Saturday, April 20, 2024

ICYMI: Highest earners, food gap, food insecure students, 24/7 library and more

Big earners

The current salaries are before taxes and does not include bonuses based on performance. READ MORE.

https://hnndaily.com/local-news/2018/09/03/heres-a-list-of-the-10-highest-paid-city-employees-in-hampton-and-newport-news/

Meeting the need

Farm Fresh was the foodbank’s third largest donor and without them the foodbank have lost about 113,000 pounds of food in the first two months of the 2019 fiscal year (which started in July). READ MORE.

https://hnndaily.com/local-news/2018/09/04/peninsula-foodbank-struggling-with-donation-deficit-after-loss-of-farm-fresh/

Food insecure college students

The food pantry at TNCC has been open since September 2017 and has been steadily serving an average of 300-400 students per month. READ MORE.

https://hnndaily.com/local-news/2018/09/06/heres-how-tncc-is-tackling-food-insecurity-among-their-students/

24/7 library

The Trible library, which is located in the center of campus, has undergone four expansion ‘phases’ since 1968. The most recent expansion, Phase IV, started in 2016 and took two years to complete. READ MORE.

https://hnndaily.com/local-news/2018/09/03/cnus-library-is-now-open-after-two-years-of-construction/

Other stories people were talking about:

Local ice sculptors to open a new bar-restaurant in Newport News

The plan is to open a bar and restaurant that will feature a “contemporary American” tapas-style menu that embodies his love of Tex-Mex cuisine, with small plates and an extensive beer and wine selection. READ MORE.

Unemployment in Virginia down, holding steady in Hampton Roads

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics the civilian labor force in the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News metro area was just over 867,000. Of those, about 785,000 workers are in non-farm related jobs. READ MORE.

John Mangalonzo
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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