Portsmouth (Virginia, United States)

Type: City
Name: Portsmouth (Virginia, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 36.860001
Longitude: -76.360001
population: 99,049
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Portsmouth: These kids aren't afraid of snakes

By Pamela NicholsVirginian-Pilot correspondent© September 21, 2014You rarely hear the words beautiful and snake in the same sentence, but the group that gathered at Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve a few weeks back heard them often.John Barnes, purveyor ... [Published HamptonRoads.com - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Va. transportation head chastises ERC over toll bill delays

By Dave ForsterThe Virginian-Pilot© September 19, 2014PORTSMOUTHVirginia’s top transportation official took Elizabeth River Crossings to task Friday, saying the tunnel toll operator’s delays in billing thousands of motorists is “unacceptable” and endangering ... [Published HamptonRoads.com - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Portsmouth body shop fixes cars, makes music

By Liz CareyVirginian-Pilot correspondent© September 20, 2014It's Saturday night at Wayne's Body Shop: the cars are gone and the drills and air compressors are silent. But it's far from asleep - the fast-picking, strumming and fiddling on "Orange Blossom ... [Published HamptonRoads.com - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Two Regent Law Alumni Appointed as Judges

Two more Regent University School of Law alumni have been appointed to judgeships, bringing the total number of Regent Law alumni currently serving on the bench to 27.The Virginia General Assembly filled eight vacant judgeships during a special session ... [Published Noodls - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Shake up unit PT: Great ideas — tell us yours

Have things gotten stale with your unit PT? Maybe it’s time to shake things up.The sailors of Riverine Squadron 2 in Portsmouth, Virginia — among others who emailed us — know that a little creativity can go a long way in making command PT more than a ... [Published Military Times - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Oceana Air Show, Ribtoberfest

The Virginian-Pilot© September 19, 2014More to do this weekend.NAS Oceana Air ShowThis weekend the air show returns after a year off with the Blue Angels and other events you may have missed at Oceana Naval Air Station. Saturday-Sunday. The gates open ... [Published HamptonRoads.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

All Opinions Are Local: The Virginia pipeline controversy

By September 18 at 3:39 PMJust a few years ago, Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) seemed to be a reasonable advocate of a healthy mix of energy sources. He boosted renewables and opposed offshore oil and gas drilling. He was suspicious of dangerous, dirty coa ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Sevenson Environmental Secures Gig in Virginia

Sevenson Environmental Services, Inc, Niagara Falls, New York, has been awarded a $14.3 million firm-fixed-price contract for environmental dredging of the Atlantic Wood Industries Superfund Site, Portsmouth, Virginia.The contract also includes handling ... [Published Dredging Today - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Norcom's Wiggins hopes fast start leads to offers

By David HallThe Virginian-Pilot© September 18, 2014PORTSMOUTHNorcom High running back Charles Wiggs sat in an empty classroom this week, deflecting questions about himself with short, efficient answers during an arranged interview that he found especially ... [Published HamptonRoads.com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

ALLIANCE NATIVE TO RECEIVE PURPLE HEART

Lance Corporal William Simmons, who was injured in a roadside bomb explosion in Afghanistan on June 20 while serving with the United States Marines, will receive the Purple Heart in a ceremony scheduled for this Friday, Sept. 19, in Portsmouth, Virgi ... [Published Panhandle Post - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Virginia port reopens Portsmouth terminal

The Port of Virginia marked a milestone yesterday when it reopened the Portsmouth Marine Terminal (PMT), which had been closed for nearly three years.At 8 a.m. on Monday, the terminal began receiving trucks carrying containers for export. PMT is served ... [Published Progressive Rail Roading - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

Portsmouth Marine Terminal reopens

September 15 - The Port of Virginia's Portsmouth Marine Terminal (PMT), which has been closed for nearly three years, has reopened to cargo operations.The terminal will begin receiving trucks carrying containers for export, while the first vessel call ... [Published Heavy Lift - Sep 15 2014]

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"A lot of people are so fearful of snakes, but they are a big benefit to man, from killing rodents to potentially providing cures for diseases" he said and pointed out research shows snake venom can be effective against breast cancer, Parkinson's, HIV and leukemia
"Once I start playing, I don't stop," the 75-year-old Willis said. "I play for three hours straight, I don't even go to the bathroom. Somebody's gotta keep the show going."
...who may still live at home but would like to engage with us through our online registration," said Martha Schram, President of Aegis Therapies. "Aegis Therapies, along with the participation of Chris and Darin, are committed to caring and engaging our senior population so that we can collectively reinforce the importance of being active and healthy at any age."
"We praise God for his blessing - and we are thankful to have these men of strong intellect and character in such important positions" said Jeffrey Brauch, dean of Regent School of Law

