Sunday, October 1, 2023

Storm aftermath: Hampton and Newport News resume normal operations

The following organizations will be open on Monday. This updated list includes schools, city run programs and other facilities open to the public and will operate under normal hours unless otherwise noted.

Newport News

At this time, it is unclear if the Newport News Circuit Court, the Newport News Juvenile and Domestic Relations and the Newport News General District Court will be open on Monday.


  • All city offices
  • Starting Saturday the city’s facilities that are normally open on the weekend will be open. This includes libraries and public parks.
  • Fort Monroe: The Fort Monroe Authority Main Office and Leasing Office will reopen at 8:30 a.m., Monday, Sept. 17. Fort Monroe’s Casemate Museum will reopen on Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 10:30 a.m. Fort Monroe National Monument daily walking tours will also resume on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 11 a.m.
  • Hampton City Schools: open Monday for classes, all weekend events are still cancelled.
  • TNCC Community College and Hampton University will resume classes Monday.
  • Thursday/Friday trash pickup will begin Saturday morning but there will be no recycling pick up until next week.
  • The following will re-open Monday:
    • Ruppert Sergeant Building (Assessor, Commissioner of the Revenue, Economic Development, Procurement, Treasurer)
    • Hampton History Museum and Tourist Information Center
    • Healthy Families
    • Virginia Air and Space Center – closed Saturday. Reopens at noon Sunday.
    • Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce
Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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