Friday, October 7, 2022

ICYMI: Running a shelter, busy bee, Zika warning, a doughnut shop, and going electric

Caring for the animals

The shelter is a collaboration between Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson and York County. It opened in 2015 at Jefferson Avenue and Briarfield Road in Newport News. READ MORE.

To ‘bee’ or not to ‘bee’

The Colonial Beekeeper Association is an all volunteer group of beekeepers from the Peninsula and Middle Peninsula areas of Virginia. There are 180 active total members. READ MORE.

There’s only one way to avoid this

Zika is historically more common in the Caribbean, Central and South America, and parts of Africa than it is in the United States. READ MORE.

It’s art and it’s sweet

Brandy Fertitta opened Glazed on Wine Street in late 2015 and now plans to launch a second business, a bistro called Baked, next door this summer. READ MORE.

Going electric?

The survey by AAA says 50 million American buyers will “likely” go for an electric car as their next purchase. Is that the case locally? READ MORE.

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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