Announcements - CASA

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Posted on: January 22, 2015

New Volunteer Training

If you are looking for a meaningful and enriching volunteer opportunity in the Hampton Roads area and want to do something about child abuse, CASA is right for you. We hope you decide to join our community of child advocates who speak up for abused childr...Read on...

Training Schedule

City Manager

11 Stories
Posted on: January 12, 2015

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

All Newport News city offices will be closed Monday, January 19, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. This includes City Hall, city offices at City Center At Oyster Point, all public libraries, Newport News Waterworks' customer service...Read on...

Posted on: October 29, 2014

Recommended Capital Improvement Plan - FY 2016 - FY 2020

The City Manager has submitted to Council his Recommended FY 2016 - FY 2020 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP). The CIP is a five year plan that outlines a schedule and a funding strategy for high-priority capital and equipment purchases.

Available online...Read on...

View CIP online
Posted on: October 20, 2014

Veterans Day Holiday

Newport News City offices will be closed on Tuesday, November 11th, in observance of the Veteran's Day holiday. This includes City Hall, City offices at City Center at Oyster Point, all public libraries, Newport News Waterworks' customer ser...Read on...

Posted on: October 8, 2014

ONE CITY MARATHON CHARITIES ANNOUNCED

Three local charities to benefit from inaugural event

MEDIA CONTACT: Kim Lee, Media Relations Coordinator, (757) 926-3685


City Manager Jim ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 8, 2014

CITY LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE AND NEW ADDRESS

New site offers citizens more functionality with additional features to come

MEDIA CONTACT: Kim Lee, Media Relations Coordinator, (757) 926-3685Read on...

Posted on: September 30, 2014

MAYOR GIVES STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS AT CHAMBER EVENT

Newport News Mayor McKinley L. Price delivered a “State of the City” address today at an event for the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce at the Marriott at City Center. The presentation was recorded in its entirety and will be available beginning Fri...Read on...

Posted on: August 14, 2014

FIFTH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL SOCCER AND OUTREACH EVENT TO TAKE PLACE SATURDAY

The City of Newport News Hispanic Advisory Committee to the City Manager is hosting its fifth annual International Soccer and Community Outreach Event on Saturday, August 16th. This free event is open to the public and will take place at Riverview Farm Pa...Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2014

ELECTED OFFICIALS TO HOLD MEET AND GREET

Citizens are invited to the inaugural “One City Meet And Greet” to be held on Tuesday, August 19th, from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Denbigh Community Center, 15198 Warwick Boulevard. The event will provide citizens the opportunity to speak one-on-one with ...Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2014

FIREFIGHTER/MEDIC RECRUITS WANTED

The Newport News Fire Department and the Hampton Division of Fire and Rescue are currently conducting our annual consolidated hiring process. The application period opened on July 28th and will close on August 20th at 4:00 PM EDT. Our consolidated hiring ...Read on...

NNFD Recruiting Flyer - 2014
Posted on: August 7, 2014

COMMISSIONER OF THE REVENUE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR REAL ESTATE TAX DEFERRAL FOR THE ELDERLY AND

The Newport News Office of the Commissioner of the Revenue is accepting and processing applications for the Real Estate Tax Deferral for the Elderly and Disabled program available to Newport News homeowners. Those who meet specified eligibility requiremen...Read on...

Commissioner of the Revenue Website
Posted on: July 29, 2014

CITY MANAGER NAMES NEW DIRECTOR OF HUMAN SERVICES

Today City Manager Jim Bourey named Venerria “Ven” Lucas Thomas as Director of Human Services for the City of Newport News. She will begin her new position in September with an annual salary of $145,000. Ms. Thomas will oversee a staff of more than 375 an...Read on...


Did you know

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Posted on: December 12, 2014

Protect Your Pipes from Freezing

Each year cold weather results in problems with customers’ water pipes freezing and sometimes bursting.

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Posted on: October 8, 2014

compost and mulch offered at the Recovery Operations Center is available to the public?

Did you know that the compost and mulch offered at the Recovery Operations Center (formerly known as the Denbigh Compost Facility) is available to the general public? If you are sprucing up your yard, you can get these products by the pick-up truckful at...More info...

