Carrying on the family tradition
Since their mother’s passing in April, the Goodmans have worked to preserve their mother’s touch on the family business, embracing her genial customer service and industrious attitude. And Lena Goodman, 89, is living on in the diamonds her sons sell, too. READ MORE.
Decrease in crime?
The city said Hampton’s overall crime rate is in the middle of surrounding cities in Hampton Roads – higher than Virginia Beach, Chesapeake and Suffolk but lower than Newport News, Norfolk and Portsmouth. READ MORE.
Would you like to paint a fire hydrant?
Randy Pryor, who co-owns Firehouse Coffee with his wife, Jill, got the idea from his mid-1980s stint as a professional firefighter in his native Oregon. There, his department let neighborhoods “adopt” and decorate their local hydrants, which saved money on needed repainting. READ MORE.
The owner also offers classes that teach people of all ages how to make simple vegan dishes and educates them on how to eat vegan. READ MORE.
Other than relationship building with the police department, the Office of Youth and Young Adult Opportunities is starting community conversations to learn what people are concerned about. READ MORE.
Here’s a couple more stories people were talking about:
There’s going to be a study of tick diseases and behaviors in Hampton Roads
USS Gerald R. Ford back at Newport News Shipyard following a year of trials
The ship completed nearly 750 shipboard aircraft launches and recoveries against a plan of approximately 400. READ MORE.