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City of Virginia Beach 2014 www.vbgov.com webforms@vbgov.com (VBgov Web Team) webforms@vbgov.com (VBgov Web Team) news VBgov Web Team http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss en Sat, 20 Dec 2014 15:47:39 EST Salem Lakes Neighborhood Park closed due to construction work -Virginia Beach, VA - Beginning Monday, December 22, 2014, Salem Lakes Neighborhood Park -located at 2080 Centennial Circle will be closed due to a shoreline stabilization and dredging construction project... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2338/salem-lakes-neighborhood-park-closed-due-to-c Parks & Recreation Fri, 19 Dec 2014 03:54:46 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2338/salem-lakes-neighborhood-park-closed-due-to-c Virginia Beach Reports Strong Hotel Revenue Growth for Third Quarter The Virginia Beach hotel industry showed strong revenue growth for the third quarter of 2014 -July to September, according to data released from Smith Travel Research -STR.   Third quarter hotel sales... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2337/virginia-beach-reports-strong-hotel-revenue-g Convention and Visitors Bureau Thu, 18 Dec 2014 04:23:23 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2337/virginia-beach-reports-strong-hotel-revenue-g Volunteers Needed for Annual Point-in-Time Count on Jan. 29 The City of Virginia Beach and the BEACH Community Partnership are seeking volunteers to help conduct the annual Point-in-Time Count of people who are experiencing homelessness. The count will take place... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2336/volunteers-needed-for-annual-point-in-time-co Housing & Neighborhood Preservation Thu, 18 Dec 2014 04:11:17 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2336/volunteers-needed-for-annual-point-in-time-co Sonia Alcantara-Antoine Named Public Services Manager at Virginia Beach Public Library Sonia Alcantara-Antoine joined Virginia Beach Public Library -VBPL as public services manager on Dec. 7, 2014.Responsible for ensuring high quality services and programs for Virginia Beach residents... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2335/sonia-alcantara-antoine-named-public-services Public Libraries Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:43:19 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2335/sonia-alcantara-antoine-named-public-services Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Receives 2 Industry Awards for Early Literacy Program and a Mobile-Friendly Park App -Virginia Beach, VA - Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation is pleased to receive two prestigious awards by the Virginia Recreation and Park Society -VRPS. Judged by a jury of peers at the annual conference,... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2334/virginia-beach-parks-recreation-receives-2-in Parks & Recreation Tue, 16 Dec 2014 04:49:44 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2334/virginia-beach-parks-recreation-receives-2-in Dreamlight Inc. Expands Headquarters and Adds 45 Jobs in Virginia Beach Dreamlight Inc., founded in Virginia Beach in1989, will expand its corporate headquarters and manufacturing operations at 1620 Centerville Turnpike in Virginia Beach. The company will purchase the adjacent... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2333/dreamlight-inc-expands-headquarters-and-adds Economic Development Tue, 16 Dec 2014 04:25:11 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2333/dreamlight-inc-expands-headquarters-and-adds govSolutions, Inc. Expands with new Corporate Headquarters and 10 new Jobs govSolutions, Inc., a Virginia Beach company founded in 2004, has announced plans to build a 4,000-square-foot headquarters building to serve its growing operations. The new building will be located at... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2332/govsolutions-inc-expands-with-new-corporate-h Economic Development Tue, 16 Dec 2014 04:19:58 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2332/govsolutions-inc-expands-with-new-corporate-h Cape Henry Associates, Inc. Consolidates and Expands in Virginia Beach Cape Henry Associates, Inc., a Virginia Beach-based provider of training solutions, has announced plans to expand its headquarters and create 36 new full time jobs over the next 36 months.   Founded in... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2331/cape-henry-associates-inc-consolidates-and-ex Economic Development Tue, 16 Dec 2014 04:29:59 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2331/cape-henry-associates-inc-consolidates-and-ex ​The City of Virginia Beach Offers New VBePay.com Online Payment Portal Virginia Beach, VA – December 15, 2014 – The City of Virginia Beach Treasurer’s Office is pleased to announce the launch of the new VBePay.com Online Payment Portal . This new, mobile-optimized bill presentment... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2330/the-city-of-virginia-beach-offers-new-vbepayc City Treasurer Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:06:30 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2330/the-city-of-virginia-beach-offers-new-vbepayc City of Virginia Beach Christmas & New Year’s Holiday Schedule VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – December 15, 2014 – City offices and facilities will be operating under varied schedules during the upcoming holiday season. City of Virginia Beach offices and facilities -administration... