Friday, March 31, 2023

ICYMI: A different camp, Civil War, doggies, cluster crashes, a clear pathway, and more

Camp health care

The goal of the camp was to expose the campers to the careers available to them in health care. READ MORE.

The complicated lives of Civil War soldiers

Endview’s week-long camps are designed to immerse young Civil War buffs in battlefield life. READ MORE.

Who let the dogs in?

Running with 150 volunteers at the Hampton Roads chapter, Dogs on Deployment is a nonprofit pet fostering program that works almost like a dating site. READ MORE.

It’s a cluster

In 2017 Hampton had the No. 1 crash cluster for the year with 108 crashes reported at Build America Drive/Mercury Boulevard/Power Plant Parkway/Power Plant Way/ Todds Lane. Also in the state’s top 10 last year was Coliseum Drive/Mercury Boulevard with 57 total crashes. READ MORE.

A clear pathway

Starting just three years ago, the Hampton School Board officially entered into a partnership with Ford Next Generation to create career academies in the public high schools. READ MORE.

Here’s a couple more stories people were talking about:

Food safety regulations have been updated. Here’s what you need to know

As of July 1, organizations that apply for a temporary food sale permit that are cooking raw meat will have to have a Certified Food Protection Manager. READ MORE.

Here’s how Hampton tries to combat youth violence through basketball

Hampton Hoops has been described by the city as more than just basketball. READ MORE.

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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