Saturday, September 23, 2023

ICYMI in Hampton and Newport News: Homeless center, I-64 closings, scouting groups 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.

Free resources

The new homeless day services center in Newport News is officially open. The services are free and its operated by the Volunteers of American Chesapeake. READ MORE.

This homeless center is now open

Bridge work

The project consists of demolishing the bridge deck, replacing the bridge’s two supporting beams and milling a new ramp exit to the highway. READ MORE.

Update: LaSalle Avenue I-64 ramp will be closed for four months starting Sunday

Co-ed programs

The Boy Scouts are now accepting girls to join the scouting club even though there is a scouting club specifically for girls: the Girl Scouts of America. READ MORE.

Girls can be boys but boys can’t be girls: We’re talking Scouts here

Spooky movie

The Curse of Eve,” a local film about a woman’s supernatural experiences in the country, premieres next month at the Fort Monroe Theater. The film was shot in parts of Hampton, Chesapeake and Norfolk. READ MORE.

Local film premieres next month at Fort Monroe

Neighborhood crime

It’s no secret there is crime in the southeast community of Newport News. But just how bad is it? Has the crime gotten better in Newport News? Well, it depends on who you ask. READ MORE.

A community torn by violence: Stories from southeast Newport News

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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