Thursday, September 29, 2022

ICYMI: Dinosaurs, concrete shelters, weight loss, top 10 cops, new director and more

They’re still roaming

The Virginia Living Museum has a permanent exhibit called the “Dinosaur Discovery Trail” along with an animatronic exhibit every other year. READ MORE.

https://hnndaily.com/in-our-hometown/2018/09/17/the-animatronic-dinosaur-exhibit-at-vlm-was-a-summer-hit-heres-why/

Concrete shelters

Amplified Concrete Solutions Global is a manufacturing company that specializes in building shelters using concrete canvas. READ MORE.

The CCS270 model was inflated in October of last year at the ASCG facility in Newport News (Julia Marsigliano/HNNDaily)
The CCS270 model was inflated in October of last year at the ASCG facility in Newport News (Julia Marsigliano/HNNDaily)

Weight loss

Kathlin Gordon, a registered dietitian and nutritionist at Sentara CarePlex Hospital, said most people want easy, fast results when it comes to weight loss. READ MORE.

https://hnndaily.com/local-news/2018/09/20/heres-what-you-need-to-know-about-diet-scams-and-how-to-avoid-them/

Top 10 cops

The information came from both cities. READ MORE.

https://hnndaily.com/local-news/2018/09/20/heres-a-list-of-the-10-highest-paid-cops-in-hampton-and-newport-news/

New director

Charles E. “Chuck” Rigney, 62, who is the former director and assistant director of economic development in Norfolk, will be replacing Leonard Sledge and will start work on Oct. 8. READ MORE.

Other stories people were talking about:

Habitat for Humanity ReStore: New location, same mission

The Habitat for Humanity ReStores are local home improvement and donation stores that sell a variety of items such as new or used furniture, appliances, and building materials at a discounted price. READ MORE.

Local engineers develop virtual reality tool to help treat chest wall deformities in children

A team of students and faculty at Old Dominion University has developed a 3D scanning tool to track improvement of chest deformities that’s so extraordinary it has attracted the attention of hospitals in Korea, China and France. READ MORE.

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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