Thursday, April 18, 2024

ICYMI in Hampton and Newport News: Tax season, local jazz, state history 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.

Tax prep

It’s that time of year again. Does doing your taxes scare you? Maybe all the paperwork just seems overwhelming. The deadline to file your 2018 tax returns is April 15. Are you prepared to file? READ MORE.

Here’s where you can get your taxes done for free

Jazz fest

At least a dozen artists are scheduled to perform at the 52nd Annual Hampton Jazz Festival in June. According to the venue’s announcement, Maxwell, one of the fathers of neo soul, will perform for the first time in addition to several veteran performers. READ MORE. 

Maxwell to perform at Hampton Jazz Festival

Irish heritage

The Virginia War Museum is hosting an Irish military exhibit in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. And it only lasts six days. READ MORE. 

Celebrate Irish history at the Virginia War Museum

400 years

American Evolution 2019 Commemoration a is a statewide organization which hosts different events and programs commemorating 1619. One of the those is the 2019 Commemorative School program and only one school district has 100 percent participation: Hampton City Schools. READ MORE. 

Peninsula schools and others commemorate 400th anniversary of Virginia


A former congressional candidate for Virginia’s 2nd District defrauded a federal food service program that feeds low-income children. READ MORE.

Ex-congressional candidate Brown gets 3 years in prison for defrauding federal food program for the poor

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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