Sunday, July 3, 2022

ICYMI: American Dream, ex-church employee, coronavirus 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.

American Dream

When Alma Manzano got the request from Lafayette High School to give a presentation on hand hygiene and flu prevention, she’d stop in her tracks astounded. READ MORE

When she moved to the US, she couldn’t hold a conversation in English. Now, she’s on her way to be a nurse

Serious allegations

A former St. Bede Catholic Church employee accused of embezzling thousands of dollars from the church will appear in court March 26. READ MORE

Ex-St. Bede employee accused of stealing thousands from the church (Free read)

Edge District

Plans for branding a new district at the corners of three localities in the Historic Triangle aim to bring vibrancy and interest to the area.  READ MORE

The Edge District comes to the area to create an entertainment destination

Coronavirus

As the coronavirus, now known as COVID-19, continues to cause international concern, local health officials are also working around the clock to monitor the situation. READ MORE

Coronavirus: Here’s how local health care systems report possible cases; area stores out of masks, sanitizers (Free read)

Missing school days

It’s been a little more a month since the York County community was rocked by the Grafton Complex fire and the school division is still trying to figure out the best course of action. READ MORE

York County students are missing school post Grafton Complex fire. Here’s how YCSD is addressing the issue

RELATED STORY: York County supes approve initial insurance appropriation for Grafton Complex repairs

John Mangalonzohttp://wydaily.com
John Mangalonzo (john@localdailymedia.com) 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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