Friday, March 31, 2023

ICYMI: Positive behavior, women voters, sex trafficked at 12 and more

With dozens of headlines every day, it’s easy to miss some here and there.

Get in on the conversation with this list of WYDaily’s most-read stories from the past week.

Positive behavior

Seaford Elementary School has started taking extra steps to recognize students who show signs of excellence. READ MORE

A new program at this York County elementary school is recognizing positive behavior in students. Here’s how

Women voters

When the Williamsburg League of Women Voters first started in 1962, it wasn’t without a fight. READ MORE

While women celebrate a century of voting, local League of Women Voters remembers rich history

Menstrual products

Young women in public schools across Virginia might have easier access to menstrual supplies soon. READ MORE

A new bill could make menstrual products more accessible to students throughout Virginia

Sex trafficked at 12

A resident of Latisha’s House was just 12 years old when she was first trafficked by a man more than twice her age. READ MORE

Sex trafficked at 12: A woman’s story of survival

Serious charges

York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office investigators and Newport News Police arrested a Newport News man Tuesday in connection with an investigation involving child pornography. READ MORE

Newport News man faces 11 child porn charges in York County (Free read)

John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo ( is the managing editor of Local Voice Media’s Virginia papers – WYDaily (Williamsburg), Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) and HNNDaily (Hampton-Newport News). Before coming to Local Voice, John was the senior content editor of The Bellingham Herald, a McClatchy newspaper in Washington state. Previously, he served as city editor/content strategist for USA Today Network newsrooms in St. George and Cedar City, Utah. John started his professional journalism career shortly after graduating from Lyceum of The Philippines University in 1990. As a rookie reporter for a national newspaper in Manila that year, John was assigned to cover four of the most dangerous cities in Metro Manila. Later that year, John was transferred to cover the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines. He spent the latter part of 1990 to early 1992 embedded with troopers in the southern Philippines as they fought with communist rebels and Muslim extremists. His U.S. journalism career includes reporting and editing stints for newspapers and other media outlets in New York City, California, Texas, Iowa, Utah, Colorado and Washington state.

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