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

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Notify Me allows you to subscribe to an unlimited number of email lists. Receive email or text message updates regarding the information you have requested. Check out Notify Me today!Read on...


Fire Department

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Posted on: July 4, 2014

Independence Day Safety

The Newport News Fire Department would like to remind residents and visitors to practice fire safety this Fourth of July.

It is unlawful for any person in the City of Newport News to own, sell, possess, store, display, use, or explode any fireworks to ...Read on...


Highlights

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Posted on: December 30, 2014

Watch NNTV Live and On-Demand

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Watch news and information about what is happening in Newport News on Cox 48 or Verizon 19.

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Posted on: September 17, 2014

One City Marathon

One City Marathon

Join us for the inaugural One City Marathon, March 15, 2015. Marathon Relay, Maritime 8K Run/Walk, and the Nautical Mile options also available.

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Home

11 Stories
Posted on: January 22, 2015

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT RECEIVES THIRD RE-ACCREDITATION

Agency initially accredited in 2003 by American Public Works Association

The Newport News Department of Public Works has recently been awarded its third prestigious American Public Works Association (APWA) Re-Ac...Read on...

Posted on: October 29, 2014

Recommended Capital Improvement Plan - FY 2016 - FY 2020

The City Manager has submitted to Council his Recommended FY 2016 - FY 2020 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP). The CIP is a five year plan that outlines a schedule and a funding strategy for high-priority capital and equipment purchases.

Available online...Read on...

View CIP online
Posted on: January 12, 2015

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

All Newport News city offices will be closed Monday, January 19, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. This includes City Hall, city offices at City Center At Oyster Point, all public libraries, Newport News Waterworks' customer service...Read on...

Posted on: December 8, 2014

Can Your Library Fines

Donations replace fines during the holiday season

Newport News library patrons can make donations of food and personal items over the holiday season instead of paying fines for overdue materials.

The Can Your Fines program allow...Read on...

Posted on: November 4, 2014

Community input sought on libraries' future

Newport News residents encouraged to join community discussions on future of libraries

MEDIA CONTACT: Karen L. Gill, Community Relations and Programs Coo...Read on...

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Posted on: December 3, 2014

Hollydazzle

Newport News Parks, Recreation & Tourism will present Hollydazzle, Hampton Roads’ most unique holiday event, on Friday, December 5, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in City Center at Oyster Point. Hollydazzle is a free family event with activities an...Read on...

Posted on: November 7, 2014

Library events for December 2014

Holiday events, crafts, future discussions, more in December at Newport News Libraries

MEDIA CONTACT: Karen L. Gill, Community Relations and Programs Co...Read on...

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Posted on: October 14, 2014

Craft Sale Dec. 5, 6 to benefit Grissom Library

Knitting group donates items for sale to benefit Grissom Library in annual event

MEDIA CONTACT: Karen L. Gill, Community Relations and Programs Coordinat...Read on...

Posted on: October 16, 2014

Newport News Friends of the Library to hold book sale Oct. 24-25

Books, more for sale Oct. 24-25

MEDIA CONTACT: Karen L. Gill, Community Relations and Programs Coordinator, 757-926-1357


Bargain hunters can...Read on...

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Posted on: October 8, 2014

ONE CITY MARATHON CHARITIES ANNOUNCED

Three local charities to benefit from inaugural event

MEDIA CONTACT: Kim Lee, Media Relations Coordinator, (757) 926-3685


City Manager Jim ...Read on...

Marathon website
Posted on: October 8, 2014

CITY LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE AND NEW ADDRESS

MEDIA CONTACT: Kim Lee, Media Relations Coordinator, (757) 926-3685

The City of Newport News today launched a new and completely revamped website along with a new web address, or URL – Read on...


Human Services

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Posted on: August 14, 2014

IMPACT 2014 – Backpack Give-Away, STEM Fair and Field of Friends Community Fun Day

Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, Impact 2014 - Backpack Give-away, STEM Fair and Field of Friends Community Fun Day will be held at South Morrison Family Education Center. Free and open to the public, IMPACT 2014 will be held at 746 Adam...Read on...

