Tuesday, June 18, 2024

ICYMI: Keeping it in the family, money from tourists, college prep, virtual tours and more

Workforce development

The shipbuilding company, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries and is the largest industrial employer in Virginia, was also praised for its community outreach. READ MORE.

Newport News Shipbuilding won an award for workforce development at the annual National Association of State Workforce Agencies conference earlier this month (HNNDaily Photo/ Courtesy of Huntington Ingalls Industries)
Newport News Shipbuilding. (HNNDaily Photo/ Courtesy of Huntington Ingalls Industries)

College recruitment

Hampton City Schools had 1,470 graduates in 2018 with 616 planning to attend a four-year college and 305 planning to attend a two-year college. READ MORE.

https://hnndaily.com/local-news/2018/10/01/heres-how-the-college-recruitment-process-works-at-hamptons-high-schools/

Family-run business

This Newport News business has been around for more than 100 years. Throughout the years the company opened multiple store locations in Newport News and even a storefront in Hampton, which remained open for nearly 30 years.  READ MORE.

Hauser’s Jewelers is celebrating its 120th anniversary this year (Julia Marsigliano/HNNDaily)

City tourism

One Hampton Roads city made millions from tourism. The city also “supported” 3,047 jobs, produced $10,495,782 in local taxes and $13,066,234 in state taxes compared to 2016. READ MORE.

https://hnndaily.com/local-news/2018/10/03/this-hampton-roads-city-got-more-than-300-million-from-tourism/

NASA virtual tour

See NASA Langley in your pajamas. The virtual tour has an introduction video from Dave Bowles, director of NASA Langley, and includes photos, videos and interactive 360 photos of landmarks, building and other facilities READ MORE.

https://hnndaily.com/local-news/2018/10/04/heres-how-you-can-tour-nasa-langley-from-your-sofa/

Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsiglianohttp://wydaily.com
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 julia@localvoicemedia.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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