofit management? A local nonprofit and Thomas Nelson Community College created a new institute for students interested in learning about how to manage nonprofits. Registration is open now however classes are limited. READ MORE.

Interested in nonprofit management? Classes start next month

Sewage in James River

The Virginia Department of Health closed a portion of the James River after raw sewage spilled into the river recently. While some wildlife are not affected by the spill, others including shellfish are. READ MORE.

Sewage spill stops shellfish harvesting in part of river in Newport News

New Years closures

Not sure what is closed for New Years Eve or New Years Day? We’ve got you covered. Check out our list of holiday closures for Hampton and Newport News. READ MORE.

These places are closed during the New Year holiday in Hampton and Newport News

Free calendars

This city is giving everyone a chance to pick up a free calendar. What makes this calendar so special? It’s pre-filled with upcoming events and features paintings of local landmarks and other attractions. READ MORE.

Here’s where you can get a free 2019 calendar

Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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