Posted on: July 23, 2014

Asset Based Community Development Training

Do you see things in your neighborhood that you would like to see changed but don’t know who is a neighborhood leader that can help you? You can BE that neighborhood leader.

On Friday, August 8, 2014, 6-9 pm and Saturday, August 9, 2014, 8 am-1 pm a f...Read on...


Library

12 Stories
Posted on: November 7, 2014

Library events for December 2014

Holiday events, crafts, future discussions, more in December at Newport News Libraries

MEDIA CONTACT: Karen L. Gill, Community Relations and Programs Co...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: November 4, 2014

Community input sought on libraries' future

Newport News residents encouraged to join community discussions on future of libraries

MEDIA CONTACT: Karen L. Gill, Community Relations and Programs Coo...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: October 14, 2014

Craft Sale Dec. 5, 6 to benefit Grissom Library

Knitting group donates items for sale to benefit Grissom Library in annual event

MEDIA CONTACT: Karen L. Gill, Community Relations and Programs Coordinat...Read on...

Posted on: October 16, 2014

Newport News Friends of the Library to hold book sale Oct. 24-25

Books, more for sale Oct. 24-25

MEDIA CONTACT: Karen L. Gill, Community Relations and Programs Coordinator, 757-926-1357


Bargain hunters can...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: October 22, 2014

Teens learn to create comics as part of Teen Read Week events

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Teens in Newport News learned how to create their own comic hero, chose books they couldn’t do without and watched the movie “Divergent” to celebrate Teen Read Week™, Oct. 12-18, at Newport News Public Libraries.

Vince White, creator of “The Legend Of ...Read on...

Posted on: September 25, 2014

Youth mark Banned Books Week

Youth at Pearl Bailey Library recently learned about the importance of the freedom to read.

Members of the library’s advisory committees for teens and youth assisted staff in creating a display for Banned Books Week, Sept. 21-27 this year. Youth posed ...Read on...

Teen Advisory Committee
Posted on: September 19, 2014

Local authors' day on Sept. 27

Readers can connect with Newport News published and self-published authors on Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Local Authors’ Day sponsored by the Newport News Public Library System.

Participating registered authors will have a table to sell and sign books a...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2014

Teen, Halloween, Civil War events, more in October

Workforce Series

Teens and adults ages 14 and older can network with others while obtaining some needed skills for entering the workforce, 2-4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 1, at Pearl Bailey Library; and 2-4:30 p.m. ...Read on...

Posted on: August 28, 2014

Teens create Japanese headbands

Eight members of Pearl Bailey Library’s Anime and Manga Club created their own Hachimaki headbands on Aug. 23, with the guidance of the club organizer, Louis Hubert.

In the Japanese culture, Hachimakis are usually made of thin strips of white or red co...Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2014

Thousands of books, more given away at event

Free demonstrations, books, school supplies, food, animals and fun drew about 1,700 people to the STEM Fair/Impact 2014 Family Day on Aug. 23 at the South Morrison Family Education Center.

The Newport News Public Library System gave away 1,412 free boo...Read on...

Posted on: July 29, 2014

Trivia contest winners get free movie passes

Free passes to the new Paragon City Center 12 Theater will be awarded to winners in a trivia contest.

“The Giver” Book to Movie Contest is open to all residents of Newport News who have read “The Giver” book by Lois Lowry and submit a completed entry f...Read on...

Posted on: June 3, 2014

Community service award

Because of its focus on helping citizens, Pearl Bailey Library recently received the 2014 Outstanding Community Service Award from the Office of Human Affairs Board of Directors.

The Office of Human Affairs, a community action agency serving Hampton an...Read on...


Parks, Recreation & Tourism

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Posted on: December 3, 2014

Hollydazzle

Newport News Parks, Recreation & Tourism will present Hollydazzle, Hampton Roads’ most unique holiday event, on Friday, December 5, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in City Center at Oyster Point. Hollydazzle is a free family event with activities an...Read on...


Police Department - Public Information Office

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Posted on: January 22, 2015

February is the Month for the Annual Child Safety Seat Round-Up!

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This event helps ensure that outdated, possibly unsafe, child safety seats are not used and don't end up in our landfills. Please see the attached flyer and information for drop-off locations and more information regarding the event.Read on...

