Thursday, February 29, 2024

ICYMI: Charity bikers, grant money, wheelchair basketball, world changers and more

School grants

The governor will give more than $1 million to Hampton and Newport News public schools. The money will be used for several programs throughout the year, including one in the summer. READ MORE.

Girls conference

This empowerment conference will award seven Hampton Roads girls who are “world changers” next month. Want to nominate someone? READ MORE.

Community survey

City residents can now share their opinions about the new plan to revitalize this neighborhood. The survey includes suggestions from adding bus stop benches to relocating the public library. READ MORE.

Breast Cancer awareness

More than 100 motorcyclists participated in a charity bike ride on Saturday. The annual event supports women with breast cancer under 50. READ MORE.

Adapted sports

From wheelchair basketball to yoga, disabled vets, adults and kids can play ‘adapted’ sports and more at Fort Monroe, thanks to this nonprofit.  READ MORE.

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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