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Portsmouth: These kids aren't afraid of snakes [Published HamptonRoads.com - 15 hours ago]
Va. transportation head chastises ERC over toll... [Published HamptonRoads.com - Sep 20 2014]
Portsmouth body shop fixes cars, makes music [Published HamptonRoads.com - Sep 20 2014]
Big Adoption Events [Published HamptonRoads.com - Sep 19 2014]
Craft Shows, Sales, Fairs and Bazaars [Published HamptonRoads.com - Sep 19 2014]
6th Annual WALK! with Aegis Therapies 2014 Event [Published BioSpace - Sep 19 2014]
Two Regent Law Alumni Appointed as Judges [Published Noodls - Sep 19 2014]
Shake up unit PT: Great ideas — tell us yours [Published Military Times - Sep 19 2014]
Oceana Air Show, Ribtoberfest [Published HamptonRoads.com - Sep 19 2014]
birth announcements [Published Portland Press Herald - Sep 18 2014]
All Opinions Are Local: The Virginia pipeline c... [Published Washington Post - Sep 18 2014]
IROBOT : Federal Contracts Awarded to Companies... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 18 2014]
Sevenson Environmental Secures Gig in Virginia [Published Dredging Today - Sep 18 2014]
Norcom's Wiggins hopes fast start leads to offers [Published HamptonRoads.com - Sep 18 2014]
Contracts for September 17, 2014 [Published United States Department of Defense - Sep 18 2014]
VPA commissioners set performance metrics for p... [Published Cargo Business News - Sep 18 2014]
MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Cont... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Sep 18 2014]
ALLIANCE NATIVE TO RECEIVE PURPLE HEART [Published Panhandle Post - Sep 17 2014]
Part 1: Insidious Invasion [Published Reuters - Sep 17 2014]
Dog Tag Brewing Expands to North Carolina and V... [Published Digital Journal - Sep 17 2014]
Virginia Port Authority board eyes raise for CEO [Published Hampton Roads Daily Press - Sep 16 2014]
Virginia port reopens Portsmouth terminal [Published Progressive Rail Roading - Sep 16 2014]
More schools fail to meet state standards [Published WVEC - Sep 16 2014]
Tyler Layne Announces New Single "She's That Gi... [Published Prlog - Sep 16 2014]
Encore Booknotes: Nathan McCall, "Makes Me Wann... [Published Booktv - Sep 15 2014]
Portsmouth Marine Terminal reopens [Published Heavy Lift - Sep 15 2014]
Portsmouth Marine Terminal Reopens Today [Published Marine Link - Sep 15 2014]
Defence Related Parliamentary Answers – to Sept... [Published Think Defence - Sep 14 2014]
Coast Guard, Partner Agencies Search for Missin... [Published WBOC TV 16 - Sep 14 2014]
Ida I. Pelletier - Albion [Published Valley Breeze - Sep 14 2014]
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MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Cont... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Sep 18 2014]
NCI Information Systems, Inc., Reston, Virginia, was awarded a $40,661,743 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with options, for non-personal information technology services and support requirements for the U.S. Army ...
Defence Related Parliamentary Answers – to Sept... [Published Think Defence - Sep 14 2014]
A regular roundup of defence related Parliamentary written answers and statements. Armed Forces Pay Review Body (Appointments) The Secretary of State for Defence (Michael Fallon): I am pleased to announce that I have appointed Professor Kenneth ...
I was there - Remember I love you [Published Wake up America - Sep 11 2014]
Remember and honour them all.    "Remember, I love you..."Those Lost on September 11th, 2001Gordon McCannel Aamoth, 32, New York, N.Y.Maria Rose Abad, 49, Syosset, N.Y.Edelmiro (Ed) Abad, 54, New York, N.Y.Andrew Anthony Abate, 37, Melville, N.Y.Vincent ...
Vehicle Accident - - Other [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Aug 31 2014]
EDIS Number: VI-20140831-45081-OTH Date / time: 31/08/2014 04:47:15 [UTC] Event: Vehicle Accident Area: Country: Other State/County: Atlantic Ocean Location: [About 50 miles southeast of Chincoteague Island] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: ...
Ike Departs Dry Dock, Returning to the Fleet [Published militaryfeed.com - Aug 28 2014]
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) — The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) moved from Dry Dock 8 to pier 42/43 at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) in Portsmouth, Virginia, Aug. 26. Thirty feet of water was introduced to Dry Dock 8 on Aug. 25, ...
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