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Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

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Oct 06

Newport News Police Department Hosts Senior Citizens Safety Event

Posted on October 6, 2016 at 8:07 AM by Communications Department

The Newport News Police Department is hosting Baby Boomer University, a special event that teaches senior citizens how to protect themselves. Held at the Hilton Senior Center on Thursday, October 13th from 5:30-8:30 PM, the event features presentations from both the Newport News Fire and Police departments.
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Discussions at Baby Boomer University focus on telephone scams and fraud; identity theft/elder financial exploitation; fire prevention at home; gang awareness; personal safety away and at home; bullying; self-protection; carrying money; and response to panhandlers in the community. Interested seniors should RSVP to the Hilton Senior Center at 757-247-2451.