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2329/city-of-virginia-beach-christmas-new-years-ho Communications & Information Technology Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:03:05 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2329/city-of-virginia-beach-christmas-new-years-ho City Seeks Input on Virginia Beach’s Elderly and Disabled Real Estate Tax Relief Program VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – December 12, 2014 - The City of Virginia Beach currently offers qualified property owners the ability to receive one of three forms of relief -Exemptio n , Freeze or Deferral , towards... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2328/city-seeks-input-on-virginia-beachs-elderly-a Budget & Management Services Fri, 12 Dec 2014 04:20:59 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2328/city-seeks-input-on-virginia-beachs-elderly-a Open House on the Final Design Concept for the Housing Resource Center Scheduled for Dec. 17 The public is invited to see the final design concept for the Housing Resource Center at an open house on Wednesday, Dec. 17, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Academy, 5100 Cleveland St. During... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2327/open-house-on-the-final-design-concept-for-th Housing & Neighborhood Preservation Thu, 11 Dec 2014 07:40:39 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2327/open-house-on-the-final-design-concept-for-th Planning Commission Announces 2014 Design Award Winners The Planning Commission announced the winners of the 2014 Design Awards Program at its meeting on Dec. 10. The program encourages and recognizes creative and innovative development solutions in the built... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2324/planning-commission-announces-2014-design-awa Planning Thu, 11 Dec 2014 03:46:45 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2324/planning-commission-announces-2014-design-awa Interested in Fostering or Adopting? Resource Parent Training Provides Dual Certification The Virginia Beach Human Services Department has an ongoing need for resource parents to partner with a professional team to protect and nurture children in foster care. Individuals or couples who areover... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2325/interested-in-fostering-or-adopting-resource Human Services Thu, 11 Dec 2014 03:52:10 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2325/interested-in-fostering-or-adopting-resource 2040 Vision to Action Community Coalition Meeting Cancelled The 2040 Vision to Action Community Coalition, a citizens group appointed by the City Council, has cancelled its meeting of Friday, Dec. 12.The City Council endorsed the Envision Virginia Beach 2040... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2326/2040-vision-to-action-community-coalition-mee Strategic Growth Area Thu, 11 Dec 2014 03:56:04 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2326/2040-vision-to-action-community-coalition-mee Virginia Beach City Council Approves Arena Term Sheet The Virginia Beach City Council tonight unanimously approved a non-binding agreement for an entertainment and sports arena at the Oceanfront.   The term sheet approved tonight lays out the responsibilities... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2323/virginia-beach-city-council-approves-arena-te Economic Development Tue, 09 Dec 2014 14:08:30 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2323/virginia-beach-city-council-approves-arena-te 2040 Vision to Action Community Coalition to Meet Friday, Dec. 12 The 2040 Vision to Action Community Coalition, a citizens group appointed by the City Council, will meet Friday, Dec. 12, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Strategic Growth Area Office in Town Center, 4525 Main... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2322/2040-vision-to-action-community-coalition-to Strategic Growth Area Tue, 09 Dec 2014 04:37:26 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2322/2040-vision-to-action-community-coalition-to Commonwealth v. Jordan Jamale Austin; 43 Years to Serve for Murder and Related Crimes Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth’s Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced today that Jordan Jamale Austin, 24 years old, formerly of the 4900 block of Rugby Road in Virginia Beach, Virginia, was... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2321/commonwealth-v-jordan-jamale-austin-43-years Commonwealth's Attorney Mon, 08 Dec 2014 11:21:11 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2321/commonwealth-v-jordan-jamale-austin-43-years Commonwealth v. Tommie Lawrence Cherry; Murder over Marijuana Draws Over 22 Years in Prison Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth’s Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced today that Tommie Lawrence Cherry, 43 years old, formerly of the 500 block of Sandstone Court in Newport News, Virginia,... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2320/commonwealth-v-tommie-lawrence-cherry-murder Commonwealth's Attorney Mon, 08 Dec 2014 10:28:31 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2320/commonwealth-v-tommie-lawrence-cherry-murder For one day only, enjoy FREE classes, activities and admission at Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation’s Open House on Jan. 3 Just in time for your New Year’s resolution to lead a healthier lifestyle, Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation is hosting an Open House at all Virginia Beach Recreation Centers on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2319/for-one-day-only-enjoy-free-classes-activitie Parks & Recreation Mon, 08 Dec 2014 08:49:01 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2319/for-one-day-only-enjoy-free-classes-activitie Help a child with special needs! Become a Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Play Pal volunteer. Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation is seeking volunteers to help youth with special needs participate in after school and summer camp programs. As a Play Pal, you will be assigned to a child who has... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2318/help-a-child-with-special-needs-become-a-virg Parks & Recreation Mon, 08 Dec 2014 08:23:57 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2318/help-a-child-with-special-needs-become-a-virg Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum Closed during Winter Holiday The Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum will be closed Sunday, Dec. 21 through Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015. The museum is located inside the Renaissance Academy, which will... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2317/princess-anne-county-training-schoolunion-kem Museums & Historic Resources Thu, 04 Dec 2014 09:18:43 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2317/princess-anne-county-training-schoolunion-kem Commonwealth v. Sean Demario Garland; Juvenile Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Robbery, Burglary of Acquaintance Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth’s Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced today that Sean Demario Garland, 19 years old, who previously resided in the 1500 block of W. Hastings Arch in Virginia... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2316/commonwealth-v-sean-demario-garland-juvenile Commonwealth's Attorney Mon, 01 Dec 2014 08:50:33 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2316/commonwealth-v-sean-demario-garland-juvenile Begin Your Financial Makeover Now: Sign Up for Bank On Virginia Beach Classes Don’t wait for the New Year to begin your financial makeover. Sign up now for Bank On Virginia Beach classes that will begin in January. Each class meets once per month for 10 months. In addition to the... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2315/begin-your-financial-makeover-now-sign-up-for Human Services Mon, 01 Dec 2014 06:32:28 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2315/begin-your-financial-makeover-now-sign-up-for Virginia Beach Adopts Complete Streets Policy The City of Virginia Beach has adopted a Complete Streets Policy, which originated from a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grant administered by Smart Growth America. The grant funded a two-day Complete... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2313/virginia-beach-adopts-complete-streets-policy Strategic Growth Area Mon, 01 Dec 2014 03:46:57 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2313/virginia-beach-adopts-complete-streets-policy Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum Celebrates the Season with Open House Dec. 13 Celebrate the holidays at the Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum’s annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 13, from 4 to 7 p.m. Enjoy musical performances, Santa... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2314/princess-anne-county-training-schoolunion-kem Museums & Historic Resources Mon, 01 Dec 2014 04:02:23 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2314/princess-anne-county-training-schoolunion-kem Commence the Christmas Season with the Yule Log Lighting -Virginia Beach, VA - Begin and end the holiday season with the Virginia Beach History Museums. The festivities begin with the lighting of the Yule Log at the Adam Thoroughgood House on Dec. 14 from 4to... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2312/commence-the-christmas-season-with-the-yule-l Museums & Historic Resources Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:18:14 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2312/commence-the-christmas-season-with-the-yule-l Two Buildings Added to the Virginia Beach Historical Register The Virginia Beach Historical Review Board approved applications for two buildings for the Virginia Beach Historical Register at their Nov. 20 meeting. Both properties were built in the 20th century and... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2311/two-buildings-added-to-the-virginia-beach-his Museums & Historic Resources Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:06:09 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2311/two-buildings-added-to-the-virginia-beach-his Virginia Beach CVB selects Bertka as new VP of Convention Sales and Marketing -Virginia Beach, Va., November 20, 2014 – The Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau -CVB has hired Todd Bertka, certified association sales executive, as the organization's next Vice President... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2310/virginia-beach-cvb-selects-bertka-as-new-vp-o Convention and Visitors Bureau Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:41:56 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2310/virginia-beach-cvb-selects-bertka-as-new-vp-o High-Rise Firefighting Training to Take Place Nov. 25 through Dec. 3 The Virginia Beach Fire Department will be training members on high-rise firefighting tactics at the Cavalier Hotel Oceanfront, 4201 Atlantic Ave., from Nov. 25 through Dec. 3, 2014. This live fire training... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2309/high-rise-firefighting-training-to-take-place Fire Fri, 21 Nov 2014 03:21:17 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2309/high-rise-firefighting-training-to-take-place