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Posted on: January 23, 2015

Arrest Made in Commercial Burglary Cases

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On Wednesday January 21st, 2015, detectives released video in reference to 3 commercial burglaries in the southeast community of Newport News. On January 22, 2015, Newport News Police detectives received information in reference to the commercial burglar...Read on.....

Posted on: January 13, 2015

Robbery Suspects Sought - Identification Requested

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On Monday, January 5th at about 7:45pm, a male victim was walking in the area of N. Elm Court and Merry Oaks Drive in Newport News when he was approached by a Hispanic male and two other males. Suspect #1 pulled produced a silver handgun and demanded the ...Read on...

Surveillance Video
Posted on: January 22, 2015

01/22/2015 Daily Press - Weekly Wanted

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The Daily Press publishes a "Weekly Wanted" page in the paper that identifies suspects that are wanted by the Newport News and Hampton police departments.

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Posted on: January 8, 2015

Tactical Operations Unit Called Out 01/07/2015

The tactical situation resulted when the Fugitive Apprehension Unit and the United States Marshals Service attempted to arrest a subject wanted in Georgetown Delaware on multiple felony charges. The subject was in a room at the Midtown Motel in the 10600 ...Read on...

Posted on: December 9, 2014

Police Seek Shell Station Robber(s)

On December 8, 2014, at 9:14 PM police responded to the Shell Station at 10732 Jefferson Avenue in reference to a business robbery. The clerk advised she had been robbed by two unknown males. The owner was also in the store. One man displayed a black hand...Read on...

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Posted on: December 3, 2014

Glendale Pharmacy Robbed of Money and Prescription Medications

On December 2, 2014, at about 6:15 PM, officers responded to the Glendale Pharmacy, located at 12444 Warwick Boulevard in reference to a business robbery. The two employees indicated two unknown black males entered the store armed with handguns and demand...Read on...

Store Video of Suspects
Posted on: December 2, 2014

Police Seek Hardees Robbery Suspect

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On November 29, 2014, at about 6:40 pm police responded to the Hardees Restaurant at 430 Denbigh Boulevard in reference to a business robbery. The manager and a clerk indicated an unknown man entered the business with a handgun and demanded cash. No custo...Read on...

Store Video of Suspect
Posted on: November 24, 2014

7-11 Robbery Suspect Sought

On November 24, 2014 at about 12:30 a.m. police responded to the 7-11 store located at 744 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. in reference to a business robbery. The store clerks indicated an unknown man entered the store, produced a handgun and demanded money from th...Read on...

Store Video of Suspect
Posted on: November 21, 2014

Police Seek Cash Advance Robbery Suspect

On November 20, 2014 at about 1:40 PM an unknown man entered the Cash Advance located at 1055 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., handed the clerk a note indicating he had a handgun and demanded cash. The suspect took the note back and the clerk complied with the susp...Read on...

Surveillance Video
Posted on: November 19, 2014

Suspect Sought in First Virginia/Check Smart Robbery

On November 19, 2014, at 11:35 AM, an unknown black male entered and robbed the First Virginia/ Check Smart, located at 696 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. The offender displayed a black semi-automatic handgun in his right hand and ordered the clerks and two custo...Complete Information...

Bank Video of Suspect
Posted on: November 19, 2014

Police Seek Pharmacy Robbery Suspect

On November 17, 2014, at 9:58 PM, an unknown male entered the Walgreens at 12750 Jefferson Avenue wearing a medical mask. We need your assistance to locate this suspect.

The suspect approached the pharmacist and demanded Oxycodone. The man was holding...Entire Story.....

Store Video of Suspect
Posted on: September 17, 2014

Scam Alert

Don't be the victim of a scammer! Newport News Police will publish scams and other illegal activities you can be on the lookout for.


Street Maintenance

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Posted on: October 3, 2014

2014 Loose Leaf Collection Schedule

The Street Maintenance Division conducts an annual loose leaf roadside collection, (December to January). Residents are asked to rake leaves to edge of the road during a specific time frame, without blocking traffic or drainage ditches, and crews will pic...More info...

2014 Loose Leaf Collection Schedule (PDF)