Tuesday, July 5, 2022

ICYMI: African American history, COVID rules violation, bank robbery 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.

Not this year

But neither the Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools or the York County School Division are on the list of school divisions offering this course for the 2020-2021 school year. READ MORE

New history course elective on African-American history: WJCC, York County not offering it this year

Violation of coronavirus safety rules

There will be consequences, university officials said, but what exactly will be the punishment imposed on the students remains unclear. Officials would only cite W&M’s online “list of possible consequences.” READ MORE

W&M says 16 students violated coronavirus safety rules, will face consequences – but didn’t specify what the punishment will be

Tackling mental health

Can local law enforcement agencies in the Historic Triangle deal with public suicide attempts or other mental health situations? READ MORE

September is Suicide Prevention Month: How local law enforcement are trained to help

Bank robbery

James City County Police are looking for a man suspected of robbing a bank Thursday. READ MORE

Atlantic Union Bank in James City County robbed; search underway for suspect. Reward offered

Homeless kids

So how are these school districts helping students and their families who are homeless access services such as education and meals when everything is virtual? READ MORE

Homeless kids and virtual learning: How local schools are addressing the need for food, resources during the coronavirus

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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