Woman accused of kicking, dragging puppy in Virginia apartment elevator

By Margaret Kavanagh, WTKR | Posted: Wed 4:06 PM, May 09, 2018

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WTKR) — A puppy has been taken away from its owner after allegations of animal cruelty in Newport News.

The 10-month-old puppy, Hendrix, is now being cared for at the Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter, according to Newport News City Officials.

Police say back on April 25, authorities were called to the Liberty Apartments off the 3100 block of West Avenue after there were allegations of animal cruelty.

According to a search warrant, the officer was shown video footage taken by the apartment complex that allegedly showed a woman taking the dog towards the elevator, then violently dragging the dog into the elevator and then “proceeded to violently kick the dog in the side.”

According to the warrant, the video sh...

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Wood Partners Announces Grand Opening of Alta Citizen at Patrick Henry

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., May 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Wood Partners, a national leader in multifamily real estate development and acquisition, announced today the grand opening of Alta Citizen at Patrick Henry.

The 209-unit community in Newport News, Virginia is located at 301 Continental Parkway in the Patrick Henry Place mixed-use development. Situated in historic Newport News and down the road from Oyster Point and Tech Center, it’s the perfect location to work, live, and play. In addition to an idyllic setting, Alta Citizen at Patrick Henry brings young professionals the convenience of easy travel to major employers along the Jefferson Avenue Corridor, the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport, and some of the area’s best microbreweries and restaurants.

"This area is a prime destinat...

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Newport News public library offers e-memberships

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) — The Newport News Public Library is now offering e-memberships.

The online memberships provide partons the immediate access to the Library’s online resources, including e-books, e-audiobooks, and databases.

E-memberships give students, military personnel, and others who travel the ability to use library resources where ever they are.

The e-membership will also allow guests to place requests on physical material in the library while at home. Anyone who already has a Newport News Public Library card already has access to the online recourses.

“Like all libraries, NNPL continues to evolve to meet the needs of a 21st-century community. NNPL offers something for everyone, and we are proud to offer library services and solutions that are not ‘one size fits all...

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ROSS Celebrating Important Anniversaries in 2018 – Baltimore Business Journal

BETHESDA, Md., April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — ROSS Companies, a leader in multifamily acquisitions, property management and renovation in the Mid-Atlantic region, today announced that 2018 marks significant anniversaries for two of its affiliates. This year is the 35th anniversary of ROSS Development & Investment and the 30th anniversary of ROSS Management Services.

Scott Ross began the great story of ROSS in 1983 when he founded ROSS Development & Investment. After a half-decade of success in that arena, he and his wife, Beth, knew there was an opening in the market for a management company focused on creating real value by providing great living experiences and by staying on the cutting edge of dynamic technological trends. Thus, ROSS Management Services was born in 1988...

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50-plus employers coming to job fair on Wednesday in Newport News

HIRE Peninsula 2018 is hosted by ECPI University’s Newport News campus, and will held from noon to 3 p.m. The campus is located at 1001 Omni Boulevard.

The fair is open to the public, but the first hour is reserved exclusively for veteran job seekers.

Employers include:

Huntington Ingalls SC3 (a technology company) Canon of Virginia Sentara Healthcare Riverside Health Systems Williamsburg Landing Virginia Health Services Department of the Air Force Hampton Division of Fire and Rescue Newport News Shipbuilding Norfolk Police Department Bon Secours Virginia Beach Police Department Consulate Hearth Care/Newport News Ferguson

If you’re interested — just fill out the application online here.

For more information, you can contact ECPI’s Campus Career Services Advisor Renée Turner at 757-838-91...

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Newport News teachers call for 4% raise at city council meeting

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Teachers in the Newport News School Division spoke at a Tuesday night city council meeting in the fight for higher pay.

This latest debate comes as teachers continue to protest around the country, in states like Oklahoma, demanding better pay. A public hearing on the budget began at 7 p.m.

Kindergarten teacher Mary Vause joined dozens of others asking the city council to fund a four-percent raise for teachers and other Newport News Public Schools staff. The school division says proposed funding for next year only allows for a two-percent raise.

“The average teacher in Newport News I believe makes around $50,000 a year and the difference is between around $80 and $160 a month," Vause said. "That can make a difference for a lot of hardworking families.”

The current propos...

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Gail Kane

By Forbes Funeral Home

Gail Kane, 77, formerly of Sturgeon Bay, passed away at her daughter’s home in Hobart on April 2, 2018. She was born on April 18, 1940, in Illinois to Siguard and Evelyn (Dean) Haugland. On August 31, 1959, she married Ray McCraren. Together they raised three children in Illinois.

While living in Illinois Gail worked as a banker and as a bus driver. On September 19, 1981, she married Earl Kane in Illinois and they moved to Sturgeon Bay where she worked for a number of years in the real estate business. Earl preceded her in death on December 26, 2012. Gail and Earl very much enjoyed their years of retirement in Door County.

Survivors include three children, Scott (special friend, Bev) McCraren, Gurnee, IL; Jill (Randy) Brown, Newport News, VA; Wendy (David) Martinson,...

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155 Bloxom Drive, Newport News, VA 23608

On March 15th, 2010, Joshua M. Tillett sold his residence at 155 Bloxom Drive in Newport News, Virginia, to Mr. and Mrs. Brion P Blaise. The residence was purchased for $200,000.

Joshua Tillett is a Nuclear Reactor Operator for the U.S. Navy. He attended Excelsior College where he received his BS in Nuclear Engineering Technologies. Brion P. Blaise is a Senior Master Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force.

155 Bloxom Drive sits on .24 acres and has 1,750 sq ft of living space. The colonial-style, brick home comes complete with 4 bedrooms and 2 ½ bathrooms and was built in 1969. The 2-story home also features a fireplace, 2-car garage and deck.

155 Bloxom Drive is located in the Denbigh neighborhood in Newport News, Virginia.

Newport News, VA Homes For Sale

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Community Development Partners Opens Housing for Homeless Veterans in Newport Beach, CA

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Community Development Partners is pleased to announce the grand opening of The Cove Apartments in Newport Beach, CA. A ceremony to celebrate the milestone will take place tomorrow, Thursday, March 15 from 11am-1pm at the property, located at 6001 Coast Boulevard. Speakers include:

The $6.6 million project provides permanent affordable and supportive housing for homeless veterans and low-income seniors age 62+ earning 30-60 percent of the area median income (AMI). The Cove joins Rocky Hill (Vacaville, CA) and The Orchard (Santa Ana, CA) in Community Development Partners’ expanding portfolio of properties serving individuals experiencing homelessness.

Located just steps from Coast Highway and public beaches, The Cove Apartments features 12...

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Public Records for week of March 19


Divaris Real Estate

Community Alternatives Management Group purchased the 23,397-square-foot Chesapeake Building at 410 North Center Drive in Norfolk for $1,700,000. The investment sales team of Michael Divaris, Jason Oliver, Alex Divaris and Elizabeth Paasch brokered the sale on behalf of the seller, ICC Norfolk 9, Ltd.

V5 Realty purchased 1.01 acres of land at 829 Tluchak Lane in Chesapeake from Dominion Blvd. LLC for $159,500. Jason Oliver and Alex Divaris brokered the sale on behalf of the buyer.


Doran Group LLC sold the property at 3101 Magic Hollow Blvd. in Virginia Beach. Landon Hinton and Kris Kennedy represented the seller.

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Marlyn Development Corp. purchased six parcels consisting of 7.89 contiguous acres at 4020 Victoria Blvd...

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