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Officials preview ideas for choice neighborhood transformation, remind that residents need to remain at the center

Upcoming initiatives in Newport News’ Marshall-Ridley neighborhood transformation efforts may include a seafood market, commercial kitchen and funds to help homeowners spruce up their properties to go along with new apartments and replacement of Ridley Circle apartments.

As officials reviewed building plans and progress, they expressed several times they needed to focus on the residents of the neighborhood.

The City Council held a work session Sept. 15 to discuss the Choice Neighborhood Initiative.

Ricky Burgess, a city councilman in Pittsburgh, advised the Newport News council to remember “(this) process is not primarily about housing — this is about transforming families and helping families so they have a greater chance at success.” Along with housing, Burgess, who helped lead choice neighborhood transformation efforts in Pittsburgh, said new construction there involved community and resource centers, access to transportation and a new charter school.

The council agreed that the focus is not just

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‘Christina on the Coast’ Finale Preview: Christina juggles a kitchen renovation and a surprise wedding shower

Thursday night’s (September 10) episode of ‘Christina on the Coast’ will mark the end of Season 2 Part 2 of this show. ‘COTC’ gave audiences a full-blown look into Christina Anstead’s professional endeavors and also captured her in her personal space that she shares with her three children and husband Ant Anstead. A chunk of episodes from Season 2 initially aired earlier this year on HGTV and the network began airing the remainder of its episodes in the first week of August. We’ve seen Christina go on a snowy holiday with family, watched her go-kart with Ant, her best friend Cassie, and her boyfriend, seen Christina and Cassie get acupuncture, all this while continuing to work on the renovation projects for her clients. For the final episode too, she will be seen working on a kitchen remodel for her clients but at the same time, she will also be fulfilling

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