Friday, July 12, 2024

ICYMI in Hampton and Newport News: New restaurant, veteran app, medical building 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.

App for vets

Veterans can now access health services through VA Launchpad, a new app available from the Department of Veteran Affairs. READ MORE.

Veterans can now access health services through one app. Here’s how

Active shooter training

Police here are hosting a free active shooter response class on Sept. 17 at the Mennowood Retirement Community. READ MORE.

If you need some kind of active shooter training, contact this police department

Outpatient surgery clinic

The new outpatient surgery center off City Center Boulevard is still under construction but should be finished by the fall. READ MORE.

Here’s an update on the new medical building near Port Warwick

New Mexican restaurant

Mexican food lovers can look forward to trying a new authentic restaurant in the fall. Sí Señor! Mexican Restaurant will open in the old Rosalita’s Italian Restaurant in Hilton Village before November. READ MORE.

Sí Señor! Sí, at Hilton Village

Elementary school mentors

Children in elementary schools may see more cops this year. The city’s police department has decided to expand the Adopt-A-School program to include all 24 public elementary schools. READ MORE.

Here’s why Newport News police officers are “adopting” elementary schools

Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsiglianohttp://wydaily.com
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 julia@localvoicemedia.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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