Wednesday, August 10, 2022

ICYMI: Ghost stories, bridge construction, community workshops and more

With dozens of headlines every week, it’s easy to miss some here and there.
Get in on the conversation. Here are this week’s most-read stories.

Old Bridges

The Virginia Department of Transportation’s $7 million project to replace two bridges on the border of Hampton and York County will be completed in 2021. READ MORE.

https://hnndaily.com/local-news/2018/10/29/aging-bridges-in-york-county-to-bring-roadwork-to-hampton-highway-through-2021/

DIY woodworking

This business is actually a do-it-yourself workshop where members can use the community space to create different craft projects. The workshop offers classes for all skills levels, from beginner to advanced. READ MORE.

Crawford Road

What began as two men bonding over movies at a local bar turned into a independent film about the gruesome histories and local lore surround Crawford Road. The film premiered Halloween night in Hampton. READ MORE.

https://hnndaily.com/local-news/2018/10/31/the-legacy-of-crawford-road-is-hitting-the-big-screen-and-a-showing-is-on-halloween/

Homeless services

Several nonprofits weigh in on the city’s new homeless center set to open in early December. The center will provide several free services including access to shower facilities and case management. READ MORE.

https://hnndaily.com/local-news/2018/11/01/heres-what-some-nonprofits-have-to-say-about-the-new-homeless-center-in-newport-news/

Charity run

After 2-month-old Joshua died, his parents decided to raise money and awareness for the disease that took his life. The 5k event is next week in Virginia Beach. READ MORE.

https://hnndaily.com/local-news/2018/11/02/this-deadly-disease-took-baby-joshua-from-his-parents-you-can-jog-for-him-and-raise-awareness-funds/

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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