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FRIDAY.FEBRUARY 17.2017

                                                                       

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Juvenile Services Chess Club Challenges Local dignitaries


On Wednesday afternoons, the staff of Juvenile Services mentors a group of young people in Secure Detention as they challenge each other in games of chess. Recently, WAVY TV-10 News Reporter and avid chess player Don Roberts visited Newport News Juvenile Services to play chess with a group of young people mentored by the department. A committed supporter of juvenile services and a frequent visitor to the Chess Club, Roberts was accompanied by Congressman Bobby Scott, former Newport News Vice Mayor Rob Coleman, and several community child advocates. The dignitaries visited to positively coach and mentor the kids while engaging them in several rounds of chess. Read more...

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City Offices to Observe
Presidents' Day


Newport News City offices will be closed on Monday, February 20th, in observance of Presidents’ Day. This includes City Hall, City offices at City Center at Oyster Point, Newport News Waterworks' customer services offices, the Public Works Operations Center and both locations of the Treasurer's Office and Commissioner of the Revenue's Office (City Hall and Denbigh). The Recovery Operations Center (formerly the Compost and Drop Off Facility), located at 550 Atkinson Way, will also be closed on Presidents’ Day.
 
All Newport News Public Libraries will be closed on Monday, February 20th.
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Schnabel Engineering


Schnabel Engineering, an Engineering News-Record Top 250 design firm, provides specialized expertise for the planning, study, design and construction of geotechnical, tunnel and dam engineering projects in the United States and abroad. The employee-owned company has worked in more than 140 countries since its founding in 1956 and has pioneered the use of new technology and foundation systems and sustainable infrastructure. Headquartered in Glen Allen, Virginia with an office in Newport News, Schnabel’s workforce exceeds 300 employees in 18 offices primarily along the East Coast.
 
The company’s presence in the region began in the early 1970s, with the Newport News location opening a decade later.
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