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City of Virginia Beach 2020 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 Mon, 10 Aug 2020 12:02:28 EST Hit and Run Crash Involving a Pedestrian 4200 Foxwood Drive ​On Friday, August 7, 2020, at approximately 8:47 PM, Virginia Beach EmergencyCommunications received a call for an adult male lying in the road in the 4200hundred block of Foxwood Drive.Preliminary... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4940/hit-and-run-crash-involving-a-pedestrian-4200 Police Sat, 08 Aug 2020 16:56:49 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4940/hit-and-run-crash-involving-a-pedestrian-4200 Serious Crash 3900 Block North Landing Road ​On Friday, August 7, 2020 at approximately 10:25 PM, Virginia Beach Emergency Communications received a call for service for a single vehicle crash in the 3900 block of North Landing Road in the... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4939/serious-crash-3900-block-north-landing-road Police Fri, 07 Aug 2020 20:15:55 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4939/serious-crash-3900-block-north-landing-road Virtual Bank On Hampton Roads Classes Begin Sept. 2 The next round of free Bank On financial empowerment classes kicks off on Sept. 2. Coordinated through the Virginia Beach Department of Human Services, Bank On Hampton Roads is a regional partnership of... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4937/virtual-bank-on-hampton-roads-classes-begin-s Human Services Fri, 07 Aug 2020 12:48:04 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4937/virtual-bank-on-hampton-roads-classes-begin-s Library Postpones Reopening Four Branches; Five Branches Remain Open for Limited Services VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -Aug. 7, 2020 — After reopening five of its 10 branches on Monday, July 20, Virginia Beach Public Library -VBPL will postpone the reopening of an additional four branches that had been... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4938/library-postpones-reopening-four-branches-fiv Public Libraries Fri, 07 Aug 2020 08:56:00 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4938/library-postpones-reopening-four-branches-fiv Surf's Up! A New Public Art Installation Is Coming to 17th Street VIRGINIA BEACH, VA -Aug. 7, 2020 A new art installation will ride the waves to the Virginia Beach oceanfront starting August 10-14.Hive Public Space submitted the winning design for the installation... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4936/surfs-up-a-new-public-art-installation-is-com Cultural Affairs Fri, 07 Aug 2020 11:26:21 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4936/surfs-up-a-new-public-art-installation-is-com Virginia Beach Enhances 9-1-1 Services and Emergency Notification with Smart911 ​Public safety officials in Virginia Beach announced today that Smart911 is now available to all individuals. Smart911 is a free service that allows individuals and families to sign up online to provide... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4935/virginia-beach-enhances-9-1-1-services-and-em Emergency Communications & Citizen Services Thu, 06 Aug 2020 12:44:41 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4935/virginia-beach-enhances-9-1-1-services-and-em Masks and Sanitizer Available to Vulnerable Neighborhoods ​The City of Virginia Beach is partnering with the Virginia Department of Emergency Management -VDEM and the Commonwealth's Health Equity Task Force to distribute 20,000 masks and bottles of hand sanitizer... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4934/masks-and-sanitizer-available-to-vulnerable-n Communications Office Thu, 06 Aug 2020 11:36:38 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4934/masks-and-sanitizer-available-to-vulnerable-n Most City Facilities Will Reopen As Scheduled Wednesday: City Planning Delayed Openings of Buildings Where Power is Still Out Most City facilities will reopen at their regular times and services will resume Wednesday, August 5, 2020. Remember that all of the restrictions to stop the spread of COVID-19 remain... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4933/most-city-facilities-will-reopen-as-scheduled City Manager Tue, 04 Aug 2020 17:25:49 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4933/most-city-facilities-will-reopen-as-scheduled After the Storm: Ready to Recover ​The City of Virginia Beach is recovering and monitoring conditions in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaias. As of 12:15 p.m., more than 54,000 Dominion Energy customers are without power in Virginia... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4932/after-the-storm-ready-to-recover Communications Office Tue, 04 Aug 2020 08:33:19 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4932/after-the-storm-ready-to-recover Shooting 3900 Block Holland Road ​On Monday, August 3, 2020 at approximately 9:44 PM, a juvenile male walked into a local hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Preliminary investigation suggests the male was shot in... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4931/shooting-3900-block-holland-road Police Mon, 03 Aug 2020 19:06:05 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4931/shooting-3900-block-holland-road Additional Closings and Precautions Announced ​In addition to the closures/cancellations announced earlier , the following will be closed/canceled on Tuesday, Aug. 4:All courts and court clerk's offices Housing Resource Center Day Services Housing... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4930/additional-closings-and-precautions-announced Communications Office Mon, 03 Aug 2020 13:20:15 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4930/additional-closings-and-precautions-announced Virginia Beach Health Department Suspends Beach Water Monitoring Due to Tropical Storm Isaias ​The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health will suspend the Beach Water Monitoring Program for Virginia Beach- Bay and Ocean beaches this week due to the tropical storm expected to impact Virginia's... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4929/virginia-beach-health-department-suspends-bea Public Health Mon, 03 Aug 2020 13:17:30 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4929/virginia-beach-health-department-suspends-bea Virginia Beach Prepares for Arrival of Tropical Storm Isaias ​City Manager Patrick Duhaney has declared a local state of emergency in preparation for the storm.Due to expected high winds, rain and possible flooding from Tropical Storm Isaias, all City buildings... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4928/virginia-beach-prepares-for-arrival-of-tropic Communications Office Mon, 03 Aug 2020 11:25:08 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4928/virginia-beach-prepares-for-arrival-of-tropic Virginia Beach Health Department Hosting Another COVID-19 Community Testing Event ​The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health -VBDPH will hold another FREE COVID-19 community-based testing event on Saturday, Aug. 8 from 10 a.m. to noon at Level Green Park -Level Green Boulevard ... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4927/virginia-beach-health-department-hosting-anot Public Health Mon, 03 Aug 2020 08:23:38 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4927/virginia-beach-health-department-hosting-anot Sand Available for Residents to Fill Sandbags VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -August 2, 2020 — Although we are not anticipating widespread flooding due to Tropical Storm Isaias, the Department of Public Works will be making sand available tomorrow, Monday, August... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4926/sand-available-for-residents-to-fill-sandbags Communications Office Sun, 02 Aug 2020 14:16:58 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4926/sand-available-for-residents-to-fill-sandbags Possible Drowning in the Ocean at 9th Street On Saturday, August 1, 2020, at 4:58 PM, Virginia Beach Emergency Communications received a call for service for an adult male in cardiac arrest on the beach at 9th Street. Police, EMS, and Lifeguards... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4925/possible-drowning-in-the-ocean-at-9th-street Police Sat, 01 Aug 2020 13:42:23 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4925/possible-drowning-in-the-ocean-at-9th-street *Update* Homicide 800 Block of Queens Way ​*Update*The decedent has been identified as 21-year-old Kieran Marvin Powell of Virginia Beach.A teenaged juvenile, known to the victim, has been arrested and charged with murder and useof... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4924/update-homicide-800-block-of-queens-way Police Fri, 07 Aug 2020 08:24:16 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4924/update-homicide-800-block-of-queens-way City Will Re-Hear Some Planning Items to Correct Technical Error The City has decided to re-hear about approximately 20 planning items from the July 21 and July 28 City Council meetings and defer consideration of additional planning items scheduled for the upcoming... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4923/city-will-re-hear-some-planning-items-to-corr City Attorney;#25;#Planning Fri, 31 Jul 2020 10:43:37 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4923/city-will-re-hear-some-planning-items-to-corr City of Virginia Beach Preparing for Hurricane Isaias ​The City of Virginia Beach, through its Office of Emergency Management -OEM and the National Weather Service/Wakefield -NWS, is monitoring a weather system that could bring heavy rain, rough surf, possible... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4922/city-of-virginia-beach-preparing-for-hurrican Communications Office Fri, 31 Jul 2020 11:23:17 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4922/city-of-virginia-beach-preparing-for-hurrican *Update* 2 Pedestrian Fatal Crash at Independence Blvd/Broad St *Update*The decedents have been identified as 73-year-old Madelyn Marie Jeffery and 83-year-old Raymond Francis Jeffery , both of Delaware.