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Posted on: August 13, 2019

World Arts Celebration

Flor de Toloache

The City of Newport News presents the World Arts Celebration on August 24, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at City Center at Oyster Point. The 5th World Arts Celebration is an inclusive, signature event that honors the many cultures in our ever-expanding...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Be a Part of the Extreme Home Repair Blitz on September 28

Habitat for Humanity, the City of Newport News and the City of Hampton are joining forces to transform the community on Saturday, September 28.  During the first ever Extreme Home Repair Blitz, volunteers will help elderly, veteran, disabled and ...

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Posted on: July 9, 2019

Third Thursdays Live! at City Center

Third Thursday

Newport News Parks, Recreation & Tourism and City Center at Oyster Point will present the Third Thursdays Live! series at City Center on July 18, August 15 and September 19, 2019, 6 - 8 pm, on the Gazebo Stage. The series will feature live mu...

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

CELEBRATORY GUNFIRE-NOT ONLY IS IT DANGEROUS, IT’S ILLEGAL

At the Newport News Police Department (NNPD) we wish you and your family a very happy and safe Independence Day. To keep your neighborhood safe, please be aware that celebratory gunfire is not only dangerous but a Class 1 misdemeanor punishable by up to a...

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

RETIRED FT. EUSTIS GARRISON COMMANDER NAMED ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER

City Manager Cindy Rohlf has hired retired Ft. Eustis Garrison Commander Ralph L. “Bo” Clayton as an Assistant City Manager. Clayton begins today, July 1, 2019, in his new position and will be responsible for operational departments such as Public Works, ...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

EDA SELECTS WELDENFIELD AS DEVELOPER FOR ENDVIEW TRACT

The Economic Development Authority of the City of Newport News, Virginia (EDA) selected WeldenField Development, LLC and its Hampton Roads-based Partner, Brian Rowe with WeldenField & Rowe as the Preferred Developer for its Endview tract. The Endview ...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

2020 Newport News One City Marathon to be Held March 1

The sixth annual Newport News One City Marathon will take place on Sunday, March 1, 2020.  The event returns with a full line-up of activities for people of all ages and abilities. 

A number of exciting enhancements are being added to mar...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Newport News Awarded $30 Million HUD Grant

The City of Newport News and the Newport News Redevelopment and Housing Authority are the recipients of a $30 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (CNI) program. Funding ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Are you Flood Fluent? New Website Separates Fact from Fiction About Flooding in Hampton Roads

Last year’s hurricane season was one for the records, producing 15 named storms, eight of which were hurricanes. Hurricane Florence devastated Eastern North Carolina with catastrophic flooding that took weeks to subside. If you think you don&...

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Petco Foundation Invests in Lifesaving Work of the Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter

Grant of $50,000 will extend efforts to save more animal lives in Newport News, Hampton, Poquoson and York County

The Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter announced it has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to support its community outreac...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

COUNCILWOMAN WOODBURY NAMED TO NEW NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Committee falls under the TSA and the Department of Homeland Security

Newport News City Councilwoman Dr. Patricia P. “Pat” Woodbury has been appointed to the new Surface Transportation Security Advisory Committee of the Transportation S...

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

Newport News Receives State Workforce Development Grant

Funding will support workforce development training at Brooks Crossing

The City of Newport News was awarded a grant through the Virginia Department of Social Services’ Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program to increase workforce development...

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

City Manager Names New Fire Chief

Jeff Johnson has 30+ years of experience in all aspects of Fire and EMS

City Manager Cindy Rohlf has announced her selection of Jeffrey S. “Jeff” Johnson for the position of Newport News Fire Chief. Johnson currently serves as Fire Chief for Salinas, Calif...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Parks, Recreation & Tourism Magazine- Spring/Summer Issue

Newport News Parks, Recreation & Tourism Magazine Cover

Discover all the classes, programs, events, parks and facilities offered for spring and summer. Read our magazine online or pick up a copy at a City library or recreation facility.

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

City Again Selected as Finalist for HUD Grant Funds

The City of Newport News and the Newport News Redevelopment and Housing Authority have again been named a finalist in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (CNI) Implementation Grant program. The ...

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