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Call 988: New Suicide Hotline Number to Launch in July

On July 16, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is updating its number to 988. You will be able to call, text, or start an online chat through 988. When people call, text, or chat 988, they will be connected to trained counselors that are part of the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline network. The current…more »

4th of July in Hampton Roads: 2022 Fireworks and Festival Guide

4th of July in Hampton Roads: 2022 Fireworks and Festival Guide

The 4th of July weekend is approaching!  Make your plans now to enjoy firework displays and Independence Day celebrations throughout Hampton Roads. CHESAPEAKE: Sunday, July 3rd: Celebrate Freedom. Celebrate America’s Birthday with the U.S. Fleet Forces Band, providing stirring patriotic sounds. Following the concert, fireworks by Pyrotecnico will illuminate the dark sky after sunset. Bring your own…more »

Norfolk Naval Shipyard Delivers U.S. Flags to Local Funeral Home in Honor of Flag Day

Norfolk Naval Shipyard Delivers U.S. Flags to Local Funeral Home in Honor of Flag Day

The Norfolk Naval Shipyard delivered 137 U.S. flags to a local funeral home to honor fallen veterans this Flag Day. The tradition began six years ago when Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) Veteran Employee Readiness Group partnered with Sturtevant Funeral Home to create the “Retire Your Flag Program.”   Citizens are invited to bring flags no longer…more »

Pittsburgh Grandma ‘Whooped’ Steelers Players at Pickleball

A Pittsburgh grandma recently “whooped” some Pittsburgh Steelers in pickleball but had no idea who she was playing against! screenshot of a group photo with “these guys” went viral after the woman’s daughter posted it on Twitter. 64-year-old Meg Burkardt texted her daughter a photo of a recent game that she “rolled up” to saying, “Started…more »

Max Scherzer Sponsors Dog Adoption Fees at New Jersey Animal Rescue

New York Mets‘ ace, Max Scherzer, is giving back to his community. Mets insider Pat Ragazzo tweeted that Scherzer and his wife Erica will sponsor all adoption fees for all dogs over 30 pounds who are adopted from St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center in New Jersey through June 12. Max Scherzer and his wife Erica…more »

Ryan Fitzpatrick Texts Teammates an Apparent Retirement Message

After 17 years in the NFL, Ryan Fitzpatrick appears to have announced his retirement. The quarterback texted teammates a message with a very long list of names of players he’s played with, along with the words, “Forever grateful for the magical ride.” Teammate Fred Jackson posted it on Twitter with his own message of appreciation saying, “Congrats on…more »

Buffalo Bills and NFL Contribute $400,000 Following Buffalo Mass Shooting

The Buffalo Bills and the NFL have teamed up to contribute $400,000 to support the Buffalo community following a racist mass shooting Saturday. The Bills announced today that a combined $200,0000 will go to the Buffalo Together Community Response Fund. “On behalf of the Buffalo Together Community Response Fund, we are most grateful for the…more »