​On Thursday, July 30, 2020, at approximately 9:03... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4920/update-2-pedestrian-fatal-crash-at-independen Police Mon, 03 Aug 2020 10:24:09 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4920/update-2-pedestrian-fatal-crash-at-independen Virginia Beach Partners with Commonwealth to Make Masks and Sanitizer Available to Vulnerable Neighborhoods ​The City of Virginia Beach is partnering with the Virginia Department of Emergency Management -VDEM and the Commonwealth's Health Equity Taskforce to distribute 20,000 masks and bottles of hand sanitizer... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4919/virginia-beach-partners-with-commonwealth-to Communications Office Thu, 30 Jul 2020 11:10:45 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4919/virginia-beach-partners-with-commonwealth-to National Night Out 2020 ​ National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. Furthermore, it provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4918/national-night-out-2020 Police Thu, 30 Jul 2020 11:46:16 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4918/national-night-out-2020 *Update* Vehicle Pursuit / Arrest *Update*24-year-old Jayden Rae Witynski of Virginia Beach was arrested and charged with:Reckless Driving, hit & run, 2 counts of eluding police, 5 counts of assault on law enforcement and... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4917/update-vehicle-pursuit-arrest Police Fri, 31 Jul 2020 06:34:20 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4917/update-vehicle-pursuit-arrest Child Drowning / Articles Lane ​On July 28th 2020 at approximately 5:19 pm, Virginia Beach Emergency Communications received a report of a missing child in the 4400 block of Articles Lane.Officers responded to the scene as the... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4916/child-drowning-articles-lane Police Tue, 28 Jul 2020 18:54:15 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4916/child-drowning-articles-lane City Receives Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting VIRGINIA  BEACH, Va. -July 28, 2020  —  For the 41 st consecutive year, the City of Virginia Beach has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4915/city-receives-award-for-excellence-in-financi Finance Tue, 28 Jul 2020 08:39:37 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4915/city-receives-award-for-excellence-in-financi Virginia Beach Health Department Announces Free COVID-19 Community Testing VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -July 28, 2020  -- The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health -VBDPH will be holding a FREE COVID-19 community-based testing event on Friday, July 31, 2020, from 10 a.m. to... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4914/virginia-beach-health-department-announces-fr Public Health Tue, 28 Jul 2020 05:53:57 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4914/virginia-beach-health-department-announces-fr Shooting 5400 Block Lynbrook Landing ​ On Monday, July 28, 2020, at approximately 11:32 PM, Virginia Beach Emergency Communications received a call for service for a gunshot wound that occurred in the 5400 block of Lynbrook Landing... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4913/shooting-5400-block-lynbrook-landing Police Mon, 27 Jul 2020 20:27:11 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4913/shooting-5400-block-lynbrook-landing Shooting / Holland Road ​On Saturday July 25th, 2020 at a-proximately 3:48pm, Virginia Beach Emergency Communications received a report of a shooting at the Wawa located at 4377 Holland Road.Officers responded... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4911/shooting-holland-road Police Mon, 27 Jul 2020 13:09:59 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4911/shooting-holland-road Shooting / Bonney Road ​On Sunday, July 26th 2020 at approximately 10:54 pm, Virginia Beach Emergency Communications received a report of shooting at the 7-11 located at 134 Thalia Village Shoppes.The preliminary investigation... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4912/shooting-bonney-road Police Mon, 27 Jul 2020 13:18:34 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4912/shooting-bonney-road ​Tidewater Veterans Day Parade, Ceremony and LuncheonCanceled VIRGINIA BEACH, VA  -July 27, 2020 - The Hampton Roads Council of Veterans Organizations -HRCVO announced that it has canceled this year's Veterans Day parade, ceremony and luncheon due to the coronavirus... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4910/tidewater-veterans-day-parade-ceremony-and-lu Communications Office Mon, 27 Jul 2020 10:44:40 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4910/tidewater-veterans-day-parade-ceremony-and-lu